Switchfoot in Narnia

What could be better than listening to one of my favorite bands while visiting one of my favorite destinations?! According to NarniaWeb, Switchfoot has been chosen to write a song for the soundtrack of Prince Caspian. This just makes me all the more excited and anxious for the release of the movie on May 16…

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Get Expelled

I went to the promotional event tonight at Biola for Ben Stein‘s Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed; I was thoroughly intrigued! I know everything must be taken with a grain of salt, but this movie really made me aware of the politics that govern “science” nowadays. Even if one doesn’t agree with views put forth by…

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Adobe Creative Suite Icons

I was doing a little searching for creating CS3-like icons for other applications, when I came across this article at Creative Pro that shows how the CS icons redesign and their subsequent CS2 revisions were made. The CS3 icons are completely minimalist, moving away from the naturalist theme. Some people hate them and others love…

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Fight for dark skies

Living in a city makes it very difficult to view stars and other extraterrestrial objects in the night sky due to light pollution. The International Dark-Sky Association aims to “preserve and protect the nighttime environment and our heritage of dark skies through quality outdoor lighting.” There are many dark-sky places on Earth being threatened by…

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Friendly viruses and melting devices

I found a couple of cool gadgets at Engadget: the Newton Virus which “spreads joy” in the form of a digital practical joke and a concept for a future Nokia nanotech device called Morph. Both are really cool little gadgets, though you’ll have to wait around for a few hundred more years for the latter.

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Toshiba calls it quits; does it matter?

Toshiba released a statement today stating that they will cease production of HD-DVD products, which effectively means that Blu-Ray has won the format war. I am thankful that all the bickering and fighting is now over, but in the end, will the common person go out of their way to purchase a new system? In…

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