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- My 10 Best Drawlloweens
I discovered an activity called Drawlloween that someone made up to draw things daily in October in conjunction with Halloween. There is a list of topics, which you can se
- Day of Dredd
Earlier this week there was a drive via online social networks for a sequel of 2012's film Dredd starring Karl Urban as Judge Dredd . Known as Day of Dredd, there were man
- Random Encounter Runoff
Because of the Random Encounter in the last blog post...
- Random Encounter
It's not every day my tweet gets a reply from Joss Whedon . Addendum: Follow-up post created.
- The Human Fly: Cornered
Here's my second submission to Cornered blog, as curated by Calamity Jon Morris. This time it's The Human Fly ! I had issue 15 way back when which taught me that The Human
- Power Pack: Cornered
Power Pack is one of Sila's favourite comic books back in the day. When I thought about submitting art to the Cornered blog where artists reproduce corner art from comic b
- Sixty Symbols
From the Sixty Symbols Introduction page: Ever been confused by all the letters and squiggles used by scientists? Hopefully this site will unravel some of those mysteries.
- The Interactive Dan Brown Plot Generator
Do you wish to write and be as successful as bestselling authour of titles such as Angels and Demons and The Da Vinci Code , Dan Brown ? Don't fret, because now you can th
- 365 Days of Stormtroopers
Thanks to the Official Star Wars Blog , I've come across the photo-adventures of a pair of hapless Imperial Stormtroopers on Flickr , TK-479 and TK-455, as they undergo a
- There's News, And Then There's News
Meanwhile, elsewhere in the city... KUALA LUMPUR — Amid an excited Malaysian public, Proton today launched the first of three variants of its latest model, the MPV Exora.
- They Come From The 31st Century
Every year since season 4 of Smallville, I used to check out the first few episodes to see if it grabbed me. But the novelty was gone, and even the inclusion of Kara Zor-E
- Classic Conversation
When Shane and I start chatting, we mostly chat geeky. But sometimes it goes way up to epic. It's about time I blogged about my usual chats with Shane This didn't really e
- Bridge Crew of the NCC-1701
...."No bloody -A, -B, -C or -D." Paramount has been releasing a number of images from the new Star Trek movie , directed by J.J. Abrams the past 24 hours or so. The shoot
- Teaching Kids to Roleplay is Only Natural
I have been GMing some very simple scenarios with Irfan. Mostly it's been dungeon crawls through caves with traps and obstacles, trying to find his way out. Today I read t
- On The Topic Of Names
Because of Wil Wheaton's post at his blog who wished that his name could be turned into a cool analog like Cherie Priest, I decided to check out anagrams of our own names
- Two Mediums: A Visual Comparison
Last year I wrote about the upcoming Watchmen movie to be directed by Zack Snyder. Today, I finally saw a trailer. I've been had by trailers before, so there's still a cha
- I'd Pay Good Money To See This TV Show
So anyway, to cut things short io9 pitched in jest the idea for Star Trek: Captain Wesley Crusher, Starfleet Investigative Services starring Wil Wheaton . Here's an excerp
- ƃolq ǝɥʇ ɹǝʌo pǝddılɟ ǝʌ,ı
˙ʞuıɥʇ noʎ ʇɐɥʍ ʍouʞ ǝɯ ʇǝl ¿ɹǝʇʇǝq uıɐɹq ɹnoʎ oʇ ʍolɟ poolq dlǝɥ oʇ ʎɐʍ sıɥʇ sǝlɔıʇɹɐ ǝɹoɯ ǝldnoɔ ɐ ǝʇıɹʍ ǝqʎɐɯ ¿ʇɐɥʍ ɹo pǝʇɹǝʌuı ƃolq ǝɥʇ ǝʌɐǝl ı plnoɥs ¿ʞuıɥʇ ǝldoǝd no
- Stay In School, Kids
At least he found x .
- Posted Without Comment
- Update on Travels
Vin and I just got home from a month-long trip home to Malaysia, with a short side trip to Australia. And we're staying home now, for a while. So I figure I should first d
- Which Transformer Are You?
It's Athena's fault . Suddenly I'm 84% Optimus Prime! Optimus Prime Optimus Prime is the heroic leader of the Autobots. He is the personification of courage, strength, and
- Can Anyone Guess This Tune?
So my keyboard, an old Yamaha PSR-300, has been out of commission for a while since the power adapter died a glorious death. Then, there was a movie score tune that has be
- Best Wiki Disambiguation Page Ever
Before this page disappears off the face of the internets, I would like to bring your attention to why wikis aren't the best source for you to quote your argument or colle
- Meanwhile Out On An Aircraft Carrier...
