1. Mountains May Depart is an excellent Jia Zhangke movie, hat tip Scott Sumner. I also very much like The Innocents, still in some theaters around you. 2. Model this: Indian baby-tossing (NYT). And here is Luke Aikins-tossing, I note that a number of action movies with plunging heroes just became more plausible. Show More Summary
Hat tip to Q and O reader Eric who sends along the link (in a comment) to the piece I’m referencing today. It is an extremely well written dissection of Barack Obamas dismal foreign policy record – a record that can only be described in one word – failure. If I wanted to add an […]
YouTube link. Try listening to the first minute or two. I guarantee you'll be surprised.A tip of the blogging hat to Dan Schreiber and the other elves of NSTAAF for alerting me to the existence of this album, which I otherwise would never have known about.
Brief History of Highlands, North Carolina, video via YouTube. Hat tip to Susie deVille for the link. Lots of towns have a history video. What I want to see is your “now” video, and then I want to see your “future” video. You know the kind of town history videos I mean. The ones […]
(John Deering via GoComics.com). Speaking of Lucifer’s testicles… (I owe someone a hat tip for the link to that parody site, and as soon as I find out who it was they’re getting a bill for brain bleach.) And another Easter treat for those of us who grew up in the Catholic/Christian traditions: Damn. […]
YouTube link. From a 2012 Christmas concert at South Kitsap High School (Port Orchard, WA). Hat tip to Mademoiselle Titam, who posted the original 2008 performance. This newer version has better quality video and less giggling by the audience during the performance.
There are dozens and dozens of such creations posted at Chemistry World Blog. A tip of the blogging hat to Madamejujujive for locating the thread and posting the link at Everlasting Blort.
YouTube link. A hat tip to my cousin in Barcelona for sending me the link to this video, which is a European production aired by the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation.This is a documentary that examines the history and present implementation...Show More Summary
Hat tip to Bradley for sending us the link to this video. It is a public service announcement. Many of us have heard of squibs happening. Just like a DQ in a competitive match; there are two kinds of people out there, those that have had it happen and those that will. I only have […] Read More … The post PSA: Subsonic Squib appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
This is an undated statement by the production company of "Nazi War Diggers" now apparently retitled "Battlefield Recovery" (Hat tip Andy Brockman for the link): Battlefield Recovery is a 4 x 1hr history series that throws light on less...Show More Summary
China’s 4G mobile users surpassed 250 million for the first time at the end of July, according to newly released data (link in Chinese) from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (hat tip to TechNode). If you throw 3G users into the mix, that number shoots up to a whopping 695 million users, with China’s total mobile user […]
Hat tip to reader Alexander who sent us a link to a comprehensive 1991 BMW 325ic’s service history offered up on eBay because someone just probably wants them for the “novelty.” The items reportedly include purchase paperwork and dealer maintenance records for an Alpine White, automatic convertible built around April 1991. Show More Summary
YouTube link. Presumably the next step will be to make it driverless. With a hat tip to my old classmate Wren.
Seriously, NBC News wrote a piece on Earth Day founder Ira Einhorn, who had killed his girlfriend and put her body in a trunk. And hat tip to The Federalist’s Mollie Hemingway for the link.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIFYPQjYhv8&w=560&h=340] My favourite line is “what happens in Vegas, stays on Flickr.” Data sourced from socialnomics.com (follow @equalman). Hat tip to Nathan Bush for the link to the vid. The post Is Social Media a fad? appeared first on cameronreilly.com.
YouTube link. Those who found the image of the captive fennec fox disturbing should enjoy this video of a fox interacting with two little girls on his home turf, so to speak. A hat tip to reader Ellen S. for locating the video.Its name...Show More Summary
Hat tip to Erik Loomis for linking to this whiny piece by Andrew O’Hagan in the New York Times style magazine. O’Hagan is mad by the supposed pressure men are under these days to groom themselves extensively, which he fears—because of course he does—is taking away his...
Russ Roberts interviews Josh Angrist, king of causality Does LaTeX lead to more paper errors than R? (I prefer LyX) (Hat tip to Development Impact blog for the last two) AEJ Applied has an astonishingly good special issue devoted to microfinance … Continue reading ? The post Links I liked appeared first on Chris Blattman.
Hat tip to commentor Howard Beale IV for the AddictingInfo link: The Texas House approved the use of “panic buttons” in lawmakers’ offices after several incidences earlier this month where open-carry advocates showed up to bully andShow More Summary