‘Sundays’, A Gorgeous Short Dystopian Sci-Fi Film About the End of the World

“Sundays” is a short sci-film directed by Dutch filmmaker Mischa Rozema set in Mexico City sometime in the future that deals with one man’s memories of the end of the world. The gorgeous short, which was funded through Kickstarter, is a proof-of-concept for a longer feature version set to be released by Warner Bros.

Sundays

image via The Creators Project

via Salon, The Awesomer

‘Dark Horse’, A Short Documentary About a Man Trying to Break Speed Records in an Electric 1968 Mustang

“Dark Horse” is a short documentary by The Verge that follows the story of Mitch Medford as he attempts to break speed records in the Zombie 222, an all-electric converted 1968 Ford Mustang.

Tapping an array of giant motors, controllers, and batteries — cast in a fluorescent green with blue LEDs for effect — the Zombie 222 produces over 800 horsepower and a mind-numbing 1,800 pounds of torque. Those numbers translate into a 0–60 time of just 2.4 seconds, a remarkable eighth-mile time of 6.8 seconds at 101 mph and an estimated quarter-mile time of 10.7 seconds at 125 mph.

images via The Verge

Tefifon, A Little-Known Cartridge-Based German Music Player From the 1950s

YouTube gadget channel Techmoan takes a look at the Tefifon, a short-lived German music player from the 1950s that uses cartridges with plastic tape that have grooves similar to those on a vinyl record. The technology, which was invented in the 1930s, was completely discontinued by 1965, losing the format war to the much more popular phonograph.

via Museum of Obsolete Media, Gizmodo

Build Upons, Illuminating Building Bricks That Bring Light to LEGO Creations

Build Upons are illuminating building bricks created by Boulder, Colorado-based startup Lunchbox Electronics that are compatible with LEGO blocks, bringing light to the popular construction toys. The set features a power brick, a bridge brick, and a small 1×1 LED brick that glows white. The company is currently seeking funding for the project on Kickstarter.

Build Upons

Build Upons

Build Upons

images via Lunchbox Electronics

via Veronica Belmont

Composites of 30 Different Popular Rock Bands Created by Combining All of the Members Into One Image

Faces of Rock

West Coast Shaving took some time out from its regularly scheduled personal grooming blogging to create composites of 30 different popular rock groups from The Beatles to Green Day, combining all members into a single face.

We wanted to include KISS with makeup, however the result was just a white and black mess. As for ZZ Top, that image was simple a mashup of sunglasses and facial hair.

Faces of Rock

Faces of Rock

images via West Coast Shaving

via designTAXI

A Trap Music-Style Remix of Homer Simpson’s ‘Treehouse of Horror’ Meltdown

Melbourne-based electronic musicians Bombs Away have created an engaging trap music-style remix of Homer Simpson’s wacky Jack Nicholson-esque meltdown from the “Treehouse of Horror V” episode of The Simpsons. The pre-mixed version of the “no TV and no beer make Homer something, something” (go crazy) bit can also be viewed on YouTube.

via Tastefully Offensive

‘Pacapong’, ‘Pac-Man’, ‘Pong’, and ‘Space Invaders’ Combined Into One Two-Player Game

Pacapong

Pacapong is a playable blast of post-modern gaming nostalgia created by Netherlands-based design studio kingPenguin that combines Pac-Man, Pong, and Space Invaders (with a hint of Donkey Kong) into a single game. Players bat a small Pac-Man cross a maze with Pong paddles, which also serve to fend off invading alien foes. The game is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

image via kingPenguin

via Alpha Beta Gamer, The Daily What, Nerd Approved

Apple Releases New Photos Desktop Image Library and Editing Tool for OS X, Replacing iPhoto and Aperture

Photos

Apple has released the new Photos app (previously) to all Mac owners with OS X Yosemite. Previously only available to beta testers, the new app–which arrives with OS X 10.10.3–is intended to replace both iPhoto and Aperture, creating a single, clean cloud-based library for photos and videos across Macs, iOS devices, and iCloud. The app brings a number of photo-editing tools, filters, and even a wide offering of emojis.

Photos

Photos

Photos

images via Apple