Retro games make thoughtful gifts. So do new games. So do things that aren't related to games at all. Here's a few ideas to get you started.
Including a futuristic skiing dome design, a fingernail-sized octopus, and more
It's like the trippy parts of A Space Odyssey for Google Chrome, basically.
A new exhibit in Japan will scan visitors, then turn that data into 3-D printed representations. Here's a look at some of those portraits. (via Spoon & Tamago
Including a human statue made of shattered glass, an Instagrammed look at drone warfare, and more
A new Kickstarter project is raising money to turn city billboards into suspended bamboo gardens.
In the future, when the tiny rat has radioactively transformed into a man-sized beast, we'll don our armor and fight.
Including cellphones charged by fire, an airport under water, and more
In the future, a strange entertainment cube will cause us to hallucinate yawning puppies and T-rexes. (The tightrope-walking robots on TV will be real, though.)
Including a pepper-spraying iPhone, an illustrated guide to eating a Triceratops, and more
In the future, we'll watch leaked footage of the unreleased Baked Goods Battle section of the 2012 presidential debates. Smell-o-vision available.
An all-star team of speculators--scientists, futurists, artists, and more--is premiering an exhibit on the city of the future at Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. Here's a look.
Plus: A meteor soaring over California, a beautiful aerial view of Greenland's coast, an artist going fully digital, and more amazing photos and illustrations.
Up close with a Japanese macaque, a look at a menacing Florida alligator, and more great shots from the Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Competition
They're gorgeous images, published with convenient timing.