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Watch an artist paint a dragon with just one brush stroke
One stroke painting is such an impressive skill that its unbelievable even when you see it happen. These artists from
This video of the evolution of Nike shoes since 1971 is pretty damn cool
Polish design and creative studio Hello Mono made this cool video that shows four decades of Nike
SpaceX rocket exploded in the air during a test launch
Well, thats not supposed to happen. A SpaceX rocket exploded during a test flight in Texas earlier today. This was
Deliciously explosive tropical fruits
German design studio Foreal made these cool series of tropical fruits exploding with a mix of photography, CGI and hand drawing. They called it Tropical Blast.Read more...
Here's a 4K time lapse of a spaceship burning up in the atmosphere
We saw the stunning crystal clear photo, so now heres a 4K time lapse of Orbitals Cygnus cargo
Watch the remote-controlled flight of a cyborg moth
Researchers at North Carolina State University implanted electrodes in the muscles of moths—Manduca sexta—so they can remote-control their flight. This technique could lead
Watch This Documentary And Remember Why SeaWorld Sucks
SeaWorld is back in the news in a big way this week. First, the park announced an ill-timed, controversial expansion . Then, someone
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Street View cars used to sniff out gas leaks, plots 'em on a map
Gas leaks are huge trouble. Leaky pipes are not only prone to exploding (which is already terrible, of course), they also spew out methane -- a greenhouse gas more potent than carbon dioxide in contributing to climate
This manicure is also a roofie detector
An experimental nail polish line called Undercover Colors can do more than color your nails to match those shoes: it can tell if your drinks been spiked by a dubious date. Just pretend to stir the drink
Sony is shutting down PlayStation home in Japan
Can you remember the last time you logged into PlayStation Home? Neither can anybody in Japan, apparently. According to a statement released on the Japanese website, the 3D social space will permanently close in March of next
Chromecast software vulnerability paves way for another root exploit
Google regularly rolls out Chromecast updates that plug up previous root-friendly exploits, but theres a new method you can use if you want complete control over your streaming device. A group of hardware hackers (fail0verflow, Team Eureka
SpaceX rocket malfunctions and explodes during 'complex' test
No one ever said rebooting spaceflight was going to be easy. The SpaceX team might know that better than anyone, especially on a night like this: one of the companys experimental F9R rockets malfunctioned in a test
New York Attorney General asks Airbnb to hand over 124 hosts' personal data
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is not done scrutinizing Airbnbs and its hosts business practices just yet. Hes now asked the company to hand over full, unredacted personal information on 124 hosts in the state, months
New wearable wants to help you run better, smarter and safer
As great as running is for your health, it can also cause you some pain if not done properly -- like a lot of things in life, overdoing it could turn out unwanted results (hello, shin splints).
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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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How Turning My To-Dos Into a Story Boosted My Memory and Motivation
We all create stories to explain what happens in a day. A story is a tool to help
Break In a Baseball Cap by Wearing It in the Shower
Whether its a new team cap, brand cap, or a cap you got from that conference you went to
iPhone 5 Battery Letting You Down? Apple Might Replace It—For Free
If your iPhone 5s battery just doesnt have the kick that it feels like it should, you might be
Plan Your Kid's Outfits Ahead of Time with Printable Daily Dividers
Getting all of your kids out the door in the morning can be hectic. Save some time in the
Download the New Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition Core Rule Set for Free
Whether youre an avid player whos been in the game for years, or curious to see what
Why Being Idle Can Lead to Better Thinking
Studies show that people would rather do something—anything—than be alone with their thoughts. The idea that doing something trumps doing nothing is
Calibre 2.0 Adds an Editor, Book Comparison, and More
Windows/Mac/Linux: Calibre, one of the best free ebook managers out there (and a great tool for removing DRM ), released a
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Gadget Lab Podcast: Give Me Twittering or Give Me Death
This week, the hosts discuss social media in the context of current events and Mats latest Facebook experiment.
