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Fun Entertainment Industry Job - Destruction Supervisor

Visual effects artists have a wide variety of jobs to do, from simple Chroma Keying to making extreme weather look as real as possible, but there’s …

ThinkGeek on Twitter: "Today in Geek History: Blade Runner released in 1982. Would you pass the Voight-Kampff test? http://t.co/W18OjNikyy"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>thinkgeek</b><p>.@<b>thinkgeek</b> here is a piece of #<b>johnalvin</b>'s concept art for this movie poster, which is one of his best!</b> …

Celestial Photos: Hubble Space Telescope's Latest Cosmic Views

Icon in Space<p>Credit: NASA<p>The Hubble Space Telescope is an icon in space. Launched on April 24, 1990, the space telescope has changed how we view the …

Google will let you use Oculus and Cardboard VR headsets inside Chrome

We know how Facebook imagines it'll work in VR, but what about the rest of the internet? Google's Brandon Jones has announced that he's working on a way to add virtual reality support for Oculus Rift and Cardboard into Chrome. It's the second browser to champion WebVR, since the platform has been …

Newfound Alien Planet 'Gliese 832c' May Be Able To Support Life

A newfound alien world might be able to support life — and it's just a stone's throw from Earth in the cosmic scheme of things.<p>An international team of astronomers has discovered an exoplanet in the star Gliese 832's "habitable zone" — the just-right range of distances that could allow liquid water …

NASA’s Flying Saucer Test

If you saw a UFO in Hawaii yesterday, consider it identified. NASA has been working on a flying saucer, called the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator …

A Lyre Made Out Of A Human Skull

The lyre is a distant relative of the modern day guitar, yet it’s not really considered the type of instrument a heavy metal band would want to play …

Vessyl Mug Detects Brands and Flavors of Your Drinks

<b>Vessyl Mug</b> looks like ordinary mug except that this one is equipped with smart technology. The smart sensor can tell you specific brands or flavors …

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A 3D-printed car is coming that stretches the boundaries of design

Local Motors has been building cars with the help of community-submitted part designs for years now, but this September, it has far more ambitious plans: creating a working, 3D-printed electric vehicle, also based on a design by someone from its community. The contest ran during May, and a winner — …

The Gadget That Will Make You Feel Like Being A Jedi Is Just Months Away

After years of tweaking, the technology that will make you think you're a Jedi— or maybe Tom Cruise in "Minority Report"— is gearing up for its launch later this year.<p>Canadian company Thalmic Labs attracted millions of potential customers last February when it introduced a video for the Myo …

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Neuroscientist Explains Why Hodor Can Only Say Hodor

The hulking mass of a man they call Hodor (even though his real name is Walder) is considered mentally inept by every character he meets in the …

Viagra Induces Fractal Growth in Mushrooms in Switzerland

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.<p>(Image Credit: Strobilomyces)<p><i>by Gabriele A. Losa</i><i><br>Institute of Scientific</i> …

Dressed to Kill: Nixxi Rose's Killer High Heels - Technabob

Designers draw inspiration from their passions and interests, and from random things that catch their eye. The former was probably true for jewelry …

Move Over 3-D Printing, The Future Is Objects That Morph And Shift Shape

These are some scenarios that could become possible as a result of 4-D printing, technology that could eventually make ordinary 3-D printing seem …

Scientists simulate time travel using light particles

We may never see practical time travel in our lifetimes, if it's possible at all. However, a team at the University of Queensland has given the Doc Browns of the world a faint glimmer of hope by simulating time travel on a very, very small scale. Their study used individual photons to replicate a …

'Time Capsule to Mars' Kicks Off $25 Million Crowdfunding Campaign

Space<p>A student-led project called Time Capsule to Mars kicked off a $25 million crowdfunding campaign on Monday, with the aim of sending 4-inch-wide probes to the Red Planet.<p>For 99 cents, supporters can upload a photo, an audio or video clip or a snippet of text to be included on a quartz-crystal …

Paint It White: Soak Up the Sins of the City with Titanium Dioxide Rooftops

For big problems, I'm a big fan of big solutions. After all, the sheer scale of systemic issues all but demands concerted efforts when it comes to …

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Google Glass go on sale in the UK for £1,000

Google Glass smartglasses are finally available in the UK for £1,000, two years after they were extravagantly launched by skydivers in the US.<p>The smartglasses have been praised by adherents who describe it as the evolution of wearable computing, while Google co-founder Sergey Brin has called them a …

Now You Can Be 'Frankenstein's Monster': Evolve Inside Scoop

Developer Turtle Rock, Creator of <i>Left 4 Dead</i>, will soon launch a new multiplayer experience, <i>Evolve.</i> The game is set in a futuristic frontier-like …

We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

NASA announced in 2012 that it was working to build a "warp drive" that could enable "faster-than-light" travel. Two years later and the space agency hasn't built a spaceship capable of such speeds yet — but thanks to artist Mark Rademaker, we now know what one could look like. The result is the …

Fish-eating spiders are everywhere

If you want to watch a spider eat a fish -- and you know you do -- you need to think like a spider.<p>First, go where the water is still: a windless …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

Stephan’s Quintet. Four galaxies merging into one - Exploring Space

11 Geeky Bras

We’ve featured geek wedding dresses, jewelry, tattoos, and shoes, but what about that which lies beneath—the stuff only those special to a particular …

Man Wearing Mentos Suit Dropped in Tank of Diet Coke

To promote his upcoming series on FYI TV, EpicMealTime creator Harley Morenstein shared a clip of a guy wearing a Mentos-covered suit getting dropped …

LED Train Paintings And Other Amazing Images From This Week

The Future Of Medicine Is In Devices You Swallow

A simple version of this already exists: a biotech company called Proteus Digital Health has actually created a primitive version of just such a …

Bounce Below: A Giant Network of Trampolines Suspended in an Abandoned Welsh Slate Mine | Colossal

<p>If you’re afraid of heights, caves, the dark, suffer from claustrophobia or vertigo, this might not be for you, but if not, a small Welsh town has …

This Pop-Up Solar Power Station Can Be Installed Instantly Anywhere In The World

Because the PowerCube is completely self-contained and designed to match the sizes of three standard shipping containers, it can travel quickly and …