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Hundreds of Artists Designed a Wondrous Mini-Golf Course in Minnesota

Take a look inside this art-infused amusement park in St. Paul.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Creators.</i><p>If you could design your own mini-golf course, what would it look what? What materials would you use, how would you build it? These questions are at the heart of Can Can Wonderland, an …

Art

Tiny keychain-sized Game Boy is infinitely better than the SNES Classic

The thirst for <i>anything</i> Nintendois too real.<p>The company can't keep the Switch in stock and people are hyped AF for the SNES Classic dropping in …

NES-Style Switch Joy-Cons Look Sick, But Will Set You Back $200

Hopping on the retro gaming craze, custom game controller company ColorWare has released a set of specially painted Joy-Cons that will throw your Switch back to 1985. Here's the catch--these NES-style Joy-Cons are $200.<p>ColorWare controllers are made from the original manufacturer's controllers, …

Daily Deals: 1yr Xbox Live Gold for $43 or Less

<i>Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may</i> …

Hardscaping 101: The Ins and Outs of Dutch Doors

Here’s a door with a split personality. Open and welcoming on the one hand, private and protective on the other. We’re talking, of course, about the …

Home Improvement

IKEA Responds To Balenciaga’s $2,145 Bag That Looks Exactly Like IKEA’s 99-Cent Tote Bag, And It’s Hilarious

For those of you that don’t know, pricey fashion brand Balenciaga recently released a new bag. Worth $2,145. But that’s not the funniest part. No. …

Amazon May Be Using a Hyperloop to Deliver Same-Day Shipping

<i>Update: Hyperloop One’s Head of Global Communications, Marcy Simon, reached out to Futurism to clarify the nature of the conversation. Simon asserts</i> …

Tesla Driver and Passenger Survive a 500-Foot Tumble, Thanks to Safety Features in the Model S

Driving Too Fast?<p>Tesla’s vehicles have had their fair share of accidents and crashes. While most of those involved in these reported accidents have …

Snapchat's new World Lenses show the promising future of AR

Snapchat has always been a platform that embraced the selfie in all its glory, and as such, the vast majority of its augmented reality effects – called Lenses – have been been focused on bedazzling the front facing camera. That’s now changed: Snapchat today announced World Lenses, which add some …

Augmented Reality

Worst Looking Video Game Consoles Of All Time

All video game consoles are unique and special, but that doesn’t mean they all look good. I love learning about how these consoles are designed and …

Wait, How Did 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' For Switch Outsell The Switch Itself?

Nintendo made headlines this week when NPD figures revealed that the Switch was both the fastest-selling piece of Nintendo hardware ever in the US, but also the fastest-selling console period, besides 2013’s PS4 debut during the holiday season.<p>It’s enough to put to bed the idea that “well, the Wii …

Retrogaming

Netflix renews sci-fi drama The OA for a second season

Netflix has decided that I was wrong to think <i>The OA</i> ended exactly as it should’ve after its first series, and has renewed the show for a second season. We don’t know much more than that at this stage, beyond the fact that it refers to the follow-up installment as “Part II” and that it’s not yet …

Made Home Improvements Last Year? You Could Get a Tax Break

If you made any home improvements in 2016, you may be eligible for a tax break or two. Certain home improvements — or certain lines of credit that can be used for home improvements — qualify for a deduction or tax credit from good old Uncle Sam. As you prepare your taxes this year, here are few of …

Personal Finance

Best movie trailers from Super Bowl 51

From The Fate of the Furious to Logan<p>Between a new look at <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2</i> and more explosions in <i>The Fate of the Furious,</i> Super Bowl 51 proved to be a big moment for quite a few movie trailers.<p>Polygon has collected each of the new trailers, teasers and spots for all of the movies that …

Super Bowl 51: Stranger Things season 2 teaser trailer (Video)

One of the most popular Netflix shows, Stranger Things, will be back soon. A new teaser was shown during the Super Bowl confirming this.<p>After a …

