What It Takes to Build a Snake-Proof Suit

Later tonight, you'll be able to watch a man attempt to become a 25-foot, giant green anaconda's dinner—willingly. And to make sure our human snake snack makes it out alive, scientists spent months designing, testing, and building one incontrovertibly snake-proof suit. Air mask, chainmail, pig's blood and all. » 12/07/14 10:56am 12/07/14 10:56am

Our First Look at the Radical Design of George Lucas' Art Museum

A few months ago, noted traditionalist George Lucas surprised everyone by announcing he had chosen the avant-garde architect Ma Yansong to design his Museum of Narrative Art. Today in Chicago, we got a first look at what Lucas and Ma have in mind—and it could transform Chicago's lakeshore. » 11/03/14 7:07pm 11/03/14 7:07pm

12 Awesome Star Wars Posters, From Collector's Items to Concept Art

The franchise needs no introduction now, but a long time ago in this very galaxy, even Star Wars had to entice an audience into the theater. A new book called Star Wars Art: Posters collects some of the most iconic—and stylistically diverse—broadsides from A New Hope through Revenge of the Sith, plus a bit of Clone… » 10/14/14 10:02am 10/14/14 10:02am

Lego's Amazing New HQ Is Finally Underway (And You Can Build Your Own)

Lego maniacs have another pilgrimage destination to add to their list: The brand's new "experience center" broke ground in Billund, Denmark yesterday. As you'd expect, the building itself looks like it's constructed from a pile of Lego bricks. And thanks to a new Lego Architecture kit, you can start building your own… » 8/20/14 10:24pm 8/20/14 10:24pm

This Twisting Mirror Bridge Reflects Every Detail of a Shanghai Street

UNStudio has created a beautifully constructed archway that brightens up the retail sphere of Xintiandi Mall in China. Because it's lined with mirrors, you can track your movements from beginning to end and watch your surroundings skip playfully across the different planes of the mall's entrance. It's like walking… » 4/21/14 5:30am 4/21/14 5:30am

Real-Life Locations That Would Make Badass Supervillain Lairs

If you're a supervillain, one thing you need to think long and hard about is real estate. Where can you store all of your evil gadgets? How can you stay off of a superhero's radar while remaining comfy? Where will the minions live? We have a few ideas based on real places from around the world. » 1/22/14 12:25am 1/22/14 12:25am

A Video Showing Everything A Mouse Clicks On In A Single Day

Clicking on a mouse has become such a mundane task, such an embedded part of our daily lives that it's become like breathing. We need to do it, but we never actually think about it when we do it. So it's fascinating watching this video of an artist who took a picture every time he clicked his mouse in a single day. » 1/14/14 9:30pm 1/14/14 9:30pm