Monthly Archives: January 2011
Lightheaded from Mike Dacko on Vimeo. A poignant tale of candle people… it’s actually quite nightmarish, once you stop to think about it. Much like Toy Story…
UNDERCITY from Andrew Wonder on Vimeo. Steven Duncan is an urban historian, he explores, often without authorization and risking arrest, hidden and forgotten nooks of major cities, such as underground tunnels, building foundations and bridges. This one’s centered on NY … Continue reading
This has to be the most awesome robot I have ever seen. I figured I’d better link both parts, because they’re both completely unreal in their own ways.
More kinect hacking, in this case applied to an actual physical robot. Telepresence workers are the next step! No need to let pesky immigrants in, just let them work in the factory from India directly. Actually… it’s an idea.
I like to knock out a sudoku every now and then. Good for keeping your pattern matching skills and a bit of short term memory training too, I guess. Wouldn’t go as far as calling them fun though (If you … Continue reading
I guess anyone who’s interested already knows of this, but here it is: The post-apocalyptic masterpiece, written by Brian Clevinger and starring his friend Zack Finfrock. And remember that “Red is so a name! It’s short for Redbecca!” (I had … Continue reading
Webcomic SMBC also has a youtube channel where the folks involved do some comedy sketches. Monty python they’re not, but it’s not bad stuff.
I remember in the late 80s watching the news and seeing the Russians announce their totally original spaceship-do-not-steal that looked suspiciously familiar. The Buran was the USSR’s answer to NASA’s space shuttle, of course by that point NASA had realized … Continue reading
A neat scientific visualization of the process of DNA transcription. Mind boggling stuff to think it’s going on in all the cells of your body at the same time (Well most, I guess red blood cells don’t have a nucleus) … Continue reading