Chatroulette (NSFW) has rapidly become one of the most controversial sites on the internet. The site pairs up, via webcam, random strangers who could be from any part of the world. The participants can either chat with each other, or rapidly move on to the next person. These elements of
From an article in The New York Times on President Obama’s upcoming biography by David Remnick, the editor of The New Yorker. An earlier version of this post misquoted Mr. Remnick on his comparison between the book and a New Yorker article he had previously written.
I am astounded that green/blue screens have become so ubiquitous on the sets of TV shows. One of the more interesting videos I’ve seen this week. [via Kottke]
This is one of Marc Sijan’s hyperrealistic sculptures that were exhibited at the 2010 Coconut Grove Arts Festival, held in Miami, Florida. Marc Sijan's Superrealistic sculptures are "homages to humanity's fascination with its own forms -- a fascination which has compelled artists throughout the millennia to mirror life in virtually every
An animated short film about Tarboy, the physical manifestation of the rage of a million discarded robot slaves. Will Tarboy be able to seek revenge on a evil trio of corporate fat cats who ruthlessly exploited robot-kind? Watch the “epic” short to find out.
Not really a trope, but a done to death cliché. The ‘ghost/demon/serial killer in the mirror’ scene in horror movies.