The History of Emoticons [Mashable]

You might think emoticons a relatively new “Internet” phenomenon, but evidence suggests they date back to the 19th century.

Written and animated by Jeremiah Warren.
Design and illustration by Greyson MacAlpine.

(by mashable)

Destiny! [Honest Game Trailers]

The story telling of Halo, the scope of World of Warcraft, and the co-operative fun of Borderlands may eventually get patched in, but until then play the worlds hottest 7 out of 10 - Destiny.

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Starring the Cars – Modified Movie Motor Classics

If you like cars, you’ll hopefully love this.

Tool Olders decided to make the motor cars of our favourite classic movies a bit more factually accurate.

They matched the film release year with a car that came out the same year; by having a little play with the cars they’ve altered them so they appear how they’d of looked if used in that film.

Bats: Wonders of the Night (Science)

Bats are awesome! Did you know, 1 out of 4 mammals on Earth are BATS (more than 1300 species!).

Visit Bat Conservation International to learn more about these amazing species and what we can do to protect them: http://batcon.org

(by itsokaytobesmart.com)

Flight Videos Deconstructed: An Animated Infographic (GIF)
This illustration shows the wingbeats of five different flying species. Each frame is based on traced body positions taken from slow-motion videos of real animals. Specific points on the wings were marked at each of the 15 frames and connected using imaginary curves.
Note: This illustration is an observational excercise only. It does not represent any peer-reviewed, scientifically accepted information.
(vía Tabletop Whale)

Flight Videos Deconstructed: An Animated Infographic (GIF)

This illustration shows the wingbeats of five different flying species. Each frame is based on traced body positions taken from slow-motion videos of real animals. Specific points on the wings were marked at each of the 15 frames and connected using imaginary curves.

Note: This illustration is an observational excercise only. It does not represent any peer-reviewed, scientifically accepted information.

(vía Tabletop Whale)

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