Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Hurricane Katrina on Google Maps

Check out these Satellite photos taken by Google Maps of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Crazy stuff…

(click image to view New Orleans on Google Maps)

The coolest looking clouds ever!

So at first glance these clouds DO NOT look real- however, these type of clouds DO exist. Mammatus Clouds are are pouch-like cloud structures and a rare example of clouds in sinking air (read more about them here). These photos were taken at Heartwell Park in Hastings, Nebraska.

Two bad ass ping pong professionals...

Check out these two ping pong professionals- at some point during this “point” the players get caught up in keeping the ball in play, rather than winning the point. This is awesome.

(click image to watch the video)

Jon Stewart speaks about Katrina...

Jon Stewart, who is the star of one my favorite shows (The Daily Show), did a video sketch at the Emmys that was hilarious. He comments on his thoughts about the U.S. government’s actions and hurricane Katrina.

(click image to watch video)

Pimp my bride?

This video is a funny parody of the MTV show Pimp My Ride, but swapping cars with brides. It may not be funny at first, but stick with it until the end- I promise a good chuckle.

(click image to view video)

Moving sucks…

This guy has to be having a bad day- I mean just the entire process of moving sucks, let alone this happening to him.

Corn Cob Cutter Gadget...

What an easy way to get the kernels off the cob. Pretty cool little gadget...and it's only $2.49. Click to learn more here.

Google Gulp? What the heck?

Tell me this isn’t real- I’m so unsure on why Google actually has this? A soft drink made by Google? If you read the content on the website describing the product, it’s so outrageous there is no way this could be real- or could it? I mean, after all it is Google? Someone please tell me if this product actually exists or not…check out the website here.

(click image launch website)

The disappearing octopus is cool...

In this video, a camera approaches a coral with no sign of an animal in waters off Grand Cayman Island in the Caribbean. As the camera gets closer, an Octopus that is camouflaged changes color to white and becomes visible.

How cool is this? To bad humans can’t do this?

(click image to watch video)

The Stata Center is cool looking...

Check out these pictures of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science building (Stata Center) at MIT. This building is the definition of urban architecture. See more pictures here.