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#117 - Week of August 8, 2009

"Acid-Spitting Mongolian Death-Worm" Expedition - [who knew]
Planned Obsolescence - [knowledge is power]
3D Projection: Building with Undulating "Skin" - [art project]
Vintage Patent Models Collection - [cool tech]
DIY Crazy Alien Creatures, more - [flickr set, art]
The Seven-Day Week: the Origin of Names - [interesting]
What New York was like before it was a city - [scroll around]
James May's flight in U2 to the edge of space - [wow video]
Da Vinci War Machines Compilation - [vintage, military]
Flooding in Venice (interactive) - [move the orange bar]
Paper Transformer (and how to make it) - [geek video]
Airships fly again in California - [neat article]
Really Weird Vending Machines - [cool tech]
Wikipedia article on origins of swastika - [interesting]
Words fo the world, pronounced by native speakers - [cool site]
Aboxalypse! You knew it existed... - [weird, funny]
Still more awesome works of installation art - [overview]
Booze Death Calculator - [funny site]
Farmer Builds DIY Cathedral - [good info about this marvel]
Armored Animals (Photoshop contest) - [some are neat]
Rubbish Island, twice the size of the continental U.S. - [oh, no]
Rapture pet insurance, provided by confirmed atheists - [weird]
Good news for fans of space adventure books - [sci-fi]
Rocket Boots in Action - [geek video]
Beautiful and Relaxing: Japanese Aquarium - [wow video, let it load]
Incredible luck: big rig loses a wheel, and... - [wow video]
"Sticky Laser Light": wow!, info - [cool video]
One lonely tree and the forest: profound animation - [short film]
Make stunning Flash websites for free! - [promotion]
How colors affect your productivity - [info]
Last minute action, last minute gifts - [promotion]

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Anonymous kumo said...

About Justo's Cathedral. He lives in a village near Madrid city (Spain) and has no degree or other specific knowledge. He's simply a believer and a dreamer.

Use recyclable materials, accept donations (money or materials) and recently was the starring of Aquarious drink (Coca-cola).

Some summers, volunteers works with him to speed up the work. He has been working alone on it for decades.

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