News broke out in 2012 that a feature-length Lego movie was happening and slated for a 2014 release. And it's true! It's going to happen! The first trailer shows LEGO figures and reveals that it's based on a "chosen one" kinda plot. And a lot of superhero mentions.
Berlin-based designers Ying Zhang and Ida Thonsgaard created a system called Playtime, which is a collection of chairs and tables made out of thin layers of tessellated wooden triangles, backed by a textile laminate. When these pieces are unfolded, they're flat like rugs. But when you snap together the embedded system of magnets and clips, each piece transforms into a 3D side table or stool. The surfaces are covered in patterns inspired by Japanese origami and Nordic textiles.
AMD is reported to be taking a leap into unknown territory as it prepares its first ever ARM chip.
Codenamed "Seattle", the new chip is apparently based on the architecture designed by ARM, which is now prolific in smartphones and tablets. According to the Wall Street Journal, the chips will be aimed at server systems where the same power savings required by mobile apps are becoming increasingly attractive.
Ever wonder how feathers came about? Would you believe that they were once donned by the dinosaurs? In this latest TED-Ed animated lecture created by artist Armella Leung, writer Carl Zimmer narrates how feathers evolved over 50 million years from dinosaur fuzz to bird plumage:
Google has confirmed plans for 'Project Loon', a mission that will launch internet-delivering balloons into the sky over remote locations in areas of the world (such as in jungles and mountains) that have poor Internet connection.
Does your guinea pig routinely dash off into armed combat when you're not looking? If you want to make sure he comes back home alive, then you might want to outfit it with it's very own handsome suit of armor.
If your life was suddenly turned into the latest primetime show, who would your TV dad be? There are so many TV dads for the world to look up to, and this flowchart from Mashable will help you figure out which one best describes your own dad:
Did you know Jackie Chan once sparred with martial arts legend Bruce Lee? Chan and Lee were shooting a bit part in Enter the Dragon. He shared the experience during an appearance on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight as part of the Best Story Ever series. And we have to admit, you can't top this story:
Ever notice how when the man of steel kicks butt in the comics, the bad guys simply get knocked out instead of being punched to smithereens?According to this video, if Superman really did punched folks in real life, you'd be less knocked out and more torn apart at the molecular level in a nuclear explosion.
These excited pups riding in cars will definitely make you excited about the upcoming weekend! Seriously, science needs to figure out why a montage of happy-go-lucky dogs can immediately induce a smile in humans.
Here's more nostalgia for all you kids from the 80s. Based on all the awesomeness that was 'Jem & The Holograms,' this short done by theactionroom places Jem and the gang in the 21st century. And you'll never guess where Synergy shows up:
Facebook has had a pretty bad rep when it comes to how they handle
photos of breast cancer survivors. Previous cases had included Facebook
administrators informing women that the photos had been tagged as
"offensive," before removing the subsequent posts and and images.