I don’t know about you guys, but tonight, this is what I plan on doing: Have a great weekend everyone!
Revenues from the video games industry in the US were down almost a third last month compared to the same time last year. It’s the biggest annual slump since September 2000. Even with the 31% drop, gaming remains a billion dollar industry. The figure is made up of $625.8 million on games (down 29%), $382.6 […]
Origami: In the Pursuit of Perfection is a short movie that uses computer animation as well as stopmotion techniques to bring the story of ASICS, the japanese sports brand, to life.
In the following video, Daniel Kraft demos the Marrow Miner — a new device that quickly harvests life-saving bone marrow with minimal pain to the donor. He emphasizes that the adult stem cells found in bone marrow can be used to treat many terminal conditions, from Parkinson’s to heart disease.
Well, it looks like we’re paying tribute to pork meat this week on [GaS]. Yesterday, we featured the Original Bacon Explosion, and lo and behold, today, we have the geekiest piece of porkchop ever: Darth Porkchop. [Via BuzzFeed]
This incredibly small 98.2kb file will allow you to automagically power off your display when you lock your computer. It also does a bunch of other things, including muting your master volume and setting your status on IM clients to “away.” The full list of features is as follows: Automatically turn off monitor Automatically pause […]
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] I have a long history with Harry Potter – getting the books at midnight (and reading them in the eight or so hours immediately following), going to line parties for some of the film premieres, dressing as Tonks for Halloween, even writing law review articles about fandom. I point […]
An internet consultant says he’s solved the mystery of how a New Hampshire man was charged $23 quadrillion dollars for cigarettes. Josh Muszynski hit the headlines after paying for the cigarettes at a gas station on Monday using a prepaid Visa card. He was somewhat surprised when he next logged into his online account and […]
In the following video, a women asks Hillary Clinton why the US State Department staff cannot use Firefox, even though the browser is completely free and was approved for the “entire intelligence community.” The answer? Deploying and maintaining the browser is “too expensive.” The only reason I can think of as to why they would […]
From the Egyptian desert to deep below the polar ice caps, the elite G.I. Joe team uses the latest in next-generation spy and military equipment to fight the corrupt arms dealer Destro and the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization to prevent them from plunging the world into chaos. [Via TechEblog]