Saturday, June 6, 2015

Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion...

Relive the Apollo 11 mission to the moon at We Choose the Moon.

You have until 31 July to submit your entry to CineSpace, a competition for short films created using original NASA footage.

Steven Wilson's 8-track album Sampler is ranked #3 on Amazon's free albums. Yes, that's right. Free. You really ought to get this album.

If you sometimes give presentations that include charts and similar visuals you'd be doing everyone a favor if you stopped doing these 7 cardinal sins of chartmaking. Especially Unnecessary 3D. Yuck.

Paul Reed, study for Topeka, 1967 (left), In and Out, 1971 (right). I've been learning more about Paul Reed's work since seeing a photo of one of his paintings in the conservation lab at the Dallas Museum of Art. I find his pencil study above to be quite fascinating. Image source.
The forbidden forest around Verdun is littered with unexploded ordnance from WWI. Read about the people who clean it one bomb at a time.

Did you know there was a World Video Game Hall of Fame? Well, there wasn't until they recently announced their inaugural class of inductees including Pong, PacMan, Tetris. Can you guess the other three?

Vocabulary word of the data: morosoph, a learned fool.

Happiness is contagious. Through the smell of sweat.

Walrus webcam.

Linebacker Von Miller farts so much during Broncos team meetings that he gets fined. the best proof of stupidity. ~Michel de Montaigne

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