Chopping down a super tall tree with a chainsaw looks like a lot of fun
It probably requires a lot of planning and a lot of strategic rope placement and a
Here's a satirical glimpse of Earth's dystopian future
Made by Duncan Elms, this video imagines a future where Earth has been ravaged by wars, cyclones, food shortages, destructive weather and horrible
India wants to kill Little Nemo and destroy the Great Reef Barrier
Nemo survived an ordeal in the movie but, according to Greenpeace and UNESCO, he wont be able to survive
I wish I could spend summer in the Mediterranean driving this beauty
Italian designer Pietro Russomannos Raceline is the 26-foot-long daughter of a classic Riva boat— one of my favorite vehicle
This is not a Hubble photo of a supernova—it's food
Ajay Malghan makes a living by playing with food and taking pictures of it. He cuts a thin slice of carrot,
Calvin and Hobbes creator's new comic strips are now for sale
Bill Wattersons new comic strip originals —born from his collaboration with Stephan Pastis—are now up for sale for the benefit
Impressive photo of hundreds of flying rays is one beautiful nightmare
This photograph of a large school of mobula rays by Eduardo Lopez Negrete is one of the entries for the
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Google Voice offers web-based calls through Hangouts, no G+ profile needed
The rumor is that eventually were going to see Google Voice merged completely into Hangouts, and thats getting even closer to becoming reality. You can now make phone calls via Hangouts directly from the Google Voice website,
Google Maps' new, context-savvy local guide reaches Android
Google quietly slipped out a big upgrade to Maps local discovery features on iOS a couple of weeks ago, and today its Androids turn. Once your device gets the refresh, you should see a new Explore guide
The new $350 Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is now shipping
We were expecting to see the new iteration of the Oculus Rift arrive on developers doorsteps earlier this month, but unfortunately it hit a couple of delays. Road to VR points out a Reddit thread where pre-orderers
Here's what happened at Engadget Live Seattle
Engadget made another appearance in Seattle last Friday, again taking over the Showbox SoDo. This years stop in the Emerald City was the second in our series of Engadget Live events, where readers can meet, mingle and
Engadget Daily: OS X Yosemite, the top 12 tablets available and more!
Today, we take OS X Yosemite public beta for a test-run, learn about robots in the American workforce, look at the top 12 tablets available and mull an interesting YouTube copyright infringement lawsuit. Read on for Engadgets
PS4 will add Blu-ray 3D support soon
That was fast. After Microsoft announced the Xbox One is going to get Blu-ray 3D support in an update soon, Sonys PlayStation Europe arm has responded by finally revealing the same feature is coming to the PS4.
Sony's $15 million PSN hacking settlement pays out in free games
Way back in 2011, PlayStation Network services and websites went dark due to an external intrusion. Anonymous claimed responsibility, names, passwords and possible payment information was lost in a data breach, and everybody in general had a
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Where badass fish climb rock cliffs... with their mouths
Some of the worlds toughest rock climbers live on Hawaiis Big Island, where they scale sheer rock the equivalent of a 26-mile vertical marathon.
Google's Schmidt: We don't (yet) have a connection inside your brain
In conversation with Glenn Beck, Googles executive chairman explains that humans can still occasionally be useful -- for now. Originally posted at Technically Incorrect
Rideable Super Mario Kart races into reality (for kids anyway)
A battery-powered Super Mario Kart toy car speeds its way from the video game realm into your home, ready to take young Marios for a spin.
Are selfies causing the spread of head lice?
A lice-removal professional claims selfies are contributing to an increase in the spread of head lice among young people, but for now at least, the link is by no means conclusive.
BBC News suffers spectacular, entertaining camera disaster
One minute youre watching the presenter, the next she begins to disappear. Originally posted at Technically Incorrect
Seth Rogen to helm film on '90s console wars
The star of This is the End and The Green Hornet will help turn the classic battle between 90s video game giants Sega and Nintendo into a cinematic thriller.
