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Sunday, November 5th, 2006

Try this game to see if you really know your company logos.  Takes about a minute.


Monday, February 20th, 2006

This may well be the maze craze that takes over after the whole SUDOKU hoopla wears off.
ONE BILLION MAZES to work out. Or I guess you could just write a script and print out your own every morning before getting on the tube…


Monday, February 20th, 2006

I’m sure many a student would appreciate this strange affliction during their end of year deadlines and stress.

that’s pimpin’

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006

Oliver just emailed through this link. A couple of GSD students PIMP THEIR MODEL - a la MTV style….

free money

Thursday, October 27th, 2005

Well, i fell on the milliondollarhomepage today. Sometimes you see things that are so simple, you wonder how it wasn’t obvious before. Alex Taw launched the site on August 26th, 2005 and just yesterday (2 months later) sold his 500,000th pixel. Each pixels sells for a dollar, so it’s easy math. He initially set it up to pay for his university studies. I imagine running the site means he can’t get to classes though…..



Sunday, October 2nd, 2005

Tomorrow will bring an annual eclipse to much of Europe, Africa and the Middle East. In London, the eclipse starts at 08:48GMT and ends at 11:18GMT - we should have about 60% of the sun covered. Time to get out the cardboard and make some eclipse viewers!

Cousteau to meet Jaws

Saturday, April 2nd, 2005

Cousteau’s grandson makes shark submarine. Wired News


Saturday, April 2nd, 2005

Just browsed Kottke’s site before turning off the computer and he just found this gem of a video. It’s a must-watch ROCKY-remake. Ludicrously funny. Enjoy.

Shadow Maps, Ping Pong, and Shirt Folding

Monday, March 14th, 2005

If you’ve ever wondered how to cast the perfect shadow this video offers an innovative demonstration.
[via Maciej Woroniecki].

Ping Pong goes Matrix
It’s an old one - but thought it was worth re-linking. (be patient - it takes a little while to buffer.)

And for the perfect folded T-shirt, this link sent to me by Zak is the ideal resource.