Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Wired's Gallery of the Lamest Tech Mascots

This disturbing fellow is the Creative Suite Jester, used to demonstrate the illustration capabilities of Adobe's Creative Suite 3. See the other characters here.

The A-Team To Reunite on TV To Contact Hannibal's Ghost

"The former stars of 1980s action series THE A-TEAM will reunite for a reality TV programme, in which they will attempt to contact their deceased co-star GEORGE PEPPARD. Actors Dirk Benedict, Mr T and Dwight Schultz will appear on a special edition of British paranormal show MOST HAUNTED later this year/"

Read the rest.

Saturday, April 21, 2007

The strange history of racist spokescharacters

Nice article and slide-show

Laywer seeks $11,000 an hour in attorney's fees

Willie Gary, the flamboyant Florida plaintiffs lawyer with the planes, the cars, the posh offices and the highly entertaining Web site, and his recent $93 million fee request, based in part on an $11,000 hourly rate.
Read the rest of the article, and visit Gary's site.

The Roman Catholic Church has effectively buried the concept of limbo...

the place where centuries of tradition and teaching held that babies who die without baptism went.

Saturday, April 14, 2007

1966 Volvo Amazon Custom Coupe

Beautiful desktop wallpapers here.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Metal Gear Solid 4 Fan Art

Artist Saigon Radio's gallery. And site.

Monday, April 9, 2007

Springy Bed

Buy it here.

Game: Ivan Drago Justice Enforcer

Like the old arcade coin-op games, but you get to use Drago to crush corrupt Americans. Follow the link to play or download it. Ivan Drago Justice Enforcer

Friday, April 6, 2007

Didn't the developers watch Poltergeist?

Workers have dug up 411 sets of Native American remains while working on the 1,087-acre Playa Vista development.

The remains have been, as Dorame has testified, "ripped from the earth," deposited in numbered boxes, and stored in a trailer on the development site. Some of them have been there for three or four years.

Via LA Observed.

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Poseidon Illustration

Artist Lou Romano's site.

Sunday, April 1, 2007

Life-Size Whale On Your Computer

The clever interface allows you to scroll across a life-size whale.

Lung-Shaped Ashtray

See more by the designer here.

Wired April Fool's Pranks

Take a screenshot of your friend's desktop and make it their desktop wallpaper. Minimize any open applications and hide all of the desktop icons or ferret them away in a folder -- don't delete anything. Then, set the Windows taskbar to auto-hide. Hang out somewhere close by so you can hear the frustrated clicking grow louder and more urgent.

Click here for more.

Designer Rock Wall

For the stylish gymrats in Japan.