Full-Screen Ads and Pre-Roll Videos Are Coming to iOS Apps

Apple has announced two new ad formats capable of taking over the entire screen of your iPhone or iPad. The new formats will be a part of Apple's iAd platform for iOS, which allows developers to build in ads right into their apps. Because if you're going make bigger phones, you might as well have bigger ads, right? » 8/27/14 12:09am Today 12:09am

Frantic video shows Israel's Iron Dome intercepting 15 rockets at once

Here's Israel's Iron Dome chasing down 15 rockets in the air at one time and well, it's crazy. Recent footage of the Iron Dome shows the defense system working and it's like a firework show mixed with an air chase sequence that eerily resembles smokey tentacles reaching out to the sky. » 8/26/14 9:52pm Yesterday 9:52pm

Pilot takes off from car road in the Alps to do some crazy acrobatics

I can help but to feel a mix of awe, envy, and fear as I watch Red Bull Air Force pilot Hannes Arch taking off from a road in the Austrian Alps and then perform some what-the-hell-are-you-noooooo-oh-my-god-you-got-to-be-kidding acrobatics way too close to all those amazing ridges. » 8/26/14 9:03pm Yesterday 9:03pm

The First High School Show That Showed Us It Was Okay to Be Different

Long before her Emmy-winning turn as a bipolar CIA officer on Homeland, Claire Danes played typical teenager Angela Chase. In doing so, she showed an entire generation, including me, that high school was not a perfect place, and that was totally fine. My So-Called Life debuted 20 years ago this week. » 8/26/14 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

Watch This Cloud Of Rusty Balls Shape-Shift Into an Airborne Labyrinth

The last time we checked in with Plebian Design and Hypersonic, the creative teams had installed an interactive map chandelier in Washington DC that glowed in time with different data sets. For their latest trick, they turned the lobby of a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biotech company into a similarly mind-bending, » 8/26/14 7:05pm Yesterday 7:05pm

New Technology Will Set Your Previously PC-Bound Games Free

When most people think of mobile gaming on Android devices, they envision small, bite-sized experiences, scaled way back to fit in their pocket. And that's true, to an extent: the Android platform has its fair share of quick-hit, casual offerings that are great for a short on-the-go fix, but new tech is driving an… » 8/26/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

7 Artists Who See the Big Picture in Tiny Objects

Though today's artists have a world of technology at their fingertips, many still choose to work in a more traditional manner. These are not painters who create works using oil, acrylic or watercolor – they're artists who take everyday objects like matches, buttons and nails to make intricate artworks that deserve a… » 8/26/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

Save on Gift Cards, Steam Your Clothes, Warm Your Lunch [Deals]

We usually have a gift card deal or two to report on every day, but eBay has a nice roundup going on with deals from 8 popular stores and services. Some of the best include $100 at StubHub for $85, a year of PlayStation+ for $40, a $50 Jiffy Lube card for $40, and 30% off Skype credit. [Gift Card Sale] » 8/26/14 1:15pm Yesterday 1:15pm