Flash classics — still quite amusing

Fuck her gentlyThese are not new by far and in times of googe video and YouTube google video they don’t exactly represent bleeding edge web technology, but I believe they are nevertheless quite funny.Not Smoking is dangerous

Fuck her gently” is funny yet weird and pretty explicit (as far as non-hentai animation goes) so you probably do not want to watch this in the office with your colleagues around. If I’m wrong — tell your human ressources department to contact me for a resume.

The other clip’s title “Smoking Kills” is somewhat misleading: Actually not smoking kills (and we are talking big scale apocalyptic armageddon here, not the usual wee eco ‘your smoke kills me’ gripe). A quite funny mockery with a nicely done soundtrack.

So have a look and — as always — you need sound to enjoy these.

Zoom the quilt

Screenshot from 'Supercoolpic'Art on the internet often is a mere reproduction of offline art (pictures, videos, audio and combinations thereof) — that is different with this (mildly) interactive project by Nikolas Baumgarten, a young german graphics design student.

His homepage is a nightmare but with “Zoomquilt” he created a rather unique piece of art. While the idea itself is not new at all (I even vaguely remember having seen somthing similar before) this one is very nicely done.

According to his homepage the work is to be found at www.zoomquilt.org but there seem to be technical problems with the links on this page.

Have a look at it eBaum’s World instead. Although we hate eBaum’s World. But this is gonna cost their bandwidth, so I guess it’s ok. Just don’t click anything else.

Do your own flash videos

Although being quite a bit on the early adopter side, I’ve never been knee-deep into video formats at all. I can tell a codec from a codex, been playing around with divx and sorts but that’s about it.

Today I was asked if I could “make this video be on that webpage“. WTF?! Simply embedding an .mpg was a no-go right away, I hate it when people do that, it looks crappy and at least on windows platforms it is never completely hassle-free.

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