Time-lapse: How to counterfeit a (giant) dollar with pencil and ink

32-year-old self-taught Italian artist Giorgio Arcuri likes to make photorealistic drawings. He told me in an email that he loves the tiny detail work and this giant 27.56 x 11.73-inch (70 x 29.8-centimeter) reproduction of a one dollar bill is a great example of that. Watch the time-lapse of how he created it. » 10/03/14 11:24pm 10/03/14 11:24pm

Nintendo Says Wii Still in Short Supply This Christmas, We Call Them Out

If you read what Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata said about Wii shortages this holiday season and didn't get angry, well, you're not paying enough attention. Forbes paraphrases him as saying "demand for the device in the U.S. is unusually high in contrast to either Europe or Asia," which is why you might not be able to get… » 7/24/08 12:00pm 7/24/08 12:00pm

Weak, Flabby Dollar Creating Wii Fit Shortage, Could Probably Use Some…

Did you see Lam sweating it out in his Wii Fit review? Did that cause you rush out to the store, hands trembling with anticipation, in an attempt to procure one for yourself? Of course it did, but you probably came home empty-handed because the thing was basically sold out weeks before it even launched. And now we… » 6/01/08 9:00pm 6/01/08 9:00pm

Details Surface About the $1 Million Laptop

We're finding out more about that mysterious $1 million laptop we told you about last week. It turns out you actually get fairly up-to-date tech for your million dollars, including a 17-inch LED backlit screen, a 128-gig hard disk and a slot-loading Blu-ray drive. Still, that's not quite a million dollars' worth of… » 3/26/07 3:40pm 3/26/07 3:40pm

Mysterious Million-Dollar Laptop Pictures and Video Surface

Here's a mystery this morning, pictures and a video that landed in our tip box of what is said to be a million-dollar laptop. It's quite beautiful indeed in its pink and black colors, but we're scratching our heads and wondering what makes it worth $1 million. A visit to the Luvaglio London website offers no clues;… » 3/22/07 11:15am 3/22/07 11:15am