All posts tagged awesome

The Connected States of America

A spectacular interactive infographic put together by folks at MIT that shows the connections bridged by cellphones (and others not bridged). (via Andrew Sullivan)



Language, linguistics, lovely

A sort of extraordinary exercise in control of voice and facial expressions, in the form of a Judy Garland impression, of all things. From the ever-impressive Amy Walker: Related to something I could have sworn I’d posted previously, but apparently haven’t: 21 accents in 2 1/2 minutes. (via BoingBoing)

One of many

I like Youtube as much as the next fellow, but for me it hasn’t really become the time sink that it easily could be.  That said, I think Vimeo may be my Youtube…  There are some really amazingly put-together videos hanging out there. This, for example, is amazing: SlagsmÃ¥lsklubben – Sponsored by destiny from Tomas […]

Once you start using it, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it

The Pomegranate.  (No, not the fruit.) It’s kind of amazing how much effort actually went into this. “A fresh cup of coffee from your smart phone.  Yes, it’s finally possible. (via MeFi)

Plus / Minus

+ Periodic table of awesoments, happy people read, 2008 movie recap preview (it’ll make sense, after you’ve seen it) – Psychopaths pick on underdogs, mad cow disease may come back in style (via io9), people kissing alligators.

Our ledere

I keep forgetting about this.  And it makes me happy, each time I remember. Excerpt from the Prowl Log: The ryghte hande man to Optimus Prime was speciale agente Jazz, who time after time displayed a penchaunte for flayre and daring, even when certayne defete was staring him ryghte in his unflynching opticale visor (whyche […]