Hanging over one of the lounges at Amsterdam’s Schipol airport is an unusual clock that instead of moving hands, features the work of artist Maarten Haas. For 12 straight hours the artist filmed himself painting and repainting the clock’s hour and minute hands, in real-time, minute by minute, so that it accurately displayed the time. Read more...
Finally the workings of the official BB-8 that you’ve seen rolling around at various events have been revealed. Its makers [Matt Denton] and [Josh Lee] participated in an hour-long presentation at Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016 just this past week where the various views of its internals were shown in action. Show More Summary
Michael Bolognino needed to find a way to prove that spreadsheets aren't just for tracking budgets or running equations. As the product marketing manager for Google Apps, his job is to c ome up with large-scale projects that showcase ...Show More Summary
"Hey! This app is using up all my data!" I was expecting to see a flood of tweets and comments with similar sentiments shortly after the " Pokémon GO" craze began a couple of weeks ago. Instead, I was met with silence regarding anything...Show More Summary
Keven McAlester’s short film which compares Los Angeles’ Bunker Hill in the 1940s to today using perfectly synced footage is the closest thing we can get to experiencing legitimate time travel. Read more...
There's a new consumer drone in town and it's got a real need for speed. With an average top speed of around 70 miles per hour (the drone can reportedly fly at up to 85 mph in the right conditions), the Teal drone is nearly twice as fast as DJI's Phantom 4. Show More Summary
A major policy event during my stint as a congressional staffer in the summer of 2005 was the Supreme Court's Brand X case, one of several milestones in a long struggle over what would become nearly a household term: net neutrality.Show More Summary
Pokemon Go is an augmented reality (AR) game that instantly went viral. Looking through the camera on your phone, you interact with objects that appear as if they’re part of your real-life surroundings. The game is incredibly addictive, as millions of Pokemon fans old and new are playing it around the world. Show More Summary
Don't let your home screen fall into a rut — switch out your wallpaper! You don't have to pull out a complex new theme like Spider-Man to bring a breath of fresh air to your home screen. A new wallpaper can do wonders, and launchers like Action Launcher can re-theme your entire home screen around a good wallpaper. Show More Summary
Early Wednesday morning, astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) welcomed a Dragon capsule, SpaceX's uncrewed spacecraft, and the 5,000 lbs. of fresh cargo it carried. The mission marks part of a new era for NASA, which...Show More Summary
A trip inside the “holy grail” of exoplanet research.
As robot projects go, [creative ideas km]’s isn’t going to impress many Hackaday readers. Still, as an art project or something to do with the kids, it might be fun. But the reason it caught our interest wasn’t the actual robot, but the improvised soldering iron used in its construction. The robot itself isn’t really autonomous. Show More Summary
How big is Jupiter? The NASA spacecraft Juno successfully entered Jupiter's orbit on July 4th, and has begun its months-long survey of the gas giant. We likely won't see much of the rich data the probe collects until late August or September,...Show More Summary
Only a completely desperate scammer would be willing to offer book reviews for a cash transfer. In episode five of Scamalot, comedian James Veitch receives an email from his friend Robert, who claims he is stuck on vacation and needs...Show More Summary
It seems that all you need to do to get your hands on an iPhone 7 shell is go to China, were parts providers would sell you such parts. A new video from the region features a comparison between the iPhone 6s and an iPhone 7. DON’T MISS:...Show More Summary
Video: Remember the bullet time sequence from The Matrix? It used an array of cameras in series capturing video simultaneously, with a crack editor stitching them together in post-production to create three-dimensional freeze-framed moments. Show More Summary
The modern motorcycle represents the pinnacle of over a century of refinement in design and manufacture of its every component. A modest outlay will secure you a machine capable of three figure speeds with impeccable handling, breathtaking...Show More Summary
Self-driving cars will be terribly exciting once they’re ready for mass consumption. Carmakers are still refining the software-hardware combinations that will make driverless cars feasible, while lawmakers are coming up with the required...Show More Summary
Suicide Squad hits theaters in just two weeks, on August 5th. We’ve seen plenty of trailers that introduced some of the bad guys that are going to do some good for humanity in this strange anti-superhero movie, and the final trailerShow More Summary
My former colleague Ellis Hamburger and I have a running inside joke. When Apple releases its "S" model iPhone every other year, I tease him for being caught on the boring iPhone upgrade cycle with the same design, while I get the shiny...Show More Summary