Friday, February 24, 2012

Friday Fun Links

13 Women who Won an Academy Award by Playing a Hooker.

6 Movies That Inadvertently Remade Other Movies.

Allie Brosh's "Clean All the Things" comic panel took on a life of its own as a meme. Now artist Sam Spratt has made a terrifyingly hyperrealistic version, and shows us how he did it.

On the Implausibility of the Death Star's Trash Compactor. Real space stations recycle, and would never bother powering two moving walls. (Thanks, Bicycle Bill!)

William Hughes snowboards down the French Alps at night wearing a suit covered with light-emitting diodes designed by John Spatcher. (via Metafilter)

Brave is Pixar’s first movie featuring a strong female heroine. And she’s a crack shot, as you’ll see in the new trailer.

Theo Gray, co-founder of Wolfram, talks about how his Periodic Table Table came about. Most of the elements are represented physically in the table table.

Just Some Meerkats Discussing Tom Cruise Movies. They’ve been known to be vicious critics.

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