Happy 50th Birthday Ryu!
Ryu is a video game player character created by Capcom, the main protagonist of the Street Fighter series.
Having premiered in the first Street Fighter in 1987, Ryu appears as the lead character from the game along with his best friend Ken Masters participating in the Street Fighter tournament. Further games from the series show Ryu to be highly focused on his training, aiming to become the strongest he can. However, his powers also attract several criminals who want to use him for their plans. [Wiki]
Space Shuttle Slow Motion Footage in HD.
"I thought it would be neat to combine different angles of the launches of STS-124 and STS-117 with additional music from the summer blockbuster “Armageddon” to set the scene for one of the greatest technological feats ever displayed."
I like this is better than Armageddon.
Airbus wants to patent the most uncomfortable plane seats ever.
"Its cushions are shaped liked bicycle saddles, and when the seats aren’t being used, they fold vertically to save space. Cutting down all that "bulk," as the patent application puts it, lets you do a lot more with the limited real estate on board."
I’d be interested to hear how many people want to sit in this. Instead of loading huge seats, they can just load these bike seats which saves them time and money. I guess making things easier for themselves, instead of their customers on the plane, is their first priority.
Shoddy reporting from Reuters.
"Here’s what the reporter used in the story:
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook in a 2013 speech at Auburn University described people with disabilities “in a struggle to have their human dignity acknowledged.” He said, “They’re frequently left in the shadows of technological advancements that are a source of empowerment and attainment for others.”
Here’s what Tim actually said:”
I didn’t know cutting and pasting as you please became journalism.
Limited Edition BLOCKHEADS Print Series
These awesome blind box 5” x 5” prints created by Drew Wise feature cubed characters inspired by our favorite games! These are giclée prints on watercolor textured paper and are available for 1 week only, ending July 21, never to be sold again. Pick yours up at The Yetee in three purchase options:
1 Print = $10. This gets your one limited edition print of a random design. Packaged in series one exclusive envelope.
4 Prints = $35. This bundle gets your four limited edition prints of random designs (no duplicates)
16 Prints = $135. The COMPLETE set. This bundle gets you all 16 prints, plus a yet-to-be-revealed bonus secret print.
And check out the cool Promo Video!