3-D printing, the technology that will change retail stores forever, still has a long way to go to best injection-molded plastic. But if you want one application where 3-D printing kicks the ass of conventional tooling, look no further than this Inception-inspired coffee table.
Science fiction has rocked cinemas for a century, and the genre has produced many undisputed classics during that time. But which movies are essential viewing for anyone interested in the genre? We broke down the 50 must-watch science fiction films.
Christopher Nolan's Inception is a delightfully surreal look at merging the worlds of dream and reality - but this video essay from Brows Held High takes a deep dive into Nolan's surrealist influences as well as Inception's flirtation with the greatest filmmaking illusion of all: the Narrative.
We tend to think of science fiction and fantasy as being like mystery novels — the story is over when you solve the case. So we obsess over questions that have no answers. But here are 10 questions that are better unanswered, either because the possibilities are fascinating or because the answers would be terrible.
As usual, every single time I see one of these movie remakes as an 8-bit retro game I feel the nostalgia of playing something that I never played. Their version of Inception is, once again, impeccable. I wish these people made games instead of just videos.
Nowadays, when you go see a big movie, you assume everything is going to be computer animation and greenscreen, and nothing is real. But a lot of the biggest, craziest movie stunts, past and present, have been entirely practical. Here are some of the most complicated stunt sequences that were created in reality.
We've seen an Xbox One playing through another Xbox One. And an Xbox 360 through an Xbox One through an Xbox One. Also a Wii U through an Xbox One and, sure, a PS4 through an Xbox One. But what if you plug one Xbox One into itself? Because it's certainly possible. And the results are kind of beautiful.
With its $160 million budget, Inception's special effects—the floating hallway scene in particular—are pretty damn impressive. But take away the funds, the crew, the computers, and what do you have left? Videographer Justin Fredrick Clark's very own (and equally incredible) gravity defying room—which he built…
The movie Inception is getting closer to reality. By planting false memories into the minds of mice, neuroscientists at MIT have created the first artificially implanted memories. And they've brought us closer to understanding the fallibility of human recollection.
Though it only seems like yesterday that Inception came out (because of everyone overusing the Inception horn), it's been over 2 years since a big budget mainstream movie has wrinkled people's brain like it did. But because it was so committed to wowing us with illogical logic, there were bound to be mistakes in the…
A soldier tries to sleep. But he is not safe in his dreams. Jolted awake by a nightmare, the combat veteran fumbles in the dark for his 3-D glasses.
This endearing and wonderful piece, entitled "Stop Motion Photographer," was created by photographer Dave Wallace for ClickPixx.com. He and his loving actors helped him stitch 2335 photos together over 11 hours. That's dedication. And result is enchanting.
Oh hey, a well-executed Inception meme! This is like finding an old $20 bill in your pocket. Hello, old friend! A TV, iPad, and iPhone, all stacked up—just like dreams. How do you make that noise again? BRUNNHHHHHHHHH.
Admit it: You have no idea what happened in Inception. Maybe you should have a viewing party and see it again. I've got just the chair for you to plant your ass in while you watch.
Uh-oh, it's catching—Warner Bros has seen fit to offer up two Harry Potter films; Life as We Know It; Yogi Bear and Inception to the Facebook audience. Cue status updates on a whole new level from those finally catching up with Inception. Like with The Dark Knight, they can be digitally rented using $3 worth of…
You probably thought the internet had squeezed the last bit of meme juice from the Inception fruit, right? Wrong! This brilliant recreation by Austrian artist Wolfgang Matzl puts an antique-y spin on the original. Brilliant, but still very confusing. [Salon]
Interestingly, Warner Bros has released The Dark Knight and Inception as downloadable apps on the iPhone. It starts as a free app with a 5-minute preview and extra features and becomes a full movie with an in-app purchase ($10, $12 respectively, you can choose whether to download or stream).