The 2011 Ice and Snow Festival is coming soon to China’s Heilongjiang province, and so far it looks pretty darn spectacular. Events will include snow splashing, skating and skiing races. Ok; sign us up.
This magnet looks just like one of those water dispensers found on fancy refrigerators, but it ain’t real. Closer inspection reveals Nacho Cheese and Chicken Wing options. Why oh why can’t it be real?
Roger Ebert thinks this short film from Jamie Stuart, documenting the Blizzard of 2010 in New York, deserves to win the Academy Award for best live-action short subject. What do you think?
Back in 1985, Weird Al Yankovic left a series of messages on his drummer’s answering machine. He recently dug up the tape. We can’t believe he never recorded “I Want a New Dog.”
Designed to capture moments from motivational words to “I Love Yous” to a baby’s first words, VoicePrints allows anyone to turn their unique voice into a custom, one of a kind work of art.
A short film with two different styles of animation made by Leo Bridle and Ben Thomas as their graduation film. Bridle and Thomas made all of the animation and paper models by hand.
A sweet and short skit by CorridorDigital. The premise is achingly shallow and the acting’s pretty bad, but the video makes up for it with awesome special effects and chiptunes.
These portraits were based only on a passage from A New Hope, where the Sith lord is first described as a 7 ft. tall man with a face “obscured by his flowing black robes and grotesque breath mask”.
If you’ve ever wondered what the innards of your iPod, digital camera or PS3 controller would look like if you peeled back the shells, these conceptual illustrations from Mads Peitersen should help.
Iain Sinclair’s Poco 3D, made of scratch resistant magnesium, is the world’s first credit card sized, full 1080p high definition video camera with 5 MP digital still and music recording/playing capability.
This collection of professional golfers – Thongchai Jaidee, David Horsey, Johan Edfors, and Simon Kahn – is impressive, but can any of them knock a clay pigeon out of the sky with a golf ball?
Impress the foodies at the office when you bring your lunch in this sturdy, waxed canvas lunch tote, made by hand with leather strap, double stitched seams and hand hammered, solid copper rivets.
Watch actors from classic movies laugh it up in slickgigolo1’s Good One supercut. The clip may not make you laugh yourself, but it does make us want to watch some of those movies again.
The NY Times put together this musical montage as a tribute to the many talented recording artists we lost in 2010. You may not recognize every name or face, but most of the music will jog your memory.
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