Archive for the 'Entertainment' Category

Amazing Tilt-Shift Time-Lapse Video of Singapore

Friday, September 28th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:14

This video is definitely a must-see. For ‘The Lion City’, the idea behind the extension of the tilt shift technique is for focus and distance to be something the viewer can experience. From the shoot info: […] the film is hard hitting, and full of effects… more so than if I were releasing a story […]

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Portal 2 Soundtrack Available for Free

Thursday, May 26th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:35

Download the Portal 2 Soundtrack Volume 1 Songs to Test By for free from the game’s official website thinkwithportals.com. Wake up your test subject, open the chamber door, and press play–let Aperture’s patent-pending rhythmic compliance enhancers do the rest. A great gesture by Valve to release this CD length (that’s about 74 minutes for you […]

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This is What’s Wrong With Your Mobile Site

Monday, March 7th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:21

http://xkcd.com/869/

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Sir Patrick Stewart on the Internet, iPhone and Games

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 18:23

Sir Patrick Stewart talking euphoric about the internet, Twitter, iPhone and games. This man is awesome.

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Stunning Computer Animated Film

Saturday, January 9th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 01:01

Alex Roman created this wonderful, completely animated film named The Third & The Seventh. This is truly a piece of art. After watching this I wonder when an average computer will be able to render pictures and animations as realistic as these in real time. Watch the film in HD or take a look at […]

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Saturn V Model Rocket (Scale 1:10)

Sunday, December 27th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:01

A cool video on YouTube showing the launch of a Saturn V model rocket. Scale 1:10 might sound small but it’s freaking huge for a model rocket!

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Galactic Tour Through the Neighborhood

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:09

At space.com you can take a tour of our corner of the cosmos. Like the famous National Geographic poster it gives you a good sense of how small our solar system (and every other) really is. Truly fascinating.

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Flash-Blocking for Safari on Mac OS X

Thursday, December 10th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:31

Every Safari user on Mac OS X should take a look at ClickToFlash which makes your browsing through the Flash infested World Wide Web pleasant again. Using ClickToFlash, all of those icky Flash bits that have infected most webpages on the internets are replaced with a nice, smooth gradient and the word “Flash” set in […]

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Forever’s Not So Long

Saturday, September 19th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 00:12

Forever’s Not so Long is a fantastic short movie about a hopeless situation starring Garrett Murray. I can’t tell more without a spoiler, so just watch this 13 minute masterpiece. If you have an iPhone and a Twitter account or a website be sure to check out Ego, also by Garrett Murray.

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Painting a Song

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 18:45

A beautiful animated, interactive music video. Pintando una Canción.

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Star Trek vs. Real Science

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:25

The widely accepted rule of even numbered Star Trek movies being great and odd ones being crap was disrupted after Nemesis and is officially reversed with the 11th iteration simply named Star Trek. A large portion of all Star Trek films and TV shows was about science and galactic phenomenons the viewer just had to […]

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Emojinator – Emojis on Your iPhone for Free

Friday, March 20th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:02

With Emojinator you can use the popular Japanese Emoji icons without any hacks on iPhone or iPod touch and send colorful mails to your friends! This fun web app — unlike the native apps no longer available on the iPhone App Store — uses no hacks to enable Emoji: it is completely save. This web […]

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Helvetica — A Movie About a Typeface

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:08

Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. Anybody who’s interested in design and fonts should definitely watch this documentary. Really interesting and great for understanding the roots of many designs we now see in our daily lives. helveticafilm.com

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The Programmer’s Way of Thinking

Friday, January 16th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 00:25

I’m An Idiot from xkcd

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Dogs That Suck at Being a Dog

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:23

more at faildogs.com

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Keming

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 17:45

keming. noun. The result of improper kerning.

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Sigur Rós “Heima”

Thursday, November 8th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:10

I’m watching Sigur Rós’ Heima right now — a documentary film about their free 2006 Iceland tour. It is a great DVD for everybody who likes Sigur Rós or Iceland. Last year, in the endless magic hour of the Icelandic summer, Sigur Rós played a series of concerts around their homeland. Combining both the biggest […]

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A Scanner Darkly

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:20

A Scanner Darkly — the movie adaption of Philip K. Dick‘s great novel. What does a scanner see? I mean, really see? Into the head? Down into the heart? Does a passive infrared scanner … see into me — into us — clearly or darkly? (Bob Arctor, A Scanner Darkly) Great dystopian novel and fantastic […]

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Geekiest Cartoon Ever

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:34

SQL injection anyone?

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Zombo.why?

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:53

You could turn on your speakers and visit Zombo.com, but seriously: why would you want to?

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