Jul 14, 2009

Super Slow Motion HD Video of a 12 Foot Barrel Wave

Whoops! Forgot to mention that big wave surfer Dylan Longbottom was inside the 12 foot barrel wave – the first shots of their kind ever recorded. The footage of the vortices created by the waves are simply spectacular. Videos like this I can watch again and again, BBC rules! For more proof…

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Jul 13, 2009

One Year in 40 Seconds | The Four Seasons in Oslo, Norway

One Year in 40 Seconds | The Four Seasons in Oslo, Norway

The video below is the result of an awesome time-lapse photography project by Eirik Solheim. Snapped in Oslo, Norway, the images were all taken from the same spot over the period of a year. Solheim also recorded simple background sounds through 2008. The sounds do not have an exact connection to each image, as the…

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Jul 10, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – July 10, 2009 | Volume 13

The Friday Shirk Report – July 10, 2009 | Volume 13

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! 20 IMAGES – The G8 Summit is Serious BiznASS – Pre-pounce. Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww – Pounce! – Can you believe this? She’s not wearing a helmet – I don’t even know what’s going…

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Jul 9, 2009

10 Awesome USB Devices and Gadgets

10 Awesome USB Devices and Gadgets

Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a serial bus standard that connects devices to a host computer. USB was designed to allow many peripherals to be connected using a single standardized interface socket. Now lets look at some awesome USB gadgets and devices! USB Laser Guided Missile Launcher – The Cold War has gone Cubicle Features:…

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Jul 7, 2009

Street Art by Asbestos – Master of Mixed Media

Street Art by Asbestos – Master of Mixed Media

Asbestos, self-portrait Asbestos is a street artist hailing from Dublin, Ireland. He specializes in mixed media artwork, combining mediums like photography and painting onto found objects (often wood). He then installs these pieces either back onto the streets, or consigns them to gallery wall spaces. I’m not clear what his exact process is…

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Jul 6, 2009

Holy Conversion: Church from 1790s Renovated and Restored

Holy Conversion: Church from 1790s Renovated and Restored

Cemetery included! The St Nicholas Church House is an interesting example of a building restoration, which is often quite costlier than a straight renovation. The end result is a very unique open-concept space. Personally, I don’t think I would ever feel fully comfortable living in such a space no matter how modified the interior was.…

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Jul 3, 2009

The Friday Shirk Report – July 3, 2009 | Volume 12

The Friday Shirk Report – July 3, 2009 | Volume 12

Welcome to the Friday Shirk Report where you will find 20 images, 10 articles and 5 videos from the previous week of sifting. Enjoy! 20 IMAGES – Good thing it’s not an English test – “This is even more painful than it looks” – Homer S. – You feel anything yet? – Awesome picture of…

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