212 Results for

amusement

Article

Buy an abandoned amusement park on eBay

Live out all your horror-film fantasies with Berlin's deserted Spreepark, for sale on eBay for a mere $2.2 million. Warning: it's a fixer-upper.

By Feb. 21, 2014

Article

Bipedal robot walks a tightrope for human amusement

A well-balanced bipedal robot practices for the upcoming robot revolution by walking a tightrope.

By Oct. 23, 2012

Article

It isn't a kitchen, it's an amusement park

Tabletop cotton candy maker turns ordinary table sugar into a sweet treat

By Dec. 1, 2008

Article

Hearwho crunches text into MP3s for your amusement

Turn text into MP3s the easy way with Hearwho. Sure it sounds robotic, but it's free--and great for making fake random notes to send to your friends.

By Aug. 5, 2008

Article

'Star Trek' theme park: Hop on the Warp Speed Coaster

Enterprising fans may want to teleport to Spain for Paramount Park Murcia, which will include not only a "Star Trek" theme park, but condos, hotels, and a casino. It's scheduled to debut in 2015.

By Feb. 26, 2014

Article

Man pulls real, cute kitten out of computer

A video that suddenly wafts about the Web shows a magician's expertise in one technical area -- video editing.

By Jan. 19, 2014

Article

Microsoft's Cortana to Apple's Siri: Are you deaf?

Microsoft's new digital assistant may have more attitude than Apple's rather prim Siri. However, on the "Arsenio Hall Show," the two ladies get at it with abandon.

By Apr. 9, 2014

Article

New Yorker cover takes Obamacare back to the tech past

The cover of this week's New Yorker sees a president with a very old, large phone. And then there's the floppy disk.

By Nov. 1, 2013

Article

Ski resort mocks techies, then acts like one of them

North Lake Tahoe creates an Apres Ski guide, which suggests that any tourist who works at Google should buy a round of drinks. However, to view the guide, you have to go through a data-sucking slalom.

By Feb. 11, 2014

Article

The Week in Pictures: Hacked humans and modded cars

From cartoons without any pictures to street-legal bumper cars, to bioengineered veins, these are a few of the best tech photos of the week.

By Jun. 7, 2013