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Archive for the 'Miscellaneous' Category
Here's the video on the TED site. P.S. I knew this was something I'd seen before. Duh. Here's the first of four parts on Vimeo.
"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead." - Thomas Paine, The Crisis
How do you get 85% out of that? Don't regular toilets get, depending on your interpretation, something like 700% more water? This urinal: 1/8th of a gallon. Normal urinals: 8/8ths of a gallon. 85%?
Cool. Also, here's a very good article on concussions as they relate to Crosby.
Two versions, same theme. I think I like the second one better (first one courtesy of Zero Drop). The second, well, it's on the wall here.
Via Kottke and with more information here.
#leaveyourlegacy from Hooded Trees on Vimeo.
Wow. Apparently Amelia and her navigator were stranded on a small island for awhile, tried to survive, and ultimately perished. I wrote a report on Amelia when I was small (fifth grade perhaps?). I wonder if they'l find her bones.
Katie Herzig has one of those unique voices that, with the right melody and song, seem to fit just perfectly.
"The best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing." - Theodore Roosevelt
"Use what talents you possess, the woods will be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best." - Henry van Dyke
"Remembering you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart." - Steve Jobs, Stanford Commencement Speech, 2005
What the frig? Watch it once without looking at the cross. The second time, stare just at the cross. Weeeiiiirrrrddddd.