Tagged: geek

The engineering of the drinking bird

While most references credit Dr. Miles V. Sullivan as the inventor of the drinking bird because he patented it in 1946, the idea of using heat-driven oscillating liquids to repeatedly tip small mechanisms has...

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story is an upcoming American space Western film centered on Han Solo, a character from the Star Wars franchise, directed by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller and Ron Howard. The film...

2017 Star Wars Christmas light show

Matt Johnson’s latest Christmas light show continues the tradition and unique style of fast-paced, high-energy, Dubstep and EDM remixed synchronized light displays that have become Matt’s signature style.

How 8-bit graphics worked

In part 1, The 8-Bit Guy cover the limitations of color on older 1980’s computers and game consoles such as the Nintendo Entertainment System and the Commodore 64.  [Via: The 8-Bit Guy]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer

In January 2015, Disney CEO Bob Iger stated that Episode VIII would be released in 2017, and in March, Lucasfilm announced a release date of May 26, 2017. In January 2016, The Last Jedi was rescheduled for December 15, 2017...

Captain Crunch and the phreaking scene

John Draper is the hacker’s hero for a reason. Not only did the electronics genius use a plastic toy from a cereal box to crack open the entire phone system, he also used his...

Lego archive vault

The name ‘LEGO‘ is an abbreviation of the two Danish words “leg godt”, meaning “play well”. It’s our name and it’s our ideal. The LEGO Group was founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen....

Lego UCS Millennium Falcon

In honor of The Last Jedi (on the eve of Force Friday), LEGO announced its latest iteration of Han’s Corellian freighter. And, for LEGO Master Builders and aspiring Jedi alike, it’s breathtaking. This certainly isn’t LEGO’s first foray into Star Wars sets,...