Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Links for Fun

Monkey Business. (NYT link) Researchers taught capuchin monkeys to use money as an exchange medium, then gambling, theft, and prostitution soon followed.

The Viva Vox Choir does an a cappella version of Rammstein’s “Du Hast.” For a comparison, here is the original.

“Who to Believe” is an optical illusion installed outside the Paris City Hall. It look odd and useless until you stand in one exact spot, then it’s “whoa!”

Behold, a photo booth moment from around a hundred years ago. The magic that happens when people stop posing is preserved for posterity.

Medal of Honor Cat. It was only a matter of time before filmmaker Freddie Wong tackled the subject of cats… and of course, a lot of gunfire.

A dog learns about physics the hard way. But science is like that, you experiment over and over and over, even while people laugh at you.

10 Unfortunately Named Doctors.

The Greatest Movie Bank Robbery Ever. It’s a supercut, because it takes a lot of robberies to be the best. (via The Daily What)

By video, a Marine in Afghanistan asked actress Mila Kunis to accompany him to a Marine Corps Ball in November. She said she will be honored to attend.

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