Cool paintings show the everyday life of a post-futuristic world

Sci-fi movies are often cold and emotionless but Swedish artist Simon Stalenhag thinks otherwise. His paintings, inspired by those movies, escape from the artifices of the genre to show the calm everyday life in a post-futuristic world full robots and abandoned mechanical structures. » 9/03/14 2:37am Today 2:37am

Here's a Shockingly Easy Way To Skirt iCloud's Two-Factor Verification

There's a major flaw in the way that Apple's iCloud syncs photos that makes it laughably easy for a hacker to get all those naked selfies that you never want the world to see — and it's possible to exploit even if you have two-factor verification enabled. » 9/03/14 2:03am Today 2:03am

These city street lights are a stunning kaleidoscope of drugs

I stopped paying attention to the time, didn't care about where I was and got lost in the lights when I was watching this video, Eye Know, directed by Hiroshi Kondo. It's amazing. You start by moving through a city at night and following the street lights and end up feeling like you're doing drugs on warp drive. » 9/03/14 12:25am Today 12:25am

Monsters, Inc. as a horror movie is pretty intense

Monsters, Inc., one of my favorite Pixar movies, used the idea of monsters and scares and creepy creatures for laughs and a heartwarming story. This movie trailer by Ross Thompson paints the picture differently and re-cuts the scenes in the style of the Prometheus movie trailer. This is Monsters, Inc. the horror movie. » 9/03/14 12:04am Today 12:04am

Terrifying dash cam video shows what it is like to be inside a tornado

According to the Youtube description, this video—published yesterday in Reddit but shot last year—captures the moment when a tornado violently hits a village in Bashkiria, Russia. The hair-raising footage was taken from a car's dash cam that stayed on even when the tornado was passing right over it. » 9/02/14 11:35pm Yesterday 11:35pm

The Dude comes back for more White Russians in new twisted short

I don't know if Jeff Bridges shares the same love for the White Russian as The Dude does. But the guys at the Mexican liquor brand Kahlúa—one of the main ingredients of the cocktail—seem to think so because they just produced this twisted-ending short film starring Jeff Bridges—or maybe The Dude, who knows. » 9/02/14 11:00pm Yesterday 11:00pm

Angry ram knocks a drone out of the air and chases down photographer

Meet Ram. It rams things it doesn't like. Meet Drone. It buzzes around and films things it sometimes shouldn't. Ram meet drone. Ram rams drone. Ram chases down photographer who tries to save drone. Ram is like celebrities who freak out on the paparazzi for getting too close. Celebrities are just like us. Ram is us. » 9/02/14 10:30pm Yesterday 10:30pm

This Topsy Turvy Flower Pot Can Rotate Around to Follow the Sun

Green stuff is going to grow towards the sun. When your at-home plants start edging their way to the window, it's a good idea to rotate them once-a-week-ish to keep leaves, stems, and tendrils from becoming crazy lopsided. These lovely Voltasol pots are angled at the bottom into a gentle point, making for a quick and… » 9/02/14 8:15pm Yesterday 8:15pm

Nigeria's Using a Biometric ID Card That Doubles As a Debit Card

Make all the "Dear Friend" email scam jokes that you want—Nigeria now has one of the most sophisticated government-issued ID systems in the world. A new nationwide card that rolls out this week collects biometric information to prevent fraud and includes a debit card feature backed by MasterCard. » 9/02/14 7:50pm Yesterday 7:50pm

Here are the most iconic shots in film history

You can recognize these shots even if you only saw them for a second. Because they've been spoofed and parodied, referenced and homaged, spliced into our brains through pop culture, recreated in conversation so many times that these iconic shots are what we'll remember even when we forget everything else. » 9/02/14 7:30pm Yesterday 7:30pm

Sit Back, Tell Us How Special You Are, and Win a Prize

While the drive to take quizzes and fill out surveys online is technically not included on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, it's nevertheless up there with eating, sleeping, and sex in terms of unstoppable human urges. When given the opportunity to reflect on your own special self by ticking off boxes— introvert or… » 9/02/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

Free Gift Card With Home Essentials, Level Up Your Gaming Rig [Deals]

You need to buy laundry detergent, cleaning supplies, and paper towels anyway, so you might as well get a $10 Target Gift Card with your purchase. Just choose three eligible household items to get the deal. Dozens of items are available, so you should be able to find your favorites. [Buy Three Household Essentials,… » 9/02/14 1:15pm Yesterday 1:15pm

How to Keep Photos of Your Naked Body Off the Internet

If you've been conscious at any point during the past 48 hours, you've probably heard about the slew of raunchy celeb selfies making their way around the internet. It didn't have to be that way; despite all appearances, you can keep your naked body off the internet. Here's how. » 9/02/14 2:05pm Yesterday 2:05pm