Man at Arms: Reforged made life-size replicas of the Viper School’s Serpentine swords from The Witcher 3. They forged the steel one, while they used CNC machines for the silver-plated sword.
QUOTE | “They were sparring, with a little braggadocio, a little machismo, in a very immature way. Our employee said something he shouldn’t have said. It’s embarrassing.” - Kabam SVP Steve Swasey, explaining why competitor Machine Zone is suing Kabam over trade secrets. Read more...
It is a sad day for many of us who held on to the belief that BMW was still a producer of the “Ultimate Driving Machine.” For the 2016 model year, the automaker has discontinued the manual transmission option in the 228i, 328i and 428i models. We have only ourselves to blame. Read more...
The oldest technology is new again, Intel seemed to be saying at the keynote address that kicked off the Intel Developer Forum here Tuesday morning.An elaborate (and enormous) Rube Goldberg machine filled the stage, and when activated, it produced (with the help of myriad platforms, levers, and bowling balls) three clear-plastic bubbles containing the letters […]
In a surprising move, the German Defense Ministry has accepted an order of 600 new rifles and 600 machine guns to replace the troubled HK G36 that was savaged by scandal earlier this year. Their choice? The 7.62x51mm HK 417 rifle. The...Show More Summary
Alright, if you haven’t seen Breaking Bad’s final episode, then stop right here because we’re now entering spoiler territory! If you have, well, you’ll be very aware of a certain piece of boot weaponry that served as a lead-powered denouement for the series. Show More Summary
With more than 100 three-reel slot machines, 40-plus jukeboxes, and dozens of other high-quality arcade and gambling machines from the turn of the 20th century, Morphy Auctions Las Vegas? Oct. 16-18 Coin-Op & Advertising Auction is sure to be the event of the season for coin-op collectors and antique enthusiasts. Show More Summary
Montreal, Canada-based Minority Media Inc. launched "Time Machine VR," one of the first VR exclusive titles in "Early Access" through Steam. The company is showing the game off to attendees at PAX Prime, and has the game on sale for the weekend.
Marvel Heroes 2015 is looking at another rebranding in the near future, with the first details on the newly-dubbed Marvel Heroes 2016 set to be unveiled this Sunday at PAX Prime. But if the "2015" moniker is going away, it's certainly...Show More Summary
These swarming drones could be intelligent machines that carry weapons or supplies.
Screencaps via In his latest project, French artist Maxime Guyon analyzes the evolution of photography under the lens of “exaptation”, a term originally relating to an evolutionary phenomenon, where one trait of a species shifts toward a new and different function as it evolves further. Show More Summary
Hamster Wheel, the guys behind 3M's viral new Brand Machine video, tell us what makes a Rube Goldberg great. If nothing else, 3M is an impressive company for the sheer breadth of products it offers. According to Wikipedia, it makes more...Show More Summary
Despite the crowded field of Republican presidential candidates, conservative talk radio seem unified on their favorite: Donald Trump. Thanks to talk radio, Buzzfeed's Rosie Gray noted in her August 27 article "The Real Media Machine...Show More Summary
Seriously, we need this new time-travel cop show (called Time) to be on television now. Or maybe a year or two ago, if the creators of the show have an actual time machine. The series is described as “Mission Impossible meets Back to the Future,” and it’s from two of our favorite creators. Read more...
French synth-lord Jean-Michel Jarre announced today that he will be releasing a new full-length titled Electronica 1: The Time Machine, which features a list of impressive collaborators. We’ve already heard songs that Jarre co-produced with M83 before, but this new album will also include input from Laurie Anderson, Pete Townshend, Fuck Buttons, Little Boots, Moby, […]
Left-on-left crime is embarrassing, frustrating and counter-productive to progressive causes
It's not uncommon to see people hitting treadmills and ellipticals to get in shape, but back in the 1940s an exercise machine called the Streamliner was introduced, and it was supposed to fight the "battle of the bulge" for you (YouTube...Show More Summary
The Peugeot 308 Racing Cup is the French brand's future customer racer. It sports a massive wing hanging way off the back and debuts at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Continue reading Peugeot 308 Racing Cup turns hot hatch into track...Show More Summary
I could go either way on Project Treasure, which has recently had a name switch into Lost Reavers. Shooting mummies with machine guns in a dungeon crawling format looks awesome, as do the Souls-esque boss fights, but the free-to-play...Show More Summary
Software is already cracking theorems that humans have struggled to prove. Future computers could take mathematics to places too complex for our brains to follow