7 Smart New Inventions That We Should Have Had All Along

Every year, Dyson asks industrial designers, product designers, and engineers to submit their smart solution to a problem—any problem. It's an awesomely broad request, and it usually results in some pretty fascinating projects. Leading up to this year's Dyson Award, we took a look at just a tiny fraction of the… » 8/22/14 2:29am 8/22/14 2:29am

Meet The People Who Are Pokémon Gym Leaders In Real Life

Every Pokémon journey has the same goal: become strong enough to take on and defeat gym leaders, Pokémon's version of boss battles. What if you could actually fight your way through a real Pokemon league? And what if this League was actually better than the ones found in the games? » 8/22/14 1:37am 8/22/14 1:37am

Nobody Expected This Pokémon To Win The Championship Last Weekend

This weekend, video game matches at the Pokémon World Championships saw the usual suspects. There was Garchomp. Aegislash. Mega Charizard. Just to name a few. But the championships also saw the delightful inclusion of Pachirisu, a Pokémon used by Masters champion Se Jun Park. » 8/19/14 6:31pm 8/19/14 6:31pm

Five Retro Operating Systems You Can Run on the Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a great device to experiment on and since it's easy to swap out operating systems on a whim, it's fun to run old ones that you don't have a lot of use for. To that end, here are a few of our favorites. » 8/15/14 3:59am 8/15/14 3:59am

The Super Mario 64 Goomba Nobody Has Ever Killed

Goombas are pretty much at the bottom of the food chain in the Mushroom Kingdom—it never takes much to kill them in a Mario game. But there's one particular Goomba in Super Mario 64 that can't be defeated, no matter how good your platforming skills are. » 8/14/14 6:55pm 8/14/14 6:55pm

Google Lets You Watch Live Data From NASA's Long Lost Satellite

NASA's ISEE-3 was launched in 1977 and sent data home for 20 years. Recently, NASA discovered the abandoned satellite is still transmitting data, and turned over the controls to a group of citizen scientists. ISEE-3 zooms by the moon tomorrow, and thanks to a new Google project, you can ride along at home. » 8/14/14 5:16pm 8/14/14 5:16pm

Videos About Minecraft Doors Are a Lot More Fun Than You'd Expect

Generally, when you build your lair in Minecraft, you need a door. There are two ways you can go about getting one: either craft one out of wood or metal, or engineer a clever gate using redstone machinery. These videos are about the latter, but they're fun even if you don't care about the doors themselves. » 8/14/14 12:38am 8/14/14 12:38am