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.
Design student Jagjit Chodha created a fruit bowl that alerts users when the fresh produce it holds begins to go bad. The bowl is fitted with a sensor that can detect an increase in ethylene, a compound that is released when fruit matures.
Apple claims it has not been involved in the NSA's PRISM program. The tech giant has released a statement called "Apple's Commitment to Customer Privacy" saying that it does not provide "any government agency" with direct access to its servers, and that "any government agency requesting customer content must get a court order."
If you were looking for a full breakdown and comparison of the entire MacBook lineup, this guy has done it all for you. RyanBane put together a comprehensive comparison between each model, option, specs and more, with information from Apple and around the net. Check out the image attached or visit RyanBane's public Google doc here.
All you brick geeks are going to love this piece of news because Lego is going to release an official Mars Curiosity set! The original model was designed by Stephen Pakbaz, an actual NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory mechanical engineer who worked in the mission.
Have you ever wondered what everyday words like “guy,” “sad,” and “pretty” used to mean in the past.? According to this latest Buzzfeed video, those common words used to mean something completely different. Be sure to check out the rest of the list here
At the annual gaming conference that took place in Los Angeles this week where the unveiling of Sony's new PlayStation 4 dominated the gaming news cycle, several mobile-game announcements and launches this week have gotten the net's attention.
You don't have to be afraid of the dark to appreciate these nightlights. Created by 3D Light FX, this series of battery-operated, LED superhero nightlights are “not only cool to the eye, but are also cool to the touch.” And the best part is that it looks like they're punching right through your wall!