Woman completely transforms her face with make up

Meet makeup artist Elsa Rhae. Also known as a White Walker. Or Captain Planet. Or the Grinch. Or anybody, really. Rhae can transform her face into pretty much anything in the world because she's simply incredible at what she does. She uses make up and face paint to bring characters to life in the real world. » 5/19/14 11:48pm 5/19/14 11:48pm

This little kid is better at yo-yo than I am at anything

I should just give up. Call it quits. It's over. This cute little kid is better at doing yo-yo tricks than I am at doing anything. Yeah, even things I've done pretty much all my life like breathing or drinking water or cutting my toenails. Even worse for me, he looks so cool (and cute!) doing it. He has so much… » 5/13/14 10:19pm 5/13/14 10:19pm

The Problem With Big Data Is That Nobody Understands It

The concept of Big Data—the practice of acquiring, analyzing and interpreting ridiculously huge data sets—is something much of the technology and business world is extremely excited about. But excited is about as far as it goes because, currently, there just aren't enough practitioners to make it work. » 4/30/12 3:55am 4/30/12 3:55am

Does Talent Really Trump Hard Work?

The authors of a recent New York Times opinion piece want to rain on the parade of anyone who thought they might be able to succeed by working really hard. Luckily, their arguments aren't very convincing. » 11/21/11 2:20pm 11/21/11 2:20pm

Super Talent 8GB Flash Drive is World's Smallest

The chaps at Super Talent are not only incredibly modest, talented and super, but they must also be fantastically tiny to have put together the world's smallest 8GB flash drive. (Flawless logic, I'm sure you'll agree.) Retailing at $35, the price is pretty reasonable, at least until you drop it into your chest hair… » 4/08/08 5:34am 4/08/08 5:34am

Frenchman Fotoshop Fiesta, Part Deux

Well, the entries kept rolling in, so why not post them? This is the last batch of photoshops from our mini-contest yesterday, and it contains some more brilliance and some more absolute head-scratchers. This contest is officially closed, so thank you all for playing, and please stop disrupting my day by filling my… » 5/04/07 4:00pm 5/04/07 4:00pm