How the Domino Effect Has Shaped History

When younger generations hear the word 'dominoes,' they usually associate it with the famous board game, while others–especially food lovers–might connect it with a delicious pizza. For those who are more politically aware, the word probably brings thoughts of the Cold War and the threat of the spread of communism. In… » 12/23/13 5:15am 12/23/13 5:15am

What The Special Effects in The Walking Dead Looks Like

Unlike other shows who sneakily add special effects without you realizing, The Walking Dead is so overtly gruesome and bloody and gore-y that we're completely aware that what we see is being spiced up with visual effects. Still, it's awesome to see how the effects are added. Stargate Studios shows off the reel of… » 4/06/13 2:00am 4/06/13 2:00am

Fake Your Own Death this Halloween With an Air Compressor Blood Cannon

Halloween presents a wonderful excuse for a lot of things, one of the best probably being the simulation of murder and suicide for the purpose of terrifying innocent children. It's a bit difficult to pull it off live, but if you're into the idea of making a festively gory flick, an air compressor blood cannon can go… » 10/27/12 6:40pm 10/27/12 6:40pm

It Seems Like All Chinese Restaurants Use This Hilarious Photoshop Trick

College Humor wondered why all Chinese food menus looked the same from all those different Chinese food takeout restaurants that all somehow taste the same and it's so obvious! They all must use the same Photoshop technique! What you know about the peeling laminant and saucy fingerprints filter? » 10/02/12 2:00am 10/02/12 2:00am

All the Special Effects of Game of Thrones Are Still So Unbelievably…

After seeing the reel of special effects used for Game of Thrones Season One, I was on high alert to see if anything looked off or weird in Season Two. Could I spot the hidden CGI? Nope. I couldn't find anything. Turns out, pretty much everything was CGI'd and it's amazing because it all feels so damn real. » 9/18/12 7:30pm 9/18/12 7:30pm

The Amazing Special Effects of The Walking Dead Are What Make the Show…

Just like Boardwalk Empire, The Walking Dead is a fake good show. All the style and swagger, none of the substance. It had its moment during season one but this season has been a snoozefest filled with yawns, farms and not enough walkers. But you know what's still great? The special effects. » 2/20/12 10:00pm 2/20/12 10:00pm

The Amazing Special Effects of Boardwalk Empire Are What Make the Show…

I watch Boardwalk Empire but it's not a good show. It's only fake good. It wears the clothes, has the style and carries the swagger of a good show but it doesn't hold a candle to the old HBO greats. But you know what is great about Boardwalk Empire? The special effects. I had no idea. Watch the magic. » 1/22/12 9:00pm 1/22/12 9:00pm

Exclusive: How Tron: Legacy Starred a Young Jeff Bridges

If you're a Jeff Bridges fan, Tron: Legacy was a double dose of awesomesauce. But how on earth did they turn back the clock on the Dude to get a young Clu running the show? While I wish there were a fountain of youth—or some sort of Mission Impossible-style mask?—the time-bending technique is revealed in this… » 4/04/11 4:40pm 4/04/11 4:40pm