This is just so much fun, I do not know how this slipped under my radar for so long.
This web site does only one thing, but does it incredibly well: It offers a nuanced, track-by-track analysis of the Doctor Who theme music originally composed in 1963. The writers here — Danny Stewart, Ian Stewart, and Josef Kenny — break down the musical score of each track, pointing out cool details I'd never noticed… READ THE REST
As part of the new transmedia Doctor Who series, Time Lord Victorious, the BBC has announced that the Daleks are getting their own animated CGI miniseries. Yes, that's right: everyone's favorite genocidal trashcans on wheels, now immortalized as adorable cartoons. Here's the blurb. The Dalek Empire comes up against a terrible force. The Daleks' plundering… READ THE REST
Smartphones have relegated iconic red British telephone boxes to things of the past, but they are being preserved and repurposed. In fact, Yorkshire now has more repurposed boxes than working phone boxes.Via The Yorkshire Post: READ THE REST
If you're in the market for a laptop, it's tough out there. Between companies producing incredibly similar models with only slight tweaks and variations and shoppers starved for reliable sources of information to make sense of it all, you practically have to be a computer science major to untangle what's what. And when shoppers get confused… READ THE REST
If you've ever seen a 3D printer in action, you know it's a pretty wondrous process. Even if you're crafting nothing more than a plastic bauble or a geometric shape, just watching that filament settle and build into something recognizable and useful is fairly awe-inspiring. And man, to a kid…it's like a miracle. And they really,… READ THE REST
High school Spanish class is permanently embroidered into most of our brains. Vocabulary quizzes. Verb conjugation drills. Language lab. It's all tattooed on our souls like it happened yesterday, right? Estudiantes. Escuchen. Language learning doesn't have to be like that. Instead of being trapped in endless repetitions and dry academic book learning, Jumpspeak wants to… READ THE REST