Strippers vs. Zombies

The movie Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! could be called ‘strippers vs. zombies’ and in case you’re into that kind of thing, let me remind you about “Superhero Or Stripper, You Decide“.

Head on over to avzombie.com to read all about what will probably be one of the best zombie gore flicks in a while.

BTW, this trailer embedded below is the tamer of the two videos. Trailer #2 is probably the goriest, most disgusting trailer I have *ever* seen online. You’ve been warned. :-)


Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! – Trailer #1 from zombies3 on Vimeo.

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Star Trek Motivational

Here’s a snapshot from a Hulu episode of “Star Trek – Spectre of the Gun” converted to a motivational, though I’m not quite sure how motivating this turned out.

Enterprise Rule 6

Just geeky

Five Ways to Trigger a Natural Disaster

volcano erupting

This is exactly what I was looking for to help me get into the Evil League of Evil. Not too smart of New Scientist, eh?

Can humans trigger sudden “natural” catastrophes?

The answer is yes. From mud volcanoes to disappearing lakes, human actions can have all sorts of unforeseen environmental consequences.

Here we review five disasters with a human cause. We focus on sudden, short-term events rather than protracted environmental catastrophes.

Science

Short Shrift News Links – 7/31/08

News for Geeks

Today’s news is coming in bite-sized chunks again. Covering everything from a shortage of iPods to Arabic calligraphy to a possible breakthrough involving mucus in mice intestines. Enjoy!

Tech

- Stock Up On Your Apple Gear Now – Apple Insider warns that Apple is informing their resellers there will be a drought in the coming weeks.

- Google testing “AdSense for Games” in bid to shake up in-game advertising – Today GOOG has made few inroads into in-game adverts, the sleeping giant is awakening.

- Chatting with a Google Street View Driver.

- T-Mobile Sidekick 2008 Review. SlashGear has a hands-on review and unboxing video (youtube).

- Gmail certificate expiry snafu follows security upgrade – OOPS, Google allowed one of its Gmail SSL certificates to expire days after promising users improved webmail security

Typography

- Connect Four type. Remember the popular children’s game Connect Four? Here’s an interesting take on that game for a unique type.

- Type in Three Dimensions. This is so very cool, and here’s the ‘making of’ this incredible method of print using a 3D printer.

- Arabic calligraphy as a typographical exercise. This is one of my favorite blogs, if you dig fonts and the creativity behind getting the type just right, you should subscribe.

- Create your own font using FontStruct

Science

- Cracks appear in ice under Mars lander. How cool would it be if the cracks extended, and the weight of the craft broke through the ice plunging into water?

- Smart Contact Lenses. “Smart” contact lenses that measure pressure within the eye and dispense medication accordingly could be made possible using a new material developed by biomedical engineers at UC Davis.

- New technique to compress light could open doors for optical communications. Potentially opening doors to new technology in the fields of optical communications, miniature lasers and optical computers.

- Mucous breakthrough in mice holds promise for cystic fibrosis. A scientist successfully corrected the defect which causes the overproduction of intestinal mucous in mice.

Cool

- Go to Space With Your Frequent Flier Miles. Virgin Atlantic is offering customers with truckloads of points to compete for a chance to go sub-orbital on SpaceShipTwo. Beats using your points to buy a bundt cake

- Forever Geek points out this awesome Red Sonja poster

- How Snakes Got Their Fangs, oh sure we all were wanting to know this, right?

- Cardboard Cat Chaise. This is just goofy. But damn, it’s cool.

News Links

Did You Miss Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog?

Dr. Horrible

Dr. Horrible’s sing-along blog was an outstanding 3 act web exclusive and had a limited lifetime on the web, no doubt in order to generate more buzz.

If you missed it before, here’s your second chance to watch it without having to pay for it on iTunes or wait for the DVD: http://www.hulu.com/dr-horribles-sing-along-blog

And remember:

It’s not about making money, it’s about taking money. Destroying the status quo, because the status is not quo. The world is a mess and I need to rule it.

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