Monday, February 28, 2011
Facebook Facelift is a self initiated project to challenge the form and functionality of Facebook. It's streamlined, structured and linear interface is more comprehendible, enhancing the user experience and absorbability of content."
search for a well-fitting bra.
(Thanks Myra Leong)
(Thanks Myra Leong)
Turtlecalls will call your friend or enemy or boss or whoever and pretend to be a turtle for up to 2 minutes. And for $10, you'll get the super Turtlecall which has advanced features like he will keep calling until he does not get a voicemail, even if it takes weeks.
5 ton Megatron tank that some Chinese dudes made before the Lunar New Year. Yes, it's an exact replica of the tank that Megatron transformed into in the previous Transformers movie. No, it doesn't transform. Phew.
Bowie2001 is a compilation of brand new remixes of many David Bowie songs. It is also, a non-stop continuous mixpiece comprising those remixes and other Bowie moments. And it it is also a movie, a re-imagined and re-edited version of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey!
Kim Jong Phil copies pre-existing dictatorial art, paintings from North Korea and statues of dictators. He even replaced the great leaders with himself. He writes: "Just like a dictator, I must live in a closed loop of self-delusion. A place where my words and ideas always ring true."
Soup for Sluts are the perfect ramen noodle you should serve the slut you picked up at the club the following morning. This spicy vegetable flavored soup, made by one of the world's finest makers of instant noodles, is cheap, fast and easy, just like your pickup from last night.
Angry Birds cake is awesome. You can even shoot the birds using a catapult! Yes, the cake is playable! He writes: "First step is to make the bodies and basic form of your pigs and birds. Use your pre-mixed coloured icing and roll out the spheres using a little plain flour so they don’t get sticky and unmanageable."
Kiss Controller allows users to control a bowling game by moving their tongues while kissing. The game input device controls the direction and speed of a bowling ball while the users are kissing.
Shoot First, a free game that is between a fast paced top down shooter and a roguelike. Shoot baddies, run around, dodge all kinds of stuff and level up your weapons. Also collect items and find keys to open the locked doors in order to hop between the randomized levels.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Anatomical Model Sleeping Bags. It measures 215 cm long and features anatomically correct inner parts of our human body. You'll look weird sleeping in it for sure but hey, at least no one will come near you.
Soft Film, a wonderful blog that explores the ephemeral past of Chinese entertainment from Hong Kong, USA and around the world: vaudeville pioneers, flappers, aviatrices, burlesque dancers, hula hoopers, movie queens, sex bombs, jade girls, tomboys, pin-ups, sour beauties, girl jocks, swordswomen, and go-go girls.
Spongebob Terminator is a cyborg assassin sent back in time from the future to kill all Spongebob haters. There's even a control room, watch room, weapon room and storehouse all located in its body.
Workday Recovery Kit comes with a 16-page remedy booklet on how to recover from working all day at the office, a silicone bracelet (with the statement "Burnt Out"), 5 affirmation cards, 5 printed bandages, a recovery certificate and even a metal charm in shape of a brain.
Switchblade is a three-wheeled flying motorcycle that both drives and flies. It features a pair of scissors wings that close under the belly of the vehicle when it is not flying. It travels up to 90+ mph on wheels and 150 mph while flying. Requires a Private Pilot Certificate in order to fly it.
Island Intern will spend four weeks living in the 400 acre island covered in wild jungle, protected mangroves, shady coconut groves, primordial lagoons and exotic beaches.
vintage Transformers toy collection because they are taking up too much space. There are over 450 original Transformers G1 and G2 figures in his collection. He writes: "All other legendary Transformers 1984-1990 G1 are there! 198 autobots, 158 Decepticons and over 100 G2 1990-1995!"
Saturday, February 19, 2011
launch 100 paper planes from the edge of space. Each plane carried a message for the person who finds it. The messages are carried on a Samsung SD Memory Cards attached to one of the planes.
Pixelfari: "Ladies and gents, fellow humans, presenting Pixelfari, a pixely, 8-bitty version of everyone’s favorite browser. Enjoy chunky fonts, blocky graphics, and a general sense of giddy inefficiency."
illegally parked Optimus Prime was given a parking ticket by a fearless New York City traffic enforcement officer. Luckily for the officer, Optimus Prime was probably sleeping in his truck mode.
(via Transformers Live)
(via Transformers Live)
The Lisa Simpson Book Club build the library of this precocious eight-year-old. Here's Lisa reading The Springfield Journal of Cardiology when her father, Homer, was admitted to the hospital for a triple bypass.
stumbled across a list of its ingredients. The secret 7X flavor, they say includes orange oil, coriander, cinnamon and alcohol! No wonder Coke is addictive.
Play Spent now to find out. I managed to make it to the end of the month with a balance of $397. Phew.
Hot Dogs socks, the Corn socks and the Intestine socks but I like this one best - the Kick the Habit socks which look like cigarettes! Just don't light them up.
Previously, on the X-Files is a random image generator that uses Markov chains and ImageMagick to construct semi-coherent bits of random X-Files dialogue, based on community transcripts available online. Keep refreshing the site for more.
1960s GI Joe toy collection on eBay for US$30,000! The collection has over 3000 items and includes 150 vintage GI Joe figures and thousands of other items and vehicles. You can view more pics of the his collection here.
combination recorder and stereo system allows you to preserve your classic vinyl records and cassette tapes by recording them to CDs. It plays 33s, 45s, 78s, and cassettes through a 70mm full-range speaker, and has a built-in AM/FM stereo with digital tuner and single CD playback tray.
