Landmannalaugar, a National Park of Iceland

Landmannalaugar (Icelandic pronunciation: [ˈlan̥tmanːaˌløiɣar̥], the people’s pools) is a region near the volcano Hekla in southern section of Iceland’s highlands.

The Landmannalaugar area is a popular tourist destination and hiking hub in Iceland’s highlands. The area displays a number of unusual geological elements, like the multicolored rhyolite mountains and expansive lava fields, not far from the service center. The many mountains in the surrounding area display a wide spectrum of colors including pink, brown, green, yellow, blue, purple, black, and white. Two of the most popular mountains among hikers are Bláhnjúkur (meaning “blue peak”) and Brennisteinsalda (meaning “sulphur wave”).


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Gran Torino – Every Clint Eastwood Insult

Happy Birthday Clint you magnificent specimen and example of awesome!

You are not Banksy

Fun photo set by Nick Stern recreating some of the more famous works of Banksy with live models. More can be found here.


3 Things: Booze

Interestingly, web feed this morning has had a lot of alcohol related videos for some reason. Here are the highlights…

First, a really fun compilation of beer opening methods.

…topped by this guy using a chainsaw:

Opening Beer with Chainsaw

And finally, what could indeed be the world’s best bartender; though admittedly, I’d want him to just poor the damn drinks if I were a patron…

World’s Best Bartender

Also as extra, this beer commercial with Charlie sheen is quite fun.

Supercut of the day: Every Shout Out To The Roots Ever

Nice compilation of what’s probably the only reason to watch Fallon.

History of Whistling | cdza

Was pointed to this fun Pianist in Paris video, a Watch the Throne parody; but their History of Whistling, chronicling 26 songs over 98 years ended up being much more entertaining.

Illustrator: Joanna Krótka

Joanna Krótka is an illustrator based in Kraków, Poland whose inspirations come from everywhere, but predominantly “sci-fi (literature and movies), psychedelic pictures, fairy tales and dreams”.

official website

3 Things: I want to go to there

Much to the relief of my current schedule, have so far managed to avoid playing Diablo 3, but some of these galleries of developer’s workplaces is starting to unravel that abstinence.

Also, goddaaaamn…

Inside of Blizzard’s Office

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