This guy is fantastic! The absence of a leg doesn't prevent him from laying out some incredible moves. He uses his crutches as dancing elements, then drops them to work with his arms. (Video Link) Viewer tip: the video is repeats itself. So once you've watched the first 47 seconds, you've seen the entire routine. -via Geekologie
An xkcd of obvious linguistic relevance; since you’ll wonder: lahar. Don’t miss the mouseover text, and just to get it out of the way: I, for one, welcome our new God-Empress overlord. (Hat tip to John Cowan for sending me the link....
YouTube Link This video offers up some creative hacks that enable smart phone users to get more flexibility out of their phone cameras. Included are a zoom lens technique, panoramic shot ideas, underwater, macro and more. Via Laughing Squid.
A few new articles from the past couple of days (hat tip to Drudge for these links): Unusually cool summer leads to fall colors... in mid-August. 90F days in DC? Unusually few this year – 40% fewer than average. West Virginia sees record low temps in mid-August. It’s not just this month, […]
I was surprised when Google could not find Java EE 7 Javadocs download link clearly on the first page. StackOverflow was helpful here again, but even that was the last link on first page. Now, I do know the location and can find my ways around. Show More Summary
Time for our semi-regular round-up of recent reality TV news and stories. Know about something that I don’t? Please send tips or links to me any time. Edith Flagg died at age 94 on Wednesday; she was best known recently for being the outspoken and hilarious grandmother of Million Dollar Listing L.A. star Josh Flagg, though she was a fashion designer who […] read more »
Say it here. Just love the Heine text: Text given at the link, although the…
YouTube link. An impressive but somewhat misleading sight. Those are not boulders being pushed down the streambed (explanation below the fold)...A hat tip to Skipweasel at Neatorama for this observation: "That's ice. You can see it floating, on occasion. It gets very grubby in the muddy water you find on eroding mountainsides."
(YouTube link) Mr. Forthright always has the best advice. Here, he tells us how to give a eulogy that everyone will remember …whether it makes any sense or not. I’ve had to do this duty a few times, and frankly, these tips would have spiced things up a bit. That is, if you want your funeral spiced up. -via Tastefully Offensive
Mitt Romney is in high demand for appearances at GOP congressional campaign events. The grass is always greener, ain't it? In sad sort of way, at least. Reagan-era Press Secretary James Brady, of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention...Show More Summary
Arsenal's search for greater strength in midfield continues, with the latest transfer rumours linking the club with three prospective powerhouses in the middle. The current news involves a renewed interest in Real Madrid's Sami Khedira. Show More Summary
YouTube link. An excerpt from "Palestine: Story of a Land", by Simone Bitton. This footage was taken by the Lumiere brothers in 1896; the voiceover and audio effects are modern additions.A hat tip to Gerard Vlemmings, who found this and posted it at The Presurfer.
The Liverpool Echo link Brendan Rodgers will a double Spanish swoop on Friday, with defenders Alberto Moreno and Javier Manquillo both tipped to move to Anfield. In truth, neither story is particularly new, with Liverpool having chased both Spanish full-baks for some time in the summer. Breaking down each deal separately, Sevilla defender Alberto Moreno has been […]
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(Video Link) Bayonne is a city in southern France. Like Pamplona, Spain, there is a festival in which bulls chase runners through the streets. This is 2014, so it’s no longer enough for participants to just enjoy the thrill of angry bulls pursuing them. Show More Summary
We've certainly amassed a wealth of knowledge over the years covering the money beat -- be it the dozens of "I got out of debt" success stories we've featured to the scores of psychological studies we've covered linking better financial...Show More Summary
YouTube Link Dan Collins, a disc jockey at KIKN Radio in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, got a tip that Walmart Great Value Ice Cream Sandwiches don't melt. Sitting outside on a sunny, 80-degree summer day, Collins watched the ice cream sandwich sit on a plate. Show More Summary
LinkedIn is a great platform for publishing articles, but you need to have a strategy and consider what types of content work best for the people reading articles on LinkedIn. Here's how to write articles that will succeed on Linked...
There are some really solid fly Instagrammers out there. So to help you up your game, here are 10 tips to help you become an Instagram master. LINK (via: Gizmodo Field Guide)
Chelsea are tipped to continue their summer spending with both Raphael Varane and Radamel Falcao now being linked with moves to Stamford Bridge. Jamie Anderson of the Express reports that Jose Mourinho could pounce for the players after...Show More Summary