Video: This completely mirrored world is so trippy to see

Sometimes the world in this video by Joe Pease is mirrored horizontally, like a city folding itself on top of itself. Other times, it’s mirrored vertically, like in perfect symmetry. But what makes the video even more mind bending than seeing a world mirrored is seeing how certain people are able to break it and… »9/01/15 8:05pm9/01/15 8:05pm


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 5:15am12/23/13 5:15am

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 6:40pm10/27/12 6:40pm

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

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 7:30pm9/18/12 7:30pm

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

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 9:00pm1/22/12 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 4:40pm4/04/11 4:40pm