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An informed discourse on the joys of British rail service.

Via revar, the results (2.7MB Flash), "Move Your Dead Bones" (not nearly as gruesome as it might sound :) of a vulpine mad scientist combined with a dance track. ^_^ (Aha! mycroftb says it's by zarla)

Some rather cool tail paintwork for Frontier Airlines. eg ocelot, red fox, and raccoon. You can also download three of their TV spots, featuring a rabbit, a penguin quartet, and (briefly) a bear.

Doctor Who viewers in the UK might want to note that Saturday's schedule has it on at 6.30pm, rather than the usual 7pm, to make room for the 50th Eurovision Cheese Festival (8-11.20pm), this year hosted in Kiev. (Streams will apparently be available to those without local coverage)

Some interesting things wash up on the digital beachfront from time to time - most recently, a Czech time travel adventure little known outside its home country, "Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea":

"One morning, Jan Bures (or is it Karel Bures? I forgot which is which :) discovers that his twin brother Karel (Jan?) has choked to death on a bread roll. However, Jan knows what to do - Karel was a pilot for Universum, a time travel agency. So he dresses up as his brother and goes to his brother's job. He soon discovers that his brother was part of a Nazi ploy to hijack a time travel rocket, go to 1944 (when Germany is in trouble) and give Adolf Hitler an A-bomb. Although he can do little to prevent this, the ploy fails - firstly, the hijackers are double-booked with two American tourists, and secondly, they land in 1941 - when German soldiers are threatening to conquer Moscow. When they return, they return before they actually took off (this is Jan's attempt to save his brother by preventing him from suffocating). And things go downhill from there..."

Singing cubic animals. From Japan, naturally. And they'll sing in harmony with each other, too.

Do you recognise this rabbit? I'm trying to discover who the artist is, but there's not even a squiggle of a signature.



(Click for full size image, 18k)

The EU software patents saga rumbles along - this time, swinging back towards sanity, with the new draft saying that "software would only be patentable if it controlled a physical process, or a controllable force of nature."

I'm afraid I know nothing more about this residence beyond what you can see.

And to balance out the tone of this entry, this cautionary tale of a Welsh housewife and her electric underwear.
 
 
 
 
 
 
*giggle* We must have timed that perfectly.. I'd just replied to Mycroft with direct links too. ^_^ (And Socks says he has more of them!)

Mm, that last one was dead for me the other day, too. :-P Well, not so much dead in the 404 sense, as they seem to've forgotten to put the URL into the pop-up code, or the file onto the server, at least by the likely filename. (Given the others are all $NAME_hi.mpeg)

"Wait a minute.. flightless birds advertising a frequent flier program?" *grin*
We must have timed that perfectly.
Or I was just absent-minded and didn't notice the links you posted.

I also made a half-arsed icon out of that Flash video:
Hee! Duly snagged. ^_^

I really ought to look into creating Stuff™ with Flash.. looks like it's (predictably) a hell of a lot of work to wind up with anything of the caliber of Everyone Else, but still, it's got to be equally satisfying to wind up having created something like that. Not that I'd aim for anything like that any time soon, of course. >chuckle< I'm still always impressed when I see many of these shorts, usually produced by just one person, yet telling a story as fun or touching as any studio would be proud of. And it's making its way into television production, needless to say - even cinematic, considering Tamala 2010.
I should learn Flash, as well. I have it installed...but all I've accomplished is making a rectangle move across the screen.