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.
Shanks FX came up with a cool way to recreate the Star Trek teleportation effect using Christmas lights. The effects involve only a person or thing, spinning chair, and christmas lights. The lights are wrapped around the person or thing, on the spinning chair. Check it out in the video below:
Check out this Zipster Tie, which is basically just a giant zipper that doubles as a necktie. Available in a variety of bright colors, these unique ties can also be trimmed to the appropriate length. It's a pretty cool way to dress up a plain outfit as long as you don't accidentally get snagged in the process.
Who wouldn't want to be as strong as Superman? However, the reason why humans can't punch through steel mainly has to do with the biological and genetic limitations which prevent us from developing that kind of superhuman strength. But as this latest AsapSCIENCE video explains, that doesn't mean that superhuman strength isn't possible in the near future. Watch below:
Need a faster way to organize that messy closet? While there might be plenty of how-to videos on folding shirts, this foolproof tutorial uploaded by Dave Hax is the best as it provides specific instructions on how to fold a shirt in 2 seconds or less:
Introducing Lulu, a new romance app that was designed specifically for ladies who are cool about hooking up. It's basically just like Yelp, except the guys are the restaurant and women are the reviewers. Designed by Alexandra Chong, the app was created as a tool for crowdsourcing womens' opinion on a guy.
The latest research of window shopping states that daydreaming of expensive things might make you happier than actually buying them. According to a few studies, the experience of thinking about buying, or
even shopping itself, is far more enjoyable than the feelings that
follow after we make that purchase (i.e. shopper's remorse):
Spotted in Dublin, the image is from cover photo from Rihanna’s “Unapologetic” album, and is being used to promote her “Diamonds” world tour. Some prudish pranksters decided they didn't want to look at the singer's side-boobs, and decided to cover it up by stapling cheap plaid dresses right on the poster.
What's even more surprising is that MySpace actually still had that much money to blow on 90-second TV commercial. So why the $20,000,000 price tag? We're guessing that big chunk of that money was used to convince Riff-Raff and Pharrel to cameo in it.
The world's most famous sugar daddy and gold-digger have decided to call it quits on their marriage. The 82-year-old CEO of News Corp has reportedly filed for divorce from his third wife, 44-year-old Wendi Deng Murdoch.
Kids are so adorable, especially when they do stuff like this. While we don't advocate parents to let their kids entertain strangers for viral fame, there's just something so sweet about watching how the folks riding the escalator react to the her eager waves.