Katherine Herbert

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The art of error: 12 clever 404 pages

Making your 404 page fun is only half the battle — there’s still a lot of practical factors to keep in mind. In closing, let’s review some general tips to remember when covering your mistakes:<p><b>Link to Popular Posts —</b> Take advantage of the fact that your user may not know where to go next. Recommend …


How Ben Burtt Designed The Sounds Of Star Wars

In this eminently watchable series of interviews, the Oscar winner explains how he created the sounds of R2-D2, lightsabers, and Chewbacca.<p>Star Wars is lauded for its visual effects, but the films’ sound design is just as good if not better. What would a light saber be without its ominous hum in …

Behind the scenes of the new-look Thunderbirds Are Go

Don't worry, you can still build Tracy Island as the makers of the ITV reboot explain...<p>Fifty years after the world first thrilled to the …

The Lord of the Rings

Pictures of the Week 4.10.15


CERN researchers confirm existence of the Force

Cian O'Luanaigh The Force has proven a popular research tool for the CERN beams department (Image: Max Brice and Daniel Dominguez/CERN)<i>Update 2 April</i> …


Artist Creates Incredible Watercolor Portraits Using Coffee

Artist Maria Aristidou creates incredible portraits of famous figures using a surprising material: coffee. The United Kingdom-based painter initially stumbled upon the medium as a substitute for traditional water coloring, but now she's developed it into a kind of science. She's experimented with a …


Live-Action 'Star Wars' TV Show Reportedly In Development

There was a time, not so long ago, when <i>Star Wars</i> was a special thing. You had the first three movies, a hilarious – if embarrassing – holiday special, a couple straight-to-video deals, and the entirety of the Expanded Universe (which existed in books, comic books, and video games). But really, the …

Star Wars

He Was, And Will Always Be, Our Friend: Remembering Leonard Nimoy

In 1966, when Leonard Nimoy was offered a minor role on a new space drama, he was thrilled. As he told <i>Archive of American Television:</i> "You have to understand that prior to <i>Star Trek</i> I never had a job that lasted longer than two weeks in any TV show or movie. Never. Two weeks — max. And here I was, …

Star Trek

Leonard Nimoy's final tweet is beautiful, and it broke my heart

My dad was — and is — a huge <i>Star Trek</i> nerd, and when I was a kid he'd excitedly show me episodes of the original series in syndication. It was a show that he watched in college, he'd say, explaining why Kirk was Kirk, Bones was Bones, and most importantly, why Leonard Nimoy's Spock was Spock. One …

Star Trek’s Mr. Spock: In Pictures

Lego Star Wars TV special to retell entire film saga

Just incase you haven’t had enough collaboration between the Star Wars and Lego franchises yet, a new special from Disney will have re-watching the …

Star Wars

Coolest vehicles in the Star Wars universe (pictures)

Star Wars

Madame Tussauds to open 'Star Wars' exhibit | CNN Travel

Madame Tussauds

The Magical Movie Poster Art of Drew Struzan

You may not recognize his name, but if you’ve seen a movie poster in the last 40 years you almost certainly know Drew Struzan’s work.<p>The 67-year-old …

Hello, World! Flipboard Launches on the Web

We smile when we think of 2015 as the year of our <i>Web</i> launch, but it’s here: a beautiful version of Flipboard for the desktop and a major new frontier …

Web Design

The Illustrations Shows You Detailed Star Wars Vehicle Cross-Sections

We have seen many amazing creations based on those iconic starfighters and vehicles from Star Wars, but if you want to know the structures of these …

China to Have Most Robots in the World by 2017

China will have more robots operating in its production plants by 2017 than any other country as it cranks up automation of its car and electronics factories, the International Federation of Robotics said on Thursday. Already the biggest market in the $9.5 billion global robot trade, China lags far …