Notes from the Surf

Darth Vader being a smartass
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5blbv4WFriM
Fun with technology.

Flying by Mountains
http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=1778399&server=vimeo.com&sho
This should be on the list of things to learn before you die.

Asteroid Impact (HD)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zvCUmeoHpw
Some nice music to go with the end of the world.

the sky in motion
http://www.theskyinmotion.com/index.html?skyinmotion.html
...if the world doesn't end, you might see this instead...

Photosynthesis in a Sea Slug
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn16124-solarpowered-sea-slug-harnesses-stolen-plant-genes-.html
This slug apparently incorporates genes from algae, then it stops eating.

Irrational Exuberance
http://bookoutlines.pbwiki.com/Predictably-Irrational
Interesting psychological experiments, including: "The students who were asked if they were willing to pay offered $1 for a short reading, $2 for a medium reading, and $3 for a long reading. The students who were asked if they'd accept pay demanded $1.30 for a short reading, $2.70 for a medium reading, and $4.80 for a long reading."

Thank You for Throwing Your Shoes
http://www.thankyouforthrowingyourshoe.com/
Pictures of dangerous shoe-wielding thugs.

Greece: Pack versus Herd (Video)
http://www.tvxs.gr/v1141
Police chase protesters. One protester trips. Police beats protester. Other protesters protect fallen protester.

Keeping Informed by Rupert Murdoch
http://www.projectcensored.org/top-stories/articles/11-the-media-can-legally-lie/
Fox "argued that, under the First Amendment, broadcasters have the right to lie or deliberately distort news reports on public airwaves." That's OK, I never wanted truth from my journalists anyway.

Greek union activist loses her eye in acid attack. Her supporters blockade company. Riot police "forced to run leaving shields, helmets and even shoes behind."
http://libcom.org/news/bosses-attack-militant-cleaners-syndicalist-vitriolic-acid-athens-protest-march-occupation-
Doctors are trying to save her vocal chords and her other eye while she is in a coma.

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