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Sunts, Redux

I honestly would be more interested to watch this without the sound effects, but there's no doubt that Scott Adkins is an incredibly talented stuntman (and so are his human targets):

Thanks to BLT for the link!

by Christopher Heiser on April 28 23:04

Clearly Insane

For a recent television commercial, Shell had an exact perspex copy of a Nissan 370Z made that featured oil moving around in a completely transparent engine block.

by Christopher Heiser on April 28 23:00

The Sun is a Mass of Incandescent Gas

Dr. Kahle sends us a link to some amazing videos from the Solar Dynamics Observatory which are poetically described by the NYTimes:

We have seen the surface of the Sun before, but never with this clarity. Every 10 seconds, the satellite photographs the solar disk in eight different wavelengths, and what emerges — even in these earliest images — is both stirring and disorienting. The Sun is the most constant object in our lives, but what we see in these videos is a livid, roiling star, mottled and seething on every wavelength. It is a thing of intense, disturbing beauty.

by Christopher Heiser on April 28 22:57
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