Random tidbits from across web universe.
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.
Great article on WordPress’ Subscribe to Comments Plugin and how to utilize CSS to spruce up the look.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Sara Watson Artist
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.