If there ever was a company, that seemed to have the pulse of the people, it was the good folks at Nintendo. I sometimes thing the song “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” was their corporate theme song, when they were designing and building the Wii. Except they changed the lyrics slightly to be “People Just Wanna Have Fun”. They clearly understood what Cydi Lauper understood back in the 80s. People do, just wanna have fun. Doing whatever. Playing games is supposed to be all about fun, and for a while the big corporate game developers forgot all about that. Just ask Sony. While, they were trying to appease the techy engineers with all the latest and greatest graphics and frame rate performance specs with the PS3, Nintendo was giving the people what they wanted with an incredibly fun gaming experience. And making tons of money to boot.
So, you may wonder what all this has to do with used Wii games saving the planet? Well, it’s a bit of a stretch, but just bear with me for a minute. Well, obviously, used Wii games on their own, can’t save the planet, but perhaps they can contribute to the cause. We all know what the biggest issue is, when it comes to our planet being at peril. And no, it’s not oil, and no it’s not global warming, and no, it’s not the energy consumption of Al Gores home. What it is, is basic human over-consumption. Human beings as a rule tend to be very wasteful creatures. As long as there is plenty of whatever we to go around, we don’t mind using it up like there was no tomorrow. The biggest problem we have, is that as a population we don’t reduce our consumption, we don’t reuse enough raw material, and we don’t recycle as much as we should.
The demographic of our population that bought Wii’s, is a younger more family oriented crowd. Not totally set in their ways yet. And even those few that are starting to, have younger children who aren’t, and who give the older folks a reason to treat the planet more gently. Not to mention, those same children are learning in school about conservation of the planet, and they’re bringing it home to mom and dad. So, what I’m trying to get around to saying, is stop buying brand new Wii games all the time. Rent them instead from your favorite video store, or from GameFly online. Buy used games from eBay that others are tired of using. And take the next step, by selling your used Wii games on eBay so others can do the same thing. A little bit at a time, we can save the planet.
If your going to be stuck around the house all day, and the family is feeling bored, why not strike up a little game of bowling. It’s a fun game, no matter how many stodgy old boring stereotypes have been applied to it. Plus, you don’t have to leave the house to do it. In the olden days, not everybody had a bowling alley in their house (unless you happen to be president of the United States), but today everybody with a computer and an internet connection, has a bowling game right in their own home.
If you happen to have a Nintento Wii, then you have an even better bowling game at home, but a computer will work fine as well. For some of us, we have have a bowling game anywhere you go. It doesn’t matter, if your at the bus stop, riding in the car, or waiting in line at McDonalds, you could be bowling. There are plenty of fun bowling games for the mobile crowd. Your iPhone, smartPhone, regular old cell-phone or MP3 player likely has the ability to play games. And their are plenty of mobile games available.
Web based games can be fun to. Often called flash games, there are probably hundreds of these that can play in the web browser of your choice. They should all work in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, or Safari. Some may require plugins, but as long as your at a reputable site, that shouldn’t be a problem. Do be aware of viruses though. If your a little unsure about the site your at, move on to the next. There are plenty of flash bowling games around.
If you really get into the whole computer bowling game thing, then you should look into downloading some games to play. While they take a little longer to setup, and you have to be more vigilant about what your downloading, they can be a whole lot more fun. As good as browser based games can be, they’re still lagging begin the downloaded games, in terms of graphics, game play, and plain old fun. These five fun bowling games allow for an hour of free game play each. That’s five hours of free bowling, if you download and play each one. That’s plenty of bowling goodness, even for the hardcore bowling fans in the crowd. At least it’s more than enough for me.
My crappy digital camera cant record sound but at least it records video, this is a video I have made of my favourite bands from Give it a name 2007 in Birmingham. The best band of the whole festival was without a doubt Jimmy eat world, but Alexisonfire and New found glory were bloody amazing too. The bands that are in this video are: Jimmy Eat World New Found Glory Alexisonfire Motion City Soundtrack Zebrahead Him All American Rejects The song is Sweetness by the mighty Jimmy eat world …
Chapter 5: Drive Modes
This is a video clip that I shot while driving by using Canon PowerShot SD 700 IS. The original file is pretty good with sharp and smooth video quality. I could also zoom in and zoom out during video taking. The only thing that I am not totally happy is its sound recording quality. But it’s still far better than old point-and-shoot digital cameras because you cannot hear the obvious noise caused by zoom-in and zoom-out, which was normally made by the old digital cameras. The camera handled …
The high-performance Sony DSC-H9 digital camera impresses with an 8.1 megapixel clarity, 15x optical zoom, Advanced Sports Mode, and Sony’s NightShot system for shooting in darkness by infrared light. Super SteadyShot optical image stabilization and high sensitivity (ISO 3200) modes allow low-light shots without flash to preserve the mood. Face Detection brings out the best in faces, and HD (High Definition) output lets you share memories in spectacular high definition detail on compatible …
Canon launch an exciting new prosumer digital SLR the 500D. Packing an excellent 15.1 megapixels into a compact body for a reasonable price. Is this the must have camera for the summer?
Canon PowerShot A720 IS pictures I took after purchasing it earlier today. Ignore the images themselves I was only attempting to display/review the great picture quality and fine detail
The details matter; be sure to capture them all with the Kodak EasyShare V1273. This digital camera combines optical image stabilization with 12 megapixels and a 3x zoom lens to give you high quality photographs each time you snap a picture. High Definition technology lets you shoot the best quality photographs and record videos in HD. Be sure to check out the LCD touch screen and the benefits of EasyShare software.
Test video of a horizontal pan shot at 1080p with the Canon Rebel T1i. Sample images have been taken with a Beta (Pre-production) unit of the EOS Rebel T1i Digital SLR Camera.
There’s nothing more satisfying than taking great pictures! And with the Canon PowerShot A1100 IS it’s so effortless. The 12.1-megapixel resolution and 4x optical zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer ensure radiant, detailed images. Plus, you’ve got an advanced DIGIC 4 Image Processor with evolved Face Detection Technology and the Face Detection Self-timer for extraordinary control and performance. Smart AUTO lets you handle challenging conditions with ease. Plus this trim, fashionable camera …
Jimmy eats cheese… www.sinakhani.com The Samsung Group was founded in 1938 by Lee Byung-chul (1910-1987). It was incorporated in 1951 as Samsung Corporation. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is “tristar” or “three stars”. See Wikipedia article for Samsung Group. Samsung Electronics was founded in 1969 in Daegu, South Korea as Samsung Electric Industries originally manufacturing electronic appliances such as TVs, calculators, refrigerators, air conditioners and washers. By 1981, the …
This is a quick and simple description of how an SLR camera differs from a point and shoot camera. This free lesson was brought to you by: www.michaelthemaven.com | Michael’s photography school www.michaelthementor.com
Movie filmed with Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Enjoy !
Eagles fans are real fans..so they dont need to get there digital camera an make a film…NFL films does it for them… The DTC can act wanna be rap stars…(they wouldnt last a minute at 9th an woodland or second an cambria…let alone the linc)