Lionel Buckett squats barefoot on the stone outcropping that forms a natural verandah to his latest extraordinary creation. Weathered and weary with a shock of curly orange hair, he's looking out across a magnificent, pristine valley...Show More Summary
Being colorblind can make the world a duller place since it means you see some of the world’s most gorgeous colors as shades of gray. To fix this, Valspar Paint has been teaming up with glasses manufacturer EnChroma to create special glasses to help colorblind people see exactly what they’ve been missing. Show More Summary
There are times when we’re really in awe of how lazy people have become in regards to cooking. For example, boiling and straining pasta isn’t exactly an arduous task. In fact, it’s likely one of the very easiest things that you can do when you’re cooking at home. Show More Summary
Starting today, PS4, PS3 and Xperia smartphone and tablet owners will have access to Spotify through the new PlayStation Music app. PlayStation Music will replace the outmoded Music Unlimited service, giving Sony device owners access to Spotify’s 30 million songs and 1.5 billion playlists. Show More Summary
If you think all the streaming music in your Spotify library sounds like crap, perhaps some star power can help? At a press conference in New York, Jay Z and all his celebrity buddies teamed up to re-launch Tidal: a lossless music streaming service that will cost you double what the others do. More »
Following on from our quick hands-on with the HTC One M9 at the launch event in Barcelona, we take an in-depth look at the flagship phone HTC is hoping will see off competition from Apple and Samsung. With the One M8 being one of the most popular Android smartphones of all time, the M9’s got big shoes to fill – so... Show More Summary
Stephen Fry has quit social media site Instagram, telling his fans he was “hounded off” it by the press. The comedian and actor, who has a huge following on social media with 92,000 Instagram followers, said: “Newspapers, as ever, suck all the joy out of everything. Show More Summary
There’s nothing quite as retro-futuristic as the Philco Predicta television from the late 1950s. That bubbly, detached picture tube. The metal frame. It’s gorgeous. Unfortunately, the iconic TV set is also notoriously unreliable—and what good is a broken Predicta TV? Well, it turns out it makes a pretty bitchin’ monitor frame. Read more...
Few of us have the mental bandwidth to care about the latest hot new social thing. When Foursquare split its app, I never downloaded Swarm in protest. I never signed up for Ello. Do I sound too get-off-my-lawn when I say screw Snapchat? Read more...
The latest episode of Super-Fan Builds just hit the internet and this time the lucky recipient is a member of the 501st, a group of Star Wars fans who build their own replica costumes and visit hospitals and other charitable events while dressed in character. Show More Summary
There can’t be many racing car projects in recent years that have attracted as much interest and support as the radical DeltaWing and now its makers have announced that they’re going to build a road-going version. What they haven’t done, though, is hand out pictures of that road car. Show More Summary
Being a European auto tuner is an odd thing. It takes a certain amount of chutzpa to say, "What does someone like Mercedes know about auto design? I'll show them how to really do it." Yet, there are a number of tuning firms out there, and BRABUS has been at it longer than most. Show More Summary
It sounds like something from a science-fiction movie, but a biohacking group in California has managed to develop eye drops that temporarily give a human being excellent night vision. The chemicals used are still very much at the experimental...Show More Summary
If you've ever watched a flying bird weaving its way through a forest, you may have wondered how it could do so without hitting its wings on the trees. Well, birds actually do hit trees with their wings. Unlike the rigid wings of an aircraft, however, birds' wings simply fold back under impact, then immediately fold open again to maintain flight. Show More Summary