Put on your tin-foil hat, cover your webcam with a piece of tape, and wait for the imminent arrival of the lizard people because it’s time for some conspiracy theories. Over half of American adults believe in at least one wacky theory, but why are these absurd and complex ideas are so appealing?
Spring is here, but that doesn’t mean any of us want to do anything but binge watch TV. Netflix is bringing a bunch of its original TV shows back this month in the United States alongside tons of other new movies.
Apple just pushed out its newest app, a mobile iMovie for the Snapchat generation—but it’s far from the only lightweight video editor you can get for your phone. Jazz up those clips of your pets and vacations before they hit Instagram and Snapchat with these mobile video editing suites, putting pro tools in your…
Netflix is about to rain down on April with some nerd-friendly original content, but that’s coming at the cost of some of the best nerd-friendly classic TV.
Over the course of 12 years, the HiRISE camera has been photographing the Red Planet inch-by-inch from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Around 50,000 still images have been taken and anyone can check out hi-res stereo versions online. A Finnish filmmaker has spent three months converting the photos into a short video…
When the Dieselgate emissions scandal broke, Volkswagen put a stop sale on TDIs and eventually started buying back hundreds of thousands of affected cars from customers. Hundreds of those cars now sit in the abandoned Detroit Lions stadium parking lot, others are rotting on a decommissioned California Air Force base,…
Playing videos on a phone or tablet can be frustrating and difficult, but there are a few tools and apps around to ease the pain. Here’s how to make sure your videos always play smoothly and as intended on your mobile devices.
A while back, I wrote about the very conflicting story of Violette Morris, a cyclecar racer in the 1920s who was so insanely hardcore she had her breasts removed so she could fit into her cramped race cars better. She’s a fascinating person, but also something of a monster who ended up murdering people for the…
Whether or not you’ve seen The Hateful Eight, owning it for $5 is just something you should do. The bloody and ruthless Quinten Tarantino Western is a great addition to any movie library.
The last thing you want when you settle down to binge-watch Orange is the New Black is buffering or lag on your Netflix video stream. With that in mind, these are the tricks you need to be aware of to minimize the chances of that happening. Most of these tips apply to any video streaming site, so you can reuse them…
Emma Frost can read minds and turn into a nigh-indestructible diamond person. She doesn’t take crap from fools, either, and that’s why Erich Von Metzger cosplays as the X-Men’s formidable telepath.
For an ex-military pilot, any 99-cent store can hold the treasures that can help build Cybertron’s greatest warriors.
Bowling: it’s not just for fun anymore. Now you can use it for filmmaking. At least, stop-motion filmmaking. Only at Laika. And specifically on Kubo and the Two Strings.
The Electoral College is an integral, if not unusual, part of American democracy. Few other nations have one, and even when they do the system isn’t quite the same. How does the electoral college work and why do we even have one? Our latest video explains.
Cosplay is a lifestyle that takes up a lot of time, energy and space. When more than one person in a household is committed to crafting fictional character outfits, the hobby takes over almost every square inch of a home.
Let’s bow our heads for six seconds of silence: Vine is closing down. The video looping service doesn’t fit in with Twitter’s plans for the future, which means you’re going to have to go elsewhere for your micro-movie-making exploits. In the announcement of its closure, Vine said it plans on “keeping the website online
Last week, we introduced you to Behind the Mask, our video series exploring the lives of people who take cosplay very seriously. The second video is here, and it’s all about Becka Noel and Dhareza Maramis, professional cosplayers who met through cosplay and have been engaged for over four years—because they can’t stop…
You know a security risk is serious when Mark Zuckerberg starts paying attention. While putting tape over your webcam is one surefire way of making sure no one’s watching you on your webcam, you don’t have to rely on such primitive methods. There are a couple of apps that can do the job for you.
Yesterday’s final trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was our most in-depth look at the movie so far—and it was jam-packed with amazing moments and little details that have us trying to guess at what’s going on in the movie. Here’s a bite-sized look at nineof our favorite moments, and what they might mean.