4K Slow Motion: Visualizing Combustion with a See Through Engine and Phantom Camera

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The team at Warped Perception built a glass head for a Briggs and Stratton engine to make the combustion process visible. They then recorded close-ups with high-speed Phantom cameras to show you the process in 4K slow motion. Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/videos/see-through-engine-4k-slow-motion-visible-combustion/


Microsoft Is Now The Last Company To Sell An Operating System

View this image › Robert Galbraith / Reuters At Apple’s event to unveil its new iPads Tuesday, software lead Craig Federighi also said the next version of its Mac operating system, OS X Mavericks, will be free. The new “pricing” model will be much like the iPhone, which gets free software updates. But this is […]


An Amazon Set-Top Box May Be on the Way — for Real This Time

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Amazon continues to invest in the original programming space.Rumors of an Amazon set-top box — a potential competitor to Apple TV and Roku — are heating up. Again. According to Peter Kafka at Recode, the company is preparing to launch a set-top box that streams Amazon Video content, possibly as soon as March. This isn’t […]


AFP-Michigan’s deputy director tweets pic of death wish aimed at her kids

http://twitter.com/#!/PressGal/status/291314338868891648 Remember all that stuff about civility and “new tone”? As violent union thugs and one particularly bloodthirsty Democrat demonstrated in Michigan last month, it doesn’t apply if someone dares to love freedom and support right-to-work laws. Annie Patnaude, deputy director of the Michigan chapter of Americans for Prosperity, tweeted this ever-so-tolerant love letter. The writer […]


President’s autobiography gets hilarious ‘product placement’

http://twitter.com/#!/jkellone/status/404012120515178496 So, which is more surprising: that someone has filed the president’s autobiography in the feminine hygiene section, or that they’re still charging $1.99 for it? They should have stocked it next to this: http://twitter.com/#!/RJ3553/status/404020262867181568 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/11/22/presidents-autobiography-gets-hilarious-product-placement/


‘Borderlands’ next-gen update comes with functional Claptrap for $399

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Image: Gearbox Software/2K Games The last two Borderlands games are getting a next-gen remaster in March, along with limited-edition, remote-controlled Claptrap robot that might have some fans emptying out their wallets. Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4, bringing 2011’s Borderlands 2, last year’s Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and all the […]