Peggy Mangovski

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YouTube urged to remove KSI videos for ‘trivialisation of rape’

Women’s groups call for advertisers to boycott internet star<p>One of YouTube’s biggest stars has been accused of trivialising rape amid pressure for firms to distance themselves from the online sensation.<p>Olajide Olatunji, better known as KSI, whose YouTube channel has more than 10.2m subscribers, has …

Feminism

Museum acquires 'virtually complete' source code from Atari's arcade heyday

Acquiring the source code to virtually every coin-op game Atari made when it dominated the early 1980s arcade scene — <i>Asteroids, Missile Command, Centipede</i> — would seem to be enough of a coup. Yet for Jeremy Saucier, the most intimate contact with that era comes in the thousands and thousands of …

Bye bye braille! This FingerReader ring can read books to the blind

Researchers from MIT Media Labs are developing a wearable device that can read out printed text using a synthesized voice, helping the sight-impaired …

Space History Photo: On June 3, 1965, Edward H. White II became the first American to step outside his spacecraft and let go, effectively setting himself adrift in the zero gravity of space. Read more: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/qjgt

Inside The Making Of RoboCop’s 3-D Printed Suit

The production designer of the new remake explains how RoboCop was updated (and 3-D printed!) for a post-Apple age.<p>Due to open in theaters nationwide today, Sony Pictures’ <i>RoboCop</i> remake has divided fans of the original from the get-go. Particularly contentious has been the reimagining of the <i>RoboCop</i> …

'Tron' designer creates a real-world superbike

Lotus has a new superbike called the C-01. Designed by Daniel Simon, whose work you'll know from <i>Tron: Legacy</i>, <i>Oblivion</i>, and <i>Captain America</i>, the bike balances the Lotus form of old with a decidedly modern finish.<p>Although Simon is better known for his concept work, and the C-01 certainly looks like a …

Mesmerizing GIFs of a Mechanical Model of the Solar System

Designer Ken Condal built a mesmerizing orrery (mechanical model of the solar system) with multiple handcrafted gears, wooden and acrylic spheres, and the mechanical engineering help of David Clark. Like a tiny kinetic sculpture, the structure takes motion through a carefully constructed system of …

900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

Famous Movie Quotes as Charts - the Poster

Dr. Nathan Yau, PhD from FlowingData.com has charted the 100 most memorable quotes from American movies, as selected by the American Film Institute, …

The Beautiful Flow of Pi

Flow Of Life Flow Of Pi. Cristian Ilies Vasile designed this visualization of the first 1,000 digits of the mathematical constant pi using Circos to …

The Internet Map

The Internet Map is an interactive, zoomable design that uses a combination of algorithms and the Google Earth API to display 350,000 websites as …

Listen to this Final Fantasy 7 track recreated with floppy drives

YouTube user MrSolidSnake745's take on <i>Final Fantasy 7</i> battle track "Those Who Fight Further" uses 16 floppy drives to recreate each note with startling accuracy.<p>According to the video's description, MrSolidSnake745 was asked by the Nexon Computer Museum to build a musical exhibit. A FAQ provides …

30-Foot Hand-Stitched Tapestry Tells the Story of Star Wars

Just when we thought everything possible had been turned into a tribute to <i>Star Wars</i>, London-based designer and illustrator Aled Lewis revealed this amazing piece, entitled <i>The Coruscant Tapestry</i>. Created in the style of the Bayeux Tapestry, the massive piece was hand-stitched by the artist, along …

How Video Games Nurtured A Generation Of Entrepreneurs

Nintendo’s <i>Kid Icarus</i> series is a cult classic video game. A quick google search turns up tons of fan sites dedicated to the game. Many critics have placed it on their list of all time top games. If you talk to folks who persevered through level after level of <i>Kid Icarus’</i> Grecian-themed game play in …

Nintendo Video Game Titles Reimagined as Classic Little Golden Books

Los Angeles artist Joey Spiotto (aka “Joebot“) has released a Nintendo edition of his ongoing illustration series where he reimagines modern video …

Gaming

The hilarious differences between video games and real life

If only video games were real life, right? Caffeine could be ditched for super star power ups, quests would be fun to do and rewarding as opposed to …

Nike Designer Says Marty McFly's Power Laces Are Coming Next Year

If there was <i>one</i> disappointment about Nike's awesome <i>Back to the Future II</i> Air Mag, it's that the shoes didn't have Marty's power laces (and that they …

Synchronicity Facial Performance Capture Demo Sets New Standards | Video Game Deals & UK News

Fancy a look at the future of graphics for facial performance capture? Then you really need to see this outstanding video which was produced from a …

The NSA Collects Hundreds Of Millions Of Global SMS Messages Every Day

Another day, another NSA story involving dragnet surveillance of global communications. Out this morning in the Guardian is news of Dishfire, an NSA program that collects nearly 200 million text messages each day.<p>The program is notable for its scale, and what the Guardian quotes as its “untargeted” …

Finally, a Drone You Can Own

Remote-controlled aircraft hobbyists have been trying to MacGyver small digital cameras to their airborne contraptions for years. Chinese …

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