Procedurally generated infinite CVS receipt

Sure, CVS receipts are farcically long, but they're not infinitely long: they could be, though, as Garrett Armstrong's CVS Receipt generator demonstrates, using nothing more than HTML, CSS and Javascript (Armstrong: "I even made a crappy web-scraper to get real product names from their site"). (via Kottke) Read the rest

Garden: XKCD's latest maddening, relaxing webtoy

The latest XKCD is Garden, a webtoy that invites you to position lamps, adjust their spectrum and focus, and wait while your garden grows. Read the rest

Fractal gears webtoy

Liabru's Fractal Gears is a beautiful webtoy that draws randomly meshed gears of descending ratios, with a set of sliders you can use to tweak their parameters. (via Kottke) Read the rest

Heavy Metal band-name generator

The internet’s official heavy metal band name generator: pretty good names, with a brilliant presentation. What webfonts are for! (Thanks, Eirik!) Read the rest