This past week, the five-part Torchwood miniseries “Children of Earth” aired on BBC 3. This was a replacement for a typical season-run for the third season of the show, much like Doctor Who is interspersing four “specials” (one down, three to go) throughout the year rather than the usual thirteen-episode season. Torchwood has always been […]
You know what they say: “Good things come to those who get up early.” Anyway, when I spotted this nice 3D animation on my pal Korben’s French-language blog, I just knew I had to post it to remind everyone that those who sleep in until Saturday afternoon miss wonderful opportunities Saturday morning. Video after the […]
GeekDad posted what he calls “a good sample of the skills required to be a true geek.” I started reading the list of 100 Essential Skills for Geeks and realized I am not a geek at all. But rather than giving up, I, like a true geek, kept reading the list. At about #47, the […]
Prey Alone is a 2005 action-packed short film featuring agent Cain, a man on the hunt for an elusive killer. His only clues to find him: an uncooperative witness and the words P.R.E.Y. A.L.O.N.E.
Most of you have heard that VLC, the open-source media-playing software is now officially out of beta. Even better, they have released a portable version of the software, which means you can keep VLC on your USB drive and use it on other people’s machines. Have you tried watching a video on a friend’s computer […]
Yeah, that’s Office 2010, as in Microsoft Office 2010. Enjoy! [Via TechEblog]
Sony says it has no plans to cut the cost of the PS3, despite threats by one major games producer to boycott the console until it becomes cheaper. Last month, Bobby Kotick of Activision (the firm behind Call of Duty and Guitar Hero) said the high price of the console meant those who do buy […]
28 years ago, aliens made first contact with Earth. Humans waited for the hostile attack, or the giant advances in technology. Neither came. Instead, the aliens were refugees, the last survivors of their home world. The creatures were set up in a makeshift home in South Africas as the worlds nations argued over what to […]
Take a ride inside the Black Hole Flight Simulator, courtesy of Professor Andrew Hamilton.
Online music site Pandora has been saved from closure after the music and internet industries finally reached a deal over royalty rates. It’s a major boost for the online radio industry, though there’s still a significant disparity between online and over-the-air radio. Online radio in the US is governed by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act […]