1: Programmer nails real-time rendering of ultra-realistic human skin – Gizmodo, check out the images that are part of the article – I personally cannot decide if it’s incredible, impressive or down right creepy.
2: Sony and Microsoft were planning disc-free next-gen consoles – DVICE but it seems as if both Sony and Microsoft have decided not to. Joy!
3: Oh, and speaking of the devil PlayStation 4 due in 2013 – Report – Gamespot
4: From the Microsoft camp; Report: How Scammers Are Stealing Xbox Live Accounts, and the Few Things You Can Do to Protect Yourself [Update] – Kotaku. In some strange way this also serves to remember me that I need to renew my Xbox Live membership…
5: E3 2012: E3 2012’s Most Anticipated: Assassin’s Creed 3 – CVG. An excellent read! I’m looking forward to seeing the live streams of the E3 presentations.
6: In a fantastic twist of fandom – dA artist lupodirosso’s Mass Effect hoodie designs get picked by Bioware as official merchandise, alongside the previous N7 hoodie and other products.
7: Here’s a fantastic, in-depth analysis of Portal; ” Mothers, Lies and Cake – an analysis of ‘Portal’… (spoilers) “
19: Manatee and kid – Boing Boing, or as it’s called Overlord Manatee.
20: ACTA crash-landing in the EU – Boing Boing, hurray!
21: WordPress, Reddit, Cheezburger and Others Join New Internet Defense League – All Things D. I like the name “Internet Defense League”, it sounds so heroic.
22: Facebook’s first week is (almost) the worst of any IPO in 10 years – VentureBeat. Can I admit that I do feel a bit of the sweet, sweet shaedenfreude? Can I? Am I allowed to?
23: Now how ridiculous is this; Man launches lawsuit to have Google’s trademark on its own name undone – Digital Trend. What is this man thinking? There is no way this lawsuit will go anywhere else than into the nearest trashcan…
24: And this is hilarious; Networks, Dish Network clash over “Auto-Hop” feature – Digital Trends. Companies counter-suing each other back and forth. What is this world coming to?
And speaking of what is this world coming to?!, What is going on in Canada?
What did I tell you? Overlord Manatee, right there.
30: ” I’m Matthew Lillard. Stu from Scream, Shaggy in Scooby Doo, and most importantly Steveo in SLC Punk! I now direct, who woulda guessed? AMA ” – IAmA. Wow, I remember when I had the hugest celeb-crush on Matthew Lillard when he stared as Shaggy in the Scooby Doo movies.
32: Redditor makes a fellow redditor’s birthday just a little bit better, which is really sweet.
36: Crinkle Cut French Fry-Shaped Cakes with Raspberry Ketchup – Laughing Squid, Instructable to said Cake Fries! Yum! (Ham’s reaction: ” I’d prefer the real fries…”)
37: Shaving Your Legs: 6 Ways We’re All Messing Up This Hair Removal Technique(PHOTOS) – Stylelist. This. Why hasn’t anyone written this article earlier?!
38: Check out ORBIS, a model of the Roman empire and world.
39: NASA’s Voyager Hits New Region At Solar System Edge, going to infinity and beyond!
Last but not least, at least to the joy of my comic book friends: