Here’s an easy resolution: This stuff is all free as long as you have access to a computer, and the skills you learn will be invaluable in your career, and/or life in general.
Shows you exactly what Excel can do. A few seconds before this painting was saved, Excel crashed and locked up the entire PC. That’s also what Excel can do. View Image ›
Gundam is a multimedia action series about giant robots that spans anime, manga, models, toys and even video games This guy draws the GAT-X105 Strike Gundam using only Excel! WHAA!? Here’s a cool Tutorial if you want to try drawing one, by hand. (Extra credit to anyone who knows this band!) Watch Video ›
An all-ASCII-art music video for AC/DC’s “Black Ice” that runs in Excel. I don’t have Excel installed to download the full version, so I don’t know if this is actually some elaborate malware installer (Update: The video’s actually from Sony, the band’s label, and is a clever way to get music videos inside offices that often block YouTube or Google Video). Watch Video ›