Jessica Nichols has one cute dog. Diesel, the 95 pound golden retriever, loves to spend his summer days in the pool… blowing bubbles. Not only can this pup blow bubbles flawlessly in the pool, he can do it on command. Diesel’s talent went viral on YouTube recently, grossing over half a million views in a […]
Maybe it's just everyone dumping ice water on their heads to promote charity, but Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage [Free / Free] going on sale seems awfully appropriate. And not only is it going on sale, it's completely free for a limited time as Apple's "App of the Week", likely in connection to developer Nitrome's latest
Google announced they have been developing a drone delivery system in the Australian outback, codenamed Project Wing. The Atlantic reported Google have been working on the project in secret for two years and by testing in Australia,Show More Summary
The early 3D printers of the 80s and 90s started off as cartesian bots, and this is what the RepRap project took a cue from for the earliest open source 3D printer designs. A bit later, the delta bot came on the scene, but this was merely a different way to move a toolhead around build plate. Show More Summary
Dyson has published a short 25-second video teaser on YouTube that shows the company’s next product – or at least what that product is able to observe around it. Called the “Dyson project N223,” the device should be unveiled on September...Show More Summary
Back in February we learned that Rovio had a new Angry Birds game in the works called Angry Birds Stella that featured an entirely brand new and mostly female cast of birds. Rovio stated Angry Birds Stella was "all about inspiration, empowerment and other real issues, without forgetting entertainment and quirky fun." It sounded really
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse [$0.99] has just gotten its second price cut, and boy is it a doozy. Sega's quasi-remake of the beloved Sega Genesis game has dropped all the way down from $9.99 to $0.99. This is a bargain price for what is a console/PC game that retails for $14.99, on mobile
A British games developer was reported to police after a visitor to his home saw plans for a game titled “Global Thermonuclear War.” The Guardian reports that Henry Smith had used whiteboards to make crude diagrams of the game, which will be an online multiplayer experience based around Google Maps. Following a visit by a […]
It is a rare moment when our collective attention turns toward causes as worthy as ALS. The Ice Bucket Challenge has become an example of the increased awareness and fundraising that can result from the combination of creativity, social media and a compelling cause. Like all media campaigns, this one also has its cynics. Show More Summary
Garages across the nation are crammed to the rafters with dusty dumbbells, ex-exercise bikes and untrodden treadmills, testament to the spirit being willing but the flesh being lazy. It’s no surprise, then, that quick-fix fads offering gym bodies without the actual effort have made millions for their inventors. Show More Summary
We know that hundreds of millions of years ago that fish left the water and eventually evolved into land animals. But what if we could see it happen right now? We sort of can. Scientists are raising fish to survive outside of water and to walk on land and they're changing right before our eyes. Read more...
It's new iOS game night and one of the most hotly-anticipated titles is finally upon us: Bioshock. Despite all the hemming and hawing over a graphical downgrade and touch controls, it's hard not to feel like Bioshock on iOS is a bit of magic when it's actually running in the palm of your hand. Besides
Watch as Henry Cavill and Amy Adams take the ice bucket challenge. Henry’s version of the challenge is rather more extreme than Amy’s but nowhere near as hardcore as the one from DaveHax, which you can watch at the bottom of this post. [Cruel Films | DaveHax]
Earlier this month, Ubisoft announced the imminent release of a touch-friendly version of Valiant Hearts: The Great War for iOS. The announcement came with news that the game would would be "based on the episodic format allowing players to play the game they way they want, just like for comic books of TV series." That's
The big news being discussed at VMworld 2014 this morning is the Nutanix, Inc. Series E funding round, which generated $140 million in financing. Nutanix, which provides a cost-effective method to move data around in the enterprise, is now valued … Continue reading ?
Gameloft's over-the-top arcade racer Asphalt 8 [Free] has just received a major update adding in a brand new track, some new vehicles, a new Season with 74 new events, and improved Twitch streaming integration. First off is the new track, set in the Middle Eastern city of Dubai. It features plenty of shiny skyscrapers, lots
Four years from now England, Scotland, or Wales (but probably Scotland) could be home to Europe's first commercial spaceplane cosmodrome
The low-cost, credit-card-sized minicomputer maker releases its latest model to fanboy and fangirl fanfare
Kate Bush gave her first concert in 35 years last night at the Hammersmith Odeon in London and she had one strict instruction for the fans who have waited across four calendar decades for her reappearance live on stage: No one was to use a mobile phone or film the performance. Specifically, no iPhones or iPads. Show More Summary
We're not sure what they've been pumping into the air at Fuji Xerox's R&D lab, but we definitely like the results. Following up on the robot printer that delivers documents right to your desk we've got another bizarre creation in the form of a telephoto megaphone that can amplify your voice but only for a single far-off listener. Read more...