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“That’s so much worse than I thought it would be!” Sarah Lacy takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

Earlier this afternoon, Pando’s Sarah Lacy accepted LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner’s “call-out” to do the Ice Bucket Challenge, to spread awareness of the ALS Association. Sarah’s son Eli did the honors, with a little help from me… The chain...Show More Summary

Tiny Sydney: A Tilt-Shift Time-Lapse Look at Sydney [Video]

A short tilt-shift film showing the city of Sydney. Tilt-shift effect applied in post-production. Shot from Bondi Beach, Sydney Tower Eye, Pylon Lookout, Dudley Page Reserve. [Filippo Rivetti]

The world is officially ready for a Benny Hill endless runner

There's absolutely no reason why I can't be playing Benny Chase on my iPhone right now. The post The world is officially ready for a Benny Hill endless runner appeared first on AppleTell.

We Now Know A Lot More About Edward Snowden's Epic Heist — And It's Troubling

Edward Snowden's in-depth interview with James Bamford of Wired offers details about his last job as a contractor for the NSA in Honolulu, which raise disconcerting questions about the motives of the former systems administrator. While...Show More Summary

Review: iHome’s iBN26 is a classy Bluetooth Speaker/speakerphone that won’t break the bank (Video)

If you haven’t heard of iHome products before now, they manufacture a wide variety of home audio accessories for iOS and Android devices. If you’re into Bluetooth speakers, they’ve got you covered. You’ll find Bluetooth speakers in just about every shape and size on the company’s website. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been […]

Science Fiction Movies: From 1902 to Today [Video]

This is a montage of some of the best science fiction films ever made. A total of 62 films ordered by release year, from 1902 to the present. Thanks for watching, enjoy. And here are the movies featured in the compilation: 1902- Voyage dans la lune 1927- Metropolis 1929- Fraud in Mond 1931- Frankenstein 1933-The […]

Ultra Street Fighter IV Ultra Combos in Static Camera: Super Hyper Turbo Interesting EX SD Remix

Unlike many of its predecessors, Street Fighter IV and its updated versions change the in-game camera’s perspective when characters perform their finishing moves. This is of course done to take advantage of the games’ awesome visual...

TouchArcade Game of the Week: 'Pako - Car Chase Simulator'

The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to. Now, before anyone goes over-thinking this, it doesn't necessarily mean our Game of the Week pick is the highest scoring game

I'm a believer

There's a lot of cynicism in tech. I'm a believer. I know users are supposed to be lazy and not care about freedom. But I think enough of them do to make a market. Products have to be easy. But they don't have to be effortless. We use lots of products that require effort, some specifically because they require effort. Show More Summary

Why Should You Enter The Hackaday Prize? Because [Ben Heck] Says So.

[Ben Heck] is well-known in the circles we frequent for being a consummate modder, tinkerer, builder, and hacker. We’ve seen his XBox 360 laptops, portabalized PS3s, the ultimate glue gun, and shutter shades that are too cool for [Kanye]. Show More Summary

84 Strangers in 11 Countries Helped Solve 1 Rubik's Cube

Solving a Rubik's Cube is hard enough as a one-person activity. So when 84 strangers, one monkey and one snake spanning 11 countries manage to make it work, it deserves the attention of the Internet Recent Harvard graduate Nuseir Yassin...Show More Summary

Tim Cook Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And Called On Dr. Dre To Do It, Too (AAPL)

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge — which has been bouncing all over the tech world — finally reached Apple's top executive, Tim Cook. Cook took the challenge yesterday at Apple's Cupertino headquarters in front of a live audience and alongside performing artist Michael Franti, whom he challenged to do the same that day. Show More Summary

Ten years of OpenStreetMap

Next to GPS, the most significant development in the Open Geo Data movement is OpenStreetMap (OSM), a community-driven mapping project whose goal is to create the most detailed, correct, and current open map of the world. This week, OSM celebrates …

Give Your Phone Super Powers — It's Easy!

iPhone apps are cool and all... but when are we going to see some really powerful tricks? Turns out there's one way, at least, to give your phone heat vision. So that's a start See also: 5 Pranks to Play on Your Friend's iPhone Elliott...Show More Summary

In The Airplane Of The Future, Every Seat Is A Window Seat

Depending on how you think about it, the IXION Windowless Jet Concept either has no windows or it has all the windows. Cameras on the exterior of this as-yet-unbuilt jet would provide jaw-dropping 360-degree views of what you'd be seeing if your airplane was just a transparent glass tube shuttling through the sky. Show More Summary

Three Minutes Of Spinning Tops That Are Impossible To Stop Watching

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This short film takes its inspiration from the 1969 film Tops directed by famed designers Ray and Charles Eames, and is literally nothing more than footage of spinning tops of all shapes, sizes, and colors. But don't be fooled, it's more captivating as anything Hollywood has produced in the past decade. Read more...

Weekend Reading: Aug. 15th Edition — Xbox ignites gamescom, Satya Nadella names Hackathon winner, gets ice bath

We soared this week with big news for gamers, the naming of Hackathon and Microsoft Ventures winners, and the announcement of a high-flying partnership with a major airline. Read on! It was wall-to-wall Xbox at gamescom 2014, Europe’s biggest video games expo. Show More Summary

Retro Time Tech: [Fran] and Pocket Watches

Whether you own a pocket watch, want to own one, or just plain think they’re cool, [Fran's] video on setting and regulating pocket watches provides a comprehensive overview on these beautiful works of mechanical art. After addressing...Show More Summary

Bungee jumping in a F1 car seems like a crazy thing to do

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Here's video from Top Gear showing the Stig making a 300 foot bungee jump while strapped inside a F1 car. It's exhilarating and completely nuts but must have been so ridiculously fun to do. Sometimes, just bungee jumping or just driving an F1 car isn't enough. You gotta do both at the same time. Read more...

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