Links: December 2003
Snowflakes 24 December 2003, 11:44
Of course, snow has no relevance to Christmas in Australia, but this page allows you to make your own snow flake and is quite fun. It seems a little lame at first, but once you view the gallery, you'll want to freeze your own!
The anti-Santa 22 December 2003, 15:56
While well into the spirit of Christmas I discovered the existence of Krampus, the anti-Santa, at rotten.com's library of interesting information.
Aerial ballet 22 December 2003, 12:37
Better than MS flight simulator, with 1% the code. This app lets you define graceful aerial shapes by controlling a plane using your arrow keys. (WARNING: Shockwave)
A Doomed comic 22 December 2003, 12:32
Subtext, character development, special effects – this comic book adaptation of Doom, the game, has it all. You can't go wrong with lines like "Yeah, that's your spinal cord, baby! Dig it!"
Sculpturgami 19 December 2003, 16:14
Snow sculptures 15 December 2003, 12:20
At this year's International Snow Sculpture Championships, you'll find some amazing feats of frozen water artistry, but I find the geometric beauty of 2001's winner impresses me more.
Vintage racing 12 December 2003, 17:53
Some really great posters from the golden age of car racing.
Djenne, Mali 12 December 2003, 00:42
Quite a strange looking mosque.
Coltrane 10 December 2003, 16:04
The only time I want to hear unprompted music on a web site is when it's Coltrane. Nice under-stated Flash. (WARNING: Flash)
BoxGridWorld 5 December 2003, 17:06
Don't know what it does, but I'm a sucker for tech-artsy Java apps. It's like floating around inside a game of Tetris.
Bill Watterson 4 December 2003, 00:50
Calvin and Hobbes (along with the Far Side) was one of the few comic strips that ever warranted more than a smirk (c'mon, is Hagar even meant to be funny?). This article tries to delve into the reasons why now-recluse Bill Watterson denied us its pleasure.
HP+ 3 December 2003, 11:12
I love the way that Hewlett Packard have managed to appropriate something as simple as the plus sign to their own identity. This is a showcase of their web-based interactive ads; Dreamworks and National Gallery of London are particularly good (WARNING: Flash)
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