Saturday, February 12, 2011
Congrats Egypt! You have shown the world that with one united people, you can achieve even the impossible. And now that Mubarak is gone, you may want to grab one of these Autocrat Action Figures. There's one for Mubarak.
10 greatest Film Noir posters: "I’ve realized that there’s a great deal more to mid-century poster design than just the work of Saul Bass, and that the film noir movement provided rich fodder for the poster artists of the era - resulting in a cohesive body of work as invigorating and topical as the films themselves."
Beauty Lift High Nose 3 minutes per day and you'll have a beautiful nose. Just slip it onto your nose and turn it on. The supports hold your nose in place while the gentle electric vibrations from the bottom, side and front will help shape your nose to male it a bit firmer and higher.
Consumed is photographer William Rugen's catalog of everything that he ate in 2010. Looking at all the food he ate is making me hungry now. Also check out his photoblog here. No food there but plenty of beautiful photos of other stuff.
(Thanks Johnny Q)
(Thanks Johnny Q)
tin motorcycle collection on eBay: "Basically a lifetime of collecting made into a private display. Over 400x bikes being friction, windup and battery operated." Starting price is a cool US$50k!
remastered and reissued 106 of the label's classic releases in their original 12" or EP format containing more than 450 tracks, including B-Sides, accapellas, edits and remixes, the majority of which are digitally available for the first time.
shares with us her experience getting a new pair of big fake boobs in Bangkok: "I decide that the hospital, in general, is way too colorful and bright. Also (this is my favorite part)…. the nurses are on roller skates. They are wearing those tight suits like flight attendants from the 60’s gliding by holding documents, medication… SYRINGES."
Sesame Street accessories for all of your favourite games. This one is the Cookie Monster Gamer’s Vault which protects your DS Lite, DSi, DSi XL or 3DS game system and stores up to 10 games, 1 large stylus and other accessories.
Cockpit Flight Simulator is a flight simulator installed into a cockpit that equips players with the same flight controls found in actual aircraft. Comes with a sound system that surrounds the player in realistic audio using five speakers and a subwoofer beneath the seat and Microsoft's Flight Simulator X Gold.
Dunhill Biometric Wallet opens only with the touch of your fingerprint and it is linked via Bluetooth to your mobile phone. If the wallet is seperated from the mobile phone by more than 5m, the alarm will activate. The exterior of the wallet is made from carbon fibre and the interior features a luxurious leather credit card holder and a strong stainless steel money clip.
Friday, February 11, 2011
Spotted this van while on the road. If you want to end up in the Promised Land, remember to give these guys a call.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
posters for 5 of Quentin Tarantino's movies: Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Kill Bill, Death Proof and Inglorious Bastards. I love them all! The posters are also available for purchase here.
uses an old camera to house his webcam. He writes: "The room where I keep my desktop computer tends to collect a lot of vintage stuff, so one day I decided it was time to give my webcam more of a vintage look. To accomplish this, I decided to mount it inside a old camera housing."
Nazi graphics standards manual: "Published in 1936, it detailed all aspects of party bureaucracy, typeset tightly in German Blackletter. What interested me, however, were the over 70 full-page, full-color plates that provide examples of virtually every Nazi flag, insignia and patterns."
Science Valentines is a set of Valentine's Day cards featuring the following great individuals in the field of science: Marie Curie, Nikola Tesla, Stephen Hawking, Ada Lovelace, Alan Turing, Carl Sagan, Werner Heisenberg and Brian Cox.
The Pentagon Papers (Star Wars version): "On March 6, the Galactic Republic and Skywalker signed an Accord in which Skywalker acceded to Galactic Republic reentry into northern Alderaan in return for recognition of Alderaan as a Free State, part of the Galactic Republic Union." The PDF is free to download.
scans of vintage coloring books. There are more than 150 scans in the photoset. You can print them out and have have fun coloring them. This one is the Hi Soldier Coloring Book printed in 1944.
Conductor begins in realtime by spawning trains which departed in the last minute, then continues accelerating through a 24 hour loop, creating an endless visual and musical masterpiece.
adults have an inalienable right to think, eat, smoke, drink, ingest, decorate, dress any way they choose so he decided to give the world Canna Cola, a range of soda pop with a mild marijuana taste. Yay! Someone needs to bring this to Singapore.
snail mail notifier to let him know when the postman has delivered letters to his mailbox. He writes: "The plan was simple. Mount the transmitter part on the inside of the mailbox and extend the pushbutton with some wires and a microswitch to detect when the lid is open."
make a papercraft Star Destroyer. The ship first appeared in the original Star Wars trilogy and then in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. It is capable of overwhelming most starships or devastating a hostile planet. Unfortunately, the paper version isn't that powerful.
Wednesday, February 02, 2011
free R2-D2 mask that you can print at home: "Pretend to be R2-D2 with this printable mask!" The file is in PDF. Go print it, cut it out and you can look like this guy. Wear it out while you walk around Orchard Road and babes will come to you like magnets attracting metal. Really!
list of games about video games. He writes: "Over the last few years, I've been collecting examples of metagames — not the strategy of metagaming, but playable games about videogames. Most of these, like Desert Bus or Quest for the Crown, are one-joke games for a quick laugh."
A flying ghost at Changi Hospital, a playful tree spirit at Bedok Reservoir and the ghost of a girl who died at the famous Yellow Tower at...
You can watch an almost live webcam (30 secs delay) of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant which suffered major damage from the 9.0 earthqu...
Meet Xu Rong . She's an Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and judging from her photos posted on her blog an...