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Here’s How To Unlock Three Android Easter Eggs

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich<p>Google plays off pop-culture's favorite (and most annoying) flying kitty, Nyan Cat, with Nyandroid. To make this fun animation appear, go to Settings, About, and then keep tapping the Android version number until Nyandroid appears.<p>Android (4.1, 4.2, 4.3) Jelly Bean<p>In …

Toshiba’s Imaginary Wearable Computing Gloves Win April Fools’ Day

If there was some over-arching, governing body that handed out awards to April Fools’ Day prankers, I should hope that Toshiba would get one.<p>The company today announced the Digit, sloughing off what is usually a pretty boring, business-y style to introduce something truly hilarious to the gadget …

Meet Paddle, The Incredible Shapeshifting Smartphone Of The Future

The mobile device can assume the shape of an armband, a phone, a tablet, and more. Welcome to the future.<p>How many gadgets do you tote around at any given time? Your smartphone, of course. But also maybe a tablet or an e-reader or a fitness band or a second smartphone. (Or perhaps all of the above.) …

Crowdfunded Iron Man Suit Project Seeking 5K Pre-Orders For Production Run

Speaking as someone who’s considered spending nearly $1,000 on a full Stormtrooper costume multiple times, I’m very interested in a new crowdfunding project designed to build and mass produce a complete Iron Man suit with electronic features like an automatic sliding faceplate. The Iron Man Mark …

Fully wearable Iron Man Mark III suit is made to 3D printed order for $35,000

We joked yesterday about finding the perfect gift for that eccentric billionaire (or millionaire, or really just any "rich" person) in your life, but nothing truly says <i>money to burn</i> like your very own <i>Iron Man</i> suit. The real kicker here is that this Iron Man Mark III suit, made by (wait for it) Iron …

Alan Moore: 'Why shouldn't you have a bit of fun while dealing with the deepest issues of the mind?'

Alan Moore talks about Fashion Beast, Jacques Derrida and modern superheroes<p>There is a certain degree of swagger, a sudden interruption of panache, as Alan Moore enters the rather sterile Waterstones office where he has agreed to speak to me. The jut of beard, the ringed fingers, the walking stick …

These Photographs Reveal The Absurdity Of Outdated State Laws

Legislation is a slow moving process. So while we can update our operating systems during the time it takes to fold laundry, other things, like laws, tend to sit stagnant. This is why in Texas, it’s still illegal to milk another person’s cow. In Wyoming, you’re not allowed to photograph a bunny …

Super Easy Soft Shadows in Illustrator

We all know that hyperrealist icons are over, the new trend now is flat and either hard shadows or super soft and subtle ones. You can also try to …

Realistic Oil Paintings by Alyssa Monks

The Art of Alyssa Monks.<p>Selected oil paintings by Alyssa Monks. The selection shows very realistic portrait paintings of bathing or showering women. …

Clever Illustrations Show the Origin of Superheroes and Villains

Las Vegas illustration team Ninjabot has created some fantastic illustrations that show the origin of some of our favorite superheroes and villains. The series of art prints will ask you to take a trip down memory lane as you remember how your childhood heroes all came to be.<p>As Ninjabot states, …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Literature

Bot & Dolly's Box takes CG into the real world (video)

Remember Bot & Dolly's awesome Kinetisphere from Google I/O 2012? Today the San Francisco-based design and engineering studio released Box, a film of the first ever synchronized live performance featuring projected 3D computer graphics, robots and actors. Imagine two Kuka industrial robots moving …

Incredible Hyperrealistic Drawings of Everyday Objects

Milan-based Italian illustrator and graphic designer Marcello Barenghi creates hyperrealistic drawings of ordinary objects that boggle the mind. It's hard to believe that the artist uses a standard set of art supplies to reproduce the likeness of everyday items, including anything from a bag of …

5 Tips For Photographing Moving Water

All of us have seen those amazing, silky, cotton candy seaside scenes or milky, white waterfalls falling down a rock face. They all look so …

Landscape Photography

Researchers link brains, control each other's actions via the internet (video)

Human brain-to-brain interfacing seems like the stuff of fiction (<i>Pacific Rim</i>, anyone?), but researchers at the University of Washington have made it a reality. A team led by faculty members Rajesh Rao and Andrea Stocco claim to have pioneered the world's first human-to-human experiment of the …

SpaceTime Cloak Created By Mathematician Using Just Light and Mirrors

A mathematician has created a spacetime cloak using just light and mirrors and that allows him to skip seconds or even minutes.<p>A spacetime cloak, or …

Find out how old your ears are

Unlike your liver, skin or the Doctor, your inner ear can’t regenerate. As it gets older (or as you take it to loud places) it slowly loses the …

Here’s Amazon’s list of the funniest fake customer reviews

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Amazon (s AMZN) has compiled a list of the funniest fake customer reviews for products like Tuscan Whole Milk, 1 Gallon and …

The world's greatest bookshops

Bookshops are a traveller's best friend: they provide convenient shelter and diversion in bad weather, they're a reliable source of maps, notebooks, and travel guides, they often host readings and other cultural events, and if you raced through your lone paperback on the first leg of your trip, the …

The holiday you never had because you were too busy taking photos

An obsession with sharing pictures on social media sites comes at a heavy price<p>In 1710, Bishop George Berkeley first raised the genesis of what was to become a key philosophical question: if a tree fell in the forest and nobody was around to hear it, did it make a sound? Three centuries on, it’s …

Beyond Sharknado: shark movie posters - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/film/gallery/2013/jul/19/sharknado-shark-movie-posters-in-pictures<p>720<p>Made-for-TV film Sharknado has achieved instant cult …

Best MacBook Air case: 11 top bags, cases and covers

Your shiny new MacBook Air has just been delivered... but what to put it in?<p>Do you just want to protect it from scratches or are you after a case …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Why you’ll share this story: The new science of memes

More and more of the things that set the internet on fire are of that species of charmingly moronic pairing of text and image that allows even the post-literate to feel like they have partaken of a shared cultural moment. And now, scientists are beginning to understand how the curiously addictive …

Memes

This is the Modem World: Seven levels of nerd hierarchy

<i>Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring the culture of consumer technology.</i><p>I have a confession to make. I love /r/cringe, the sub-Reddit dedicated to those moments usually caught on video that make us feel better about our lots in life when …

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …