It's impossible to predict the future, but it's fun to try. Adapted from Daniel H. Wilson's short story of the same name, filmmaker Giacomo Cimini's short film "The Nostalgist" shows a futuristic world where mixed reality serves as an escape from a less-desirable physical world.
Check out this great video by Spanish commercial director Miguel Shaw. Note: The really good stuff starts at 0:40.
If you're new to tennis, you might not have realized that there are a lot of different "correct" ways to hold the racquet. These include Eastern, Western, and Continental, as well and single and double-handed backhands. Watch this video to learn about the different grips and how to decide which one is right for you.
Have you got wooden balls? That you can't solve? This clear and helpful how-to shows how to solve the classic, brain teaser, wooden ball puzzle once and for all! This puzzle can really be a challenge, which you likely realized moments after you disassembled it and the pieces sat lonely and ignored on your desk for months. Well, no more, check out this video and you know how to master puzzle balls once and for all! Come on, figure it out!
Sally the ragdoll from The Nightmare Before Christmas was a fragile, excellently realized character, and makes a fantastic Halloween costume (especially when paired with a Jack Skellington). In this video you'll learn how to do perfect, and we mean perfect, makeup for a Sally costume using only basic storebought products.
Ernie from "Sesame Street" loved his rubber duckies. In fact, there was seldom a scene in his bathtub - or even outside of it - where he was seen without his beloved bright yellow rubber ducky. We think he may have even loved it more than he loved Bert (just kidding).
If you are unfortunate enough to own one of the XBox 360's that shipped with a 20gb hard drive, then you've realized that that is way to little storage for everything that you want to have on your XBox. If you've decided to buy a larger drive from Microsoft, this video will show you how to transfer your precious saves and other files from the old hard drive to the new one using a transfer kit. Now you can buy as many downloadable games as you want or even install your disc games on the hard d...
Oh, no! Your formal event is in just a few hours, and you've realized you have no idea how to tie a necktie! This tutorial shows you how to tie both a half windsor and windsor (or double windsor) in a necktie.
Before we realized that the world was round, there were lots of theories otherwise. One popular idea was that the world was flat, kind of like a box, and that you'd fall off if you walked to far to any one side.
Is it the midnight hour before Thanksgiving and you've suddenly realized you've spent so much time worrying about the food that you have no table decorations? Don't fret; simply check out this video to learn how to prepare simple last-minute centerpieces using a vase, fruit, and candles.
Still using the same lightweight, oil-free lotion during the winter as you did last summer? Then it's obvious where your flaky, dry winter skin is coming from. The shift from warmer, more humid days to dry and cold immediately saps your skin of moisture, meaning you have to update your beauty routine to stay moisturized.
Altair from Assassin's Creed is an incredibly stylish and well-realized character, which makes him a perfect costume choice for Halloween or a cosplay convention. Watch this video to learn how to sew the red sash for an Altair costume quickly and easily.
After taking piano lessons for most of our anguished childhood, we realized one of the most effective ways to increase finger dexterity and speed was simply to play scales. Over and over and over and over again. While churning them out an infinite number of times is tres boring (especially because we could have been at the mall with our friends watching Mulan), scales are vital for becoming a good piano player.
If you own a Nissan Sentra and know anything about working on cars, you've probably realized how blessed you are to own such an easy car to repair yourself. This handy video shows how to perform one piece of maintenance on the car quickly and easily, removing the crankshaft sensor. You'll need to do this if your sensor has corroded as the one in this video has.
If you all remembered back in the Halo 3 days, trying to lower your gun while filming machinima was a major pain because the button combination that you needed to required you to be some kind of circuis freak! But not anymore, with Halo: Reach, Bungie has realized that everyone wants to make machinima and have released a much easier to do button combination with Halo: Reach that will allow you to lower your gun. Unfortunately, you have to be offline in order to do it, all multiplayer and onli...
When BabyCakes NYC founder Erin McKenna realized there was not a single bakery out there that catered to people with food allergies and sensitivities, she decided to make her own.
Need to shoot a film for class and realized you don't have a Fisher Dolly and your cinematographer's hands are a little to shaky for what you would consider good filmmaking? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to make your very own steadycam. Check out how a nautilus design transforms into a more suitable steadycam; the gimbal is the key, and gimbals are very hard to find, especially the right one.
Systm is the Do-It-Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to broadcast live online.
Although the Motorola Droid isn't the newest Android cell phone from Verizon Wireless (e.g. Droid X, Droid Incredible), a lot of mobile phone users are reluctant to switch because of its reliability and QWERTY keyboard. If you're one of those users, but haven't quite fully realized the potential of your Motorola Droid, this video straight from Verizon Wireless will give the lowdown on all the features and uses.
You may not have realized it, but picking the right cookware for your cooktop can be a big help. Not only can it result in things being cooked faster, but it will also result in less damage for your tools.
