Pandas, art, bikes, pong and the infinitesimally small chance of you existing - it is an eclectic mix
The internet is full of great websites, articles and videos. Here are five we've been enjoying this week.
This advert from French children's TV company Tiji explains why pandas are black and white. We wouldn't normally feature an advert, but this story really caught our eye. As the whole world is painted with vibrant colours, what happens to the poor panda?
We don't make a habit of enjoying infographics, but this one caught our imagination. It explains, in a somewhat spurious way, that the odds of each and every human existing are almost zero. The numbers and explanations certainly make for a good moment of head-scratching.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York houses one of the largest collections of art in the world, but there's no need to go all the way to the East Cost to get a taste of it. The museum's website lets you browse through its extensive array of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, clothes, documents and more. Each item is accompanied by a detailed description of what it is.
Following British success in the Tour De France and of course the Olympic and Paralympic games, the popularity of cycling is on the rise. This cycling website has interesting articles and an excellent newsletter. Sent out every Sunday, it includes an in-depth article about the world of cycling.
Waiting for the man to turn green so you can cross the road just got more entertaining. Pressing a button to change the lights just isn't interesting enough so at this pedestrian crossing in Germany you can play pong too. The person on one side of the road plays the person on the other until the lights change.
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