.kkrieger FPS game of 96kb

The entire game uses only 97,280 bytes of disk space. In contrast, most modern first-person shooters fill one or more CDs or DVDs.According to the developers, .kkrieger itself would take up around 200–300 MB of space if it had been stored the conventional way. .kkrieger makes extensive use of procedural generation methods. Textures are stored via their creation history instead of a per-pixel basis, thus only requiring the history data and the generator code to be compiled into the executable, producing a relatively small file size. Meshes are created from basic solids such as boxes and cylinders, which are then deformed to achieve the desiredRead More →

Police at Indonesian airport also found two live geckos and five lizards in suitcase

Officers stopped the man and opened his luggage to find a 2-year-old male orangutan sleeping inside a rattan basket. Customs officers also found allergy pills in the passenger’s luggage, as well as two geckos and five lizards. All the animals were alive. Orangutans are a protected species that face threats from deforestation and poaching. They are listed as critically endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. Zhestkov could face up to five years in prison and $7,000 in fines if convicted for smuggling. He had fed the orangutan allergy pills mixed with milk, causing the animal to lose consciousness for up toRead More →

sergey prokudin-gorsky

Long before color-sensitive films were invented, Russian photographer Prokudin-Gorsky used to take 3 individual black-and-white photos, each with a filter (Red, Green, Blue) to create high-quality pictures in full color. This self portrait of him is 107 years old! He probably had an assistant press the shutter button for this one, but he didn’t have to stay in that position for very long. He reportedly had a custom camera that used a single large rectangular photographic plate for all the colors, and used a clockwork mechanism to move the plate and change the filter so you’d get the three color “channels” in quick sequence. “BackRead More →