[Video Link] I dislike seeing holiday stuff after New Year's as much as anybody, but I'm making an exception for Andrew Jive's charming movie starring 8-bit video game characters made from Lego pieces.
Oblique Strategies is a card deck, devised by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt in the early 1970s, each offering a "challenging constraint" to trigger musical expression and vanquish writers' block. It has now been ported to the Nintendo Gameboy by Nicky Flowers, as God intended. "I was tempted to add a cool chiptune soundtrack but… READ THE REST
Patatap lets you make funky noises with your keyboard. Each letter key produces a different electronic sound, and is paired with a visual. The faster you type, the faster the effects will play. Linked to Patatap is Typatone, which shares the feature of each key making a sound, but instead, you can see your typed… READ THE REST
Explore.org has a huge selection of live webcams to browse through. The cameras show real-time nature settings and animals, like these Decorah North Eagles. Of course, it's more fun to go explore the great outdoors in real life, but that's not always a possibility. If you're feeling stressed, try watching some animals doing their thing… READ THE REST
Summer is officially here, and we know you couldn't be more excited. Sure, you'll have those days when you're hanging out with friends or heading to the beach or pool, but what about those days when it's too rainy or hot to step foot outdoors? If you enjoy hunkering down and completing a good puzzle now and then,… READ THE REST
Maybe you're stuck on what to buy the kid who has everything, or you'd like to get somebody an incredibly unique gift. Don't bother buying yet another Lego set, doll, or video game for them. Instead, you can get them a toy that allows them to, well, just keep creating more toys! Of course, we're talking… READ THE REST
From your daughter's first trip to Disneyland to that epic fried chicken dish your favorite restaurant served you last weekend, you like to capture every precious moment of your life on your phone. And when you combine all those photos with the many different files you've saved on your devices, you've got a pretty hefty amount of data on… READ THE REST