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An interesting photo technique. Aerial photographs are edited to look like extremely detailed models. See other examples by Gérard Pétremand and a japanese photographer. Also see how to make your own.
Posted by HMC @ 3/28/2006 18:11  |    7
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Paul Robertson has released his amazingly complex pixel art animation, Pirate Baby's Cabana Battle Street Fight 2006, done in the style of a 2D sidescrolling action game, complete with blood, crazed octopi, and zombie babies.
Posted by HMC @ 4/20/2006 11:44  |    12
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This one will make your brain hurt. Scientists make light travel so fast it actually goes backwards. Think of the military applications!
Posted by HMC @ 5/17/2006 15:27  |    8
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Students are now using a special ringtone that plays in a frequency that is higher than what most adults are able to hear, allowing them to use their cellphones in class without the teacher knowing.
Posted by HMC @ 6/14/2006 08:38  |    14
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Check out the new Spiderman 3 trailer. Sandman? Venom? Gwen Stacey? Yes, please.
Posted by HMC @ 6/27/2006 13:34  |    8
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I kid you not. Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is being made to watch his appearance in cult cartoon South Park while he is behind bars. Talk about adding insult to injury.
Posted by HMC @ 8/29/2006 17:12  |    9
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Researchers are exploring new technologies that could allow cameras to use less sensors and extrapolate data as opposed to the way current cameras work by using millions of sensors and compressing data, as well as cameras that can see wavelengths outside the visible spectrum.
Posted by HMC @ 4/29/2007 12:58  |    4
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Likely one of, if not the most powerful and touching 600x96 resolution game you'll encounter this year, Jason Rohrer brings us Passage, a brief little adventure chronicling a person's lifetime from start to finish.
Posted by HMC @ 12/2/2007 15:25  |    42
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Jason de Caires Taylor has a very interesting sculpture gallery; situated entirely underwater. He uses a special cement finish on his sculptures that promotes the colonization by coral and other marine life, giving it a very old, very surreal appearance.

Check it out!
Posted by HMC @ 12/19/2008 16:27  |    6
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From Joakim Sandberg, creator of Noitu Love 2, comes The Legend of Princess, a one-level action-platformer homage to the Legend of Zelda, featuring dazzlingly beautiful pixel art and flawlessly smooth animation. Check it out!
Posted by HMC @ 1/27/2009 16:03  |    15
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From Andrew McClure comes Jumpman, a maddeningly fun platformer that starts out simple but becomes increasingly mind-boggling the farther you progress.

Check it out!

Posted by HMC @ 2/27/2009 13:17  |    8
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My friends Guy Collins and Leslie Wai recently collaborated to make a music video animated entirely in low-res pixels. It's pretty nifty. Go check it out!

Posted by HMC @ 3/9/2010 14:19  |    8
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Fans of late-80s-era BBS's (or hey, just nerds in general) owe it to themselves to check out Christine Love's new mystery/romance game, Digital: A Love Story, set entirely in an operating system in 1988. Available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Posted by HMC @ 3/20/2010 20:20  |    1

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