Kevin McFarland reviews the fourth episode
of HBO's crime drama "True Detective
," starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. Contains spoilers. If you're new to the show, start with our introduction here
Brusspup's "rolling illusion toy" is simple to make, and produces an illusion while in motion that's just wonderful. As he demonstrates, the more rings you add to it, the cooler it looks.
What separates HBO's crime drama True Detective
from other series that obsessively catalogue dead female bodies or attempt to find the human side of serial killers is the show's ambition in style and scope.
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Archaeologist Henry Rothwell revisits his epic review of Prometheus: "a deliberate attempt to capture lighting in a bottle is an almost impossible trick to pull off."
Jose Julio realized that the drive-train and parts in a Reprap printer could be repurposed, along with an Arduino-controlled vision-system to create a robot air-hockey opponent. He documented the build here, and the code is on Github.
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Brandon Mayfield was a US Army veteran and an attorney in Portland, OR. After the 2004 Madrid train bombing, his fingerprint was partially matched to one belonging to one of the suspected bombers, but the match was a poor one. But by this point, the FBI was already convinced they had their man, so they […]