Lazy school holiday blogging: neat stuff

Various links wot have caught my eye on various mailing lists, blogs and emails I have read recently: has some of the Stunning New Images of Mercury taken by the spacecraft MESSENGER. (Trivia of the day – MESSENGER — short for MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging.)

Take On Me: Literal Video Version – reworking of the lyric by Dusto McNeato – “Ever wish songs just sang what was happening in the music video? Well now they do.” (I had forgotten quite how weird this video was).

Did you know that Australians tend to build Big Things?

Like trains? Check out some Trains of Russia.

Ordinary things filmed in slow motion show many more interesting details.

John Clarke and Brian Dawe explain the financial crisis.

Categories: Life

2 replies

  1. I like this a lot. I’m not sure what it says about me, though, that I immediately recognized the video just from the still of the sketchy guy’s eyes, before I read any of the text.

  2. That was hi-larious! Thanks for sharing.

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