Julian Schlenger

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What a Rover Looks Like After a Decade on Mars

Curiosity is the hip name in Mars-rovin, but the Opportunity rover was doing it long, long before. Just yesterday Opportunity hit its ten-year …

This building is designed for everyone to climb all over it

This is one of the coolest buildings I've seen in a long time: a structure designed to turn everyone into <i>Spider-man</i> by allowing people to climb all …

Cool waves: the best surfing photography – in pictures

The storms that have flooded towns, battered coastlines and frozen North America have sent big waves barrelling across oceans all over the world, with some surfers going to extraordinary lengths to ride the extraordinary seas. Here Chris Power introduces the work of some of the world's best surf …

Stainless: Hypnotizing Slow-Motion Footage from Trains Pulling into Stations | Colossal

<p>These videos by Adam Magyar are one of those things that are difficult to explain verbally, but as soon as you see it, you realize how completely …

Sony a7 Review: Catapulting the Mirrorless Market

Sony rocked the photographic world when it launched the first full-frame mirrorless cameras, the a7 and a7R. These cameras catapulted the mirrorless …

Star Wars toys photos look more realistic than the real Star Wars

I love the work of Finnish artist Vesa Lehtimäki aka Avanaut, a brilliant illustrator and photographer who likes to take pictures of his kids' toys …

Did Polaroid Screw Up The Real-Life Instagram Camera?

Polaroid copies Instagram copying Polaroid, poorly.<p>Polaroid’s story over the past decade or so has been an ironic one, to say the least. Buffeted on all sides by cheap digital cameras and smartphones, the instant camera maker opted to stop production of its iconic analog camera and instant film …

Past And Present GIFs Of 11 Famous NYC Filming Locations

We recently showed you how some of Los Angeles' most iconic film scenes looked during original production — and how they look now.<p>Thanks to the cool new iPhone app Scenepast that lets us check out before-and-after photos of famous film locations, we get to see some of New York City's hot film …

CES 2014: Phones morph into 'stun guns' and 'tricorders'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1042000/1042535_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524656233_016342518c8a0e455befc9887145e4b7<p><b>Add-ons that turn smartphones into Star Trek-like tricorder medical diagnostic kits, Predator-style thermal vision cameras and even electric</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

Which character will be a new regular in Game of Thrones season 5?

The Twelfth Doctor's not making the best impression on Clara! Will Bryan Singer direct <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i>? See the first photos of Guillermo del Toro's …

Gigabyte fits a gaming powerhouse inside an inch-thick laptop

For most people, gaming laptops are the modern equivalent of the old beige box. You might have or want one, but it's not something you'd bring up in polite conversation. Portability has always played a secondary role to fitting the most power inside that laptop's dimensions, which together with …

Goodbye, Cameras

This past October, just before the leaves changed, I went on a six-day hike through the mountains of Wakayama, in central Japan, tracing the path of an ancient imperial pilgrimage called the Kumano Kodo. I took along a powerful camera, believing, as I always have, that it would be an indispensable …

Robins Can Actually See Magnetic Fields (But Only in One Eye)

Despite its unassuming looks and gentle temperament, the humble red breasted robin (<i>Erithacus rubecula</i>) boasts a superhero-like ability. They can see …

This Rubber Band Gatling Gun Fires 14 Rounds Per Second

Rubber band gatling guns are not a new invention, but good God, they keep getting better.<p>The latest and greatest iteration from 18-year-old Ukranian …

This Laser Can Hear Malaria Eating Your Red Blood Cells

Researchers at Rice University have a new, laser-powered way to diagnose malaria infection. They say it's the first through-the-skin method that …

Steadicam's Curve Makes Your GoPro Vids as Smooth as Silk

Steadicam—makers of all kinds of stabilizing contraptions that turn average cameramen into (seemingly) masterful cinematographers—has just introduced …

Gemini's First Image Shows a Planet Orbiting a Star 63 Light Years Away

It might not be much to look at, but this image is insanely exciting. You're looking at the first ever image of a planet, orbiting a star, over 63 …

What Xbox One Trolling Looks Like

The Kinect isn't always as responsive to voice commands as it needs to be—but if there's one thing it always seems to pick up on, it's when you tell …

Some idiot paid $42,000 for a one-hour webcam session with this lady

Her name is Maîtresse Madeline. She makes bondage, domination, and sadomasochism videos (NSFW) for site Kink.com. And now she's going to charge a …

The deepest view of the Universe ever captured is truly overwhelming

The universe is vast, seemingly infinite thing, and the Hubble Telescope is here with the latest reminder of that fact in the form of eye candy. This …

Official photos of the Lego Simpsons House—one of the best sets ever

Here you have it! The perfect mix of two of the most iconic culture objects in the history of mankind: Lego, perhaps the most popular toy in the …

Strap This Wind Turbine To Your Electric Car To Stay Juiced in Park

Electricity-generating windmills churn out free energy as long as the wind is blowing. So strapping one to the roof of your car where there's always …

Nikon Just Put Me in a Video Game and It Was Totally Insane

I finally fulfilled my childhood dream and it made me feel like a kid again: I played a video game as myself <i>in the freaking game</i>. It was beyond …

The Universe Can Now Be Measured to 1% Accuracy

The Universe is so big that it can be difficult to accurately measure the huge distances between things in it. But no longer, because now a team of …

15 Heart-Stopping Skywalks That Will Turn Your Legs To Jelly

A few weeks ago, we showed you a terrifying Alpine tourist attraction called "Step Into the Void." It's a glass cage that hangs more than 3,300 feet …

South Park cocreator Trey Parker says 'F*** that!' to DLC

Speaking at a San Diego Comic-Con panel Thursday night, Trey Parker expressed his feelings, through not-so-kind words, on turning material cut from the upcoming role-playing game South Park: The Stick of Truth into downloadable content (DLC).<p>According to Polygon (via Kotaku), South Park creators …

How Wargaming is making the Xbox better and what the future holds

Wargaming is actively working with Microsoft to streamline its "unacceptable" and long QA and certification process in order to bring <i>World of Tanks Xbox 360 Edition</i> to the console, Victor Kislyi, CEO of Wargaming told Polygon at PAX Australia today.<p>"The good thing is with online games, sometimes if …

Officer Releases Jarring Tsarnaev Arrest Photos to Protest Rolling Stone Cover

In response to the highly controversial <i>Rolling Stone</i> cover of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev revealed earlier this week, tactical …