Course designer David J. Peterson is a fictional language creator, which sounds like the coolest job in the world. As for the course itself, it begins in October. There’s a flashcard app and everything. (via Blastr)
- Over at The Beat, Heidi MacDonald writes about why Lauren Faust directing Medusa is a really good thing. For those not in the know, Faust is the creator of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, and Medusa…Medusa sounds rad.
- If you have more disposable income than you know what to do with, the world’s largest (it’s true, Guinness Records says so) video game collection is up for auction. Over 11,000 games can be yours, for the low, low price of…whoa. You know what? Maybe you should just stick to your Steam backlog. (via Joystiq)
The stand, you guys. Look at the stand. And yes, this is a real, purchasable thing, though someone who can read Japanese will have to tell me if it’s available outside of Japan. (via Anime News Network)
- Speaking of fictional languages, astronaut Steve Swanson (current commander of the International Space Station) designed a crew patch with Klingon insignia. Qapla’! (via Boing Boing)
- Parenting tip of the day: giving your three-year-old a portal gun is perhaps not the best of ideas. (via Geekosystem)
The evolution of Lara Croft, drawn by deviantART user jadenwithwings.