Surrey NanoSystems is famous for creating Vantablack, a material so black that it absorbs all but 0.035 percent of visible light. That’s a lot. Things basically disappear when coated with the Vantablack carbon nanotubes. And yet, they’ve somehow made the material even blacker. Yes, the blackest black material has…
A team of scientists has created what they claim is the blackest material ever produced by human hands, which absorbs virtually all of the light that hits its surface.
The ever-entertaining American Chemical Society gives us a run down on what black is, how very little black we see as we go about our lives, and what it takes to make real black.
It sounds backwards but this video is completely in black and white but it was shot in color. As in, everything that you see in the video is actually black and white in real life and was captured to express the real colors in the colorless colors. And it works! Black and white ‘in color’ pops so much more than it…
You know how people call every kind of facial tissue "Kleenex," even if it's technically from another brand? These days, GoPro is practically synonymous with action cameras. I can't use any other action cam without someone asking me, "Is that a GoPro?" But there's a damn good reason why GoPro is on top of the world.
The baddest action camera on the block is about to get even better. We just got an exclusive look at the first GoPro camera to capture silky smooth 240fps slow motion in glorious high definition. We've got the very first footage from a GoPro Hero4 equipped with a hot new firmware update that will bring that and much…
After several gagillion leaks over the last few days, they're finally here: GoPro's 2014 line of action cameras. As rumored, there are in fact three models. There's the Hero, GoPro's new entry-level camera that comes in super cheap; the Hero4 Silver, which is basically last year's best action camera plus an LCD…
A team of British researchers has created a record-breaking material, but you might struggle to tell—because it's so black that you can barely see it.
UkrainianiPhone has some exclusive leaked photos of the 7.85-inch iPad mini, showing its black case for the first time. The photos were allegedly taken by a source "close to Apple production line in China" and they match the previous parts leak, which showed two dock connectors, one in white and the other in black.
I'm finally jealous of the French. To promote the re-release of The Phantom Menace in THREE DEE, French fast food chain Quick is making a Darth Vader Burger complete with a black bun. A BLACK BUN. On a burger!
From medicine to the military, lasers have infiltrated almost every part of our existence, including death.
If you find yourself in a Samuel L. Jackson movie involving airplanes but not sharks or Royales with Cheese, good news! You'll only really need to avoid the Pythons and Boas— so long as you have some Nitric oxide lotion on you.
Black & Decker's RapidRoller's frame pivots to three positions so that you can use it for different angles and jobs. It also sucks paint right out of the can through special lids and stores it in its body. The paint can then be applied to the roller with a squeeze of the handle. And to guard against your brilliant…
All you Hipstamatic Instagram-addicts that love nothing more than cloaking something digital in an analog costume need to rally Black DA with me and demand that their Leica i9 iPhone standalone camera case goes into production.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center scientists have created a new material that is ten times blacker than the blackest black paint in the world. It's made of carbon nanotubes grown on titanium. Why does NASA need this material?
Believe it or not, that's what the latest data shows: The economy is bouncing back, or at least, retail spending is. The trend is clear especially in electronics, where spending has skyrocketed from a little above $160 to almost $190.
If your holiday plans involve buying a new HDTV, HD Guru has put together a quick and dirty guide to help you avoid some of the pitfalls many consumers fall into.
As this leaked Best Buy Black Friday ad reveals, one of the many deals coming our way the day after Thanksgiving is a Nintendo DSi, preloaded with a number of free DSiWare titles.
This unconfirmed memo from Nexus404 says what Project Black isn't: A phone. It also claims Black is a turnaround plan with "blazing speeds" "3x" the competition and phones from hot makers ("Nokia #1 and Samsung #2"). WTF.