Colin Weir

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Carburetors Are Gorgeous, and This Company Makes the Greatest in the World

Carburetors are like watches; the $10 Timex and the $1000 Patek-Philippe work on the same principle. It's the attention to detail that makes the difference.<p>"What is the best carburetor?" You can ask this question throughout the civilized world today and the answer is pretty certain to be, "Well, …

Most Of The Web Is Invisible To Google. Here's What It Contains

A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys<p>You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.<p>It’s a place where online information is password protected, trapped behind paywalls, or requires …

What F1 Cars Would Look Like if F1 Got Its Act Together

"There once was a time when the racing world was ruled by savage beasts. They were captured just before the snowy season, when noble brave men had …

'Game Of Thrones' Season 5, Episode 10 Review: Mother's Mercy [Updated]

<i>Spoilers through Season 5 of ‘Game of Thrones’ follow, as well as discussion of the books.</i><p><i>“My duty is to the realm.</i> <i>How many boys dwell in Westeros? How many girls? How many men, how many women? The darkness will devour them all,</i> <i>she says. The night that never ends. She talks of prophecies . . . a</i> …

TV Series

Square Enix's version of Star Wars isn't messing around

If Square Enix had its way with Star Wars, Boba Fett, Darth Vader and your everyday Stormtrooper would be a much more fearsome force than what we've come to know over the years. Did we say if? We mean when.<p>As part of the Star Wars Variant Play Arts Kai line, Square Enix reimagined all three …

Top Father's Day gifts from TNW Deals

If you are still looking for the perfect way to treat your dad, check out these great gadget deals — they are all guaranteed to be delivered by Father’s Day if you order this week, and they all come with special low prices.<p>51% off the Limited-Edition ‘Code Black’ HD-Camera Drone + Crash Pack<p>For the …

18 incredible new photos from 'Game of Thrones' Season 5

If you thought that leaked — now official — trailer for <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 5 was exciting, just wait until you see the 18 just-released photos …

Liam Neeson's gun control rant sparks calls for movie boycott

Liam Neeson has made a dangerous new enemy.<p>Gunmaker PARA USA has called for an industry boycott of movies starring the actor after he criticized U.S. gun policy during a press tour for his latest film.<p>In a statement posted on its Facebook page Saturday, PARA said it "regrets" providing firearms for …

Guns

The funniest thing you’ll see today: ‘The Daily Show’ destroys Google Glass

Google Glass is indeed no iPad. The device that many touted as the wearable computer of the future has hit a rough patch as Google finally comes to …

Google Glass

Leak says Galaxy S6 might actually be the stunning high-end Samsung phone of our dreams

Samsung’s smartphones, even its high-end flagship phones, have traditionally had one major pain point. While Samsung’s flagship phones have always …

The best keyboards for Android that will help you type efficiently in 2018

Sometimes the keyboard app that comes with your phone just doesn’t cut it. Luckily, there are thousands of alternatives to choose from on the Google …

Apps

New report confirms Samsung is making an absolutely crazy version of the Galaxy S6

Samsung is doubling down on its edgy smartphones. <i>SamMobile’s</i> sources have confirmed earlier reports that Samsung plans to release a special version …

Electronics Industry

Sid Meier's Starships coming to PC, Mac and iPad in early 2015 from Firaxis

<i>Sid Meier's Starships</i> is the latest turn-based strategy title from Firaxis Games, and it will allow players to "build a planetary federation" in an effort to secure peace for the galaxy, publisher 2K Games announced today.<p>The game is scheduled to be available in "early 2015" as a download-only …

Indie Gaming

Samsung’s next Edge could have a pair of displays on each side

Image copyright Kif Leswing/Gigaom.Samsung’s next phone project could be a double-edged sword of sorts. Instead of one side display, like the Galaxy …

Gear & Gadgets

What I learned driving a Tesla for 10,000 miles

In less than four months, I have put more than 10,000 miles on my fully electric Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA ) Model S -- enough to get a good feel for whether Tesla vehicles live up to all the hype. From taking a 2,200-mile road trip to driving on hilly snow-packed streets, I've pushed my 85 kWh Model S …

Electric Vehicles

The Fastest Camera Ever Created Will Be Used to Study Invisibility Cloaks

You can watch exactly how light interacts with objects using a camera that captures 100 billion frames per second.<p>​ If you're wondering what scientists can do with a camera that captures 100 billion frames per second, you're not alone. We've already got ​cameras that can film bullets as they burst …

Imaging

This RC Plane Crash Results In The Best Underwater Animal Shots

GoPros are pretty good at filming underwater. They are also excellent at capturing the sad demise of remote-controlled aircraft. So it makes sense …

Ellen DeGeneres, Elisha Cuthbert, and Kelly Brook Talk One Big Happy

The cast and creators of the new NBC comedy open up about the nontraditional set-up.<p>NBC's new comedy One Big Happy, starring Elisha Cuthbert, Nick …

Comedy

20 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us or …

Social Media

Do Mars Rover Photos Show Potential Signs of Ancient Life?

A careful study of images taken by the NASA rover Curiosity has revealed intriguing similarities between ancient sedimentary rocks on Mars and …

Why Perl Didn't Win

<i>page updated on August 24, 2017</i><p>The early days of the (public) Internet felt like living in the science fiction world of a Bruce Sterling or William …

Perl

Latest FCC auction shatters spectrum myths

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / SERHAT AKAVCI<p>The FCC’s Advanced Wireless Services-3 (AWS-3) auction, which is in its final rounds, has …

Photographer captures rare, breathtaking images of recently flipped iceberg

Icebergs are pretty standard when it comes to appearance: They can be bold and beautiful, sure — but for the most part, they're white, snowy and …

Showstoppers: The Top 15 Must-See Vehicles From The 2015 Detroit Auto Show

It’s hard to think of a recent car show with more surprises than this year’s North American International Auto Show.<p>From forward-looking cars like the Hyundai Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept and Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE, to the stunning Ford GT that stole the Acura NSX’s thunder, automakers …

Ford GT

Evolve’s 4th Monster Is a Gigantic Rock Boss – IGN First

Welcome to The Rock.<p>Up until now, it's been natural to assume that Goliath, the towering, fire-breathing ugly that's basically Evolve's headline act …

George Lucas was planning to release Star Wars Episode 7 and then sell Lucasfilm

George Lucas washed his hands of Star Wars when Disney bought Lucasfilm, but prior to the acquisition, he had been developing his own version of what might have been Episodes 7 through 9, he said in an interview with USA Today.<p>Lucas sold the the company he founded in 1971 to Disney for $4.05 …

Super-dense pulsing star ducks behind invisibility cloak

For the first time, a distant, pulsing neutron star was there for astronomers to study -- until it disappeared. Crave's Eric Mack explains the extreme forces hiding it from view.<p>The pulsar is now all but invisible to even the largest telescopes on Earth.<p>Joeri van Leeuwen, astrophysicist

Universe

I tried a brain-altering wearable that allows users to change their moods on demand

The ambiance of the luxury suite on the 14th floor of the Wynn Hotel is at once both sybaritic—the remains of a generous lunch are visible piled on a large tray as I enter the door—and clinical, with an array of wires, patches, electrodes in evidence scattered on tables and other flat surfaces. It …

The Brain

Hot Wheels at the Detroit Auto Show