Here's A Close-Up Look at Counterfeit Money
Security researcher Brian Krebs gets sent some pretty weird stuff from fans. His latest in bizarre snail mail booty: A packet full of fake cash. Read more...
Ferguson Police Are Wearing Body Cameras
Police in Ferguson, Mo., started wearing body cameras this Saturday during the most recent protest following the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown Jr. by
You Won't Have a Long Face If You Watch BoJack Horseman
BoJack Horseman, the latest Netflix original series, is a good show. Unlike Netflix breakouts like Orange is the New Black and House of Cards, its not getting a ton of attention... but it deserves a wide viewership, or at least
You Can Pay $200,000 to Replace Your Blood With Antifreeze
Death is unfathomable and terrifying. We try to stave it off with vitamins, checkups, and exercise, to diminish the awful permanence
This is why not everything we call awesome is actually awesome
How many times did you use the word awesome today? Five, ten, fifteen times? We use the word awesome so
Apple Is Investigating the Celeb Nude Leaks
Apple is investigating several iCloud account violations that may have resulted in hackers spreading leaked photos of naked female celebrities online. Read more...
Mystery (Partially) Solved: Stonehenge Was a Complete Circle
One of the mysteries of Stonehenge has been solved because someone was too lazy to get a longer hose. Read more...
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Elgato announces $50 Avea smart lightbulb and Eve smart home sensors
Apparently, the world needs another smart lightbulb, and Elgatos going to sell it to you. Called Avea, the $50 bulb connects to your iDevice directly using Bluetooth (no external hub needed), and lets you set the mood
What's on your HDTV: NFL, 'Drunk History', 'Boardwalk Empire', 'Trailer Park Boys'
Its time. This week NFL football is back (and so are the Engadget HD Podcast fantasy leagues), and the season kicks off Thursday night as the Packers face the defending Super Bowl Champion Seahawks on NBC. Boardwalk
Apple reveals the the most common reasons that it rejects apps
Apple is such an opaque company that even app developers can be left, out in the cold, wondering why their app was rejected from the app store. Thankfully, the company does have some sympathy for those dejected
Google set to reveal Android One budget phone hardware in India on September 15th
Not everyone is interested in paying for premium handsets, and Google knows that in many parts of the world, shelling out five or six hundred dollars for a One, G3 or Galaxy S5 simply isnt an option.
UKTV will copy Amazon, ask viewers which shows it should make
When it comes to choosing which new TV shows to make, British broadcaster UKTV is taking a leaf out of Amazon and the BBCs playbook. The company behind Dave, Really and Watch will produce pilot episodes of
Opportunity rover is getting reformatted after ten years on Mars
NASAs ironman Mars rover Opportunity, like your five-year-old PC, is about to get reformatted. Problems have been causing the aging vehicle to reboot and scientists suspect that worn-out cells in the flash memory are to blame. Opportunitys
UK police threaten companies that sell domains to piracy sites
When a piracy site is targeted by authorities, the owners usual trick is to move the website to another domain (and sometimes hosting provider) to re-establish access for users. The Pirate Bay is probably the biggest example
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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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Harness Your Mind's "Future Self" Bias to Make Better Decisions
We dont stick to our resolutions and future goals because our minds dont think of our future selves as "us."
Answer "What Do You Do?" by Explaining How You Solve Problems
When you are meeting someone new, at some point, theyll probably ask, "So what do you do?" If you
Bania.io Maintains Your Productivity Chain with a Daily Email
Web: You can maintain a good habit by charting a success streak. Weve talked about this before, known more commonly as
Don't Let Negative Feedback Accumulate, Dole It Out in Regular Doses
If someone is doing things wrong, dont hold on to them for one massive criticism dump. Regularly let them
Make Any GorillaPod Magnetic $5 in Materials
Jobys GorillaPod, the tripod that goes anywhere, is a nifty accessory to stabilize your camera. You could even make your own for cheap
50 Ways to Liven Up Your Labor Day
Its Labor Day in the United States and Canada, so were kicking back and relaxing. Whether you want to use your time
Find Where to Eat in a New City by Trolling Foodies
When you are looking for the best local eats in your travels, forget the guide books. Chef and travel
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This Selfie-Friendly Camera Is Good for Non-Egomaniacal Photography, Too
Olympus is positioning the newly announced PEN E-PL7 as a step-up camera for smartphone photographers. And true to that billing, it has a 180-degree flip-down touchscreen for framing and shooting selfies.
