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22 New TV Shows You Should Watch in 2017

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Turn an Old NES Zapper Into a DIY Remote Control

Duck Hunt? How about Lamp Hunt?<p>Even as Nintendo reissues its classic systems in new forms, its vintage stuff is still fantastic. The NES Zapper, an electronic light gun that worked with the old system, is a perfect example. But even if you don't want to play Duck Hunt, there are plenty of cool …

Meeting Mario: An insider's perspective on working at Nintendo

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>What is it like to work at Nintendo?</i><p><i>Answer below by Nathaniel Guy, amateur video game historian and former</i> …

HDMI Splitter Hack

One problem with my HDMI Ambilight project is that it can’t handle encrypted content, or more accurately, it can only handle encrypted content if I …

The MicSwap App Is Like Instagram For Your Voice

Making good, quality music requires creativity, confidence, and sometimes a lot of money. Between studio space, instruments, various microphones and plugins, and programs that add effects to your voice and mix and master your track, it can all add up pretty quickly…and that’s assuming you can do it …

Apps

30 Different Ways To Tie A Tie That Every Man Should Know

Here is a list of many different ways to tie a tie, for every and any occasion, many of which you probably never knew existed. We’ve gathered 30 of …

Celebrate 10 years in Azeroth with Blizzard’s World of Warcraft documentary

<i>World of Warcraft</i> turns 10 years old in 2014, and Blizzard has released a documentary to mark the occasion. <i>World of Warcraft: Looking for Group</i> is an …

"Are We the Only Technologically-Intensive Civilization in the Universe?" (Weekend Feature)

Human-caused climate change, ocean acidification and species extinctions may eventually threaten the collapse of civilization, according to some …

How 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Set Visitors Are Warned Not to Share Spoilers

Producer Frank Marshall revealed a greeting poster, which adorns a wall at Pinewood Studios<p>The first rule of <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> is, you do not …

Star Wars

The three lives of Blizzard Entertainment | Polygon

"The idea was to take all of the lessons that we learned from World of Warcraft [and start over] ... It turns out it’s still really complicated."<p>One thing regarding Titan became clear: It wasn’t shaping up.

Acorns Micro-Invests Your Spare Change

There’s a growing arsenal of apps that integrate with your daily spending habits to deliver smart tips on how to make the most of your money. BillGuard, for example, helps you combat credit card fraud and hidden merchant fees. But a new entrant to the personal finance space is looking to go the …

Building Robots With Raspberry Pi and Python

Pocket Metal Locator - Arduino<p>3D Printed Hot Wheels GoPro Car<p>Awful to Awesome: Replace a Mechanical Alarm Sound<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>***Remember that …

The Great Fall TV Cram (2014 Edition): 8 Sophomore Shows to Catch Up On Now

Now that 37 percent of the population is running cable networks and creating original programming, there's a whole lot of television out there. …

TV

The Making of Ghostbusters: How Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and “The Murricane” Built “The Perfect Comedy”

From a potential lead who died of a drug overdose to a marshmallow man suit that went up in flames, Ghostbusters looked like anything but a slam-dunk when Columbia Pictures made it. How Dan Aykroyd’s big idea led to an all-time comedy classic.<p>For the record, <b>Dan Aykroyd</b> really does believe in …

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The Vanishing Modem And Other Surprising Game Boy Advance Trivia

Now that we've learned 13 things you might not have known about the original Game Boy, Did You Know Gaming takes us into the next generation of …

Retrogaming

13 Things You Might Not Know About The Game Boy

Ah, the Game Boy. A classic handheld system that's been around for 25 years—meaning, it has a rich and fascinating history. Let's take a look back, …

Retrogaming

Can't code? Who cares — you can publish your own Flappy Bird clone today with Appy Pie's Game Builder

I just spent 10 minutes transforming into a game developer, and you could do the same.<p>Cloud-technology company Appy Pie is opening up its Game Builder tool to everyone, and this free application enables just about anyone to design a simple mobile game for iOS or Android in minutes. Once you have a …

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

Physical Analytics Part 2: Tracking Doors, Windows, More with Google Analytics

<i>See how often people come into your house or store with Google Analytics.</i><p>In my last post I went over all how I use the measurement protocol and …

The true story of the worst video game in history

"<i>E.T.</i> was the death of Atari." If you believe the urban legend, then that game, based on Steven Spielberg's blockbuster movie, is the sole reason Atari flopped in the 1980s. As the myth went, the company, allegedly so ashamed of the game, decided to bury millions of unsold cartridges in the New …

Chinese Noodles 101: How to Make Chow Mein With Four Vegetables

From crispy pan-fried noodles to a bowl of wonton noodle soup, fresh Chinese egg noodles are one of the most common noodles you'll find at Chinese restaurants. Just like Italian pasta or ramen, when cooked properly, they should have a firm bite and springy texture, and the wide variation in …

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a revival theater that he owns in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he …

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Fog Projection Combined with Gestural Interface to Create “Hologram Touchscreen”

If you’ve been through <i>Pirates of the Caribbean</i> at Disneyland since the 2006 <i>Dead Man’s Chest</i> re-fit, you probably recall the giant ghostly image of “Davy Jones” floating on what appears to be a waterfall in the ride’s Grotto area. Riders pass through the illusion without actually getting wet.<p>This …