Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Fun and Funny Links

NPR is trying to decide on a list of the top 100 science fiction books. Their audience suggested thousands of titles, which they narrowed to only several hundred, on which you are invited to vote. (via Metafilter)

The Mammoth, a 1,763-foot water coaster set to open next year in Santa Claus, Indiana, will be the longest such thrill ride in the world. You can get a preview with this virtual video rendering.

The best names for WI-FI networks. There’s a whole list, but you can’t beat PlzBringVodkaToApt1310. (via Neatorama)

If you’ve been following the HBO series Game of Thrones, you may be a bit unsettled to see how BlueBolt created that fantasy world through visual effects. May contain spoilers, but only the first season is on this video.

Disappointed Dad Batman. (via Gorilla Mask)

A Day in California. A combination of stop-motion and tilt-shift video turns 10,000 photographs into a sweet video.

Do you remember that athlete you were supposed to control in the game QWOP? The poor guy showed up at the main floor at Comic-Con.

The Dark Knight Rises is the new Batman film in production now. See pictures of Anne Hathaway as Catwoman on her, um, Catcycle.

Trying to control a classroom boner. (via reddit)

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