Sunday, October 30, 2005

Halloween Costumes: AT-AT 

This guy made his own AT-AT costume.

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Mr Angry and Mrs Calm 

Very interesting optical illusion here.

NASA Gif Hurricane Animation 

NASA has a video compilation of 21 hurricanes this season.

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Lego Delorean 

Couldn't help it. A nice Lego model of the "Back to the Future" Delorean.

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

XBox 360 

Xbox 360 playable consoles are at some Walmart locations.

Monday, October 24, 2005


Stash is the "Monthly DVD Magazine of animation, VFX and motion graphics for advertising and broadcast". Basically, they collect some of the coolest animations, trailors and commercials on a DVD and mail it out to you on a monthly basis. Much of the content is of course readily accessible on the net, but this way you build up a personal archive of some of the best, in DVD quality.

Sunday, October 23, 2005


I should have kept quiet and just bought a bunch of these for everyone, but there are so many to choose from. Giant plush microbes!

Saturday, October 22, 2005

Visions of Science 

Some more Science Photo Winners of 2005. Navigate the page for past photo winners as well.

Friday, October 21, 2005

Super Mario World level editor! 

Check it out here.

Tomorrow's cars rally in Tokyo 

CNet.com has a nice gallery of some Tokyo concept cars.

Gaming Green 

IGN has a very interesting article on salary figures from the gaming industry.

Thursday, October 20, 2005

Simpson goes to Middle East 

The Simpsons cartoon are being exported to the middle east. Part of the changes? Homer is being renamed to Omar.

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Will Seattle's Finest Be Raiding Penny Arcade? 

It seems the dispute between Jack Thompson and Penny Arcade has gotten even uglier. Anti-videogame campaigner Jack Thompson is writing to the Seattle police department requesting the arrest of the satirists behind online webcomic Penny-Arcade and charity fund Childs Play.

Monday, October 17, 2005

Eminem's iPod Commercial 

Here is Eminem's Banned iPod Commercial.

Smurfs Get Bombed 

This is the infamous Unicef Smurfs get bombed video.

The Revolution Begins Now from 1UP.com 

A nice write-up from 1up.com on Nintendo's Revolution Strategy.

Sunday, October 16, 2005

Toyota Engineers...a Shrub 

Toyota engineers have a new shrub. Wow, talk about how advanced japanese engineers are...

The official website of the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) 

From Slashdot, the British spy agency MI6 have opened a website.

Saturday, October 15, 2005

Photos: Inside these chips, art awaits  

CNet.com has an interesting gallery of hidden art in microprocessor chips.

Thursday, October 13, 2005


Here is a pez mp3 player.

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

2nd Annual Most Beautiful CG Girls 

Here are the entries for this year's most beautiful CG girls.

Swim with the Dolphins 

Ever wished you could swim and jump like a dolphin? Well, this amazing vehicle takes you several step closer to that dream.

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Microsoft, Yahoo to announce IM alliance 

In a probable attempt to thwart Google talk, MSFT and Yahoo are expected to form an IM alliance.

GameStop Cutting 700 Jobs News Story From 1UP.com 

The merger of Gamestop and EBgames of course, results in the loss of 700 jobs. This includes lots of jobs in my current state of PA.

Monday, October 10, 2005

Keyball : a flash soccer game 

A fun little soccer game.

Blaze destroys Wallace and Gromit's history 

A blaze has destroyed pretty much of all of Wallace and Grommit's animation history. A sad news accompanying this week's Number One North American debut of their new movie.

Sunday, October 09, 2005

Rag Doll Kung Fu! 

Tired of same-old same-old in PC gaming? Check out Rag-Doll Kung Fu! Download the trailer and check out the price tag! Looks like a blast to play with.

Thursday, October 06, 2005


There's Trojan out there for the PSP. I guess it's a supposed "firmware" update that turns the PSP to well.... a brick. Nasty!

Nintendo to offer free WiFi Gaming 

In a not so big surprise, Nintendo announced that it is offering free Wi-Fi gaming. The new WiFi Internet service on November 14 for the Nintendo DS portable system and it will be completely free.

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Ikaruga 2 Player by 1 Person 

Ikaruga is hard, but playing it 2 players by yourself is even harder. How much time did he spend on this?

Game Boy Micro  

One of the first reviews of the gameboy micro.

Nicolas Cage gives Superman's birth name to son 

Okay, it's just weird to see an actor that is this much a comic fan. Nicolas Cage has named his son after superman's birthname.

Monday, October 03, 2005

Family Guy presents Stewie Live 

Stewie, Live! 'Nuff said. (*link corrected*)

Shining Remix 

Someone has remixed the trailer for the shining.

Top 10 Arcade Songs 

Here's some retro memories. This website has the top 10 arcade songs.

GameTap - Expand Your Playground 

Gametap goes live. This is the gamesite from Turner broadcasting that allows you to play retro games. There is a 2 week free trial.

Loco Roco - Unique Game for the PSP 

Recently shown as a 1-level demo at the Japanese game and toy show was Sony's "Loco Roco" for the PSP handheld system. The game is fairly unique, featuring a tilting landscape and blob physics. Finally something fresh for the PSP! The most disappointing thing for me is that it will never get ported to the GB since it's a Sony product.

Here is gameplay video of the entire first level.

Some first impressions: 1up GameSpy

And how about reading the blog of one of the main programmers? (I worked with him on M.C. Kids back in 1990/91)

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