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Swedish underground ISP, looks like something out of James Bond…

Swedish underground ISP, looks like something out of James Bond…

This underground data center has greenhouses, waterfalls, German submarine engines, simulated daylight and can withstand a hit from a hydrogen bomb. It looks like the secret HQ of a James Bond villain. And it is real. It is a newly opened high-security data center run by one of Sweden’s largest ISPs, located in an old(…)

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The Coen Brothers anti ‘clean coal’ spot for Reality Campaign

The Coen Brothers anti ‘clean coal’ spot for Reality Campaign

Joel and Ethan Coen shot this spot for Reality.

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Time lapse video of Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse on December 21, 2010

Time lapse video of Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse on December 21, 2010

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William Safire’s ‘Finest’ Unspoken Speech

William Safire’s ‘Finest’ Unspoken Speech

From Gawker: Columnist and presidential speechwriter Bill Safire was one of only three non-disloyal Jews President Nixon could name. Here is the speech he drafted for Nixon to read in case the Apollo 11 Astronauts became stranded on the moon! It is a wonderful piece of alternate universe American history, in which President Nixon had(…)

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60 beautiful vintage Travel Posters

60 beautiful vintage Travel Posters

I recommend clicking on the images for the higher resolution versions.

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Puppies and Flowers : Polar Bear in the arctic wonders “what for lunch?”

Puppies and Flowers : Polar Bear in the arctic wonders “what for lunch?”

A group of wildlife enthusiasts were looking forward to their lunch during an expedition to the Arctic island of Svalbard. But they soon discovered a hungry polar bear was also rather keen to try their cauliflower soup. The giant predator poked his head through the open porthole into the kitchen of the ship, which had(…)

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Greenpeace climbers rebrand BP with a ‘british polluters’ flag

Greenpeace climbers rebrand BP with a ‘british polluters’ flag

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Top ten Space photos of 2008 — National Geographic

Top ten Space photos of 2008 — National Geographic

Supernova Creates "Ribbon" in Space Like a ribbon trailing from a parade float, a streamer of hydrogen gas seems to waft across the stars in an image taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.    New Supernova "Gumball" Picture The remnant of a supernova, first seen from Earth more than a thousand years ago, hangs like(…)

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‘Current’ time-lapse video of San Francisco Bay

‘Current’ time-lapse video of San Francisco Bay

  Hi-Def San Francisco is project of CloudView Photography. The camera is a 3 megapixel StartDot Technologies Netcam XL mounted in a weather proof enclosure high in the hills of Sausalito. Images are captured every 15 seconds cropped from the full resolution to 1920×1080 and uploaded in 480, 720 and 1080 resolution to the web(…)

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The Manhattan Street Corners — amazing photography project.

The Manhattan Street Corners — amazing photography project.

For two years Richard Howe systematically photographed every street corner in NYC. From his site: The Manhattan Street Corners is my working title for a project to produce a comprehensive photographic portrait of everyday life at street level in daytime Manhattan. Between March and November, 2006, I systematically photographed each and every one of the(…)

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The Astounding World of the Future

The Astounding World of the Future

A funny mid-20th century newsreel featuring amazingly accurate predictions of the year 2000. BEST SHORT FILM – New York Comedy Film Festival

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Queen Rania Al Abdullah — Funny, reasonable and hot!

Queen Rania Al Abdullah — Funny, reasonable and hot!

Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan spoofed David Letterman's Top 10 while accepting the first ever YouTube Visionary Award at the YouTube Live event. It's pretty funny.

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Cern pop-up book — ‘Voyage to the heart of matter’

Cern pop-up book — ‘Voyage to the heart of matter’

Link to The Atlas Experiment. Previous similar posts: Book sculptures by Nicholas Jones 2 excellent pop-up books Cute interactive piece to promote J. Otto Seibold’s pop-up book, “Alice in Wonderland.”

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Easiest Haiti relief donations by cell phone…

A list of all short codes to text to to donate on your phone bill in the United States: Text HAITI to 90999 to donate $10 to the Red Cross for Haiti efforts. You can donate $10 up to three times, and 100% of the donations will reach the Red Cross Foundation. This effort is(…)

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Copenhagen Ice Bear

Copenhagen Ice Bear

The life-size polar bear, carved from ice by the Ice Bear Project in Copenhagen to showcase the melting of the polar ice caps due to global warming. Carved out of ice on December 5, it has been melting since then, revealing the bronze skeleton sculpture inside. The ice bear stands at the head of a(…)

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