Prey is an open source tracking software. When your laptop or phone is stolen, launch Prey via SMS or online and it will provide valuable information, and even let you trigger actions on your device.
Tim Knoll is a freestyle BMX rider with a variety of tricks that will have you alternately chuckling and shaking your head in disbelief. We love how Knoll looks like he’s bored the whole time.
(NSFW) This rare avian species is being over-hunted to near extinction, primarily due to some of annoying traits, including its offensive “f*ck you” call and disgusting mating rituals.
A fictitious car made for GT 5, the X1 has a fan mechanism that forces air from underneath the car to create massive amounts of downforce. It goes from 0-60 in 1.4s, with a max speed of 280+mph.
Undoubtedly a rich man’s go kart, the DP-4 is designed to be easy and fun to drive, but it can be tricked out as well. Options include a 1400cc 200hp engine, and a proprietary AWD drivetrain.
This short by Ariel Lopez gives us a peek at his quirky animation style, and a creepy zombie flick lurking around the corner. Too bad the full film won’t be ready for tonight’s Halloween festivities.
Horses are known for their grace and power, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a playful side. The Web is filled with videos of horses playing with exercise balls, like this one right here.
Aram Bartholl’s Dead Drops project gives new meaning to peer-to-peer file sharing. Bartholl embedded five USB flash drives all around New York City that anyone can use to load or copy files.
If you thought the burgers your bought at the drive-thru were greasy, you’re right. Phil Hansen makes that point crystal clear when he “paints” the Mona Lisa with the grease from fast-food burgers.
(Language NSFW) Darth Vader tells it like it is in this hysterical edit that mashes up Star Wars with various inappropriate voice work from James Earl Jones’ other movies. (Thanks, Nick!)
Need a place to take a nap while stuck at the airport? Sleepbox would offer a climate- and light- controlled private sleeping chamber, with luggage storage, Wi-Fi, gadget charging and an LCD TV.
Are you a serious audio snob? Sony’s flagship phones are designed for professional studio monitoring, pumping out frequencies from a gut-shaking 5Hz up to an astounding 80KHz.
Some people have too much time on their hands. Take, for instance, the guys who rigged up a tiny little catapult to launch even tinier pies at bees and other bugs, then filmed it all in slow-mo.
The Hanebrink is a hybrid electric bicycle. Its 8″ thick tires allows it to conquer all kinds of terrain, even sand, while its 600W electric motor can propel the bike up to 20mph for one hour.
The newest member of Western Digital’s media players has a built-in 1TB HDD, as well as support for Blockbuster and Netflix. The Live TV Hub also streams to DLNA/UPnP compatible devices.
The latest trailer for Dragon Age II sheds more light on new protagonist Hawke using in-game graphics. It’s still a little early to be sure, but the sequel does seem to be darker and gorier.
(NSFW) Women get disrespected all the time by eyes wandering to their chest. Oscar winner Marion Cotillard shows us a new product that will make men almost look women in the eyes.
In Biutiful, Javier Bardem plays Uxbal, a man who is willing to do anything to provide for his children. Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Amores Perros, 21 Grams, Babel)
Kobe as Iron Man? Magic as Wolverine? MJ as Nick Fury? Marvel artists teamed up with ESPN to create a series of comic book cover-style art of NBA stars. If you’re a Cavs fan, brace yourself.
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