Other Ten Percent 9/25/12

Sep 25 2012

Yet another day where I thought I’d have like 3 stories I’d need to scrounge around for and instead found I was going to need to cut at least 4. Not sure why that’s happening to me so much lately. Tomorrow the new WoW expansion drops and I am writing it up for PCWorld which means I am playing it for work which means (especially since I got it for free) that I’m suddenly weirdly down on a game that I’ve been enjoying in beta for months. We shall see if the magic comes back after a really lacklus…holy shit nobody cares. Links.
Infographics In Cooke’s PARKER Graphic Novels
And now a Warren Ellis speed round as we discuss information design and information density in the graphic novel because of course we do.
via Warren Ellis http://www.warrenellis.com
September 24, 2012 at 06:08AM
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123D Catch In Your Pocket
Hey so who wants to go in on one of the fancy new Makerbots and then use this thing to go out and create 3D models of peoples heads on the go and then print them out? The answer should be everyone followed by us all freaking out that that’s possible for about the cost of a high-end laptop.
via Fabbaloo Blog http://fabbaloo.com/blog/
September 22, 2012 at 09:00AM
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Critiquing the flying car in 1944
It turns out the problems with the flying car were totally obvious even without 60 years of failing to build a reliable one.
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
September 24, 2012 at 07:42AM
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also, the robot cars transform.
Meanwhile, T-Rex discusses the (lack of) problems with robot cars besides us.
via Dinosaur Comics http://www.qwantz.com
September 24, 2012 at 05:07AM
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Free guns for romantics
Jesus Christ, Cobb County what in the hell is wrong with you?
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
September 24, 2012 at 07:43AM
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The story of how Gorilla Glass came to be
Content goes here
via kottke.org http://kottke.org/
September 24, 2012 at 09:58AM
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Fantasy Floorplans of Fictional TV Homes
If we didn’t have more prints than wall space already with another one on the way I would be ordering this right now.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
September 24, 2012 at 10:12AM
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Illustrated Collection of Famous Movie, TV, Comic & Video Game Robots
Oh hey look it’s another print I would like to own.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
September 24, 2012 at 10:18AM
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Kerri Kenney-Silver Could Read Us the Phone Book
Hilarious ladies part one.
via The Hairpin http://thehairpin.com/
September 24, 2012 at 06:30AM
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A Funny & Moving Interview with Comedian Tig Notaro on Conan
Hilarious ladies part two.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
September 24, 2012 at 01:10PM
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