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Yuumei – Glass Instruments

Posted on September 25th, 2018 by Hitstun

Hi, blog! It’s been a couple months! I almost forgot how to do these posts. Yuumei, designer of the original Cat Ear headphones, painted some musical instruments made of glass. I wonder how they would sound. Crystal flutes exist, and I imagine string instruments would sound pretty normal too. When hitting a drum with water […]

PiNe

Posted on October 31st, 2017 by Hitstun

I haven’t done one of these artist posts in over a year. Let’s fix that with PiNe. PiNe delivers vivid scenes and cool character designs in a handy RSS feed. Trick or Treat! Pangaea BirthStones Runaway Lemonade Source: PiNe’s Art Blog via Pixiv

Two-Factor Authentication

Posted on September 21st, 2017 by Hitstun

Equifax just leaked our personal information to hackers! That’s really bad! It’s enough information that an identity thief could steal your cell phone service and start receiving text messages intended for you. It’s time to beef up security with an authenticator app. Most important Internet services allow you to generate codes with your phone that […]

Upside-down Compositions – pixivision

Posted on July 2nd, 2017 by Hitstun

When you see a picture with a person upside-down, reality might be broken somehow. Maybe the room is constructed upside-down. Maybe a character isn’t falling downwards for some reason. It’s probably just a reflection anyway. I unsubscribed from dozens of my RSS feeds until I could clear my 2,500-item RSS backlog. One of the survivors […]

Crappy Design

Posted on October 6th, 2016 by Hitstun

/r/CrappyDesign is a blindingly colorful Subreddit that collects unfortunate design mistakes from all over the world. They’re the Engrish.com of half-baked engineering. Good old TwistedSifter recently did what I do with artists and made a post of the best/worst of the bunch. 25 Examples of Crappy Design Source: TwistedSifter via RSS feed, video of a […]