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A brief history of the land called Israel/Palestine/Canaan/the Levant

This Land Is Mine from Nina Paley on Vimeo.

Its as if South Park got together with Quentin Tarantino and a historian.
The Who’s-killing-who viewer’s guide is helpful too: http://blog.ninapaley.com/2012/10/01/this-land-is-mine/

Movie Mondays – Francis

Straight up summer-camp nighttime campfire chills. Great stuff.

Richard Hickey – Francis from Not To Scale on Vimeo.

The depth of the problem

Words and numbers are just symbols. Graphics are symbols. There are times that using the right kind of symbol gets the same message across in a much more understandable way. This is a great example.

15,000 feet or, or THIS

I’m sure it is more complicated, with topography, currents, and all manner of variables. But as far as really translating a piece of the problem faced, this is staggering.

Movie Mondays: Light is Calling

I can’t even pretend to know what this is about or what it means, but man is it beautiful.

Movie Mondays: BTS – Nick Goepper’s slopestyle tricks

Visual technology is just amazing these days. And to operate the camera, one needs to be an athlete with serious skills.

US Navy Toys With Physics of Bouncy Balls

Super neat. Uses?

Movie Mondays – Solar Sinter

Solar Sinter – Markus Kayser, Moroccan Desert from Image Studios Inc. on Vimeo.

Super interesting idea here. I don’t know how feasible this iteration is, but the concept of using materials that are part of an area in manufacturing via 3D printers could be endless. The though process engages me much more than the product at this point.

Race to the bottom

What people can’t see, they often don’t care about.
I think the issues HERE are just a beginning as unmanned vehicles become more prominent.

26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I’d Known at 20

I know, another list. And NO, that is not the right way to use the word “Hack” – both of these things annoy the hell out of me. Nonetheless, there are a couple good strategies and truths worth noting in here.

Hawaii Tiger Shark Tracking

Disclaimer: This is not a warning system and does not provide real-time monitoring.