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Micro Star Wars Illustrations

See a different side of the pop-culture fixation’s beloved characters via tiny, detail-oriented drawings.<p>Italian artist Claudia Maccechini has a penchant for illustrating pop culture icons in microdetail using colored pencils and watercolor. Her repertoire spans characters from classic movies like …

Report: Apple in negotiations to use BMW i3 as basis for its own electric car

Apple and BMW have engaged in negotiations over Apple’s interest in using BMW’s i3 electric cars as a basis for its own electric car project, according to a new report from German publication…<p>News of Apple’s work on building an electric vehicle was first reported early this year with hundreds of …

The Horrible Evolution of Anime's Most Lovable Brat

Things are bound to only get worse from here. Much, much worse.<p>Anime and manga characters change! That we know. And since <i>Crayon Shin-Chan</i> debuted in …

Anime

Mexico's Pemex unveils large oil find

The Mexican state oil company Pemex has announced one of its biggest discoveries in years, unveiling new shallow water oil fields in the southern Gulf of Mexico that it says could produce 200,000 barrels per day by mid-2018.<p>The total proven, probable and possible reserves of the fields could be as …

Mexico Is Having Its Most Depressing Election in Recent History | VICE News

For anyone who remembers the thrill and hope generated by the 2000 presidential election in Mexico — in which 71 years of one-party rule were finally broken — today's midterm vote may be remembered, if it is remembered at all, as the most depressing in recent history.<p>Millions of Mexican citizens …

Scarlett Johansson: Live-action Ghost in the Shell begins filming in early 2016

Actress Scarlett Johansson gave an update on Dreamworks‘ live-action Ghost in the Shell film during the press event for next month’s Avengers: Age of …

Aydian Dowling Vies to Become First Trans Person on Men’s Health Cover

This Ultimate Men’s Health Guy semifinalist is breaking down barriers<p>Nearly 1,000 men entered this year’s Ultimate <i>Men’s Health</i> Guy Search, all with a story of personal transformation to share.<p>But Aydian Dowling, one of the 10 semifinalists in the contest, has a transformation tale that’s a bit …

Remarkable 240-Year-Old Doll Automaton Can Write Actual Programmable Text

Designed and constructed in the 1770s, this extraordinary little doll is actually a self-operating machine that's believed by some to be one of the oldest examples of a computer. Known as “The Writer,” the automaton was built by Swiss-born watchmaker Pierre Jaquet-Droz in order to entertain …

Dolls

15 New And Typically True Words For Our Generation

Available on iOS & Android only.<p>Tag<p>This is sensitive<p>Attribute original poster<p>We remove posts that include copyright or trademark infringement. If …

Japanese voters pick the top manga, anime, and other works they wish to see introduced abroad

With the ever-growing presence of Japanese media abroad, fans of various mediums might sometimes find themselves at a loss as to which series to …

Street Artist OakOak Pays Tribute to the Passing of Simpsons' Co-Creator

French street artist OakOak is definitely a favorite here on the Met, and over the years we've enjoyed his clever additions to the urban environment. He turns small landscape imperfections – stuff that most of us might miss – into playful works of art. Suddenly, we know why a railing is bent or …

8-Year-Old Feeds Crows and They Leave Her Small "Thank You" Gifts in Return

In 2011, Gabi Mann was a four-year-old in Seattle with a habit of dropping her food. A chicken nugget might fall off her lap while she's getting out of the car, and Gabi wouldn't pick it up. Instead, the crows rushed to the forgotten morsel and hoped for another bite. Gabi eventually noticed this …

Software Tools That Change the Way We…Create "Unnecessary Explosions" GIFs

Probably not what the developers intended<p>This is <i>not</i> part of our Tech-tacular special, where we'll soon show you how better design and manufacturing …

GIF Animations

Top 20 Most Psychological Anime

Japanese website Goo has recently asked their users: What is the most psychological anime you have seen? The rankings are based on which anime series …

