Over 150 vehicles were made for Mad Max: Fury Road. Many of them got wrecked in the process, but photographer John Platt was able to take beauty shots of some of the cars, trucks and motorcycles in their pristine state. More on his website and Behance page.
Top Secret [official site], a game about whistleblower Edward Snowden that you play in real time via email, was released at the weekend. It lurked on Kickstarter back in 2015, when Joe leaked his thoughts on it, delving three days into a demo where he met a cryptanalyst who made him genuinely encrypt all future emails he would send. It’s all generated by clever machines of course, but the delay between sending a message and receiving a reply is there to make it feel real.
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Talion and Celebrimbor team up once again, this time to take on Sauron himself. The sequel to Shadow of Mordor promises to expand on the series’ Nemesis System. You will be able to turn orcs into followers, but enemy strongholds will adapt to your tactics. Drops 8/22/17.
Wendover Productions explores the speeds at which passenger airplanes get us around these days, and why they’re really no faster than planes were 50 years ago. In fact, between the cost of operation, safety limitations, and congestion, we’re actually slower these days.
As part of its latest value-priced UHD display lineup, Vizio has revealed jumbo sized 75″ and 80″ models, both sporting HDR, full-array local dimming, and Chromecast technology for streaming a wide variety of digital content.
A brief look at some of the fantastic, vibrant, otherworldly, and whimsical environments created by CGI and game development students using the Unreal graphics and gaming engine. Lord of Horticulture is particularly wonderful and charming.
LG’s Android flagship packs a 5.7″ QHD+HDR-capable touchscreen in a 5.5″ form factor, thanks to its all around narrow bezels. Its 18:9 ratio makes it easier to multitask and use its two 13MP rear cameras. It’s also water- and dust-resistant and has a microSD card slot.
While not as notorious as soccer, basketball has its fair share of floppers. So on the eve of the Academy Awards, Cycle whipped up this polished parody of the Oscars to present its nominees for the NBA’s best actor. We hope they make an extended version.
„Der Betrug hätte verhindert werden können.“ Zu diesem Schluss kommt ein Ausschuss des EU-Parlaments, der den VW-Abgasskandal untersucht hat. EU-Kommission und Mitgliedsstaaten seien jahrelang zu lasch mit den Autoherstellern umgegangen, so das Fazit. Von S. Schöbel. [mehr]