Dark Star - Bomb Philosophy

A scene from Dark Star (John Carpenter 1974). After being timed to detonate, Bomb 20, a planet-destroying bomb fails to release from Dark Star and refuses to accept new programming.


Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill

San Francisco, California. 2000. RT: 1:54:08

The show that won Izzard two Emmy Awards. Includes observations on the American concept of history. The centerpiece of the performance is a retelling of British history from Stonehenge through to the Reformation. Ends with a personal touch with Eddie describing his puberty and loss of virginity.


Jiskefet - English Sport

Surreal and itchy humor from The Netherlands featuring Herman Koch, Kees Prins and Michiel Romeyn, better known as the trio Jiskefet (Trash Bin).


Mazda RX-8 Controlled from an iPod Touch

This iPhone controlled Mazda RX-8 by Jonathan Oxer takes the cake. Using a wi-fi connected iPhone the user can connect to a computer in the car which is connected to the Net using a separate internet connection. With this setup the user can now open doors, start the engine, monitor all of the car stats such as RPM, temperature, fuel tank, and if that isnt enough you can even see where the car is on a Google map.

The cars webserver provides a password-protected web interface optimised for full-screen display on an iPod Touch or iPhone running the SOPOD full-screen browser. The web interface has three screens: 1) Control, which provides a top-down view of the car with buttons for start, stop, lock, unlock, accessory power, and boot release; 2) Telemetry, which displays real-time data acquired from the engine management system such as RPM, vehicle speed, coolant temperature, throttle position, etc; and 3) Location, which uses a Google Maps mashup to display the current location of the vehicle on a map using current GPS data.


Brian Regan: Psychics

Brian Regan talks about Psychics and their scams. Clip from his comedy special "Epitome of Hyperbole." RT: 1:31


Civiballs

Physic puzzle - Choose Greece, Egypt or China and solve the puzzles by cutting the chains. If you get stuck, just try another civilization!


Snatch - Pub Scene

Scene from Snatch. After the car accident Tony and Avi go into the pub, Turkish and Tommy are greeted by a half-crazed bloody Boris and Vinny, Sol and Tyrone are about to rob Tony....with fake pistols.