Friday, 9 October 2009

Cariocas 2016

After beating Chicago, Tokyo and finally Madrid, the people of Rio (or Cariocas, as they like to call themselves) celebrate winning the bid to host the 2016 Olympics with this stylish video from Cidade de Deus (City of God) director Fernando Meirelles.

Cidade maravilhosa ...

Tuesday, 6 October 2009

China's 60th Anniversary National Day

Time lapse video of this incredible spectacle in Beijing's Tiananmen Square from Dan Chung celebrates the 60th anniversary on the founding of the people's republic. Say what you like about the Chinese - they sure can put on a show.

Monday, 5 October 2009

Mobile Numbers

Some facts from NewsWeek on the world's usage of mobile phones portrayed in a more interesting fashion than your average bar chart.