Video Tech of the Day: Digitized Process Tracks Flight Path of Birds

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Visual artist Dennis Hlynsky uses a digitizing process to visualize the flight path of birds is part of his project, "small brains on mass. Dennis Hlynsky calls this process 'extruded time" and it involves stacking frames in a sequence and adding the darkest pixels together. The mesmerizing result turns something that starts as a rather boring concept into a truly fascinating visualization.

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Look at This Dubstep Bird of the Day

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Vimal Mistry shows off how his parrotlet rocks out to the dubstep track "Bass Cannon" by Flux Pavillon.

Winter Is Coming of the Day

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Winter Is Coming of the Day
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And best pals Sage and Onion are ready, thanks to hand-knitted jumpers purchased on eBay by their new owner, Sue Christy.

She rescued the hens from a factory farm where the conditions were so poor they had lost all of their feathers.

"When they come out of the farm some of them, as cruel as it sounds, just look oven-ready," Christy said. "'They have never known day light and they have never known fresh air and when we get them they are in a really sorry state. 'They are also very cold because they are so bald. I just feel so sorry for them."

Shushing of the Day

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If this works on crows, then he's a hero.

[thanks, nat!]