For a while now, Airtracks have been a fixture in training for gymnasts. Professional (and aspiring) gymnasts find the inflatable and low-friction airtrak quite useful, but those are also qualities that make them interesting for everyone else. If we were to provide a crude introduction, it is the trampoline’s cousin; albeit one that is better groomed and is easier to carry around.
Conventional wisdom would argue that this shower curtain needs to be trashed. To that wisdom I say, you need to go back to your decade. Although the product description of “Watch, play with or listen to your phone or tablet” is trying too hard, this curtain has its uses. There was a time when people put televisions in the rest room, probably still do, so this curtain isn’t as far fetched an idea.
Netflix has a lot of content, but the way it is structured, there’s only a few titles you can see. More often than not, subscribers run the risk of being caught in the same circle or genre of titles, unaware of the whole wide world of entertainment on the service. Well, we have a list of codes that will make browsing for new titles or even your favorite genre a whole lot easy.
Here’s Disney’s official teaser trailer for Wreck-It Ralph 2, or as likely no one will call it, the full name of Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2.
Some random marketing genius may claim they can sell ice to an Eskimo, and some actually manage to sell snowballs in Minnesota! For $1, you can get real, hand-packed snowballs from a vending machine. We don’t really know how well the sales went, but apparently, the machine was restocked a few times. Real Minnesota Snowballs snowball vending machine was a brainchild of marketing agency Space150.
Human life expectancy is at the highest it has ever been. We now have better access to healthcare, and better healthcare, and life expectancy is it an encouraging high. So we are living longer, but how much of that increased life is spent in good health? This infographic by Medigo illustrates the global numbers for what they call “Bad Health Years”, a number that has increased (on average) for Europe and South America.
Artist Dan Meth put his skills to use and packaged random fast food items into a more elegant packaging. The kind that works for fancy parties. Or at least one you thought was gourmet food.
This video shows every front page of the New York Times since 1852, all condensed into one minute. Created by data artist Josh Begley, the video shows 45 pages per frame. The video does give plenty of insights, like how the front layout has evolved over time. Then there’s the transition from all text to black&white images, to the colored picture-rich pages we see today.
Via Laughing Squid