Burger on a stick because—just put that damn thing in my mouth already
Corn dogs? Not a fan. A corn dog-inspired burger-on-a-stick made of "pickled beef frank and a slice of
This Week's Top Comedy Video: The Onion Reviews Planet of the Apes (NSFW)
Peter Rosenthals here this week to review the new Planet of the Apes movie. No, not the one from 2011. No, not the one from 2001. Nope, not 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, or 1968. No, the other one. Read more...
Modern Photography Would Not Exist Without George Eastman
George Eastman, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist, was born on this day 160 years ago. His innovations in standardized film and portable cameras made
100 famous bass lines played in one cool mega-medley
This guy put together a medley with what he thinks are the 100 bass lines that every bass player should know. I
If Humans Shed So Much Dead Skin, How are Tattoos Permanent?
Your body is constantly throwing off dead skin cells—a million every day. So how come tattoos dont fall off with them? It turns out, your bodys immune system tries to get rid of the ink under your skin, but in
What's the One Dead Website You Wish You Could Revive?
Benj Edwards at The Atlantic just published this beautifully-written piece about a mans quest to rebuild Prodigy, the ancient web service
Your Skin Has a Sense of Smell, and Sandalwood Aroma Makes it Heal
Ready for some weird science? Some of the same olfactory sensing equipment that give your nose its sense
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Watch these smart bullets home in on targets like tiny missiles
Soldiers have long dreamed of smart bullets that always hit their targets, and it looks like theyre now much closer to getting their wish. DARPA has posted the first footage of EXACTO (Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance), a
Weekends with Engadget: DARPA's mad science projects, Google's 3D-mapping tablet and more!
This week, we dove into the history of DARPA, explored the hand-drawn world of Cuphead, took an in-depth look at Googles 3D-mapping tablet and interviewed two people who managed to cut ties with technology. Read on for
Hulu gets exclusive rights to stream South Park's full show catalog
If youre determined to catch up on South Park episodes without downloading them, youd better get used to Hulu -- youll be using it a lot. The service has just unveiled a deal that gives it exclusive
Chromebooks can get cheaper thanks to new support for a low-end chip
You can pick up a Chromebook for a dirt-cheap $200, if you know where to shop. However, there are now signs that these Google-powered portables could get even cheaper. MediaTek has contributed code to Chromium OS (the
Google filtered World Cup search trend news to spare Brazil from further agony
If you love Brazilian futebol, this has been an especially tough week; that devastating loss to Germany in the World Cup semi-finals was a shock to fans used to victory. Thankfully for you, Google feels your pain.
If you're buying an Android Wear watch this weekend, read this first
Android Wear is finally here. Two devices were launched at Google I/O: LGs G Watch, and Samsungs Gear Live. Both became available in the Play store this week, and while were sure you read our comprehensive review,
Now (almost) anyone (with cable) can watch CNN the way they want to
Back in April CNNx launched, letting viewers jump through the news of the day and watch what they want, when they want. The only problem? Other than the fact that its restricted to CNNs iPad app and
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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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This Week's Top Downloads
Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.Read more...
​Ask for an "Out of Order" Rate to Save on Hotel Costs
The next time you are looking an inexpensive hotel room at the last minute, try asking for an
Check Your C.L.U.E. Report for Insurance Errors That Could Raise Your Rates
You probably know you should check your credit report periodically , but do you know what your C.L.U.E.
​Focus on Shared Goals to Reduce Workplace Conflicts
When tempers flare at the office, we often say things we regret later. Talk about your shared interests in solving the conflict
​Find Family Friendly Day Trips in Any State with This Tool
If the kids are getting bored this summer, you may want to get out of town for a day
How to Get the Best Sleep of Your Life on an Airplane
Navigating your way through clueless tourists, grabby TSA guards, and disinterested ticket counter clerks is only half the
Google's New Account History Page Helps Further Control Your Privacy
As you probably know, Google tracks quite a bit of what you do online. Much of this is to improve
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Gadget Lab Podcast: We’ve Got Android Watches Coming Out of Our Ears
On this weeks show, Mat and Mike talk about the new Android Wear watches, discussing what they do, and how much of a difference theyre poised to make in our lives. Also, Satya Nadellas long-ass memo, and Mikes new cheap-ass
This Week’s Apple Rumors, Ranked From Dumbest to Most Plausible
Haptic feedback coming to future Apple devices and more potential iWatch delays.
