Simon 'Skunky' Morrison : My name is Simon 'Skunky' Morrison, and I very love animals. Probably it looks bizarre, but I very much like to see pregnant animals. I very much love to look at their huge, distended bellys. I have female dog named Marta, and each year she becomes pregnant, and I very like to observe her and touch her inflated belly. It's great!
G8 Legal Support Group : vital info here
IFILM - Top 100 viral videos : warning - with adverts
'Darknet' tools : excellent resource for users to take control of their digital media
Videos : Xtreme Digits, Pen Spinning, Sport Stacking, Card Manipulation.
FREEWAYBLOGGER.com - Free Speech: Use It or Lose It : anti-war subverts from San Fransisco
Sudan drops spying charges against aid workers - Do something about it at Tribal Gathering, July 16, Now back at the good 'ole Luton Hoo Estate.
A truckload of nonsense : George Monbiot - The G8 plan to save Africa comes with conditions that make it little more than an extortion racket
Something Rotten in Ohio : Gore Vidal on Ohio's voting irregularities
Adobe After Effects Links : handy
YouTube - Your Digital Video Repository : a tagged video upload service - not much on it at the moment...
Wikinews : the excellent wikipedia have started up a news service - looks good
BP sparks row in US over ad demands : BP has run into controversy over demands that it be given prior warning about any editorial coverage planned to run in publications alongside its adverts. The oil group also suggested ads might be pulled if it deemed the coverage inappropriate.
The Work of Jonathan Harris / Information Design : rather good posters
Israeli Apartheid : Jamal Juma* on the World Bank, international aid and the Bantustanisation of Palestine
Between disparate worlds : Hell-A Times piece on the Angry Arab
Incubus - meglomaniac : hmmm don't like the track but again amazing vid. The animation sequences alone are worth watching.
the decemberists :: 16 military wives : okay so the track is very poptastic but the video is worth a look...
McDonalds Spoof advert (WMV)
je suis américain et j'ai peur ! : Montage video sur la convention républicaine l'année dernière. very funny
Video - Fast Film : Virgil Widrich's extraordinary, award-winning animation is a technical masterpiece. Hundreds of great movie moments are distilled into 14 minutes of animated magic by the director's clever use of technology (and a photocopier).
Abused Amazon Images : (via Detrius) nat gertler at aaugh.com has parsed and partially decoded amazon.com's image url format. turns out that amazon's system actually control the image size, orientation, bullets, and more using the url, rather than storing each image variation as a separate file. using this system, you can create some interesting and peculiar variations, adding multiple rotations and bullets and even superimposing text over the image. gertler has also posted a bizarre gallery of abused amazon images to show off the system's potential. kudos to corante's copyfight blog for finding the guide as well as amaztype, a site that "prints" a phrase of your choice in a pseudo-pointillist style made up of tiny amazon images.
Peter Watkins mini-retrospective : The ICA in London is running a mini-retrospective of the work of radical filmmaker Peter Watkins, in conjunction with the UK Cinema Re-Release of his incendiary classic Punishment Park. Six Peter Watkins' films will be screened in a mini-retrospective of his work at the ICA in London in early July. The retrospective will include his classic The War Game and his most radical work La Commune.
IDF disperses riot with sound technology : The IDF unveiled Friday a new crowd-dispersal tactic, emitting painful bursts of sound at a special frequency to help break up a Palestinian demonstration. IDF officials confirmed soldiers used a new non-lethal tactic in the West Bank village of Bilin, where hundreds of demonstrators rallied against Israel's separation barrier.
Fallujah: An Unnatural Disaster : Today, I did what few internationals have dared to do, I went to Fallujah.
9000 Dead GIs In Iraq? : U.S. Military Personnel who died in German hospitals or en route to German hospitals have not previously been counted. They total about 6,210 as of 1 January, 2005.
V/Vm INTERVIEW : I love listening to a Falco CD or maybe even Elton John - to be honest everybody slags Elton but you get cunts like Merzbow and Autechre hiding behind bullshit and pretence, with Elton what you see is what you get, a fat twat with a wig making shit pop with no pretence or apology for his output. ( via blastitude )
fat planet - new international music : mp3s and reviews
Bath T.U.R.D.S. : The Ukulele Research and Development Society (Bath Chapter)
FIGHTING FIT AFTER WAR :(Sky News) The team from King's College London analysed questionnaires from 421 members of 16 Air Assault Brigade, based in Colchester in Essex. The servicemen and women were questioned before and after taking part in operations in Iraq for around four months. The researchers analysed the psychological scores of the soldiers and concluded that they revealed "a highly significant relative improvement in mental health".
Top Israeli news anchor attacks occupation : "Since 1967, we have been brutal conquerors, occupiers, suppressing another people," Haim Yavin, who was a founder of Channel One and once its chief editor, says in the programme. Even before the five-part series opened last night, settler leaders were calling for the 72-year-old, known as "Mr Television", to be sacked, because they said he was no longer objective.
Media Disinformation and the Nature of the Iraqi Resistance : The distortions of reality and lack of oppositional media leave people in the West, Americans in particular, ill informed.
Authentic journalism is telling people something that the government doesn't want them to know : a journalist from the excellent Narco-News is paid a visit by the Dept Of Homeland Security.
Falluja-The day After : This video has been recorded in Falluja in early Janury, 2005, when the city was reopened to civilians after the American attack of November 8th, 2004 (“Operation Al-Fajr”, i. e. “the dawn”). It’s an important document since the city was closed to reporters at that moment. This video was handed over to the Italian weekly magazine Diario by the Studies Center of Human Rights and Democracy of Falluja.
Yahoo mindset : intent driven search
Hacker Hunters : An elite force takes on the dark side of computing