Lunch Carriers That’ll Keep Your Soups Steamy and Your Food Partitioned
Lunchbox wizardry used to mean packing your juice pouch to keep your apple from smooshing your PB&J. Today’s carriers are built for more discerning appetites. Bon appétit!
Gadget Lab Podcast: Can I Use My iPhone’s NFC to Pay for My Uber?
This week, Mat and Mike talk about the latest leaks out of Cupertino, the ongoing fight between Uber and Lyft, and the hot gadget on everyones holiday wish list, the Knee Defender.
This Week’s Apple Rumors, Ranked From Dumbest to Most Plausible
Could Apple debut its new wearable at the companys September 9 event?
How to Use OS X Yosemite’s Best New Messages Features
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
The Gadgets and Gear We Couldn’t Get Enough of This Month
This is the stuff from our lives that we either own and never want to let go, or that we’ve been testing and are totally enamored with. This is Augusts most loved gear.
It’s Official: An Apple Event Is Happening September 9th
As the rumors foretold, Apple will be holding a media event September 9th. Invitations to members of the press just went out this morning.
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RunScribe Is A Wearable For Granular Gait Analysis
 Do you heel strike or are you a forefoot runner? If you have no idea what that question means this wearable probably isn’t for you. RunScribe is aiming for serious running geeks
Press Fit Standing Desk Review: An Affordable Option With U.S. Manufacturing And Materials
 A standing desk is a resource for the home office that’s increasingly common, but they’re still not affordable or convenient in most cases. The Press Fit standing desk began life as a
What Students Really Carry Back To School
 Back-to-school stories are click fodder. They allow for marketers to feel they are directly addressing a group of easy marks. After all, when is your life more insecure than on the cusp
JUMP Cable Is The Right Smartphone Charger For Forgetful People
 Like many other users, the battery on my iPhone tends to die right before the end of the day. One obvious solution is to use a case like the Mophie, but I
Apple’s New Spaceship HQ Doesn’t Look Like A Spaceship Yet, But It’s Huge
 Apple’s new spaceship-style campus is one of the last things on the company’s mind right now, with the iPhone launch looming just over the horizon. However, that hasn’t stopped some
Intel’s CEO Envisions A Future Where Wearables Don’t Look Like Wearables — And It’s Not(...)
 Intel CEO Brian Krzanich foresees a day when a wearable is no longer seen a one-size-fits-all device that you put on your wrist. That day could be coming sooner rather than later,
DrinkMate Is A Tiny, Plug-In Breathalyzer For Android Devices
 Devices that plug into smartphones to augment the built-in sensors with additional smarts are continuing to make their way to market, many fueled by crowdfunding. Here’s another contender aiming to extend the
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YouTube’s Donation Feature Is Now Live In Four Countries
When it comes to making money from YouTube, there are ads in which a portion of it will be given to the video’s creators. However unless you’re
iPhone 6 Pre-Order Date Pegged For 19th September By Dutch Carrier
While Apple has confirmed that they will be hosting an event on the 9th of September where presumably the iPhone 6 will be launched, we guess the
Internet Explorer 11′s Market Share Is On The Rise
A lot of people give Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser a lot of grief, and in all fairness earlier builds of Internet
Scientist Uses Physics To Visually Map Out His WiFi Signal
We’re sure many of you experience some frustration when you go to certain areas of your house, only to find that WiFi in that particular area is either very bad or non-existent at all. Some of you guys have probably
Assembled iPhone 6 Compared To iPhone 5s In Video
As we get closer to the 9th of September, you can bet that there will be a ton of iPhone 6-related leaks. Earlier today we took a look at the purported rear shell of the 5.5-inch iPhone and now thanks
Apple “Actively Investigating” iCloud Hack
According to a report earlier today, it seemed that due to an alleged iCloud hack, a variety of celebrity photos were compromised. Many of the photos involved
