Adam Savage's Replica Hedge Maze From The Shining Is Scarily Accurate

When Mythbusters' Adam Savage isn't, uh, busting myths, he spends his time crafting amazing replicas of movie props, among other hobbies. This time around it's the hedge maze from Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, prompted by Savage's disappointment in what should have been the "official" version. » 2/28/15 4:09pm 2/28/15 4:09pm

Hacker Controls This Rave-Approved LED Suit With an NES Power Glove

The Power Glove was the quirkiest little peripheral ever devised for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Although if found only limited use on that platform, modern day tinkers with access to cheap and simple microcontrollers can now turn these 25-year-old video game artifacts into futuristic wearables. » 9/28/14 3:05pm 9/28/14 3:05pm

YouTube Comments Will Soon Be Less Racist, Homophobic, and Confusing

Ever read the comments on a popular YouTube video? There is no faster way to strip yourself of faith in humanity. It's a cesspool. And this is coming from someone who writes for the Gawker network. We know a little something about rowdy comments sections. YouTube's is worse, but it's finally about to smarten up. » 9/24/13 9:06pm 9/24/13 9:06pm

Quite Possibly the Most Mega Flute/Guitar Duet Of All Time

There have been so many Mega Man soundtrack reinterpretations over the years; the classic games and their sequels feature bouncy, soaring melodies that lend themselves wonderfully to performance. But still, this one stands out: it's an acoustic reinterpretation of "Splash Blue" from Mega Man 9, performed as a duet… » 9/09/11 11:00pm 9/09/11 11:00pm

The Latest Video From Extra Credits Takes On the Massively Multiplayer…

The informative video series Extra Credits is back on YouTube, and in their latest episode, they take on the concept of the MMORTS—the massively multiplayer real-time strategy game. (Though at no point in the video do they refer to the genre as "Memortis," even though that is a pretty sweet name, and way easier to… » 8/15/11 2:30pm 8/15/11 2:30pm