Sunday, December 30, 2012

The Chemistry of Snowflakes (Sunday Science)

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Watch Snowkhana One Unfold In Its Cuteness

I know news have been a little bit slow in the last few days, but it's end of the year and I have a lot of stuff left to do for the next 96 hours. So take this as an early holiday greeting from me to you.
Happy holidays! And don't drift to far away.


Thursday, December 13, 2012

Great Football Street Artist

5 minutes of street performance worth every penny you might give him.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Dunhill Classic PVD Moonphase (Watch Wednesday)


Dunhill watches are usually not the first that come to mind when talking about luxury watches.
Nonetheless they have some very fine crafted pieces available in their collection. The newest entry is the Dunhill Classic PVD Moonphase model. A bold and sporty watch, but also with a kind of understatement.

It features a Jaeger LeCoultre Calibre 924 automatic movement packed in a 40mm stainless steel case that has been coated with black PVD. Available with black calfskin leather strap.


Estimated Retail Price: $7,300

Dunhill Classic PVD Moonphase - top view
(c) Dunhill

Dunhill Classic PVD Moonphase - side view
(c) Dunhill



Specifications

  • Jaeger LeCoultre Calibre 924 Automatic movement
  • Frequency: 28’800 v/h 4 Hz
  • Jewels: 41
  • 43 hour power reserve
  • Case size: 40 mm
  • Case material: stainless steel, black PVD coating
  • Strap: Black calfskin
  • Functions: Hour, minute, seconds, moon phases, day of the week, month, date
  • Dial: Black, rhodium-plated zones, diamond pattern guilloché

Check out www.dunhill.com for more information

IWCs Man's Guide to Buying a Watch - Part 3 (Watch Wednesday)

Here's part three of the IWC series.

IWC says:
Watches are the single most important statement a man can make about his personal style.

Some are designed for action and performance, some are designed as relics of timeless elegance. IWC makes sure to address the multiple facets of masculinity and embody them in the style of each watch.

Featuring Benjamin Clymer, Editor in Chief of Hodinkee Blog as well as Chris Grainger, our Brand Architect, this video provides a glance at how style has to do with buying a watch.



Read more: www.iwc.com

Monday, December 10, 2012

Jimmy Fallon, Mariah Carey & The Roots: "All I Want For Christmas Is You"

Backstage before the show, Jimmy, Mariah Carey, and The Roots grabbed some instruments you'd find in an elementary school classroom and stopped by the Late Night "Music Room" to sing Mariah's holiday classic, "All I Want For Christmas Is You."

Jimmy Fallon - Wood block, tambourine, bass drum, kazoo
Mariah Carey - Vocals
Questlove - Wooden clacker w/ Afro pick
Mark Kelley - Fisher Price Xylophone
Kamal Gray - Recorder
James Poyser - Melodica
Captain Kirk - Ukulele
Tuba Gooding Jr. - Kazoo
Frank Knuckles - Bongos
Black Thought - Sleigh bells

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Every Instagram Cliché In One Video

Every Instagram cliché in one video (by College Humor). How many of these have you done yourself?

Saturday, December 8, 2012

The Best Christmas Gift If You're In A Rush

This could probably be the best christmas gift if you find yourself without a gift for your girlfriend or wife a day before christmas.

The classic D*ck-In-A-Box is most welcome since 2006.




The Big Bang Theory - Season 5: Bloopers

There's nothing more to say about this one. Enjoy your day with these bloopers, outtakes and gag reel!

Friday, December 7, 2012

The Single Most Hilarious Car Crash Compilation So Far

This is the single most hilarious car crash compilation from real traffic footage I've ever watched. To loose a wheel seems to be a common problem in Russia. Sit back and watch this sometimes scary video for the next 13 minutes.

Don't Stop Me Now

Pablo Stanley created this artful visualization of a Queen classic. Head over to memecenter.com to create your own Remix of this work.

Don't Stop Me Now - Queen

IWCs Man's Guide to Buying a Watch - Part 2

Here's part two of the IWC series.


Have you ever wondered what the extra dials inside a watch face are? In many cases, these aren't merely decorative -- they are complications or special technical features which enhance the marvel of a mechanical watch.

IWC's Mechanical Watches are works of art, they are style statements, and they are technical marvels. Featuring Benjamin Clymer, Editor in Chief of Hodinkee Blog, this video explores the most important complications of IWC timepieces.



Read more: www.iwc.com

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Best-of-2012 Mashup Contest: Part 1

Wonder how many Best-of-2012 Mashups I will discover :)
December's just begun and the 2012 retrospective Mashup season has already started.

Let's make a reader contest out of this!

I will post my Top 5 favorite 2012 Mashups at the beginning of February 2013, contest is open until January 31st 2013.
Send in your own suggestions via the comment section!

Prize: I just can offer internet fame and a firm handshake if we should ever meet. But that shouldn't stop you from sending in your suggestions

Let the games begin 

Our first contestant is "Pop Dantology 2012".

