Editor’s note: our O’Reilly Radar Summit: Bitcoin & the Blockchain will take place on January 17, 2015, at Fort Mason in San Francisco. Andreas Antonopoulos, Vitalik Buterin, Naval Ravikant, and Bill Janeway are but a few of the confirmed speakers …
Some amazingly beautiful footage of our planet as filmed from the ISS between 2011 and 2014. From Guillaume JUIN: What does astronaut see from up there? From the red soil of africa, the blue water of oceans, to the green lights of the poles and yellow light of human activity, discover, throught this journey to […]
Remarkable time-lapse video highlights the nighttime beauty and iconic architecture of numerous locations throughout Kansas City, Missouri. Video courtesy of Dan Wood. Follow him on Twitter, and see more of his work on Vimeo.
This video was created by data design agency After the Flood for BBC Science and Nature and takes a look at the science of Stars. Fascinating stuff. [After the Flood]
Proun+ [$3.99] is a game that probably should have been on iOS a long time ago. It makes too much sense, the tube racing, with its simple controls that are perfect for taps or tilts, its quick races, they all make for the ideal iOS game. That this is a port from PC to iOS
The time has finally come! The long-awaited Seabeard [Free] from HandCircus and Backflip Studios is now worldwide! We got word last week that the game was going to release on the 11th, but the particulars in charge have pulled the switch on the game a bit earlier than expected. I suppose it's Thursday if you're
A brilliant film by Josh Tanner for Perception Pictures. “The Landing” has won A LOT of awards and is definitely one of the most awesome shorts I’ve seen this year. A man returns to the Midwestern farm of his childhood on a desperate mission to unearth the horrifying truth of what landed there in the […]
2014 was chock full of YouTube moments that vaulted into pop culture. We got pranked by a spider dog in Poland, learned what it’s like to walk the street for 10 hours as a woman in NYC, and watched total strangers share a first kiss....Show More Summary
Nachobeard is a solo developer who last made the rad iPad game Hookball [$0.99 (HD)], which was basically the currently-unavailable Ziggurat with grappling hooks – though I think anything with grappling hooks is rad at some innate levels. I love games with grappling hooks. Sadly, Nacho's next game doesn't involve grappling hooks, but Cerulean Moon
Apple today debuted a new ad for the iPad Air 2 named "Change" which showcases the new tablet being used in a wide variety of professions and situations. The ad shows the tablet being used by artists, motorcycle enthusiasts, photographers,...Show More Summary
From Swedish animator Erik Wernquist: The film is a vision of our humanity’s future expansion into the Solar System. Although admittedly speculative, the visuals in the film are all based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might be like, if it ever happens. All the locations depicted in the film […]
The long-running flight simulator X-Plane has been kicking around on iOS in a number of versions for a while, with the main versions being the X-Plane HDEF-4G [$9.99] and X-Plane for iPad [$9.99 (HD)]. Well, X-Plane 10 is coming to iOS soon, as the game has been submitted, and we've learned a number of details
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Cool Travel Planner Site - WishBeen Today’s Cool Site of the Day is an app called WishBeen. @WishBeen was founded by a group of friends who made travel magazines. The idea of WishBeen was derived from seeing prints held in travelers’ hands as they walked out of airports. Show More Summary
"Goblins vs. Gnomes," the new 120-card expansion for Hearthstone [Free (HD)], will be available on December 8th. Where Hearthstone's previous expansion focused on oozing horrors, fell creatures, and Deathrattle mechanics, the cards introduced next week are full of novelty gadgets, kludged-together gizmos, and a new "Mech" tribal. Show More Summary
It's officially coming, but Toy Story 4 isn't hitting theaters until 2017—in fandom years that's like an eternity away. So to make the wait more bearable, Pixar has been churning out some equally enjoyable Toy Story short films, and the latest one, Toy Story That Time Forgot, premieres tonight. Read more...
Hackaday’s Trinket Everyday Carry Contest is heating up. In just one week we’ve already got over 30 entries! Many of the contenders are completely new open source projects based on the Pro Trinket. Our first drawing will be tonight, at 9pm EST. Show More Summary
Invictus Games has announced an interesting-looking auto-runner called GiveItUP that aims to deliver a difficult rhythmic challenge. Players control a black blob bouncing constantly forward, who's trying to land on green platforms, and avoid the spiked red ones. The blob can jump up or forwards to help avoid the hazards. But here's the thing: jumps
If you've ever wondered how the keyless hotel room locks work at Starwood Hotels, you're in for a treat. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak demonstrated the lock with the accompanying SPG app on his iPhone on video. Essentially, users launch...Show More Summary