Saturday, March 19, 2011

random 136

Yonge St
stop-motion video of a trek from Aurora to downtown Toronto

via James Bow

the kings speech
No, not the movie, the original speech. King George VI opens an exhibition in Scotland - this shows the King (formerly the Duke of York) stuttering and stammering very badly at an Empire Exhibition at Ibrox Park, Glasgow, Scotland.

disappearing languages
Every 14 days a language dies. By 2100, more than half of the more than 7,000 languages spoken on Earth—many of them not yet recorded—may disappear.National Geographic has a good article and map on this.

100 years of history in 2 minutes

center of attention

a collection of record centres at center of attention

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