Second-year students at the Animation Workshop in Denmark were tasked with creating 30-second CG trailers inspired by classic movies. The group that was assigned Alien decided not to do a straight tribute, but instead mixed a bit of Jules Verne in with their scifi horror.
[Cue up "Summer Nights" for optimal effect]. You've almost definitely seen Grease six or seven times. It's on TV a lot, it's about 25-years-old, and c'mon, those songs are just about everywhere. But it's summer, and we're talking about summer love, so why not revisit the classic campy flick?
Everybody knows about using oil as a fuel source, but London is putting a new spin on the concept. Soon the city will be mining its own sewers to bring up glorious globs of old cooking grease and melting them down into fuel. Delicious.
Touch screens can get kind of gross. After all, you're rubbing them with your dirty fingers almost constantly. As it turns out, the greasy filth that adorns your screen can actually be manipulated to look pretty neat. It's still gross though.
My usual device-cleaning method of my sleeve or a napkin doesn't work very well. Even with a micro fiber cloth, you can often just spread your screen grease around instead of neutralizing it. Qmadix says its foam busts smudges.
The Coachella Music Festival is going on RIGHT NOW. And according to LA Weekly, Coachella is trying to foil gate crashers by covering the top rail in grease. When you grab the fence, your hands will presumably slip and you'll fall on your ass. Maybe some EXTREME Simple Green will help? [LA Weekly via Daily Swarm]
KFC's Double Down will kill you someday. But we wanted to see what eating the greasiest finger-food known to mankind would do to a touchscreen device. The result: A disabled iPad and two ruined stomachs.