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Google Glass Gets Fancy New Frames and Shades

Google has announced a new collection of frames and shades for Google Glass. Called the DVF | Made for Glass collection, they were created in a …

10 Amazing Ways People Are Using The Oculus Rift Today

Now, two years and a $2 billion acquisition later, the device is being used for much more than video games.<p>The Oculus Rift, created by Oculus VR, is a virtual reality 3-D headset that uses 360-degree head tracking to make it feel like you're inside a different world.<p>For example, looking to the left …

Virtual Reality

DIY Wampa Taxidermy Head Made from Paper and Lots of Awesome - Technabob

I’ve always thought it was creepy to hang the heads of dead animals on your wall. They always look like they are watching you as you move around the …

How To Eat In Other Languages

Remember when we learned how people sneeze in other languages? Me too. I tried them all out and decided that the Polish way makes no damn sense. Now …

16 Funny-Shaped Fruits And Vegetables That Forgot How To Be Plants

You’d think that a carrot is a carrot is a carrot, but that’s just not the case – some carrots are just carrots, and others are also intergalactic …

Toy Story

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The Walking Dead

DIY Hacks & How To’s: Desk Bell That Plays Sound Effects

Most people are familiar with the classic desk bell. So when they press the button on top of the bell, they expect to hear a gentle ringing sound. They are not expecting to hear a bird chirping, gun fire, or other sound effects. But that is what will happen if they press the button on this desk …

How to Make a Realistic Looking Human Head in a Jar

mikeasaurus of Instructables has posted instructions on how to make your own remarkably convincing head in a jar. The effect is achieved through some …

How to Create a ‘Death Cologne’ So You Can Smell Like a Corpse in Order to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

The Reactions YouTube channel, which focuses exclusively on chemistry and is produced by the American Chemical Society, has created a video featuring …

Cosmology

How To Turn A Clothespin Into A Matchstick Gun

Update your desktop arsenal with this creation<p>DIY enthusiast Grant Thompson, who previously made a 10-penny battery that powered a small light for almost two weeks, is at it again. Inspired by another project tutorial, Thompson created seven variations of a mini-pistol that can fire matches over 20 …

Own Your Very Own Time Machine! - Technabob

This amazing contraption you see here is a time machine. Before you get too excited, you should know that it doesn’t actually work, but that doesn’t …

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Loving Dad Creates Adorable Lunchbox Meals For His Two Children

<b>Loving parents</b> creating amazing lunchbox art get the thumbs-up around these quarters–just check out New York City-based lawyer Gamene and graphic …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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Unbelievable Parkour Footage Of A Real-Life Spider-Man

How does Spider-Man get around when he runs out of webs? Parkour!<p>Parkour Athlete Ronnie Shalvis was so inspired by the recent Amazing Spider-Man 2 …

Mod adds time travel to Portal 2

A mod for <i>Portal 2</i> on PC adds "time travel" options so that players may, in effect, use past versions of themselves to complete puzzles in the game.<p>"Thinking With Time Machine" is the name of the mod; like the original games, players can use it to get a third-person glimpse of Chell elsewhere on the …

Hands On: Enemy Starfighter

Each game of Enemy Starfighter begins in Overwatch, a region of space from which you can see five or six or seven other possible destinations. Each …

A Game Boy That Looks Like It Could Survive Ten Thousand Years

The original Game Boy is sometimes affectionately known as a "brick". So what better way to celebrate the handheld's 25th birthday than by getting …

Retrogaming

Aquifi offers a new generation of gesture controls with Fluid Experience

Aquifi is coming out of stealth to announce Fluid Experience, a new software platform that aims to create a new generation of gesture controls that work better than the Kinect technology for Microsoft’s Xbox One video game console.<p>The main mission is to create adaptive gesture controls that make …

20 Fascinating Facts You May Not Know About ‘Super Mario Bros.’

Not a lot came out this week to draw inspiration from, so it’s time to do the Fascinating Facts thing with a game I know people will always be interested in no matter what week it is — <i>Super Mario Bros.</i><p>Do I really need to explain what <i>Super Mario Bros</i>. is? It was the most popular game of all time for …