This is a very enjoyable one-hour video of Adam Savage sharing excellent model-construction tips as he paints and assembles a large cosmonaut model kit.
In this episode of One Day Builds, Adam spends a day at the shop assembling and painting a beautiful 1/6th scale garage kit, based on the fantastical characters of artist Derek Stenning. Adam and Norm each work on their own kit, and Adam teaches us some painting and weathering techniques to bring out the intricate details on this sci-fi cosmonaut figure.
If you've been telling yourself that Sony's $1200 Walkman is actually a highly-polished, premium product—say, the audio equivalent of a professional DSLR camera—know that it is also making a $155 SD card to use with it for "premium sound." Consider yourself informed what sort of person Sony thinks you are, if you are thinking of buying that Walkman. [via @chrisheinonen] Read the rest
Supermassive black holes at the cores of galaxies blast radiation and ultra-fast winds outward, as illustrated in this artist's conception from NASA/JPL-Caltech. Read the rest
The families injured feel disorderly conduct is a light charge for the racist jerk who ruined a hockey game for some Native American kids, spraying them with beer and yelling racial slurs. Read the rest
There's nothing ostentatious about the Rolls Royce Cullinan, named after the famed 3,000 carat diamond. Read the rest
The final season of Mad Men launches April 5. The episodes will take place in 1976, sixteen years after we first met Don Draper and Peggy Olson. Watch a teaser below. Read the rest
Focusing on historical and modern-day crime, mostly in the United States, Mysteries of the Criminal Mind takes a look at the social environment, upbringing, genetics, DNA, and other factors that comprise the minds of kidnappers, rapists, murderers, and large-scale thieves and scammers. Read the rest
I like your butt. Let me touch it. Forever. Read the rest