YouTube user jim784m recreated several Street Fighter characters in the Xbox version of WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2011. Each fighter has four costumes and appropriate wrestling moves.
Jeff Ledellaytner’s dad loved riding his Norton motorcycle until it got wrecked in 1993. Jeff and his brother stole the bike and had it restored in time for Christmas. Skip to 10:30 for the big reveal.
Some of the moves the guy in green pulls off border on sexual harassment, but his acrobatic abilities far outweigh the creepy contortionist moves he pulls out for the ladies.
We’re not sure exactly what this little penguin is doing, but he certainly is jolly. The other penguins probably think he’s a spaz, but to us, he’s our latest internet hero.
We’re duly impressed by the puck-shooting accuracy of Washington Capitals’ left winger Alexander Ovechkin, as he takes aim on little Russian stacking dolls from about 15 feet away.
Combining good looks with good sound, Philips’ speaker has a minimal docking stand that can even handle iPods and iPhones in cases. 2X50W power and deep bass round out this stylish package.
We’ve seen LittleBigPlanet emulate other video games, but how about an operating system? No problem. Four skilled LBP 2 Beta users created Windows LBP, a detailed homage to Windows XP.
Version 3.0 of Skype’s iOS app brings video calling to both WiFi and 3G connections. Mobile Skype users can also hook up with desktop users, making Apple’s FaceTime even more useless.
Remember Chernobyl Tetris? How about Rain Man’s Impossible Mini-Games, or The Wonder Years Street Fight? Dan Meth’s fictional games are a hoot for anyone who grew up during the 1980s.
Chris Harrison and his colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University share with us some of the tricks that UI designers employ to fool us impatient users that a file is downloading faster than it really is.
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.
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