Master Yoda Reads SatNav Instructions

I can’t believe I only just saw this year-old viral ad for Tom Tom SatNav. It’s a brilliant and rare example of someone using a LucasFilm licence in a way that doesn’t make me want to rewrite my childhood. Indeed, it’s a great example...

AV Referendum Results Map

From light green for ‘no’ through orange for 'no, but only just’ to purple for 'yes’ That’ll be a no then… Fullscreen version here Loading…

New Com Truise Track: Colourvision

Colorvision (WIP) by Com Truise As I mentioned in my rundown of the best music of 2010, Com Truise has good times up ahead of him, whoever she/he is. Yes, there’s an awful lot of crap styled around the 1980s but Com Truise have nailed...

UPDATED: Maps Of The Week’s Mystery Mass Animal Deaths

Click for larger image Following the mystery large-scale animal deaths that are sweeping the globe, Canada’s National Post has compiled this handy map for us. UPDATE: Google have created a real-time map… Mass Animal Deaths map courtesy of Google Yesterday io9.com offered some rational explanations for...

Playlist: Best Music of 2010

2010 has been another great year for new music, with fresh and original acts taking centre stage whilst many of our established heroes take a year out releasing albums forgettable or not at all. My fave tracks of the year are: Click any...

Best NASA Photos of 2010

Caroline Hirsch of the New Yorker has kindly compiled her favourite Hubble telescope images released by NASA this year and there are some stunners, like the one above. Check more out at The New Yorker.

WikiRebels – The Wikileaks Documentary

Unless you’ve lived in a cave recently (or in a country that restricts access to information!) you’ll have seen popular ‘information liberators’ Wikileaks thrust into the public eye over 'cablegate’. This fascinating Swedish documentary (it’s in English) throws some light on the site and its...

10 Years Of The Beatles’ Styles

Illustrator Maxim Dalton has just released a limited run of 500 prints of this cool poster showing how the biggest selling band of all time evolved sartorially through the 1960’s in a fifteen-step change from all black Pierre Cardin suits to the confused, messy...

Alan Partridge Returns. On YouTube.

Everyone’s favourite caractère tragique Alan Partridge (created and played by Steve Coogan) has returned after 8 years of absence from our screens, only this time round he’s fronting ‘Norfolk Digital Radio’ and we can see his hapless exploits in a Fosters-sponsored YouTube series 'Alan...

Freakonomics: The Movie

I only read this book recently (my first iPad book!) and I’m now on the recently released sequel ‘Superfreakonomics’. The widely worshipped tomes are a very interesting look at how human desire ultimately shapes how we as a society behave. Look forward to the film...