Dutch artist Helmut Smits has built a device he calls The Real Thing that separates clean water from Coca-Cola.
Halloween is over, so you’ll soon be sick of candy, bored of the colors orange and black, no longer amused by how easily your costume fell apart, and probably aren’t really interested in watching cliche horror films about creepy dolls. But while you may be done with scary, for some people the terrifying and abnormal is just a day at work.
These people belong to the Foundation, an organization tasked with securing anomalous objects or entities, containing them in special facilities, and protecting us from their bizarre and otherworldly effects.
Ryan Howerter, a graphic design student at Colorado State University, has done just that with the pinhole camera. Howerter fashioned a tiny fully-functional pinhole camera from a two-by-two square Lego brick.
Beloved by some and reviled by many, the Comic Sans font has become a poster child for poor graphic design. At least once over the past fifteen years or so I've wondered what went into creating a font so dopey and saccharine.
Have you ever played a choose-your-own-adventure game? Well, if you have ever wanted to write one, I may have an interesting tool to help you get started.
A century ago, humankind had recently begun taking to the skies in the first powered aircraft. Soon thereafter, science fiction suggested the next step in aeronautic technology—sustained personal flight. Or in other words, the jetpack.
You may have heard urban legends about the strange products some businesses stock vending machines with--cigarettes, jewelry, and socks, to name a few--perhaps you've even had brushes with Coca Cola's Freestyle soda fountains, capable of dispensing over a hundred flavors. But what about food? And no, I don't mean Hershey bars or Slim Jims. I'm talking about pizza.
With each invention of a new medium comes the conception of a new art form. With writing came literature, with pigments came painting, and with film came photography and movies. However, even with the advent of computer technology, video games still have trouble being recognized as an art form. However, perhaps the issue is that it is difficult to recognize exactly what art is, and how video games use a unique medium that few other art forms can.
Instead, you will end up with a worthless flaming pile of cooked circuitry.
Posted originally by the notorious internet pranksters 4-Chan, the 'IOS 8 exclusive' Wave ad was designed to look exactly like an update notification from Apple that was posted following the release of their new software one week ago.
For the longest time, I had trouble understanding what people saw in Star Trek. The sets were cheap, the stories were cheesy, the aliens were stereotypes, and the smarminess of Kirk or Riker made me gag. But the shows had planted a seed of fantasy in me that took until playing Artemis for me to appreciate.