A video showing some surprising use of “green screen”, AKA chroma key. For the uninitiated, here’s more about the process.
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Blimp Tows Aquaplane to Give Latest Aquatic Thrill
HITCH hiking behind the Goodyear blimp Volunteer is the latest form of water sport for thrill seekers on the California bathing beaches. One of the most ardent devotees of the sport is Elmer Peck, of Long Beach, holder of the world’s record for endurance on an aquaplane. He is shown in the accompanying photo stunting on an aquaplane in tow of the Volunteer which is flying low over the water at a clip of 60 miles per hour. Stunting like this demands the utmost in nerve and skill.
Count Basie pays tribute to one of his idols, Fats Waller. (via Boing Boing)
If this doesn’t bring a smile to your face, you probably hate banjos. (via Boing Boing)
Western Swing on 78 (repost with link) http://ping.fm/L1GZb
If you’re into western swing and old 78s, here’s the motherlode! (via Boing Boing)
Celebrate 50 years with a crash test! 1959 Chevy Bel Air vs. 2009 Chevy Malibu http://ping.fm/MzdED
Wacky Packages: the 7′-tall vinyl wall-sticker edition http://ping.fm/dkZ9i
Walt Disney’s 1943 org chart http://ping.fm/JxqS4