Stephen Dammekens

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Top 5 Superhero Video Games

There have been a ton of superhero games that have come out over the years. But let’s be real, a lot of them have been pretty bad. Superhero games …

Get Jetpack Joyride and 7 other great iOS games absolutely free

Halfbrick Studios, the folks behind massively popular endless-runner <i>Jetpack Joyride</i> have decided that the best way to get you to play their games is to give them away for a grand total of nothing.<p>The Brisbane-based game development studio was founded in 2001, and has gone on to make a ton of …

Facebook’s Snapchat competitor arrives on the App Store, then appropriately disappears

As we noted a few weeks ago, Facebook is currently in the process of developing a new Snapchat-like chat service separate from its main Messenger/Facebook inbox offering, even though it just recently removed its Poke app from the App Store.<p>Today Facebook “accidentally” published an early version of …

Hackers Find a New Way Into Your Home

Smart TVs are one of the newest device categories to gain mass adoption. Yet their adoption could cause more harm than it's worth—for Europeans, at …

Is Los Angeles The Next Great Walkable City?

A new report on urban walkability finds hope in L.A.’s recent rail investments.<p>Los Angeles, city of bumper-to-bumper freeway traffic, could be an up-and-coming city for pedestrian-oriented development, according to a new report ranking walkable urban areas in the U.S.<p>The report was done by LOCUS, a …

Urban Design

You gotta see this: hundreds of thousands of ducks flood a street

Vine

New Impossibly Tiny Landscapes Painted on Food by Hasan Kale | Colossal

<p>From onion peels to kiwi seeds or even bits of chocolate, it seems any canvas is sufficient for Turkish artist Hasan Kale (previously) as long as it …

The Man Was Fat Shamed. Then, He Was Game Boy Advance Shamed.

Twitter gives everyone a voice. Too bad some people use that voice to be mean to people they don't know.<p>Today in Japan, the following tweet appeared …

Game Boy Advance

How To Build A Life-Size Monster Hunter Dragon

Ever wonder how the giant displays at conventions like E3 get made? Well the folks at Tested took a step-by-step look at the making of a giant dragon …

Monster Hunter

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

The Aero-X hoverbike from Aerofex is slated for a commercial release in 2017 for just $85,000. Chump change, right?<p>Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has …

Carbon Fiber

A 56-year-old prototype of the first microchip going up for auction

Without the integrated circuit (IC) basically none of the things you take for granted in your life would exist. And it's not just your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Your TV, microwave even your car is loaded with microchips. Auction house Christie's will be selling-off an early prototype of the …

Are sewers flooded with illegal drugs?

Wading through sewage promises to reveal illegal drug use in a city, says Philip Ball, but are we getting a true picture?<p>“Sewage epidemiologist” doesn’t sound like the kind of job that will have applications flooding in. But it is a rapidly growing field. One of its primary goals is to figure out …

Research

The Man Who's Making A Home 3-D Metal Printer

Plus other ways to get your ideas cast in steel, bronze, and bismuth alloy<p>Sure, manufacturing companies have 3-D printers that are able to weld metal pieces. You can even send designs to Shapeways to get them printed in steel. But wouldn't you want your own metal 3-D printer at home? One California …

3D Printing

First 3D-printed, open-source humanoid robot

7 Awesome Astronomical Sights You Can See Without a Telescope

Think you need to buy an expensive telescope to do some backyard astronomy? Think Again.

Swimming with elephants in Thailand http://t.co/2SJsOr9hi7

Battlefield Hardline Beta Now Open on PC

Take to the streets of Los Angeles on PC.<p>The beta for Visceral Games and DICE's shooter Battlefield Hardline is now open to all Windows PC users, EA …