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posted by [personal profile] mylescorcoran at 10:00am on 30/01/2010 under , , , ,


(lifted from Warren Ellis)
Mood:: awestruck
location: On a tiny speck
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I love my tribe, particularly the Canadian contingent. A gang of Edmonton amateur radio and space enthusiasts launched a balloon-borne camera, known as BEAR-4 (Balloon Experiments with Amateur Radio), which reached over 100,000 feet.



As seen at Geek.com and the BEAR home page.
Mood:: amazed
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posted by [personal profile] mylescorcoran at 12:41pm on 03/08/2009 under ,
These fellows know their ping-pong balls. Not sure if they'll ever pass their exams, though.

(courtesy of wwhyte via Facebook)
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posted by [personal profile] mylescorcoran at 09:20am on 24/07/2009 under , , , ,
I thought this was beautiful.



(thanks to [personal profile] irishkate for the link.)
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(lifted from someone on Twitter, probably Allan Varney).

Did You Know? from Amybeth on Vimeo.

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posted by [personal profile] mylescorcoran at 03:32pm on 16/10/2008 under , , ,
and important to remember: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.



(thanks to Boing Boing for the link)
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posted by [personal profile] mylescorcoran at 11:43am on 27/06/2008 under , , , ,
From Boing Boing a brilliant and thought-provoking video of Hans Rosling talking about world health, wealth and the power of visualising statistics.

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posted by [personal profile] mylescorcoran at 04:26pm on 08/03/2007 under , ,
Yoinked from [livejournal.com profile] viktor_haag, the meme of the moment.

search for your birth-year on YouTube; post a music video.

I was born in 1969, baby!

(and refrain from posting much cooler stuff by Miles Davis, the Stones and Janis Joplin. Gershon Kingsley is more my (corny) idiom. I'll also cop to Space Oddity, though.)

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