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…MythBusters are now painters?

Mona Lisa

To help demonstrate the difference between a GPU and a CPU for Nvidia’s NVISION show, Adam and Jamie of MythBusters fame put together two paintball painting machines.

The first paints a smiley face in a somewhat laborious fashion, while the second one paints the Mona Lisa in a drastically different way:

[Via: Gizmodo]

…Super Mario Kart can be played in JavaScript?

Super Mario Kart

It might not be pretty, and you may only be able to race around the track forever against your two CPU opponents with no weapons or anything else to break up the monotony, but Nihilogic Labs has managed to create a working JavaScript demo of Super Mario Kart that includes three playable drivers and two different maps.

At this point, it’s just an experiment, and basically exists as a technical demo/proof-of-concept, but hey, it works, so go check it out.

[Nihilogic Labs – Javascript Super Mario Kart]