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How they made The Lego Movie (Spoiler: Free Lego + computers + awesome)

Everyone is crazy about <i>The Lego Movie—</i>solid story, nonstop humor, good characters, and absolutely spectacular visuals. It's not surprising, looking …

Lego

This Is What the Hottest Place on Earth Looks Like

You're looking at a satellite image of the Dasht-e Lut salt desert in southeast Iran. If you think it looks a bit weird, that' because it is: it's …

Bloomberg: Samsung's Planning a Three-Sided Wraparound Display Phone

If your phone is lacking one thing, it's a display that covers multiple sides of its boring little rectangular frame. At least, that's according to …

Einstein's brain a wonder of connectedness

Albert Einstein had a colossal corpus callosum. And when it comes to this particular piece of neural real estate, it's pretty clear that size matters.<p>Chances are, that brawny bundle of white matter cleaving the Swiss physicist's brain from front to back is part of what made his mind so phenomenally …

Cyclone Phailin is half the size of India and strengthening quickly as it heads for land

<b>New forecast:</b> Cyclone Phailin is set to become the strongest India has ever seen<p>An atmospheric beast is forming in the Bay of Bengal and heading straight for India. Cyclone Phailin—pronounced <i>pie-leen</i>; it’s a Thai word for “sapphire”—has exploded from tropical storm strength to potentially the …

Weather

This Time-Lapse Video Was 'Filmed' Entirely In 'GTA V'

For many players, 'Grand Theft Auto V' is not about playing a game, but about experiencing an insanely detailed and realistic world. "GTA" maker RockStar boast that the series fifth installment is "the biggest, most dynamic and most diverse open world ever created."<p>And how. You might forget you are …

Homemade Iron Man Arc Reactor Mark 1

<b>It is not a secret that I am a huge Iron Man fan.</b> <b>I fulfilled myself a dream building my own Arc Reactor!</b><b><br>Click here to see the rest!</b><br>Read the full post …

See 1.2 Billion Facebook Users' Photo on One Page

The fact that Facebook has more than 1 billion users is pretty insane, but things just got a whole lot crazier thanks to The Faces of Facebook, a project that visualizes over 1.2 billion Facebook users on one page.<p>The initial image that greets you is a fuzzy matrix of TV static-like dots. You click …

Google Recently Made A Silent Shift To A New Search Algorithm, “Hummingbird”

Have you noticed recently that Google has gotten a bit better at offering up direct answers to questions? If so, there’s a reason for it: they recently flipped the switch on a new search algorithm they call “Hummingbird”, which focuses on parsing searches as complex questions.<p>Google mentioned the …

Steve Jobs' Mouse Unearthed In Aspen Time Tube 30 Years Later

In 1983, a young Steve Jobs gave a tech talk at the International Design Conference in Aspen, Colo. and added some now-historical gems into what was dubbed the "Aspen Time Tube."<p>The time capsule was supposed to be unearthed in the year 2000, but the landscape had evolved so much in Aspen that it …

Sony's $10 PS3 to PS4 game upgrade program includes 'Battlefield 4,' 'Watch Dogs,' and more

Sony is today revealing new details on its PlayStation 3 to PlayStation 4 digital upgrade program, which lets gamers move up to a next-gen copy of select PS3 games for only $10. <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts, Battlefield 4, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag</i>, and <i>Watch Dogs</i> will all be part of the offer, and the …

Apple rejects game app measuring the height of phone tosses

Apple has rejected a game app that scores players on how high they can toss their smartphone in the air.<p>The game, "Send Me To Heaven," launched this week and is available free for Android smartphones. IPhone users, however, will not be able to download the app.<p>"Apple thought it was violating one of …

Holho makes your tablet a video hologram projector

Make like Princess Leia and generate holograms with Holho, a Kickstarter project brings a hologram optical illusion to any tablet or smartphone.<p>You might be familiar with those optical-illusion toys that let you place a small object into a gadget with two parabolic mirrors and project what looks …

Overview | DIY LED Video Wall

Using our 16x32 RGB LED matrix panels and a bit of patience, you can create a crazy bright professional LED wall of any size! In this tutorial we …

How to build the best Raspberry Pi media server

Who needs the likes of Sky Anytime or Virgin Media's on-demand services when you can build your own personally tailored digital media library?<p>Imagine …

How To Pick The Right Electronics Board For Your DIY Project

Some of the best DIY projects use microcontrollers or cheap single board computers to automate awesome stuff. But Between the Arduino, the Raspberry …

They're doing a Superman/Batman movie... but that's not the big news

<i>Man of Steel</i> director Zack Snyder just came out and rocked our worlds at Comic-Con. Not just announcing that Batman will be in the Superman sequel — …

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Want a cheaper MacBook or iPad? Head to Malaysia

Earlier this year, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked why Apple products weren’t less expensive. His response: Apple doesn’t want to sacrifice quality for price.<p>Curious then that Apple products in Malaysia are the cheapest in Asia, and cheaper than those in the US or Europe. According to this breakdown …

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Your PS4 digital library will be playable from any system

<b>Speaking at the Develop conference in the UK, Sony's R&D senior team leader Neil Brown has outlined some of the PSN library features of the</b> …

Fibre-optic broadband 'not spots' leave customers in digital limbo

Tom Hosking and his family are living in digital limbo. When BT engineers came to their village to install fibre-optic cables last year, the green …

iOS 7 Is Designed To Be Easy To Understand But Hard To Copy

Jony Ive explained in the video that introduced iOS 7 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference that the new design was both familiar to existing users and yet a totally new experience of the iPhone. There has been criticism of both the familiarity (nothing really new here) and the ad hoc nature …

Myanmar Is Getting Wired

What happens when a country goes from less than 10% to 80% mobile penetration in two years? We’re about to find out.<p>On June 27, the government of Myanmar will grant the first two licenses to foreign mobile companies to operate in the country. Digicel, based in the Caribbean, and Singtel, out of …

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DIY Smart Television with RaspberryPi and Node.js

<b>Hardware Components:</b><p>The RaspberryPi (Tested on Raspberry Pi model I-B, I-B+ and II-B)<br>• A USB WiFi dongle or Ethernet cable (Tested on Edimax WiFi …

Analysts Pull Back From Crowning Samsung’s Galaxy S4 King As Sales Falter

- Jun 17, 2013<p>A report by Reuters says that market analysts are scrambling to reconsider crowning Samsung’s Galaxy S4 as the king of the smartphone …

Raspberry Pi Tor proxy lets you take anonymity with you

Your web traffic is being logged at many different levels. There are a few different options to re-implement your privacy (living off the grid …

The YouTube Paradox And The Off-YouTube Solution

When it comes to video distribution on the Internet, there are few solutions better than YouTube . The company is the No. 1 place to search for and find the video content that viewers want to watch, and for creators it provides a size and scale of audience it can offer videos to.<p>That said, a …

How YouTube Became The Most Popular Video Site In The World

YouTube is far and away the most popular video sharing site in the world. People watch over 6 billion hours of YouTube videos per month.<p>So, how did YouTube become THE place to go to watch videos online?<p>Find out everything you could possibly want to know about YouTube below:<p><i>Produced by William Wei</i>