Tag Archives: cool

Because It’s The Cup…

The second team to make it to the Stanley Cup Final was decided tonight as the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime of Game 7 of the Western semi-final. The Kings will meet the New York Rangers, starting later this week. To celebrate another Stanley Cup, here’s an amazing video featuring a montage of every [...]

Solar Panels Could Replace Pavement on Highways and Roads

Yes, please!

Music Monday – “How I wonder where you are”

“Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” as a history of recorded music… “Twinkle Twinkle” – Scott Brandlee

Saturday Snap – #yqr Science Rendezvous

Shea took Pace and Sasha to ScienceRendezvous which was happening at the U of R on Saturday. This is a cross-country day celebrating science.  At the U of R, all the various science faculties got together to do demonstrations for the general public.  I was working but was able to run out to the Uni over my [...]

Friday Fun Link – International Space Station HD Live Feed

The International Space Station is now providing a live HD feed which is pretty amazing.

Pale Blue Dot – Carl Sagan

This is beyond cool.  I love Carl Sagan and how he puts life into proper perspective…

What Fact Do You Accept Intellectually Even Though It Still Feels “Wrong” To You?

Lots of cool answers in this AskReddit question… There are perfectly nice, reasonable, intelligent people who disagree with my political opinions. You can get from North Korea to Finland by going through one country. That if you don’t have a kid, you’re the first one since your ancestral line started [edit: not just human line [...]

Music Monday – “A monster, a monster/I’ve turned into a monster/A monster, a monster/And it keeps getting stronger”

Continuing with the Wrestlemania XXX theme I started yesterday, here’s a really cool video package about the rise of the underdog, Daniel Bryan, from wrestling in high school gyms and armouries to winning the WWE World Title at the 30th Anniversary Wrestlemania card in front of 80,000 screaming fans… “Monster” – Imagine Dragons

The History of the English Language in 10 Minutes

Friday Fun Link – Who Owns The Copyright to the World’s Most Retweeted Photo?

Ellen Degeneres arranged a “spontaneous” selfie with some heavy hitters at the recent Oscar telecast.  After tweeting it, it quickly crashed Twitter, became the most re-tweeted photo of all-time eclipsing Obama’s “Four More Years” tweet many times over, and becoming ripe for parody. But it also quickly led to a question about who owned the copyright to [...]