Awesomeness, is all. Found on the RPG.Net forums .
- This Weblog Is China-Friendly
It's been in the news since last year that China has been censoring internet into the country. So, thanks to a website called greatfirewallofchina.org , I am able to test
- Some Internet Stress Therapy For Everyone
Click on this link and I double dare you not to go "Awwwwww....." Click it!!! Via Fark.com .
- Girls' Names - A Look Forward
Babycenter's analysis of 2006's baby name trends was released some weeks back. Ain & I used to refer to Babycenter a lot while Irfan was happily gestating in his amniotic
- Quaked by Internet Problems
Now it seems that we're unable to connect to servers in the United States and Europe. I can't even access my work email. I couldn't even access this weblog since this morn
- Satellite Photos of the Tenth Floor
Once upon a time I checked what the Google Maps ' satellite photos had of Kuala Lumpur. They weren't pretty impressive at low resolution. Today I checked them again and I
- Spending Nothing For RPGs
The best things on the net are free! Well, not exactly true but roaming the internet I did come across a list of 500 free role playing games . Some are dead links. Some ar
- Galaxy Games Online Files For Download
After Phil "Grimace" Hatfield introduced me to Galaxy Games Online , I've long thought of customising some .ggo files for use with the old West End Games' Star Wars RPG. G
- Travel Trivia
So I was reading Lilian's iFantabulous site, and she posted a little map that was generated based on the countries you've visited. Of course, I had to try it too. Unfortun
- Newspaper Snippet Generator
Here's a great tool I discovered by way of Midnight Flights : A Newspaper Snippet Generator . Just fill in the fields with some words and letters. Stretch your brain a bit
Fleep by Jason Shiga is not a webcomic. It's a story published not to its conclusion by AsianWeek but now collected in its entirety at Jason Shiga's website. It's a story
- Aragorn of Pals For Life Guild
It's unknown to me who made this image, but everytime I look at it I have to at least stifle a laugh... because the way Aragorn rushes into combat almost without warning i
- What D&D Character Are You?
Check out what Dungeons and Dragons character you are. Are you a... Fighter? Monk? Rogue? Wizard? Ranger? Good? Neutral? Evil? Lawful? Chaotic? Human? Dwarf? Elf? Halfling
- Chewbacca's Blog
No, really. A fantastic weblog by Chewbacca himself. Here's an excerpt: Monday, February 20, 2006 aarrrrr rrrrrrrr rrnnnn nn nnhhhh Aaaa aaaaarrrrr rrrrrrrr rrnnnn nn nnhh
- NASA Faked Moon Landing - The Proof!
There has been quite a lot of debate about NASA faking the moon landings. It even has its own Wikipedia page , quite extensively written. For details on the moon landing h
- South Park Portrait
Brem posted an entry which reminded me of something I posted in the ACS Sitiawan Forums last March . A Flash South Park portrait generator! Appears to be Version 2.0 now.
- Hishgraphics.com Joins A Webring
Not much sales happening at Hishgraphics Publications , so I'm currently trying out by using another internet marketing tool, a webring. More precisely, the eBooks 4 Kids
- Family Circus Meets Cthulhu
Via Boing Boing, I've discovered a bunch of Family Circus comics at the Accordion Guy 's blog that has H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos captions placed on it. These are ver
- Roy's Finest Hour
The 250th installment of the Order Of The Stick does not disappoint. I didn't see the two punchlines in the story coming at all and the impact was outstanding... Well at l
- DO NOT WANT!
As reported earlier , screen captures of an atrociously subtitled Revenge of the Sith bootleg was posted at winterson.com . It appears that the image of Vader screaming "N
- Spectral Visitors And Other Matters
Irfan's Cik Su F is here until tomorrow, and she's sleeping in the room next to ours. Some time last night, I was told she woke Emma up, trembling with absolute fear. It s
- Scrotal Safety Commission
All you human males, go to the Scrotal Safety Commission to have a read on some really useful information on your, uh.. scrotums. Especially the "Scrotal Safety Tips" such
- 365 Tomorrows
365 Tomorrows is a website that provides one short speculative fiction story a day for a whole year. While obviously the stories cannot match the narrative quality of a no
- Doomsday Scenarios Galore
Are you feeling too cheerful or happy? Are you feeling that you've had enough feeling on top of the world? Are you sick of everyone telling you "The sun is shining! The bi
- Arabic Star Names and Science Fiction
I've known for quite some time that major star names used in science are Arabic in origin, a testimony to the work of Muslim astronomers between the 9th and the 12th centu
- I Hate People T-shirts
Chris and Derek over at CCDO are selling their world-famous* "I Hate People" t-shirt on the blog. Read the entry here . Then buy it! ;) * Okay, I exaggerate.
