During the 2008 race for the cure, Jason Tan of Team Catch it Early, had heard of “Joggling” which mixes the already difficult task of juggling with jogging and decided that for the race he would Joggle to raise money to fight cancer. I salute his dexterity, and hope he doesn’t try it with knives […]
Never change… unless you plan to wear one of those slave Leia outfits, of course! [Via Geekologie]
Jason Fried has a radical theory of working: that the office isn’t a good place to do it. In the following video, he lays out the main problems (he calls them the M&Ms) and offers three suggestions to make work work.
Google has confirmed it plans to launch an e-book store before the end of the year, challenging the likes of Amazon’s Kindle store. The Google project was originally planned to launch this summer but was held up by technical and legal problems. The main selling point of the store, to be known as Google Editions, […]
Every year it seems like the lights come out earlier. Returning from Thanksgiving festivities here in the US, we noticed that half of our street was illuminated wheras just days before had been absolutely typical. Bows and lights and garlands are just the beginning though; some people take their decorations way seriously. It’s not just […]
By Mark Edlitz Guest Blogger Mark Edlitz, the director of Jedi Junkies interviewed Daniel Wallace, the writer of The Jedi Path. Wallace, who has written extensively about the Star Wars universe, authored or co-authored The New Essential Chronology to Star Wars, Star Wars: Year by Year: A Visual Chronicle, Star Wars: The Essential Atlas, The […]
Hans Rosling’s famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport’s commentator’s style to reveal the story of the world’s past, present and future development. Now he explores stats in a way he has never done before – using augmented reality animation. In this spectacular section of ‘The Joy of Stats’ he tells […]
On the Monday after Thanksgiving, retailers are keen to sell a lot of stuff. Including, it appears, the idea that there’s something inherently special about the day. It’s a well-established tradition that the day after Thanksgiving is “Black Friday”, with many retailers (particularly of electrical goods) selling goods cheaply. While waiting in line from the […]
If you’re like me, thinking about gifts this season is a little stress-inducing. While the recession is technically over, here in the states, many of us are still feeling the crunch. And while I like to try and make most of the gifts we give during the holidays, that’s not always practical. The truth is, […]
Here is the third offical trailer for HBO’s TV adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones series. So, what do you guys think? I know I am very excited about this project! [Via Io9]
We’ve showcased cosplayers often on [GaS], but I don’t think anyone even came close to the heel of this girl’s costume when it comes to looking like the real thing. Behold Morrigan from Dragon Age: Origin as cosplayed by Deviant Art user Stravalon. Hit the jump for the other pictures.
Canadian acting legend Leslie Nielsen, age 84, best known for his role in Airplane! and The Naked Gun, died today, November 28th, 2010, due to complications from pneumonia. Rest in peace funny man, you will be remembered. [Wikipedia]