The process of making a large image out of mosaic of smaller image “pixels” is certainly nothing new; this rendition of Starry Night using images from the Hubble telescope, however, is a particularly fitting use of the technique.
Autumn Colors [DesktopNexus]
Are you looking for a great collection of fun games to play at work or home? Then the ‘Games for the Brain’ website is definitely worth bookmarking in your favorite browser! This terrific collection of brain tease...
Many of the case mods we come across are intricate and packed with custom lighting and other geeky flourished. This case made take an opposite approach, combining aluminum and walnut to create a sleek and stunning living-room friendly HTPC case.
This polished looking standing desk combines a stand alone bar-height counter with extra storage, cable management, and monitor riser. The end result looks like a $$$$ standing desk at a fraction of the price.
How ‘secure’ is your 4-digit PIN number? Is your PIN number a far too common one or is it a bit more unique in comparison to others? The folks over at the Data Genetics blog have put together an interesting analys...
Last fall we showed you how to run Android apps on your Windows PC with BlueStacks. Now BlueStacks has partnered with AMD to offer even better Android emulation on AMD-powered Windows machines.
There are three types of touch screen technologies available in today’s touch screen phones: resistive, capacitive, and infra-red. Learn about the different benefits and capabilities of each and make a more informed dec...
Are you tired of looking at the same old biomes in Minecraft? Then add some fresh scenery with the Biomes O’ Plenty mod pack and enjoy a whole new Minecraft world!
Why settle for zapping ducks on the screen when you could be popping balloons and lighting matches on fire? This awesome (but rather dangerous) hack turns an old Nintendo zapper into a legitimate laser gun.
The last Rubens’ Tube setup we shared with you was but a simple single tube. This impressive setup is six independent tubes that register distinct frequencies of sound in a musical composition as standing flames. Check ...
Are you ready to view some gorgeous underwater photography and explore our ocean’s coral reefs from the comfort of your desktop? Then you will definitely enjoy this wonderful collection of underwater ‘street view ...
The Jetsons, the future-oriented animated cartoon series from the 1960s, turned 50 this week. The Smithsonian takes a look at what the show meant, then and now.
Forest, Trees, Dirt Road [The Paper Wall]
Birds, planes, and Superman…some days everything goes right and then there are the days you just want to forget ever happened.
These impressive Sci-Fi LEGO tributes are an impressive combination of time, money, and a whole lot of LEGO bricks. Read on to see everything from Death Star hangers to adorable robots.
Want an easy and visual way to explain DNS to a curious friend or cubemate? This clean and simple short video does a great job highlighting exactly what goes on during a typical DNS request.
In this wish-we-were-there hands on science demonstration, Dr. Roy Lowry combines liquid nitrogen, hot water, and 1500 ping pong balls into a spectacular lesson.
If you can’t get enough of Star Wars lore, this minimalist set of infographics details major characters, conflicts, and alliances in the Star Wars universe.
Photographer Ben Cooper has a soft spot for the Space Shuttles; check out this excellent galleries to see everything from dynamic launch photos to beautiful fish-eye photos of the cockpits.
Are you looking for a theme that has a mix of landscape and metro-based scenery? Then you may want to have a look at the Visions of Romania Theme for Windows 7 and 8. The theme comes with nine images featuring the work of pho...
Cell phone technology has come a long way since the early days and it is progress that we can all be thankful for. This commercial from 1989 features a positively gigantic model when compared to today’s small and sleek cell phones.
Sunrise simulators use a gradually brightening light to wake you in the morning. Check out this creative build that combines a microprocessor, addressable LEDs, and a nifty laser-cut bracket to yield a polished and wall-mountable alarm clock lamp.
Last night was the 22nd Ig Nobel award ceremony. If you weren’t there to experience the festivities first hand, don’t despair–you can watch the entire ceremony here.