The Most Astonishing Cosplay From Emerald City Comicon... Part 2!

They sure know how to party in Seattle. Yesterday, we brought you a batch of incredible cosplay pics from Emerald City Comicon — but today's photos are way more stunning. Including some costumes we've never, ever seen done before. Check out best of ECCC's cosplay, day two! » 3/29/15 3:42pm Sunday 3:42pm

Here's Your Chance To Own The Cybernetic Dolphin From Johnny Mnemonic

Beginning March 23, a collection of movie props sculpted by the FXSMITH Studio hits the auction block, including the cybernetic dolphin from Johnny Mnemonic! And the suggested prices are eminently reasonable! » 3/21/15 1:53pm 3/21/15 1:53pm

Holy Crap, This Lego TARDIS Console Room Is Magnificent

Wow. We're getting official Doctor Who Lego later this year, but I'm pretty sure not even Lego could top this remarkable replica of the 11th Doctor's Console Room by Flickr User Thorsten Bonsch. » 3/01/15 11:40am 3/01/15 11:40am

Holy Hell This Power Rangers Reboot Is Dark As F*ck

James Van Der Beek and Katee Sackhoff star in Joseph Kahn's (Detention, Toque) R-rated, NSFW Power Rangers short film. We did not think the Power Rangers could be this dark. We were so wrong. » 2/24/15 10:26am 2/24/15 10:26am

This Periodic Table Quilt Was Made by a Robot

When he's not busy with his job as co-founder of Wolfram Research, Theodore Gray makes a lot of incredible things. Sometimes they have to do with metal and fire. But fairly regularly, he uses a robot to make a quilt. And this is the quilt which rules them all. » 2/19/15 6:15pm 2/19/15 6:15pm

This Weird App Gave Us an Amazing Video

Pegas is a Romanian company that makes bikes. And they have a new app that lets you sample colors from the city landscape, and find a paint match to use on your Pegas City Bike. It's a weird idea, but the result is this diverting video about what it's like to bicycle in Bucharest. Which makes it all worth it. » 2/17/15 1:09pm 2/17/15 1:09pm

Peter Kuper's Spy Vs. Spy Comics Are A Work Of Heart-Rending Brilliance

We've loved the Spy vs. Spy comics in Mad Magazine forever — but for the last 17+ years, they've been the work of comics superstar Peter Kuper. And Kuper's take on the two dueling spies is anarchic, and wonderful to behold. » 2/11/15 9:44am 2/11/15 9:44am

Mel Brooks Still Wants To Make A Spaceballs Sequel

We've been waiting a long time for the next Star Wars movie... but we've been waiting even longer for a sequel to Spaceballs, Mel Brooks' Star Wars spoof. But now, Brooks says he actually wants to make this happen, and he aims to start work on it soon after The Force Awakens comes out. » 2/08/15 3:16pm 2/08/15 3:16pm

You'll Need A Flexible Key To Open "The Weirdest Lock On Earth"

It's been said there's no such thing as an unpickable lock. That may be true – but this innovative lock assembly just bested one of the Internet's most famous lock-pickers, who calls it "the weirdest lock on Earth." » 10/18/14 1:52pm 10/18/14 1:52pm

You Can Now Access All Of Richard Feynman's Physics Lectures For Free

The lectures of Nobel Prize winning physicist Richard Feynman were legendary. Footage of these lectures does exist, but they are most famously preserved in The Feynman Lectures. The three-volume set may be the most popular collection of physics books ever written, and now you can access it online, in its entirety, for… » 8/30/14 6:49pm 8/30/14 6:49pm

This Little Girl's Reaction To A Rocket Launch Will Make Your Week

Shaylee was busy playing with her toys on the couch when footage from one of NASA's Space Shuttle launches started playing on television. Anyone who's witnessed something as awe-inspiring as human spaceflight will surely identify with her sense of wonder. All together now: ISSAWOCKETSHIIIIIIIIP! » 8/23/14 7:38pm 8/23/14 7:38pm

Watch The World's Tallest Water Slide Test Its First Human Riders

The Verrückt, the world's tallest water slide, has finally started testing with real, live humans. And the first drop in this POV footage is absolutely terrifying. » 7/06/14 12:58pm 7/06/14 12:58pm

Holy crap, these bionic arms look just like Doc Ock's

Designed by German engineering firm Festo, these claw-tipped, artificially intelligent arms were designed to mimic the utility and movement of an elephant's trunk – but the resemblance to Dock Ock's writhing limbs is just uncanny. » 3/15/14 9:00pm 3/15/14 9:00pm

Witness the Birth of a Snowflake

One of the more technically creative time lapses we've seen in a long while, Snowtime is a 2-minute "microscopic time-lapse" by Vyacheslav Ivanov that captures the mesmerizing bloom of budding ice crystals in all their hexagonal glory. » 2/22/14 6:55pm 2/22/14 6:55pm

Dome Houses to Protect You from the Dark Future

This meticulously crafted 777-replica is made of manila folders

This is genuinely incredible. Luca Iaconi-Stewart may just be the world's greatest paper-airplane-maker. Seriously – this guy's work makes your crease-and-fold creations look like utter child's play. » 1/18/14 5:57pm 1/18/14 5:57pm

Man builds induction-powered LED engagement ring, wins at everything

Here's how to turn a bar of titanium into a ring with LED-illuminated jewels that light up when they're near a power source. One: fall in love. Two: a bunch of other stuff. Three: boom, magic-ring. » 5/23/13 6:36pm 5/23/13 6:36pm