[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]
online video killed the …
Karl Pilkington – An Idiot Abroad – "China Best Bits" – "Karl Pilkington visits China in An Idiot Abroad. Here are the best bits of his Chinese holiday."
The World's Biggest Drum Machine – "We decided to build the world's biggest drum machine."
The Muppets: Stand By Me – the bunnies in my tummy
Jason Schwartzman Strips Naked for "The New Yorker" iPad App [VIDEO] – "Quirky actor Jason Schwartzman (Rushmore, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) introduced The New Yorker’s iPad app [iTunes link] in a hilarious video ad directed by Roman Coppola."
schmooze and abuse
The most NSFW SFW pic ever – oink [via b3ta]
Samuel Eto'o's match photography is improving – "In an effort to see how his work is progressing, we've compiled his photos for further examination. Let's take a look…"
Design For the First World » And the winner is… – "My project consists of a simple “add-on” patch that can be placed on your headphones. Each patch consists of a instant message status such as Online, Free for Chat and Busy. These patches are made of magnet and can be easily changed." cute
Fuck The Rain – "No rain welcomed!" an umbrella designed for me, christmas gift?
like mom like dad – "a variation on youngmenowme, Like Mom Like Dad asks you to recreate photos of your parents – some awesome ones have come in so far"
Why do giraffes have such long necks? – "The neck of a giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is a marvelous thing. Comprised of only seven vertebrae* — no more than in your neck — the towering feat of natural engineering is at once stunning and ridiculous."
Kevin Bacon sculpture made out of bacon – "J&D Foods, a US company specialising in bacon products, has commissioned an artist to create a life-sized bust of actor Kevin Bacon out of bacon." oink
This Is England '86 – fantastic mini series, well done
The truth about men and women, you _DO NOT_ want to see this! – but i do want to see this, reflect this and break the pattern. or do i?
Mad Max Reenactment – "Apparently there’s a growing subculture of people who reenact scenes — including replica clothing and vehicles — from the 1979 Mel Gibson movie Mad Max." ok ok lets do this, who plays the girl in the bikini?
8 BIT WOOD – "8BITWOOD is a journey into the madness of homemade pixel art."
Hello, want to kill some time? – "Drag this bookmarklet to your bookmarks bar or a tab and start having some fun on other pages too!"
Maker of Manic Robot-Drummer Video Shares the Code – "Mike Winkelmann is being too modest when he explains on his website that he “makes a variety of art crap across a variety of media. Some of it is OK, but a lot of it kind of blows ass.”"
Back on the Net! – "writer and director Armando Iannucci confirmed that a dozen ten-minute episodes have been created to ‘pop up somewhere soon’." Look out Look out where ever you are.
Film review: Peepli Live – "A satirical gem from India, it's the anti-Slumdog Millionaire." this movie could be fun
Mont. woman fends off bear attack with zucchini – "Police say a Montana woman used an unlikely weapon to fend off a charging bear — a zucchini."
Panhandling Robot – "My newest art machine, Gimme is an automated panhandler that follows a viewer (or multiple viewers) around the room while relentlessly requesting donations." the gimme can makes it!