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Brand new song made with random YouTube clips might be the best one yet

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

I don't know how mash up star Kutiman keeps making such kick ass music just using YouTube clips. And this new song No One In This World might be the best yet. The musical magician lifts random clips off YouTube and seamlessly blends them together into something so stunning, you'd think it was recorded in a professional studio. Read more...

How The Amazing Spider-Man 2 should have ended

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 needs so much fixing that the folks at HISHE saw it fit to pretty much re-write the entire movie. Too bad the people making the movie didn't feel the same way because they left us with an electric turd of a superhero sequel that ruined everything charming about the first movie. Read more...

Retrotechtacular: The Diesel Story

The diesel engine was, like many things, born of necessity. The main engine types of the day—hot bulb oil, steam, coal gas, and gasoline—were not so thermally efficient or ideal for doing heavy-duty work like driving large-scale electrical generators. Show More Summary

Two Dancers Just Pwned Gravity by Suspending Themselves from a Building

I am a professional dancer. No really, my other job involves not just performing, but also running and directing the Ballet Theatre of Indiana. That’s why this particular GoPro video caught my eye. Normally, GoPro videos…

A Robotic Octopus Would Surely Be Captain Nemo's Worst Nightmare

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When designing robots it only makes sense to occasionally take a peek at what Mother Nature has already come up with for surviving and navigating our planet. But do robotics researchers have to keep choosing the world's most creepiest...Show More Summary

Magnetized iron dust moves in crazy patterns with the music

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Watch these metal filings mesmerizingly dance the night away as the music pumps in. The board, which is made by TechnoFrolics, uses iron dust in a choreographed magnetic field to react to noise. It looks like a field of waving dancing metal mini trees. Read more...

This beastly sword with an arc reactor would make Iron Man even cooler

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Though I think Tony Stark would try to invent some sort of laser if he made his own saber and that Iron Man doesn't quite need a sword with all his weaponry, this beast of a sword made by Man At Arms: Reforged would still look pretty badass when used with Iron Man's suit. Read more...

World’s Largest “Nixie” Clock at World Maker Faire

World Maker Faire was host to some incredible projects. Among the favorites was Nixie Rex [YouTube Link]. Nixie Rex is actually a Panaplex display, since it’s glow comes from 7 planer segments rather than 10 stacked wire digits. One thing that can’t be contested is the fact that Rex is BIG. Show More Summary

The hidden dark side of the iPhone 6 launch

Earlier on Monday we learned that Apple shattered all previous iPhone launch records, as customers couldn’t wait to get their device over its launch weekend. People were willing to wake up in the middle of the night to make sure they get their desired iPhone model or to stay in line for days to grab one in the store come launch Friday. Show More Summary

Animated Music Video Jumps Across 14 iPhones and iPads in One Shot

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In a time where everything you see on TV and in the movies could easily be faked with computer graphics, it's nice when someone goes the extra mile to create something special using old-school techniques. For its new single Knock Knock,...Show More Summary

Hack Allows Android Apps to Run on Google Chrome: Play Store Unchained

To bolster the software library of Chrome OS, Google made App Runtime for Chrome (ARC), which allows Android apps to run on the lightweight operating system. Software developer Vlad Filippov aka Vladikoff went beyond what Google…

iPhone 6 soaked in liquid-nitrogen shatters like a Terminator T-1000

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

RatedRR bought six iPhone 6 to torture them in every way imaginable. Their first test was to submerge one in liquid nitrogen and then use a hammer to smash it. Like the T-1000 in Terminator 2, the phone shatters in a billion pieces. Their drop test also shows their new glass shatters just like any glass. Read more...

A new robot ‘finger’ is the most sensitive yet

Computer scientists in the U.S have made a sensor that allows a robot to ‘feel’ where it needs to go, meaning it can pick up and plug in a USB cable. That might not sound like such a big deal (I did it myself just this morning), but it’s actually a breakthrough. Show More Summary

A Li-ion Battery Charging Guide

Although [pinomelean's] Lithium-ion battery guide sounds like the topic is a bit specific, you’ll find a number of rechargeable battery basics discussed at length. Don’t know what a C-rate is? Pfffft. Roll up those sleeves and let’sShow More Summary

Manakamana Captures the Entire Country of Nepal in Just One Cable Car

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez' Manakamana isn't a film for everyone. Labeled as experimental, it comes with the territory that this isn't your average doc with an identifiable beginning, middle, and end. Instead Manakamana is something you've never seen before, and that's why it's worth watching. Read more...

Hackaday Links: September 21, 2014

Obviously the best way to show you’ve pwned a piece of hardware is to run Doom on it. This time around it’s not just a hardware hack but a security hack. [Michael Jordan] demonstrates a network vulnerability on a Canon printer by making it run Doom. Show More Summary

Ask Hackaday: How Would You Build a Clock Clock?

Hotel art often elicits less than a glance from most patrons. But we have to admit if we came across a piece like this we’d be compelled to record a video for later reference. That’s actually where the video came from, this was spotted...Show More Summary

Flite Test at NYC Maker Faire

NYC Maker Faire may be a no fly zone this year, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of the Flite Test Crew. We met with Flite Test outside their tent in the R/C and drone area of Maker Faire. [Josh Bixler and Alex Zvada] are two of the hosts of the popular YouTube channel. Show More Summary

Mountaineers Lit the Matterhorn to Celebrate 150 Years of Climbing

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Matterhorn is one of the highest peaks in the Alps, and its successful ascent in 1865 marked the end of the Golden Age of mountain climbing. This year, a team of daring mountaineers scaled the rocky peak to light it up as a tribute to the men who first conquered its peak. What a view. Read more...

The Reality of the iPhone Line Is a Black Market Nightmare

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This week, people camped outside Apple stores for days anticipating the iPhone 6. But those line-waiters weren't all frenzied Apple fans high on the joy of a new smartphone: As filmmaker Casey Neistat portrays it, many of the line-sitters were buying the new iPhone to immediately resell it on the black market. Read more...

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