Kowloon Walled City: Remembering Hong Kong's Chaotic City of Darkness

It's been 20 years (to the month) since Kowloon Walled City was demolished, but amazingly, it remains one of the most dense structures ever built. As many as 33,000 people crammed into the seven-acre plot, known in Cantonese as "the city of darkness," before they were relocated in 1993. This diagram, from the South… » 4/19/13 1:11pm 4/19/13 1:11pm

An iPhone 4 That'll Light Your Desk

This replica looks like a ridiculously large iPhone 4, similar to the ginormous fan case we saw recently. But this knockoff Apple product isn't for cooling, it's for lighting your desk. » 8/03/11 10:15pm 8/03/11 10:15pm

Giant iPhone Display Runs OS X (This Time, At Least)

Eagle-eyed reader Phelipe Hamoui snapped these shots of the giant iPhone display in Hong Kong running Mac OS X. This marks a nice change from that embarrassing little slip-up » 10/04/08 4:00pm 10/04/08 4:00pm that revealed a U.S. display was running (gasp upon gasp!) Windows XP. So take a deep breath, Mac Army. Everything's gonna be okay. []