The 7 dark original stories that inspired 7 popular Disney movies

Disney movies almost always have happy endings but in order to get to the living happily ever after part, some pretty dark things usually have to happen. But they’re not as dark as the original stories the movies are based on. Those are basically horrific tales of torture that have been cleverly repurposed to… »10/05/15 9:30pm10/05/15 9:30pm


This short film would be fun if it weren't so close to real life

The creators of this Shelved—director James Cunningham and eleven visual effects students at the Media Design School in Auckland, New Zealand—say their short film a homage to movies like Clerks, Mallrats, Slacker, and Dazed and Confused. After watching these two robotic losers in action, I can see why. »10/10/14 9:01pm10/10/14 9:01pm

Super stealth MIT camera can take 3D images in complete darkness

Anyone with a smartphone knows how impossible it is to take pictures in the dark. At best you get a picture that looks like a pile of dark to darker grains of sand. Researchers, however, have come up with a better way. They've been able to take 'ultra sharp images' with little to no light. Basically, it's creating… »12/02/13 11:13pm12/02/13 11:13pm

Promo Box for Nokia 6205 Dark Knight Edition Is Cooler Than Phone Itself

Nokia just sent us the 6205 Dark Knight phone in a promotional box and man, is it cool. The box, that is. As you can see in the clip above, the purple box with pretty green bow on top surprised the hell out of me when I opened it—it cackled in the Joker's voice. The box is also packed with a DVD of Batman Begins and a… »7/07/08 5:42pm7/07/08 5:42pm

Darkest Material Ever Is Almost Blacker Than Karl Rove's Soul

Is there anything you can't do with the wonderful stuff that is nanotubes? A scientist at Rice University has created the world's darkest material ever with pure carbon nanotubes, reflecting only .045 percent of all light shined on it. To put that in perspective, it's 100 times darker than the paint on a black… »1/16/08 8:35am1/16/08 8:35am