Monthly Archives: January 2011

Mo’ Mashups, Mo’ Problems

Kanye West, despite what you may think of  his personality or rapping skills (he’s at about a 5 out of 10 in my MC-O-Meter), does make for good internet memes. Our newest Kanyeme  is Kanye + Comics from Chris Haley of  Let’s Be Friend’s Again fame,  which combines lines from Yeezy’s tracks with panels and images from comic books. It’s surprisingly effective as can be seen from this example:

My favorite though?

(And yes, I know that my title references Ma$e, Diddy, and Biggie Smalls and not Ye, but I’m working on my own Yeezy + Comics right now, so stuff it.)

Nice Video Games/ Comic Book Mashup

Now, THIS is an mash-up done right, courtesy of SharkBomb from deviantART:

Pre-Incan Trumpets to IKEA Physics

To start of this round of ToTs, some Stanford acoustics scientists played a marine shell trumpet for the first time in almost 3000 years . They were grabbed from a 2001 excavation of the Chavín de Huántar site in Peru.

For a real interesting graphical look at the Human Development Index and how it affects the US, check out the maps from the Measure of America project. You can compare down to congressional districts how your area fares in education, health,  and life expectancy along with other criteria.

CollegeHumor has given us this funny quantum physics/IKEA mashup with the Hadronn Cjolidder: