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Watch this motorcyclist crash into the back of a car then miraculously land on its roof feet first

While we’ve been wowed all year by various GoPro videos that give us a first-person perspective of incredibly crazy situations and stunts, there are times when showing something from a third-person perspective is really the only way to do it justice. Show More Summary

New iPhone Games Coming Tonight: 'Ancient Battle: Hannibal', 'Motorsport Manager', 'Swing Copters' and More

It's the butt crack of dawn Wednesday morning, and the App Store in New Zealand just dumped a fresh load of new iOS games on to the world. The list this week is a little sparse, so far anyway, but maybe that's because everyone knows better than to release something around the same time as

Announcing the All-New Beginner's Guide to Link Building

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Posted by Trevor-Klein It is my great pleasure to announce the release of Moz's third guide for marketers, written by the inimitable Paddy Moogan of Distilled: We could tell you all about how high-quality, authoritative links pointing...Show More Summary

Artist speed paints a painting you can't see until the very last second

Speed painting can be purposefully misleading but it's always fun to have your brain pump in that delayed "Ohhhh" reaction once you realize what's going on. You feel like a complete idiot with your mouth open until you see it. And even then, you're not completely sure it's not sorcery. Read more...

Check Out 'The Firm', the 'Timberman' for Wall Streeters

If you have a soft spot for simple to grasp, difficult to master twitch games that you can play on your iPhone with just one hand, like I do, a pretty cool one launched yesterday called The Firm [$0.99] from Sunnyside Games. The goal is pretty simple: buy green-colored stocks when they're on the rise,

8-bit video game version of Sin City looks like a pixelated comic book

Obviously, it's not quite as stylized and sexy as the original Sin City but this 8-bit video game version by CineFix does a great job in mimicking the original by adding the perfect dab of color to accentuate the shadowy world of the graphic novel. The whole thing plays out like a comic strip. Read more...

CGI Makeup Changes In Real Time [Video]

A Japanese company has created movie “makeup” that can be applied instantly and changed without a break – by effectively turning a face into a projection screen. Omote’s technology works in a similar way to the motion capture used in many games. As CNET explains: Taking his inspiration from the Noh mask, Asai first laser-scanned […]

'Stop The Bots' Review - Stop The Bots, Can't Stop The Bots

There sure are a lot of puzzle platformers around these days, aren't there? This was a huge genre back in the 8-bit days, and it's had a huge resurgence of late, spearheaded by games like Braid and its ilk. There's certainly a lot of them on iOS, which is sort of an interesting outcome when

501st Legion Takes The Ice Bucket Challenge [Video]

OK, we did think the Bill Gates one would be the last we posted in case the ice bucket fad got old, but we couldn’t resist. JJ Abrams challenged the 501st Legion, a group of Star Wars cosplayers (with high entry standards)  who do a lot of appearances for charity. Challenge accepted… ALS Ice Bucket Challenge […]

'They Need to Be Fed 3' Surprise Launches on the App Store

Way back in November of 2010, developer Jesse Venbrux released a wonderful little puzzle platformer called They Need To Be Fed [$0.99 / Free]. It had you playing an adorable, armless little silhouette character with big eyes and a curlycue of hair as you traversed many different kinds of platforms and avoided deadly hazards on

Don Pardo Was an 'SNL' Legend and the Voice of NBC

Don Pardo died Monday, robbing the world of the booming baritone voice that introduced us to legions of comedians and actors The legendary TV and radio announcer, 96 at the time of death, was best known for working on Saturday Night Live, as the iconic voice that opened the show every week. Show More Summary

Taylor Swift Releases “Shake It Off” Music Video, Fun Anthem Or Perpetuating Stereotypes? [Watch]

sigh With under 24 hours of being on the internet, Taylor Swift’s single off her upcoming album, 1989, and the accompanying music video for “Shake It Off” have been getting the most ridiculous mixed reactions. First off, whatever you think about the song and the video, the public should get used to it because this […]

If Cereals Had Action Figures

Back when I was a kid, the prizes in cereal boxes used to be pretty great, but then some stupid kids had to go swallow their toys and ruin it for everyone. The lawyers intervened, and…

Retrotechtacular: Forces Acting On An Airfoil

We’ve probably all experimented with a very clear demonstration of the basic principles of lift: if you’re riding in a car and you put your flattened hand out the window at different angles, your hand will rise and fall like an airplane’s wing, or airfoil. Show More Summary

Mailbox for Mac reaches public beta, packs draft support, new “snooze to desktop” feature

The team behind the famed Mailbox mobile application demoed a very early preview of the app for Mac back in April of this year, not long after announcing that the platform had been acquired by Dropbox. But the team has seemingly been making steady progress, hoping to create the perfect desktop counterpart to its mobile […]

Can HP IDOL jumpstart the Big Data app economy? | #HPBigData2014

Hewlett-Packard Co. is looking to take the driver’s seat in bringing about the era of pre-packaged analytic applications with the IDOL platform from Autonomy, and according to the head of product marketing for the subsidiary, it already has results to … Continue reading ?

Be My Doctor Who Girl [Video]

A great fan-made video to accompany a song by comic musician Mitch Benn. Note that it’s from a 2002 album, so addresses the role of the assistant in the original run of the show. If you like this style of song, you may also like “Macbeth” (My Name Is) from the same album, which combines […]

Ahead of VMworld 2014 : VMware’s milestones of past 12 months

Server virtualization leader VMware, Inc. has experienced significant growth since its VMworld 2013 conference last August. From two major acquisitions to product announcements and management changes, VMware has been quite the busy virtualization bee. Today, just days ahead of the … Continue reading ?

Cloud and analytics ratcheting each other up the enterprise | #HPBigData2014

The democratization of compute and storage catalyzed by the rise of the public cloud is driving more and more organizations for whom large-scale analytics were previously cost-prohibitive to tap into their internal, fast-growing information troves. That increasing data use in … Continue reading ?

Leaked video all but confirms an incredibly cool iPhone 6 feature

Following a series of reports detailing the imminent arrival of a new iPhone accessory that’s supposed to be even better than its predecessor – i.e., a Lighting-to-USB cable that’s reversible at both ends – insider Sonny Dickson published a short video on his YouTube channel showing the cable in action. Show More Summary

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