Man runs out of subway car and races it to get back in at next station

I could have never imagined this could be possible: Watch this guy getting out of a London subway car and running all the way to next station to get back inside the same subway car. » 9/18/14 4:40am 9/18/14 4:40am

9 Classic Posters From the London Tube's 150 Year History

The London Underground secured a place in the pantheon of good graphic design with engineer Harry Beck’s topologic Tube Map from 1933. In addition to that icon, however, the transit system has a pretty substantial history of bringing top-notch visuals to the subterranean masses; posters promoting everything from the… » 8/28/13 9:00am 8/28/13 9:00am

This Subway Map Is Not an Image, Just Pure Code

This version of London's iconic tube map looks just like the official PDF of the transport network—but in fact it is created entirely from HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. » 5/22/13 6:32am 5/22/13 6:32am

All Circuit Boards Should Be As Pretty As This One

Though it might look a lot like your typical circuit board on first glance, this board designed by Yuri Suzuki actually hides the London Underground Map in plain sight. As you look closer, you'll see all the resistors and components matching up to re-create the London Tube. » 9/11/12 6:20pm 9/11/12 6:20pm

This Week's Best Web Video

Treat yourself to this week's hidden gems, from Dexter's Dark Echo to GameTrailers' Rock Band 3 Review. Just don't have Masters of Horror on full blast while kids are ringing your bell or you could scar them for life. » 10/30/10 4:00pm 10/30/10 4:00pm

The Best TV on the Web This Week

Looking for something worth watching? You've come to the right place, again! From Charlie Rose's interview with funny man Zack Galifianakis to a less hilarious but equally inspiring tale of Detroit, here's the best of what's online this week: » 10/16/10 2:00pm 10/16/10 2:00pm

Watch How Amazing the Moving Walkway Was, 50 Years Ago

Half a century ago, it was a real pain in the ass to use the subway in London. So they added a "travelator"—not an escalator, mind you, but a climbing moving walkway. And London was pumped. » 10/15/10 6:40pm 10/15/10 6:40pm

The Best TV on the Web This Week

There's something for everybody this week. From Scare Tactics and Kurt and Courtney to the return of Ask A Ninja, Web TV is crawling with some incredibly fresh finds. » 10/09/10 2:00pm 10/09/10 2:00pm

The Best TV on the Web this Week

We've got another awesome week of Internet TV coming at you. We're most excited about HBO's Bored To Death but won't be offended if you get more of a kick out of Stiller and Meara. » 10/02/10 12:00pm 10/02/10 12:00pm

What's Worth Watching on the Web this Week? is back again with the definitive guide to this week's Web programming. Nearly every broadcasting network is posting their premieres online shortly after they air now, but we're most excited about Louis CK's stand-up movie Hilarious. » 9/24/10 4:20pm 9/24/10 4:20pm

What's Worth Watching on the Web this Week?

TV is rapidly moving online. But you already knew that. What you don't know—because it's nearly impossible to tell—is exactly what shows are available online right now, where they're located, and what's worth watching. » 9/17/10 7:20pm 9/17/10 7:20pm

Runaway Subway Blows Through Six Stations with No Driver

Passengers on the London Tube barely escaped with their lives when a defective train with no driver broke away and sped through six stations without stopping. Circle round and hear the harrowing tale of London's ghost train of death. » 8/13/10 6:13pm 8/13/10 6:13pm

We Are Just a Tiny Station in the Milky Way Subway Map

Harvard postdoctoral fellow Samuel Arbesman has created this beautiful subway map of our home galaxy, based on the original modern subway map—Harry beck's London tube. Can you spot the Sun? Zoom in. » 1/22/10 9:40am 1/22/10 9:40am

Vacuum Tube Chess Set

Paul Fryer's Vacuum Tube Chess set—one of only seven made—actually have pieces that light up when they're plugged in to the board. Now you'll know exactly when someone picks up a piece from the board. [Allvisualarts via MAKE via BBG] » 6/29/09 12:40pm 6/29/09 12:40pm

Lexon Stuffs FM Radio Into a Twisty Tube

Who doesn't love tubes? This Lexon tube looks like something you would shoot down a pipe at the bank, but it's actually a FM radio that you twist to turn stations. [Singulier via Aquire] » 5/11/09 2:20pm 5/11/09 2:20pm

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Abused by Britney Spears in New Video

Thanks to about a million tips, I've been forced to sit through the new Britney Spears music video for "Womanizer" because the flashy Nokia 5800 XpressMusic 'Tube' makes an appearance. The phone is used to take a picture of a ridiculously be-wigged Britney before she violently attacks the photographer and slams his… » 10/11/08 12:30pm 10/11/08 12:30pm

Chinese Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Won't Have 3G, Wi-Fi, Reason To Exist

Just like the iPhone » 10/10/08 7:27am 10/10/08 7:27am, Nokia 'Tube' won't have 3G or Wi-Fi enabled when it makes its way to China, which pretty much negates any reasons that customers might have to want one. The 3G exclusion can at least be blamed on China's lack of coverage, but disabling Wi-Fi on every new phone just doesn't make sense. All…