We’ve all heard the complaints about the unlikely physique of Lara Croft, but there are certainly plenty of male characters with the type of body you rarely see walking down the street. That’s a topic addressed in this parody of the 5 Seconds of Summer song “She Looks So Perfect.”
A Californian professor has designed a “tattoo” that can turn sweat into electricity. But there’s still a lot of work before it becomes a practical form of charger. Dr Wenzhao Jia of the University of California, San Diego, was originally working on a device to monitor lactate levels, designed for use by athletes in training. […]
Guardians of the Galaxy fan Patrick Delahanty didn’t wait for the seemingly inevitable official merchandising to get his own dancing baby Groot: I made this using a “Movin’ & Groovin’” flower I got from eBay, cut off the dumb daisy, and covered the stem on felt and twine. My fiancee sculpted the head from Model […]
Great editing here, though we can’t wait for a sequel looking at the tedious sniping of the greater spotted fanboi. [Ali Jardz] For the editing nerds among us, Ali has also put together a playlist covering the original Attenborough footage he used for the audio.
Blizzard has confirmed it will meet a request from more than 10,000 World of Warcraft players to add the late Robin Williams as a non-player character. A petition at Change.org explained the relevance of the request: Robin Williams was not only an excellent comedian but also a game enthusiast, he said that he enjoys Warcraft […]
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When Lego announced it was launching a series of mini figures of characters from The Simpsons, enthusiast Matt De Lanoy decided they needed an authentic home. Here’s his recreation of Springfield made entirely from Lego bricks. Check out his Flickr page for close-up photos and some of his previous Lego projects.
So, in case you missed it, back in June, Variety pretty much confirmed that Jason Momoa (Game of Thrones) would portray Aquaman in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. The LATEST news is this: Warner Bros. has announced that they have hired two writers — Will Beall (Gangster Squad) and Kurt Johnstad (300: Rise of […]
CGP Grey, who has some great YouTube clips explaining often complex subjects, has put together a new video discussing the pros and cons of automation for human society. At 15 minutes it’s longer than his usual work, but this allows him to go into more depth and it’s certainly thought-provoking. Be sure to check out […]
Dave Clipson has put together a YouTube video showing his attempts at blending the faces of the 13 TV incarnations of the Doctor, culminating in the composite image above. Check out his YouTube channel for similar transformation clips including R2-D2 & C-3PO and a Cyberman & Dalek.
The phrase “shooting fish in a barrel” comes to mind, but it has its moments nonetheless…
A robotic butler (dubbed a Botlr) has started work at the Aloft hotel in Cupertino, California. The manufacturers explain that: The robot is approximately 3 feet tall, weighs less than 100 lbs., has a carrying capacity of 2 cubic feet, and is designed to travel at a human walking pace. It can even travel independently […]