880-pound asteroid slams into moon, watch it go boom
The biggest lunar asteroid impact ever recorded on video creates a flash visible from Earth.
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The Inspirational Workspace
Hang up some motivational posters and youre not only decorating your office, youre also encouraging yourself to be more productive every time youre in that space. Hand
Why It's Good for You to Be Kind to Others
Being nice doesnt have to be selfless. There are many benefits to helping others that come right back to you. Professor, researcher, and philosopher Stephen Post talked with Big Think about how being good is good for you mentally and
15 Minutes Is the Ideal Meeting Length
A meeting that drones on and on is hardly productive. Keeping a meeting to 15 minutes is ideal for the same reason that
Hover Hound Compares Newegg Prices with Tiger Direct and Amazon
Computer hardware is expensive, so you always want to ensure youre buying at the best price. The Hover Hound extension
Gizmodo The Untold History of How Autocorrect Came To Be | Jalopnik Here’s Why Monaco Is The (...)
Gizmodo The Untold History of How Autocorrect Came To Be | Jalopnik Here’s Why Monaco Is The World’s Best Place For Car Enthusiasts | Jezebel College Party Mogul Threatens Female Journalist With Rape | Kotaku Suspended Kickstarter Says Theyre In
Most Popular Desktop Antivirus Application: Avast! Free Antivirus
A good antivirus tool doesnt have to cost a ton of money, and it doesnt have to drag your system down either.
Finding Balance Between High Productivity and Burnout
You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like its going out of style. But
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Apple’s OS X Yosemite Beta Drops Thursday. Here’s How to Get It
Developers have been toying with the beta of OS X Yosemite since Apple announced the operating system at WWDC in June. Now you can join in too by signing up for Apples public OS X Yosemite beta program.
Yeti’s Fancy New Bike Will Smooth Out Your Bumpy Backcountry Rides
The Yeti SB5c features a 27.5-inch wheelbase, a compromise between the lighter weight of 26-inch wheels and steam roller-like qualities of a 29er.
Augmented Retaility
With the Fire Phone, everything around you exists to be bought on Amazon. The phone deconstructs and decentralizes the entire concept of a store. Its essentially Amazon’s brick-and-mortar strategy.
Your Summer Isn’t Complete Without This Gigantic Hammock
The Mega Hammock measures 8 x 15 feet and is hand-crafted from ripstop nylon and black webbing by an FAA certified parachute rigger. Oh, and itll fit three people.
How Smartphones Have Unleashed Humanity’s Creative Potential
Andy Gilmore Look at your smartphone. Think about the decisions you will make on it today. You may snag a dinner reservation, tell your spouse youre running late, or craft a response to an email from your boss. But you
The Fasinatng … Frustrating … Fascinating History of Autocorrect
David Sparshott Invoke the word autocorrect and most people will think immediately of its hiccups—the sort of hysterical, impossible errors one finds collected on sites like Damn You Autocorrect. But despite the inadvertent hilarity, the real marvel of our mobile
Musical Instruments
Elsa Jenna Your phone is now a recording studio, a music school, and a Guitar Center. Thousands of music apps enable you to do everything from autotune your voicemail greeting to compose a symphony. But it turns out that when
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Hands On With The Production Version Of The Myo Gesture Control Armband
 Thalmic Labs is a Waterloo-based startup with a very ambitious goal – to change the way we interact with our everyday computing devices. To that end, they’ve developed the Myo armband, a
Thiel Fellow’s Elegant Sleep Sensor, The Sense, Crushes Kickstarter With $120K In A Few Hours
 When I first took a look at the Sense, a smart sleep sensor launching today on Kickstarter, it reminded me of two things. Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium and Google’s old, discontinued Nexus
Apple’s Busy Year-End Could Include A Fitness Wearable, 12″ Retina MacBook And 4K Products
 Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri both have claimed excitement about the fall, but we have yet to get a glimpse at the total product pipeline. New reports
