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Tomorrow Daily 121: Realistic Unreal Engine 4 demo, a homemade mechanical horse, and more

You might think you're seeing a virtual tour of a real apartment in Paris, but it's actually a complete fabrication, created on a computer. This little CG apartment might seem like no big deal, but it's a huge testament to what's possible with the newest version of Unreal Engine, and we're excited.

By January 29, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 121: Realistic Unreal Engine 4 demo, a homemade mechanical horse and more

On today's show, we give kudos (and chuckle a bit) at one man's attempt to make a mechanical horse at home, check out a jaw-droppingly realistic render from Unreal Engine 4 and discuss an inflatable planetarium with laser-projected stars inside.

By January 29, 2015

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Take a starlit tour of the Planetarium Projector Museum

Optical relics aplenty reside under one roof (parachute actually) at the Planetary Projector Museum in Southern California. Take a video tour.

By January 25, 2013

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If the moon was a pixel: a scale model of the solar system

Get your scrolling hand ready. An interactive web page has created a scale model of the solar system, where the moon is the size of just one pixel.

By March 23, 2014

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Van Cleef & Arpels puts the solar system on your wrist

The Complication Poétique Midnight Planétarium watch by jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels is a piece of gorgeous luxury inspired by the dance of the planets.

By January 27, 2014

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Planetarium converted to 200-player space game

The planetarium at New York's Museum of Natural History will play host to a giant space exploration game tomorrow night that starts with the birth of the universe.

By January 25, 2012

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The best of YouTube's Geek Week

YouTube's Geek Week geeky video showcase is coming to a close. Here are our top five videos.

By August 8, 2013

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Forget winter in Westeros, summer's coming to Titan

If you haven't heard of Titan, it just might be the most underrated place on our block, galactically speaking. Crave's Eric Mack has been getting reacquainted with Saturn's largest moon.

By July 25, 2013

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If Earth had rings like Saturn, the sky would look like this

Space and science fiction illustrator Ron Miller has created magnificent images of how Earth's skies would appear if our planet had giant rings.

By May 22, 2013

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Congratulations, you are now paint

Mix infrared light, a camera, and open-source software and you get "Watercolor Walls," a cool interactive art installation that visualizes how light bends to create your silhouette.

By March 29, 2013