Inspiration for any artist endeavor, or ANY endeavor for that matter, can come from the strangest and unlikeliest of places. This is not lost on architects Alejandro D’Acosta and Claudia Turren, the Ensenada, Mexico-based team behind the Vena Cava winery in Baja’s Guadalupe Valley, often called the “Napa of Mexico”. Why you ask; well, this winery is made almost entirely of old, recycled boats. This isn’t too much of a surprise from the same design team that most often find inspiration for they projects from random items in dumpsters, local factories, demolition sites and junkyards (much of it coming from the United States). Read the rest of this entry
It’s time for Episode 95 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses classic (but fake) architect selfies, carrier-free SIM cards in Holland, a fan-made Mother collection on Wii, and pro wrestling’s greatest factions! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Read the rest of this entry
Are you ready? NO! I SAID, ARE…..YOU…..READYYYY!!!! Well then, here at The PractitioNERD, we’ll provide you the complete match list for Greatest Wrestling Factions, the upcoming WWE DVD and Blu-ray set. The 3 disc DVD and 2 disc Blu-ray is scheduled for release on May 26th in the UK & Europe, May 27th in North America, and June 4th in Australia, and will feature more than 20 matches from the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/E), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and World Class Championship Wrestling (WCCW). We’ll definitely see some Four Horsemen, D-Generation X (or Degeneration X), the New World Order and The Nexus, but will you see YOUR favorite — or LEAST-favorite — faction in professional wrestling in the list below after the break?
The classic Super Nintendo game EarthBound (titled Mother 2 in Japan) holds a special place in the hearts of many gamers. The problem with being said-fan of the game is that despite the clamor for it, Nintendo has never OFFICIALLY released Mother – often regarded as Earthbound Zero, due its cancelled plans to be released locally for the North American NES system –or Mother 3 on the Game Boy Advance outside of Japan — even though a faction of die-hard fans translated the ENTIRETY of Mother 3 from Japanese to English THEMSELVES and released it as a ROM hack in 2008 that I personally may-or-may-not have played… Read the rest of this entry
This month on The PractitioNERD’s “Rant N’ Resolve”, host Montez McCrary rants on his disappointment with Brock Lesnar ending the WrestleMania streak of The Undertaker at WrestleMania XXX last week. However, his reasons for being disappointed are probably NOT what you expect them to be… Read the rest of this entry
The country of Holland has quite the experience when it comes to tolerating things that other countries deem illegal (**wink-wink**). However, this tiny nation has recently approved something other than that thing that could be used for medicinal reasons. Holland passed a measure that ratified the use of blank SIM cards untied to a specific (or ANY) wireless carrier, allowing the ability for users to make whatever tweaks possible for them to use any wireless network that is best for them. Read the rest of this entry