Amazing gymnastics/martial art moves! (video of actor from Jackie Chan films)

April 29, 2007
  • This guy is amazing!!! Watch the video and see for yourself.
  • His name is Joe Eigo and, among other things, he’s one of the actors/stunt men from the Jackie Chan films.
  • The video has had over 5 million views, is rated 4.82/5 stars and is the 2nd top earning video at Metacafe!!

AWESOME flash video!! ‘Animator v’s animation II’ (Matrix’esque)

April 29, 2007
  • Top ranked flash video of all time at ‘Newgrounds.com’! – this video is Very cool 🙂
  • Click the link above, then click on the ‘Watch this movie’ icon to see it

The rich getting richer on the back of the poor – sculpture pic

April 29, 2007

Picture of a sculpture in Ringkobing (picture/sculpture says it all)

– BBC have a very relevant article about the richer getting even richer!?!?!

– There are lots of other cool/funny sculpture pics at the site e.g. Man at Work


Laughter quotes

April 29, 2007

– 10 or so ‘Laughter quotes’ at Sugar Shock
– e.g. ‘He who laughs, lasts!’ 🙂


People sharing their secrets anonymously by post card…

April 29, 2007

VERY cool site where people send in postcards with their secrets written on the back
– Some are quite intense/adult in nature (you have been warned!)
– Cards are usually done in quite an arty way
– Site claims it is ‘the largest advertisement-free Blog on the Web’ (hit counter shows 74 million + visitors)


Cool (though a little weird) pics of ‘sculptures’…

April 29, 2007

Nice little collection of pics on someone’s blog. Some are pretty gothic, using skulls and bones etc. The site (uncommonpictures.blogspot.com) has some other arty pics as well.


Artificial people… the way forward???

April 29, 2007

ScienceAhead have a list of the ‘Top 10 Artificial Technologies Ready to Create a Real Human Being‘.


How Tos and Instructions

April 28, 2007

Click here for general how tos and here for instructions on making things
Two fun and useful how tos/instructions sites are Instructables & WikiHow. Both have loads of articles on different topics. Instructables focuses on making things while WikiHow covers a broader range of how tos. WikiHow has over 18,000 articles.


Planet Earth 2?… habitable planet found! (article + video)

April 28, 2007

*New planet earth article here & video here*
A team of scientits have found the first potentially habitable planet outside our solar system! The BBC have an article and video clip with lots of info.


‘Leaping Shampoo’… weird/cool YouTube video clip

April 28, 2007

*Leaping Shampoo video clip here*
Did you know that shampoo will ‘leap’ out of a glass if you pour it in the right way?!? This is a cool (& weird!) slow motion video clip that shows the effect.

230k+ views – 4* rated


Low calorie food pics… what 200 calories looks like :)

April 27, 2007

*Low calorie food pics here*
Someone’s put together a collection of pictures that show what 200 calories of food looks like. They start off with a picture of loads of celery and work all the way down to a tiny bit of oil in the bottom of a glass. The pictures were taken with the same camera and using the same setup, so the portion sizes can be easily compared. V cool!


Funny Cat Pictures

April 23, 2007

Funny cat pictures… LOADS OF THEM!! There are around 2,500 pictures of cats in all kinds of funny poses over at the ‘Kattalogen.’ Some have funny quotes on them, and some are just plain funny pictures.

NB. all of the pictures are thumbnailed on one big page!


The pleasure of finding things out

April 18, 2007

You can see this and other snippets from a Richard Feynman interview on the BBC Horizon Webiste. You can also see the full interview (in 6 parts) at YouTube. The sound’s out of sync with the picture, but the interview is still very good.


Time turns – a beautiful poem

April 18, 2007

Time turns friends into enemies, enemies into friends… Time builds Love, Loyalty and trust. The full poem is here. Enjoy 🙂


Crazy gadget pics (slippers with headlights etc)

April 18, 2007

The Daily Mail has pics of some very unusual gadgets. After the slippers with headlights, my favourite is probably the ‘shuffling shoes’, which might actually be quite useful?…


Satellite launch rocket exploding

April 17, 2007

Awesome video footage of a satellite launch rocket that blew up just after take off. The debris was so hot, it melted the wheel rims on a car!


Funny cartoon of a typical internet argument

April 17, 2007

Very funny comic stip 🙂 – this is probably a familiar sight (in some form or another) to most people out there…


The Secret of Wealth and Happiness

April 17, 2007

Possibly not what you’d expect from the title, this is a short, but uplifting little post.


Funny comic strip – Bush and Nixon comparison

April 17, 2007

Check out this little funny… (not a full comic, just a little one pager)


Great consumerism pics/art

April 17, 2007

**60,000 plastic bags**, the number used in the US every **five seconds**
106,000 aluminum cans, the number used in the US every thirty seconds
These and more pics here


Download gallery pics/vids with one click!

April 17, 2007

DownThemAll is an awesome free Firefox extension that lets you download all the pictures and/or videos that a page links to, with a click. It only downloads from links that are part of a series, so it won’t pick up banner ads etc, and its also got a built in download accelerator!

I’ve been using it for a while now and it gets a big thumbs up from me 🙂

Socialise this


AWESOME!! video of a one-armed basketball player

April 15, 2007

Whether you’re a basketball fan or not, this guy is amazing!!


Imagining the 10th Dimension!! (flash video)

April 14, 2007

Click on the rotating pic on the right hand side of the link for a very professionally done flash video, explaining the 1st through 10th dimensions!!

Warning this may fry your brain 🙂


Star Trek Meets Monty Python (funny video)

April 14, 2007

Very funny Star Trek vid


Some great free pictures

April 14, 2007

From athousandandone.com “Our aim is to form a collection of the most amazing photographs ever captured”