Anime

Apple and HBO 'in talks over streaming partnership'

Apple is reportedly in talks with HBO to bring Game of Thrones and the premium cable service’s other hit shows to its new online service.<p>Are you paying too much for cable and internet?<p>Read more<p>HBO, owned by Time Warner, will launch HBO Now next month, a service aimed at consumers who are dropping …

Nielsen Poll Says Buyers Chose PS4 Over Xbox One Due To Resolution Differences

We normally think of Nielsen as the company who kills or spares TV shows using their famous ratings metrics, but the polling agency has many arms, and now one of them has reached into gaming. Nielsen is quite proud of their new gaming-focused survey, which among other things, aims to discover why …

Photographer Takes Portraits Of The World’s Hardest-Working Dogs

The working dogs of the world tend not to get as much time in the spotlight as their house-pet brothers and sisters. Photographer Andrew Fladeboe, …

Pets

The Most Creative 404 Error Pages On The Web

But not always. Some companies use their 404 pages to have a bit of fun.<p>We browsed through the blog FourZeroFour to round up some of the best 404 pages on the web.

These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …

Up close with the HoloLens, Microsoft's most intriguing product in years

<b>by Dieter Bohn</b><p>By far, the most impressive demo for my money was the <i>Minecraft</i> demo — though Microsoft called it something like "Building Blocks" or some such, presumably so as not to fully commit to releasing a full holograph version of <i>Minecraft</i>. But before we could enter this virtual world — …

Augmented Reality

3D-printed sculptures create optical illusions using the Fibonacci sequence

Design lecturer John Edmark has created a series of designs for 3D-printed sculptures that appear to move, utilising an effect similar to a zoetrope …

Faking Murders And Stealing Bitcoin: Why The Silk Road Is The Strangest Crime Story Of The Decade

To his family, he was former Eagle Scout Ross Ulbricht. To his housemates, he was “Joshua Terrey.” To the U.S. government, he’s “The Dread Pirate Roberts” – the criminal mastermind who created and operated the billion dollar black market website Silk Road. His trial began on January 13.<p>The …

Silk Road

Clifton Video on Apple Watch Development Is a Must See for Developers

- Jan 16, 2015<p>Curt Clifton of the Omni Group recently gave an informative talk on Apple Watch development. While anyone interested in the Apple Watch …

This Winter’s 6 Most Promising New Anime

This season features a magical pink wombat, student assassins, and more.<p>It’s difficult to measure a show’s worth after just one episode, but with …

‘Ghost in the Shell’: Scarlett Johansson casting called ‘whitewashing’ | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Scarlett Johansson will star in DreamWorks’ live-action “Ghost in the Shell.” (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)<p>On Monday it was confirmed that Scarlett Johansson has signed on to star in DreamWorks’ live-action adaptation of “Ghost in the Shell,” but not all fans are embracing the news that the …

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

High-Definition

2015 is getting an extra second and that's a bit of a problem for the internet

On June 30th at precisely 23:59:59, the world’s atomic clocks will pause for a single second. Or, to be more precise, they’ll change to the uncharted time of 23:59:60 — before ticking over to the more worldly hour of 00:00:00 on the morning of July 1st, 2015. This addition of a leap second, …

Step Inside The World’s Strangest Museum

From taxidermied sloths to Napoleon’s death mask: see Viktor Wynd’s mind-bending cabinet of curiosities in London.<p>Shrunken heads, narwhal tusks, anteater skeletons, taxidermied flamingoes, hydrocephalic cows, Victorian fetuses, Furbies, a giant hairball from a cow’s stomach, Napoleon’s death mask, …

What Are The Root Causes Of Mexico's Protests?

Protests calling for Mexico’s president to resign and drawing attention to the country’s ongoing problems with crime and impunity have become almost daily news since the disappearance of a group of 43 student teachers in late September. The protests, which have gathered support from a broad swath …