Gutterball: Golden Pin Bowling: A bowling game where you try to gather up as many "golden pins" as possible. Add spin and speed to your throws by perfecting touches and swipes. Kotaku says that "it looks better than it has a right to, and traps you inside an insidious grind loop that still manages to be fun." Bowling games are sort of silly, but I like that kind of silly. Free.
Apps make the iPhone shine. And you want your new (or even old) iPhone to shine, right? Here are the best iPhone apps this week! It's a solid list.
8tracks: 8tracks has always been a great way to combine your favourite songs into a custom playlist and share it with your friends. It's now on Android. Lifehacker says, "the service allows you to create a social playlist of songs with 8 or more songs, pulled and organized from their huge database of tracks. Music reviewers like Pitchfork, Spin, and Rolling Stone contribute playlists, and the service promises a social music discovery experience that lets you discover music that real people think works together."
Microsoft's Michael Mercieca is only one shameful workplace accusation away before hitting the trifecta: he's already racked up sexual harassment and horrible comments about the Japanese tsunami, the Telegraph reports. What'll it be next—child labour?
that last flyby video from the International Space Station was totally mesmerising. But, as if the new mission of the space station is to shock earthlings with amazing imagery, here's one that's even better. So. Much. Glowing.
A pillow to the face is a good way to silence the snorer you sleep with. Unless you're the snorer. In that case you'd probably prefer to share a bed with Jukusui-kun, a robot polar bear that doubles as an intelligent pillow, gently waking you by tickling your face so you'll roll onto your side.
Compact pack rifles are usually designed to be carried for emergencies, and this ultra lightweight aluminum and carbon fiber model, from Mountain View Machine & Welding, will greatly improve your chances of survival since it can also be transformed into a telescoping fishing rod.
I couldn't tell you why, but CNC-milled titanium seems to invoke the same testosterone pumping response as watching a grizzly bear fight a bald eagle. So whatever the reason is, I get the same feeling from the Prybar and Barbar titanium keychain-tools from Anso Knives.
Finding yet another more useful application for the Segway's balancing technology, the iFling robot is able to pick up ping pong balls and fling them at targets, all while effortlessly balancing on two wheels.
With content pouring in from cameras and smartphones all around the world, it's not surprising that Flickr gains over a million new photos every single day. It's a fact you probably wouldn't give much thought to, until you see photographer Erik Kessels' latest exhibit where he printed and filled a gallery with a day's worth of Flickr uploads.
Designed for tourists visiting a fort in the Netherlands, instead of being a means for the ancient Israelites to escape the Egyptians, this Moses Bridge sits below the water line of a moat so it visually disappears -- recreating what the fort and surrounding area would have looked like back in the 17th century.
Water and electronics are not good bedfellows, but a new silicon-based sprayable coating that makes gadgets completely waterproof has me even more excited for its other applications. Like making clothing impervious to food stains, as demonstrated in this video.
Most of us will never know what it's like to be in the cockpit of a vehicle driving at 462 mph. But the team behind the Speed Demon have given us motoring mortals a tiny idea of what it might be like by recording a recent run with a collection of Replay XD1080 cameras mounted inside and outside the vehicle.
In 2005, teacher Eric Schneider paid £147,000 for a 450 square foot studio apartment that originally looked like it had barely enough room for even a bed. So he handed it over to architects Michael Chen and Kari Anderson who revamped the kitchen, and designed a central transforming cabinet that now gives him considerably more living area in exactly the same space.
Apple hasn't been having the best couple of weeks recently. The iPhone 4S' battery woes have been a big issue, and the iOS 5.01 update they released to remedy the problem seems to have opened an entirely new can of worms. But now it's come to light that the company has also recalled the first generation iPod Nano over safety risks with its aging battery.
Squids and octopi are mesmerizing creatures when you can get a look at them. But that's not so easy thanks to their magical invisibility and camouflage powers.