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Why we Don’t See More Aliens on Earth

So today apparently is the day that the Voyager space probe launched in 1977 will reach the edge of our solar system and become the first man made object to travel into interstellar space. Thats pretty awesome. The best part is that although it was built in the 70s, it is powered by plutonium which […]

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Run, little green man, RUN

The design of everyday objects that surround us on our streets and therefore in our lives make such a huge difference to my mood when I visit a new city. Something that we all spend a lot of time looking at are of course the indicators for when we can and should not, cross the […]

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Trip Around the World from your Sofa

Take an inspiring and inspired trip around the world from the comfort of your own lounge with this extremely well stitched together and edited film. In their words: 3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage… all to turn 3 ambitious […]

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Missed Flight

Old one, but a good one. Lady reacts to missing a flight at Hong Kong airport to LA via Manila (since learning that she was on en-route to LA, this suddenly all makes sense!).I just love the repeated, ongoing and seemingly relentless despair that she shows at missing that plane. The poor woman, she was […]

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Las Palmas Bar Antics

Very much doing the rounds, but after I previously blogged about the destructive habits of various under 5 year olds, it seemed rude not to also include this little gem. The best thing is that this is actually a preview of a short film to be released soon by Johannes Nyholm, who has a facebook […]

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Retro Cities

I recently found a great little site called ‘How to be a Retronaut‘, a site designed for people who “feel they may be living at the wrong time” Check out these great colour images of London and New York in the 40’s and 50’s. For more images of each city click on London and New […]

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Transport For the Last Mile

You would think that all you need do this is is a bike (like these people). But apparently not. So you could always tow your car around behind you. Well actually there is a much classier way of solving this problem. Or if you don’t want to drive a small two seater sports car for […]

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Melbourne’s Lanes

Melbourne is pretty much my home town. I wasn’t born there, but spent most of my life there, went school and university there and still love the city. One of the things that sets Melbourne apart and makes it so unique, are the lanes which zig zag the centre of the city. They weren’t as […]

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Even I Would go Camping with These

I remember when I used to go camping, it was pretty far from a special experience. The tent used to look a little bit like this: I’m thinking that the tent featured below would change all that. How cool is it! Not much privacy of course, so you need to be careful who you go […]

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Unusual Location for a Market

Perhaps not the most practical place for a food market, but these market stall owners in what is known in Bangkok as “the folding umbrella market” are probably fitter than the average stall holder, purely by virtue of the fact that they have to take it down every time a train goes by. Check out the video. […]

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