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One woman, 17 British accents

jkottke:

Watch actress Siobhan Thompson do 17 different British and Irish accents:

Much better done and more entertaining than this tour of British accents I featured back in April. (via @Atul_Gawande)

newsweek:

The Fermi Paradox - Wait But Why
There may be billions of civilizations across the universe - there almost have to be. Why can’t we find any of them?

A timely article for me seeing as I just finished watching Battlestar Galactica earlier this week.  

newsweek:

The Fermi Paradox - Wait But Why

There may be billions of civilizations across the universe - there almost have to be. Why can’t we find any of them?

A timely article for me seeing as I just finished watching Battlestar Galactica earlier this week.  

thisistheverge:

The year’s best drone photography, from eagles to fireworks Aerial photo site Dronestagram picks its 2014 winners

thisistheverge:

The year’s best drone photography, from eagles to fireworks
Aerial photo site Dronestagram picks its 2014 winners

newyorker:

With exposure lengths ranging from ten minutes to four hours, the Los Angeles-based photographer and video artist Kevin Cooley captures the takeoff and landings of commercial airplane flights: http://nyr.kr/1euvrwL
Above: Takeoffs, LaGuardia Airport, Runway 4 (2009). Photograph by Kevin Cooley/Kopeikin Gallery.

newyorker:

With exposure lengths ranging from ten minutes to four hours, the Los Angeles-based photographer and video artist Kevin Cooley captures the takeoff and landings of commercial airplane flights: http://nyr.kr/1euvrwL

Above: Takeoffs, LaGuardia Airport, Runway 4 (2009). Photograph by Kevin Cooley/Kopeikin Gallery.

(Source: newyorker.com, via newsweek)

birdsonly:

Mandarin Duck ~ Mandarinente ~ Aix galericulata
Displaying!
2014 © Jesse Alveo 

A lot prettier than the [evil] ducks we have in Washington, DC.  

birdsonly:

Mandarin Duck ~ Mandarinente ~ Aix galericulata

Displaying!

2014 © Jesse Alveo 

A lot prettier than the [evil] ducks we have in Washington, DC.  

(via newsweek)

magicalnaturetour:

The sun sets on the savannah after six days of constant rain - creating a radiant pink cloud above a small herd of giraffe in the Okavango Delta, BotswanaPicture: Michael Poliza/Barcroft India

magicalnaturetour:

The sun sets on the savannah after six days of constant rain - creating a radiant pink cloud above a small herd of giraffe in the Okavango Delta, BotswanaPicture: Michael Poliza/Barcroft India

(via newsweek)

The Egg Painter

(another h/t to kottke.org)

(Source: vimeo.com)