Schrabbing: An Obtuse Tribute to Idiocy

Have you heard of Schrabbing? Maybe you've heard of Rob Schrab, co-conspirator with Dan Harmon on Community (Schrab played the voice of Cobra Commander in the "G.I. Jeff" episode) and well before that on the Wisconsin-area improv comedy scene. He's also directed of episodes of The Sarah Silverman Program, Parks and… » 8/28/14 6:33pm Yesterday 6:33pm

io9 Follow Party Post Tomorrow (updated coz yeah)

Ria will be doing a io9 main page follow party post tomorrow at some time, so be on the lookout for that. Remember that getting out of the greys on the main page takes a bit more effort as there are just so many more people there, so make sure to at least link to some examples of Great Comments to catch the editors'… » 8/28/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Forward Looking Infra Red (FLIR) a.k.a. "PredatorCam"

I recently purchased an FLIR E8, a device which combines a forward looking infrared (FLIR) camera with a conventional camera. My goal is to use it to measure heating in semiconductor components in the systems I get paid to work on. But for my first FLIR photograph: "FLIRcat". (This is apropos of nothing, just thought… » 8/28/14 1:25pm Yesterday 1:25pm

Fantastic Four #9, or Orange (Rocky Skin) is the New Black

Fantastic Four has had, well, a fantastic run of late, storytelling-wise. They've fallen so far: Reed's lost his reputation, Johnny's lost his powers, Ben's lost his freedom, and Sue's lost her kids. (Being declared an unfit mother seemed to hit her the hardest.) Now the group's in free fall. Funny thing is, if you… » 8/28/14 12:05pm Yesterday 12:05pm