Fun with Gun
3 Jul

Fun with Gun

I shot a gun for the first time last week, while in California.  We went to a shooting range with a friend & his 9mm pistol.  What a blast!  (excuse the pun)                                                                                                ...

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Kinetic Toothpick Sculpture

Scott Weaver’s Rolling through the Bay from The Tinkering Studio on Vimeo.

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Paris, France
27 May

Paris, France

Enjoying the views in Paris. See Place d’Iena.mp4    

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Some madman in Cork, slashed a Garda, stole his jeep, drove it to the airport & rammed through the security fences.  Then stole another jeep & proceeded on a rampage around the tarmac of Cork airport!  Smashing into police & fire vehicles in the process, before being taken away. It looked like a rare opportunity for every security vehicle in the area to get in on the action & they descended upon the scene! A civilian filmed the action on...

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Barack Obama’s speech was received by a huge crowd, with deafening roars of approval (after being well warmed up by Enda Kenny’s speech)! His opening was superb: [youtube mAYdpV6X5cU] Related videos: Enda Kenny’s rousing speech:  http://www.tv3.ie/videos.php?video=36050&locID=1.2 Obama’s full speech:  http://www.tv3.ie/videos.php?video=36051&locID=1.2 Obama tries Guinness in Moneygall – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPTAmyaQDMw

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Marienplatz Munich Germany

One of the sights in Munich – the Marienplatz (shot on iPhone). Nice city.

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Via FastCodeDesign.com – some really cool animated GIFs.  Not the kind you might be thinking of! Far Better Than 3-D: Animated GIFs That Savor A Passing Moment Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg’s animated photos turn the medium of choice for 4chan trolls into something approaching high art.

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Stockholm Sunset, originally uploaded by corkonian. A panoramic stitch of the river in Stockholm, right where the old city meets the new.

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Tired of getting spam phone calls to sell you everything & anything? You need to register with the TPS!       What is TPS? The Telephone Preference Service (TPS) is a central opt out register whereby individuals can register their wish not to receive unsolicited sales and marketing telephone calls. It is a legal requirement that companies do not make such calls to numbers registered on the TPS. The original legislation was introduced in May 1999. It has subsequently...

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One of the 6-min talks from TED 2011 by volunteer fireman, Mark Bezos.  Quick & witty with a heart felt message. If you have something to give, give it now. Get in the game! www.ted.com/talks/mark_bezos_a_life_lesson_from_a_volunteer_firefighter.html

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