Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Reverse song singing

Ok, I don't know whether this is real or dubbed but it looks real. For the first half of the clip there's this man performing banal things like popping balloons, drinking orange soda, showing us a clock, etc. All while singing some strange foreign song. Then the tape runs in reverse. What song is it? Fun!


Friday, December 21, 2007

Aptera's Super-MPG Electric Typ-1 e

Ok, I want one. I've been looking for an electric car and this thing is weird enough to pass muster. Santa? Are you listening?

Three hundred miles per gallon and a Jetsons-style look are enough to get anyone excited. But ever since the word got out last month , Aptera’s innovative Typ-1 three-wheeler has been the target of relentless theorizing and conjecture across the Web.


Thursday, December 20, 2007


I just love the twisted mind of the Savage Chickens guy Doug Savage. With a name like that I'm sure he was taunted as a kid and potentially had many atomic wedgies bestowed upon him by hulking bullies. Which would explain the twisted part...

Check out his site

Whales from Deers, who woulda thunk it?

I didn't even know that the hippo was kissing cousin to the whale but apparently it's not anymore:

A group of researchers says that the closest known evolutionary cousin of whales, dolphins and porpoises is not the hippopotamus, as conventional wisdom has it, but an extinct deer-like animal roughly the size of a fox or raccoon...


Date the Solar System was Formed

Oh fun! The solar system now has an age: 4.6 beellion years (pinky lifted up to right side of mouth).

UC Davis researchers have dated the earliest step in the formation of the solar system -- when microscopic interstellar dust coalesced into mountain-sized chunks of rock -- to 4,568 million years ago, within a range of about 2,080,000 years...