Posts Tagged: "awesome"

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Project Perception Neuron Brings Motion Capture To The Masses

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Motion capture is a popular technology in Hollywood right now. Andy Serkis is in practically every movie you can think of. Video games are loaded with motion capture performances. But you need an enormous studio and a green screen to make that work, right? Wrong! The Edge Of Perception Project...

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Mold Your Own Galaxy With ‘Star Wars: Sculpting A Galaxy’

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Star Wars was an important film series on many, many levels. And one of the most important ways it changed film was with its elaborate model work, which pushed forward the state of the art and opened minds to the idea that model work could be for more than just...

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‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction’ Trailer Brings The Property Damage (Video)

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There’s really only one reason to watch a Transformers movie, beyond nostalgia, and that’s to see things blow up real good. Fortunately, Michael Bay has remembered this in the new trailer for Transformers: Age Of Extinction. Like Clockwork Hard to believe they’ve been turning out one of these movies every...

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The “Forever” Lock Is Completely Unpickable (Video)

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One of the problems with locks is that in the long run, they’re fairly easy to open if you know what you’re doing. That’s especially problematic for cyclists, who often find themselves short a bike when a quick picker is in the area. The “Forever” Lock is built to stop...

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The Power Box Pedal Generator Fits In Your Backpack

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It’s one of the little annoyances of camping; you don’t have any handy outlets to charge things with. You can bring a massive battery, but those only last so long, and when it comes to weight, that’s not exactly a camping-friendly solution. Hence, the Power Box is here as a...

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‘X-Men: Days Of Future Past’ Debuts A Final, Awesome Trailer (Video)

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We’re about two weeks away from the summer movie season kicking into high gear, and that means we’re getting lots of trailers for upcoming movies. Including, of course, the next step in the X-Men franchise, as this movie links together the series that started in 2000 and the prequel series...

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Here’s Stunning Drone Footage Of New York City (Video)

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Flying a drone in a urban area is dumb for a multitude of reasons. It can put the safety of others at risk, especially if you’re an inexperienced pilot. It can crash, be crashed, or even be shot down depending on how grouchy someone is. Or the police might pay...

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X-Men: Days Of Future Past Gets An Awesome Trailer (Video)

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X-Men: Days Of Future Past is one of the most eagerly anticipated movies of the summer. But it’s also one we haven’t gotten a really good look at, until now. Fortunately, the trailer does a good job of both teasing us and making us wish it was just May 23rd...

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The Cubestormer 3 Robot Solves A Rubik’s Cube At Absurd Speed (Video)

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We put Legos to many uses, most of them admittedly goofy. And one of the goofiest, yet most impressive, comes from Mike Dobson and David Gilday, who use Mindstorms, the robotic Legos, and a cell phone to construct robots that solve a Rubik’s cube at insanely high speeds. Gleaming The...

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Stamp Yo Face Immortalizes Your Face In Rubber

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There are many technologies that advancing electronics and human progress have left behind, and one of them is the humble stamp. Just a carved piece of rubber, glued to some wood, true, but the stamp was once highly useful. And it might be again, now that Stamp Yo Face is...

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AllCast Returns To Chromecast

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Chromecast is Google’s bid to take over your TV, of course, and Google keeps improving it. One of the most interesting stories, though, is not what’s coming to Chromecast, but what’s coming back. Yep, Chromecast has gotten back a beloved app, thanks to the SDK. Love Lost Among The ‘Casts...