Ukraine Opens Chernobyl for Tourism
If you are into that Zombie crap, Ukraine is opening up quarantined Chernobyl zone for tourists. I can only imagine it to be popular between zombie lovers and amateur photographers.
The zone has been accessible to visitors only with permission from a special department of the Emergency Ministry, which ran the tours.</p>
The ministry said it would now authorise private companies to carry out guided tours of the area.
The sad truth is that the scenery is the attraction — not the history. You must not forget that generations were wiped out creating gaps in the demographic. This disaster has crippled Ukraine due to Russia's mismanagement; or did it bring fame in the mid-stages of Ukrainian independence?
Here are some photos Pripyat, an abandoned city in the zone of alienation, from Collin Davis's gallery:
Cities of the Underworld / Paris Metro
Cities of the Underworld is a documentary hosted by Don Wildman following history of a city and the underground. Literally. The documentary explores tunnels and ditches of dark places.
Sleepcity has posted numerous photographs with beautiful descriptions of the Paris underground tunnel system involving the metro.
The subway construction of the tunnels began in 1896 to provide transportation for the Parisians. "[R]esidents even went to far as to ensure the metro ran right hand side, to guarantee non-interoperability with the left hand side system in the suburbs."
via. BLDG Blog
I always get annoyed at the lines at Whole Foods because they are so damn long! Turns out the one-line arrangement is the most efficient way of moving customers in a shop.
Eskmo - We Got More
Eskmo's "We Got More" music video directed by Cyriak Harris.
Beta Shell Lens Cases
You end up buying a bag for your camera with no proper protection for your lens.
Beta Shell Lens Cases will protect you from water, shock and heat.
via. Crunch Gear
Nice wristbands designed to look like lens rings. These, I believe, are rubber.
On the other hand, I think these ones are much cooler. Simply because they are not rubber. Filed and bent to fit our writsts out of old lenses.
Get them real bracelets from http://www.oyemodern.com/designers/re-vision/.
GpCode encrypts a victim's files and then demands payment for the decryption key.</p>
This is an interesting concept for cybercrime. Is it really back?. According to the world's famous encyclopedia, these types of malware became popular around mid-2006.
1024-bit encryption seems to be the new thing. And of course, the safest protection is to pull the plug.
Chastity Brown - Strong Enough (Live on The Current)
25 year old singer from Minneapolis, Minnesota performs "Strong Enough" on The Current.
In a new study, physicists at the European Organization for Research (CERN) in Geneva were able to create 38 antihydrogen atoms and preserve each for more than one-tenth of a second. The project was part of the ALPHA (Antihydrogen Laser PHysics Apparatus) experiment, an international collaboration that includes physicists from the University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).