It's late. You are seconds away from the main street in a small alley. It's quieter here, but you can still hear the sound of chatter, footsteps, and cars from busy downtown. The city is buzzing, the streets are like arteries. You see an intriguing place in the alley, with a moon on its door. It reads "The Midnight Pub".
The BBC Developer Portal appears to be a bland, password-protected internal area fronted by a similarly bland stock photo of someone authoring code. But the code in the stock photo is editable, an easter egg showing off the kind of subtle expertise the BBC presumably expects of its coders. Andrew Taylor cited the effect in… READ THE REST
Dino's Tomato Pie is located on East Olive Way in Seattle. Or, as the website shows: As far as I can tell, Dino's is second-best pizza shop in Seattle, as well as the oldest pizza shop in Seattle, despite having only opened in 2016. But damn, their website is fully committed to the 90s gag,… READ THE REST
nightnight.みんな is a website that closes at night, like a normal place. Code is provided so you can put your website to bed too. nightnight.みんな (みんな is Japanese for "everyone") is a simple program that allows you to put your website to sleep at bedtime, encouraging your users to go to bed, better supporting their… READ THE REST
You don't have to be Tony Stark to have a whole lot of fun conceiving and building electronic gadgets and doohickeys. Tony knew enough not to give the Vision active reproductive parts — and we're sure you'll show just as much restraint as you start cobbling together a whole bunch of nifty little coding and… READ THE REST
Des Moines, Iowa just welcomed a store dedicated in no small part to consumers of the electric skateboard phenomenon. It's one thing when a shop focused on the hobby intricacies of motorized, hyper-efficient electric skateboards pops up in Santa Monica or New York. But when the interest has risen to necessitate a storefront smack in… READ THE REST
Advances in technology always bring innovations over time. And those changes come from everybody, even a worldwide manufacturing titan like Yamaha. Last year, the Japanese firm known for its long history of audio components and speakers became the latest company to incorporate smart speaker technology into its products. That led to the unveiling of the… READ THE REST