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Dizzying New GIFs at the Intersection of Art and Math by Dave Whyte (Sponsor) | Colossal

<p>Starting this month <b>Verizon FiOS</b> customers can get upload speeds every bit as fast as their download speeds. Since that means faster, easier sharing …

Looping Gifs of Supercell Thunderstorms

Mike Hollingshead of Extreme Instability has released an amazing series of 17 HD looping storm gifs at an amazing 1920×1080 resolution. You can check …

GIF Animations

The World’s Most Beautiful Box Of Chocolates

Japanese design house Nendo can make <i>anything</i> better. The designers have revamped rubber bands. They tackled the 4,000-year-old design problem of chopsticks. They even figured out how to make wood transparent for crying out loud.<p>Still, I’m always happiest when Nendo turns its design genius to …

Design

Turn your Instagram pictures into tattoos

Want to proudly display your Instagram feed on your bicep? A new service called Picattoo will turn a dozen of your pictures into temporary tattoos for cheap.<p>You've carefully curated your Instagram feed, capturing the perfect photos of your cat and mid-morning snack and applying exactly the right …

Instagram

Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Has Microsoft suddenly pushed us into the age of "Star Trek" and "Minority Report"? For those confused about what's actually going on with the company's new head-mounted gadget, here's the rundown.<p>Microsoft has a vision for the future, and it involves terms and technology straight out of science …

Augmented Reality

Polyes Q1 3D Printing Pen with Blue Light and Cool Inks

Your creativity is held in your hand. Polyes Q1 provides you a secure way to turn your creativity into reality. Curious? Let’s go on checking the <b>3D</b> …

3D Printing

Sand shifters battle it out for honours at NSW south coast

Beach-goers used weapons of sand, salt water and seaweed as they battled to create the south coast's best sandcastles and sculptures at Broulee on …

This App Wants To Help You Get Rid Of People Who Stress You Out

Pplkpr is an art project and real app meant to give us a peek into our quantified future.<p>Lauren McCarthy and Kyle McDonald are artists who create tech-based projects exploring the possibilities of the near future. In the past, projects of theirs have hired Amazon’s Mechanical Turks to rate their …

Heart Rates

Robot finds fish beneath Antarctic ice, could be used to explore Europa

When a group of scientists drilled through 2,430 feet of ice in Antarctica to get to the water underneath, they only expected to find a few microbes here and there. Instead, they discovered a thriving community of fish and crustaceans -- all thanks to a remote-controlled robot that could one day …

University of Nebraska

COOL THING WE WANT #457 | The Foldable, Portable, Beautiful Dark Walnut Lumio Lamp

(via) The portable, book-like Lumio light that folds open/on and closed/off was making the rounds a couple of years ago via a Kickstarter campaign. …

Oculus’ First In-House VR Film “Lost” Is Cute, Immersive, But Hardly Interactive

Oculus just premiered its Story Studio’s first virtual reality cinema experience “Lost” that’s designed to demonstrate the narrative potential of VR to filmmakers. The experience features a massive robotic hand traipsing around a darkened forest in search of its body. It proves that a simple, …

Virtual Reality

Arkham Knight is... 7 Fan Theories to Blow Your Mind

White House gets drone defense wake-up call

The quadcopter drone that crashed onto the White House grounds overnight has highlighted the growing security threat posed by small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), experts warn.<p>The White House incident comes less than two weeks after a drone flew over the French presidential palace in Paris.<p>“I do …

Drones
Africa
Russia
Architecture

The Evolution of Video Games

(YouTube link)<p>A guy walks through the history of video games, from Pong to Grand Theft Auto. I almost didn't recognize Pong because the original …

Retrogaming

Sony is giving away these games to settle the 2011 PSN breach

Sony has begun accepting claims as part of a class action settlement announced last year following the PlayStation Network outage that took PlayStation 3 and PSP owners offline in 2011, the company announced.<p>Users with a U.S.-based PlayStation Network, Qriocity or Sony Online Entertainment account …

Classic Board Games That Are Better As Video Games

On the sliding continuum of 'gaming as a worthy pursuit,' board games are respected more than video games.<p>It probably has something to do with age …

Board Games

Feminist Frequency’s Anita Sarkeesian’s next videos examine masculinity and strong women in games

Many people have tried to silence culture and gaming critic Anita Sarkeesian. In 2015, she is going to get louder.<p>Sarkeesian, who goes by the name Feminist Frequency online, revealed that she has two new projects in the works for this year. She will soon begin filming a series on the “men and …

Pinterest Acquires Marketing Startup Kosei to Beef Up Ad Offerings

Promoted Pins are about to get a lot more accurate.<p>Pinterest* is ready to start making some money.<p>The bookmarking and photo-sharing company announced Wednesday the acquisition of Kosei, a Palo Alto-based startup with technology for making personalized product recommendations to Internet users.<p>For …

Living Rooms
Mergers & Acquisitions

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Microsoft announced a bunch of new things yesterday.</b> The event at its Redmond HQ saw the company announce Windows 10, Microsoft HoloLens and updated Windows Phone software.<p><b>2. Google is planning on becoming a wireless carrier.</b> It wants to sell mobile phone packages directly to customers.<p><b>3. Uber</b> …

Diapers

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Australian Batman Fan Spends Two Years Building His Own Batmobile

While most Batman fans are content with collecting Batmobile action figures, 29-year-old Zac Mihajlovic from Camden, New South Wales, decided to …

Robot zombies are coming to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

And so is John Malkovich<p>One of the biggest changes in the newest <i>Call of Duty</i> is the shift to the future, which lets you play with all kinds of cool gadgets and weapons — and now that futuristic technology is coming to the undead. As with past games in the series, <i>Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare</i> is …

Minecraft — more than anything else — could make HoloLens a hit, and here's why

Minecraft could be the FreeCell of HoloLens<p>How do you guarantee thousands of early adopters for your batty, futuristic augmented reality headset? You promise a chance to enter the world of the most popular video game on the planet. Today, Microsoft announced HoloLens, an augmented reality headset …

Augmented Reality