October 2008

Soccer Has Never Looked So Good

October 26, 2008

During a 2005 soccer match between Real Madrid and Villareal, 17 top of the line cameras were focused on cranial combatant extraordinaire Zinedine Zidane for the entirety of the game. The result is a soccer match with a beautiful, cinematic feel that runs in real time for 93 minutes. Technically speaking, the video is a [...]

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‘S’ is for Sarlacc

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Looks like somebody went about creating a nifty little alphabet using Star Wars characters. This looks like a great way to teach a child the complexities of the Star Wars mythos and the alphabet at the same time. I wish somebody had made stuff like this when I was a kid. I had to go [...]

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How To Make Your Camera Bigger

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For those of you that had not heard yet, the new Canon 5D Mark II and Nikon D90 digital SLR cameras support full HD video recording capabilities. This allows you to drop around $2,700 or $1,000, depending on the camera, and $500 or so on a lens and then shoot amazing HD video (or some [...]

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2GB Skull Ring is Bad, Ass

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Solid Alliance, a company that is well-known for USB Accessories made for the today’s goth/nerd on the go, has decided that a skull ring would be the best vehicle for their new storage solution.  No longer do goth nerds need to carry around functionless chunks of metal on their fingers in the name of being [...]

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Audio Desk Trimmer Trims, Improves Sound?!

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Audiophiles, some of the least financially responsible people in the world, have come up with yet another way to waste their money in the name of sound.  According to Audiophiles, a slight imbalance in the force the weighting of a CD can induce distortions, “laser scatter”, and the terror that is digital noise.  The poorly-named [...]

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Fallout 3 – 16 Days Before Release, Infinite EXP and Infinite Money Glitches Already Discovered

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So Fallout and Fallout 2 were the fecal matter (as in, the shit). And, I mean that in a good way. I’ve been waiting for Fallout 3 for a long time. I’ve already pre-ordered the PC version. I heard it was like Oblivion with guns, and that can be a turnoff for some people, but [...]

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Beautification Software And The Beast

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Scientist in Israel have developed a “beautification engine” that subtly (or drastically) alters a person’s face based on the opinions of 68 men and women from Israel and Germany. The people used in the experiment were asked to look at photographs of various men and women and pick the most attractive, from this data the [...]

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Tilt-Shift Video Tricks Your Eyes … Silly Eyes

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Beached from Keith Loutit on Vimeo. An Aussie by the name of Keith Loutit has put together these amazing time-lapse photos using a tilt-shift lense. For those of you not willing to read a lengthy Wikipedia article, tilt-shift lenses have been around for awhile and what they do is shift the lense of a camera [...]

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