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Youtube Wet and Woofy

January 27, 2010 

Steve Jobs announced the new iPad from Apple today. While discussing the iPad’s high definition screen Steve Jobs showcased a Youtube video named Wet and Woofy.

Above is the video from Youtube named Wet and Woofy.

Youtube user dcnasoni commented:

IPad surfs the Web, Woofy surfs the waves!
This will be one pretty famous puppy from now on!
Hang 10 Woofy!

Update 1/28/2010: The Youtube Wet and Woofy video used in Apple’s iPad announcement by Steve Jobs has seen thousands of view overnight.


 

WordPress Subscribe to Comments

January 27, 2010 

Great article on WordPress’ Subscribe to Comments Plugin and how to utilize CSS to spruce up the look.

http://wpshout.com/customising-the-subscribe-to-comments-plugin/


 

World’s Shortest Man Meets World’s Tallest Man

January 17, 2010 

A great picture of the World’s Shortest Man Meets World’s Tallest Man together.

World’s Shortest Man Meets World’s Tallest Man @ NYPost.com

More information about the World’s Tallest Man at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan_Kosen

and information about the World’s Smallest Man at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/He_Pingping


 

USS New York

November 8, 2009 

NY Daily News- The New York came to life Saturday, becoming the Navy’s newest warship – and a proud symbol of fortitude.

The $1 billion amphibious transport dock carries 7.5 tons of steel from the World Trade Center in her bow stem.

“The New York will be a visible testament to our resilience,” said Navy Secretary Ray Mabus as the first watch was set and hundreds of sailors and Marines ran onto the decks of the ship, a tradition signaling the official commissioning of the vessel.

Read more @ USS New York comes to life; ship born of 7.5 tons of World Trade Center steel


 

Dartmouth scientist says Oswald rifle photo real

November 5, 2009 

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AP NEWS- CONCORD, N.H. – The infamous photograph of Lee Harvey Oswald holding a rifle in his backyard would have been nearly impossible to fake, according to a new analysis by a Dartmouth College professor.

Oswald, who was shot to death days after being charged with the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, claimed the photo of him holding a rifle in one hand and Marxist newspapers in the other had been doctored. Over the years, many others have pointed out what appear to be inconsistent lighting and shadows.

But Hany Farid, director of the Neukom Institute for Computational Science at Dartmouth, said the shadows are exactly where they should be.

“You can never really prove an image is real, but the evidence that people have pointed to that the photo is fake is incorrect,” Farid said Thursday. “As an academic and a scientist, I don’t like to say it’s absolutely authentic … but it’s extremely unlikely to have been a fake.”

Read more @ Yahoo News- Dartmouth scientist says Oswald rifle photo real


 

Was the photoshopped Ralph Lauren model fired for being overweight?

October 14, 2009 

Story Link: Was the photoshopped Ralph Lauren model fired for being overweight?

Another image here.
http://photoshopdisasters.blogspot.com/


 

Link: Image of ultra-thin Ralph Lauren model sparks outrage

October 7, 2009 

Link: Image of ultra-thin Ralph Lauren model sparks outrage


 

Link: The Force Is Not With Him: Anakin Skywalker 10 Years Later

July 25, 2009 

Interesting interview with young Anakin Skywalker (later to become Death Vader)- some blame him for destroying Star Wars. (Jar Jar Binks)

Yahoo- Interview with Anakin Skywalker from Episode


 

Iconic Capa war photo was staged: newspaper

July 17, 2009 

MADRID (AFP) – A Spanish Civil War photo by Robert Capa that shows a Republican soldier at the apparent moment he was fatally hit in the back by a bullet was in fact staged, a Spanish newspaper claimed on Friday.

Google News- Robert Capa


 

Video: Saving Private Ryan Prank

July 9, 2009 

A funny video from CollegeHumor.com


 

Painted Invisible Car by Sara Watson

May 5, 2009 

Sara Watson painted a car to blend into it’s surrondings. You can call it an “invisible” car. Sara Watson did a impressive job of painting the invisible car.

You can view Sara Watson’s invisible car at these pages.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lancashire/8030766.stm

http://www.boingboing.net/2009/05/04/art-student-creates.html

Sara Watson Artist


 

Air Force One NYC Flyover- Photo Op

April 28, 2009 

For about a half hour a Boeing 747 and a F 16 jet flew over the NYC area. The jet circled near the Statue of Liberty and lower Manhattan. Lower Manhattan is where the World Trade Center site is located. The Boeing 747 is called Air Force One when in use by the President of the United States.

This particular flyover of NYC was a photo op for the White House where the photo is going to be used in a photo series of Air Force One in front of National landmarks.

The photo taken over NYC was Air Force One and the Statue of Liberty as the backdrop.

Because of 9/11 the airplane flyover of NYC caused panic and alarm to many NYC residents

MyFoxNY.com has amateur cellphone video of the NYC panic when the plane flies over NYC.

http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/090427_White_House_Sorry_for_Air_Force_Flyover