Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Little Walter

Via Duck Soup

Slo-Mo Hummingbird

I love watching the hummingbirds in my garden but they always flit away in the blink of an eye. It's interesting watching the motions this one makes.

Thanks Bruce!

Paper World

Paper World is an image film for WWF Hungary where the values that WWF stands for become visible metaphorically on the level of a micro-world.

WWF Hungary - Paper World from Paper World on Vimeo.

Here's a video on how it was made.

Bea Szenfeld's ‘Haute Papier’

Stockholm-based fashion designer Bea Szenfeld has collaborated with the Royal Swedish Opera on a series featuring spectacular origami-inspired fashion.

More: strictlypaper

What happens if you open the plane door during a flight?

Have you ever wondered what would happen if someone decided to open the emergency door while a large aircraft was flying at high altitude?  While explosive decompression has caused plane crashes it is not going to happen because a fellow flier fancied a bit of fresh air for one simple reason: it is simply impossible to open a plane door during a flight. Read more here about safeguards that are in place to prevent it from happening.
James Bond’s nemesis Goldfinger met his end that way but remember it was a movie and for the sake of drama he couldn't die choking on a fish bone, could he?