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Opinionated Hot Links

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Brazil 2016

Epic Cat is still epic.

84 year old shows his stuff at Muscle Beach.

Weaponized Victimhood: “This is not a grand battle against institutionalised injustice. This is an addiction to indignation.”

The MiniMoog made music history. Here are Parts 1 & 2 of an interesting (but flat) documentary.

Remember Walter Carlos? He flipped the switch years ago, and nobody cared. Why does anyone care about that Bruce guy?

The Ramones 31 December1977 London. Very cool, but they didn’t play Sheena.

Canadian cities in the 1950s in watercolor.

Cussing in the carnival photobooth.

Incarcerated for his opinions in the United States of America, Dinesh D’Souza has a new film out.

FWIW, The Blogmocracy had trouble migrating their blog. Their new address is http://www.blogmocracy.com so update your bookmarks.

[Top image from here, with the caption:
Already struggling with an impeachment challenge, the worst recession in a century and the biggest corruption scandal in Brazil’s history, the Workers Party leader was given another reason to doubt she will complete her four-year term.”
Something sounds familiar.]

Positive Negative Hot Links

Sunday, 26 June 2016

Kilroy as a parallel LC circuit or band-stop filter

Ultra-High Speed photography .gifs are ultra-slow to load, but they’re worth the wait.

Johnny Ramone’s tee shirt.

Interesting essay on the existence and non-existence of the FBI Files on cartoonist Walk Kelly. [Related post here.]

Michael row de boat ashore, Hallelujah!” Earliest known published lyrics of that song date to 1867 and were written in dialect. It was sung by former slaves whose owners had abandoned St. Helena Island prior to the arrival of the Union navy. [Wiki]

Gullah is still spoken on St. Helena Island. It’s a creole language.

B̕͝ro̸̡ḱe̴͞n̢ ̶͟c̡u͢͞b̨e̵̸̢.

Squirrel painlessly removes girl’s tooth. TRUE.

The Queen’s Green Screen.

[Top image: A parallel LC circuit or band-stop filter. Image found here, via here.]

Hinky Dinky Parley-Voo Hot Links

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Irene Noblette Ryan

I wanna be the Sumpy.

I don’t wanna be the Bobo.

Interview with Ian Herring. The guy is a “colourist,” enhances comic books by coloring the graphics. His website is kinda cool, too.

Hey, Dad. Can I have your jeans?” Denim jeans or jackets manufactured before 1980 are a hot ticket for collectors. Wow.

Milo Yiannopoulos, Christina Hoff Sommers and Steven Crowder: Intolerant jerks disrupt an otherwise civil forum. Long clip, starts out kinda jumpy. [NSFW, NSFK, foul language with subtitles.]

Want to learn tattooing but your girlfriend won’t let you practice on her? Make your ink mistakes on a Pound Of Flesh instead.

World’s 1st prosthetic arm designed for a tattoo artist is pure steampunk.

Hinky Dinky Parley-Voo” was a popular song post-WWI.

[Top image: She worked in vaudeville, radio, film and on Broadway. She played Daisy Moses in a popular TV show. Guess before you click.]

 

Fine Shredded Hot Links

Sunday, 12 June 2016

VW Sidecar

Interactive 3D Music Map is kinda cool. It’s a graphic representation of styles and their relationships/influences with a vertical timeline [via].

Incoming! Interactive map of immigration to the U.S. 1820-2013 [via].

How to make Ottoman spiral candy.

Larry.

“They are evil monsters who attack us night and day,” and they’re a protected species. Take a guess as to what those monsters are before you click here.

Giorgio de Chirico.

Giorgio de Chirico’s work animated.

This guy doesn’t lose his cool despite being surrounded by belligerents.

[Top image from here.]

 

High Cholesterol Hot Links

Sunday, 29 May 2016

Breakfast of Champions

Mime Wall is awesome.

Very cool. Also very hot.

