What could possibly go wrong giving a child a nuclear science kit that includes highly poisonous materials inside? Everything of course, which is why that particular toy only lasted a single holiday.
It is natural to expect some company-branded crapware on OEM computers, but this is just a bit much!
Curious where your pint-sized Raspberry Pi came from? You might be surprised to learn it was built, tested, and packaged all in an equally pint-sized factory in South Wales.
Mashup ASCII-based adventuring, Star Wars, and some sweet light saber sound effects, and you’ve got this old-school in-browser adventure game: Star Wars Roguelike. Play a Jedi or Sith and move about the ASCII world with...
While many cities developed haphazardly and organically with little structured planning, other cities were developed following strict organization–organization that reveals itself beautifully when seen from space.
The Museum of Modern Art is weighing in on the video-games-as-art debate by starting a collection of iconic video games and putting them up for public display. Read on to see what games are included in the initial batch and t...
Anyone up for a bit of miniaturized water-skiing fun?
Sounds that are not for the faint of heart if all of your precious data is on that hard-drive without a backup! Let the tears commence…
If you’re expecting the inside of Amazon’s warehouses to be some sort of rigidly organized robot-filled warehouse of tomorrow, you’ll be quite surprised to find that storage technique they employ is called &...
If you’re a sucker for data visualization–and we certainly are–this collection of mass transit data visualized over city maps are fascinating and makes mass transit look like a cell culture unfolding.
Back in the good old days…
Life as the Ganon’s henchmen in the Legend of Zelda universe is mostly hard work, vague instructions, and no glamour if this insider’s video is to be believed.
Video Game – Mirror’s Edge [Wallpaper Abyss]
Sometimes life is good and other times it can be ‘ruff’…
Updating an old radio for modern inputs/streaming audio isn’t a new trick but this DIY mod stands out by maintaining the original controls and interface style.
This beautifully put together video tribute to the Mars Curiosity Rover includes touching interviews with many of the men and women who dedicated themselves to building and deploying it.
Going to be a great day with everything working so ‘smoothly’, right?
If you take all the cut scenes from the LEGO Lord of the Rings video game and splice them end-to-end, the result is an hour and a half LEGO Lord of the Rings movie. Check out the full video here.
LEGOs are terrific fun to work with whether you are in a playful mood or working on a personal geeky project. With that in mind the Mini-eco blog has an quick and easy tutorial for making an awesome LEGO key holder for your home or office.
As the saying goes, “No good deed goes unpunished…”
If you’re looking for an effective way to link remote LANs without the hassle of laying cable, this DIY bi-directional antenna is a quick (and cheap) method for bringing internet access to outbuildings and other locations.
Gmail users can now easily send large files thanks to Google Drive’s increased integration with Gmail–blow through the 25MB in-email attachment limit and share files up to 10GB.
Coming up with a good user name for new e-mail accounts can be a nightmare too…
Introducing your kids, nieces and nephews, or other budding geeks to your geeky hobbies like role-playing games can be tricky. This handy plan lays out some simple steps to make RPGs fun for younger kids.