“Think of the one thing you’ve always wanted. Now find it in your mind’s eye, and feel it in your heart.” Emma Watson stars as Belle and Dan Stevens stars as The Beast in Disney’s live action adaptation of a tale as old as time. Well, as old as 1740. Premieres 3/17/17.
While you might think those goofy dancing inflatable guys you see at car dealerships were the brainchild of some advertising genius, they actually got their start as moving sculptures during an Olympic opening ceremony 20 years ago. Great Big Story shares the details.
The Timex IQ+ Move is designed to look like a traditional analog timepiece. It tracks steps and distance, calories burned, and sleep habits, and can sync time precisely with your phone. It’s not as feature rich as other smartwatches, but we much prefer the styling of these.
Possibly the strangest drawbridge design we’ve ever seen, the Heatherwick pedestrian bridge in London, England curls itself upwards like a pill bug instead of the traditional lift mechanisms. While it’s not exactly necessary, it’s an impressive feat of engineering.
If you’ve ever wondered how they make those giant springs used in the suspension systems of cars, check out this footage of a molten hot rod of steel as it’s bent around a moving cylinder, then quenched in a vat of oil to harden it.
Whether or not you agree with the casting of Scar-Jo in the role of Major Motoko Kusanagi, this trailer has us pretty excited about where the live action version of Masamune Shirow’s classic anime looks to be headed, with incredible visuals and thrilling action.
A cool idea for making drywall measurements and cuts easy as pie. This tool’s built-in tape measure lets you figure out the size of openings, then move to the piece of drywall and score it to the proper width. Just be sure to read the reviews before buying.
Magician and escape artist David Blaine dropped by The Tonight Show, and proceeded to freak out Jimmy and the guys from The Roots with a series of impressive close-up card tricks, culminating in a serious mindbender. Then he pulls a Steve Jobsian “One more thing…”
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