Live Action Halo 3 ODST Trailer HD

HD video of a live action trailer for the promotion of Halo 3 ODST.


Video tour through the history of SFX

This short video is a “5th-grader-friendly” tour through the history of special effects from 1900 to 2008:

1900 – The Enchanted Drawing
1903 – The Great Train Robbery
1923 – The Ten Commandments (Silent)
1927 – Sunrise
1933 – King Kong
1939 – The Wizard of Oz
1940 – The Thief of Bagdad
1954 – 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
1956 – Forbidden Planet
1963 – Jason and the Argonauts
1964 – Mary Poppins
1977 – Star Wars
1982 – Tron
1985 – Back to the Future
1988 – Who Framed Roger Rabbit
1989 – The Abyss
1991 – Terminator 2: Judgement Day
1992 – The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
1993 – Jurassic Park
2004 – Spider-Man 2
2005 – King Kong
2006 – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
2007 – Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End
2007 – The Golden Compass
2008 – The Spiderwick Chronicles
2008 – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Modern Warfare 2 (HD gameplay)

Available for pre-order and releasing worldwide on November 10th, 2009.

Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony

Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony is scheduled for release on 29th October 2009. It is the second of the two episodic expansion packs for the Xbox 360 version of the Grand Theft Auto IV video game, developed by Rockstar North.

A combined standalone disc-based package titled Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City, which will not require the original GTA IV game to be played, is planned to be released alongside the second expansion and will contain both The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony

iBand Cases For The iPhone Made With Shock-Absorbent Flubber

UK-based Tech 21 have devised a real-life, mailable, flubber-esque gel that becomes rigid on impact. This substance dubbed “d30” is used to safeguard an iPhone or iPod Touch from owners with buttery fingers. According to the product page, d30 cases can offer up to “150% more protection than other cases.”

South Korea Building Self-Sufficient Super-City

500x_fosterpartners04South Korea recently announced plans to construct a sustainable super-city that stands to eclipse the size of Masdar in the UAE. Designed by Foster + Partners together with PHA and Mobility in Chain, the Incheon mixed-use development will be a model of self-sufficent sustainability and will serve as an epicenter for the development of green technologies just north of Seoul.

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