Here’s a fun and trippy hack made by programmer Peter Nitsch. Nitsch’s website converts feed from Google’s Street View to ASCII art in real time. You can also search for locations, just like in the vanilla web app.
Stores like Gamestop and Best Buy make a ton of money from buying and selling used games, but a new service called Waygoz wants to cut out these middlemen by linking gamers to who want to swap games with each other.
Albert Einstein was a scientific bad-ass. I think we can all agree on that. Einstein gave us theories that explain some of the most unexplainable things about our universe. Scientists still live by many of his theories, such as the theory of general relativity despite the fact that Einstein has been dead for nearly 60 years.
We’ve seen a few fan made videogame–themed takes on Monopoly. Now here’s a design for regulars of the World Wide Web. Instead of streets and utilities, you settle on websites and software. Instead of free parking, you get free Wi-Fi.
Ever wanted your very own robot? I’m not talking about one that can do your bidding for you, rather a tiny robotic avatar, customized to your liking. Well if that’s what you’re seeking, today is your lucky day.
I’m sure many of you have heard of The Drunken Moogle, a blog that posts original mixes of alcoholic drinks based on video games. Now you can prepare a complete video game meal, with the help of a website called Gourmet Gaming.
My dad recently signed up for a country club membership which cost him a whole lot of money and a whole lot of time. I don’t really get the point of club memberships because for one, we don’t really use the facilities much, and two, the food there isn’t so great.
Google+ launched not long ago and it has created a lot of buzz. I have a Google+ profile, but since I am chained to his computer all the time slaving away to bring you stories of a semi-legible nature I don’t bother to actually put in details or use it.
Designing the start screen for a video game must be quite a task: it has to be enticing and attractive, like the game’s box art if you will, and it should also convey the spirit or theme of the game, like a well-made trailer.
Depending on how old you are, Pica Pic is either a virtual museum or a time machine. Made by Hipopotam Studios, Pica Pic lets you play with a growing number of handheld games that were popular back in the 80s to early 90s.
It’s not like I haven’t seen matrix displays before, but this is definitely a unique spin on the concept. Developed by Rick Borovoy, Ph. D. and Brian Knep of the MIT Center for Future Civic Media, Junkyard Jumbotron lets you combine a number of internet-connected screens together to create one big matrixed image.
As a kid, Santa tends to be a big part of Christmas. The more parents can do to make him seem real, the more fun and exciting it can seem. There are a lot of ways to do this, from taking your child to the mall to sit in his lap, to leaving milk and cookies for him on Christmas Eve.
Looking for a fun way to waste the next 20 seconds of your life? Then head on over to this strange Japanese website which basically turns itself into a giant first-person Pac-Man when you click the giant power pill.
Anticipating the influx of the undead this coming Halloween, merchandising giant Sears has diversified their demographic. It even has a Zombian language option!
I’m sure Sears just won the approval of CURE with this move.
Sick of ugly ads on websites? Tired of all the Apple news everywhere on the Web? And how about those YouTube commenters? You can vent out your frustration or just plain waste some time by wreaking virtual havoc using Erik Rothoff Andersson’s Kick Ass bookmarklet.