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Posts Tagged “trivia”

Ben Heck’s Nintendo-Playstation Prototype

Posted on July 22nd, 2016 by Hitstun

Famous retro console modder Benjamin Heckendorn got his hands on the priceless Sony SNES-CD prototype. After examining its components, Ben Heck makes some repairs to get it running better than we’ve ever seen it before. Source: YouTube via recommended videos for a Beefy Smash Doods video?

Beakmallusion: Free Energy Devices

Posted on June 1st, 2016 by Hitstun

Beakman’s World was my favorite science show growing up, so when I heard Beakman himself appeared in a fan remake, I already knew I was reblogging it. Captain Disillusion nails the goofy vibe of the show while dropping the debunking knowledge and showing off his professional video effects skills. Somehow, he keeps this up level […]

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 […]

Common MythConceptions

Posted on October 27th, 2015 by Hitstun

Information is Beautiful is here to tell you you’re wrong. This infographic goes over dozens of common misconceptions in an easy-to-read color-coded format. Read it; you might learn something! Source: Information is Beautiful via several Tumblr users via Kuroutsubasa; infographic sources Wikipedia

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 […]