Ged forwarded me this great picture of the 501st Legion (aka “Vader’s Fist), from the Rebel Scum website. The photo was taken at Celebration III, a large Star Wars convention that just wrapped up a few days ago. According to the 501st Website, they are “The World’s Definitive Imperial Costuming Organization”, with 2500+ members around [...]
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May 19th is almost here! That’s the day when the last installment of George Lucas’ second trilogy, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, officially opens here in the United States. There are those of you out there who are going, “Yeah, another messed up Star Wars movie! They just haven’t been as good.” [...]
Lordy lordy, my copy of World of Warcraft has arrived. If you’ve been living under a rock, World of Warcraft is the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (or MMORPG) that was launched by Blizzard Entertainment late last November. As of now, it’s got something like 1.5 million players worldwide, handily crushing its competitors. I [...]
:http://www.flickr.com/photos/w00kie/sets/180637/ This is awesome…take a picture of what’s behind your laptop screen, and use it as your background image. [It looks like your computer screen is transparent]…oh, this is such a cool idea. Via BoingBoing, which got it from Waxy.
A nifty online periodic table of the elements, from your friends at The Royal Society of Chemistry. What’s particularly neat about it is each element representation is a tiny piece of artwork, which triggers the desire to click them all. Twitch learning without the seizures!
I find emerging security issues rather interesting; I’m not sure if this is because of my fondness for heist movies. It’s always interesting (and alarming!) when the real world catches up with cinema, such as cracking the security on RFID-based devices such as Mobil’s SpeedPass and your car electronic key ignition killswitch. So you know [...]