WebGL Water Loading... Made by Evan Wallace This demo requires a decent graphics card and up-to-date drivers. If you can't run the demo, you can still see it on YouTube. Interactions: Draw on the water to make ripples Drag the background to rotate the camera Press SPACEBAR to pause and unpause Drag the sphere to move it around Press the L key to set the light direction Press the G key to toggle gravity Features: Raytraced reflections and refractions Analytic ambient occlusion Heightfield water simulation * Soft shadows Caustics (see this for details) ** * requires the OES_texture_float extension** requires the OES_standard_derivatives extension Tile texture from zooboing on Flickr
10 Weird Video Games Many of us grew up playing a variety of different video games, and that those that didn’t have since accepted their importance in mainstream culture. These games are perhaps some of the most unique and less well-known games ever created…but believe me there is a real reason for that. Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker Now there is no denying that Michael Jackson has a huge influence on the world of music, and he had some pretty impressive dance moves to boot. But there is also no denying that this game has to be one of the strangest that I have ever heard of. Link Gameplay Video I can’t believe I am even saying this but here is a game that is based off a young boy who goes to the bathroom in the middle of the night and gets sucked into the toilet. Link Now this is a game that really is fun to play and a great way to get boys interested in typing. Link Now it used to be quite common for companies to create interesting marketing campaigns around a specific character. Link Link Link Link Link Link Link
The world’s 10 most weirdly exclusive clubs They run the gauntlet from secret societies, to business groups, to sporting clubs, to just plain crazy, but rest assured all of these clubs have one thing in common: there is absolutely no way you are getting in. This is an uber-exclusive and expensive club that lets you eat in a semi-secret dining room in New Orleans Square. It is the only place in Disneyland that serves alcohol. You also get to ride in a special train car called the Lilly Belle. Link Also known as the Sublime Society of Beefsteak, incarnations of this British club go back at least 300 years. Link While they call themselves a club, this group of about 130 individuals are accused of pulling all the strings of governments around the world. Link There are 6 members. Link Currently there are 1,410 members worldwide. Link The Trilateral Commission Formed in the 1970s when the Bilderberg club refused to admit members from Japan, which at the time was an emerging economic powerhouse. Link Link The Association of the Dead Link Link Link
Internet Memes Trololololololololololo man Feb 28, 2010 6:00 PM Added to Youtube in November of 2009 the Video "Я очень рад, ведь я, наконец, возвращаюсь домой" had only few views until it was posted into several music blogs in march of 2010. In a week more than 1 million people watched the Trololololololololololo man sing his song. The title translates into 'I am very glad, because I’m finally back home'. Why won't my parakeet eat my diarrhea? Nov 11, 2009 9:00 AM "Why won't my parakeet eat my diarrhea?" George W Bush shoes attack in Bagdad Dec 14, 2008 An Iraqi journalist hurled his shoes at Mr. Jizz in my pants Dec 7, 2008 Sickie Woo - Busted with the help of Facebook Oct 21, 2008 After a particularly heavy night out Kyle Doyle decided that he would phone in sick and treat himself to a day in bed.To celebrate his day off Kyle, a 21-year-old call centre worker, updated the status on his Facebook page to reflect the fact. Chairman cracks under pressure LHC is 42 Sep 11, 2008 11:19 PM Aug 5, 2008 Dr. Jul 13, 2008
Top 10 Urban Legends & Myths We’ve all heard them. Usually, they happened to a friend of a friend’s second cousin, and in almost every case they’re completely untrue. Still, some urban legends have managed to gain a remarkable amount of credibility. From creepy folklore to rumors about celebrities and politicians, here are the top ten urban legends that have managed to gain a popular following. 10. This one has been making its way across college campuses since the 1970s, and it’s been popping up as a plot point in movies and TV shows for years. 9. Fred Rogers and his classic children’s show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood were legendary in the TV world, so it was only a matter of time before a few scandalous rumors started floating around about him. 8. Although it’s more folklore than an urban legend, the Bloody Mary story is so old and well known that it had to make this list. 7. The story dates back to 1963, when then-President John F. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1.
Only in Pakistan - Part 3 | Engrish Brog Even more in the series from the viral email: 3 of the Most Bizarre Micronations in the World | Design + Ideas Small, Strange & Surreal: 3 of the Most Strange Micronations Article by Urbanist, filed under Destinations & Sights in the Travel category. Have you ever wanted to rule your very own country? Bizarre as it sounds, a micronation is an area of land claimed by one or more persons to be independent from any major recognized nation in the world. Some of these have incredible histories of war, triumph and independence and still survive today, while others have long since been abandoned, annexed or destroyed. Above: Sealand inside and out after the fire of 2006 Above: A brief history of Sealand and information on its sale Sealand was established in the 1960s an Englishman and his family took possession of an abandoned anti-aircraft platform off the coast of Britain and declared it to be the Principality of Sealand. Above: bizarre silent film: Molossia propaganda spoof Above: a brief and humorous interview with the president of Molossia Other micronations have not fared so well.
Sleep Talkin' Man Top 10 Strangest Google Maps, Street View Sightings Google Maps is great for visiting places you've never been, driving directions, or searching for strange and usual sightings. We've compiled ten of the strangest for your viewing enjoyment after the break. 10. Some Drunk Dude When you've had 10 too many beers, and thought the lawn was just a larger, greener version of your bed, the Google Street View car is probably the last thing you want driving by. That's exactly what happened to this drunk Australian dude. [Source] 9. You know the local fire department needs to start hiring, when the Google Street View team shows up before they do. [Source] 8. Capturing an earthquake in-progress will take more than just a camera-equipped car, so Google turned to their satellites for this amazing image. [Source] 7. Most crop circles look like random shapes, this logo is recognizable to nearly all internet users: Firefox. [Source] 6. Musicians looking to market themselves should look no further than Google Maps. [Source] 5. [Source] 4. [Source] 3. 2. [Source]