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Star Wars Trivia: An Infographic

Posted in design, interesting by R Bucao on July 20, 2010

Yes, the series was spoiled by one named Jar Jar Binks, but heck, Star Wars will always be one of the greatest films of all time. Here are some trivia that wouldn’t be out of place with your prized collection.

[15 Things You Didn’t Know About Star Wars]

A Surplus Of Cognitive Capacities

Posted in design by R Bucao on July 20, 2010

Wondering how many man hours we could have used for something useful? Here’s a great visualization you might be interested in. Simple, yet striking.

[Cognitive Surplus Visualized]

The Curse of the Apple Fanboy

Posted in funny by R Bucao on July 20, 2010

Most days it does seem like this. The lure of the newest gadget overshadows any rational thought, and you suddenly find yourself saying bye-bye to your hard-earned cash. At least you have the latest Apple product. For now.

[What It’s Like To Own an Apple Product via The Oatmeal]

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25 Great Examples of Concept Photography

Posted in design, funny by R Bucao on July 20, 2010

Funny narratives done with photography. This bottle cap scene is my favorite, what’s yours?

[25 Fantastic Examples of Great Concept Photography With Humor]

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When waving is not enough

Posted in funny by R Bucao on March 6, 2010
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Visualizing Health Supplements

Posted in design by R Bucao on March 6, 2010

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Funny Visualizations of Your Favorite Songs

Posted in funny by R Bucao on February 18, 2010

[more graphs on The Huffington Post]

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Herring Communicate By Passing Gas

Posted in funny by R Bucao on February 12, 2010

Herring Arguments: Smelly

It was found that herring talk to each other via underwater sounds created by bubbles of air streaming from their, uh, backends. The term for the behavior? Fast Repetitive Ticks (FRTs, for short).

Other bizarre scientific studies can be found here.

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22 (Very) Addictive Flash Games

Posted in timewaster by R Bucao on February 11, 2010

Kongai. Very addictive.

I really don’t think much about flash games. For one, I have to go online just to get a hack at them. For another, I still need a browser to play.

Boy, was I in for a surprise.┬áNeedless to say, these games changed my mind. Have a go at Kongai or Dark Base and you’ll know what I mean.

[22 Flash Games Worth Getting Addicted To via Maximum PC]

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50 Great Open Courseware Collections Online

Posted in education by R Bucao on February 10, 2010

Right at your fingertips.

Open courseware have really gone mainstream, what with this easy top 50 list. If you’re still wondering how all this makes sense, scoot on over now and get a glimpse at one of the most innovative concepts in education.

[Top 50 University Open Courseware Collections]

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