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Lagwagon – May 16

Posted on May 16th, 2016 by Hitstun

Most of what I know about punk rock came from the Tony Hawk games. I’ve been listening to punk on SiriusXM and Spotify and I keep recognizing songs from Tony Hawk games. This one’s from THPS2. That one’s from Underground 2. That one’s from Downhill Jam. I didn’t realize that these songs were icons in […]

The Game Boy, a hardware autopsy – Part 1: the CPU

Posted on February 24th, 2016 by Hitstun

The humble Nintendo Game Boy had a low price and long battery life thanks to its cheap low-powered parts. JackTech is breaking down the Game Boy into pieces to show us exactly what each component can do. The Z80’s bare-bones instruction set made it a pain to code even basic tasks in assembly. That’s why […]

Girls and Space!! – pixiv Spotlight

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 by Hitstun

These girls should be very dead. If I could survive without heat, air, atmospheric pressure, and radiation protection, then I’d wish I could float around in space too. Maybe they can do it because it’s cool, or maybe they’re robots? Pixiv Spotlight posts twice a day in English, and this one’s about girls in space. […]

Spruce Creek Fly-In Community

Posted on October 21st, 2015 by Hitstun

It’s 2015; where are our flying cars? In his search for flying cars, James May visited Spruce Creek, Florida. This village treats airplanes like cars, parked in garages and taxied right down the street to the local runway. If every town was this well adapted to small planes, we’d all be flying from place to […]

Adam Savage – Duck Army

Posted on October 8th, 2015 by Hitstun

The Duck Army battlecry is slowly spreading all over the Internet. On Twitter, Adam Savage from Mythbusters discovered the screaming Duck Army and quickly weaponized it. I just now found it too, so let’s embed some tweets and see what happens. I felt a great disturbance in #TheForce, as if millions of voices cried out […]