It’s hardly a shock to discover that people are able to read a printed book quicker than on a reading device. But surprisingly one study suggests the difference isn’t that large, and there may be little difference in enjoyment either. The Nielsen Norman Group, headed by usability expert Jakob Nielsen, carried out a test where […]
As the beach season comes into full swing, I’ve been thinking a great deal about e-readers. (I’m a geek, I have a weird thought process, okay?) I always read more during the summer months, and part of the fun is getting old used and rather beat up paperbacks, kicking back, and not worrying how much […]
It’s not a bad thing that DC is trying something to boost sales for the underachiever of the classic “holy trinity” that Wonder Woman makes up with Batman and Superman. And giving her a makeover isn’t a bad idea either, since as the new writer for the series, J. Michael Straczynski, pointed out, “What woman […]
There’s a strong argument that the adult entertainment industry, and sex in general, has been a major driver in most forms of technology, from the Polaroid photograph to videotape to the Internet. Indeed, there are already reports that adult chatline companies are preparing to cash in on the iPhone 4’s Facetime video calling feature. So […]
Lego blocks: playtime mainstay for industrious kids, obsession for many (ahem!) mature adults. In the following video, Hillel Cooperman takes us on a trip through the beloved bricks’ colorful, sometimes oddball grownup subculture, featuring CAD, open-source robotics and a little adult behavior.
Yes, we’ve posted about a few Facebook movie spoofs in the past. But this time, we’re talking about the real deal. Here’s the the first trailer for Columbia Picture’s upcoming Facebook movie: “The Social Network”. The production is directed by American filmmaker David Fincher and will hit the big screen sometime in October 2010. Enjoy!
[Via Neatorama | Source: Sheldon Comics]
Today, I am not standing in line anywhere for an iPhone. It’s expected to be close to 100F here in North Carolina, and even though I’m sans child, I have no inclination to do such a thing, nor do I harbor feelings of jealousy against the people who have ordered and can afford these new […]
The Green Hornet is an upcoming 2011 superhero action film directed by Michel Gondry. Gondry replaced Stephen Chow, who had previously planned to direct the film as a comedy. The film is scheduled to be released on January 14, 2011. It is an adaptation of the radio and television character The Green Hornet. [Wikipedia]
Though the cosplay community is predominantly female, that doesn’t mean that guys don’t get into it as well – and so as a follow up to last week’s post on super heroines, here are some of their male counterparts. The very best super heroes that Flickr has to offer! Superman – Fonzie’s Cousin (CC) | Green […]
This amazing animation was created to promote Waiting for Superman, an award-winning documentary which takes a look at how America’s education system is flawed and explores new approaches to help it grow strong again.