Archive for May, 2012

Interview with the First Man on the Moon

Friday, May 25th, 2012

MetaFilter: “An Audience With Neil Armstrong is an hour long interview with Neil Armstrong about the moon landings from 2011, including a comparative view of footage from the Eagle’s landing alongside Google Moon maps.”

Patchwork with Magic Numbers

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Sew Katie did: Messing with Magic Numbers: “Magic numbers can make improvisational quilt construction that seems impossible a little more within reach.”
Seemingly random squares and rectangles all fit together. Looks like something I want to try someday.

“Career Implies I Had A Career Plan”

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Novelist Neil Gaiman tells the graduating 2012 class of the University Of The Arts everything he wishes he knew starting out and all the best advice he failed to follow. (Vimeo 19:55)” Link via MetaFilter.

Venustransit

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

One more link about this year‘s Venus transit: Transit of Venus. Link via Hal, if I remember correctly.

Das Wandern ist des Webloggers Lust

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Webwandern. “Hike the Swiss Alps but don’t bother getting out of your chair. Site is in German, but easy to navigate.” Link via MetaFilter: Hike the Alps from your computer.