BattleBots Is Back After Ten Years, And It's Bound To Be Incredible

Oh hell yes: BattleBots is coming back to TV. This summer, homemade robots will battle to the death on television, just as Asimov intended. They'll be faster and stronger than ever before. Which makes sense, because the last time BattleBots was on television was over a decade ago. Imagine what they could do now. » 2/06/15 7:31pm 2/06/15 7:31pm

Watch a sneak preview of the new Monty Python show opening tonight

Monty Python's new mostly-live-show premieres tonight at the London O2 Arena. And they just released this video to show a little bit of what a few lucky bastards will get to see. » 7/01/14 10:02pm 7/01/14 10:02pm

Alien Close Encounter or Flying Robot Lightshow?

Close Encounters of the Third Kind is one of my favorite movies ever, which is why I imagine our first contact with aliens like the video above: all pretty light and pretty music and pretty choreography. » 6/27/12 12:00pm 6/27/12 12:00pm

World War II-era Plane Crashes at West Virginia Air Show

Just a day after an air show crash took the lives of three nine people in Reno, Nevada, another plane went down during yet another air show. This crash took place during the Thunder Over the Blue Ridge show in Martinsburg, WV. » 9/17/11 5:00pm 9/17/11 5:00pm

Get Blown Away By This Architectural Music Light Show

I love what happens when you put technology in the hands of very creative people like André Chocron. Using only time-lapse photography, the Norwegian director created one of the best music light shows I've seen. » 6/10/11 1:41am 6/10/11 1:41am

This Is What Happens When You Burn Steel Wool

It's so surprisingly fantastic and magical that I'm going to go buy steel wool and light it on fire right now. It's like having front row seats to an intergalactic light show. [Boing Boing] » 11/27/10 7:00pm 11/27/10 7:00pm

What Is This?

What could this be? Did Pac-Man dye himself in chrome? Did the power of my goatee split a rounded mirror in half? If you can make out the logo in the top right corner, you'll have a hint... » 3/15/10 9:20pm 3/15/10 9:20pm

The Daily Show Investigates How the Large Hadron Collider Is Going to…

The Daily Show asks a very good question about the Large Hadron Collider: "Why the f*** would you want to recreate the Big Bang?" » 5/01/09 12:50pm 5/01/09 12:50pm

Video: Samsung Show W7900 Projector-Packing Cellphone Actually Looks…

This currently Korea-only projector cellphone peeped up its head at CES, and now our friends at PopSci had a chance to play with the Show and its 10-lumen built-in DLP projector. » 1/27/09 1:30pm 1/27/09 1:30pm

Samsung Show is the First Brand Name, Non-Prototype Projector Phone

The Samsung Show touchscreen projector phone may not be the first projector phone out there, but it is the first one that isn't a prototype, and doesn't come from a completely obscure manufacturer. » 1/12/09 9:00pm 1/12/09 9:00pm

Upcoming Prototype This! TV Show Sounds Like Modders, Maker's Geekfest

Hackaday has a piece about an upcoming Discovery Channel show called "Prototype this!" It's due in October, and since it's about making and modding robots and other gizmos, it sounds like a Mythbusters-meets-Makerfaire geeky heaven. [ Hackaday » 8/15/08 7:07am 8/15/08 7:07am]

Footprint Fireworks Were Faked into Olympics Opening TV Show

A local Beijing paper has revealed that some of the amazing fireworks » 8/11/08 5:04am 8/11/08 5:04am in the Olympics opening show were digitally-crafted fakes, inserted into the live TV feed. The Beijing Times quotes the head of visual effects, who says that the 28 giant footprints that stomped through the air above the city, ending at the stadium,…

Discovery Channel Looking For a Host For "Super Testing" Show

Discovery Channel is looking for a host for their new Super Testing show. You've got to be male, and between the ages of 30 and 50, and enjoy blowing things up and testing them I'd assume. I'd guess the perfect future star is a reader of Giz. Why not an editor of Giz? I don't know, I think we're all too doughy. So,… » 8/02/08 12:47pm 8/02/08 12:47pm

Guy Collects 5000 Cellphones, Creates Art Show

If you're in Boston and really like looking at cellphones, a guy called Rob Pettit collected 5,000 of them and created an art show. Hit the link to see where and when it is, and be thankful that Rob's collecting them instead of poisoning little kids. [Rob Pettit] » 4/04/08 6:00pm 4/04/08 6:00pm

Microvision Handheld Pico Projector Can Drive a 100-inch Image

If you really must have a way to watch those four seasons of Futurama DVDs anywhere you go, this Microvision SHOW handheld projector is the way to go. Not only is it about the size of a first or second-gen iPod, it can shoot out a 848x480 image (DVD quality) that's anywhere from 12-inches to 100-inches in size. It… » 1/02/08 1:04pm 1/02/08 1:04pm

OK Go to Rock Moritz Waldemeyer LED Suits on Their Upcoming Tour

First they wowed us with their treadmill love, and now OK Go are looking to light up fans' lives with the costumes for their upcoming tour. Designed by Moritz Waldemeyer (standing on the right in the fifth gallery picture), who has collaborated with London-based fashion designer Hussein Chalayan, as well as architect… » 11/26/07 8:47pm 11/26/07 8:47pm