In the following video, Bobby McFerrin, best known for his 1988 hit song “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”, demonstrates the power of the pentatonic scale, using audience participation, at the event “Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus”, from the 2009 World Science Festival, June 12, 2009. [Via Neatorama]
A Dutch court has ordered three of the Pirate Bay’s founders to block traffic to and from its site to the Netherlands within 10 days or face stiff penalties. It caps a week that will have left the owners feeling a little seasick. Fredrik Neij, Peter Sunde, and Gottfrid Svartholm Warg are now responsible for [...]
Engineered and built by Found, a Scottish musical collective, Cybraphon is a robot that performs music according to its mood. Its mood changes according to what people say about it online: When lots of people talk about him, he’s happy, and when all he hears is silence, he gets melodramatic. Check it out in the [...]
Sony Pictures just released a new trailer for Neil Blomkamp’s upcoming sci-fi movie, District 9, which will be released in movie theaters on August 14, 2009. Enjoy!
By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] When Star Trek: TNG ended and the franchise melted into less compelling series like Voyager and DS9 (let’s not even DISCUSS Enterprise), we “space action show” geeks felt a little lost. Nothing really stood out and said, “Here’s that great formula you know and love.” Then Stargate: SG1 [...]
Produced to hype up the upcoming summer blockbuster “G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra.”, this viral marketing video shows a soldier riding a half pipe using a Delta 6 Accelerator Suit.
Now that San Diego Comic Con 2009 is over, there are of course a billion pictures on the web, most involving people in insane (and by insane, I mean “holy cow, you made that?!”) costumes. I spent some time trudging through the crowd on Flickr so you don’t have to, and here are some of [...]
Written, directed and animated by Crush’s animation director Christopher Minos, Knight Fever was produced using a mix of 2D and 3D techniques and took approximately 2 years to realize. Its first official screening was just a few days ago at the LA Short Film Festival.
Tron Legacy is the sequel to the 1982 film Tron in which Sam Flynn, the 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn (The hero of the first movie), investigates into his father’s disappearance and finds himself sucked into the same world where his father has been trapped for 25 years.
I know that a lot of Star Wars fans think that the first season of the Clone Wars sucked pretty badly, but apparently, the upcoming one is supposed to be darker and much more violent. This might convince a few of you to give the show a second chance. Anyways, here’s a short trailer showcasing [...]