Microsoft Needs a Real Plan, Not a Memo
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wrote a very long memo this week outlining the future as he sees it for the company. But his memo fails to offer products, ideas, or values to believe in, and it ends up missing its
You Can Carry Yeti’s Tough New Cooler Like a Totebag
The Yeti Hopper weighs 5.5-pounds empty, and it can hold up to 6.5 gallons of camping treats---enough room for an 18-pack of oat sodas or a 20-pound bag of ice.
Call It, Maybe
For years now, smart watches like Samsungs Gear Live have been coming soon. Well, here they are. And its worth thinking about what they do, and how well they do it.
Worn Out
Rather than free you from your smartphone dependence, LGs new G Watch ends up being even more of a distraction.
Dazzling Crystal DSLR Replicas That Are Somehow Affordable
Fotodiox’s replica crystal DSLRs wont take photos, but they will hold a bunch of paper down on your desk (and look good doing it).
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This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Misfit, Android Wear, And Samsung Earnings
 After taking a week off for the holidays (sorry about that), we’re back to chat up the latest news in the Gadgets world. Unfortunately, there wasn’t much. That said, Samsung had some
Chinese State Media Renews Anti-Apple Rhetoric, Calls The iPhone A “National Security Concern”
 Apple has faced a fair amount of state-sponsored criticism in China, a market where the prevailing powers have a stated goal of promoting more home-grown network and IT solutions. The Wall Street
The PC Market Has Its Strongest Quarter In Recent Memory
 Personal computers, long an ailing member of the larger technology market had a strong second quarter. After consistent quarters of decline, the worldwide PC market was either
CEO With A Heart Of Gold, Neil Young Takes The Reins At PonoMusic, Tech Vet John Hamm Remains I(...)
 A changing of keys and tempo, at PonoMusic, the venture founded on the premise of a high-fidelity digital music service and music-playing device. Neil Young, the iconic musician who founded Pono and saw it raise over
MIT Researchers Build Drones That Automatically Provide Picture Perfect Lighting For Photographers
 The intrepid researchers at MIT never fail to impress, and a new system they’ve designed that uses fleets of drones to automatically light a shoot for photographers is no exception. The prototype
Kids Can Now Teach Robots To Play Angry Birds – For Science!
 In what must be the cutest example of human-robot interaction I’ve seen in recent months, researchers at Georgia Tech are helping kids teach robots how to play Angry Birds and, in the
The Orange Maker Spins The Plate To Make Better 3D Prints
 We’ve just passed the stage where 3D printers themselves were exotic devices of magic and wonder and individual types of 3D printers are now exotic devices of magic and wonder. To wit:
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Tinder Arrives For Android Wear, Brings Dating To Smartwatches
We’re sure many of you guys have heard of the dating app called Tinder. In case you haven’t, it’s basically an app that
New Bill Could Lose The Symbols On The Back Of Your Mobile Phones
On the back of your electronic devices, you will see a bunch of symbols on it. The symbols are basically representation
Apple’s A8 SoC To Remain Dual-Core, But Clocked To 2.0GHz Instead
While Android phones and tech companies such as Qualcomm, NVIDIA, Samsung, and MediaTek have long left behind dual-core processors and have since advanced to quad-core
Beats Electronics Goes After Chinese Headphone Counterfeiters
Real Beats headphones pictured left, counterfeit pictured right.Beats headphones do not come cheap as many of you guys have realized by now. However
Sharp Reportedly Looking To Reduce Reliance On Apple For Business
When it comes to the supply of display panels to Apple for iOS products, Apple relies on several manufacturers, such as LG, Samsung, Sharp, and
App Developer VSCO Launches $1 Million Artist Initiative Fund
It’s always nice to see companies do something for their customers that would not necessarily be required of them. That’s exactly what the
Google Maps For iOS Updated With Better Search & Explore Features
With Google Maps belonging to Google, it is understandable that Google would push out updates for its Android platform first before updating its