The lightning flash captured here happened during a May 20 storm not far from the Florida Tech campus in Melbourne. It was recorded at 7,000 frames per second using a high-speed camera.

(3-1) Dimensions = Cool Illusions. Wait for the last one [via].

Cell Phone Etiquette.

A waste is a terrible thing to mind.

Parkour Relay.

“When I was a boy, we had to walk to… oh wait. Nevermind.”

[Top image from here.]

Let’s Kiss & Make Up Hot Links

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Sophie Tweed Simmons

Unmelting a lollipop [via].

Fun with math, stats & logic.

Here’s one of the images you get if you arbitrarily Google “DOG FACE HEAD.”

15 year-old discovers lost Mayan city in Canada. (Okay, yeah, there’s a grammar thang going on there, but so what.)

I didn’t know what “stimming” was until I read this.

ICYMI Dept.: Curtis James Jackson III (aka rapper 50 Cent aka  BigazzPantload) records himself harassing a white autistic guy working at CVG Airport, then claims it was an accident. [More here.]

Cool looping animation is cool and looping and animated.

Samantha Fish gonna put a spell on you, and they ain’t nothin’ you can do ’bout it.

This is pure awesome.

[Top image screen capped from KISS Makeup Tutorial – How to apply makeup to look like Gene Simmons by Gene Simmons featuring daughter Sophia Tweed Simmons [via].

Totally Biased Hot Links

Sunday, 8 May 2016

Tippi

This video needs no soundtrack.

Finally, some hand-crafted Javascript.

Lego Train GoPro video [via].

A Proportional-Integral-Derivative controlled (PID), 6 degree of freedom (6-DOF) Stewart platform is very cool.

Fake Hate Crimes in the U.S. Database [via].

Batman vs. Superman [via].

Although my kids drew it on their notebooks, I still don’t know what it means.

Hippos eating watermelons.

[Top image coopted and edited from here. She once lived here. Related post here.]

Honka Chicka Hot Links

Sunday, 10 April 2016

HonkaChica

Wallington Chevron sells Seattle Propane, and it’s a gas [via].

Daddy’s really thirsty.

Perspiration goes “Poof.”

Google “Run Hog Face” and this is one of the image results.

This is awesome. And so is this.

That should outrage everyone regardless of one’s political affiliation. Integrity in journalism is dead. Welcome to the world of Pravda.

[Top image found here.]

 

 

Testudinoidealistic Hot Links

Sunday, 3 April 2016

Tortoise above the Venetian Lagoon 1555 Melchior Lorck

Occasionally I google three random words just to see what turns up. “John headlight insect” produced this, and I’m going to try it tomorrow.

How to change a lightbulb.

A Fallen TearThe El Dorados [1956 Vee-Jay Records].

A Fallen TearThe Marcels [1961 Colpix Records].

Goetta.

Beep … beep …  beep … THIS equipment is evil.

The Chalk Police have been summoned.

Look out, Cannes. Look out Oscars. There’s an old kid in town.

[Top image from hereMelchoir Lorck‘s “Tortoise above the Venetian Lagoon” 1555].

 

 

Pro Anti Hot Links

Sunday, 20 March 2016

MongoosePlay

1915 Bigass Lobsters.

Everybody’s Marty Feldman [via].

Catboat.

What’s an OODA Loop?

Lizardoggie.

St. Kitts and Nevis. After the Spanish Conquest, mongooses were introduced to hunt and kill rats and snakes, but then they began going after chickens and became vermin themselves.

The Mongoose Play is a piece of folk theatre from Saint Kitts. The play is based around a battle against mongooses, who threatened the island’s chickens, an important food source, after having been imported to exterminate the then-raging snake and rat population. The Mongoose Play involves both dance and music performed by costumed masqueraders.

One would think that a “then-raging snake and rat population” might eventually take care of itself unless it were in equilibrium and self-supporting.


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