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Google continues its flirtation with the Olympic Games in London today, with another playable Google Doodle. Today's Doodle threatens productivity everywhere by challenging searchers to clear a rocky, frog-infested canoe slalom course.In case you missed them, previous Olympic Doodles took to the co...

August 9th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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It's time to pound the arrow keys again for Mountain View's latest Olympic doodle game, a whitewater slalom canoe challenge. The idea is to speed through the course with the left/right keys in the best time while using up/down to avoid rocks and the riverbank. Our intrepid web paddlers managed a t...

August 9th 2012 at 5:36am 0 Comments
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We may have attended the Model X premiere, but despite us pleading for a ride-along, Tesla PR insisted only those who'd plunked cash for a pre-order that evening would get the chauffeur treatment. Thankfully there's YouTube user TheSpeedRead, who either threw down enough cash or was swift enough to...

February 13th 2012 at 4:50pm 0 Comments
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One of the less famous "black box" early NES games, which falls roughly in the Volleyball/Urban Champion level of fame rather than the Super Mario Bros. level, or even the Hogan's Alley/Donkey Kong Jr. Math level, is an unassuming little game about downhill skiing. Slalom was video game consoles', a...

October 23rd 2008 at 6:15pm 0 Comments