From the Photosynth demo description:
Using photos of oft-snapped subjects (like Notre Dame) scraped from around the Web, Photosynth creates breathtaking multidimensional spaces with zoom and navigation features that outstrip all expectation. Curious about that speck in corner? Dive into a freefall and watch as the speck becomes a gargoyle. With an unpleasant grimace. And an ant-sized chip in its lower left molar.
Basically this thing takes images and creates composites depending on the content of the image. So if one person takes a picture of a car and another person takes a picture of the tire, Photosynth will combine the images so you can zoom in on the tire. Take this concept and repeat it 1000 fold, and you basically end up with a 3D space created entirely from photographs.
For realz. On their heads.
The species is only a few millimetres wide and scientists say it looks like a flying saucer with a cluster of gonads, or sex organs, on top.
"It's absolutely different from every other jellyfish that's ever been known," Dr Gershwin said. "So we no... / Continue →
Harrison Krix of Volpin Props (who also made the amazingly realistic ADAM syringe) went and constructed an accurate replica of the AER9 Laser Rifle from Fallout 3 out of wood. In 30 hours. With only minimal black magic. I want it. After all, life is all about the pews. Obv... / Continue →
That's right folks, the authorities in Nigeria have arrested a magic goat (which may or may not be a tree goat) suspected of theft and are waiting for the crafty bastard to return to its human form.
Vigilantes took the black and white beast to the police saying it was an armed... / Continue →