Andy Meraz

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Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Alfa Romeo

This app makes your headphones sound like a pro recording studio

Spend some time shopping for headphones, and you’ll quickly grow tired of devices claiming to present music “as the artist intended,” despite sporting vastly different sound. But what if your favorite cans actually <i>could</i> sound like the recording studio where your favorite music was mixed?<p>Enter …

Audiophile

These sleek $250 earbuds can translate languages in real time — and it's like something out of 'Star Trek'

The company's first product, the Pilot translating earpiece, started as an Indiegogo campaign in 2016. Now, the Brooklyn-based startup says it has sold 27,000 units and has begun shipping to its early customers.<p>The Pilot looks like a fairly standard pair of wireless earbuds. They fit snugly in your …

Language

Startup cofounders who sold their first startup to Google for $70 million and their second for $1.9 billion reveal how they built wildly successful businesses twice

Nat Turner is quick to point out that this didn't happen overnight.<p>Turner's the CEO of Flatiron Health, a company that the Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche on Thursday agreed to pay $1.9 billion for, valuing the company at $2.1 billion. It's the second major acquisition for the serial entrepreneur …

Startups

How to play Nintendo 3DS games on an Xbox One

Nintendo hasn’t made a Game Boy Player-equivalent for its 3DS hardware that enables you to play those games on a television, so the company’s unofficial modding community is stepping up to do this.<p>You can play your 3DS games on an Xbox One using a Universal Windows Platform app for Xbox One called …

3D Video Game Shadow Boxes Based on Old School Arcade and Console Games

Toronto, Canada gamers and artists Jill and T-Bone Forest of Glitch Artwork have created a collection of awesome 3D video game shadow boxes featuring …

10 Netflix lifehacks everyone should know

Trends in popular software come and go, but it’s pretty clear at this point which ones are sticking around for the long haul. How else do you end up with the cultural jargon “Netflix and Chill” being so widely accepted? I’m fairly certain you’ve never heard anybody say, “Hulu and Chill.” “Youtube …

The Burpee Workout: Get Fit Fast With This Simple Exercise | The Art of Manliness

When I played football in high school, my offensive line coach had an exercise he liked to use on us for punishment. When we were caught screwing …

22 Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin | The Art of Manliness

Altoids have been freshening bad breath since the turn of the 19th century. But while they are touted as “Curiously Strong Mints,” perhaps the real …

Super Mario Bros. World War II Propaganda Posters

Los Angeles artist Fernando Reza created a new set of eight awesome <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> themed World War II propaganda posters. Each poster is available …

How to have even more fun with your NES Classic Edition

The NES Classic Edition remains one of the hottest ticket items this holiday season. In addition to being seeped in nostalgia, the NES CE provides an …

A Home Maintenance Checklist: An Incredibly Handy Tool to Keep Your House in Tip-Top Shape | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: One of our commenters, Brandon Beeson, was kind enough to put this into a Google Doc as a checklist. Click here to access that document</i>. <i>Feel</i> …

Share Dropbox files via iMessage and sign PDFs on your iPhone

The Dropbox app for iOS adds new features that make it easier for business users to collaborate on their mobile devices.<p>No longer content simply to be a file repository in the cloud, Dropbox updated its iOS app to help business users get more done on their iPhone or iPad. Dropbox for iOS now has …

Apps

The first 13 years of Nintendo Power are available free online

Nintendo is continuing to give back to the gaming community — or at least the nostalgic members. As we get ready for the mini NES to drop this Fall, Nintendo has made the first 13 years of Nintendo Power available online for free.<p>Via Internet Archive, we get a page-by-page digital recreation of all …

Playing With Power: Nintendo NES Classics book on the way

<b>A Veritable Love Letter to Nintendo Fans!</b><p>Exclusive embossed slipcase holds this hardcover tome in a clever package that resembles a classic NES Game …

Retrogaming

Watercolour paintings of cult films inspired by Atari and Nintendo 8-bit video games

In his ongoing body of work, New York City-based artist Adam Lister – featured previously – loves to create watercolour paintings of cult movies …

Art

Fun, alternative poster illustrations for iconic movies by Steve Thomas

27 beautiful photographs of cinema’s most iconic blades

Helping us remember the familiar, art director Federico Mauro has created renderings of some of the most amazing and recognizable blades from movies on a clean background.<p>Mauro has created impressive visuals that remind us of our favorite films, TV shows, and video games — from Link's Master Sword …

Kill Bill

25 beautiful photographs of cinema’s most iconic weapons

Who would James Bond be without his silenced pistol, or Han Solo without his worn-out blaster? Helping us remember the familiar, art director Federico Mauro has created renderings of some of the most amazing and recognizable weapons from movies on a clean background.<p>Mauro has created impressive …

James Bond

10 paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

Tuesday’s post covering paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free was a great one, but we’re not stopping there. While you’ll still find at least a …

Apple chooses Samsung to make chips for the next iPhone

Samsung reclaimed the spot from Taiwan Semiconductor, which made the chips for the last iPhone and iPad. Prior to that, Samsung had made the processors for all previous iPhones.<p>Last November, the Korea Times report that Samsung would replace Taiwan Semi, but not until 2016.<p>The win comes as Apple's …

Mobile

A New Source of Energy In Maryland: Chicken Manure

Turning waste into power<p>Maryland has a big, stinking problem. Every year, the poultry industry produces about 650 million pounds of manure within that state alone. Chicken manure is a great fertilizer, but in Maryland, there is so much of it that what once was seen as a resource has become the …

Flapit Is a Physical Social Metrics Counter for Your Business, Available from Today

Want to show off your cupcake business’ Facebook fan count, Twitter followers or Yelp rating in your store? Flapit can do just that, sitting by your cash register, in your window front or on your wall, for $299.<p>Citing market research that shows a majority of customers are likely to trust brands and …

8-Year-Old Kid Makes $1.3 Million A Year With His Viral YouTube Videos

Father-son projects are a great way to bond with your children, teach them life lessons, and, apparently, make millions of dollars.<p>At least, that's the case with EvanTubeHD, the adorably fun YouTube channel that an 8-year-old boy named Evan started with his dad three years ago. In his videos, Evan …

God of War: Ascension celebrates anniversary with free DLC and more

In honor of the game's one-year anniversary, <i>God of War: Ascension</i> players can download every single-player downloadable content pack for weapons and armor for free, Santa Monica Studio community strategist Aaron Kaufman announced via the PlayStation Blog.<p>All XP booster prices have been cut in half. …

Master Reboot - Launch Trailer - IGN Video

Imagine a world where death is no longer final, where precious memories are saved to enjoy forever, where your soul is immortal. Welcome to the Soul …

Play classic video games in style with OpenEmu for Mac

Like iTunes for classic games<p>The world has no shortage of video game emulators, but many can be painful to use — many reflect their hacker origins with equally hacky interfaces, and you'd need a vast collection of different emulators to properly relive your childhood. By contrast, OpenEmu is a …

3NES, Art Show Tribute to Nintendo’s Most Popular Video Games at Bottleneck Gallery in Brooklyn

<i>3NES</i> is a group art show organized by illustrator Chogrin Muñoz at Bottleneck Gallery in Brooklyn featuring a variety of artwork honoring three of …

Retrogaming