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Super Zero

(NSFW: Language) This crowdfunded short film by Mitch Cohen tells the tale of a terminally-ill, introverted nerd who manages to rise to the occasion during the zombie apocalypse, to become the greatest zombie assassin ever. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Foursquare’s redesign will make expertise the new gamification

Foursquare has been in the process of transitioning away from the check-in for much of the year,  after splitting its product into two standalone apps, with the focus of the flagship product being discovery. One thing lost in the process was the badges and mayorship gamification elements that made Foursquare popular in its early days. [...]

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As another scampaign is exposed, Indiegogo again refuses to act

For anyone who followed our reporting reporting on Indiegogo’s Healbe scampaign, you need to go to The Next Web right now and read Martin Bryant’s teardown of the Ritot projection watch project, also on Indiegogo. To Bryan’s credit, he acknowledges that his publication had initially plugged the campaign, fooled by yet another attention grabbing idea that turned out [...]

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Sugar Lab 3D-Printed Candy

Oh boy, edible geometry. But in order to eat one of Sugar Lab’s 3D-printed sour or peppermint candies, you must first be able to answer multiple choice questions about what the cube with the sphere at its right side and the…what’s that, a dodecagon?…sitting on top of it would look like if structure were rotated [...]

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Endless Barrels

Benji Brand won the GoPro of the World for June with this unreal footage of him riding through long wave after long wave off the coast of Skeleton Bay in Namibia. You can watch the original video here. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Birdman (Trailer)

(NSFW: Language) Michael Keaton goes for the performance of a lifetime in Alejandro Iñárritu’s upcoming film about a washed up actor who once played a superhero and his attempt to make a comeback on Broadway. Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Adam Magyar: Stainless

How many people have you crossed paths with? How many sons, mothers, lovers, sociopaths, geniuses, souls and stories? Adam Magyar films packed subway stations with a high speed camera, forcing us to wonder about other people. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Imagine how Gawker would react if your startup said any of the idiotic things their boss just said

Valleywag, Gawker’s blog about Silicon Valley (but written from New York), is famous for two things. The first is driving easy pageviews by mocking the delusional, buzzword-laden bullshit that spews readily from a certain type of Valley entrepreneur. The second is grotesque hypocrisy: I’ve written before about how Gawker’s staffers attack the wealthy elites of Silicon [...]

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Yeti Hopper 30

Yeti’s Hopper 30 is a heavy duty portable cooler. It can keep ice frozen for over two days, has a leakproof zipper, a puncture-resistant skin and a durable base. It’s going to make your money evaporate though. Drops this October for $300. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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The Defender Smart Self Defense Device

The Defender combines a pepper spray device with a digital camera for the most epic selfies ever. Just kidding. But once this 3-in-1 personal protection armory comes out, $50 says some jackass is going to earn themselves a Maced Myself Selfie Darwin Award within a week. Let’s start again. The Defender indeed combines a vial [...]

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America’s most infamous murderers apparently filed this handwritten motion in Valley wage-fixing suit

If you thought the Techtopus Silicon Valley wage fixing scandal, and ensuing settlement, couldn’t get any more grotesque… you ain’t read nothing yet. Late yesterday, a handwritten “motion to intervene” document was entered into the public record, purporting to be from Pennsylvania prison inmate Christopher Donnelly, and signed by a group of America’s most infamous murderers. [...]

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The gov’t asks Twitter for more data than ever, but still won’t let it disclose national security requests

Today, Twitter published its fifth-ever transparency report, detailing the number and nature of government requests it receives. These demands include requests for user data, content removal, and copyright notices. Between January and June of this year, the report notes, Twitter received 2,058 requests for account information, a 46 percent increase over the previous six months. Over half [...]

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Horns (Trailer)

Publicly shamed and wrongfully accused of the murder of his girlfriend, a man suddenly grows demon-like horns and acquires supernatural abilities. Based on Joe Hill’s eponymous novel. Starring Daniel Radcliffe. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Amazon Kindle Flare

With crystal clear 150 decibel speakers, the new Amazon Kindle Flare ensures that everyone around you knows how brilliant you are, repeatedly shouting the title of the book you’re reading. From America’s Finest News Source. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Handmade in Japan Higo no Kami Knife

Each of these Higo no Kami knives, traditional Japanese non-locking folding blades, are handmade and imported directly from Japan. And if you don’t believe me, believe the superb English translation of their product description: “Attention: Higo no Kami has scratch little bet from the beginning. because all handmade and old meiser made. If you are [...]

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Handmade in Japan Higo no Kami Knife

Each of these Higo no Kami knives, traditional Japanese non-locking folding blades, are handmade and imported directly from Japan. And if you don’t believe me, believe the superb English translation of their product description: “Attention: Higo no Kami has scratch little bet from the beginning. because all handmade and old meiser made. If you are [...]

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