BlackBerry Blend To Launch Alongside The Passport
BlackBerry has kept its head down for the past few months and has worked tirelessly to turn its fortunes around. This month the
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Cardboard Jet Fighter Cockpit Big Enough To Accommodate Office Chair
Getting work done or playing a sim game in a “real” cockpit, while having both feet firmly planted not the ground, is an ambition of some that usually requires lotsThe post Cardboard Jet Fighter Cockpit Big Enough To Accommodate Office
Sleep In a Pool.. Well, Sort Of, With Snurk’s Pool Bedding
Fancy sleeping on a pool? Not in a pool or on a water bed, but on a pool? Now you can, although it isn’t exactly an actual pool with Snurk’s pool bedding.The post Sleep In a Pool.. Well, Sort Of, With Snurk’s
Memobottle Is Shaped Like A Standard Piece Of Paper, To Better Fit In Your Bag
Reusable water bottles are great for the environment, but they’re used less often than disposable ones simply because they’re inconvenient to carry in a cramped bag. The Memobottle, despite itsThe post Memobottle Is Shaped Like A Standard Piece Of Paper,
Extra Shot Coffee Mug Livens Up Your Mornings
We’re not sure how your boss is going to feel about it, but we certainly think that walking around the office with the Extra Shot Coffee Mug will make youThe post Extra Shot Coffee Mug Livens Up Your Mornings appeared
This Is Why You Can’t Get WiFi Signal In That One Room In Your Home
How is it possible that you got this powerful router, and yet this one bathroom on the second floor never gets any darn WiFi? Jason Cole, a PhD student inThe post This Is Why You Can’t Get WiFi Signal In
The Dark Knight is Everywhere: Batman Branding Iron
  A new Batman movie is in the works, which is great news for Dark Knight fans everywhere when Christopher Nolan’s trilogy wrapped up. If you’ve still got bat feverThe post The Dark Knight is Everywhere: Batman Branding Iron appeared
Kickball Ice Cream Maker: I Kick for Ice Cream
    Kicking a ball is lots of fun, and ice cream is always a welcome treat. I think it’s safe to say that something that combines both is destinedThe post Kickball Ice Cream Maker: I Kick for Ice Cream
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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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The sub-$200 Windows 8.1 laptops are already here, thanks to this Acer E15 deal
Looking for a fairly basic Windows computing machine at a Chromebook-rivaling price point? In the market for the perfect back to school gift? Then why wait weeks, maybe months until HP and Asus go ahead and release the Stream and
Galaxy S4 on Sprint gets international WiFi calling
Frequent international travelers will be happy to hear that Sprint is pushing out an update for the Galaxy S4 that will enable international WiFi calling. The Galaxy S4 is now the first device on Sprints Spark 4G LTE network to
Sony makes headway with US carriers as Xperia Z3 seems poised for Sprint
For reasons that are really beyond our comprehension, Sony has never been able to appeal to America’s big four wireless carriers. With the worthy exception of T-Mobile, which was itself a little late to pick up the Xperia Z and
Nokia Here maps launching on Samsung devices
Once the Samsung Gear S smartwatch is released in October, users will be seeing Here for Android on the device instead of Google Maps. A licensing agreement between Samsung and Nokia has brought Nokias services to other Tizen devices, so
Starfish app lets bad parents know when they left their kid in the car
You hear it on the news way too often: A parent left his or her toddler locked in the car with the windows up on a broiling hot day, just so the parent can run into a bar or casino
Google Authorship is no longer available
It felt like the end of Google Authorship was near when Google stopped showing author profile photos in search results in June, but now Authorship is actually gone. Authorship was added to Google Search in 2011, and the feature showed
The Labor Day Weekend binge-watching guide
Is there anything better than a long weekend? Yes. A long weekend spent doing absolutely nothing. Sure, I have plans to go hiking and to a baseball game but for the most part I will be on my couch enjoying
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