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Franklin Institute transforms museum experience with virtual reality

With room-scale VR experiences and an online library of 360 degree VR videos, Philadelphia’s ‘The Franklin Institute’ aims to bring a new dimension …

Virtual Reality

Prepare Yourself For The Human Slinky That's About To Blow Your Tiny Mind

This is a human slinky. Per Buzzfeed, the five-year-old video is "the closest thing on the internet to doing actual drugs." The hyperbole is probably warranted, given that it's almost impossible to resist this whimsical performance art that awakens the happily screaming child in all of us.<p>However, …

Musical Beer Bottle: Beck's And Shine Creates World's First Playable Booze Container (VIDEO)

Two things happened in the late 19th century, an ocean apart: 1) Thomas Edison invented the first recorded music format, the phonograph cylinder and 2) Beck's started brewing beer. The two had nothing to do with each other. Until now.<p>Unbeknownst to us, Beck's has started a record label called The …

Beck's extends its Record Label project with launch of world's first playable bottle via Shine

Making the world's first playable beer bottle was a formidable technical challenge. The clever people at Auckland firm Gyro Constructivists first had …

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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 …

'Find what you love and let it kill you'

After the inevitable "How many hours a day do you practice?" and "Show me your hands", the most common thing people say to me when they hear I'm a …

The Oddest Soviet Ads From The Late 19th And Early 20th Century

<i>Mad Men</i> reintroduced us to the American advertising aesthetic of the 1960s, but they don't hold a candle to the visual wonder (and occasional oddity) …

Mad Men

Party On, Wayne — FlashFlow Syncs Lights to Music

Who's got the time and money for dance clubs when you can keep the party at home with FlashFlow?<p>A Kickstarter project is currently raising funds for …

Ads on Google Glass Will Never Work - MIT Technology Review

Some curious information came to light this week about Google Glass. For a company that owes its solvency to advertising–95% of its revenue comes …

Google Glass

A Series Of Illustrated Infographics That Explain How Our Daily Objects Work

<b>London-based</b> illustrator Jing Zhang has created a series of colorful infographics that explain how our daily objects work.<p><b>In the series</b> titled …

Infographics

Pick An App Just By Thinking About It With Samsung's Mind-Controlled Tablet

For when touchscreens will be *so 2010s*<p>One of my friends already thinks that people look silly holding up tablets to take photos, so I'm not sure what he'd think of using a tablet with a wire-covered EEG cap on. The experience might be worth the side-eyes, though: Samsung is researching a system …

From Berg, A Birdhouse Powered By Your Twitter Stream

The last time we checked in on designers at Berg, they were helping Google imagine the future of objects. Before that, they were putting the finishing touches on the Little Printer.<p>Now, with #FLOCK, they may have solidified their place as kings of technological whimsy. Because #FLOCK is a handmade …

Look! The first photo from Breaking Bad’s final eight episodes! 

The image above ping-ponged across the Internet yesterday, but it wasn’t until today that it showed up on the AMC press site, thereby confirming …

What Happens When You Really Disconnect

I woke up one morning about four weeks ago and realized in a flash that I’d hit a wall. Most days I can’t wait to get to work. On this day, I struggled to get myself out of the house.<p>The first three months of the year had been intensely demanding, between hiring a series of new employees for a …

Creating The Post-Apocalyptic Sky World Of Oblivion

Learn how the futuristic environment was created using in-camera effects.<p>With the proliferation of motion graphic software and the abundance of movies that are set in fantastical or imaginary worlds, most visual effects are done in post-production. Footage is green-screened and then the sci-fi …