You could say that every Vine is a six-second short film but Airbnb stitched together a hundred Vines to tell one story. Yes, there are some jump cuts and stop motion involved. Yes, there is an inspirational soundtrack. And yes, it's actually pretty good.
The Diamond Club is an erotic fiction book that reached as high as #4 on the iTunes paid eBooks list just behind the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy. It's an amazing accomplishment as it's only been on sale for three days. And even more amazing since it's a fake book.
Shutterbugs with eclipse photography experience should mark November 13, 2012 and August 21, 2017 on their calendars. Those are the dates for two solar eclipses and astronomers want to harness the power of the internet to record these events.
Google may be launching a new photosharing service called Photovine. The big G owns photovine.com and just launched a teaser page with an iPhone encircled by some lovely vines.
So the graphic realism isn't quite Black Ops, but this military sim will actually influence real-world naval operations in the future.
What happens when you recreate Star Wars: A New Hope frame-by-frame by editing together a patchwork of 500 15-second crowdsourced scenes? Star Wars: Uncut, that's what. If this isn't a labor of love (and Lego!) I don't know what is.
In today's Remainders: Snow! Stay in and watch the video podcast infinite recursion on YouTube or go outside and toss the new Panasonic Toughbook tablet in a snowbank (it can handle it). Crowdsourced snow shoveling in DC and more!
When used on phones with GPS (including the Pre and MyTouch 3G, though not the iPhone), Google Maps crowdsources huge batches of data on how fast you're travelling on a particular street, thus measuring traffic for fellow drivers.