(I am getting absolutely hammered by spam comments these days – 200 or so a day and I only have one post open for comments. I try and get all legit comments approved ASAP, but if I’m slow, that’s why.)
Why are barns red? The answer is fascinating. (via Svend)
Via Stephanie, the PBS Idea channel on Youtube. I’ve seen a couple of these before, there’s a good chance you have too, but man – there are waaaaaay more of them than I expected and they all sound super interesting.
Angry, lengthy (I didn’t read it all) account of wikipedia’s decision on whether to name the article Chelsea or Bradley Manning. Lots of wikipedia inside-baseball here.
Teju Cole throws the right glass of icewater about Syria: 9 questions about Britain you were too embarrassed to ask
Freestyle Bane. (I must watch this movie sometime.)
Adding colour to b+w photos – to me, this has interesting emotional effects. (via Fraser)
Zombies vs Parkour (needless to say, these are running zombies)
Achewood mashups (don’t bother if you don’t know what “achewood” means) (via Pearce)
Sad Youtube – moments of melancholy sifted out of the huge mess that is Youtube comments
And finally, the Domino’s Pizza app