Programmer, Orange, Code, Coffee, Gears [The Paper Wall]
Apparently the dog found your taste in ringtones on the new Blackberry to be lacking…
After more than 30 years of service, NASA has retired their full-scale shuttle training simulator. Take a photo tour and learn where you can visit the trainer and crawl around inside for a more hands-on experience.
Your brain is a rather impressive piece of hardware; check out this infographic to see its specs laid out including power consumption, calculation speed, and more.
We all know what that ‘first glance’ sinking feeling is like…
The newest Google Chrome Experiment, 100,000 Stars, combines web technologies to serve up a 3D star map you can manually zoom about or sit back and enjoy a star tour.
Getting together for the holidays represents a great oppurtunity to introduce new players to the fun of tabletop gaming. Make sure to introduce them right with these five handy tips.
Whether in a cup, a can, or a little bottle, millions of us slug back caffeinated beverages everyday. Check out this video to see how it effects your brain and why it keeps you alert.
If you get a lot of forwards from well meaning relatives and want to instantly and effortlessly verify their content, LazyTruth is a Chrome extension that fact-checks forwarded emails in Gmail.
A Map of Middle-Earth and the Undying Lands [Tolkien Gateway]
Looks like it is going to be one of those days…
If you’re looking for a little morbid simulation to cap off your Friday afternoon, this interactive asteroid impact simulator makes it easy to the results of asteroid impacts big and small.
Watching YouTube videos on the Wii just got a whole lot easier; YouTube’s native Wii app streamlines the process and cuts out the need for the Internet Channel browser.
Never a dull moment with this crowd…
Shortened URLs sure are convenient and compact but they hide the destination URL. Unshorten.it! is a free Chrome/Firefox extension that not only shows you the full URL but will even give you a safety rating–no need to click blindly again.
Star Citizen, Future, City, Buildings [The Paper Wall]
Peripherals, peripherals, peripherals!
How can you capture all of New York City in LEGO? With a creative mind and the right data.
Yesterday we showed you an umbrella stand that signals raining/clear skies by color, today we have something even more interesting: an ambient desktop weather station that recreates the outside weather.
Definitely a fun idea to use with regard to people who insist on using your computer without permission…
It’s easy to overlook the humble scrollbar, a much used but hardly thought about user interface element. This graphic compares scrollbars over the last thirty years.
Are you looking for a serene warm weather theme for your desktop? Then you will definitely want to grab a copy of the Swedish Summer Theme for Windows 7 and 8. The theme comes with nine beautiful outdoor images featuring the ...
There are times when a browser’s ‘Pop-Up Blocking’ feature is worth a bar of gold…
If you have a Kindle or Nook and are looking to do a little free reading, eBook Exchange makes it easy to borrow books from others and to share your books in turn.
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: everything is better in slow motion. In this instance it’s twenty two eggs made interesting by meeting their demise in a variety of ways.