200 Countries, 200 Years, 120,000 Numbers – in 4 Minutes

Hans Rosling’s famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport’s commentator’s style to reveal the story of the world’s past, present and future development. Now he explores stats in a way he has never done before for the BBC – using augmented reality. In this section of ‘The Joy of Stats‘ he… Continue reading 200 Countries, 200 Years, 120,000 Numbers – in 4 Minutes

Internet Skill #253: How to play a drain pipe

Gwan son. Why the hell not. Songs are… – Office Theme Song (0:18) – Linus and Lucy (0:38) – Turkish March (1:13) – Mario Brothers Theme (1:27) – In the Hall of the Mountain King (1:54) – Bad Romance (2:07) – Viva La Vida (2:50) – Like a Virgin (3:03) – Crazy Train (3:23) –… Continue reading Internet Skill #253: How to play a drain pipe

WoW: The Red Shirt Guy

Best question at the Blizzard World of Warcraft: Quests and Lore Q&A What A Boss!! And if you’re wondering what they’re talking about. Here’s the game. Wait for Leroy!! Total Views: 20,619,833

Half Life – Gman

Half Life 2 came with some mod tools that let you play with the in-game assets, like character models, environment, etc. Some mad dude opened up the mod tools, loaded stuff in from the libraries, and then mucked about with it. Enjoy… The Idiots of Garry’s Mod I know no idea there was a whole… Continue reading Half Life – Gman

A Few Cosmic Mind Bogglers

I watched a great episode of Horizon last night – asking the biggest questions that science can possibly ask: where did everything in our universe come from? How did it all begin? What followed was a dizzying exploration of cosmic bounces, rips and multiple universes. If you like that sort of stuff I can’t recommend… Continue reading A Few Cosmic Mind Bogglers