Portrait Of The Ghost Drummer – The Choreography Of Playing

Portrait of the ghost drummer from odaibe on Vimeo.Ghost Drummer is a multidisciplinary project that explores graphic qualities in process of playing on a drum kit. Besides being a musician, drummer when playing is unconsciously engaged in an elaborate choreography. The drum sticks are the extensions of drummer's hands like a brush is an extension of the painter's hand. Motion-captured movements become a visual map over a time revealing fragile rhythm structures and invisible notations behind … [Read more...]

In Celebration of the First Of Three Friday The Thirteenths This Year…

Fold your own black cat! Instructions here and animation version here.Thanks to 'Giving Blog' for the find. … [Read more...]

Doctor Who (With Didgeridoo) Theme

Cover of Doctor Who theme tune by Australian trio Manta. Thanks to Daniel. … [Read more...]

Skepticism Exemplified

The title of this blog-post is credited to Sharon Hill. A link to Ben Radford on CFI's "A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper" with RileyGate: Lessons Learned. Skepticism is a big tent, and there's room for all styles and personalities, from philosophers to investigators, from Penn & Teller to The Amazing Randi. Diversity (in race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, point of view, etc.) is a strength, and I'll continue to fight for it. The type of skepticism I want to be a part of - and that I … [Read more...]

NSFW – His Name Is James Bond (And He’s Kind Of An Ass)

H/t to Jennifer Ouellette for this find. … [Read more...]

The Joy Of Books

Happy birthday to Donna "Ms Information" Mugavero for the 14th January. … [Read more...]

My Little Pony Physics Demonstration

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muVfidujxRg … [Read more...]

Ben Elton At The Global Atheist Convention #AtheistCon!

If you don't know who he is, then please avoid me, as I know all the lines from The Young Ones and Blackadder.httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhtVSn-DKAQEarlier this year: Blackadder duo reunite for new comedyNice to know I won't be the only person from Perth (well, Fremantle area, actually) at this convention! … [Read more...]

Choosing To Die – Terry Pratchett Documentary

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slZnfC-V1SY&feature=player_embeddedUnrelated - new article out on Curiouser and Curiouser soon. … [Read more...]

Token Skeptic Podcast – On SurfCoast SkeptiCamp

Now out on the Token Skeptic podcast (with transcript link very soon!): January 21st 2012 is the date for a summer SkeptiCamp in Victoria. It is being run by the Great Ocean Road Skeptics, and will be held at the Aireys Inlet Community Centre from 10:30am to 6pm on Saturday 21st. Registration is free, as per usual for Skepticamps, and also includes a BBQ lunch, free coffee all day and a paranormal winetasting to wrap up the day! Head to http://summerskepticamp.eventbrite.com for more details and … [Read more...]

Upcoming Events For The Perth Skeptics

This is a group that I started a few years back (in 2009!) - and thanks to the wonderful people involved, there's a few things happening for the first half of the year that I'll pass on:Book Club Meetup: Sleights of Mind Fri Jan 13 6:30 PM RSVP on the Perth Skeptics site. The next book for the Skeptics Book Club is Sleights of Mind by Stephen L. Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde. NB: You must RSVP to get more details at the Perth Skeptics Meetup Group.Darwin Day at Perth Zoo Sun Feb 12 12:00 … [Read more...]


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