Action Movie FX: I Just Blew Up My Cat

By Roberto Baldwin on at

Action movies are the reason you bought that huge TV. I'm a film nerd who loves art films and documentaries. But, my 55-inch HDTV is for explosions. Missiles, dynamite, grenades, oddly combustable cars, these are the fodder for my fire-hungry eyes. Now I can create my own mini-action movies with my own explosions, car crashes and lens flares. Lens flares!

How to Make Milk That'll Get You Hammered

By Brent Rose on at

When I was a kid, there used to be a mason jar in my house that was always kept just out of my reach. It looked like it was filled yogurt, but grosser. Runny, chunky, with a sickly yellow color. I didn't find out until years later that it was actually the most delicious milk liqueur I've ever tasted.

Use Siri on Your Mac (Sort Of)

By Casey Chan on at

Air Dictate is a clever little app that ports the power of Siri over to the Mac. Kind of. It doesn't have any of the bells and whistles of Siri (don't go starting conversations!) but rather, uses the extremely accurate speech recognition engine in Siri to dictate text to your Mac.