SpaceX Just Made Its Fastest Successful Rocket Landing on a Drone Ship
Overnight, SpaceX attempted to make its most audacious rocket landing yet on its drone ship. Amazingly, it succeeded.Read more...
Alden Ehrenreich Has Been Cast As the Young Han Solo
The rumors are true . Alden Ehrenreich, who made a name for himself earlier this year in the Coen Brothers’ Hail Caesar, has been cast as the young Han Solo in the 2018 Star Wars story directed
Watch SpaceX Probably Crash a Rocket Live Right Here
Following its recent successful landing on a drone ship, SpaceX is setting itself up for failure again, by attempting a “hot and fast” landing later tonight. Read more...
Short Animation Shows How Beer Is Destructively Necessary (NSFW)
Directed by Nerdo, this short animation interprets the poem about beer from Charles Bukowski and it’s so
The Pharaoh's Serpent's Never Ending Chemical Reaction Is Always So Gross
Even though it looks like the devil is reaching through the ground from underneath the
A 29-Year Study Has Found No Link Between Brain Cancer and Cellphones
If, and by how much cellphones increase the risk of brain cancer is a long and disputed argument. No one study is going to settle anything, but one statistical analysis of data in Australia hints at cellphones
Here's Why You Shouldn't Play With Ropes Near Helicopters
It’s basic common sense that ropes and fast, spinning blades don’t mix. But in case you need a reminder, recently released video of a near-crash from a rescue helicopter should scare you witless.Read more...
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Non-invasive device monitors glucose levels using microwave
Researchers from Cardiff University's School of Engineering have developed a glucose monitor that doesn't require you to prick your finger. It doesn't even need blood after the initial calibration, because it uses microwave to keep track of
U of M's Marlo robot uses algorithms to conquer uneven terrain
Robots walking unaided on flat ground is tough enough as it is -- just look at last year's class of DARPA Challenge failures -- so when one can handle uneven terrain in any direction (not just a
Oculus exec Mary Lou Jepsen resigns to create new MRI tech
Dr. Mary Lou Jepsen is well known for her work in pioneering display technology as a co-founder of OLPC, former head of the display division at Google X and lately Oculus VR, which she joined about a
LinkedIn reportedly looking to rival Facebook's Instant Articles
LinkedIn is said to be considering an Instant Articles feature of its own, BuzzFeed News reports. According to the publication, which cites sources familiar with the matter, LinkedIn recently started floating this idea to "various" publishers, inspir...
Windows phones will know where your fingers are before they touch
Windows phones could soon learn a new trick from their Kinect cousins: the ability to see. Microsoft Research released a new video late last month that demonstrates the prototype "pre-touch sensing" system. It uses a self-capacitive touchscreen
Facebook tries out temporary reactions for Mother's Day
While it's not the first time Facebook has reminded you to call your mother, the ubiquitous social network is using Mother's Day to test out some temporary Facebook reactions, The Verge notes. Twitter user Sreedev Sharma spotted
Netflix orders a series based on the movie 'Dear White People'
As Netflix's store of original content continues to grow by leaps and bounds, The Hollywood Reporter notes it is adding another new series: Dear White People. It's based on 2014 film with the same name that took
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The Superhero Soundtrack Playlist
Superhero movies may be hit or miss sometimes, but even mediocre movies often come with outstanding soundtracks. The best scores become ingrained in us. This playlist features some of the best superhero music of the last decade
Ask Dr. NerdLove: My Racist Parents Hate My Girlfriend
Hello, you glowing pheromone buzzards of the Interwebs! Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that teaches you how to max out your social links while still having time to do battle in the
Keep Natural Fiber Rope From Fraying With Waxed Dental Floss
Natural fiber rope frays pretty easily, and you can’t just melt the ends like with nylon rope. If you want to stop the fraying, some waxed dental floss and a little knot know-how will do the trick.Read
Remains of the Day: Pocket Adds 'Likes' and Reposts to Its Social Feed
Pocket wants to have a little social network to call its own. The read-it-later app is adding more features to its ‘Recommended’ feed where you can follow what other people are reading. Now you can like and
The ICONSPEAK T-Shirt Is the Perfect Apparel for Any World Traveler
There are a lot of tools out there for breaking down language barriers, but there’s nothing quite as simple as pointing at a picture. The ICONSPEAK t-shirt will let you communicate what you need no matter where
Anker Now Sells a $200 Robotic Vacuum, Because of Course They Do
Continuing its quest to produce (and perfect) every conceivable battery-operated product, Anker now sells a freaking robotic vacuum, and you can score one for just $200 (down from $260) for a limited time as part of a
Deadspin Justice Is Real: The Arizona Dong Teen Will Go Free | Jezebel For White, Upper-Middle Class
Deadspin Justice Is Real: The Arizona Dong Teen Will Go Free | Jezebel For White, Upper-Middle Class Moms and Dads on TV These Days, Parenting Is Misery | Gizmodo Police Used Stingray in Hunt for $50 Chicken Wing Thief |
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New Google Phone Cases Take Customization to the Next Level
This is my Live Case. There are many like it, but this one is mine. The post New Google Phone Cases Take Customization to the Next Level
6 Things the HTC 10 Gets Right—And 4 It Gets Wrong
Its a sensible new Android phone with some head-scratching flaws. The post 6 Things the HTC 10 Gets Right—And 4 It Gets Wrong appeared first on
The iPad Pro’s Killer Display Proves Pixels Ain’t Everything
And it may be coming soon to an iPhone near you. The post The iPad Pros Killer Display Proves Pixels Aint Everything appeared first on WIRED.
