Archive for November, 2005
Thomas Hawk tried to buy a camera. And what a mess it became. Follow his story at Flickr or at his site. So even very experienced people like Thomas can be fooled by low prices and great reviews. The company Thomas bought from, had a four star rating at Yahoo Shopping, with almost 900 reviews. [...]
This thread on Flickr shows pictures which three (or more) users commented with “wow”. Some amazing pictures here, and “awfulsara” has some great ones: . If you like Sara’s pictures, consider helping her. She has skin cancer and writes about it here. This red thing is my triple-wow.
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…well, you just have to see for yourself.
Librivox has free audiobooks for you to download. Not the most amazing list yet, but more to come: Baum, L. Frank. The Road to Oz Christie, Agatha. The Mysterious Affair at Styles Conrad, Joseph. The Secret Agent Dostoyevsky, Fyodor. Notes from the Underground The Founding Fathers. The Constitution of the United States Irving, Washington. Old [...]
“”The future is here. It’s just not widely distributed yet.” – William Gibson
Looking at the amazing computer graphics by Pixar in the new Cars teaser, I realise that we do need an Xbox 720. Or a PS4. Even if the graphics in games like Project Gotham Racing 3 looks awesome, you still see that it’s from a games console. The cars look great but the nature passing [...]
The Free60 aims to port open source operating systems like GNU/Linux and Darwin to the Xbox 360 console.
The forthcoming Superman movie (premiere 2006) has a videoblog. It looks like it’s made in ComicLife. But click on the comics…
Enter the tracks of your fresh, homemade CD, print and fold. Link
It was on Boingboing today, but I’m posting it anyway: Have a look at this amazing video at Google videos. The parts where the huge ships come in, sink down and leave again is magic! It’s from security cameras at the Panama Canal, timelapsing 1 week into 11 minutes. The video is made by Stephan [...]
Takes you a few seconds, means a lot to him!
Spencer Reiss at Wired thinks high US gas prices is good: For anyone with a fresh idea, expensive oil is as good as a subsidy – with no political strings attached. Indeed, every extra penny you pay at the pump is an incentive for some aspiring energy mogul to find another fuel. Be sure to [...]
Remember the transparent screens that everybody wrote about some time ago? The Photoshopped transparent photos group takes it one step further. Use some Photoshop magic and obects appear transparent even if they’re not. Here’s one example: (Picture by simplethingsuask)
If you’re interested in toys/games, AND photo – this is a brilliant idea. Adrian has bulit a camera of Lego bricks. And it works! So why not make a camera for your uncle or grandmother this christmas?