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This giant LEGO version of the Starcraft II map Megaton pits all 3 factions against each other

The classic real-time strategy game Starcraft II has inspired many LEGO creations over the years, but one of the most impressive has to be this …

Lego

The spectrum of design roles in 2018 | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On March 23, 2018 job titles<p>Direct Link →<p>Job titles is a regular topic around here. Occasionally heated, as job titles play a role in …

Human Resources

Atari shows its non-functional 'VCS' console prototype at GDC 2018

Last June, venerated gaming company Atari announced that it was making a comeback. Specifically, that it would be jumping back into the console market with a retro-style entertainment system it dubbed at the time, the Ataribox. Eleven months later, we can finally see the results of the company's …

Retrogaming

Scientists are making carbon fiber from plants instead of petroleum

Cheaper, plant-based carbon fiber could be used to make lighter cars that consume less fuel.<p>Carbon fiber is the Superman of materials. Five times stronger than steel and a fraction of the weight, it is used in everything from tennis rackets to golf clubs to bicycles to wind turbine blades to …

Engineering

The Best Websites to Get Your Retro Gaming Fix

Ready to relive some retro games directly in your web browser? If you’re bored at work and your mind suddenly drifts to those hours you spent …

The best photo inkjet printer

<i>By Amadou Diallo</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>If you're a photo enthusiast ready to make the leap to creating your …

Finally start your career in graphic design this year with this certified training bundle

popsci shop<p>Get three courses and 41 hours of video tutorials!<p>If you’re the kind of person who spends your days doodling in the office, you might be suited to a career in design. Making the switch can seem daunting, but the Graphic Design Certification School is here to help. As a student, you get …

An Ancient Virus May Be Responsible for Human Consciousness

You've got an ancient virus in your brain. In fact, you've got an ancient virus at the very root of your conscious thought.<p>According to two papers …

Neuroscience

Researchers create 'true' 3D holograms by trapping particles

SciFi movies like <i>Star Wars</i> and <i>Avatar</i> depict holograms that you can see from any angle, but the reality is a lot less scintillating. So far, the only true color hologram we've seen come from a tiny, complicated display created by a Korean group led by LG, while the rest are just "Pepper's Ghost" …

Tractor beam breakthrough could lead to levitating humans

Yes, really. Sci-fi technology that can float objects in mid-air like magic could become reality.<p>Tractor beams have made the jump from science fiction to reality in recent years, but only for levitating very small objects. A new breakthrough could lead to futuristic, far out new uses for the …

Breakthroughs
Star Trek

Kodak releases the first footage from its hybrid Super 8 camera | Engadget Today

Review: Screenprinting: The Ultimate Studio Guide

Screen printing is a welcome alternative for artists who want to take it slow and explore handmade. Whereas digital art gives creatives the …

Screen Printing

How to build a UX portfolio if I have never worked in UX?

Paradoxes of the design industry.A lot of user experience professionals who are active in our industry today have faced the question above when …

UX Design

Russian voice assistant Alice answers questions and has natural conversations

<i>App Attack is a weekly series where we search the App Store and Google Play Store for the best apps of the week. Check out App Attack every Sunday</i> …

Apps

Star Trek's Holodeck Is Here — For Lab Animals, Anyway

Aboard the Federation starships of Star Trek, there's a virtual-reality space known as the holodeck where you can explore any number of virtual …

Virtual Reality

How To Create A Comic Book

From Concept to Distribution<p>Creating a comic book is a much more complicated process than people expect. It's much more than writing a script and …

The Best 'Star Trek' Movie Ever is Coming Back to Theaters

Khan said “revenge is a dish best served cold,” but the movie <i>The Wrath of Khan</i> is best seen in the theater. The best <i>Star Trek</i> film of them all, and …

Science Fiction

Make All Images on Your Website Responsive in 3 Easy Steps (Sponsored)

Images are crucial to website performance, but most still don’t implement responsive images. It’s not just about fitting an image on the screen, but …

Web Development

Why JavaScript

Not everyone has JavaScript available in their web browser and a number of those who are using browsers where it is available have it turned off. It …

JavaScript
UI Design

Hollywood's favorite video-editing tools arrive in a free app

If you're serious about video editing and are weighing up your software options, two choices usually pop up: Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Final Cut Pro X (FCPX). But Avid, Hollywood's go-to editing company, just played a wild card by releasing Media Composer First, a limited version of its pro …

Filmmaking

Cheers to Whoever Snuck In That Star Trek Reference on Last Night's Jeopardy

<i>Jeopardy!</i> hasn’t been a stranger to covering <i>Star Trek</i> before, but Tuesday’s episode might take the prize for hiding, in plain sight, one of the …

How to use animation in mobile apps

A good mobile app must boast a great UI design and an engaging user experience, of course, but people also judge by appearances. In a crowded …

UI Design

250+ Free Material Design Backgrounds You Should Download

Material design is an extremely popular web design trend nowadays and you must take advantage of it! Make sure your freebies collection has enough</b> …

Graphic Design

Mod Turns Stellaris Into Star Trek

If you thought Paradox’s grand strategy game <i>Stellaris</i> sounded very <i>Star Trekky</i> with its big alien alliances and deep space exploration, you are not …

Science Fiction

Designing a Visual System at Scale

About a year ago, I took on the challenge of leading the effort to design a cohesive visual system for all of Facebook’s business products — the …

UX Design
Graphic Design