ETA Prime happened to drive past a thrift store a while back so he stopped in and bought a broken Toshiba laptop for $5, a 19-inch display for $5, a PS3 controller for $10, and some cables for $4. He took them home, installed game console emulation software, and ended up with a decent gaming system.
98 Kōshien is a high school baseball videogame released only in Japan for the PlayStation in 1998. One of the features is the ability to customize the pitchers' windups. This resulted in delightful ballets like the ones seen above and below. (via r/ObscureMedia) READ THE REST
How an obscure game character from the 8-bit era ended up at the heart of a very modern YouTube takedown fight READ THE REST
Core77 has photos from the pages of Toshi Omagari's book Arcade Game Typography (only 1000 copies available in hardbound edition, here's the paperback), which reproduces arcade video game pixel typography from the 1970s-1990s. From the book description: Arcade Game Typography presents readers with a fascinating new world of typography – the pixel typeface. Video game… READ THE REST
Training packages are available everywhere. And since everyone wants to know how to code, there are literally hundreds of different courses, lectures, and training sessions that can help teach you the building blocks of this foundational ability. However, most of us aren't very patient. We want the facts we need to know, we want them… READ THE REST
Your brain is a wondrous creation. Even when you're destroying it with Cheetos and hour after hour of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, it's still the most powerful computer you will ever own. According to Northwestern University psychology professor Paul Reber, each human brain has the capacity to store up to 2.5 petabytes of data.… READ THE REST
If you're anything like millions of Americans, staying at home these past several months has been followed by a steadily increased diet of cooking shows. It's really not hard to understand why. If you can't go out to restaurants the same way right now, why not bring those delicious meals to you? The next logical… READ THE REST