(Courtesy of The Mind Unleashed) This is an excerpt from the record Years, created by Bartholomäus Traubeck, which features seven recordings from different Austrian trees including Oak, Maple, Walnut, and Beech. What you are hearing is an Ash tree’s year ring data. Every tree sounds vastly unique due to varying characteristics of the rings, such as strength, […]
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Reblogged from Creative Minority Report Imagine you are on a job interview and the world ends. How would you react? You no longer need to imagine because these crazy people in Chile simulated it thanks to UltraHD tv. I like how they roll below the equator.
From Mark Yoshitake at GoogleBlog: Since its construction in 1889, more than 250 million people have visited Paris’ iconic Eiffel Tower. The highest monument in the world for more than 40 years (today that title is held by Burj Khalifa in Dubai), the Eiffel Tower remains the most visited monument globally. But not everyone has been […]
From MakeUseOf, Guy McDowell reports on the ways we can spend our tax refund: Various magazines and TV shows have been dedicated to the finer things in life, or at the very least the more expensive things in life. Forbes has The World’s Most Expensive Billionaire Homes list, World’s Most Expensive Cars list and so […]
Justin Pot reports in MakeUseOf: Find hidden hilarity and otherwise odd stuff, built right into the operating system you’re using. They’re hiding in plain site, in software you use every day, and when you find operating system easter eggs you’ll be delighted – it’s no wonder these hidden gems are called Easter Eggs. From a […]
From Wired.com: Stumped about what to make your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Perhaps the world’s smallest Cupid will warm your dearest’s heart. All it takes is a plate, some microscopic iron and a blast of heat. A degree in physics wouldn’t hurt, either.
I love gadgets. I’m always looking for amazing things to make life easier. Aren’t we all? Well, I came across this amazing bluetooth device I think represents just the beginning of a world of bluetooth devices we will soon see hit the market. It’s called hipKey. HipKey is essentially a proximity device that you attach […]
This weekend, an airline passenger in Australia was asked to change his shirt because fellow passengers did not understand the pop culture reference it carried. Here is NYMag.com’s take on the story: