Category Archives: Fun

Play and experiment some weird music with this all-HTML5 Theremin

Remember those 50s SciFi themes and soundtracks? Those B-Movie horror scenes? Well, most of them were made with a Theremin. The instrument was invented by a young Russian physicist named Lev Sergeevich Termen in 1920. Now you can play it … Continue reading

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Roswell 66th anniversary (with a tiny HTML5 game)

Whatever happened in 1947 in Roswell, New Mexico, (an alien crash landing or any other controversial event) today, the latest Google Doodle celebrates the 60th anniversary with a very nice HTML5 game. Think of it as tiny adventure-game, just like … Continue reading

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Facebook, the Musical: almost inevitable…

It was almost inevitable: a Facebook musical! Blame it on AVbyte, a New York, 2011-born web-idea named after its two founders: Antonius and Vijay Nazareth, has been producing musicals on Youtube (dubbed youtubesicals…). I think there’s a great deal of … Continue reading

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April Fools’ #4: Bing pranks Easter Island Statues

Check it out for yourself: Bing has turned Easter Island statues (Moai, that’s the correct name) into some April Fools’ best.

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April Fools’ #3: Twitter will cost $5 per month, if you use vowels!

Ok, this is great! According to Twitter, you’llmhave to pay $5/month to be able to tweet with all alphabet letters, otherwise… say farewell to vowels! Your next tweet may look like “Grt nws frm twttr!”. Trd th nw Twttr yt? … Continue reading

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April Fools’ #2: Youtube pranks

This is my 2013-second-favorite April Fools’ (right after Google Treasure Map). Are you ready for the closing of YouTube? Looks like, YouTube has been, all this time, running an eight-year contest, the goal of which was to find the best … Continue reading

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April Fools’ #1: Google Treasure Map!

Try it now: Google Maps has gone crazy just for April Fools’! What’s this treasure map for? The main aim is to explore 2D hand drawn landmarks, find hidden treasure chests, and “Be-aware of pirates!”.

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Forget perfect computing accuracy: welcome Wrongulator!

Are you done with perfect calculation, computing? Does your math look boring? Grab a Wrongulator! A pocket calculator that will bring new life and fun into everyday calculus – and wrong results too! (Not recommended for economists)

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Google in the 60′s: here’s how it would look to Mad Men if they were googlin’ around

Austrian company Masswerk built a very compelling Google front-end: Google60. It looks like an fictional System 362 (not a real IBM System 360 – a historical mainframe) with a not-so fictional user interface that’s straight from the 60s. That’s exactly … Continue reading

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Apple’s new Spaceship Campus: some details and some fun

As reported by Wired (and several others) the Apple’s galactic headquarters will house nearly 13,000 astronauts -er, employees by 2015. This is what it will look like: And this, according to joyoftech.com, is what’s inside (of course, these are just … Continue reading

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