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It Took 19 Years To Open This MMO’s Locked Door

Tibia [official site] launched in 1997, but I’m not sure I’d even heard of the MMO before today. And I heard about it because of a door.<p>In the online …

PC Gaming

This Remote-Control LEGO Land Rover Defender 90 Has Four-Wheel Drive

The Land Rover Defender lives on in miniature form<p>Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>159<p>The Land Rover Defender lives on in miniature …

Lego

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

On its arrival in Chad as part of Operation Épervier, France’s intervention in the Chad-Libya war, the French military...<p>In mid-February 1986, French …

Designers shouldn’t code—they should study business

Our suggestions about design would carry more weight if we were able to offer valuable suggestions about core business principles.The post Designers …

UX Design

Valve has a new game out soon, and it's electrifyingly good

Some of you will never be happy if it's not Half-Life 3, or at least another Left 4 Dead. Some of you just want to know what's in the next update for …

Gaming

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

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 …

Science Fiction

Facebook launches 360 video with Star Wars exclusive

<b>A short, exclusive Star Wars clip is among the first 360-degree videos to be posted on Facebook.</b><p>The sequence, created by Lucasfilm's special effects team ILMxLAB, allows users to look in all directions as the camera whizzes through the sci-fi scene.<p>When watched on a normal computer, the mouse is …

Virtual Reality

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Infographics

This could be the US Air Force’s next spy plane

The US Air Force has been locked in a years-long battle over the retirement of the famous U-2 spy plane. In the meantime, Lockheed Martin has unveiled what could be the successor to the U-2. It's called the TR-X, and it could be ready as early as 2025, according to Lockheed.<p>The image you see above …

If it flew 100 years ago, it will fly again: the 1916 warplane built from drawings

A 93-year-old is among 13 volunteers constructing a replica of the pioneering 1½ Strutter, which they hope will be airborne next year to mark its centenary<p>In a ramshackle air hangar in a windswept field on the east coast of Scotland, Bernard Ginty, 83, is frowning in concentration at an intricate …

Understanding the Exposure Triangle in Photography

<i>Jo Plumridge is a British writer and photographer who specializes in design, travel and comedy pieces. As a photographer, she focuses on portraiture. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>Even with the advent of digital technology, the …

Landscape Photography

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

Design

On the Red Couch with Fantasy Novelist Brandon Sanderson

<i>Brandon Sanderson was “anti-books” until an eighth grade teacher introduced him to fantasy novels. He went on to write seven novels during his</i> …

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

Architecture

The Internet Archive Now Lets You Play 900+ Classic Arcade Games In Your Browser

Looking for a nice little burst of nostalgia on this fine Saturday evening? Don’t feel like going through the process of installing MAME and lurking for ROMs, but still want to get your classic arcade on?<p>Back in December of last year, the Internet Archive (in their effort to backup the entire …

Editors’ Picks: 10 Favorite Sources for Bargain Vintage Furniture

Here at Remodelista we’ve participated in our share of eBay auctions. We’ve also have been known to obsessively check the local Craigslist listings …

Furniture

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Motorcycles

The 50 Best Movies for Kids

Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.<p>Whether you're planning a family movie night or looking for some kid-friendly entertainment options while you and your partner have a date night (or, let's be honest, catch an extra hour of sleep on the weekend!), nothing spoils the fun like …

The 10 Best American Martial-Arts Movies

<b>Keanu Reeves brings his sword</b> and samurai colleagues to the battlefield in this week's <i>47 Ronin</i>. It's not Reeves's first foray into martial-arts epics, nor is it the first time Americans have tried their hand at Asia's fighting techniques — for years, Hollywood has been making dramas and actioners …

Martial Arts

For Game Industry, Nvidia's G-Sync Technology Is Truly Next-Gen

<i>After extensive hands-on time with Nvidia’s upcoming G-Sync enabled monitors, this much is certain: These will accomplish much more than pleasing PC gamers — they’ll mark the beginning of a decisive win for Nvidia in the desktop GPU space.</i><p>The term “next-gen” is tossed around liberally these days, …

What the Leaked J.D. Salinger Stories Reveal About the Author

Three short stories by J.D. Salinger leaked just before Thanksgiving against the author’s wishes. But is that such a bad thing? What they reveal …

Why Did President Obama Say the Healthcare Website Would Work?

He must have known that his words would be quickly disproved. His public optimism before the rollout remains a big mystery.<p>There's something I don't understand about the rollout of Healthcare.gov: that President Obama expressed unqualified confidence about it shortly before it was …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Dessert

George Clooney's Rules for Living

No one does the fame thing like Clooney. He floats above it even as he uses it to embellish his influence. He understands his place in the pantheon even as he remains hidden from the inquisitive lens. He's the master.<p><b>You must love him.</b><p>For one thing, he's lovable, professionally so. For another, he …

George Clooney

'This Week': Obama's Perfect Storm Video

ABC Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl on President Obama's rough week.

Weather

GoPro: Backflip Over 72ft Canyon - Kelly McGarry Red Bull Rampage 2013

Mountain Biking

7 Things You Might Not Know About Calvin and Hobbes

Though we can’t pick your friends, we strongly encourage you to ostracize anyone who expresses disinterest or disdain for <i>Calvin and Hobbes,</i> the …

Calvin and Hobbes