This Week’s Apple Rumors, Ranked From Dumbest to Most Plausible
This weeks Apple rumors point to a possible bulbous lens on the iPhone 6 and the debut of a reversible USB end on the next Lightning cables.
OS X Yosemite: How to Use the New, More Powerful Spotlight Search
For those who’ve just started using the beta, or are just anticipating its launch later this year, we’ve got some tips on how to best take advantage of the redesigned OS and its many new features. In this edition, we
Light and Bright
With both the 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S, Samsung has managed to stand out in a sea of lookalike tablets. Even more impressive, they’ve managed to do it without resorting to ridiculous gimmicks.
These RocketSkates Make 12mph Feel Absolutely Terrifying
Heres the first thing I learned when riding a pair of RocketSkates: 12mph might seem slow, but strap a pair of motorized roller skates to your feet and that speed becomes instantly terrifying.
There’s Something Familiar About the ‘New’ Instant Gratification Economy
When everything is available on demand, weve entered the days of future past. Tavis Coburn When I was a kid, Id walk out the front door every Tuesday and bring in glass bottles of fresh milk from our porch. Then
WTF Just Happened: Why Can’t I Take a Decent Picture of the Moon?
If all the crappy photos of the moon were printed out and stacked them on top of one another, they would reach to the moon and back. For something that (1) does not emit its own light and (2) begs
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This New Card Skimmer Is Almost As Thin As A Credit Card
 Good old Brian Krebs has the scoop on a new card skimmer found in Europe. How is it different? It literally fits right into the card slot of any ATM, essentially allowing
Engineers Build A 3D Printing OS For All Printers Everywhere
 If you’ve used any 3D printers over the past year or so, you’ll notice one thing: fragmentation. A few use open source
Google Acquires Gecko, Which Did Mechanical Design For The Original FitBit
 Google has acquired Gecko Design, a firm operating out of Los Gatos, California, to help with its Google X special projects laboratory. The acquired company has done design work for a number
TechCrunch Giveaway: Canon EOS T3i Kit And NeroTrigger
 One of you will be the lucky winner of a Canon EOS T3i kit paired with a NeroTrigger.The Canon EOS Rebel is a digital SLR camera, and is accompanied by an accessory
This Robot Butler Tried To Get Me Drunk
 The merry TechCrunch band took a trip to Cupertino this week to kick it with a small robot called Botlr made by robotics startup Savioke.The little android,
Estimote Wants To Pioneer ‘Nearables’ With New Stickers Beacon Hardware
 The Internet of Things gets a lot of hype, but its rollout is slow and it will take a long time for consumers to upgrade existing, non-connected
Felicis, Horizons Ventures Pour $3 Million Into The Vessyl Smart Cup
 Mark One, the company behind the Vessyl smart cup, has today closed a $3 million seed round co-led by Felicis Ventures and Horizons Ventures The Vessyl is a cup that
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Cricket Offers $100 To T-Mobile & MetroPCS Customers To Switch Carriers
There was one point in time where AT&T and T-Mobile had a great relationship, which was a few years ago when both companies agreed to merge with one another.
Alleged Moto X+1, New Moto G Specs Revealed By Retailer
The Moto X+1 has been talked about for quite a while now and is expected by many to be
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Teaser Video Released
Come 3rd of September, there is a very good chance that Samsung will be taking the wraps off the Galaxy Note 4. Given Samsung’s history of unveiling Galaxy Note devices at IFA 2014, we guess it makes sense that Samsung
HTC Tablet Certified By WiFi Alliance
It has been several years since HTC had released a tablet, but if the rumors are to be believed all of that could change in
Project Ara To Get New Rockchip SoC
Assuming that everything goes according to plan, there is a good chance that Google could be set to release Project Ara in 2015. Now given
BlackBerry Promotes BBM In Wake Of iMessage Spam Issues
A couple of days ago we reported that according to a security company, they had found that Apple’s iMessage messaging service is a
iWatch Assembly To Only Begin In September
Earlier rumors have suggested that Apple’s iWatch could be launched this year, although more recent rumors have indicated that we might not be able to see the
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HyperLip Plastic Lips Forces Any Face Into a Grimace
  Put on the HyperLip the next time you take a selfie and watch the likes pile up…not. It’s an unusual mouthpiece that forces the face of its wearer intoThe post HyperLip Plastic Lips Forces Any Face Into a Grimace
Want Pizza? Just Push for Pizza!