Music and video mashed-up by Daniel Kim (http://www.facebook.com/danielkimmusic)
Cameo in intro title filmed by ThreeSixtyPhotography (http://www.threesixtyphoto.com)






FREE MP3 DOWNLOAD

Please find the download link on the wall of his facebook page

:
http://www.facebook.com/danielkimmusic

"The Making of Pop Danthology"
http://giftofocpd.com/2012/12/02/the-making-of-pop-danthology/

SONGLIST

1. Adele - "Set Fire To The Rain"
2. Adele - "Skyfall"
3. Alex Clare - "Too Close"
4. Calvin Harris feat. Ne-Yo - "Let's Go"
5. Carly Rae Jepson - "Call Me Maybe"
6. Cher Lloyd - "Want U Back"
7. Chris Brown - "Don't Wake Me Up"
8. Chris Brown - "Turn Up The Music"
9. Christina Aguilera - "Your Body"
10. David Guetta feat. Chris Brown & Lil Wayne - "I Can Only Imagine"
11. David Guetta feat. Nicky Minaj - "Turn Me On"
12. David Guetta feat. Sia - "Titanium"
13. Demi Lovato - "Give Your Heart A Break"
14. Ellie Goulding - "Lights"
15. Enrique Iglesias feat. Sammy Adams - "Finally Found You"
16. Far East Movement feat. Justin Bieber - "Live My Life"
17. Flo Rida - "Whistle"
18. Flo Rida feat. Sia - "Wild Ones"
19. Fun. - "Some Nights"
20. Fun. feat. Janelle Monáe - "We Are Young"
21. Gotye feat. Kimbra - "Somebody That I Used To Know"
22. Gym Class Heroes feat. Neon Hitch - "Ass Back Home"
23. Jennifer Lopez feat. Pitbull - "Dance Again"
24. Jessie J - "Domino"
25. Justin Bieber feat. Big Sean - "As Long As You Love Me"
26. Justin Bieber - "Boyfriend"
27. Karmin - "Brokenhearted"
28. Katy Perry - "Part Of Me"
29. Katy Perry - "Wide Awake"
30. Kelly Clarkson - "Stronger"
31. Ke$ha - "Die Young"
32. LMFAO - "Sorry For Party Rocking"
33. Madonna feat. M.I.A. & Nicky Minaj - "Give Me All Your Luvin'"
34. Maroon 5 - "One More Night"
35. Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa - "Payphone"
36. Nelly Furtado - "Big Hoops (Bigger The Better)"
37. Ne-Yo - "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)"
38. Nicky Minaj - "Pound The Alarm"
39. Nicky Minaj - "Starships"
40. One Direction - "Live While We're Young"
41. One Direction - "What Makes You Beautiful"
42. Owl City & Carly Rae Jepson - "Good Time"
43. P!nk - "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)"
44. Pitbull feat. Chris Brown - "International Love"
45. PSY - "Gangnam Style"
46. Rihanna - "Diamonds"
47. Rihanna - "Where Have You Been"
48. Rita Ora - "How We Do (Party)"
49. Swedish House Mafia - "Don't You Worry Child"
50. Tyga - "Rack City"
51. Usher - "Climax"
52. Usher - "Scream"
53. The Wanted - "Glad You Came"
54. Will.I.Am feat. Eva Simons - "This is Love"
55. Zedd feat. Matthew Koma - "Spectrum"

ORDER OF INSTRUMENTAL

INTRO: "Lights," "Lights" VS "Ass Back Home"
CHORUS: "Ass Back Home"
BREAK: "Payphone" + "Let's Go"
VERSE: "Let's Go"
PRECHORUS, CHORUS: "Domino"
BRIDGE: "Wild Ones"
VERSE, PRECHORUS: "We Are Young" VS "Brokenhearted"
CHORUS: "Brokenhearted"
BREAK: "We Are Young"
CHORUS, VERSE: "Want U Back," "Boyfriend" VS "Rack City"
PRECHORUS, CHORUS: "Live My Life"
VERSE: "Where Have You Been" VS "Gangnam Style" + "Turn Me On" (Electro Mallets)
PRECHORUS: "Where Have You Been" VS "Set Fire To The Rain"
CHORUS, VERSE, PRECHORUS: "Die Young"
OUTRO: "Somebody That I Used To Know" (Xylophone) + "Starships"

Jagerbombs For The Festive Season

Celebrate Your Jagerbombs

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Tissot Luxury Automatic Offers 80 Hours Power Reserve


In November Tissot presented their new Tissot Luxury Automatic. In cooperation with ETA they developed a new designed movement called Powermatic 80 (Ref. ETA C07.111). It is based on the well-known ETA 2824 and offers up to 80 hours of power reserve. That's three whole days!

The watch sports a very pure design and has a medium sized 41mm case that is 9,75mm thick. The best part is that this elegant watch with a state-of-the-art movement is said to be available in mid-december 2012 for just 800,- EUR/~1,050 USD with the leather strap or 850,- EUR/~1,115 USD with the steel bracelet.

That said, the Tissot Luxury Automatic offers an entry to real luxury watches at an affordable price.

(c) Tissot

(c) Tissot

Specifications

  • New Powermatic 80 automatic chronometer movement officially certified by COSC
  • 316L stainless steel case with yellow gold PVD or rose gold PVD coating options
  • 316L solid stainless steel bracelet with yellow gold PVD or rose gold PVD coating options or leather strap with butterfly clasp with push-buttons
  • See-through case back
  • Scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with antireflective coating
  • Water resistance: 5 bar (50 m / 165 ft)
  • Calendar date
  • Case diameter: 41mm
  • Case thickness: 9,75mm

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Johnny Cash Has Been Everywhere (Man)

Iain Mullan created a smart visualization named Johnny Cash Has Been Everywhere (Man) during Music Hack Day London 2012.

Note: Currently only Chrome and Safari are supported!

http://iainmullan.com/johnny-cash/


Monday, December 3, 2012

A Cats View to Prodigy's Smack My Bitch Up

Who doesn't mind a funny music video from time to time? Here's a great remake of Prodigy - Smack My Bitch Up, the third and last Single from their album The Fat Of The Land (1997). It scored two MTV Video Music Awards at the time and was directed by Jonas Åkerlund.