Artist Erik Nordenakar wanted to create something unique, the world’s biggest drawing. How did he do it? He traveled all around the world, carrying a GPS-enabled briefcase, to draw his self-portrait on a map of the world. After 55 days, he came back home and used the GPS data to finish his masterpiece. His trip […]
By Mark O’Neill Seeing these bedroom walls on Boing Boing momentarily made me speechless. It kind of makes my walls with my Star Wars and Star Trek posters seem a bit lame by comparison! How about you? Do you have Megaman-type bedroom walls? What do you see when you wake up every morning? Does Super […]
It’s official, Robert Muraine is the best “pop and lock” dancer I’ve ever seen in my life. This guy is totally amazing! Take a few minutes of your time to watch him do his thing, I can assure you that you won’t regret it!
By JR Raphael Contributing Writer, [GAS] I’m thinking about trading in my girlfriend for a few really advanced robots. Hang on a sec — I know it sounds bad. But hear me out. Scientists are making leaps and bounds with these things right now. I mean, they’ve come up with artificial life that can conduct […]
Here at [GAS], we think that steampunk devices are among the sexiest gadgets you can own. I mean, just check out this awesome steampunk USB drive, it looks amazing, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, this thing has been hand-crafted, so there’s no way you’ll be able to put your hands on one… unless you have the skills […]
You can only imagine how long this meeting was. After decades of wrangling, the big brains at the Department of Defense finally got around to defining exactly what is meant by the term “cyberspace.” This was distributed in an official memorandum at the Pentagon. All I can say is “It’s about time!” The definition: I […]
By Mark O’Neill There are a lot of crap websites on the net that I wouldn’t miss for an instant if they disappeared. But if Open Culture vanished, I would be really hacked off. This is one website that I monitor constantly for updates because everything they post is interesting. I mean, look at what […]
By Mark O’Neill I had to laugh at this one because to me, being viewed as a geek is probably not the only reason people don’t continue to study mathematics. I didn’t continue it because I sucked at it and my maths teacher begged me to leave her class before I forced her into a […]
Look at what the brilliant minds at Disney / Pixar have been working on: A real, working version of WALL-E, the hero of the upcoming Disney movie going by the same name. I wonder how long it will take for this thing to end up on eBay?
By Mark O’Neill For those who have been waiting patiently for the upcoming X-Files movie trailer to come out, wait no more – it’s finally out. It doesn’t show that much but you do get to see some revealing scenes – including a gorgeous Gillian Anderson. Plus my girlfriend found David Duchovny quite delicious too apparently. […]