ASCII Artwork, The Lost Art Form put to a Funky Beat…

ASCII art, the art of using alpha-numeric characters to form images emerged during the early days of computing, both seeming to evolve together. From the early mainframe days through to the home computer revolution ASCII art was there.

The ASCII character set itself is simply an agreed upon arrangement of all alpha-numeric characters, think of it as the alphabet for computers.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are the latest and greatest examples of ASCII artwork in animated form. The graphics are generated using characters alone, the music is retro but that soul is still there,. This is artwork for the technologically inclined. Sit back, relax and enjoy the flashback to an art form that time forgot…

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Laughter is Contagious, Just Try To Watch a Meerkat Laugh without Chuckling Yourself…

Meerkats are natures little comedians and when they laugh its hard not to follow suite. Tickling a Meerkats tummy it seems results in the funniest little chuckle you’ve ever heard.

Filmed by the animal keepers of the Whitehouse Farm Centre in the UK, the keepers regularly get a giggle fest going by tickling the bellies of their little Meerkat friends.. Even the most staunchly upright visitor to the farm is forced into stitches as the Meerkats laugh.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the infectious laughter of Alexander the Meerkat. take the Meerkat challenge, try as hard as you like not to laugh. Continue reading Laughter is Contagious, Just Try To Watch a Meerkat Laugh without Chuckling Yourself…

Google’s Project Ara, Progress Continues on the Modular Smart Phone…

Smart phones are a technological revolution all of their own, driving the tech world forward with touch screen interfaces and new operating systems.

Owners of Google Ara phones in the not too distant future will have the ultimate phone flexibility, able to quickly replace modules on their phone, upgrading the functionality of their mobile companion with a snap. Like a Swiss army knife spare modules could be kept on hand ready for any situation, swapped in and out as needed.

Google’s Project Ara is the big G’s latest revolution, the fully modular phone with much smarts. This new project may just produce the third revolution in mobile phones: first we had the Mobile Phone, then the Smart Phone and now Modular Smart Phones approach. But is the world ready for the modular revolution?

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The Irish Jig as Done by the London Crips, the Gangster Jig…

Possibly the catchiest and simultaneously the most annoying music video released this year is the Gangster Jig. Making its way onto the internet almost by accident this unique interpretation of the Irish Jig is performed by 5 likely London lads who think they are just a little gangster.

The crew of 5 includes GoSu, Kynamite, Scrawer, Murkee and Rye, all getting their jig on, stepping it up in the capital of England. This may also turn out to be the most divisive clip of the year,  people will either love it or hate it.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the most gangster jig of all time, these lads have the moves but can they handle their drink? Sit back, relax and let the jig weave its magic.

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Windows 8.1 with Bing, the Free Windows Edition and Other Interesting Twists…

In this fast changing internet enabled world new technology and markets appear in the blink of an eye, while others suffer a slow death. Microsoft may be struggling to keep pace with the speed of these changes but you can be sure it will pump those little legs to keep up.

According to the latest rumours keeping everyone clicking Windows 8.1 with Bing is about to go free to play. This new specially designed build is aimed specifically at Windows XP and Windows 7 users, allowing them to upgrade to Windows 8.1 for free.

Russian Windows rumour mill and leak specialist Wzor has released screenshots of the new build, is this the rumoured new free build that will feature tight integration between all of Microsoft’s new services? Many are suggesting this is the case.

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LMAO Moments: Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Returns with the Triumph Triple Threat…

Laughing My Arse Off may sound like a dangerous pastime but it is the only proven cure to the social media disease that is a slow news day, and a great way to bring in the weekend. Firing off insults at an astounding rate Triumph once again has us rolling around in stitches as he proves no subject is above reproach.

Standing up for his constitutional rights to insult idiots Triumph continues to ask the tough questions, going places none of us would dare. In the process producing perfect comedy moments, for me too poop on.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the Triumph triple threat, 3 of the funniest videos released by Team Triumph in the last six months. Tackling the Real House Wives of Atlanta, Chicago’s Weiner Circle and the American Beer Festival, Triumph fires off stinging barbs of hilarity. Sit back, relax and be sure to have you laughter related injury insurance paid up; this one may pop a hernia or two.

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