National Geographic: How to make Zero G Idents

The spots shown at the beginning of this video might not be so spectacular, but watch how those have been made later in this clip.


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link to vimeo video

video by: brothersandsisters

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Humor: What’s your Seduction Style?

Great quiz, funny questions, excellent visuals and good sense of humor.

Try for yourself (Goto: [Extras] -> What’s your Seduction Style).

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link to Seductive Shorts

More information:
Seductive Shorts web site.

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Duvet-Dayz: 1000 Posts!

Finally, after more than two years and almost 450,000 spam messages received, here it is: Our 1000nd blog post!

We did a break last year for almost four months, but have many plans to expand this place and hope we will get the opportunity to share it with all of you.

Many thanks to all our readers and we hope you will continue coming back to this blog.

link to Flickr page

Image by SJ photography

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How to pay for National Health Care – The Wall Street way

For those who still don’t believe that something is substantially wrong with the way Wall Street and so-called investment banks / Hedge funds around the world have siphoned astronomical amounts into their pockets, here’s another example how the pyramid scheme worked / is being used.

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link to The Big Picture Blog

More information:
Read the full text of the example at The Big Picture blog

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Quote of the day: The Myth of Sisyphus

image Sisyphus small I see many people die because they judge that life is not worth living. I see others paradoxically getting killed for the ideas or illusions that give them a reason for living (what is called a reason for living is also an excellent reason for dying). I therefore conclude that the meaning of life is the most urgent of questions.

Albert Camus, 1913 – 1960, The Myth of Sisyphus

For Camus, Sisyphus was a happy person.

More information:
The Myth of Sisyphus at Wikipedia

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Images: The Manhattan Street Corners

Between March and November 2006 NYC photographer Richard Howe has created a collection of photographs of every one of the about 11,000 street corners in Manhattan.

So far about half of these images are available through online galleries on his web site with more being added step-by-step.

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link to Richard Howe's web site

From Richard Howe’s web site:
“…One of my intentions in undertaking The Manhattan Street Corners project was to catch the island at a single, if necessarily extended, moment in its history, which meant taking the photographs in the shortest time possible for me working alone.

I began photographing in mid-March, 2006, and finished in mid-November of that year. A total of 82 shooting days were required. About a third of the days in this eight month period were either unsuitable, weather-wise, for shooting, or were pre-empted by other obligations. The initial post-production work (downloading, backing up, provisional editing, etc.) following each shoot typically took up another whole day…”

More information:
Richard Howe’s web site

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