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Title: The World is Awesome!
Post by: Xepher on May 09, 2008, 03:07:13 am
Few, if any, corporate mottoes have ever inspired me. Nike said "Just do it" and Gatorade said "Is it in you?" but nothing... nothing got to me like the new Discovery channel motto: "The World is Awesome!" and it's touched me in such a way that I just can't describe. I mean, that's the whole and all of it... the world IS awesome. That's it. That's the meaning of life. It's fracking awesome!

Will-san linked these tonight http://www.ohgizmo.com/2008/05/08/eye-candy-chilean-volcanic-thunderstorm/ and I figured that was a fitting way to start this series. Please, link other articles/pictures on the same theme, because, the world really is awesome.  :-P
Title: Re: The World is Awesome!
Post by: dragyn on May 09, 2008, 03:50:46 am
That's nifty...cool looking, and theoretically useful information, all in one!
Title: Re: The World is Awesome!
Post by: sagebrush on August 22, 2008, 05:17:07 am
Lightning filmed in slow motion:  http://gizmodo.com/5034458/slow-motion-lightning-video-is-mindblowing-will-sell-a-thousand-slo+mo-cameras
Title: Re: The World is Awesome!
Post by: Xepher on August 22, 2008, 02:59:23 pm
I've been wanting a high-speed camera ever since mythbusters started airing. Even popping balloons is cool in super-slo-mo!
Title: Re: The World is Awesome!
Post by: sagebrush on August 22, 2008, 06:46:50 pm
People are generally really ugly in slow motion [filming a guy getting hit, filming people on a roller coaster, etc.], unless you get off on seeing rippling skin and fat.

Water droplets are pretty, though.  They make little crowns and such on impact.  They also make little phallic towers... <.<

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0J7bVj0klos&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLYhkU6tMA8&feature=related