What It’s Like to Fly Aboard a Singapore Airlines A380 in the Über Fancy Suites Class

Flying in Singapore Airlines Suites Class

Earlier in September, entrepreneur Derek Low decided to try out the über fancy passenger suites that are available on Singapore Airlines A380 aircraft. Low paid for a ticket from Singapore to New York City — at a price tag of roughly $18,400 — with a “colossal” amount of frequent flier miles. He then proceeded on a mind-bogglingly luxurious journey, consisting of super exclusive airport lounges, incredibly delicious-looking food and drink, and commercial air travel’s only in-flight double bed (all of which he meticulously documented in photos).

Flying in Singapore Airlines Suites Class

Flying in Singapore Airlines Suites Class

Flying in Singapore Airlines Suites Class

Flying in Singapore Airlines Suites Class

photos by Derek Low

via Jeremiah Owyang

Threshold Entertainment Announces a Movie Adaptation of the Classic Puzzle Video Game ‘Tetris’

Tetris

A movie adaptation of the classic puzzle game Tetris has been announced by Threshold Entertainment, the company that adapted the Mortal Kombat franchise into a movie in 1995. There are no story details at the moment, but Threshold CEO Larry Kasanoff told The Wall Street Journal, “This isn’t a movie with a bunch of lines running around the page. We’re not giving feet to the geometric shapes.”

image via Tetris

A Fascinating Profile of Omni Consumer Products, A Developer of Real-World Versions of Fictional Movie Products

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Fast Company recently posted a fascinating profile about Omni Consumer Products, a San Francisco Bay-area company that develops real versions of fictional products from movies. The company, which takes its name from the fictional megacorporation from the Robocop franchise, was founded in 2006 by Peter Hottelet. Since its launch, Omni Consumer Products has released roughly a product per year, including Fight Club Soap, George Takei-branded Eau My Cologne Spray, and a Tru Blood soft drink.

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images via Omni Consumer Products

A Miniature Cake Pan by ThinkGeek That Creates Small Cakes Shaped Like a d20 Die

d20 Cake Pan

ThinkGeek has created a lovely miniature cake pan that creates small cakes shaped like a d20 die. Each mold creates four 3″ cakes, and ThinkGeek suggests using a recipe with yeast for the best results.

Each d20 Critical Hit Mini Cake Pan makes 4 d20s at a time which each measure 3″ across. They work with any store-bought mix or recipe from scratch, but we suggest something with yeast to take advantage of the mold’s unique construction. Put the mold on a pan before sticking it in the oven to stabilize it, and bake according to the recipe instructions. Just keep an eye on it while you bake with it the first time in case you need to adjust a bit. Sort of like you’d keep an eye on a new NPC joining the party, in case he or she needs *ahem* adjusting.

images via ThinkGeek

Alley the Cat Sets the World’s Record for the Longest Jump Made By a Cat

A rescued cat named Alley, who currently performs with The Acro-Cats (see previous), has set the World Record for the longest jump made by a cat. Samantha Martin, Alley’s human and trainer, says that she knew that Alley was a talented cat from the start.

Alley started out as such a frail little kitty and to have her grow up and become strong and then eventually end up being a Guinness World Record holding cat is so exciting for us and for her because she had such, you know difficult beginnings and now she’s a star. In a year’s period we got her from jumping two, three feet, four feet, five feet and then finally right before she turned a year old she was able to leap the full six feet.

Naughty Dog Celebrates Thirty Years of Video Game Development With an Art Show at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, CA

Uncharted 3 by Patrick Brown
Uncharted 3 by Patrick Brown

Naughty Dog will be celebrating thirty years of video game development with a group art show tribute at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, California. The show, which will feature amazing artwork based on their Uncharted, Jak and Daxter, and The Last of Us video games, opens on September 27th, 2014 and runs until October 12th. Select pieces of artwork from the show are available to purchase online from the Gallery Nucleus website.

The event is an excellent way to get a behind-the-scenes look at Naughty Dog’s creative process and to connect with the talented artists who help bring the company’s game universes to life and celebrate the continued success of Naughty Dog.

List of featured artists:

Alexandria Neonakis, Alice X Zhang, Anna the Red, Annie Wu, Anthony Wu, Brandon Meier, Catherine Unger, Dan Matutina, Erick Scarecrow, Feli Pugliese Tomkinson, Helen Chen, Jake Wyatt, Janice Chu, Jason Caffoe, Jeff Victor, Ji Soo Kim, Jose Emroca, Kevin Jay Stanton, Matthew Woodson, Melinda Davidson, Mike Bear, Mindy Lee , Panda Musk, Patrick Awa, Patrick Brown, Tiffany Le, Tom Goulden, and more

The Last of Us - Clicker Nouveau by  Jillian Hansen
Clicker Nouveau (The Last of Us) by Jillian Hansen

Naughty Gods by Feli Tomkinson
Naughty Gods by Feli Tomkinson

Heroes ( NAthan Drake) by Olly Moss
Heroes (Nathan Drake) by Olly Moss

Naughty Dog Art Show

images via Gallery Nucleus and credited artists

Daring Dachshund Goes on First Skydiving Trip Strapped to His Adventurous Human

A daring dachshund named Riley went on his very first skydiving trip strapped his adventurous photographer human Nathan Batiste, who said stated that the jump was “the best he’s ever experienced”.

Riley the dog stunned onlookers when he took his daily exercise at 13,000ft by jumping out an aeroplane strapped to his adrenalin-junkie owner. The four-year old Dachshund completed his first ever skydive with owner Nathan Batiste, 38, who claimed it was the best jump he’s ever experienced. Nathan, a photographer from San Francisco, has made more than 400 jumps in his lifetime but this was the first time he had taken his canine companion along. The little dog was kitted out with his very own pair of doggles for the jump and strapped to his owner’s chest.