Other Ten Percent 12/19/12

Dec 19 2012

Woah, hit 10 exactly. I am impressed with myself even though that is in no way an achievement (: The David Daw story? Oooooh sweet self-burn.). Anyway, I did in fact find 10 links so I’d might as well pass them along to you.

Sound Signature

I can’t wait for procedurals to start using the science behind this totally incorrectly to find criminals whenever they’re using a TV or something.

via BLDGBLOG http://bldgblog.blogspot.com/

December 18, 2012 at 07:14AM

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Why there’s a “b” in the word “doubt”

Oh Jesus ion has found out how weird etymology and linguistics is. This may be an inexhaustible source of weirdness and…wait why am I worried about that that’s awesome?

via io9 http://io9.com

December 18, 2012 at 08:00AM

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Neo Flaneur by ☯ (2012) Photoshop (via thejogging)

Yeah okay I’d visit that alternate universe.

via Ben Bashford – Notebook of Things http://journal.benbashford.com/

December 18, 2012 at 10:01AM

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Magician Yann Frisch Plays a Disheveled Man in His Cup & Balls Routine

And the award for most accurate depiction of how insane you’d go if you actually woke up to discover you had magical powers goes to…

via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com

December 18, 2012 at 10:58AM

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Samuel L. Jackson and Anne Hathaway face off: Whose movie is sadder?

The first thing that’s genuinely made me want to go see Les Mis.

via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net

December 18, 2012 at 11:57AM

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Marvel writer Dan Slott is getting death threats for the leaked ending of Spider-Man #700

Jesus I…sometimes I regret that I haven’t really kept up with comics for the last year and a half and sometimes I read a spoiler like this and just think that comics are now officially the stupidest medium on the planet. Also it’s always a Spider-man spoiler for some reason.

via io9 http://io9.com

December 18, 2012 at 01:47PM

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Dubai Festival City is Home to a New Trader Vic’s Restaurant & Bar

Someday I will go to LA again and actually go to Trader Vic’s. Until then there’s still Smuggler’s Cove so we’re fine.

via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com

December 18, 2012 at 03:00PM

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This rare view of Saturn is among the most awe-inspiring images of the planet we’ve ever seen

Space is still awesome you guys.

via io9 http://io9.com

December 18, 2012 at 03:40PM

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Change You Can Believe In, A Coin Bank That Represents Savings in Tangible Objects

I wonder if it subtracts the cost of the 3D printing materials. Actually I don’t because it’s awesome either way.

via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com

December 18, 2012 at 04:41PM

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An easy way to make moonshine

Well thank God I can check that problem off of my year end to-do list. Moonshine for everyone!

via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net

December 18, 2012 at 05:11PM

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