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Archived Since:February 24, 2011

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UPDATE

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

Dear readers,First of all thanks for the nice and encouraging words in the comments.This morning I had to go back to hospital for a CT scan. The provisional results were sent to my lung doctor. He told me it doesn't look good. ThereShow More Summary

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10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

Dear readers,For the second time in a short period, there will be no updates on The Presurfer. I had a short vacation a couple of weeks ago, this time is more serious. I've not been feeling well lateley. My breathing wasn't good enough and my staying power reduced. Show More Summary

The Most Satisfying Video In The World

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

Have you ever seen something that makes your skin tingle and for some unknown reason provides you with a sense of unbridled peace and happiness? Gears working in perfect synchronization, a cake frosted with absolute precision, marbles rolling so smoothly it hurts. Something that is just...satisfying? YouTube link The Presurfer

The Places On Earth Where Nature Is Most Likely To Kill You

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit Most of us have been caught out by the weather, whether we got soaked to the skin in a storm or burned red by the sun. But there are places in the world where Mother Nature really goes in for the kill.From deadly storms to volcanic eruptions, there are threats everywhere. Of all Earth's danger zones, which is the most deadly? (via Nag on he Lake) The Presurfer

The Map Of Mathematics

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

The entire field of mathematics summarised in a single map! This shows how pure mathematics and applied mathematics relate to each other and all of the sub-topics they are made from. YouTube link The Presurfer

This Is How You Fold A Record-Breaking Paper Airplane

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit In 2012, designer John Collins constructed a paper airplane that flew an astonishing 226 feet, establishing a distance record that still stands. Collins has designed 75 different paper airplanes, and he's still coming up with new ideas. His ultimate goal is to create a novel design that shatters his current record for distance. The Presurfer

30 Second Sweepovav Demonstration

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

Sweepovac is a new Kitchen Vacuum. It's a self-contained unit vacuum for your kitchen! Simply sweep, kick the switch, and the dirt is sucked away. YouTube link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer

The Story Of A Painting That Fought Fascism

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit On 26 April 1937, Nazi German and Italian bombers attacked the Basque city of Guernica. Over the course of three hours, they destroyed three-quarters of the ancient town, killing and wounding hundreds.The raid was 'unparalleled in military history,' according to reports at the time- and it inspired one of the most famous anti-war paintings in history. The Presurfer

The Perfection Of The Paper Clip

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit Most everyday objects - like the key, or the book, or the phone - evolve over time in incremental ways, and the 20th century in particular revolutionized, or streamlined the vast majority of the things you hold in your hand over the course of an average day. But the paper clip - invented in 1899 hasn't been improved upon since. The Presurfer

Glossy Ibis Slow-Motion Aerial Combat

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

Glossy Ibis slow-motion aerial combat. Vimeo link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer

The Stories Behind The Most Famous Slogans

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

M2OnHold has created an infographic that explores the stories behind some of the most famous brand slogans. Find out how popular slogans like Nike's 'Just Do It,' or Apple's 'Think Different' were conceived. The Presurfer

Sony's Newest Super Slow Motion Movie

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

The Super Slow Motion Movie Taken by 3-layer Stacked CMOS Image Sensor with DRAM. YouTube link The Presurfer

An Underwater City For The Dead

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

The Neptune Memorial Reef is an eternal resting place for ocean lovers that's entirely underwater. Cremated remains are mixed with cement and formed into placements that are added to the underwater city. The Reef is open to the public so families can dive down to visit their loved ones on the sea bottom. YouTube link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer

Why Do We Feel Hot And Cold As Pain

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit On the face of things, a hot waffle iron wouldn't seem to have all that much in common with a block of ice. But the two objects share the same capacity to inflict pain. Extreme heat and extreme cold are both able to deliver a nasty blow to human skin, and it turns out that the brain monitors these thermal extremes in similar ways. The Presurfer

The Banana Republics

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

Banana republic is a political science term used originally for politically unstable countries in Latin America whose economies are largely dependent on exporting a limited-resource product, e.g. bananas.It typically has stratified social...Show More Summary

15 Bizarre Flags From Around The World

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit Infographic by UK Feather Flags (www.uk-featherflags.co.uk/). A collection of some of the most unusual and unique flags that we have been able to find around the internet. Check out high quality, high resolution pictures of some of the most bizarre flags that have been made along with information about each one for you to enjoy. The Presurfer

The Evolution Of Tap Dance

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

Scott Bradlee and his Postmodern Jukebox take us through the history of tap dancing in the past 115 years, with dancer and choreographer Sarah Reich shuffling and tapping her way through various songs, from 1899's Maple Leaf Rag to 2014's Uptown Funk. YouTube link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer

How Model Trains Transformed From Cutting-Edge To Quaint

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit In the 19th century, the railroad was the Internet of its day, connecting people with one another and moving merchandise and raw materials across great distances. Naturally, children were eager to play with pint-size versions...Show More Summary

Why Cartoon Characters Wear Gloves

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

Animators had a few tricks up their slee.... err gloves. YouTube link The Presurfer

Fresh Caught Canandians

10 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

All Sizes! (via Bad Newspaper) The Presurfer

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