Duffer Brothers

Apple Releases $200 Pro Apps Bundle for Education Customers

Apple today introduced a Pro Apps Bundle for Education that includes Final Cut Pro X, Logic Pro X, Motion 5, Compressor 4, and MainStage 3 for $199.99. The software bundle is available for teachers, faculty, staff, and students at universities, colleges, and K-12 schools in the United States, as …

Mac App Store

True Detective director teams with Emma Stone for new dark comedy series on Netflix

Jonah Hill will co-star<p><i>True Detective</i> director Cary Fukunaga is back with a new, slightly controversial and dark series on Netflix, <i>Maniac.</i><p>The show stars Emma Stone (<i>La La Land</i>) and Jonah Hill (<i>The Wolf of Wall St.</i>) as two patients in a mental institution who use their imagination to escape the …

The "Stranger Things," "Modern Family," and "Black-ish" kids had an epic dance party that we all definitely missed

We’ve known for months now that they’re having more fun than anyone else in Hollywood, but given this <i>Stranger Things</i>, <i>Black-ish</i>, <i>Modern Family</i> SAG …

Netflix and Amazon dropped millions on these Sundance movies everyone will be talking about

Following its $10 million buy of current Oscar best picture nominee "Manchester by the Sea" last year, Amazon has come back to Park City with a bigger wallet. The company bought the comedy "The Big Sick" for $12 million. But Netflix has also been a big spender. Along with taking some of the most …

Armie Hammer

Eerie, Existential A Ghost Story Is Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen

Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara star in this experimental drama, a far cry from Patrick Swayze's Ghost.<p>Lately, there’s been a lot of talk about humanity’s end—climate change, the sudden, returning specter of nuclear war. And while most of that is too vast to really comprehend on an immediate level, …

Netflix's Android app finally lets you save offline videos to your SD card

In late 2016, Netflix finally gave its many millions of subscribers the ability to download movies and TV shows to their devices for offline viewing. That way, you can watch the latest episode of Travelers (an awesome Netflix original series… check it out) offline without an internet connection, …

Apps

10 Underrated Psychological Thrillers You Can Stream Now

<i>Is there any more terrifying terrain than the human mind?</i> That’s the sensibility that dominates the psychological thriller genre, and quite …

For $149 a Month, the Doctor Will See You as Often as You Want - MIT Technology Review

Imagine if your doctor’s office was more like an Apple Store mashed up with a fancy gym: a modern white-and-wood aesthetic, replete with fancy …

Porsche is building a stunning Tesla rival — here's everything you need to know

Porsche is working on a stunning, all-electric car that could eventually rival Tesla.<p>Called the Mission E, the battery-powered car is set to enter production in 2020. Porsche is testing the car in the Arctic Circle, presumably to get it ready for a variety of driving conditions, Autocar …

Frankfurt Motor Show

25 Sci-Fi Movies to Stream on Netflix Right Now

<i>If you’re in the mood to visit faraway planets without leaving your couch, consider any one of these science-fiction flicks available to stream on</i> …

Science Fiction Movies

Hardware 101: Gate Hinges

At their best, gate hinges are both smooth operators and performance players. We demand a lot from them. Though all of a gate’s construction …

Woodworking

This beautiful credit-card-sized phone just might cure your smartphone addiction

It doesn't text, it doesn't connect to Twitter, and it doesn't have a camera. In fact, Light's founders say the phone is designed to be used "as little as possible."<p>So why would a company build a product it doesn't really want you to use? To help cure our smartphone addiction.<p>Here's where Light …

Gear & Gadgets

Our Top 10 Vintage Lenses to Use on Digital Cameras

Why would anyone in their right mind want to use old lenses on their shiny new high-performance DSLR or mirrorless camera? The simple answer is that …

Cameras

Hulu's Live Streaming Service Could Be the Cordcutting Bundle We've Been Waiting For

At CES today, I got to preview Hulu’s upcoming live TV product, and I have to say it made a great first impression. In fact, if Hulu can deliver on …

Seven reasons why grown ups should play more video games

Often seen as the pastime of friendless teenagers or a guilty pleasure, there are many huge benefits to playing video games<p>Even now, well into the second decade of the 21st century, we tend to view video games as a guilty pleasure. For anyone over the age of 25, they’re often something you sneak …