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Hozier: Angel Of Small Death & The Codeine Scene

Hozier has been on my musical radar ever since Take Me To Church came out — by which I mean that one song has been saved on my phone since then. But it was only this week that I started discovering how fantastic his lesser-known stuff is. Read more...

Audience Pong and RC Trash bins: An intro to TEI

This past weekend, I had the chance to visit this year’s Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction Conference (TEI) and catch up with a number of designers in the human-computer-interaction space. The conference brings together aShow More Summary

Google Fiber is (possibly) heading to North Carolina

North Carolina residents might soon see Google Fiber vans driving down the streets. According to several publications, Mountain View has invited local Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham officials to a super secret "Save the Date" event on Wednesday, Januar...

US Navy To Publicly Show Their Amazing Railgun For The First Time Ever

Video: The US Navy will publicly show their formidable railgun at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo in Washington DC on 4 February. The electromagnetic cannon launches solid projectiles over 100 nautical miles at more than six times the speed of sound. You can see it in action above. More »      

Why You Should Care That The FCC Is Trying To Redefine Broadband

In the wake of the ongoing net neutrality argument, another equally important squabble between regulators and telecoms companies has been overlooked. The FCC is trying to redefine 'broadband' as "internet which is actually fast enough to use", and telecoms companies don't like that one little bit. Read more...

This Entrepreneur Quit His Day Job To Make A Little Rubber Thing For Your Headphones

A cursory search under “headphone management” will bring up virtually hundreds of products. Spoolee’s novel contribution to the category is a twig adrift in an ocean of competition. This seems like a small and unusual product for us to cover but there are three things that make this product stand out and that are worth mentioning: Read More

Warner Bros Planning New Animated Jetsons Movie

Deadline first broke the story last night that Warner Bros. has hired Matt Lieberman to pen the script for a feature length animated version of The Jetsons. The big question: Will it be 2D or 3D animation? More »      

Walmart's Chromecast Knockoff: Vudu-Only, Somehow Not Just a Bad Dream

There's too much year left to name Vudu Spark the worst gadget of 2015. But it will without question go down as the most cynical. Read more...

The Godmother of Virtual Reality: Nonny de la Peña

"Print stuff didn't scratch the itch. Documentary didn't scratch the itch. TV drama didn't scratch the itch. It wasn't until I started building this stuff. There was no way I could do anything else. I just couldn't do anything else. I don't know even...

Bad Graphic Design Puns For Designer In-Jokes

Spending hours laboring over an InDesign template can feel like thankless work, especially when your team of oh-so-gifted writers don't understand the concept of a word limit. But at least while you're shedding bitter tears for butchered layouts, these design puns will give you something else to groan about. Read more...

These Nearly-Invisible Sea Creatures Fill the Oceans with Beauty

The tiny bits of life that fill our oceans are as beautiful as the illuminated gasses that fill our universe. Here is an incredible gallery of microscopic creatures whose crystalline bodies look like stars. Read more...

Walmart quietly launches its low-cost streaming video stick

Do you like the idea of a streaming media stick for your TV, but find that even Google's Chromecast or Amazon's Fire TV Stick costs more than you're willing to pay? You'll want to visit your local Walmart, then. The big-box retailer tells GigaOM that...

When Handmade Circuits Become Art

This mind boggling piece of art took hundreds of hours to make over a period of three years. The entire structure is composed of thousands of components, all of which are part of the clocks circuit. They call it, The Clock. Each component was hand soldered in this ridiculously complex 3D structure. Show More Summary

The claim process for Sony's $15 million PSN breach lawsuit starts now

Been waiting for Sony to start dishing out the $15 million in restitution for the 2011 breach that took its PlayStation Network and Qriocity services down back in 2011? Well, thanks to the outfit putting a claim form online, now you can start the pay...

Alan Turing's Hidden Manuscripts Are Up For Auction

Alan Turing was a British mathematician who both broke the infamous Enigma code, enabling Britain to stay alive during WWII, and also the father of computer science and artificial intelligence. He's the reason why people have laboured for decades to beat the 'Turing Test', and also the reason why submarines didn't break the UK in 1942. Read more...

Warner Bros Planning New Animated Jetsons Movie

Deadline first broke the story last night that Warner Bros. has hired Matt Lieberman to pen the script for a feature length animated movie. The big question: Will it be 2D or 3D animation? Read more...

Trinket uses RF to track you through the house

If you carry a cell phone with GPS, you always know where you are on the planet. But what about inside buildings or even your own home? Knowing if you’re in the kitchen or the living room would be a great feature for home automation systems. Show More Summary

Mini Tens helps relief you of pain

There is only so much punishment that one’s own body can take before it starts to break down – or break apart. Needless to say, if you were to push your own body too hard in an exercise session, or when you have overstretched yourself when shifting some heavy stuff around, you will most probably end up with aches the next day – or perhaps a couple of days after...

This Beautiful Photo Spells Doom For The Sea

This photo looks innocent enough: a simple, breathtakingly beautiful long-exposure shot of algae along the Hong Kong shoreline. But under the surface, the blue luminescence, called 'Sea Sparkle', is bad news for the ocean. Read more...

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