At Nikon's annual Small World Photomicrography Competition, scientists and professional photographers work together to capture the freakiest of the teensiest and tiniest flora and fauna on film. The unseen world they shoot is beautiful... in a terrifying sort of way.
Coupled with the news that the Xbox 360 is getting full-on TV, WP7 Phones will join in with a new Xbox Companion app. Everything you'll want to watch will be controllable right from your smartphone.
A new challenger arrives, and it's completely expected. So soon after Netflix reportedly sought an exclusive deal for the soon-to-be renewed series, the Vulture blog alleges that Hulu wants the same. "Marry me!" the producers then said. Everyone was confused.
Even though I'm weirded out to no end by it, I still kind of want this thing. Yet another "classic" from Art Lebedev, the Svintus plug pig has 17 Type F sockets for all your Russian power needs.
Now that the iPhone 4S has been shown off to borderline middling interest, Apple is quietly rolling out this little dongle that allows you to charge your phone via Micro USB. Too bad it's only in Europe (for now?).
With iOS 5 coming out next Wednesday, Apple just opened the flood gates to the general market seed on their developer site. This release will probably have all the goodies you can expect for the final version. We'll let you know what's changed. [BGR]
The White House has already admitted to using iPads pretty regularly. But it turns out that the President himself got his iPad 2 earlier than anyone. And directly from Steve Jobs himself.
This will either be a godsend or a creepy nightmare. Microsoft recently filed for a patent that would allow the Kinect to scan your body size and proportions to guess your age. The idea is it'll determine whether you're of Skinemax age.
This is laundry science at work. Researchers at the University of California at Davis have developed a compound that blends into cotton clothes and, when exposed to sunlight, destroys bacteria and toxins.
Lowepro's DSLR Video Fastpack AW bags are like having A/V closets on your back. Each stylishly spartan pack can hold your camera, multiple lenses, lights, audio gear, a tripod, and your laptop without breaking a sweat. It'll make your next shoot much much easier. Starts at $120. [Lowepro]
This little piggy bank is cute, but the best part is the little dry-erase boards for savings funds. Just think. One for liquor and one for cigarettes. At that point you're not really gambling since you're always winning. $20.
Chip company Adapteva has a crazy notion: Let's turn our smartphones into veritable supercomputers. And the way to do it? Up the ante in processing power. Not with just dual-core or quad-core processors. No, their Epiphany IV chip has a monstrous 64 cores.
Yes! After years of waffling, a fourth season of Arrested Development is finally in the works. AND it'll tie into the movie they're planning, too. This is incredible news. And even better that it might run on Netflix come 2013.
This is some old-school soul for you. A friend of once said that you ought to walk like you've got someplace you've gotta be. Bobby Womack's classic Across 110th Street is the song for that occasion.
In the months since this gargantuan statue of Marilyn Monroe was erected in Chicago, it's met plenty of sidelong glances and even vandalism. The only good thing? Her undercarriage will keep you plenty dry.
The Post Office is dying, kids, hemorrhaging money while you fritter away your time with those emails. Don't you know that paper mail is safer? Friendlier? And can't be hacked... by terrorists?! That's what the USPS's new ad campaign wants you to think.