Guatemala's "Volcano of Fire" Lives Up to Its Name, Spectacularly

While not as dramatic as its eruption in February, which necessitated evacuations and the closure of a nearby airport, the “Volcan de Fuego” in San Juan Altotenago, Guatemala, rumbled anew on Wednesday, July 1, when this photo was taken. It is one of Central America’s most active peaks. » 7/02/15 9:30pm Yesterday 9:30pm

Video breaks down why special effects in movies peaked in the 90's

Here’s an interesting video explainer that details why special effects and fancy CGI has ruined movies (or at least, made them less enjoyable). It all feels too fake! Story Brain breaks down how as technology for CGI improved and allowed movie makers to do more with visual effects, our brains interpret it negatively. » 7/02/15 8:30pm Yesterday 8:30pm

This french fry burger taco proves that happiness comes in many forms

This is probably an unnecessary use of genius but I won’t deny the awesomeness of turning a taco into a vehicle for hamburgers and fries. That is, the fries become the taco shell that holds the burger food together. The form of a taco is nearly perfect and the taste of a hamburger is unbeatable (it is true vice versa… » 7/02/15 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

Okay, So Maybe You Won't Get Windows 10 on July 29th

Are you entitled to a free copy of Windows 10? There’s a flowchart for that. However, there’s no flowchart to tell you when you might actually get Microsoft’s new operating system. Officially, Windows 10 is coming July 29th, but not everyone will get it that day—now, says Microsoft, it will roll out in waves. » 7/02/15 7:30pm Yesterday 7:30pm

This Action Figure Finally Gives the Venus de Milo Her Arms Back

Have you ever wondered what the Venus de Milo looked like before the sculpture’s arms were broken off? Besides offering a version of the famous piece for your own private gallery, this six-inch figure includes a set of articulated arms letting her point, scratch her head, and even hold things again. » 7/02/15 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

This Is Volvo's Idea Of The World's Most Resplendently Luxurious Baby

Look at this baby. Look deep into his confused, cosseted eyes. He is not just a mere baby. He is a baby of Excellence. Or his leather-and-metal clad throne is Excellence, or something. Anyways, Volvo’s calling it the Excellence Child Seat Concept, and it’s the Swedes idea of the car seat of the future. » 7/02/15 6:45pm Yesterday 6:45pm

All-Clad's Legendary 12" Tri-Ply Skillet Just Got a Rare Discount

Anyone with even a passing interest in cooking knows that All-Clad is the brand you want in your kitchen when it comes to skillets and pots. Made in America and carrying a lifetime warranty, you’d probably see their wares in the kitchens of most of your favorite restaurants. It’s also the single most popular piece of… » 7/02/15 6:15pm Yesterday 6:15pm