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The Force Awakens Told By Emojis Is Both Adorable And Awesome

Video: Tomorrow is May 4, which has more or less become an official Star Wars holiday. And what better way to kick it off than this cute and clever video? It’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens retold by emojis. We know, that sounds terrible, but trust us. It’s pretty great.


A Supercut Of Every Single Time Someone Says 'This City' In Daredevil's First Season 

Video: We’ve loved both seasons of Marvel and Netflix’s Daredevil, but even the most diehard fans of the show might be sick of hearing people espouse about “this city!” every other sentence. To remind you just how prevalent this little phrase is, here’s the Daredevil supercut we’ve been waiting to see for ages.


Early Graphics Show How Far Special Effects Have Come

Video: John Whitney was one of the earliest pioneers of computer graphics, most memorably known for his work on the opening sequence of Hitchcock’s Vertigo. But even in this educational video for IBM in 1968, the distance that computer graphics has come is startlingly clear.


Samsung's Smart Home Platform Is Full Of Security Holes

The “smart home” is a Jetsonian future concept in which all our domestic needs are automated. As it stands today, however, smart devices are buggy and often very easy to hack. The latest scary example of a security failure comes from a team of researchers at the University of Michigan who managed to hack one of the most popular smart home ecosystems in the world.


You Can Stash An Incredible Amount Of Data In A Rubik's Cube

Remember that part in the new Snowden trailer, where Ed sneaks data out of the NSA by hiding a memory card in a Rubik’s cube? Has to be bullshit, right?


The World's Simplest Drone Has Just One Moving Part

Last year’s DARPA challenge proved that the more complex something is, the more ways there are for it to fail. This applies to drones just as it does to robots. With that thinking in mind, the creators of the Monospinner took a different approach to drone design, building a controllable craft that flies with just a single moving part: its propeller.


Stan Lee Conquers Bollywood As His Superhero 'Chakra The Invincible' Gets A Live-Action Movie

Even after Stan Lee left Marvel he never stopped creating superheroes, and now one of those newer creations is coming to the big-screen. The animated superhero Chakra the Invincible is turning into a live-action Bollywood movie.


94 Minutes On Dagobah Is Basically A Relaxation Tape For Star Wars Nerds

Video: Some days can leave you feeling like you don’t want to live on this planet any more. For one hour and 34 blissful minutes you can move to the marshy forests of Dagobah, and leave your earthly problems behind you.


Short Film Imagines What It's Like To Be Completely Alone In Paris

Video: What would you do if you found yourself alone in a wonderful city like Paris? How would you feel? Would you be lonely? Would it be fun? What would you do? This short film from Mathieu Stern shows how you can feel terribly alone in a big city like Paris when you’re occupied with all of life’s worries. It’s a pretty brilliant portrayal of what happens to the world around us when we’re thinking about something else entirely.


Watch The Making Of A Spinning Top That Can Spin Upside Down

Video: Watch as Matthias Wandel spins a block of wood on a lathe in order to make a Tippe top, a spinning top that can flip upside down and still spin. It’s a pretty fun toy, because when you think the top is about to fall over, it catches itself onto the surface and flips itself in a completely new direction and keeps on spinning.


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