Our latest edition of WIG is filled with news link coverage on topics such as an IE flaw allows attackers and advertisers to track cursor movement, Microsoft will retire its Live Mesh PC-sync service in February, Yahoo has revamped its e-mail service & continues overhaul on Flickr, and more.
North Pole, Snow, Winter, House, Christmas [The Paper Wall]
A lack of proper airflow will definitely not be a problem with this computer tower…
If you’re fascinating by the Lytro camera–a camera that let’s you change the focus after you’ve taken the photo–this DSLR hack provides a similar post-photo focus processing without the $400 price tag.
Connectify Dispatch is a network management tool that takes all the connections around you–Ethernet, Wi-Fi nodes, even 3G/4G cellular connections–and combines them into one giant data pipeline.
precursor [John Atkinson - Wrong Hands Blog]
From the earliest blinking “Under Construction” signs on web sites to joke images still passed around, the humble little GIF has been with us a long time. Check out this video to learn more about it.
Video Game, New Super Mario Bros., Wii [Wallpaper Abyss]
There is such a thing as dust build-up and then there are the odd cases of dust-ball evolution…
Tonight is the peak of the Geminid Meteor shower, if you don’t mind braving the cold and have a spot relatively free from light pollution to stretch out in you’ll be able to enjoy one of the more brilliant and bus...
This eye catching demonstration combines a Chladni Plate, four piles of colored sand, and a rubber mallet to great effect–watch as the plate vibrates pattern after pattern into the sand.
Are you looking for a quick and easy way to save images, documents, and more directly to Google Drive while browsing? Then you may want to grab a copy of the ‘Save to Google Drive’ extension for Chrome.
There was enough confusion among the public as to how exactly the Curiosity Rover was able to photograph itself without the camera arm intruding into the photo that NASA released this video detailing the process.
Are architectural views your favorite type of background for your desktop? Then you will definitely want to download a copy of the Architectural Views Theme for Windows 7 and 8. The theme comes with seven wonderful images of ...
All you wanted was to stop receiving those irritating product newsletters in your inbox and this is what you get?! Arrrrrgh!!!
Combine the mini figures and modules from a LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar with some creative photography, and you’ve got yourself a recipe for this some rather fun Star Wars-themed Christmas photos.
Back in September we shared the trailer for Mario Warfare with you–a clever live-action take on the battle in the Mushroom Kingdom. The team behind it just released the first full length episode, check it out here.
Are you ready for a blast from the past? Then indulge in a bit of retro fun with this scanned image collection of Radio Shack’s 1983 computer catalog. Anyone up for a shiny ‘new’ TRS-80 computer for Christmas?
Once a year Google releases their Zeitgeist–an overview of what the world was searching for during the previous year. Check out the year in review video and then browse the entire project.
This comprehensive chart features an awesome ‘generations spanning’ gathering of Star Trek vessels from all over the galaxy!
Just go buy a new keyboard…unless you are into masochistic self-torture or other similar pursuits…
Last week we shared a high-resolution video of the Earth at night. Now we’re back with a mashup that combines that same high-resolution data and Google Maps for an interactive look at a human-illuminated Earth.
This project combines a solar panel, Raspberry Pi, and a bit of code for the Pi to turn the whole array into a solar powered server (you could easily modify the project to become a solar powered music player or other device).
It’s not exactly a 3D-rendered GPU-burner, but this calculator-based version of Portal still features the same portal-jumping tricks that delighted players in the original game.