Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Feral Buildings

Sweet Juniper has a series of photographs of abandoned buildings being consumed and re-claimed by nature in Detroit. I dig the zombie-movie vibe...

Discovered via Neatorama

First Ever Video on YouTube?

I'm told that this was the first but my BS detector is humming at about DefCon 3 on this.

But Wikipedia says its true.

If it is and the date - April 23, 2005 - is correct, consider that YouTube was sold to Google about 18 months later for (ye gads) $1.65 billion.

Virtually boggles the mind...

By the way, that was one of the YouTube founders, Jawed Karim, at the San Diego Zoo. He probably has his own elephant now. No need to rub shoulders with the unwashed masses at the zoo...