Alternate History Thursday: Times Square

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With just days to go before the new year, the world was on it’s toes.  The City of New York was already on lockdown, Streets were closed, screens were being erected, and just as many people were leaving the city as were entering it.  The festivities were reaching a fever pitch as celebrities were slowly … Continued

Halo Mjolnir Mix

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Seriously, the opening of Halo 2 is one of my favorites in Video Game history.  Watch it below: For those that don’t know, the song played is the Halo Theme Mjolnr Mix.  The above video is that song, rendered on a bunch of floppy disk drives and a scanner.  Pretty ace. {reddit}

Alternate History Thursday: Broadway

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It is the year 1999, the world is struggling to come up with a solution to the Y2k bug.  Similar to how speculation was in our existing reality, there were contrasting theories as to just how widespread the potential damage would be.  Exactly like our world, doomsdayers were preparing for the worst  This included governments, … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: 2017

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I’m going to try something different this year for my long running Alternate History Thursday series.  Instead of whatever story gets beamed into my mind while I sleep the night before, I will spend the entire year focused on one story.  Yes, I tried it in the past, and I sometimes went back to that … Continued

LEGO Speaker System

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Well, more accurately, it’s a single sub-woofer, not an entire system.  And, technically, it’s made of LEGO(R) compatible blocks.  But hey, let’s stop with the specifics, it’s a speaker, it’s DIY, and it’s gotten me on an urge to make my own – properly. This LEGO speaker was built by reddit user /u/FanOfSport.  It’s pretty … Continued

Modern Organs

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Wendell Kapustiak built a modern Pipe Organ.  Modern in the sense that naturally, it’s computer controlled.  The air is supplied by a modified server cooling fan. The keys are played by an Arduino.  And the songs are chosen by a web interfaced run on a Rasberry Pi. It is pretty neat, I will give him … Continued

Music a Day

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This is a unique take on the “do something every day for a year” trend that crops up every so often on the internet.  Paul Delgado decided to record himself singing two notes from Bach’s Cello Suite No.1 every day.  Each one of these one second of videos was then sliced together into the the … Continued

Bells

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Fries Because it’s a Christmas Tradition!

Music to my Ears

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There’s not much else to say here.  Welcome to the greatest musical video I have ever seen.  Well, the first 1/3 anyway, with Joyful Joyful, which reminds me of Christmas time, and, more specifically, Die Hard.

It’s the Final Countdown!!!!!!1!1111!2@

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  Yes, I could have kept this in the original Strange instruments post last week.  But I don’t care, this belongs as it’s own post.  Like it, love it., listen to it! {Imgur}