If you thought showing up to a fancy shindig in a full-on tuxedo was as classy as one could get, you probably weren’t aware that someone on Etsy was selling tiny GoldenEye N64 cartridge cufflinks to perfectly complete that ensemble.
Meet Lost Coves. I'm always at a loss for how to describe them. Experimental stoner rock? Hallucinogenic post-punk crash and bang? I'm not good with genres. What I know is that Lost Coves create soundscapes that suck you in.
The Library of Congress is one of the most splendid resources in the country—which is terrific, if you're in DC. For those who aren't (and even who are!), the Library's putting a massive audio archive online, for free.
There's something that's oddly hypnotic about watching this hand-cranked machine slice, drop and catch these small spherical rare earth magnets one at a time. The little 5mm ball magnets start out as a connected string, and are continuously fed through the contraption in a loop. As the video goes on, you get to see…
Universal health care! A multitude of tall, beautiful blonde people! IKEA! Does it get any better? Apparently, it does—Nikon is now selling its chic limited edition set of three lenses in Sweden—the only country besides Belgium.
Remote control cars have long been confined to one plane: the floor. No longer the case! The Zero Gravity Finn McMissile car—a suave spyster whip voiced by Michael Caine—can cruise from the floor to the wall without changing gear.
If you're in the market for an extremely rare piece of gaming history, that crazy joint Sony-Nintendo prototype controller has hit eBay once again. It probably costs a boatload, but its owner would be the top nerd on his block.
Many of our readers may not necessarily be all that interested in a title called Viva Pinata: Trouble In Paradise. We get that. But did you know that the game almost got the Xbox 360 and Nintendo DS working together? Blasphemy! No, just a simple trick, actually.
Syd Mead's concept artwork for Blade Runner has always looked a bit like a jazz painting. It's meant to portray a saturnine view of downtown Los Angeles in the future, but the only things in it that are even slightly futuristic are the armored-looking dumptruck on the street, and the hulking mega-skyscraper in the…