Hitler didn't like cricket ;-)
Cricket had a long history in Germany, before yet another british sport import, football, became the favorite sport later in the last century. Well, it’s no surprise that Hitler knew about the game. But it’s interesting to know that Hitler found cricket game very unhuman. Even he wanted to rewrite the rules :-D Read the whole story to know why Hitler hated the game. Posted via email...
Funny coincidence on Tumblr
Such kind of funny coincidences in subscribed feeds are happening more often. I guess it is the best motive for a t-shirt :-D Posted via email from lone immortal | Comment »
Viv magazine showing off iPad concept
via engadget.com It looks more like a product than a concept. This may perhaps be the future of magazines in digital format. iPad is paving the way. Watch the video to get the idea! Posted via web from lone immortal | Comment »
What's Hot or not
via coolinfographics.com Don’t expect any kinky girls here. It’s pure science. Go to the link to find out what lies between the hottest and the coolest temperature we ever know. Source: Heat: A Visual Tour of What’s Hot Original Source: Heat: A Visual Tour Posted via web from lone immortal | Comment »
Underskin: Traveling under the human skin
via coolinfographics.com So called Beck’s map, to show the flow below surface-related perception has been applied even to our galaxy and now this time to human body. Posted via web from lone immortal | Comment »
Fund Astronomy, it's in your interest...
via smbc-comics.com Posted via web from lone immortal | Comment »
Our beautiful blue watery planet...
via guardian.co.uk …key climate scientists withdrew their predictions. of a metre sea-level rise by 2100. Other scientists meanwhile claimed the 1m figure was way too conservative anyway. They predict anything up to 2m sea level rises over the next century. This infographic shows which cities will be affected over the course of time, if we keep on consuming above our limits. There’s...
The writing on the cave wall - New Scientist
via newscientist.com Until now, the accepted view has been that our ancestors underwent a “creative explosion” around 30,000 to 40,000 years ago, when they suddenly began to think abstractly and create rock art…. While some scholars like Clottes had recorded the presence of cave signs at individual sites, Genevieve von Petzinger, then a student at the University of Victoria in...
20 Things You Didn't Know About... Pencils |...
14 The mechanical pencil was patented in 1822. The company founded by its British developers prospered until 1941, when the factory was bombed, presumably by pencil-hating Nazis. via discovermagazine.com That’s little funny. Some of the best German pencil, in fact stationary, companies evolved during this period. Posted via web from lone immortal | Comment »
Olympic Pictograms Through the Ages
via nytimes.com Perhaps the subjective view of how famous pictograms evolved over the time. Still, this animation tells more about the history of one of the most important design invention of the modern world. Posted via web from lone immortal | Comment »
Humans vs Animals
via chartporn.org Not-so-obvious differences between humans and animals. Posted via web from lone immortal | Comment »
Picture Show: Kingston, Jamaica - GOOD
via good.is Portrait of life in Jamaica. So simple and wonderful! Posted via web from lone immortal | Comment »
Designs from the contest: Design a Klean Kanteen...
via good.is I like this cool earth day design depicting recycling. Nature recycles almost everything, why not human can do it? Well, there are many more nice designs part of this contest. Go to the main source to view them all! Posted via web from lone immortal | Comment »
Red Bull Art
via notcot.com Different facets of art, this time made of Red Bull Tins! Posted via web from lone immortal | Comment »
Microsoft reveals translating phone that works in...
via downloadsquad.com Microsoft received mostly bad name on the account of its bulliness rather than business towards the innovation. Well, this video shows that MS is working on some interesting project, too. Many innovations somehow doesn’t go thru’ hierarchy in MS corporation, but if this one goes thru’ and comes with MS Exchange, that’ll be really great project....
Mercedes-Benz G-class in paper world
via vimeo.com Cool! Posted via web from lone immortal | Comment »
Transparency: The 10 Most Expensive Pieces of Art...
via good.is How many of these artists have themselves profited from this wealth? Perhaps none! These artists live in the world of creation, not in the world of production or reproduction. That’s what make them unique. Their art influences the psyche of generations to come. It’s still a pity that mostly in their real life they have to starve, sometimes to death. Maybe they lack the...
America's Wealthiest Religions
via good.is It’s a great infographics showing how the wealth is distributed among people of different religious followings. To my surprise, according to this statistics, the wealthiest religions comes out to be Hindu and Jew. Perhaps these include immigrants or green card holders who enjoy privilege of getting high paid jobs mostly due to their higher education. Money controls the power....
Internet overtakes print in news consumption among...
Americans are getting most of their news on their cell phones and via social networks, while those over 50 are the ones left reading the print versions of newspapers. The Internet has finally surpassed newspapers in popularity among Americans, though TV news is still king. via arstechnica.com Posted via web from lone immortal | Comment »
Multi-Tab power adapter
via engadget.com Rarelly you see elegant design and intuitive but very practical user interface in a simple product. iPod was one of such product, but this one is applied to simple power adapter that we use every day. This multi-tab concept is amazing. It makes each tab a module for one power hungry device. The buttons are designed so intelligently that they does not interrupt electricity...