mental_floss has an awesome article on the behind the scenes voting, tabulation and announcements of oscar nominations. I had no idea the accounting was so complex and involved. a fascinating read on how the process works. how does it work?
Redbubble has a fun quiz for oscar weekend. Take the time to find out how much you know about one of the most prestigious award shows in the world. It seems like a simple quiz, but boy is it tricky. How much do you know about film? Check it out!
Since they often get overlooked, I wanted to share a fun quiz about the Presidential First Ladies. I discovered while taking several of these types of quizzes, I know next to nothing about them! We should change that. Try your hand at history (because behind every great man is a great woman, right?) first ladies »
In honor of President’s Day, Netflix has released season 2 of their political drama starring Kevin Spacey. This is one of those shows that makes you wonder – how much of this is actually happening in Washington? Let’s hope not a lot because it’s a lot of sordid activities. Great show! house »
In celebration (or something like that) of facebook’s 10 year anniversary, I present to you this very short animation. If you haven’t seen the social network, you should. whether or not the portrayal of Zuckerberg is correct, it’s not hard to imagine that lots of it is true.
Google Chrome & Google Maps have teamed up with lego! Now you can build pretty much anything through Chrome’s 3-d lego builder, and see what others have made. You can also learn to become a master builder through the training academy…yup, pretty cool and fun.
New year, new projects! We have a lot of new sites and more coming down the internet tubes very soon. Here is a sneak peek of a few of them – including a great education reform group, natural supplements, and one of the largest builders in Connecticut. Tons more to come, so keep an eye on our Portfolio!
Obviously its football season, and only 1/3 of the people in the house actually understand what’s going on with that. So I’ve discovered this very excellent explanation of the game with some really awesome animation. At least now I know what a safety is!
In their much-anticipated return to television, Sherlock and Watson team up again for some great mysteries. If you haven’t seen this show, I guarantee it has to be better than that other one. Just try really hard not to read any spoilers, It’s worth the wait. sherlock »
You may remember that we are huge fans of SyFy’s Face/Off. Well they have a new show premiering soon where contestants compete for a spot at Jim Henson’s Creature Shop. Cool! Very much looking forward to this, and seeing what these artists create! syfy »