Garrett Finucane wrote a generator lets you create your own animated art in the style of the album sleeve for Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures. You can save your work as an animated GIF and check out the code from Github, too.
Michael Reeve created a handsome folklore generator, in the form of brief footnote-like references. It's inspired by The Loremen Podcast, which covers forgotten folklore and obscure local curiosities. I got the above snippet one on my third reload, and liked it because it referenced the town I lived for a few years as a kid.… READ THE REST
Feed Dolf Veenvliet's ship.shapewright a name, and it will generate a spaceship for you. Here's the starship Boing Boing. READ THE REST
Shaun LeBron set out to generate legit Pac Man mazes, but it turns out their simplicity and elegance concealed unexpectedly hard work: "Generating random Pac-Man mazes is a deceptively difficult problem that I spent some months working on. It is not easy to describe clearly. I hope you are patient." For example, the underlying grid… READ THE REST
If there's one thing chief executives from George Washington and Thomas Jefferson down to Richard Nixon, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump could agree on, it's that the need for top-notch security and protection can't be underestimated. That's a very silly way of letting you know that this Presidents' Day, you can tighten up on your… READ THE REST
Have you ever shattered a piece of licorice? No, really…candy can shatter. If a Red Vine has become old and stale, it will literally explode into a thousand tiny red shards if you smack it against a hard surface. And that's practically all it takes to make a standard-issue Apple Lightning cable explode as well.… READ THE REST
If you want to learn how to create video games, either for mobile or on a PC, the perfect place to start learning is through Unity game development. And, you definitely won't be the first to take that route. In fact, over half of all mobile games running today originally started from development in Unity,… READ THE REST