Descend Into the Weird, Dark World of Unseen YouTube Videos
With 100 hours of video being uploaded to YouTube every minute, no one human being will ever be able to
Feel What It's Like to Drown With This Terrifying Simulator
Forget coffee. If youre still in dire need of a little morning boost, we guarantee that nothing will be quite as effective as the adrenaline rush youll get from swimming for your life in this online drowning simulator. This is
Why the HBO-Amazon Deal Is Good for Everyone (Except Netflix)
HBO and Amazon just put a ring on it with a giant, multi-year deal that will put HBO originals on
Chat with the Woman Who Photographs the World's Oldest Living Things
Artist Rachel Sussman has traveled to all seven continents in her tireless quest to document millennia-old lichen, moss, bacteria,
This Utility Truck Can Exterminate a Pothole Every 120 Seconds
Getting crews out to patch roads is sometimes more trouble than its worth. It snarls traffic for hours at a
Unravel the Mysteries Of the Arduino With This Crash Course Starter Kit
If theres one common feature among all the cool hacks and DIY projects youll find online these days,
My Accidental Pilgrimage to the 1964 World's Fair Site
When I woke up on Tuesday morning, I expected another normal day. Work. Lunch. Work. Happy hour. Home. Heck, maybe Id
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High school seniors conquer watery ketchup with 3D-printed bottle cap
3D printers have produced some pretty amazing (and scary) stuff, and now a pair of high school seniors have successfully used the tech to ensure theyll never have to eat a soggy hotdog again. Tired of the
Scribd brings Lonely Planet guides to its book subscription service
Scribds e-book subscription service is only six months old, and already its working hard to hook some big names to convince you that its worth $9 a month. The company has now snagged a deal with publisher
Recon's deal with the 'other' Motorola could see a rugged Glass rival
Head-mounted computing specialists Recon Instruments is building quite a team to take on Google Glass. Last year, Intel offered both cash and its manufacturing and technology expertise, and now the other Motorola has followed suit. Motorola...
US government approves Facebook's purchase of Oculus
Were not sure there was ever much doubt, but the US government has given the thumbs up to Facebooks $2 billion purchase of Oculus VR. The Federal Trade Commission examined the deal and found that it would
Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 lineup reaches the US on May 1st
Americans no longer have to splurge on the high-end Galaxy Tab Pro or Note Pro if they want a modern Samsung tablet -- the more affordable Galaxy Tab 4 range is headed to the US. WiFi versions
AOL bringing Miramax movies to its online video platform
AOL doesnt just want short clips of newsy content on its online video platform, AOL On. Thats why the company (which, disclosure, owns Engadget) has signed a non-exclusive deal with Miramax to screen some of its movies
Defiantly plastic: designing the Galaxy S5
Our major aims were usability, friendliness and a more humanistic design. We wanted something with a pleasing feel ... and better grip. If we used metal, the designs felt heavy and cold, explains Senior Product Designer Dong
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Crave Ep. 152: App lets you make music with a full symphony
Ever wanted to hear how youd sound with full orchestral backup? An app out of Harvard puts you on the same stage as some of the worlds greatest symphonies.
Tour the Milky Way in 20 billion pixels
NASA has launched an interactive map of the Milky Way galaxy, constructed over the course of 10 years from more than 2 million infrared images from the Spitzer Space Telescope.
Flame-breathing RC dragon flies for only $60,000
It belches propane flame, flies 70 miles per hour, and can be yours if youre willing to forego a year or so of your salary.
Low Latency No. 91: Hurricane Morpheus heads to your living room
You might want to watch where youre swinging once Sonys new virtual-reality headset for the PlayStation 4 lands.
Food-gnashing compost container tops Grommet awards
In a battle of product pitches, between biodegrable cat boxes, sensory toys, toothy compost bins, and other gizmos, two products emerge victorious.
The Web out-Picassos itself: Welcome, sticky tape selfies
In the latest and perhaps most tastelessly sweet Internet meme, people are wrapping their faces in sticky tape and snapping the results. Perfect for your 3-year-old this weekend. Originally posted at Technically Incorrect
Not so fast: Environmental concerns halt Atari 'E.T.' cartridge dig
Filmmakers planned to excavate millions of the cartridges, buried as part of Ataris corporate shame, but New Mexico regulators say an environmental report is required first. Originally posted at News - Tech Culture
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How To Share Gadgets Seamlessly In A Multi-Person Household
Not everyone can afford a separate computer or tablet for each member of the family, so you have to learn
Is Buying a Home Worth It?
