Not enough kicking of balls around to watch? Here is some more kicking of balls around. Moose playing with ball. Other moose playing with ball. Horse playing with ball. More horses playing with balls. Crow and Dog play with ball. Elephant plays with ball. Squirrel plays with ball. Deer plays with ball. Goat plays with ball. Rhinoceros plays with ball. Tiny parrot plays with ball.
Need six minutes of idyllic friendship, peace, and harmony in your life? Horse and dog are friends.
Godville is a text-based "massively-multiplayer zero-player game" in which you play a god with rather tenuous control over a hero. Changes to the game, including quests and items, are crowd-sourced and voted on by the community The game is playable in browser and via Android and iOS apps. Official game wiki.
Arena.Xlsm is the fever dream of a Canadian Chartered Accountant with a love of roleplaying games (Hat tip to Special K over at mefightclub!)
Rufus the Cat had to get some painful ear drops and was feeling pretty stroppy about it so his owner decided to build him a magnificent cardboard box tower to lift his spirits.
A recent LA Times Piece bemoans the lack of freedom today's children enjoy. Given the rise of such articles, is this a shared consensus? Judging by the reaction's to Lenore Skenazy's child rearing practices, maybe not. The explosive popularity of The Dangerous Books for boys suggests there is a real movement to get kids outside. The New York Times and Reason magazine aren't so impressed. The American Enterprise Institute and Rush Limbaugh seem to think it's a Boy/Girl problem. Gever Tulley (TED talk video) of The Tinkering School thinks a little bit of danger is good; he lets kids play with power tools. (Youtube Videos) [more inside]
Visual acoustics is a concept for interactive expression.
In Memoriam and in Protest --why not use an online deathmatch as a pedestal for speaking out against a war? Artist/Professor uses US Govt-developed America's Army (...placing Soldiering front and center within popular culture and showcasing the roles training, teamwork and technology play in the Army. ... ) as protest and art space. DeLappe's homepage (and jpgs) here