Knowing alphamonkey’s love for storm related coolness I’m sharing this slow motion lightning strike footage with all of our ‘buddha brethren. This was made by Tom Warner, a Ph.D student at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, studying atmospheric sciences with a specialty in lightning research. You can find all six of his videos over at Wired.
Lets face it, barcodes are pretty damn blah. So why not spice them up? That’s the idea behind Vanity Barcodes.
Aside from offering a wide variety of fun designs the company will also work with you to make your own Custom Barcodes “directly into your brand identity, giving you limitless possibilities for creative tie-ins.”
If you’ve got a minute or two and are a fan of fantasy art you might want to check out the work of Filipino fantasy artist Jeffrey M De Guzman.
No, you aren’t dreaming. That’s really Dolph Lundgren (Rocky IV, Masters of the Universe) singing “A Little Less Conversation,” performing on drums, showcasing his martial arts skillz, and dancing in a tux. Don’t laugh – he will break you!
Monday’s pre-dawn launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavor marks the last night time launch of our now 29 year long Shuttle program, leaving only 4 more missions before the program hits the mothballs. I don’t know about you, but I’m a little sad about that. On the up side, Monday morning’s launch was gorgeously captured in HD from T-11 to booster separation, which you can watch below: (Skip to about 10:00 for the goods)
Oh space shuttle, I love you so.
Overall this year’s batch of Super Bowl adverts left us all here in a malaise of meh, but I did like this odd little Vegas road trip commerical from Kia (even if it doesn’t do that good a job at actually selling the product).
That’s right folks it’s Glenn Beck’s birthday today and a few heroes want to
send their well -wishes, offer their congratulations, um, have something to say on the subject. So here’s Jenny Sparks, Hit Girl, and Deadpool to offer a few words on the subject of Glenn Beck.
Check out more of the 70+ incredible animal photo collection which includes apes, birds, tigers, insects, kittens, lions, dogs, and, of course, our black and white friends.