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How (and Why) SpaceX Will Colonize Mars

<i>This is Part 3 of a four-part series on Elon Musk’s companies. For an explanation of why this series is happening and how Musk is involved,</i> <i>start with</i> …

Space Exploration

A farmer built his own 4G mast to fix rural broadband issues

Living in rural England, Richard Guy was a man with a problem. Like many located in similar areas, his "broadband" internet connection was pretty narrow, with download speeds below 1Mbps. While some isolated communities are grouping together to build their own municipal networks, Guy had another …

Nintendo's PlayStation, the Holy Grail of Game Memorabilia, Has Been Found

An extraordinarily rare prototype of the Nintendo PlayStation console, which was created as part of a failed partnership between Nintendo and Sony some 25 years ago, has been discovered.<p>Never-before-seen images offer the first ever close-ups of the machine, now yellowed with age, which combines the …

Pokémon's Famous Missingno Glitch, Explained

Over the years, people have battled and captured hundreds of Pokémon. And while everyone has their favorite, no pocket monster is as infamous as …

Pokémon

​Attack On Titan & Marvel Characters Getting Official Crossover

We all love watching Eren and the gang swing around in <i>Attack On Titan</i>, but what would happen if you added <i>Spider-Man</i> to the mix? Well do I have good …

Anime

One Hell Of A Video Game Coffee Table Book

If you have any video game coffee table books, they're probably about concept art, or maybe even cosplay. But Every Day is Play is a little …

Coffee Table

Incredibly Small Zelda, Pokémon, and Mario Dioramas

There are small dioramas, and then there are these. They are teeny.<p>Using putty, plastic, and a whole bunch of patience, a NicoNico user named " A" …

Retrogaming

I'd trade my Squirtle for these.

<b>I'd trade my Squirtle for these.</b> Artist Juan Arrabal "Dragolisco" Hernández has some really cool re-imagined Pokémon.<p>Here's a recent one from him, a …

Paranormal

If Dreamworks Made A Zelda Animation

I can totally imagine this scene: a seagull—voiced by Morgan Freeman—gives life-changing advices to a computer-animated Link from Wind Waker or from …

Animation

Scrap Metal Hulk is, Well, Incredible

Scrap metal art is not new. Loads of artists made wonderful works out of whatever metal they can get their hands on. Very few, however, can pull off …

Sculpture

This is a Skyrim screenshot.

<b>This is a Skyrim screenshot.</b> It's from <i>DSOGaming's</i> latest roundup of ENBSeries-modded <i>Skyrim</i> shots, proving, once again, that <i>Skyrim</i> can be the planet's …

The Elder Scrolls

The Secret To Keeping Old Consoles Looking New? Hair Product.

You love them and they still work but, let's admit it, your old consoles aren't looking as good as they used to. Like a lot of older electronics, …

The Healthiest Breakfast On The Planet

Ice cream in the morning? This superfood breakfast bowl tastes like dessert while loading you up with high-octane nutrition.<p>1 frozen banana, sliced (keep peeled, sliced bananas in your freezer so you always have a supply for smoothies and breakfast bowls)<br>• 1/4 c. blueberries<br>• 1/4 to 1/2 c. almond milk<br>• 1 …

'Final Fantasy' designer creates the wildest take on Batman yet

Tetsuya Nomura's Dark Knight is very, very dark<p>If nothing else, Square Enix artist Tetsuya Nomura has built up a distinctive style over the years — his androgynous, zipper-heavy designs for characters in games like <i>Kingdom Hearts</i> and the <i>Final Fantasy</i> series are recognizable anywhere. But none of …

Hyrule Warriors Characters Are Awesome In 2D

They are so colorful and detailed. Artist AbyssWolf put together a fantastic piece with all the playable characters of <i>Hyrule Warriors</i> to celebrate …

Retrogaming

In B2B e-commerce, Alibaba has solved the one problem Amazon can't

In 2000, analysts predicted a massive chunk of the world’s business-to-business commerce market would come online, resulting in trillions of dollars …

You're In A Giant Robot Suit. You Could Be Helping, You Know

You know what the 1920s needed more of? Giant mechs.<p>The images you'll see here are all by Jakub Rozalski, a concept artist based in Germany who works …

Art

Homemade exoskeleton lets a man lift big cinder blocks with ease

Think you need the budget of the military or a megacorporation to make an exoskeleton for heavy lifting? Nope -- all you need is some standard parts and the know-how to put them together. James Hobson (aka The Hacksmith) has finished a homemade robotic suit whose pneumatic cylinders let him curl …

Computers, Lasers Turn Real Human Into Scary Robot

The effect you're seeing here, applied as a form of "electronic make-up", is the result of CG and projection tech being screened and updated - in …

Robotics

​Scientist Explains The Hulk And Captain America

Most superheroes aren't scientifically accurate. That said, that doesn't mean that we can't let a biologist try to speculate how they might work in …

Comics

Super Mario 64's Iconic First Stage In LEGO Form

Here's Bob-omb Battlefield, the first course in <i>Super Mario 64</i> with its mountains, low poly objects and its constant war, rebuilt with LEGO blocks. …

Lego

The Old Gods Are Dead

Christopher Balaskas is a freelance concept artist working in film and tabletop games.<p>You can see more of Christopher's work at his DeviantArt …

Art

Mega Pokémon, Hanging Out With Their Kids

Aww. Who knew that badass mega Pokemon acting like caring, loving parents could be so sweet? Take this Charizard using its tail to help lil …

Pokémon

The Big Picture: Imagining NASA's IXS Enterprise conceptual 'warp ship'

The image above is Dutch designer Mark Rademaker's CGI design concept; created to illustrate how NASA engineer Harold White's IXS Enterprise "Warp ship" might look. White has been researching into possible methods of propelling space craft beyond the speed of light. The strongest theory involves …

All the games from Sony's PlayStation event at E3 2014

Sony's E3 event didn't end until 11PM ET last night. So, just as we did with the Xbox titles revealed at E3, we're going to round up all the future games heading to Sony's various consoles. It'll basically be a condensed version of our Sony liveblog, with an extra helping of trailers and without …

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Trending on TwistedSifter<p>This Amateur Video of the Falcon Heavy Landing is Amazing and the Sound is Unreal<p>75 Years Ago, One of the Best Dance …