My Intern Hazen tipped me off to this free DNS service that allows you to watch Netflix (and other US Geo-restricted content) outside of the good ol’ US of A! For free! (Did I mention that it’s free?)
These guys are calling themselves Tunlr.
I love these services. Unlike VPN services, with these DNS redirects your streams don’t get slowed down by being proxied through a US server.
We set it up on our AppleTV and it works like a charm!
Get started with AppleTV
- Open Settings
- Open General
- Open Network
- Open Configure TCP/IP
- Select Manually (we assume you already have a fully functional network setup)
- Skip IP address by selecting Done (hit the left button on the remote and press OK)
- Skip Subnet Mask by selecting Done
- Skip Router Address by selecting Done
- When asked for the DNS address, enter: 184.108.40.206
- Select Done
- Select Restart in the General menu
If you don’t see the Netflix App in the main menu, you have to change your iTunes store location:
- Open Settings
- Open iTunes Store
- Open Location
- Select United States
- Go back to the Settings menu
- Select Restart in the General menu
Once you start Netflix for the first time, it may take a while until the log in dialog appears (give it at least a minute).
NOTE: I should mention, that if you have a number of devices on your home network that you wish to use to access US services, you’re probably better off setting your router’s DNS to 220.127.116.11.
Its that time of the year again. The birds are chirping, the sun is out, girls are hot and you know the DJ duo of DJ Jazzy Jeff and Mick Boogie have just delivered their third Summertime mixtape (Fresh out of the oven). The free release is jam-packed with classic jams from across the genresphere. Everyone from Nina Simone to Nice and Smooth to Busta Rhymes appears on Summertime III, a perfectly blended mix of tunes primed for your next BBQ or pool party. You can download the third Summertime mixtape below.
Mixtape: DJ Jazzy Jeff x Mick Boogie Summertime III [DOWNLOAD]
If you enjoyed this mix, also check out – DJ Jazzy Jeff – He’s The King, I’m The DJ
welcome to Tijuana! Tequila, Sex and Marijuana!
Manu Chao – Welcome to Tijuana – recorded live at Paris – Grande Halle de la Vilette, 4&5 September 2001
Manu Chao (born José-Manuel Thomas Arthur Chao on June 21, 1961), is a French singer of Spanish roots (Basque and Galician). He sings in French, Spanish, English, Italian, Galician, Arabic and Portuguese and occasionally in other languages. Chao began his musical career in Paris, busking and playing with groups such as Hot Pants and Los Carayos, which combined a variety of languages and musical styles. With friends and his brother Antoine Chao, he founded the band Mano Negra in 1987, achieving considerable success, particularly in Europe. He became a solo artist after its breakup in 1995, and since then tours regularly with his live band, Radio Bemba.
Anna Franz – Ink injection into yolk sac artery of 72 hour-old chick embryo to visualize the beating heart and the vasculature (10x)
University of Oxford
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology
What is the subject matter of your winning entry?
This movie not only demonstrates the power of the heart and the complexity of the vasculature of the chick embryo, but also reflects the beauty of nature’s design.
Can you elaborate on the imaging technique you used to capture this movie?
This technique is relatively easy and quick: A window is cut into an egg to expose the 72h old chick embryo. The embryo is then placed under a stereo microscope. A finely drawn glass capillary needle is filled with India ink and then inserted into an extraembryonic yolk sac artery. Some ink is gently expelled from the needle and the distribution of the ink in the vasculature is followed by time-lapse microscopy. The only challenging part of this technique is the insertion of the needle into the artery without spilling too much ink and without damaging the embryo.
How does this subject matter relate to your work?
I study centriole duplication using Drosophila as a model organism. I am currently doing a PhD in developmental biology studying centriole duplication in Drosophila. In 2010 I took a 6-week course in embryology in Woods Hole where I learnt several techniques used to study embryogenesis in a number of organisms. One of these techniques was the injection of ink into an artery with the aim to visualize the vasculature of the chick embryo.
What first sparked your interest in photomicrography?
When I was a child, my parents got me a simple microscope which I used to look at insects and plants. I became fascinated by microscopy because it reveals the complexity of biological structures most of which our eyes can’t see. Later I decided to studied biology at university where I could combine microscopy with photography.
The genre of Japanese anti-nuclear music began in the 1980s after the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl. Problem was, some of the largest record labels were owned by companies, like many companies in Japan, that are connected to the nuclear industry. But as the Atlantic reminds us, you can’t stop the Internet.
Above, the video for “You Can’t See It, And You Can’t Smell It Either” by Rankin’ Taxi, a very catchy dance hall reggae tune about nuclear disaster. Here are the closing lyrics:
Die from a dose of radiation? No way!
Did you say an unstoppable leak? No way!
Do I want to be an object of hate for unborn children? No way!
Do I want to lead a life of unhealthy luxury? No way!
Can radiation deepen love? Can radiation make us wiser?
Can radiation stop wars? Can radiation bring a smile?
Radiation is strong, Radiation is powerful, it doesn’t discriminate, and you can’t beat it
Radiation is scary, Radiation is dangerous, you can’t see it or smell it, and you can’t run from it
Can’t see it, can’t smell it, can’t run from it…
It’s safe! It’s safe! It’s safe! until it’s not, until it’s not, until it’s not, until it’s not,