Monthly Archives: July 2013

14-foot shark-shaped submarine (article) From the link “After “swallowing” ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau Jacques’s grandson the 14-foot (4.3-meter) shark-shaped submarine Troy is lowered from a ship into waters off Isla de Guadalupe in Baja California, Mexico.” So… obviously a super cool read … Continue reading

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Captain Picard’s words of wisdom (youtube)

Patrick Stewart’s birthday was the 13th of July, here are some words of wisdom… and some silliness afterward. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xh_t2fFF3B0 and,  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKdlQRNYuJw I hope your Sunday is without headaches.  – J

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Evolved Virtual Creatures, a simulation (youtube)

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Edward Snowden at Moscow airport, asylum claim [excellent stuff] This Snowden chap speaks very well, and the things that he has to say are quite excellent. Give this a skim, but be sure to read Snowden’s words. Should be interesting … Continue reading

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“Stardust”, an animated short film (awesome)

From the youtube page, “Stardust, a story about Voyager 1, the unmanned spacecraft launched in 1977 to explore the outer solar system. The film’s story centers on the idea that in the grand scheme of the universe, nothing is ever … Continue reading

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How to spot a liar [Youtube TED talk]

From the TED channel, “On any given day we’re lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting, shows the manners and “hotspots” used by … Continue reading

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The late Christopher Hitchens getting waterboarded (VANITY FAIR)

Consider this a followup Gitmo video to complement the Mos Def force feeding video. – J

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Guantánamo Bay force-feeding procedure

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2013/jul/08/mos-def-force-fed-guantanamo-bay-video Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) is here force-fed under standard the Guantánamo Bay procedure. It’s graphic. Enjoy your cringe, and what thoughts come after. – J

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