bomomo Word Trivia | The Steve Laube Agency Fun Fridays – May 11, 2012 Word Trivia “Stewardesses” and “reverberated” are the two longest (and commonly used) words (12 letters each) that can be typed with only the left hand. “lollipop” is the longest word typed with your right hand. The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple. “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”. The sentence: “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter of the alphabet. The words ‘racecar,’ ‘kayak’ and ‘level’ are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left (palindromes). There are only four words in the English language which end in “dous”: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous. There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: “abstemious” and “facetious.” A “jiffy” is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
3D Glass Panes Using multiple layers of clear glass, Canada based David Spriggs and Chinese born Xia Xiaowan, transform flat artwork into 3D sculptures. Viewers are treated to different shifting perspectives of the works based on where they stand in the art space. Spriggs work revolves around powerful explosive imagery, often resembling storms, cosmic blasts or firework like explosions. See Also INCREDIBLE 3D ILLUSTRATIONS JUMP OUT OF THE SKETCHBOOK For more on David Spriggs see his beautiful website at davidspriggs.com or for more on Xia Xiaowan see Wikipedia Above and Below: Xia Xiaowan’s distorted 3D figures Artist: Xia Xiaowan Below: David Spriggs beautiful paintings fill the room with stormy emotion. Artist: David Spriggs Artist: David Spriggs Source: amusingplanet.com
The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers :: Meetings This is a repository of the most up-to-date versions of Deviant's lock diagrams and animations. Seen in all of the TOOOL educational materials and slide decks, these files are all released under the Creative Commons license. You are free to use any of them for non-commercial purposes, as long as they are properly attributed and the same freedom for others is maintained in all derivative works. Please note that these diagrams have evolved and developed over time. Lock Basics and Mechanical Operation How pin tumblers are arranged and how locks operate (or fail to) with conventional keys Introduction to Lockpicking Overview of why lock picking is possible and the use of basic pick tools Manipulation-Resistant Locks Spool pins, mushroom pins, and other ways of increasing security Diagrams of Bumping Attacks Animations showing how snapping guns and bump keys work Key Impressioning Many detailed, step-by-step diagrams and animations detailing the process of key impressioning Master Diagrams
The Animator Relativistic Baseball What would happen if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90% the speed of light? - Ellen McManis Let’s set aside the question of how we got the baseball moving that fast. The answer turns out to be “a lot of things”, and they all happen very quickly, and it doesn’t end well for the batter (or the pitcher). The ball is going so fast that everything else is practically stationary. The ideas of aerodynamics don’t apply here. These gamma rays and debris expand outward in a bubble centered on the pitcher’s mound. The constant fusion at the front of the ball pushes back on it, slowing it down, as if the ball were a rocket flying tail-first while firing its engines. After about 70 nanoseconds the ball arrives at home plate. When it reaches the batter, the center of the cloud is still moving at an appreciable fraction of the speed of light. Suppose you’re watching from a hilltop outside the city.
Gallery of Computation - StumbleUpon LIVING WORKS binary.ring bit.10001 bone.piles box.fitting box.fitting.img new bubble.chamber buddhabrot city.traveler cubic.attractor deep.lorenz guts new happy.place new henon.phase henon.phase.deep new inter.aggregate new inter.momentary new invader.fractal limb.sand.stroke limb.strat limb.stroke mcp moonlight.soyuz nine.block node.garden new offspring orbitals new paths.i peter.de.jong sand.dollar sand.stroke sand.traveler new self-dividing.line stitches substrate new tree.garden.ii trema.disk trema.spike INFORMATION about the programmer about the medium ORDERING works available production qualities ordering policies CONTACT j.tarbell @ complexification.net
Learn Soundation Studio is a powerful tool for creating music online. And even though we have always been trying to keep it as simple as possible it can seem a little scary for new users without prior experience in audio production. That is why we created the Learn section here on soundation.com. We try to cover as much as possible, and continuously add more. What is? Virtual Instrument? The Effects Soundation Studio comes with a bunch of built in effects. Frequently Asked Questions How-tos Learn how to use Soundation Studio with easy to follow step-by-step guides. Videos Here we post useful videos from both us and our users!
Online | Amazing Banksy painting costume MAKE contributing illustrator Tim Lillis sent me pics of his friend George Schnakenberg‘s Banksy painting costume, and I’m totally having costume envy over here. Hands down my favorite getup from this Halloween. Here’s a comparison pic of George’s costume versus the original Banksy “Flower Thrower” painting: He did an awesome job of painting his clothes to capture the shadows in the original stencil, and getting the flowers just right: Add a little white face paint, and he’s good to go! Goli Mohammadi I’m senior editor at MAKE and have worked on MAKE magazine since the first issue. The maker movement provides me with endless inspiration, and I love shining light on the incredible makers in our community. Contact me at goli (at) makermedia (dot) com. Related
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