Rarer than the Titanium M9 at just 50 units, the Leica M9 Silver Set has a silver chrome body and 35mm/f2 lens, brown ostrich leather trim and matching brown ostrich leather strap.
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.
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.
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