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Deal Of The Day: 44% Off On MondoHub
Some of you may remember we wrote about the MondoHub just last wednesday. It’s this massive 28-port USB hub, which should satisfy your USB-pluggin needs for years to come. 24The post Deal Of The Day: 44% Off On MondoHub appeared
Want This: R-Kaid-R is a Portable Arcade Machine
Arcade machines are big and bulky, and they only let you play one game per machine. Regardless of that fact, they’re still all sorts of awesome and most people would sell anThe post Want This: R-Kaid-R is a Portable Arcade Machine appeared
Feels Like You’re Lounging on Grass: Taer Grass Field Hammock
Remember the days when you used to lie on a bed of grass, staring at the sky with not a care in the world? Large patches of unoccupied grass mightThe post Feels Like You’re Lounging on Grass: Taer Grass Field
Wine or Coffee? Friends Fun Wine Lets You Have Both–At the Same Time
  Can’t decide if you’d like to unwind with a glass of wine or a cup of coffee? Friends Fun Wine is well aware of that fact, which is whyThe post Wine or Coffee? Friends Fun Wine Lets You Have
Coming Soon: An App That Lets You Measure Stuff Using Your Phone
Smartphones have replaced cameras, MP3 players, pedometers, remote controls, and even notebooks. Whatever you want to do, there’s probably already an app for that. And with Smart Picture Technologies’ up-and-comingThe post Coming Soon: An App That Lets You Measure Stuff
Emojli is a Social Network That Only Uses Emoji
What’s the world coming to? Or rather, what’s the online world coming to? Facebook is still in the lead when it comes to social networks, but that’s not stopping newThe post Emojli is a Social Network That Only Uses Emoji
Top Electric Toothbrushes Worth Considering in 2014
Every weekday, our friends at Faveable compile a list of awesome gadgets and gear that men would love to discover. If you have been contemplating to switch from a regular toothbrush toThe post Top Electric Toothbrushes Worth Considering in 2014 appeared first
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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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Xiaomi Mi4 To Launch in China on July 22nd?
Xiaomi, a Chinese OEM who is also called the Apple of China, may launch its latest flagship device this month. Xiaomis executive posted a teaser on Weibo about the companys annual product launch event for this year where the company
10 kinds of viral news stories you see every day on Facebook
My favorite part of the day is having coffee and telling people about it on Instagram. My second favorite part of the day is scrolling through my newsfeed and reading up on what everybody gives a fudge about at the
Apple iWatch not coming by November, sapphire glass and flexible display lead rumored specs
The timing of Apple’s predictable iWatch release looks like the biggest question mark relating to the highly anticipated wearable device, as no one really doubts anymore the gizmo will be coming sooner or later.The post Apple iWatch not coming by
Samsung Apps Store revamped and renamed as Samsung Galaxy Apps
Samsung smartphone and tablet owners are familiar with the default app known as Samsung Apps. This is Samsungs own little app store which provides access to Samsung mobile apps as well as other selected Android apps which are also available
LG G Pad 7.0 available stateside for $150, 10.1-inch model costs $250
Hot on the heels of their European rollout, the low-cost LG G Pad 7.0 and 10.1 tablets have gone on sale in the US of A, surprisingly not joined by the 8-inch variation. Maybe LG finally realized that’s too alike
Core i3-powered Acer Chromebooks officially priced at $350 and up
The speediest, most impressive Chromebook since Google’s MacBook Air-rivaling Pixel is rapidly closing in on its commercial launch, with recent cost rumors apparently panning out. The upgraded Acer C720 will be available in two slightly different configurations later this month,
Motorola sells 5 million smartphones in 5 months via FlipKart
Motorola entered the budget market with its Moto G and Moto E. Both smartphones were also released on Indian shores, and were sold through FlipKart, a popular online retailer in India. According to a new report, the company managed to
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