Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Animated Short of the Day - The Daily What

Bridge from Ting on Vimeo.


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Animated Short of the Day

Animated Short of the Day: For her Academy of Art University thesis film, Ting Chian Tey animated an adorable, allegorical short “about four animal characters trying to cross a bridge, but ending up as obstacles to one another in the process.”

Play of the Day - The Daily What

Play of the Day: Nashville Sounds outfielder Logan Schafer kicks off a triple-play with a ball that bounces off his head (i.e. the only legitimate way to kick off a triple play).

90% Of People Don't Know About Ctrl+F | Geekosystem

A recent post at The Atlantic has called attention to the statistic that approximately 90% of people do not know about Ctrl+F “find” functionality. The topic came up during a discussion with Dan Russell, a search anthropologist for Google. About a year ago, after having an experience with a school-bus trainer who spent about five minutes looking for text in a document, Russell decided to do some research into how many people were unaware of the glory that is Ctrl+F. The results were staggering.

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9/11 Memorial construction

Time-Lapse Video Featuring Eight Years of 9/11 Memorial Construction

NBC New York is featuring a time-lapse video showing the 2004-2011 construction of the 9/11 Memorial at ground zero, which opens on September 11, 2011, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

via  http://laughingsquid.com/ NBC New York & Gawker

3D Trampoline Dodgeball


Sky Zone 3D Trampoline Dodgeball

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At the Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Rocklin, California near Sacramento, visitors can play a rollicking game of “3-D” trampoline dodgeball.

via reddit

City's plan to kill ducks inspires public outrage


About two dozen people gathered at Tuscawilla Park on Sunday to protest the planned killing of ducks at Ocala recreation areas.

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Nearby, just about as many adult ducks lounged in the shade or slowly cruised the pond, oblivious to the emotions stirred by their presence.

NYC Cabbie also Works as a King in Africa


Isaac Osei started out driving a taxi in New York City when he immigrated to the US about thirty years ago. He has built up that business into a fleet of fifty cars operating day and night. But that’s not his only occupation. When his older brother in Ghana died, Osei took his place as king over a region of Ghana. Now Osei divides his time between US and his royal realm:…….

via http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/nyc-cabbie-also-works-as-a-king-in-africa/