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Pictos is like Typekit for your UI with over 650 icons to play with

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At first it may sound strange for a designer to keep their icons in a font file, let alone use them Online. CSS3 and @font-face are just now emerging as a viable option for display and text fonts, so why depend on it more for icons as well? The thing is,...
Pictos is like Typekit for your UI with over 650 icons to play with
Alt-week 10.13.12: is the Universe a simulation, cloning dinosaurs and singing mice

NBA Turns To Twitter, TechCrunch Disrupt Winner Shaker For A More Social All-Star Game

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Coverage of the NBA’s All-Star game began tonight at 5pm ET, starting with the Sprite Slam Dunk contest, featuring the Indiana Pacers’Paul George, Minnesota Timberwolves’ Derrick Williams, the Knicks’ Iman Shumpert, and Rockets’ Chase Budinger. The NBA is stepping up their social media coverage of the All-Star game this year,...
NBA Turns To Twitter, TechCrunch Disrupt Winner Shaker For A More Social All-Star Game

Taking next-gen augmented reality for an ARM-powered walk around the block

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We know what you're thinking, because we initially thought it too, but this isn't your average AR. With the help of chip designer ARM, a number of developers are building a new type of augmented reality that is altogether more powerful than the usual sprite-on-a-surface routine. Instead of requiring...
Taking next-gen augmented reality for an ARM-powered walk around the block
Rune Gems brings a Shanghai-esque take on the match-3 genre

How To Meet The Silicon Valley 100

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The new Silicon Valley 100 List is now live, documenting people who did the coolest things in 2011. And Business Insider has a way to hang out with the innovative folks on it. Want to get in-person time with the founder of Instagram, or the investors backing Path, Angry...
How To Meet The Silicon Valley 100

CSS Sprites: Useful Technique, or Potential Nuisance?

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  Ah, the ubiquitous CSS sprites — one of the few web design techniques that was able to bypass “trend” status almost instantly, planting itself firmly into the category of best practice CSS. Although it didn’t really take off until well after A List Apart explained and endorsed it, it...
CSS Sprites: Useful Technique, or Potential Nuisance?
Adventure Bar Story shows players an RPG world from another perspective

An Interview With Jeroen "Sprite_tm" Domburg, Creator Of The Tiny MAME Arcade Cabinet

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When I first saw this tiny gaming cabinet this morning, I was fascinated. Who was the creator, Sprite_tm, and why did he do such and excellent and thorough job of turning a tiny Rasberry Pi device into a little gaming cabinet? In short, how did he get inspired as a...
An Interview With Jeroen "Sprite_tm" Domburg, Creator Of The Tiny MAME Arcade Cabinet

Tardis soda machine: Matt Smith is Sprite

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A comic book store puts a unique soda machine into service, serving up cold carbonated cans of cola from the inside of a Tardis. [Read more]...
Tardis soda machine: Matt Smith is Sprite

Crochet Megaman Helmet — Sprite Stitch

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Crochet Megaman Helmet — Sprite Stitch
Retro City Rampage creator makes a real, playable NES port
HBO's Allison Williams Got Awkward on Stage at CollegeHumor's Annual Offline Show

A DIY Raspberry Pi Hack Lets You Build The Smallest Gaming Cabinet In The World

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A hacker called [Sprite_tm] AKA Jeroen Domburg built his own teeny, tiny Raspberry Pi-based MAME cabinet using some laser-cut plexiglass, some custom controls, and a eeny, weenie 2.4-inch TFT display. The best part? The cabinet even has a small OLED marquee at the top that shows the current game...
A DIY Raspberry Pi Hack Lets You Build The Smallest Gaming Cabinet In The World

Tweaking Legend of Zelda so Zelda saves Link

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The sword-wielding Princess Zelda, equipped to save the mincing Link. Despite the title, the game series Legend of Zelda has lacked much in the way of Zelda. Inspired by a hack in which a father switched Mario with Pauline in Donkey Kong, Kenna W. of Kenna Draws Stuff set out...
Tweaking Legend of Zelda so Zelda saves Link

NASA captures red sprite, puts it in a jar

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Lightning doesn't always fire downwards. Just occasionally, a thunderstorm will be accompanied by a red sprite: a huge, momentary electrical explosion that occurs around 50 miles high and shoots thin tendrils many miles further up into the atmosphere. Sprites have been caught on camera before, but a fresh photo...
NASA captures red sprite, puts it in a jar
A mysterious lightning sprite, photographed from the International Space Station
Woz With A Coz: The 99c iOS Game That Puts An 8-Bit, Gun-Toting Woz In Your Pocket, With Danny Trejo As His Fearsome Sidekick

The Console That Wouldn’t Die: Neo Geo Gets New Handheld And Fan-Made Cartridge

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Children of the 80s will fondly remember the Neo Geo, probably as the unattainable, super-expensive console that existed only in arcades and wishful dreams. For more than two decades it has remained so, and in addition to the arcade machines littering the world still, the console has engendered a fervent...
The Console That Wouldn’t Die: Neo Geo Gets New Handheld And Fan-Made Cartridge
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