If you never saw Fritz Lang’s classic science 1927 fiction film Metropolis, you owe it to yourself to watch this early bit of cinematic history, with its view of a dystopian future, dramatic costumes, sets and cinematography.
Jeffrey Stephenson’s latest computer is a work of art based on a work of art. The Mondrian mini-ITX case is of course named after Reginald Mini-ITX Case, who invented the – wait. Wrong timeline. In this universe Stephenson appropriated the style of Dutch artist Piet Mondrian, known for his minimalist and abstract works.
In March of 2011, a massive earthquake and tsunami hit Japanese coastal areas leading to the death of over 15,000 people. The tsunami also led to a nuclear reactor in the area leaking radiation in one of the worst nuclear disasters ever.
I’ve mentioned a couple times that SpaceX was set to become the first company to send a private spacecraft to dock with the ISS. Despite several delays, all went well for SpaceX with its launch, and this weekend the company’s Dragon cargo vessel successfully docked with the International Space Station.
If the Aperture Science employees were wearing these before GLaDOS gassed them, they would have been able to breathe clean air through a portal linked outside the lab. Or, you know, use the portals to escape.
We’ve seen all kinds of great Star Wars cupcakes all over the internet, but how do you make some for yourself? One quick way is to use these neat Star Wars Cupcake Stencils, which make adding Star Wars characters to cupcakes super easy.
Girls with style who also happen to enjoy the sound of electronic music will love this necklace, done up to look just like a tiny synthesizer. While it doesn’t actually play a tune, it still looks awesome.
It’s always good to have a backup plan. Take Iron Man for instance. What if your rockets should be in the shop or run out of fuel and the Stark limo is not available? Well, you had better have a second mode of transport.
The most recent two generations of the Apple TV are pretty slick, but nondescript black boxes, designed to hide in your home theater or living room setup without taking up much space or eyeball real estate.
In general, it’s pretty hard to find a flower pot that stands out from the crowd. They all look the same to me. You can either go to Home Depot and get one like everyone else has, or if you happen to have a dead Vespa lying around you could always put some tiles on it and put a plant in it.
When you line up those shot glasses, prepare to shout, “By the power of Thor!” Is that a Thor saying? I haven’t read the comic in years. Anyway, if you want to drink like a mighty God, there is only one beverage that will quench your thirst.
Google has offered up a new option for developers to charge consumers for games and other things in the Google Play store. Google has been accepting in-app payments for a while now, and this week opened the system up to allow in-app subscriptions to be purchased as well.
My wife has a 2012 Nissan Altima, and like all vehicles since 2007, the car has a tire pressure monitoring system. The part that’s so stupid about the rudimentary system in that particular car is that when the light comes on you have no idea which tire is actually low.