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  • ‘Infrared NYC': Photographer Puts City in a Different Light

    ‘Infrared NYC': Photographer Puts City in a Different Light

    You might remember Las Vegas in Infrared, which showed how different a city bathed in neon can look under infrared light. Now, photographer Paolo Pettigiani has given New York City a similar treatment, with a project he calls Infrared NYC. Unlike its Vegas equivalent, Infrared NYC is focused on the infrared properties of plant life—specifically, […]

  • ‘Super Real Mario Odyssey': Mario Comes to Liberty City (Video)

    ‘Super Real Mario Odyssey': Mario Comes to Liberty City (Video)

    In the trailer for the upcoming Nintendo Switch game Super Mario Odyssey, we saw Mario make his way to the bustling metropolis of New Donk City. But what if Mario traveled to another, even more realistic city over the course of his adventures? That’s the question posed by a new video called Super Real Mario […]

  • Western Village: Abandoned Japanese Theme Park Subject of Creepy Photos

    Western Village: Abandoned Japanese Theme Park Subject of Creepy Photos

    Hey, are you familiar with the popular HBO program Westworld? Do you wish a similar concept existed in the form of a series of creepy photos taken of an abandoned Japanese theme park? Enter Western Village, and the copy for the photos by Lee Chapman of the Tokyo Times basically writes itself, folks. The photos […]

  • ‘Santa Clarita Diet': Netflix Zombie Comedy Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Santa Clarita Diet': Netflix Zombie Comedy Gets Trailer (Video)

    We’re living in what are probably the final death throes of the current zombie trend, touched off probably by 28 Days Later way back in 2002. And at this point, it’s probably hard to get too excited about anything referred to as a “zombie comedy,” but despite all that the trailer for Santa Clarita Diet […]

  • Minim Playing Cards: Cards Without All the Nonsense

    Minim Playing Cards: Cards Without All the Nonsense

    I can’t even count how many times I’ve been seated at a card game with a few friends, only to throw my hands up in frustration at the overwhelming visual information printed on each and every playing card. “Is this the Jack of Hearts or some kind of modern art piece about hearts?,” I ask […]

  • Chevrolet LEGO Batmobile is “Life-Sized”

    Chevrolet LEGO Batmobile is “Life-Sized”

    There’s one thing I’m confused about when I see trailers and other promotional materials for The LEGO Batman Movie: Is LEGO Batman the same size as the real Batman, or are we looking at the adventures of a bunch of tiny people, housed in a Gotham City that would probably fit in my bedroom (if I […]

  • Adamantini: The Indestructible Martini Glass

    Adamantini: The Indestructible Martini Glass

    Every once in a while a product comes along that makes you wonder if the product or the name came first. The Adamantini from Wolfram Manufacturing is one of those, since its name is such a great play on words.  But luckily there are probably a few uses for a completely indestructible martini glass too. […]

  • ‘Shoot Portraits Not People': Art Installation Features Guns Made From Cameras (Video)

    ‘Shoot Portraits Not People': Art Installation Features Guns Made From Cameras (Video)

    Photographer Jason Siegel is tapping into some serious linguistic voodoo with his new art installation Shoot Portraits Not People. Ever noticed how the terminology surrounding photography and firearms is kind of similar? Shooting, reloading, film/ammunition cartridges, etc, and the idea behind the installation is gun-like devices made from real camera components. For Shoot Portraits Not […]

  • Allstars Sports Bar Releases Incredible Trick Pool Shot Video

    Allstars Sports Bar Releases Incredible Trick Pool Shot Video

    When I was home for the holidays last month I happened to catch a little bit of a trick pool shot contest on ESPN2. But the trick shots I saw were nothing compared to the trick shot recently captured on camera at the Allstars Sports Bar in Bristol, which bursts the confines of the pool […]