Category Archives: cool stuff

Can’t Dance, Won’t Dance…

We can’t dance to save our lives, but it doesn’t matter, it will save the woooorld! All rise for Matt. If you want quality dancing, look elsewhere. – yes, he’s still going! Advertisements

Something Funny Happened On The Way To The Moon

Aerospace engineer Sara Howard’s new book revelas what it was like to work on the Apollo program at the height of the space race.

Can you identify this street art?

Who made this piece of street art, why, and what does it mean?

Competition time! Yay! Win dogsounds schwag!

Think you know arcane shit about Doctor Who? Prove it, and win free dogsounds schwag!

Halo Reach: Once More Unto The Breach

Bungie release the first ViDoc for Halo: Reach, and what we see makes us moist with anticipation.

Phriday philm phun: dinosaurs

The first in our series ‘Phriday philm phun’ looks at dinosaurs. Awesome!

Proof that DARPA works on scary shit, but can’t keep secrets.

In a shocking moment of openness, not-so-super-secret military think-tank DARPA reveals that it is working on synthetic life-forms. But not laser-wielding cyber dinosaurs.

Coolest airline livery EVAR!

South African airline kulula’s new livery makes it officially the coolest airline in the history of everything ever.

Sand Animations by Kseniya Simonova

Kseniya Simonova is a Ukranian artist. Using a giant light box and music, she paints animated stories in sand recounting the invasion and occupation of Ukraine during WWII. She won Ukraine’s Got Talent 2009. Singing jackasses need not apply. The story starts with a couple on a park bench, followed by the chaotic invasion, morphing […]

The Ladybird Book of Police

A nostalgic example of Ladybird educational books – about the Police – which probably still holds true today.

The official dogsounds store is now open!

The official dogsounds and Avoid Spikes store is now open! Come on in! Buy stuff!

Disappearing bottle!

How to make glass objects disappear!

Science, Carl Sagan and dancing weasels, oh my!

Carl Sagan, Richard Feynman, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye and Stephen Hawking set to music, beautifully. Oh, and some weasels.

We are ODST

“We are ODST”, the breathtaking live-action short advertising Halo 3: ODST.

dogsounds interviews: Sara Howard, Apollo engineer

dogsounds interviews Sara Howard, one of very few women who worked in the Apollo project, and the first female aerospace engineer.

New Avoid Spikes comic now online!

40 years ago today, something rather stellar happened.

Giant Bomb launches iphone app.

Giant Bomb launches its iphone app with a hilarious ad.

Awesome webcammage: Sour ‘日々の音色’

Awesome video for ‘Hibi no Neiro’ (Tone of Everyday) by Japanese band Sour, filmed totally on webcams.

Why so Serious? Sam to hit Xbox Live

Croteam reveal that they are bringing Serious Sam: The First Encounter to Xbox Live, with HD graphics. Glee!