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.
Casey Neistat's movies are homegrown and downright eccentric, as if they were built from sticks and stones. And they're brilliant. Brilliant enough to capture the attention of The New York Times website and HBO's audience.
Here's an neat idea on what to do with all those hardcover books
gathering dust in your shelf. Back in May 2013, the Seattle Public
Library decided to create the world’s longest book domino chain by using
2,131 retired and donated books. The event marked the launch of the library’s 2013 Summer Reading Program.
Tying a bow tie is a skill that requires lots of practice. But if you want to look good without dealing with all the fuss, then this plastic 3D printed bow tie might be just the thing. Created by Japanese studio MONOCIRCUS, the bow tie includes an ingenious slot that clips right on top of the top button of your collared shirt.
So wrong and yet so tempting. The Durian Crunch McFlurry is a combination of the infamous "King of Fruits" with soft serve ice cream. This limited edition item will be made available at their Singapore-based “Dessert Kiosk outlets.”
Being beautiful is one thing, but you have to have more than just a winning smile to earn the title of Miss USA. For this year's pageant, Marissa Powell who represented Utah came this close to the crown but was stumped during the Q&A part of the finals when one of the judges asked her this question: