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How To Digitise Your Old Music And Videos At Home

If you’re looking to create digital copies of your old video tapes, vinyl, and cassettes, it can be difficult to know where to start with so many different approaches and hardware setups out there. In most cases, the process is pretty straightforward, even for the less-technically minded. Here’s what to need to know about creating digital versions of your favourite movies and music.


Alien Vs Predator Stop-Motion Battle Takes It To The Tiny Streets

Video: The Predator is on a mission to destroy a barrage of bean-headed aliens that have invaded a small office — with Boba Fett’s help, of course.


Update OS X Right Now Or You Could Get Some Nasty Spyware

Apple has issued an urgent security update for OS X El Capitan, OS X Yosemite and Safari to protect against the same security vulnerability that hit iOS last week.


This Is What A $3,000 Box Of Coloured Pencils Looks Like

Fashion mogul and designer Karl Lagerfeld has realised that the adult colouring book fad isn’t going away any time soon. But instead of cashing in with his own line of colouring books, he’s collaborated with Faber-Castell on a set of coloured pencils that will set you back $US2,850 ($3,791). Come again?


Forging A Badass Tomahawk From An Old Wrench Is Really Clever 

Video: Every wrench sitting in a toolbox wants to grow up to become a tomahawk. That’s because the locked jaw of a wrench actually makes for a pretty perfect axehead after it gets heated and treated and, well, hammered into shape.


The Staggering Evolution Of Stop-Motion In Film History

Video: Filmmakers have been stop-motion animation for aeons, but holy crap man, people have gotten really, really good at it. This video by Vugar Efendi tracks the evolution of stop motion in film starting with The Enchanted Drawing in 1900, which was really just a drawing of a face changing facial expressions, all the way up to the gloriously beautiful Kubo and the Two Strings, which was released this winter.


With A Single Touch, The Predator Completely Disappears From This Incredible Poster

Artist Anthony Petrie thinks the pop culture art scene has gotten a little stale. So many rehashes of the same ideas, same properties, with the same old techniques. This is art! Do something different! Be bold! And with his upcoming solo show — and a little help from the Predator — he’s doing just that.


Apple's Decision To Cast Jessica Alba In Its Reality Show Is An Outrage

Some things are sacred. Some things should only be touched by the meaty, all-knowing fingers of the men who know them best. Some things are just so pure and sacred and special that they’re worth getting all worked up over.


Watch A Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Melt Away In The Most Horrific Way Possible

Video: These days all you need to recreate Hollywood-calibre visual effects is a fast PC and some expensive 3D software. But if you want to try your hand at recreating old-school special effects, find yourself a 3D printer, make a miniature version of Ghostbusters’ Stay Puft Marshmallow Man and go to town with a blowtorch.


Mac BitTorrent Client Transmission Gets Infected With Malware Again

For the second time in five months, the Transmission BitTorrent client for Mac has been infected with malware.


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