Inside the Secret World of Russia’s Cold War Mapmakers
“The Soviet military mapped the entire world, but few have seen the actual, physical maps—until now. ” – My Comments :
The Unquiet Voice of Saruman
“Saruman the White is one of literature’s greatest wizards. Not so household a name in pop culture, perhaps, as Merlin, Harry Potter, or Gandalf himself, but nearly so. Fantasy readers might at leas… ” – My Comments : Really great article dissecting the history and character of Saruman in both “canon” and uncompleted works of Tolkien.
The Mechanics of the Film Projector
“Bill tears apart a film projector to reveal the amazing mechanisms used in the pre-digital age to trick the mind into seeing a moving image. He uses high spe… ” – My Comments : Really interesting! I never knew all of the intricacies…
Liked on YouTube: “Best of Middle-earth” http://youtu.be/ER7YiGdpe_8
Liked on YouTube: “Surprising Applications of the Magnus Effect” http://youtu.be/2OSrvzNW9FE
Liked on YouTube: “Joe Pesci Spits on Elmo: Behind The Scenes at Sesame Street” http://youtu.be/IZ05oOZiZOA
vanilla ice v. milli vanilli Girl You Know Its Ice Retromax
“vanilla ice and milli vanilli Girl You Know Its Ice Retromax remix lyrics Ice Ice Baby Ice Ice Baby All right stop Collaborate and listen Ice is back with my… ” – My Comments : Craptacular!
[thanks to Vern for sharing]
Finally, here are the stunning pictures of Pluto NASA has waited a decade to capture
“A tiny sliver of Pluto has already upended what we thought we knew about alien geology ” – My Comments :
Liked on YouTube: “One-Minute Time Machine | Sploid Short Film Festival · Official Selection” http://youtu.be/vBkBS4O3yvY