Immer am Wochenende (Bleiben wir realistisch: soweit möglich.) gibt es hier einen Sammelpost mit allem, was es nicht zu einem eigenen Artikel gebracht hat. Das ist mal mehr, mal weniger. Mal gucken, wie’s klappt.

Podcast: WR912 Ayatollah Khomeini

Im Jahr 1979 stürzten die Iraner den Schah und unterwarfen sich Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Mattias von Hellfeld erzählt.


Amazon Echo: Devin Townsend Edition

Bring HevyDevy into your own home!




Astronomy Picture of the Day: Plane Crossing a Crescent Moon

What is pictured is a chance superposition of an airplane and the Moon. The contrail would normally appear white, but the large volume of air toward the setting Sun preferentially knocks away blue light, giving the reflected trail a bright red hue.


Europa

A low flyover of Jupiter’s moon Europa using recently processed data from NASA’s Galileo orbiter. Uses high resolution grayscale and low resolution color images taken between 1996 and 1998.


One Breath Around The World

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Becoming

Watch a single cell become a complete organism in six pulsing minutes of timelapse. A film by Jan van IJken (janvanijken.com).


How Seagulls and Scientists Made Strides for Pride

It’s not every day that a biological study in a scientific journal makes news around the globe. But in 1972, seabird biologists Molly Wagner and George Hunt got international headlines, letters from farmers affirming their research and a whole lot of hate mail from homophobes. This is the story of how discovering a nest abnormally full of seagull eggs made two scientists unlikely legends in the Pride Movement.


A Love to the Moon and Back

All his life, Gene Shoemaker dreamed of stepping foot on the moon. A geologist known for his work with craters, Gene was set to be one of the first astronauts aboard Apollo 11. But, a failed medical test cut his dreams short. Still, his journey didn’t end there. His wife, astronomer Carolyn Shoemaker, tells us the story of how Gene was always destined to be the man on the moon.


Casting swords in the movies – forging a lie

Casting swords in moulds is something often seen in the movies, and is rubbish. Here I tell you why.


Dieter Rams’ 10 Principles of Good Design

A scene from „Rams“, Gary Hustwit’s new documentary about legendary designer Dieter Rams, with original music by Brian Eno. Motion graphics by Trollback & Co.


Henry Rollins: The One Decision that Changed My Life Forever

Rollins describes the seminal moment when he decided to leave his job as manager of Haagen Dazs to become the lead singer of Black Flag.


Horny


Right on Tracks – Step Up

One of Four films gently encouraging kids to be kinder to each other.


LEGO: The Great Escape

Two Lego minifigures embark on a journey to escape the playroom. The only thing stopping them is a giant, fluffy monster.

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Housecall

Officer Tony’s first day back on the beat. And it takes everything he’s got to finally face the world.

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