Sunday, January 25, 2009

Classic Hits by Microsoft Songsmith: “Roxanne” by The Police (via azz100c)

Now I can’t get that damn calypso/reggae/ska beat out of my head. 

Monday, January 19, 2009

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Despite these disasters, the truth about most airplane accidents is that people do survive. In fact, according to the US government, 95.7 percent of the passengers involved in aviation accidents make it out alive. That’s right. When the National Transportation Safety Board studied accidents between 1983 and 2000 involving 53,487 passengers, they found that 51,207 survived. That’s 95.7 percent.

(from Paul)

Ben Sherwood: The Three Myths About Plane Crashes

Finally, an article about the Hudson water landing with actual facts. Pretty good read too.

Best pump in the world: a man in panic and a bucket.

Stuart Woods

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Using falcons to chase away birds at airports.

Video of US Airways descent into Hudson River released (via USCGImagery)

This video was released by the US Coast Guard. The story only gets better and better, see how fast they had emptied the plane and the ferries made it to the scene.

Thanks to Paul for the link.

Friday, January 16, 2009

The Axis of Awesome 4 Chords (via Cataphract)

Thanks to Paul for showing me this.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Monday, January 5, 2009

MacHEADS Trailer II (via MacHEADSthemovie)

Posted by popular demand:

[14:11]  <lanshark> here you go mac luvva
[14:11]  <WorkinGui> just have VP put it on his network of blogs, it will be seen

Sunday, January 4, 2009

And all this time you thought your roomba was simply cleaning your house.