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Benjamin Simon and Dirk Shuster were looking to sharpen their 4-D animation chops outside of the strict briefs and parameters they usually worked within. Working with clients offered little room for experimentation, even less to create a typographic free for all. “That’s when we decided to do a sculpted alphabet,” Simon and Schuster explain. “And we found out it was great fun.”
LaCie's new Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 drive is designed to move giant files, video streams, and masses of data at speeds that push the limits of what external drives can achieve.
The fourth season of Game of Thrones is finally here, and our resident Westeros fanatic is back to chronicle how each episode differs from the books (and what it all means).
Scientists have discovered a hole in the atmosphere that allows ozone-depleting compounds and other chemicals to bypass the atmosphere’s natural “washing machine” layer.
If you haven’t heard of Vivian Maier, you're hardly alone. It's something of a miracle that anyone has, even though she stands among the best street photographers of the 20th century.
Last week, two fantastic things happened to one of the best space-captain simulators on the market. First, FTL: Faster Than Light launched its Advanced Edition, a free update that adds a plethora of new content. Second, the game is now available on iPad.
Bran Ferren has spent 4 years and millions of dollars constructing the most audacious exploration vehicle ever built. It's mission: Take his 4-year-old daughter camping.
Did you see Captain America: The Winter Soldier this weekend and are now craving more adventures? We've got a reading list that will scratch your Cap itch.
Gamer geek extraordinaire Wil Wheaton needs your help. (Yes, you!) After two seasons of having his let's-hang-out-and-play-games show TableTop bankrolled by Google, he's going rogue and asking fans to fund the Geek and Sundry show's next season.
Enjoy those massive helicarriers in Captain America: The Winter Soldier? Here's how Industrial Light and Magic brought them to life.
If you want your videos to look their best, stop sending them from your iPhone via email or iMessage.
Once again, it was a very busy week on the Boob Tube. And this time around—even in a man's, man's, man's world—it was women who ruled the screen.
Amazon announced a new stand-alone gadget today called the Dash. It's basically a remote control for buying groceries.
News from the Minnesota Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: A Minnesota traveler returning from Africa has been hospitalized with what the CDC confirms to be Lassa fever, a viral hemorrhagic fever that is often lumped together with Ebola hemorrhagic fever, though they are caused by different organisms. Given […]
We're two races into the Formula 1 season, and Mercedes-Benz has been killing it. Now we know the team's secret (one of them, anyway), and it's brilliantly simple.
On this week's podcast (#206), Mat and Mike discuss Microsoft Build, Windows Phone and Cortana, Apple's WWDC Lottery, and the debut of Amazon Fire TV.
Laura Hudson and I discuss the week in gaming, from the Amazon Fire TV to our impressions of Mario Kart 8 on Wii U, Monument Valley on iOS, Elder Scrolls Online on PC, et cetera.