It feels like it has been with us forever, our constant companion, but the internet has only been with us for 25 years. On the 6th of August, 1991, the very first public web page came into existence. 17 days later, the rest of the internet-ready world (so probably like a dozen people) got access to that page, and Internaut Day was born.Read More
James Brady of The Creative Assembly (makers of the excellent Alien: Isolation) has shown off his artistic talents by remaking the classic Midwich Elementary School from Silent Hill in Unreal Engine 4. Clearly a common trend among artists, EA DICE's Simon Barle has used the engine to remake Hunter's Dream from Bloodborne.Read More
An Englishman, a Scotsman and an Irishman were all using their mobile phones. And the Irishman swallowed his. No, really. As detailed in the International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, a 29-year-old Irish prisoner did indeed swallow his phone. This, it turns out, is pretty bad for you.Read More
A pair of tech geeks, Allen Pan and Grant Imahara have created two of Marvel's iconic superhero gadgets. Captain America's shield (with working boomerang-ness) and Iron Man's gauntlet (with working balloon-melting lasers). And the best part is? You can build them too. Well, in theory.Read More
Do you feel cereals don't pay a worthy tribute to your favourite rap legends? Well worry no more, as freelance designer Brittany Meronek has brough this to life, combining hip hop with nutritional value.
So "May the Fourth" is around the corner, and a huge celebration of all things Star Wars is imminent. However, in a recently launched attack ad, the Galactic Empire gives the world a friendly reminder that any celebration in support of the Rebellion, Jedi, or any traitors to the Dark Side is a crime.
Independent developer Kelly Weaver has combined the Oculus Rift VR headset with Razor Hydra motion controllers to create a prototype of a character whose arm and hand movements match yours perfectly.
Game Dev Tycoon, a game about developing games, saw a cracked version released to several torrent sites, and pirates everywhere dipped in for a slice of fun pie. However, the "cracked" version was actually released by the Game Dev Game Devs themselves, and features a nasty surprise - anyone playing the pirated version will quickly find the game unplayable as every game they release is pirated into oblivion.
17 year old Archie Whitehead has just finished his first big project: a homemade Iron Man suit. And it looks super cool.
Archie, a student from the London area, based his design on 3D plans he found on the internet and a ton of reference images. Everything other than the helmet is made from foam and was put together in just four months, but to look at it you certainly couldn't tell.
Anybody who has kept up with the Curiosity Rover's antics on Twitter will know NASA has a cheeky sense of humour, but we never expected this. Looks like an employee has used the Rover to draw a giant penis on the surface of Mars. The photo in question shows one of Spirit’s or Opportunity’s tyre tracks leaving a very appendage-looking impression in the Martian dust.Read More
After Harrison Ford was confirmed to reprise his role as Han Solo in the upcoming Star Wars sequel, alot of questions have been asked. This anticipation was turned into a rather amusing comedy sketch on Jimmy Kimmel Live, including a man in Princess Leia cosplay and a love triangle with Chewbacca.
Big Minecraft projects are always great to see, and while it isn’t as expansive as Westeros, Josh Collins' recreation of Jurassic park is still impressive.
As you know, the Jedi order forbids love and marriage. Initial theories postulate that this is because love leads to the dark side, but as new video footage suggests, the actual reason is that Jedis are the most irresponsible parents in the galaxy.