Anyone who has played online multiplayer games, especially those focused on combat, can attest to how caustic other players can be. League of Legends creators are fighting that, rather successfully, with a positive-reinforcement honor system.
This week Action Comics Superman #14 hits the stands and DC comics reveals the actual location of Kyrpton, delivered by none other than beloved astrophysicist Neil Tyson.
Recently we ran across an article about a man who consistently changes his e-mail address every 20 months. Why? To throw off spam. With that in mind we became curious and decided to ask how often you change your e-mail addresses…
Boy, they sure were ambitious back in the 70s; while today we’re happy to have a small apartment-sized environment in orbit, back then they were dreaming of entire cities in space.
Stars, Milky Way, Mountains, Landscape, Galaxy [The Paper Wall]
Who cares what it looks like as long as it works, right?
When you map out the Daylight Saving Time adjusted sunrise and sunset times over the course of the year, an interesting pattern emerges.
If you’re trying to remove all the crap off a friend’s bogged down computer, Toolbar Cleaner is a handy little app that does a thorough job stripping away spammy toolbars, dubious add-ons, and browser helper objects.
pet Social Media [John Atkinson – Wrong Hands Blog]
We’ve seen quite a few Tesla-coil tricks over the years but never choreographed fighting between two guys balanced on Tesla coils.
NASA has released a high-resolution self portrait of Curiosity. The photo, a composite of images snapped by the rover’s agile arm and MAHLI camera, shows Curiosity in front of Mount Sharp.
If your living room is boring for want of a plethora of arcade hits, this DIY project parks a Raspberry Pi powered arcade machine in a coffee table for at-your-finger-tips retro gaming.
In this video, rendered over a million CPU hours by the Pleiades supercomputer at NASA’s Ames Research Center, we see the birth and life of a massive disk galaxy.
With security like that no one would ever be able to hack their way in!
Nothing quite like a little ‘friendly persuasion’ eh?
We’re fairly certain the guys at ThrashLab just put this video together for a chance to film themselves smashing things in slow motion. We’re completely OK with that.
If you love The Matrix and Minecraft, then you will definitely enjoy this humorous video mashup of the two.
How do you design an audiobook player for an elderly book lover who doesn’t want to wrestle with new technology? Simple and with a single button interface is a great place to start.
Space Gate, Future, Planet, Starlight [The Paper Wall]
Are you tired of using the same old types of wallpapers on your desktop? Then add something fresh and unique to your desktop with custom-created map wallpapers from ‘Map –> Image’.
How precisely did Luke Skywalker come to be secreted away on Tatooine? In this clip we see Luke Skywalker’s uncle Owen is entirely uncertain about Obi Wan’s plan for leaving Luke in his care.
One space enthusiast couldn’t wait for NASA to release an official on-Mars portrait of the rover Curiosity, so he took 55 partial self-portraits sent back by the rover and stitched them all together into the first compl...
A geek’s home office is a haven to relax in along with being an extension of personal interests and hobbies. But occasionally other people will criticize your setup as being messy, unorganized, or worse…and that i...
Many Sci-Fi fans and certainly most Isaac Asimov fans are familiar with the Three Laws of Robotics–but how many of us have heard the man himself explain them?
There is plenty of room for that new computer you were wanting, but you had better hope that you do not need an item from the bottom of the stack moments from now…