Performed by They Might Be Giants and directed by Feel Good Anyway, this animated, upbeat ode to the periodic table of elements and how they form our world, appears on the new TMBG kids’ album “Here Comes Science.”
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] I had the geeky joy of spending last weekend at Dragon*Con in Atlanta. It’s known for being one of the best cons for costumes, probably because it’s so broad – everything from the traditional Klingons to the crazygothpunk to the increasingly trendy steampunk (and of course, obligatory Stormtroopers). I’m [...]
Subtle Confusion is an groovy little CG animation that took the 3rd place at Assembly 09 short film compo, and even though it has no real story in itself, it’s well worth checking out:
Veni Vidi Vici is a funny 3D short telling the story of an Antiquity-era geek that uses his brain to survive the hardships of a legionnaire in the Roman army. It was realized by Will Burdett and David Bryan as their final degree project in 3D Animation at the University Of Hertfordshire, UK.
Origami – the traditional Japanese art of paper folding – is something that a geek could really get into. It’s all about visual math, and problem-solving, but with that artistic nuance as well. The origami artists below came up with some very cool designs, which we can definitely appreciate, and most of them have a [...]
Based on the 2005–2006 graphic novel series of the same name, Surrogates is set in a futuristic world where people live in isolation and interact vicariously through surrogate robots. The movie is set to be released on September 25, 2009. [Via TechEblog]
Remember when noise-isolating earphones didn’t exist, and as soon as you stepped in the subway, an annoying idiot always seems to be sitting right next to you, loudly playing his “music” in his earphones for everyone to hear, whether they liked it or not? While many earbuds are now sound tight, a manufacturer has found [...]
Chaotic Rampage American Pictures proudly presents: The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon. Warning: Video contains a bit of blood.
Apple has given the thumbs up for the Spotify iPhone app. As well as being good news for music lovers, it may be a sign that Apple is feeling the heat over claims of anti-competitiveness in its approval policy. For those who’ve not encountered it (the service isn’t scheduled to launch in the US until [...]
Ladies and gentlemen, geeks and geekettes, let me present you… the The USS Enterprise, Mach II! Who knew that geek and redneck culture could attain such a state of perfect symbiosis? [Via Digg]
This 5-minute clip, (made as an educational video for use as an introduction to classroom lecture), shows the history 100 years of visual effects as seen in some of the most notable movies of the past century. Can you identify them all?