Fun with the new Facebook Profile layout

Everybody’s been talking about this.

And now you can create your own with this webapp.

But we’ve been creating alphabet photo galleries, so you can tag your friends and do this.

Childish but BLOODY funny.


This is smart too.

200 Countries, 200 Years, 120,000 Numbers – in 4 Minutes

Hans Rosling’s famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport’s commentator’s style to reveal the story of the world’s past, present and future development.

Now he explores stats in a way he has never done before for the BBC – using augmented reality. In this section of ‘The Joy of Stats‘ he tells the story of the world in 200 countries over 200 years using 120,000 numbers – in just four minutes.

Internet Skill #253: How to play a drain pipe

Gwan son. Why the hell not.

Songs are…
– Office Theme Song (0:18)
– Linus and Lucy (0:38)
– Turkish March (1:13)
– Mario Brothers Theme (1:27)
– In the Hall of the Mountain King (1:54)
– Bad Romance (2:07)
– Viva La Vida (2:50)
– Like a Virgin (3:03)
– Crazy Train (3:23)
– Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger (4:01)
– James Bond Theme (4:15)
– Pirates of the Caribbean Theme (4:35)
– The Final Countdown (featuring my friend, Quin) (4:56)


A Few Cosmic Mind Bogglers

I watched a great episode of Horizon last night – asking the biggest questions that science can possibly ask: where did everything in our universe come from? How did it all begin? What followed was a dizzying exploration of cosmic bounces, rips and multiple universes. If you like that sort of stuff I can’t recommend it highly enough. Proper BBC documentary film making.

BBC iPlayer – Horizon: 2010-2011: What Happened Before the Big Bang?

If you want more, here’s a couple of others that might help blow your fragile mind fully apart.

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