Interactive Lord of the Rings timeline shows exactly where in Middle Earth Tolkien's adventures took place

If you've spent hours flipping back and forth between the J.R.R. Tolkien's maps of Middle Earth and the prose in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, then take some time with Emil Johansson's interactive chronology of the series, which lets you hover over an event and see just where it took place. »7/07/12 5:30pm7/07/12 5:30pm

Writer's block has a spooky solution in Edgar Wright's new motion comic

Motion comics are the much-maligned offspring of comics and flash cartoons, but can Shaun of the Dead and Scott Pilgrim director Edgar Wright make the medium compelling? He's trying it out with The Random Adventures of Brandon Generator, a story about a man who seems to overcome his writers' block, but doesn't know… »4/14/12 3:30pm4/14/12 3:30pm

Robotic Sculptures Are Surveillance Cameras in Disguise

Viewers may be mesmerized by the whirling propellers and twitching legs of Bjoern Schuelke’s interactive sculptures. But these robotic artworks come with a sinister surprise. Armed with tiny cameras, the sculptures stare back at the viewers, quietly recording the people around them.Schuelke’s sculptures feature motion… »11/05/08 3:31pm11/05/08 3:31pm