Apr. 29th, 2011

Welcome to the last Friday of April 2011.

That was fast!

Let’s begin…

» Cement Factory Loft

Fantastic! Must have taken years to get it into this kind of shape.

» Devo: What We Do (360 degree video)

While this video playes the viewer is allowed to drag across all of the different camera angles that were shot to make it, or select a random camera. You may not enjoy the song (or the band) but this is pretty amazing technology.

» Five Things About Bar Fights that Every Movie Gets Wrong

Funny. With example videos!

» Class 3 Outbreak Map – Zombies at Royal Wedding 2011

Just in time, here is a challenging zombie game, Royal Wedding style!
Sent in by Traci T.

Bonus Link!

» Letters of Note: I am only 6 but I think I can do this job

“…6-year-old train enthusiast Sam Pointon sent the following letter to the museum in an attempt to fill Scott’s shoes and land his dream job.”
Hilarious. And adorable.

Have a happy Friday.

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Apr. 22nd, 2011

Welcome to Friday!

And Happy Eater / Passover, etc. Here we go…

» Notes from Chris

“These are notes that I post around New York City from a mysterious man named Chris. Chris wants to do tedious things with people. He also has lots of problems.”
Hiiiilarious.
Sent in by Stef G.

» Highbrow Animated GIFs Starring Supermodel Coco Rocha

“New York photographer Jamie Beck has turned the GIF into a respected art form, presenting an interesting path for future use.”
These are stunning.

» Pick a year to begin the end

Choose a year and see why that year should have been / should be the end of the world.
Sent in by Tara P.

» Pigs Can Fly!

A very clever, challenging little game. Don’t be fooled by how easy the first levels are. Very addictive.
Sent in by Alison L.

Bonus Link!

» Corinne Vionnet: Photo Opportunities

Corinne Vionnet took selected images “from hundreds of snapshots of tourist locations culled from the Internet. By collecting and then bringing together successive layers of around a hundred similar ‘photo souvenirs’, these images conjure up questions about representation and memory of places.”
Sent in by Bonnie D.

Happy Friday, Friday people!

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Apr. 15th, 2011

Happy mid-April, Friday people.

Let’s begin…

» SF Giants Brian Wilson’s Beard

Explore San Francisco Giants closing pitcher Brian Wilson’s immense beard, and be amazed.

» Shit Harper Did

[self explanatory]
Meaning Canadian politician Stephen Harper.

» Banana Sculptures

Bizarre! But extremely well done.

» Jhink Toy

This is a pretty confusing game if you are new to it but after that it’s highly addictive.
Sent in by numerous subscribers.

Bonus Link!

» Chicks With Steve Buscem Eyes

[self explanatory… and yiiiii!]
Discovered by Craig F.

Have a great Friday and a great weekend.

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Apr. 8th, 2011

Ahhhh Friday. And where I live: it’s warming up!

Here goes…

» Conflict History

A really cool interactive timeline / map that outlines international conflicts throughout history.
Great interface and a really interesting informative site.
Still in beta. Well done.

» The 10 Strangest, Most Terrifying Creatures Ever Found

[self explanatory… and YIKES!]

» New York Times: How Manhattan’s Grid Grew

Overlapping a to-scale 1811 map of a proposed grid layout of Manhattan, versus the actual map today. (Note the “reveal” slider to the left.)
I love this!

» Osada

Another of those “I wonder what it does?” games. Definitely challenging but also beautiful.

Bonus Link!

» Jason de Caires Taylor: Evolución Silenciosa (The Silent Evolution)

A variety of scupltures, presented underwater.
Fantastic.
Sent in by Simon B.

Yay!

Happy Friday everybody.

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Apr. 1st, 2011

It’s the first Friday in April.

No really it is!

No I’m not kidding.

Okay… here we go.

» 60 Completely Unusable Stock Photos

[self explanatory]
Seriously who took these? For what purpose?!

» Think Quarterly

Think Quarterly is a new digital magazine from Google.

» fklickholdr

“Get placeholders related to the site you are developing, by pulling images from flickr based on tags”
While a little slow, this is a brilliant idea.
Sent in by Craig F.

» GunBlood

A challenging old-timey western duelling game.

» Penguin Rough Guide Coin Landscapes

Wow. Take a good look at these. This must have taken quite a bit of preparation. Nicely done!
Sent in by Brandi Z.

Have a great weekend, Friday friends.

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