Saturday, June 30, 2012

Dora the Explorer, A Live Action Thriller

Ariel Winter, who plays Alex Dunphy on the ABC comedy Modern Family, stars as Dora, in CollegeHumor’s live action thriller spoof of Dora the Explorer.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Team Fortress 2: Pyromania Update

This week Valve released a ton of updates for Team Fortress 2, including a new game mode called 'Special Delivery' and a new map called 'Doomsday.' This is a quick attempt to carry the Australium (Intel) and send into space via a rocket.

Google Chrome Comes to iOS

Today at Google I/O, the search giant announced and later released the Chrome browser for iOS devices. It’s available on the App Store for free, alongside Google Drive, the company’s cloud storage service. Chrome for iOS is supported on both the iPhone and iPad, and we tried it out on both devices. It’s safe to say that you can almost replace Safari.
Almost, because iOS requires that Safari is the default browser, so any links opened outside of Chrome will open in Safari. However, Chrome’s features are exceptional, and make it a far better browser for general use than Safari on the mobile platform. ViaIGN

‘Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One – Avengers Assembled’ Blu-ray Trailer

Six hundred million dollars later, The Avengers has rocked our world. The film, and the build-up to it, were such massive pop culture events, years in the making, that everything coming after it almost feels superfluous. So instead of looking forward, maybe it’s time to look back and appreciate what Marvel did leading up to The Avengers. That would be films like Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger, (mostly) high quality superhero movies that lead to this summer’s uber-hit. Marvel is releasing a huge Blu-ray box set September 25 called Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One – Avengers Assembled and has just released a trailer teasing the package. Check it out below. viaSlashFilm

Thursday, June 28, 2012

'The Star Wars That I Used To Know' - Gotye Parody

Eddie King and Tyler Marshall of Teddie Films made The Star Wars That I Used to Know, a clever and funny musical parody of Gotye’s hit Somebody That I Used to Know. They describe it as, “…a story of heartbreak to which Star Wars fans everywhere can relate. And even with all that heart ache, it’s still a better love story than Twilight.”

Project Glass: Skydiving Demo at Google I/O 2012

At Google I/O 2012, the Project Glass team took product demoing to a new level. Come with us and see how we spent the weeks leading up to the Google I/O demo ... living in the moment, doing Hangouts in Air, and freefalling with Glass.

Why YouTube Views Freeze at 301

Numberphile pays a visit to YouTube and learns the secret behind one of the website's famous idiosyncrasies - why view counts on new videos often freeze at 301.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Team Fortress 2: Meet The Pyro

Valve has finally completed its Meet the Team video series for Team Fortress 2 with the launch of Meet the Pyro. It reveals the masked, muffled, flame-spewing class from Valve's online shooter to be even more psychotic that he already seemed. Apparently instead of flames, the Pyro thinks he's spreading rainbows and sparkles and joy, when in actuality he's scorching Medics and puncturing Soldiers. via IGN

XKCD: Moon Landing

Cracking an Egg Underwater

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences presents "The Egg", a video short from the 2011 BIOS Explorer program's "Water Moves" series. Watch what happens when we crack open a raw egg 60 feet (20 meters) below the surface!