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Dude throws a paper airplane from his high-rise apartment and it's just great

Some classic forms of entertainment just never get old, like watching a paper airplane that you made take flight.<p>Redditor 1likeeggs is fortunate …

San Diego

ISIS-themed counterfeit Lego sets sold in Singapore pulled off shelves

SINGAPORE - Counterfeit Lego sets featuring terrorists from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which were being sold at a local retail store …

‘Science and Star Wars’ shows how real-world tech is catching up to every geek’s film fantasies

I’ve got <i>a lot</i> of fake Star Wars stuff to throw away. It’s time to get real.<p>“Science and Star Wars,” a 10-episode special created in partnership with …

Star Wars

‘Super Mario 64’ is an online multiplayer game thanks to hero modders

<i>Super Mario 64</i> turned 21 years old back in June, but the classic title lives on in the hearts and minds of players. A new fan project has taken that collective nostalgia to another level with a downloadable version of the game allowing up to 24 friends to play through the (formerly) single-player …

Retrogaming

Different Sides to a Die: Three Unique Dice Games

Whether you’re chucking dice in a leisurely game of backgammon or rolling for initiative before an intense <i>D&D</i> showdown, dice drive the action in the …

Board Games

Made in Japan: the TRUTH about the retro gaming and technology market in Japan

By Dr. Marco Zangirolami<p>It is not a surprise that the retro gaming phenomenon that has grown massively over the last 15 years or so has now, in terms …

Six Life-Like Robots That Prove The Future of Human Evolution is Synthetic

by Victor Tangermann August 9, 2017 Robots & Machines 38696<p>Humanoid robots have come eerily close to overcoming the uncanny valley. With the right …

Robotics

The expressions on this animatronic Abe Lincoln robot are ridiculously lifelike

Not since Daniel Day-Lewis’ acting master class as America’s 16th president have we seen a more realistic Abe Lincoln. Created by Garner Holt …

Sculpt realistic anatomy in ZBrush

If you want to go further than just using free 3D models and learn how to sculpt realistic anatomy in ZBrush, this is the tutorial for you.<p>As you …

Explore the World’s Oldest Board Game (And The Toughest Rules Book to Read)

Rulebooks may be tough to read, but have you ever tried to whip through the oldest known rules for the oldest board game in the world?<p>That’s why we …

Board Games

Good Little Games Aren’t Just Great (They’re Free Too)

Who doesn’t love free stuff? Game designers Brett J. Gilbert and Matthew Dunstan are truly making a mission of total inclusiveness. With Good Little …

Cloth and drapery trick in ZBrush

A Simple but powerful trick…<p>This is going to be a quick guide to show you a simple, but really cool trick to create certain types of cloth and …

Dude smokes weed with his grandma for the first time, and it's adorable

People learning the fine art of smoking cannabis on camera will never not be adorably funny.<p><i>Strange Buds</i> from Cut Video is a YouTube series where …

Filmmaker Painstakingly Crafts One of the Best Looks at Mars Ever

Over the course of 12 years, the HiRISE camera has been photographing the Red Planet inch-by-inch from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Around 50,000 …

Mars

Star Wars’ Cantina Band song is named Australia’s favourite sex jam

Ahead of hits by The Weeknd, Rihanna and Ginuwine.<p>More Australians have sex to John Williams’ ‘Cantina Band’ song from <i>Star Wars</i> than any other piece …

Star

Latest<p>These 'Star Wars' 3D Pop-Up Cards are Perfect for Father’s Day<p>Star Wars 05/25/2018 10:41 am<p>Star Wars<p>Bandai Conjures Up 'Harry Potter and the …

The 10 best ZBrush plugins

Pixologic’s industry-standard sculpting app has a pretty substantial toolset right out of the box. But there are always ways of adding functionality …

ATARAXYA is one of the best animations of a psychedelic club experience

Club drugs: when they're good, they're good, and when they're bad, they're better. Five directors collaborated on this trippy animation that stands …

Animation

This is How You Fold a Record-Breaking Paper Airplane

In 2012, designer John Collins constructed a paper airplane that flew an astonishing 226 feet, establishing a distance record that still stands. A …

Harvard

Diablo III mahjong is now a thing

Mahjong: an incredible complex board game where players overcome opponents with a mix of luck, skill and, thanks to Blizzard's latest merch, the power of Nephalem.<p>The Chinese board game is now available with a Diablo 3 theme thanks to a new set released by gaming giant Blizzard.<p>The $300 set …

games

23 incredible photos from Disney's 'Star Wars' cruise

It was the last full week before the Dark Times. Before the Trumpire.<p>But as the world held its breath, thousands of <i>Star Wars</i> fans from around the …

Mind-blowing video shows how all Pixar films are connected

For years, people have touted a theory that all Pixar films are connected.<p>Through a video posted on the official <i>Toy Story</i> Facebook page, Disney would …

The Best Controllers for Retro Gaming

Whether you’re playing retro games through an emulator on Windows, Mac, or a custom-built Raspberry Pi console, you need a controller. We tested some …

Retrogaming

Oops! How The BBC Purged All Of Their Old Doctor Who Episodes

With the ubiquity of the Doctor Who Christmas Special in modern pop culture, it seems like a great time to reflect on the history of the good Doctor, …

The Ultimate Dungeons and Dragons Table Is a Work of Art

It's as epic as any campaign you've led.<p>One of the enduring appeals of Dungeons and Dragons is the low-fi nature of the game. The words being said define the action, as opposed to cards or figures.<p>While the game's openness allows for minimalism, it also welcomes maximalism. That's where the show</i> …

You can build a VR app in 15 minutes

<i>Your weekly guide to VR/AR — Newsletter #39</i><p>In 15 minutes, you can develop a virtual reality application and run it in a web browser, on a VR headset, …

Raspberry Pi RetroPie Arcade Collection (videos)

If you enjoy building Raspberry Pi gaming systems and are looking for a little more inspiration you might be interested in this collection of awesome …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

Entertainment

What The Frak Is Nerdcore? Everything You Need To Know

Last night Alex Trebek roasted a nerdcore fan on national television, calling her a loser on air. And nerdcore fans weren’t having it. But everybody who wasn’t a nerdcore fan, which is most of the planet, is probably wondering what the heck nerdcore even is.<p>Nerdcore has its roots in the Napster …

Girls Fight With Their Butts And Boobs In This Wretched New Anime

When you see a truly awful commercial product, do you ever try to picture the businessmen who made it happen? Who was the suit, on the 11th floor of …

Anime