The small cottonwood shook. Opaque rays of orange splintered through the branches as the air stagnated with the mechanical whir of the creatures arms extending. And that’s when it happened, when the sky around us exploded with light and these links shot forth from its joints.

John Park – “Can I just draw awesome pictures of ships, robots, people and creatures please?” Yes John, yes you may.
Virb – A fresh new way to build a fresh new site for this fresh new year.
Paul – The new trailer from British comic, superstar duo Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. Aliens will never be the same.
No shampoo, no soap, for one year – I did this once for an entire day. It felt wonderful. I’ll probably do it again tomorrow.
MiFlip Smartphone Charger – If you have a smartpohone already or got one for Christmas, this will come in handy for all your kid’s game playing.
Birth of an island – I’m not sure what you get an island on its birthday, especially when it’s just gurgling its way into existence.
Design Challenge: Think outside the wrist – Think of a watch. Now think of what you would do with that watch if you needed to shoot a cow.

These are some things I’ve read over the last few weeks of 2010…

Review of the best Robots of 2010
Q: What Does Quora Mean For The Future Of Blogging? A: Business As Usual
Melting Skateboards
the audacity of shamelessly asking
Eat Your Heart Out, Kinect – Robot Arm Mimics Your Gestures
7 insights to make you a great designer
10 Must-Have Things for a Kick-Ass Freelance Startup
Gmail Gets Merry: Free Calling FOREVER… Maybe
Apple patent reveals plans for holographic display
Like a G6 Remix
Anthony Pettis Matrix Kick (HD)
Haml And Sass In 15 Minutes


Josh is founder and editor at, founder at Aimsift Inc., and co-founder of EvD Media. He is involved in engineering, design, visualization, the technology making it happen, and the content developed around it. He is a SolidWorks Certified Professional and excels at falling awkwardly.