If you've watched enough of his other videos on our site, you should have realized by now that graffiti-artist Wizard can draw just about anything with a pencil and pen. In this video he turns his talents to drawing a pair of cholitas in pencil. They are elegant, sexy, and supremely well-done. Keep practicing graffiti fans! Broaden your horizons by copying this definitely non-graffiti piece.
If you grow lemons, you've probably realized that the average person does not need a whole treeload of fresh lemons to meet their immediate lemon needs. Rather than pitching them or squirting them into the eyes of one of your enemies, watch this video. It will teach you how to preserve the lemons in the refrigerator, turning them into a delicious condiment for meat, salads, and other dishes.
Have you ever wanted to listen to a random song at the brink of a moment and realized you only wished you had the means to listen to this song? Well, for all of the proud owners of iPod Touch or iPhone, you can now do this by simply downloading the music directly to your device. No computer necessary! Watch this video and learn how to install and use the following programs: Mew Seek, and Pwn Player.
Watch Princess Pinkcat as she shows you how to touch of the roots of your hair in a hurry. Have you ever been heading out the door when you realized your roots were showing? Have you ever been asked out at the last minute and left without time to dye your hair or touch up your roots? Here's a quick tip to help you take care of those roots in less than 2 minutes flat.
As many of you stop-motion animation practitioners out there have probably realized, Legos are a great material for that medium, allowing for great diversity while being relatively easy to work with. Can they fly though? This video features a British boy explaining how to use a free computer program called Bafran to make Lego characters appear to be flying in an animated video.
I am writing this to first pregnant moms. I am 25 weeks along and I have some advice as to getting through an uncomfortable pregnancy.
While mobile gaming, in the 10 years since the App Store launched, has matured to console-level quality, premium augmented reality games built with ARKit (or ARCore) have been scarce.
Learn how to say "used to do" in Mandarin Chinese. In the video around 2:07 - 2:46, I made a mistake in typing on "Learnt." It was "Xue2," sorry about that.
I don't know about you, but I'm tired of hearing some of the same old jargon from people online who claim that all you need to make it on Instagram is to take good pictures and post consistently. Yes, for sure, but do you really think it's that easy?
If it had come out just a week earlier, around April 1, no one would have believed it. But it's true, Leap Motion has developed its own prototype augmented reality headset, and it looks pretty wild.
When iOS releases in the next few weeks, consumers on both iOS and Android operating systems can expect to see more AR ads in the mobile web browsers thanks to Vertebrae, an advertising platform for immersive media.
Aaron Betsky, director of the Cincinnati Art Museum and previous director of the Netherlands Institute of Architecture, reports on the world's first postage stamp to employ augmented reality. Dutch advertising agency Gummo, the NIA and the Dutch postal service teamed up to present five unbuilt models by different Dutch architecture studios in 3D form. When held in front of a webcam, the illusion of a 3D building is projected in your hand. By slowly moving the stamp, you can experience the vir...
Unlike VR, when you're talking about augmented reality, describing what an experience is like can be incredibly difficult — primarily because the experiences are even more contextual than relatively static virtual worlds that don't involve real-world settings.
News: Step Aside Penicillin — A Deep Dive into Fungus Genes Reveals Over 1,300 Potential Antibiotics Waiting to Be Discovered
On October 17, 1943, a story in the New York Herald Tribune read "Many laymen — husbands, wives, parents, brothers, sisters, friends — beg Dr. Keefer for penicillin," according to the American Chemical Society. Dr. Chester Keefer of Boston was responsible for rationing the new miracle drug, penicillin.
If you're a frequent baker like myself, you've probably realized that one box of cake mix makes quite a bit of cake. If your goal is to make a simple Bundt or an easy dozen cupcakes, all you really need is half the box mix—which leaves the other half for another baking occasion.
Today I decided to try out a cool new DIY craft! But seriously, Superwowstyle and DIY crafts! Did you expect? Nah! Neither did I! But these bling shoes were a DIY fashion that I simply could not resist when I realized what potential these old shoes have. the shoes decoration just had to happen once the idea hit my head!
Yesterday, I was halfway through a recipe when I realized it called for puréed tomatoes, and all I had was diced. I definitely wasn't going to abandon ship and start over on something else, but I didn't want my sauce to have the wrong texture, either. So, I did a quick search and found that I could use my metal sieve to purée the tomatoes.
Is there anything better than finding a couple dollars sitting in your coat pocket that you forgot about? Well, after checking my trophy list for BioShock: Infinite, I realized that unlocking 1999 mode is actually an achievement. Hooray me. The achievement trophy is called "Should Auld Acquaintance", and instead of beating the game in easy, normal, or hard difficulty, you can just use the Konami code (found here) to skip right to 1999 mode and get that trophy.
Months before London-based Jonathan Moon would turn 30, he started musing over how to celebrate. While he had rung in past birthdays at home, he wanted to do something out of the ordinary as a farewell kiss to his twenties. A short ski vacation with friends felt like the perfect idea.
When we were kids, snacks on-the-go or in our lunch box were often Kellogg's Nutri-Grain cereal bars. There were flavors like strawberry, blueberry, and our beloved apple-cinnamon.