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Stop-Motion Biscuit Cake: A chocolate biscuit cake that makes itself

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Nintendo wants to bring Game Boy to smartphone and airplane screens

Nintendo has filed a patent application for a Game Boy emulator application in a move that could break from the game publisher's previous statements …

A tutorial by paper airplane engineer Mahir Cecen, this is how to make a paper airplane that flies far

A tutorial by paper airplane engineer Mahir Cecen, this is how to make a paper airplane that flies far. In fact, all of Cecen’s paper plane videos are titled that, so you’ll have to test them all out and let us know which one flies the farthest. This A4 paper model is named Strike Eagle.<p>In the archives: a LEGO paper airplane-making machine and the 2012 world record for longest throw of a paper airplane.

Apple Just Bought A Tiny Display Company. That Could Mean Big Things

Apple used to push display technology with its products, most notably when it brought the Retina Display to the iPhone. But that hasn’t been the case lately, which makes its recent acquisition of tiny LuxVue Technology all the more interesting. But LuxVue’s technology has fascinating implications …

@paulnicklen on #assignment for @natgeo with @cristinamittermeier. A humpback whale lunge feeds through a school of herring in Norway. Shot for our upcoming story on orca and humpback feeding behavior. #whale #power @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #beauty #nature #wildlife.

BREAKING: Cat Emerges from Hide-and-Seek Spot ...

<b>BREAKING: Cat Emerges from Hide-and-Seek Spot</b><p>After twelve hours brilliantly disguised in a potted plant, Snuffles the cat emerged this afternoon …

In A World, Where Owls And Kittehs Are One…..

Spread the Cute:<p><i>Tonight</i> on PBS.<p>The C.O. team goes deep into the heart of…somewhere far away, pick a country..in search of one of the most mythic …

How To Get Paid To Play With Lego All Day

Have a passion for bricks and a willingness to really get inside your work.<p>David Fautley has what has to be one of the best jobs around: He plays with Lego for a living. As a modeler at England’s Legoland Windsor, he designs and assembles the Lego models set up all around the park, from a …

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This Origami Toothpaste Tube Squeezes Out Every Last Drop

Our modern toothpaste tube designs have survived from the 1890s, despite the fact that they can waste up to 13% of the goods. Can this collapsible version change that?<p>Before a 19th-century Connecticut inventor named Washington Wentworth Sheffield came up with the idea of using a collapsible lead …

Meet Boomer, an extraordinary little robot dinosaur by toy inventor NeverBen

Meet Boomer, an extraordinary little robot dinosaur by toy inventor NeverBen. Boomer is currently a toy prototype that’s slated for production in 2014, and his personality-filled training video has gone viral. Watch him play, growl, chomp, sit, eat, and change his moods based on interacting with the humans around him.

Three words – Flying Robot Orchestra. From KMel Robotics:

Three words – Flying Robot Orchestra. From KMel Robotics:<p>The hexrotors create music in ways never seen before, like playing a custom single string guitar hooked up to an electric guitar amp. Drums are hit using a deconstructed piano action. And there are bells. Lots of bells.<p>In the archives: a nano quadrotor swarm<i>, Let It Go</i> on wine glasses, pots, pans, and a gallon of milk, a Lego Bionicle toy robot band, and more bells.

On Its 25th Birthday, Game Boy Is Alive And Well In The Art World

We take a look back at some of the best art inspired by the officially-antique handheld console.<p>It was the best of times for our brains, and the worst of times for our button-mashed fingers: 25 years ago today Nintendo gave us the first Game Boy, and two-and-a-half decades later, the world …

10 Great Video Game Easter Egg Collections

Happy Easter, everybody! I’m guessing not many people will be choosing to read the Internet today instead of testing the limits of human chocolate …

3D Printed Raspberry Pi NES Case: NinTastic - Technabob

Out of all computers, the Raspberry Pi is most ripe for case mods because it’s tiny and doesn’t come with a case in the first place. We’ve seen a …

25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

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I see your nose 😊

I see your nose 😊

Retro Technology LEGO Kits by Chris McVeigh | Colossal

<p>Jack-of-all-trades artist and designer Chris McVeigh creates these awesome minimalist Lego models of outmoded technology including TVs, video game …

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Notegraphy, the Instagram for Typography App, Arrives on Android

Four months ago we covered Notegraphy, an Instagram-inspired editing app for creating notes with beautiful typography. At the time it was only available for iOS and Web, but that’s now changed with the introduction of an Android version.<p>Similar to its previous apps, you can use Notegraphy on …

From the BBC’s Ocean Giants documentary, watch this incredible clip to hear the extraordinary and mysterious song of the Humpback Whale

From the BBC’s Ocean Giants documentary, watch this incredible clip to hear the extraordinary and mysterious song of the Humpback Whale. Why do they sing (or hum)? Does it serve a purpose? Are they making music for pleasure? Are they talking?<p>If this clip disappears, you can find the entire documentary on Amazon. And in the archives: watch more whale videos, including a surprise diving encounter with a Humpback Whale, this huge baby Sperm Whale, and Whale Fall (After Life of a Whale).

The 10 Greatest Animated Disney Dogs in History

First off, let me start by saying these are my personal favorites as told by my eight-year-old self. So, if you have an issue with any of my choices, …

Read My Lips, No New ‘Tockses

Spread the Cute:<p>Oops, I meant, <i>know</i> new ‘tockses.<p>“Lale stares at photographers while exploring her enclosure at the zoo in Bremerhaven, Germany, for …

Photo Perfectly Captures Thin Line Between Humans And Sharks

Daniel Botelho is no stranger to photographing underwater seascapes dominated by sharks. But for his latest National Geographic assignment, seascapes alone wouldn't cut it -- he wanted a skyline as well.<p>The article, which focuses on Recife, Brazil, as one of the geographic hotspots for conflict …

Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah, You’ve Got The Look*

Spread the Cute:<p>We think Cats are the ones that are schemers. Manipulative planners. Masterminds of deceit, deception, and your inevitable demise. So …

The Heavy Breathing on the Phone Turns Out to Be ... a Dog

Heavy breathers on the phone have been around almost as long as the telephone itself. While it’s true that the first official phone call was …