Justin Chan

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Unorthodox Sprite drone tolerates abuse and actually flies

When you picture a consumer drone, something bulky with four or six props <i>à la</i> DJI probably pops to mind. But the folks behind a new model on Kickstarter think that such UAVs have two big problems -- namely, they're hard to carry and break easily if you mess up. They built The Sprite to overcome …

Drones

Memorial Day BBQ: Seven things you can grill that aren't meat

I was going to start this article by consoling all vegetarians and vegans, reminding them they don’t need to feel sorry if attending a BBQ on Memorial Day. This is my first mistake: they don’t need consoling. My second mistake: not addressing meat eaters here.<p>Yes, of course carnivores like you …

Cooking

The 9 most dangerous habits I picked up in Vietnam

1. Not giving a rat’s ass about what’s “legal”<p>If a cop ever pulls you over…wait. Ha. By “pulls you over,” I mean “casually waves a stick at you.” So …

Cute

This London Bar’s Cocktail Menu Is A Gorgeous Pop-Up Book

A good cocktail isn’t just about the taste, or the alcohol content. It’s the peacock tail of drinks: it’s all about the look and the flair. That’s why a description or even a picture can’t do a well-designed cocktail justice. To properly get a feel for it, you’ve got to see it in 3-D.<p>That’s what’s …

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A book store where books are wrapped in paper with short descriptions so no one will 'judge a book by it's cover! http://t.co/Hp7AFIWkCZ

Metroid Cosplay Is So Good It Might Be Witchcraft

There are a few ways you can make an impressive suit of cosplay armour. You could cast it. You could forge it. You could sculpt it! Or, you could do …

After Selling Out to Microsoft, Minecraft and Its Founder Write the World's Best Press Releases

Here's how you tell your fans you sold out.<p>No surprise that Microsoft just bought Mojang, the company behind the hit game Minecraft, for $2.5 billion. We told you about that last week.<p>The shock is that the tiny team at Mojang — which has fewer than 30 workers — employs someone with the ability to …

The Salmon Cannon: Easier Than Shooting Fish Out Of A Barrel

Ever since rivers have been dammed, destroying the migration routes of salmon, humans have worked to create ways to help the fish return to their spawning grounds. We've built ladders and elevators; we've carried them by hand and transported them in trucks. Even helicopters have been used to fly …

goTenna Turns Your Phone Into A Two-Way Radio

Stuck in the woods and don’t know where you’re at? No problem if you have a goTenna device with you. Claiming it can provide service anywhere, …

A 97-year-old mother surnamed Zhang has been taking care of her paralyzed son for about 40 years all by herself. http://t.co/yxlz3gerWO

Salvador Anguiano Shows us Batman's Mask Over the Decades

The ears, the cowl, the jaw, <b>Batman</b> has an iconic look. That look has evolved though over the time, with different styles, brought to us by different …

Dad designs shoes to give his paralyzed daughter the sensation of walking. http://t.co/KzEqjeNDSc

Well done Sydney. http://t.co/iLBUygcnki

FreeWavz Wireless Earphones Tracks Your Fitness

Forget about having to buy a smartwatch or some fitness tracking device to monitor your stats when you workout! Instead, the FreeWavz Wireless …

Possibly the Best Star Wars Costume, Ever

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Mind Blowing on Twitter: "Remember this lady: http://t.co/UOFeAflvZo"

Replying to @<b>TheMindBlowing</b><p>A True Hero: Irena Sendler Vía @<b>TheMindBlowing</b> :pic.twitter.com/F3v0cbqGXA<p>0 replies 4 retweets 6 likes<p>Replying to</b> …

Amazon gives 30 Android apps away for free

The Amazon app store is hosting an app giveaway for Android users.<p>Even if you don’t have a Kindle Fire, you can still take advantage of this giveaway.<p>This generosity isn’t surprising from Amazon, considering the company already gives away a free app from its app store every day. But now it’s giving …

7 Avocado Dishes You Should Definitely Eat While Watching the First US World Cup Match

Here, seven avocado dishes to makes for game time.<p>The United States will step onto the field tonight in its first World Cup match against Ghana. To …

Window washers at a Children's Hospital. Awesome. http://t.co/4hhAhIqaOR

James Harvey Adds A Manga-Tinged Touch To Tank Girl And Draws Goofy Gunslinging Pirates [Art]

James Harvey (formerly credited as HARVEYJAMES) is one of those artists who doesn't draw in a manga style, but has instead absorbed many of the …

Innovative Series Blends Movie Scenes and Video Games with Real Life Situations

French photographer François Dourlen blends movie scenes and video games with real life situations in his innovative concept series<p>The great thing …

Loop Portraits:Romain Laurent Reveals His Tricks

When we see a photo that just makes us say, “How in the world?!” we just have to stop talking out loud to our computer screen, hunt down the genius …

Banksy's Street Art Reimagined in LEGO

What would it look like if Banksy's most famous street art pieces were reimagined in LEGO? What would the balloon girl look like and how would the rat on the wire appear? These are the questions photographer Jeff Friesen asked himself when he created his original series <i>Bricksy</i>. As he tells …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

Unearth the Secrets of the Green Kingdom with the ‘Plants’ App from Tinybop | Colossal

<p>You might remember an awesome app mentioned here a few months ago from the creative team over at Tinybop called The Human Body. The educational app …

Beautiful Fordite Stones Created from Layers of Automotive Paint are a By-Product of Old Car Factories | Colossal

<p>Old car factories had a harmful impact on the environment, releasing toxic chemicals into the air, land and water. But it wasn’t all ugly. Oddly …

Death Side Series: Darth Vader & Shadow Stormtrooper by Charles AP

It's fascinating to see the step by step process behind illustrations and design in general. The project titled Death Side Series: Darth Vader & …

Throwback Thursday: More Vintage Nuclear Reactor Cutaways Than You've (Probably) Ever Seen In One Place

Everyone loves a good cutaway illustration (and we've got no shortage on Core77 (just take a look at our entire series on cutaway masters). We've …