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Chopin Funeral March

Over one million people like this video on You Tube. The link that lead me there: “I am just listening to Frédéric Chopins “Funeral March”, played by Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli. Chopin had the unique talent to combine the most melancholic melodies with some of the most beautiful sounds. His “marche funèbre” is a very good […]

AI is on it’s way and the Military will be using it first?

Robotics coming to warfare is a mostly obvious topic from following the increased use of unmanned drones in “Targeted Killings” and surveillance, along with the ability to defuse a bomb remotely through the use of robotics etc. etc. – the presence and dexterity of real life robotics in use in war and industry is evident. […]

Thank You Mask Man by Lenny Bruce

The film was completed in 1968. Its audio is derived from a recording of Bruce’s routine. The short was made by San Francisco-based company Imagination, Inc. and directed by Jeff Hale, a former member of the National Film Board of Canada. After years of saving a small town, its population is angered that The Lone […]

From Cigarette vending machine to art vending machine

Progress. Take those awful dispensers of death and convert them to burpers of art. That is what Art*O*Mat does. They refurbish cigarette dispensers into art dispensers. Each machine gets an individualized makeover before it’s shipped off to various locations, from museum shops to small art boutiques. Cute idea.

Street trials pro Danny MacAskill displays amazing skills

This seems impossible to me, even after watching it. Street trials pro Danny MacAskill seems to be a unity of one with his bike, doing moves and stunts that would be amazing even if he had been born a hybrid wheeled life form. Knowing he is bouncing around like a flea, with the accuracy of […]