Vysk QS1 Is An Otterbox For The Privacy Freak
 On Saturday NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden called developers to design products that protect users’ privacy and Constitutional rights, saying he plans to promote such technologies.But Vysk Communication’s CEO Victor Cocchia has been
Samsung Backs GamePop As BlueStacks Adds $13M In New Funding
 Samsung’s venture arm has contributed to a round of funding that adds $13 million to the total raised by BlueStacks, the virtualization startup that debuted its GamePop platform earlier this year to
The Sync Smartband Is A Health And Location Tracking Device For Both Kids And Grown-Ups
 Wearables for kids are coming. A company called ActvContent is today launching the Sync smartband, which was initially aimed at parents looking to keep track of their wandering children. Today, as the
Airware Preps Launch Of Its Commercial Drone Operating System With $25M From Kleiner
 Building a drone’s hardware and software from scratch is tough and expensive, but open source drone kits are inflexible. So to power businesses looking to customize drones for commercial uses
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Oculus Rift DK2 Pre-Orders Ships
Good things come to those who wait, and patience is definitely a virtue if you have been waiting for what seems to be the longest
Samsung Galaxy S5 Alpha Images Leaked (Rumor)
There has been much talk circulating around the Samsung Galaxy S5 Alpha (which we have referred to as the Galaxy Alpha in the past), citing
Skype For Android 5.0 Sniffs Out Your Friends Automatically
Many online apps and services do seem to be interconnected these days – take a look at the apps on your smartphone or tablet, how many of them have access to your Facebook account, and with that, are on a
HTC Denies Smartwatch Reveal In Video
It was not too long ago that a promotional video by HTC that you can view above was touted to deliver a peek into what could very well be a possible HTC smartwatch – an accessory that is starting to
Uber Arrives On Windows Phone
Better late than never, or so the saying goes. For those of you who are rocking to Windows Phone, you need not fret any longer since Uber
Shoddy WordPress Plug-In Opens Backdoor To 50,000 Sites
Online security can be quite a challenge to maintain these days actually, and it does not help when users are less than knowledgeable. In fact,
Apple’s E-Wallet Could See Fall Debut
The iPhone 6 has been slated for a September announcement according to the latest round of rumors, and along with that, we could also see
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Deal Of The Day: 100% Off On Leemsoft MP3 Downloader
Acquiring music these days can be complicated. First off, no one buys CDs. And if you want to get it online, your options are either to pay $1.29 per song,The post Deal Of The Day: 100% Off On Leemsoft MP3
OhGizmo! Lightning Review: The Trioo Prescription Glasses
I was offered an opportunity to review some prescription glasses from a company called Trioo, and since I’m blind as a bat without my contacts, and since I’ve been wearingThe post OhGizmo! Lightning Review: The Trioo Prescription Glasses appeared first
They’re Out to Get You: Horror Movie Action Figures
You probably shouldn’t get kids any one of these action figures–unless you want to give them the gift of nightmares. The figures from Funko’s Horror Series features some of the mostThe post They’re Out to Get You: Horror Movie Action Figures
Han Solo Frozen In Carbonite Toilet Seat
We sense a disturbance in the force. It’s… it’s as if a new Star Wars movie is being made… and suddenly the market is flooded with all kinds of merchandise.The post Han Solo Frozen In Carbonite Toilet Seat appeared first
Old School Style NES30 Gamepad Works With Devices Today
The time is 1985. You’ve just come back home from a gruelling day at kindergarten. You just want to unwind with a nice cup of milk and your favourite gamingThe post Old School Style NES30 Gamepad Works With Devices Today
Best Trashcans Worth Considering at Faveable
Every weekday, our friends at Faveable compile a list of awesome gadgets and gear that men would love to discover. Welcome back to another edition of partnered content at OhGizmo! from Faveable.The post Best Trashcans Worth Considering at Faveable appeared first on
