Playing For Change – Stand By Me

Mar 6th, 2009 | By

Playing For Change is a movement to connect the world through music. Sign up for exclusive content, news and updates from hundreds of musicians and students around the globe at http://playingforchange.com The act of playing music with people of different cultures, religions, economics and politics is a powerful statement. It shows that we can find
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Coventry University finds that texting actually improves Language Skills

Feb 25th, 2009 | By

Bev Plester and Clare Wood, Senior Lecturers in Psychology have conducted a study on text messaging for 11 year olds that was published in the British Journal of Developmental Psychology. The research included the study of spelling and punctuation on regular users of text messaging.  No difference was found in their success and achievement levels
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Perfect urine

Feb 25th, 2009 | By

http://www.perfecturine.com/ This was just too funny to pass up posting..A website strictly dedicated to shipping you clean Urine for those awkward tests that your pot smoking brain somehow forgot about.  Only in the age of the internet do we have international businesses setup to mail good clean urine anywhere in the world 🙂



Latest Ubuntu vs Windows Benchmarks

Feb 6th, 2009 | By

Tuxradar has some great benchmarks out that showcase the performance differences between Windows 7(and Vista) against Ubuntu.  And the results sure make me glad I am no longer a windows man Click Below for the rest of the results http://www.tuxradar.com/content/benchmarked-ubuntu-vs-vista-vs-windows-7



Great Year for TED – Bill Gates Unplugged

Feb 6th, 2009 | By

Caught this talk from Bill Gates this week and although he may not be the most inspiring or poetic of speakers he is perhaps the most influential man in our lifetimes and that alone puts me in a state of awe to listen to. A man that can forever change the world perhaps more than
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QWERTY vs Dvorak Myth Debunked – and how!

Jan 19th, 2009 | By

http://www.reason.com/news/show/29944.html Wow this is an insanely indepth article on one of the myths that has been touting by people ranging from Spielburg to Wazniak.  Next time you hear someone try to use the QWERTY vs Nvorak line to back up a claim that superior products don’t always win market position you have ammo.  Great article
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Strike one more up for Evolution – First tool use shown in Wild Gorillas

Jan 17th, 2009 | By

In an article submitted in 2005 scientists observed the first tool use from Wild Gorilla’s, scientists Thomas Breuer1,2*, Mireille Ndoundou-Hockemba1, and Vicki Fishlock1 (working with Wildlife Conservation Society, Mbeli Bai Study, Nouabalé-Ndoki Project, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany ) observerd a Gorilla using a walking stick
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Fantastic Short 3D Film – Sebastians Voodoo

Jan 15th, 2009 | By

How could I not share something as creative and fantastic as this?  Created at the UCLA Animation Workshop, with music by Nick Fevola. From Crackle: Sebastian’s Voodoo www.pixelnitrate.com (and to see a higher resolution version of this film too)



Wireless Power coming to the mainstream

Jan 10th, 2009 | By

And at Mainstream prices.. Video looks promising, the real beauty of this will be when it is embedded into not only devices but also homes.



Savage 2 Now completely free to Play!

Jan 6th, 2009 | By

A game that I’ve been following for a while now has gone completely free and going the route of microtransactions.  They do offer a premium account which allows for additional inventory slots, access to player stats, the ability to download recorded games and more.  The premium fee is a one time deal of $9.99 which
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