Other Ten Percent 4/22/10

Apr 22 2010

I am grading paper do do do do do. It’s so fun do do do do do. …That’s catchier when you actually here me sing it. …Okay not really.

*Architecture* *Art*
City Settlements
http://spaceinvading.com/entry/project_id/City-Settlements201004181271649286
I have no idea what these are supposed to be but they look super cool.

*Television* *The Occult*
Lost Tarot Cards Deal out the Castaways Past Present and Future
http://io9.com/5520957/lost-tarot-cards-deal-out-the-castaways-past-present-and-future/gallery/
I’m getting kinda sick of Lost fan projects but I really like the art on these.

*Architecture* *Construction*
The Foundations of Rockefeller Center
http://www.cca.qc.ca/en/collection/638-the-foundations-of-rockefeller-center
FUN FACT: Building foundations look really cool when they’re actually large buildings.

*The Internet* *Timekeeping*
Cuckoo Clock Shows the Tweets
http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/04/cuckoo_clock_shows_the_tweets.html
This week’s stupidest project that I love.

*History* *Utopias*
Epcot Center’s Early History
http://www.boingboing.net/2010/04/21/epcot-centers-early.html
Oh man I love Epcot, it’s retro-futurism that’s never allowed to admit it’s retro.

*The Underseas* *Biology*
Bacterial Mat the Size of Greece Found on Pacific Floor
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20627574.100-bacterial-mat-the-size-of-greece-found-on-pacific-floor.html
Weirded out.

*Wrestling* *Science Fiction*
Santo, the Mexican Wrestler Who Fought Aliens, Nazis and Vampires
http://io9.com/5521172/santo-the-mexican-wrestler-who-fought-aliens-nazis-and-vampires/gallery/
I wish I had something to add to this but it’s already too insanely awesome.

*Sports* *Psychology*
Insanely Great at Ultra Endurance Races
http://kottke.org/10/04/insanely-great-at-ultra-endurance-races
This dude runs so hard for so long he literally goes insane from it. HE LITERALLY GOES INSANE.

*Magic* *Science*
Rudy Coby at the Magic Castle in Lost Angeles, April 26 – May 2
http://www.boingboing.net/2010/04/21/rudy-coby-at-the-mag.html
I never thought I’d say this but I really wish I was in LA for a week or two.

Webcomics Roundup
Diesel Sweeties is judged unfairly.

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