I couldn't even tell you what the Sazae Flash is about - possibly a tale of the dangers of being badly drawn. Anyway for some reason I keep going back to this flash again and again, I think it's the bizarrely catchy, but completely imcomprehensible, soundtrack that does it. 'Mr T goes for a drive
' on the other hand is totally understandable, if more than a little mad, but the music is hyper-annoying (good to see Mr T finally confessing he wants to be a hippy though). Of course it's not the most annoying song in the world
which has recently been established as this
, although feel free to mail me
any likely contenders you have.
A series of films sponsored by BMW. Excellent but with major-league product-placement, but hey, if you're going to be shown a product it may as well be one that looks good. Also at least the tactics are not as sneaky as Merecedes-Benz who really tricked me with the whole Lucky Star
Follow the fast paced thrills as 'The Driver', Clive Owen, puts BMW's range of motors through their paces in these short films. The latest release, with perhaps the best driving clips, feature the new Z4 which looks class. Still love my Mini though.
PS. Beware the large download sizes ~60Mb.
Wondering what that music is in the background of your favourite advert? Find it here, along with some sound clips and links to buy the songs. You can search by advert, artist and song title. Fab. The content for this site really is top notch and I've used it in earnest a few times, the only thing that lets it down is the design which is well ropey and doesn't work with Opera
at all well.
The epic tale of Ninjai, the little ninja. Turn up the volume and feast your eyes. Quite simply awsome flash animation, and the music is lushious. Start at the trailer and work your way along to chapter 10, then you can join everybody else in eagerly awaiting chapter 11.
Update: Ninjai has now moved to Atom Films after being off-line for ages. Good that he's back. Bad that we have start right back at Chapter 2. All of which means I'm still eagerly awaiting chapter 11.
Short of parking a 747 in your spare room this must be the ultimate in flight simulators.
Really neat site that lets you 'explore the physics around you'. Apart from anything else this is a really interesting and involving way to interface a site with loads of content that at first doesn't seem that interesting. It really draws you in though and makes it's point very well. Maybe I would have enjoyed physics more when I was growing up if I had references like these available; still I managed to get my degree still so I can't be all bad.
Huge collection of comicbook art for you to search and download. Perfect for that desktop wallpaper.
Already loads of Christmas/Winter games knocking round out there; try this one toggan jump. Jump the toboggan thru the hoop(s) without hurting/burning the passengers. Surely people don't jump toggans irl?
is an Arkanoid-esque game, which looks cool and has chilled out music. All the game play you'd expect - knock down the bricks, collect the power up pills, etc; more than adequate to while-away 30 mins or so. Alledgely there are only 16 levels, personally I haven't bothered getting passed four yet; it's not that I keep screwing up by getting the black pill which makes the paddle really small, or anything like that, no sir-ee, my game player skills are much better than that.
Mexican wrestler Strong Bad answers his e-mail. If you've never seen Strong Bad before start at the bottom and work your way up, or there's a first time
page as well; my favourite e-mail is 'techno
' which features my favourite character other than Strong Bad himself, 'The Cheat'. I haven't quite worked out yet if Home Star Runner, Strong Bad and friends exist any where other than on the Internet, say a TV cartoon or something. We don't get it in the UK yet if they do. Mail me
if you know different though.
Some often used DOS commands that I continually need to remind myself to use, as well as some useful VB code and hardware set-up.
Coding guidelines for use with the WEBThority security product. I used this at my last employer and it's only really any use if you have full control over your web server environment. These are my notes just in case. If nothing else it got me started on looking at HTTP headers which can be darn useful.