- Navcomputer.com is ROTS Complete
As far as positions of movie planets are concerned, the incredibly detailed galaxy map of the Star Wars universe is complete. Webmaster Eric Przybylski has also done a gre
- The Unspeakable Cat
Hastur (the Unspeakable One from the depths of the Cthulhu-mythos pantheon of ancient and powerful gods bent on the destruction of the world and mass insanity of its inhab
- Help Needed For Roving Red Eye
This person needs your help. Click on the image below to see who, and then you'll understand why. This priceless image was found at this costume and props page .
- Some Neil, Some Saddy
Briefly here are several things on the net that made me go "Wow! Cool!" in the last 48 hours or so. Well, the first is pretty cool. The second made me laugh out loud so ha
- Superman: A Dick and Loving It
When you think of Superman, the first thing that comes to you mind is a virtuous, heroic, superbeing who strives to save innocent lives from disaster, and defeat the devio
- So That's Why Cally Joined Up
Found on Scifi.com's Battlestar Galactica forums , obviously cobbled up after (and in context of) the episode Fragged , two Fridays ago. Made me laugh quite a bit. Or at t
- Illustration Friday
Last week Lilian brought my attention to Illustration Friday . It's a website that posts an idea for an artwork every week, and links the artwork you made in that particul
- 1942 Photo Of USS Long Island Mishap
- Stephan Martiniere Concept Art Gallery
In addition to Ryan Church in my post before this, I've also noticed that Stephan Martiniere , the illustrator that was employed on a freelance basis by Lucasfilm for Reve
- Ryan Church's ROTS Concept Art Gallery
Looks like Ryan Church's official site has updated with new Revenge of the Sith concept artwork in his pro gallery . As with his Attack of the Clones pieces lower down in
- Imperial Black Ops Project Funding
- Valley Orchid
It's not much to look at, but there's something that barely looks like an orchid in the picture below. No, I don't know which species it is, only that it's yellow. And yes
- Baen Free Library
There are many reasons why I love the intarweb. One of them is free cool stuff you can get from various sites, and legal too. Baen Books is a publisher of science fiction
- Ringu As An Animated GIF
I can see this happening at a mamak stall or a university cafeteria, in full view of all the patrons going WTF?!? Thanks to Vincent "Dino" Gong, Evil Administrator of the
- Star Wars Episode III - Backstroke of the West
I present to you screencaptures from Star Wars Episode III - Backstroke of the West by way of winterson.com blog. There's not much I can add to this, except for a whole bu
- Success - A Poem By Bessie Anderson Stanley
Success He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much; who has enjoyed the trust of pure women, the respect of intelligent men and the love of
- ArtRage, A Terrific Painting Program
I was randomly browsing when I suddenly found this fantastic piece of digital art on the net. It led me to a digital painting program from Ambient Design Ltd. called ArtRa
- Billy West Interview
Billy West? Who, you ask? Just a voice in one of the best animated TV series ever, Futurama . He wasn't just Philip J. Fry. He was also the voices of Professor Hubert J. F
- Daniel Falconer Fan Blog
When I first joined the Holonet Forums and SWAG , I met one Daniel Falconer online. Eventually I learnt that this well-mannered, down-to-earth, and extremely talented man
- Batman: Laughing at the Joker's Boner
Taking a break from Sila's wedding, let us now read on the subject of comics. Specifically, DC's Batman's comics. It's nothing to do with the Warner Animation's excellent
- Have I Ever Told You That Wil Wheaton Has A Fantastic Blog?
Wil Wheaton is a fantastic writer and storyteller, a fellow geek, a funny guy to boot, and as far as I can tell, a wonderful father and husband. Plus he's also Aqualad on
- Battlestar Galactica Wiki
The new Battlestar Galactica series created by Ronald D. Moore has been one of the most exciting TV shows last season. It has solid writing, a great script, some unpredict
- Neil Gaiman's Nebula Awards Speech
The creator of Lord Morpheus aka Dream aka Oneiros aka Orpheus' Father aka the Thirdborn of the Endless was at the Nebula Awards in Chicago, Illinois last week and he gave
- Homemade Computer Generated Landscapes, You Ask?
You've seen it in the movies and television. Camera swooping down on artificially-made terrain. The terrain resides in the mind of the computer, and so does the camera. If
- Travel Corridor
Travel Corridor is a website that was created and managed by an old schoolmate of mine, Jimmy Wong. If you need (or wish to contribute) articles or travel resources about
- Tales from the Duck Side
Remember the time when you were a little child and whenever you need to cross the road, an adult would have to lead you? Did you think you were safe? I have here undeniabl
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