I Tried VR Porn, And It Was Weird

"Have you ever tried VR porn?" Vander Caballero asked me. The video game developer was trying to convince me of VR's potential to revolutionize intimacy. "Do you want to try it right now?" » 3/06/15 9:00pm 3/06/15 9:00pm

Short film: The hilarious truth about time travel is that we're selfish

If you could travel through time where would you go? To the future? To go see dinosaurs? And what would you do? Cure cancer? Prevent wars? Sure. But what about just using time travel to selfishly make your life easier? It sounds silly but it really might be the funniest thing you can do with time travel. » 12/01/14 10:53pm 12/01/14 10:53pm

Meet the men who are seriously building time machines

Everyone wants to go back into time and see historical events or jump ahead to experience the future. It's human nature to wonder about tomorrow and reminisce about yesterday. We can't help it. But even though DeLoreans and Victorian open carriages and hot tubs have helped us imagine time travel, most of us are… » 5/07/14 9:21pm 5/07/14 9:21pm

Record/Play: A Walkman Time Machine Is Tragic Sci-Fi Love

Here's a fantastic short for you sci-fi fans: Record/Play, directed by Jesse Atlas, is a short film that covers time travel, love, changing fate, war, memories and cassette tapes. It's slow building yet tense, you're itching to see what new wrinkles each play of the tape will bring. » 10/07/13 11:00pm 10/07/13 11:00pm

Foursquare's Awesome Time Machine Visualizes All Your Check-Ins

If there's one thing Foursquare actually does right, it's fantastic visualizations of where we've all collectively checked-in. The latest, called the Time Machine, focuses squarely on you and not everyone. » 6/13/13 11:05am 6/13/13 11:05am

Oh Yes, An Iranian Scientist Has Invented a Time Machine (So He Says)

Ali Razeghi, an Iranian scientist who is the managing director of Iran's Centre for Strategic Inventions, has done something only the great Doc Brown has done: he's created a time machine. But unlike Doc's DeLorean, Razeghi's "The Aryayek Time Traveling Machine" can only take you to the future. What are we waiting… » 4/10/13 7:00pm 4/10/13 7:00pm

The Lego Back to the Future Time Machine Train Is a Must Have

Our friend Masashi Togami, the founder of Team Back to the Future, has a new BTTF project on Lego Cuusoo: Doc Brown's Jules Verne Train. Like the soon-to-come-to-market Lego Back to the Future DeLorean, this model-created by Sakuretsu-is extremely well designed and fully functional. » 2/25/13 7:00pm 2/25/13 7:00pm

Western Digital's New Passport Drives Pack Big Space in a Little Place

Lugging around an external drive that weighs more than your MBA kind of defeats the purpose of buying a lightweight laptop. Luckily, Western Digital's latest My Passport drives can hold a terabyte of data but tip the scales at less than a pound. » 9/22/11 12:20pm 9/22/11 12:20pm

Video Time Machine for iPhone Takes You Back into Time with Nostalgic…

Video Time Machine, from the guys behind YouTube Time Machine, is an awesome app that let's you select a year and category and then watch a relevant video. I've been enjoying all the videos of my youth. » 6/01/11 8:20pm 6/01/11 8:20pm

GigaPan's "Time Machine", a Way To Pan and Zoom Gigapixel Timelapses

GigaPan, if you recall, is that incredible technology that stitches together hundreds of photos into a single, ultra-high-resolution image which you can zoom in and out of to view minuscule details. Now, GigaPan has updated their project so you're zooming in and out of moving pictures—timelapses. So you're not only… » 4/22/11 3:00am 4/22/11 3:00am

How To Build A Time Machine

According to Stephen Hawking, building a time machine isn't hard: "All you need is a wormhole, the Large Hadron Collider or a rocket that goes really, really fast." Just grab one of those and hop right through the fourth dimension. » 5/07/10 10:40pm 5/07/10 10:40pm

Why Time Travel Will Never Work

Sorry, time travel hopefuls. Even if you get it right someday, it's going to go wrong. Although this would've made a great alternate ending for Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure. [Buzzfeed] » 5/06/10 9:20pm 5/06/10 9:20pm

Time Warp Backs Up Your Time Machine, Er, Backups to Amazon's S3 Service

One of the more interesting, ways to keep your precious Time Machine backups safe: Time Warp is a $25 app (free while in beta) that compresses and encrypts your backups, then uploads them to your Amazon S3 account. » 7/20/09 8:45am 7/20/09 8:45am

How to Use Time Machine Backups on Windows Home Server (or Any…

One of the lame things about Time Machine is that backups over the network are only officially supported on Time Capsule. Luckily, even if you don't have one of HP's Time Machine-compatible Home Servers, you can make it work. » 7/10/09 6:40pm 7/10/09 6:40pm

Seagate Replica Is Time Machine for Windows PCs

For all of Windows 7's niceties, it still doesn't have an appropriately slick built-in backup system like Time Machine. Enter Seagate Replica, which Rob at BoingBoing Gadgets says works perfectly, just like Time Machine. » 4/27/09 10:00am 4/27/09 10:00am

Your Life in Rolex Time Sand

We often feature watches, full of complications, knobs, and weirdness. This is much simpler: Rolex Time Sand for hourglasses. One bag is equivalent to 30 days, and here's your entire life in Rolex sand: » 2/02/09 6:00am 2/02/09 6:00am

The White House Website: Today Vs. When Bush Took Office

Today has been loaded with little metaphors. Dick Cheney leaving in a wheelchair, for instance, but another amazing one is comparing the White House website today with what it looked like when Bush took office. » 1/20/09 5:20pm 1/20/09 5:20pm

HP MediaSmart EX487 Server Has Remote MP3 Streaming, Mac Time Machine…

HP's EX485/7 iteration of their MediaSmart Server now comes with a revamped UI, remote music and photo streaming capability, and is the first non-apple NAS product to support Time Machine.
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