What can you really say after seeing someone do this to their Xbox?!
What they can not see will never hurt your reputation…
While you might be most familiar with the freeze dried astronaut food stocked in museum gift shops, the larders of spacecraft and stations looks a little different. Check out the last five decades of space food.
If you spend a good deal of time listening to Pandora, SoundControl is a handy little Chrome extension that puts simple Pandora client controls right on your toolbar.
Apple’s iTunes Appstore might be packed full of awesome apps, but the search mechanisms for finding them are a clunky mess. Enjoy proper and detailed Appstore searching from your browser with uQuery.
From the vantage point of the human eye, the patterns of a microchip’s surface meld into an indiscernible mass. Under a carefully aimed microscope, however, it’s a world of silicon channels, gates, and transistors.
Our last edition of WIG for January is filled with news link coverage on topics such as Ubuntu is considering a move to a rolling release cycle, some users have started experiencing update problems with Microsoft Security Essentials, Google has indexed more than 86,000 HP ‘public’ printers, and more.
Distances Driven on Other Worlds (Infographic) – Space.com [via Chart Geek]
Bowser pays a visit to the gun factory to have a little talk with Jerry the Turtle. While he is there he decides to ‘demonstrate’ the problem with Jerry’s work and voice his displeasure. Can Jerry redeem himself or is it game over?
Transistors are a critical component of the electronics that drive the modern world. Take a peek at how the very first transistor worked in this informative video.
At first glance, it would seem that the journey of the Ring in The Lord of the Rings doesn’t span that great a period of time. This infographic highlights the history of the ring from forging to destruction: all 4,860 years and 7 ring bearers.
Periodic table of Minecraft [via GraphJam – Cheezburger Network]
One of the benefits of tinkering with electronics and a familiarity with soldering irons is the ability to design interfaces the way you want them. In this case, it was more a redesign: moving the tiny and difficult to access...
Video Game, Street Fighter [Wallpaper Abyss]
Brain Transfer [Manu Cornet – Bonkers World Blog]
When it comes to the Sun, we’re most familiar with the wavelengths in the visible spectrum it beams down to Earth, but when viewed with the right equipment a rainbow of diverse wavelengths emerge.
If the weather is cold enough, it’s possible to toss a pot of boiling water in the air and be rewarded with a miniature snow cloud.
This past year Google Docs became available for use in offline mode and now Google Slides has joined in on the offline mode goodness. You can create, edit, comment on, and present your Slides offline as needed, then enjoy syn...
Earlier this week we shared Earthereal, a stunning time lapse video of photos taken from the International Space Station. Now we’re back with the second, and equally as beautiful, edition.
Say what you will, there are no doubts about the uniqueness of this computer tower mod!
How to Start a Blog [Jeff Wysaski – Pleated Jeans Blog]
In 2003 at the Macworld conference Steve Jobs unveiled Safari, Apple’s entry into the browser wars. In this candid blog post, Don Melton shares how he and his team kept the browser secret.
Are you curious about the spacecraft we have exploring other planets and moons in our solar system (excluding the Sun and Earth)? Then this awesome chart will quickly bring you up to date!
If you thought the time zones in your country were a big enough hassle, you’ll find the hodgepodge of time zones observed in Antarctica an outright mess.
Steampunk, Drawing, Train, Sunset [The Paper Wall]