Even with the recent housing crisis, many of us still consider buying a home part of the "American dream." Meanwhile, naysayers point out
Make Your Own Delicious Ramen That's Even Cheaper Than Instant
Instant ramen is a poor shadow of the noodles you get at a ramen shop. Now you can make
How to Negotiate Your Salary
One of the best ways to increase your income is through salary negotiations, either when youre first offered the job or during a performance
The Pivotal Technique Cuts the Crap Out of Learning How to Change
Figuring out a plan for your life and where you want it to go is literally impossible.
Blood Alcohol Finder Estimates Your BAC Over Time Based on Your Drinks
Android: Without a breathalyzer, its not exactly easy to gauge what your blood alcohol content is. Blood
Gawker NYPD's Twitter Outreach Backfires in Most Predictable Way Possible | Jalopnik Top Gear Says '
Gawker NYPDs Twitter Outreach Backfires in Most Predictable Way Possible | Jalopnik Top Gear Says Sorry For Weird Racist Joke, Blames America | Jezebel Genius Woman Responds to OKCupid Creeps by Drawing Them Naked | Kotaku Nintendos Secret WeaponRead more...
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Build Your Own Robots and Quadcopters With These Ingenious Bricks
If you’re interested in building your own ASIMO, you’ve got to start somewhere. Kinematics’ modular TinkerBots provide a very great jumping-off point, letting you quickly assemble and program your own robots.
Make the Most of Twitter’s Profile Redesign
Twitter just rolled out its latest profile redesign to the masses. Its pretty simple to update. But just in case you need a little help, heres how switch over to the new photo-centric look.
These Satellite Gadgets Will Save Your Butt in the Backcountry
A regular mobile phone is enough to keep you in touch around most of the populated parts of the world. But if you really want to go into the boonies, youll appreciate a device that can talk to satellites.
Lytro’s Magical DLSR Lets You Refocus Photos After You Take Them
With a new camera called the Illum, a DSLR-style shooter with an 8X optical zoom and high-speed, sports-worthy shutter, Lytro is hoping to tap into the creative professional market.
Switch From iOS to Android (Or Vice Versa) in 4 Easy Steps
You find iOS/Android annoying, and all your friends say Android/iOS is, like, way better. So youve finally decided its time to switch phones. Lets do it.
Track Down Your Missing iPhone With ‘Lost Mode’
Nothing can help the gut-wrenching sensation of despair youll feel when you realize youve lost your smartphone, tablet, or laptop. But by following a few simple steps in iOS, theres at least some hope it can land back in your
How to Let Science and Tech Tend Your Garden for You
Let people who love sore backs and dirty fingernails painstakingly tend their gardenias. Today’s backyard should be a maximized, automated, hyperefficient system of caloric production. With a little science—and some engineering prowess—you can keep your plot tidy, pest-free, and healthy
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Here’s What To Look For In Apple’s Earnings
 Later today, Apple will report its fiscal Q2 2014 earnings. Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer said in the previous earnings call that the company expected more or less a flat quarter
Duet Takes On Tile With A Small, Square Lost Item Finder That Also Lets Your Replace The Battery
 Early backers of the Bluetooth-powered lost item finder called Tile, backed by $2.7 million in crowdfunding, have been patiently waiting for the device to begin shipping (which it finally is, they say). But in the
Samsung’s Own Apps Don’t Get Used Much, But That’s No Surprise
 Samsung preloads its own apps on its Android devices, including replacements for stock apps like the phone dialer and SMS software, as well as more advanced note-taking and WhatsApp competitor apps. But app
Misfit Debuts Two New Colors And Bloom, A Sleek New Necklace For Its Shine Activity Tracker
 As wearables continue to evolve, were seeing the blend of wearables and jewelry, and the importance of form factor in adoption. Misfit, the makers of the popular activity tracker, the Shine, are
Apple Profiles Apps Used To Create Its ‘Powerful’ New Ad
 Apple has a new ad out that you may have seen, featuring a track by The Pixies and a whole lot of iPhone users employing mobile software to cover the song. The
The Next Samsung Galaxy Cameraphone Leaks
 This is allegedly the Samsung Galaxy K, the successor to the odd Galaxy S4 Zoom. The device in question sports the same faux leather casing as the Galaxy S5 and Samsung has
The OnePlus One Offers Top-Tier Specs Android Phone Specs At $299
 Not all smartphones are created equal, but the new OnePlus One (not to be confused with that other One, the HTC One) is roughly equivalent on paper with some of the most
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Chinese Company Constructs 10 Houses Per Day With 3D Printer
They say that one can be considered fortunate already if one has a
Coversnitch Lamp Eavesdrop On Its Surroundings
Walls have ears, or so the saying goes. Perhaps that might be true many, many years ago, but this is certainly
Minecraft Terrain Creator Spotted
Minecraft is a game that has its fair share of fans, and have appeared across numerous platforms to boot, too. Well, it seems that the folks over at Mojang are not quite done with the title just yet – far
HBO Go Coming To Fire TV, Amazon Instant Video Gets HBO Shows
Online video streaming is all the rage these days,
Netflix Taps Arrested Development Creator For More Shows
Arrested Development was a much loved TV show that couldn’t survive the pitfalls of broadcast television. It
China Thinks Windows 8 Is ‘Expensive’
Windows XP has, at long last, arrived at the end of its support life earlier this month, but this
Siri Might Find Its Way Into The New Apple TV
It has been quite a while since Apple released a new set-top box.
