Things 65: Trololo, Animation Analysis, Numerical Keyboards

(Originally sent March 2010, maybe)

What sort of old TV clip would spawn a dedicated site whose main purpose is simply to play it on loop? (Sound is essential)

I did a bit of analysis on the data that went into Disney’s decision to give up on 2D animation, including the correlation between how good a film is and how much money it makes:

Bad guy to henchman:

“Don’t you know what a rhetorical question is?!”

(From Leroy and Stitch)

Why do the numbers on phone keypads read left to right and down (so 1, 2, 3 are in the top row) whereas calculators and keyboards run the numbers left to right but upwards (with 1,2,3 in the bottom row)?

I think we’re just scratching the surface with the kind of art Photoshop helps us create.