Transportation/Travel

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TIE Fighter - A short film in anime style.

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Dorkly shared an almost 7.5 minutes YouTube video showing "TIE Fighter - short film -- What if there was an Empire-focussed short Star Wars animation, drawn with the crazy detail and shading of classic (19)80s anime that's all but vanished from Japan nowadays?

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Animals Sucking at Jumping

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Animals Sucking at Jumping is has a compilation of recorded animated images of various animals in failing to jump.

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Which Flight Will Get You There Fastest?

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02:49PM m4tic> Hey guys, here's another neat DESTRACTION -
          http://fivethirtyeight.com/interactives/flights/
02:49PM Willie> [ Which Flight Will Get You There Fastest? | FiveThirtyEight ] - fivethirtyeight.com
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Five (5) myths about daylight saving time (DST).

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HardOCP shared The Washington Post's article on Five/"5 myths about daylight saving time" (DST) -- "Daylight saving time strikes again Sunday at 2 a.m., at least for every state outside Hawaii and Arizona. Though DST has been part of life in the United States since World War I, its origin and effects remain misunderstood, even by some of the lawmakers responsible for it. Here are some common myths..."

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Oil of Los Angeles (L.A.)

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VideoSift shared an almost nine/9 minutes YouTube video documentary showing "Exploration #4 - Oil Of L.A. -- Twenty/20 billion barrels of oil sit beneath Los Angeles. Hidden in plain sight, thousands of wells pump day and night all over the city covered by hollow office buildings, camouflaged next to high schools, and concealed behind shopping malls. We put on our boots and went exploring."

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What did you think of Fresh Off the Boat television/TV series?

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Half-Life/HL Isometric

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Stri's alt.games.half-life newsgroup post mentioned a Kotaku article showing 12/twelve Half-Life 1 map areas in isometric views.

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How company's logos became... (Funny)

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Localized Spanish Obvious (Mag) shared a few amusing images showing company logos

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14 Reasons Why You Never Want To Leave The House (In 49 Seconds)

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VideoSift shared an one minute YouTube video showing "14 Reasons Why You Never Want To Leave The House (In 49 Seconds) -- Why bother? The world is an unforgiving wasteland..."

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Collector Do Not Disturb (DND) Signs

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Boing Boing and Collectors Weekly shared a 88(soon more?) pages Flickr gallery, currently showing
8,682 "Collector Do Not Disturb (DND) Signs"

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Introducing The All-New "Fart Car"

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This funny one/1 minute and 54 seconds YouTube video shows "Introducing The All-New 'Fart Car' -- Ladies and genteman... fart your engines! Why Smart Car when you can Fart Car! ..."

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Indiana Bones - Raiders of the Lost Bark

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A four/4 minutes and 55 seconds Indiana Jones' Raiders of the Lost Ark parody (spoilers obviously) on YouTube showing "When his owner Zach leaves for the afternoon, little Indiana Bones discovers adventure in search of his lost bark.

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Earth -- An animated map of global wind, weather, and ocean conditions.

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10:41AM [Mousey> i saw this the other day, and then lost the link, thankly
          hackernews isn't afraid of dupes
10:41AM [Mousey> http://earth.nullschool.net/http://earth.nullschool.net/
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Dat Scene -- historic and movie locations revisited.

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Dat Scene shows "historic and movie locations revisited" with the past and the present.

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Batman v(ersu)s Darth Vader -- Super Power Beat Down

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Eric3579 privately messaged about his brand new VideoSift submission/post about an almost 5.25 minutes (watch its ending too!) YouTube video showing Batman and Darth Vader fighting each other in a fully functional Death Star -- "...

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Why Do Rivers Curve?

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VideoSift shared an educational 2.5+ minutes YouTube video showing "Why Do Rivers Curve?"

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Adorable Animals Hanging Out with Robots: A Brief History

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HardOCP shared a Yahoo! Tech article on "Adorable Animals Hanging Out with Robots: A Brief History ..."

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Do you like moving (home, work, etc.)?

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How many times have you (relocat/mov)ed to a different home building (house, apartment, condo(minium), dorm(itory), etc.)?

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