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‘Literally’ Plug-in Turns Everything ‘Literal’ Into Something ‘Figurative’
  Some people overuse the word “literally” while others erroneously use it when they mean to say “figuratively.” Whether you’re bored or simply have something against the adjective, then LiterallyThe post ‘Literally’ Plug-in Turns Everything ‘Literal’ Into Something ‘Figurative’ appeared
Peres Food Sniffer Lets You Know When Something’s Rotten
If you’ve got a habit of sticking leftovers into the fridge and forgetting about them, then you might want to look into the Peres Food Sniffer. It’s basically what it’sThe post Peres Food Sniffer Lets You Know When Something’s Rotten
Nano Nails Turns Your Finger Into a Stylus
Ever wished you could make do without a stylus when you’re doodling or creating digital works of art on your phone or tablet? Granted, there are a lot of stylusesThe post Nano Nails Turns Your Finger Into a Stylus appeared
Make It Real: Inflatable Car Seat by Volvo
  Kids are awesome. Going places with them in tow is often not as awesome, due to the fact that you have to make sure you’ve packed the car seatThe post Make It Real: Inflatable Car Seat by Volvo appeared
Want This: Metal Gear iDroid Smartphone Case
Fans of Metal Gear will be able to identify the inspiration for this iPhone case at first sight. If you were thinking of the iDroid, then you’re spot on. For non-fans, itThe post Want This: Metal Gear iDroid Smartphone Case appeared first
Reading Is Cool: Cassette Tape Bookmarks
Bookmarks don’t get any more adorable than these. The Cassette Tape bookmarks are inspired by their namesake, which used to be all the rage before CDs and MP3s came along.The post Reading Is Cool: Cassette Tape Bookmarks appeared first on
Honda’s Mean Mower Clocks In At 116MPH
  Honda’s Mean Mower is exactly what its name implies: mean. It’s exactly that as it speeds down the road at a whopping 116MPH. Honda didn’t exactly make this forThe post Honda’s Mean Mower Clocks In At 116MPH 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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OnePlus One officially announced; Is it a Nexus killer?
We’ve only been waiting for this new smartphone and now it’s finally here: the One. We knew the new smartphone would be announced officially today, April 23. This is OnePlus’ very own phone offering what was initially described as the
Ultra-affordable LG L90 available on T-Mobile, LG L70 up for grabs on MetroPCS
While power users are gearing up to welcome LG’s next-gen flagship phone, the G3, folks on (much) tighter budgets should take note of a lower-end LG duo already available stateside. The L70 and L90 may not have much in common
8 awesome deals on gadgets, games and gear for April 23
Yesterday was Earth Day, and it served as a good reminder that we should recycle our old electronics rather than throw them out. Now that were going green, lets save some green with todays best deals on gadgets, games and
LG G3 for Sprint tipped with 16 MP camera, fingerprint recognition
Oh, wow, it appears a bunch of LG employees might need to look for a job ASAP, as both the G3 mini and jumbo-sized G3 have leaked to the press in the past 24 hours. Expected out in June, at
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet priced at $500 and up stateside, shipping starts May 3
Unlike its component shortage-plagued little brother, Sony’s Xperia Z2 Tablet seems to be doing just fine inventory-wise, first rolling out in UK and several other European markets and now almost ready to see daylight in the US of A.The post
Support Earth Day and join MPOWERD Solar Justice campaign
Each week, we bring news about the latest industry shakeups and articles about upcoming gadgets. Ultimately, in the grand scheme of things, its all first-world chit-chat. As audiophiles flock to Neil Youngs Pono Player, speculators discuss the latest smartphone rumors,
Ossia Cota wirelessly charges smartphone from 40 feet
I hate charging my phone. Seriously. Looking for an outlet, finding the charger, trying to keep the phone off the floor so it doesnt get stomped. But what if you didnt need to find a charger or an outlet? What
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