Distractomatic

Mar
16


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Miura-ori Fold

8:36 am | writes:

Everything should be folded with the Miura-ori Fold:

Jan
03


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You Can’t Beat Zorba

6:49 pm | writes:

You can try to beat Zorba at dancing, but you probably cannot. The 8-Bit Zorba Dance Competition.

Dec
01


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What He Made

9:37 am | writes:

Here’s a perfectly fantastic site with which you should spend some time: What I Made is a well-illustrated documentation of one man’s artful/crafty creations. A beautiful site; an inspiring read. Go now!

Nov
04


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Personal Multicopter

8:34 am | writes:

In the ever-continuing saga of “We Were Promised Jetpacks,” (the concept, not the band), there is now, at least, this:

A personal “multicopter.” Not bad. The article on Engadget includes a video.

Oct
10


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Things Could Be Worse

9:46 am | writes:

Whatever is happening, remember: THINGS COULD BE WORSE.

Sep
30


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Shakespearean Things We Say Today

8:59 am | writes:

From Nawasaka:

Sep
30

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The Ekranoplan “Lun”

8:44 am | writes:

Yes, this aircraft really existed: the “Lun”-class Ekranoplan was a Russian seaplane. But, more importantly, it’s a sign that there were once astounding feats of design & engineering before everything became generic and boring. Via igor113 (more photos on his site).

Details on the craft at Wikipedia.

Sep
29


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Get Yourself Some Articulacy!

12:46 pm | writes:

A engaging, online “game” that helps you “Turbo-charge your vocabulary,reading, and writing skills.” In short: get yourself some articulacy with Word Dynamo.

Sep
04


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How to Grow a Pineapple

9:31 am | writes:

How to Plant & Grow a Pineapple. Do this now.

Aug
08


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Sassy Cat

2:51 pm | writes:

Sassy Cat and The Dangers of Discount Taxidermy:

See the full Terrible Taxidermy site.