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Tesla Roadster With SpaceX-Inspired Boosters Comes To Life

It’s got rockets. It might even be able to fly.<p>Not long after Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted of this performance-enhancing SpaceX-inspired option …

Tesla

Elon Musk's plans for Tesla keep getting weirder and it could put the company's future at risk

I was never a big DC Comics fan as a kid growing up in the 1970s — Marvel was more my bag — and among the reasons why was "Bizarro World," the deranged alternative universe inhabited by an inverted version of Superman. It was a little too much of a stunt for my pre-teen brain to deal with.<p>Ever …

Tesla

How to Fold Amazing Stunt Paper Airplanes

In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an independent web hosting company that focuses on WordPress hosting. The revenue from our hosting …

Still Friends? The trouble with old sitcoms

<b>Ahh, Friends. The US sitcom that took over the world.</b><p>Millennials may look back fondly to the heady days of the ultimate 20-something Manhattan lifestyle enjoyed by our favourite flatmates - Monica, Ross, Chandler, Joey, Rachel and Phoebe.<p>But nearly a quarter of a century - yikes! - since it began, …

Comedy Central

Physicists Say They've Created a Device That Generates 'Negative Mass'

Say what?<p>Physicists have created what they say is the first device that's capable of generating particles that behave as if they have negative …

Quantum Physics

Arrogant overreach: Ajit Pai's plan to totally destroy net neutrality may doom him in court

If Trump FCC chairman Ajit Pai had confined his attack on Net Neutrality to merely rolling back the 2015 Title II rules, he might have gotten away …

Net Neutrality

Could One Person Take Down the Internet?

If you want to commit the greatest conceivable act of terrorism and declare a version of war against every country on the planet, you only need to take the world offline.<p>So many facets of human life are nowadays facilitated by a giant machine called “the internet,” which networks the world to …

FYI: What Causes Muscle Twitches?

Got a twitch in your eyelid, arm, or leg? Wondering where the hell it comes from and how to get rid of it? Answers within.<p>Involuntary muscle twitches are exceedingly common and yet not very well understood. "Nearly everyone experiences it," Dr. Daniel Drachman, professor of neurology and …

Darth Punk: A Star Wars/Daft Punk Mashup Music Video

This is 'Darth Punk: The Funk Awakens', an impressively high production value music video by Infectious Designer combining the worlds of Star Wars …

Warp speed space travel a possibility thanks to Einstein's theory of relativity, astrophysicist says

Long considered a staple of science fiction, high speed space travel between galaxies — or warp speed — may actually be possible, according to …

The fastest spaceships from all different sci-fi universes stacked up against each other in one infographic

But what about compared to spaceships in other sci-fi universes?<p>This awesome Fat Wallet graphic has the answer. It ranks spaceships featured in popular sci-fi stories from slowest to fastest.<p>It's divided between ships that are slower than the speed of light and ships that are faster than the speed …

Turn your smartphone into a hologram projector using everyday items

Using cheap items you may already have in your home, you can build your own 3D smartphone projector.<p>Technically, this simple DIY project doesn’t …

Was Darth Vader Not Originally Luke Skywalker's Father in 'Empire Strikes Back'?

Comedy writer Michael Schur, co-creator of <i>Parks and Recreation</i> and <i>Brooklyn 99</i>, once had an amusing tweet poking at a little bit of a plot hole in the <i>Star Wars</i> films:<p>"Owen, you must hide this baby, at all costs, from Anakin Skywalker.""Okay. Should we continue to call him Luke Skywalker?""Seems …

Cosmic Black Holes 'Imperfectly' Clone All Incoming Matter

Black holes aren’t exactly the monolithic cosmic nether regions that theoretical physicists once thought. Sci-fi visions of black hole ‘event horizons’ through which all incoming matter — and the information that goes with it — simply disappears are now a bit out of date. In fact, black holes even …

Black Holes

Make a Custom NFC Unlocker for Your Computer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMCHgVBabRE]<p>Are incorrect passwords driving you insane? Do you tire of constantly having to type in your 20 character password? In this project we use an Adafruit NFC shield to detect an NFC tag and an Arduino Leonardo to unencrypt the NFC tag and type in …

The History of the Nissan GT-R

This iconic brawler from Japan has made appearances in video games from <i>Need for Speed</i> to virtually every version of <i>Gran Turismo</i>. It has made …

18 apps, tips and hacks to get the most out of your gaming PC

Introduction<p>As gamers know, Windows can get bogged down over time to the point that a tiny bit of system lag could make you miss that all-important …

How to create HDR images using only Photoshop layer masks

Slide back and forth to compare<p>Creating an HDR image is typically involved with a quite time-consuming workflow that consists of merging, …

Boudoir Posing Guide eBook

1<p>The Complete Guide to Boudoir Posing<p>Your time during a boudoir shoot is quite often very limited. The following posing guidelines are designed to be …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts

A Guide To Black and White Portraits

There is an old quote that says, “If you want to shoot fashion, shoot in color, but if you want to shoot emotion, shoot in black and white.” I don’t …

Love Myself

Super Simple and Cheap DIY Ring Light for Your Point-and-Shoot Camera

One of the most sought after lighting accessories is a ring light. Meant to create a unique aesthetic, a ring light is a great way to add a sharp, …

How to do Long Exposure Photography and Light Trails at Night

Before I understood how photography worked, I was always intrigued by light trails in images. I never understood how that happened. When I began to …

Get Great Skin With This Highly Unknown Photoshop Tool

Aging, I would venture to say, is good. Your gray matter, while maybe not as pliable, is probably more purposefully used; you have probably …

Tutorial Shows You How to Make the Most of the Clone Stamp Tool

While the clone stamp tool is one of the most vital and frequently-used tools available within Photoshop, it’s also one that few know how to use most …

Games stuck in development hell

It's E3 next week, but before we start getting excited about brand new games, spare a thought for the ones that got away - or rather the ones that …

Kids Reacting To Old Computers Hurts My Heart So Much

Kids today, with their graphical user interfaces and high DPI mice. Why, when I was their age I was getting kicked out of Radio Shack for making the …

These are the customized Lamborghinis of Japan's underworld

What do you do with your Lamborghini if you think it isn't getting enough attention? For some of the yakuza in Tokyo's underground, you customize it with vinyl wraps, flashing lights, and strings of colored LEDs. Japan-based director and cinematographer Luke Huxham created a mini-documentary last …

The Ultimate Guide to Bokeh

Bokehliscious photos. That is the ultimate goal for any photographer no matter the experience level. When "bokeh" is mentioned, the first thing that …

An ode to the humble video tape courtesy of our man Rich.