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Birdies, prunes, cheese and whiskey: smiling (or not) for the camera

... in the Victorian era (1837-1901), a small, tightly controlled mouth was considered beautiful. They took their cues from much of Europe's fine-art portraiture. Some say photographers even suggested those posing say "prunes" to heighten the effect. Smiling was something captured on children, peasants and drunkards, hardly something you'd want for your family legacy.

Then, there was the matter of oral hygiene.
Advances in dental care and ubiquitous technology: why people started smiling for the camera, and why we say cheese, with a whistling bird, some whiskey, and a little flash game thrown in for good measure. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Dec 19, 2014 - 10 comments

Opium => Silver => Tea

Recreate a part of history in High Tea, a game where you trade Indian opium in China to supply tea to England. Part of the High Society exhibit at Wellcome Collection. [more inside]
posted by mccarty.tim on Feb 13, 2011 - 39 comments

DeTweet

Ever wish you could do something to defend yourself from the flood of information on Twitter? Tuesday Flash Fun detweet to the rescue! The more popular the phrase you choose, the more enemies spawn, thus the harder it gets!
posted by mccarty.tim on Sep 8, 2010 - 14 comments

Too Awesome for the iPad

Need something energetic and fun on a lazy sunday? Consider this amusing flash toy. [more inside]
posted by mccarty.tim on Aug 15, 2010 - 27 comments

Steampunk Dogfights? In my browser?

Friday Flash Fun: Steambirds. Turn based aerial combat. Bye productivity... [via RPS]
posted by mccarty.tim on Apr 2, 2010 - 44 comments

Oh. Em. Gee.

OMGpop is potentially all your Flash Fun Fridays come at once. Clones of addictive classic multiplayer games like Bomberman, Pictionary, Tetris, even Mario Kart and Guitar Hero - plus a whole lot more, all wrapped up in an extremely slick interface with an added dash of chat and social networking features. Not yet out of beta, the hype is certainly extensive, but is the business model sound? [more inside]
posted by TheTorns on Aug 28, 2009 - 21 comments

Puke Puke Puke

Spewer, a vomit-based platformer, is Edmund McMillen's latest game. [more inside]
posted by Rinku on May 6, 2009 - 16 comments

suspended gardens

Friday Thursday Flash Fun Art. Suspended Gardens 2 allows you to plant virtual flowers in Iraq. You can customize your flower and include a message. As Metafilterarians like to state their opinions, do not miss this opportunity. [more inside]
posted by MzB on Mar 27, 2003 - 3 comments

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