Accio Dice! Harry Potter Wizard’s Monopoly
It’s taking Parker Brothers long enough to make a Harry Potter-themed edition of Monopoly, so CustomLumos decided to take matters into their own hands. The result? This awesome, one-of-a-kind Monopoly board came thatThe post Accio Dice! Harry Potter Wizard’s Monopoly appeared first on
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The Sims Are Having a Better Summer Than You
Even if I dont get an idyillic paradise summer vacation, its good to know my Sims will be having a wonderful time.You see, my virtual Sims will be playing in the brand-new The
You Have Only Seconds : Tornado Gadget You NEED
As we just saw in the disaster in Oklamha, survival comes down to seconds. Having an emergency warning weather alert can make the difference from having time to find shelter when a tornado comes
E- cigs : New Tech For An Old Habit
Who knew but apparently May 31st is “World No Tobacco Day. How should we commemerate the day? Weeeelll, maybe if the smokers among us all Kick the butts and take part in a tobacco-less
What's Next? NextWorth
Believe me, we understand. You want the latest gadgets. We have so many old iPhones, iPods, iPads and game consoles we
Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Who's The Fairest Of Them All?
If you owned the brand-new simplehuman Sensor Mirror, youd know the answer to that question. (Its YOU, btw.)Think of those pull-out mirrors you sometimes find in hotel bathrooms that magnify your face
Put Your iPhone in the 'Vault'
Pelican cases are known to be nearly indestructible; just ask the US Military who uses their equipment. Even if you wont be in a war zone, the iPhone Vault can be
Jabra Revo Wireless
We spotted them first at CES; the new Jabra Revo wireless headphones and have been eagerly anticipating trying them out. We werent disappointed. Heres the good, the bad and the ugly.Good: * Connectivity is
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Leaked: Disappointing Sony Xperia Z3 specs and features
Leaker extraordinaire @evleaks has cultivated quite the bogeyman reputation of late in regards to mobile device manufacturers desperately trying to keep a lid on inside information relating to unannounced gear.The post Leaked: Disappointing Sony Xperia Z3 specs and features appeared
Coolio will release new music through…Pornhub?!
Apparently, Pornhub is giving Coolio some models for his video Take It To The Hub, in exchange for an exclusive premiere of Coolios new tracks. Because isnt that what you really want to see when you come to Pornhub? Coolio?
Colfax Smart Pack melds wireless tech, power, with urban appeal
When wearable tech is a topic of discussion, it usually covers such things as smartwatches, Google Glass, fitness trackers, and such. Those devices are more common and of a wider variety, of course. When it comes to gadgets and wearables,
Microsoft confirms last-minute Surface Mini setback, alludes to record Surface Pro 3 sales
Between the closing of Nokia’s acquisition, its biggest employee shake-up ever and the recent surprising Surface Pro 3 introduction, you can definitely say it’s been an eventful past few months in Microsoft’s Redmond camp.The post Microsoft confirms last-minute Surface Mini
Rumor: Metal-clad Samsung Galaxy Alpha/Galaxy F destined for limited release
For as long as we can remember, speculation in regards to Samsung preparing a shift away from plastic and towards metal-constructed high-end smartphones has constantly emerged from various sources, only to be suppressed sooner or later by, well, reality.The post
Nokia unveils ultra-affordable Lumia 530 with Windows Phone 8.1
It’s sad that perhaps Nokia’s most highly anticipated release of 2014 targets the low-end branch of the smartphone market, but even with Microsoft completely behind the erstwhile mobile giant, the Lumia makers can’t abandon the entry-level boat for bolder high-end
Stop the madness: Motorola unveils digital tattoos
Are we that lazy? It seems smartphone-owners would rather not take the five seconds it requires to enter a PIN to unlock their phones. So, Motorolas solution? Temporary tattoos! And theyre not even cute; they look like ringworm mixed with
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