Want a pizza for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? No problem. Just fire up the Push for Pizza app on your phone and, well, push for pizza. You’ll be asked toThe post Want Pizza? Just Push for Pizza! appeared first on
‘Ignore No More’ App Gives You the Power to Lock Phones Remotely
  Nobody likes being ignored, especially mothers. Unfortunately, kids (and even hubbies) these days ignore parents or their SOs for one reason or the other. Sometimes, it’s understandable. Other times,The post ‘Ignore No More’ App Gives You the Power to
Whistle Straws Let You Whistle While You Sip
    Feel like annoying the crap out of your friends? Nothing does that better than these Wet My Whistle straws. First and foremost, their design is based on slideThe post Whistle Straws Let You Whistle While You Sip appeared
Deal Of The Day: 52% Off On AquaCube
  Groove to your favorite beats and sing along to your favorite tunes with the AquaCube. It’s a water-resistant bluetooth speaker that you can take with you in the showerThe post Deal Of The Day: 52% Off On AquaCube appeared
Telephoto MegaFon Loudspeaker Lets You “Yell” at One Person Only
So near, yet so far. You might be able to see the person you want to talk to, but the din of the outside world won’t allow him to hearThe post Telephoto MegaFon Loudspeaker Lets You “Yell” at One Person
Facial Fitness Pao: Exercise Your Face By… Flopping It Up and Down?
  Japan is known for many things. Futuristic gadgets, capsule hotels, sumo wrestlers, and yes, their vast range of facial exercises that are as bizarre as they come. The latestThe post Facial Fitness Pao: Exercise Your Face By… Flopping It
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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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EE offering 4G roaming in 14 additional countries
EEs 4G roaming is expanding to include 14 additional countries, according to a statement from the wireless service provider. 4G roaming for EE customers was first introduced in early 2014, with EE allowing people to travel to France and Spain
Moto X+1 press render makes an appearance
Motorola has scheduled an event on 4th of September where the company is expected to unveil a number of products, including the highly rumored Moto X+1. Recently, the now-retired @evleaks aka Evan Blass has posted a press render of the
All USB cables are hideous compared to crafted LifeStar
To most people, myself included, a USB cable is little more than a mandatory accessory used to power and sync our gadgets. It’s there when you need it, but gets pushed or tucked away once it’s done the job. Few
Qualcomm planning on strong sales in China
Christiano Amon, co-president at Qualcomms chip business, thinks that chip sales will become progressively stronger in China as the country moves towards 4G LTE. Qualcomm is currently having a hard time in the Chinese market, but with LTE adoption on
Samsung Galaxy S5 with Snapdragon 805 and 4G+ to launch in Singapore on August 23rd
Samsung has already launched the LTE-A version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 in South Korea, but it seems the Korean OEM is going to launch another variant of the flagship device for Singapore. Not too long ago, SingTel is prepping
Google Chrome now in Cuba
American sanctions against Cuba remain strong, and as a result, the country has suffered in many ways. Even software downloads in the country are not easy to access, but Google is making progress by offering Chrome to Cuban users for
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 spotted in AnTuTu benchmarks, Exynos 5433 chipset on board
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is one of the most highly anticipated devices of the year, expected to see the light of day at Samsungs Unpacked event in Berlin next month. Not too long ago, the alleged phablet was spotted on
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