MightyTV Is Like Tinder, Only It Sets You Up With Movies
MightyTV is trying to use machine learning to figure out what you like, and what that means. The post MightyTV Is Like Tinder, Only It Sets
Amazon’s New Kindle Oasis Is the Fanciest-Pantsiest E-Reader Ever
For $289, you get the best thing this side of paperback. The post Amazons New Kindle Oasis Is the Fanciest-Pantsiest E-Reader Ever appeared first on WIRED.
A Very Careful Hands-On With Hasselblad’s New $26,000 Medium-Format Camera
Available in 100-megapixel and 50-megapixel versions, Hasselblads new flagship medium-format cameras are loaded with cutting-edge tech. The post A Very Careful Hands-On With Hasselblads New $26,000 Medium-Format
The HTC 10 Is a Nice Phone—That’s All We Have to Say About It
Once upon a time, HTC was on top of the smartphone world. Or at least solidly in the upper middle class. The post
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Ultra-cute bugbots cooperate to climb a step together
 Anything is possible if we all work together — and no one gets left behind. That is the lesson these tiny “VelociRoACH” robots taught me today. Read More
TrapTap maps speed traps and more
 TrapTap, which has raised over $200,000 on Kickstarter with about a week to go, alerts drivers to speed traps, school zones, speed zones, and red light cameras by blinking red, green,
Robot surgeon outperforms human colleagues doing same procedure
 It’s another victory for the machines: a robotic surgical system outperformed humans and robot-assisted human operators in a soft tissue procedure, bringing us that much closer to automated medical care (and
Tesla ramps up its ambitions, expecting to produce 500,000 cars annually by 2018
 Tesla says it is expecting to hit its goal of producing 500,000 cars annually — including the Model S, Model X and Model 3 — two years earlier than expected, meeting
Spirocall measures lung health over any phone – no app necessary
 Sometimes you see an application of technology that’s so innovative and helpful that you can’t believe it exists in this age of narcissistic and short-sighted startups. Spirocall, a service that lets
Well, it’s practical: Google’s next self-driving car is a Chrysler-Fiat minivan
 There’s a lot to like about Google’s own self-driving cars, but if you’ve got kids, you’d need a fleet just to get them to the soccer game and back. That, presumably,
Venerable audio company Bowers & Wilkins bought out by Gideon Yu’s EVA Automation
 Bowers & Wilkins, an audio gear brand that has been familiar to millions for decades, is being bought out by EVA Automation, a two-year-old company that has never released a product.
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Samsung’s Family Hub Touchscreen Fridge Now Available In The US
Fridges come in all shapes and sizes. They can be tall, short, mini, have one door, have two doors, have three doors,
Android N Will Prevent Stagefright From Happening Again
Last year you guys might have heard of a security vulnerability called Stagefright that seemed to have everyone rushing to patch it. For those unfamiliar, the vulnerability involved hackers being able to
LG G5 & V10 Gets The US Government’s Seal of Approval
When it comes to smartphones, there are phones designed for businesses, governments, and regular folks. You might think that maybe it’s just
HTC Teases Token Of Appreciation For Early HTC 10 Adopters
HTC probably knows that they are no longer the smartphone juggernaut that they once were, although we have to
GoPro Delays Release Of ‘Karma’ Drone To Winter
GoPro’s cameras have long been used by drone enthusiasts, namely due to the fact that GoPro’s cameras are small and lightweight, meaning
Disney’s Scanner Identifies Gadgets By Their Electromagnetic Field
Place three identical laptops, smartphones, or tablets side-by-side, all made by the same manufacturer, and each featuring the same specs
Apple Makes Accessibility Accessories Easier To Find In Their Store
It is no secret that Apple has always made a big deal about making their products as accessible to people
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Deal Of The Day: Drunk Hunt Game Cartridge Flask
Well today’s deal doesn’t appear to be a deal at all, but it’s interesting nonetheless. It’s the Drunk Hunt Game Cartridge Flask, and it’s super cheap anyway, so I guess
A Hoodie For Lovers
Together Wear is a line of hoodies that were designed with two people in mind. Not content with sporting kangaroo pockets in the front, the hoodies also have them in
The Bunyanesque Hammock For You And All The Friends You Don’t Have
Ok, we’re just being mean. Maybe you do have friends and we’re projecting. Whatever your social situation is, The Bunyanesque Hammock might actually appeal to you. It’s basically a giant
Turn It Off And On Again? This Little Gadget Will Do It For You
Internet went out again? You probably know the easiest way to get that fixed is to walk to your router, unplug the darn thing and wait for things to fix
Deal Of The Day: 57% Off On Blumoo Bluetooth Universal Remote
Your home is filled with myriad devices that all need some form of remote controlling. The Blumoo Bluetooth Universal Remote is meant to bring all these under one roof so
Rolls-Royce’s Wraith Luggage Collection Costs More Than A Regular Luxury Sedan
If you’re going to drop six digits on a Rolls-Royce vehicle, you might be tempted to think “well, might as well drop five digits on a set of luggage.” That’s
Anker’s (Not So) Portable Power Pack
There are portable power packs, and then there’s Anker’s PowerHouse. It’s about the size (7.9 x 6.5 x 5.7 inches) and weight (9.3 lbs) of a concrete construction brick, so
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