This one’s for all you photography geeks out there. Photographer Trey Ratcliff put together this amazing video of various trips he did around the world (Burning Man, England, Paris, Spain, China, Hunan, and New Zealand.) The video also features “One Night In Rio” by Louie Austen, which goes along quite well with the presented imagery.
You guys remember Phoenix Jones? That real-life superhero that patrols the streets of Seattle looking for villains? Well Mr. Jones, along with his crime-fighting buddy Pitch Black, made a surprise appearance at Emerald City Comic con during a panel featuring Rainn Wilson and James Gunn. Hilarity ensues. [Via TDW]
HBO has recently released a new featurette taking viewers on a trip throughout Westeros and beyond, across the narrow sea. Now let’s just hope Mr. Martin doesn’t pull a Robert Jordan on us and lives long enough to finish his series. At least, he’s now done with the fifth book, with 2 other ones remaining […]
Even though I don’t have a big thing for stamps like my pal Mark O’Neill, this new series of stamps from UK’s Royal Mail are definitely geek-worthy and worth a mention on this site. [Via TDW]
In this case, Tardis stands for “Twisted And Radically Designed Inflated Structure” apparently! [Via our pals @ Nerdapproved]
I’m sure you’ve all heard of Charlie Sheen’s recent “exploits” by now, right? Well, it looks like Mr. Sheen is trying to become the new Chuck Norris, or something… “I don’t cook food, I will it?” Sounds awfully like a wannabe Chuck Norris quote to me! Drop it Charlie, you’ll never be as awesome as […]
What’s billed as the “first independent, large-scale study of music, film and software piracy in emerging economies” has come to a remarkably simple conclusion: people in poorer nations pirate content because buying it is too expensive. The main logic of the report by the Social Science Research Council is that media piracy comes about where […]
An alleged methamphetamine dealer may have his comic book collection seized by the US government. But this isn’t just a case of the legal system taking away a couple of issues in the style of a disappointed parent disciplining a troublesome youth. Instead it’s a proposed seizure of around $500,000 in what prosecutors call criminal […]
*SPLAT* Hmmm I only one problem with that tattoo: Isn’t that vase supposed to be a bowl? [Via TDW]
Check out this really awesome looking Harry Potter infographic by digital designer & illustrator Wayne Dorrington. Wayne is also the same guy who created that “iconoscope” version of Star Wars Episode IV we featured last month. [Source: I should really get out more]
Using materials such as wood and cardboard, Bay Area artist Reuben Margolin creates amazing techno-kinetic wave sculptures that are both elegant and hypnotic to the eye. Check ’em out!