Stunning Photo Shows Where the Curiosity Rover is Headed Next on Mars
NASA’s Curiosity Rover is currently drilling holes on the lower slopes of Mount Sharp in a region called the Stimson Unit. It recently took a break from its duties to take some long-range photos of a hilly
Historic Flood Disaster Unfolding in South Carolina After Two Feet of Rain Reported
An intense and historic flood disaster—unrelated to Hurricane Joaquin, but influenced by it—continues to unfold across the Carolinas this afternoon, with South Carolina taking the brunt of the tropical deluge. Some communities near Charleston have recorded more
Android Marshmallow Has Arrived–Here's Why You'll Want It
It’s been four months since we learned about the forthcoming release of Android Marshmallow, fka Android 6.0. Today, it begins rolling out to Nexus phones, and soon...the world. What will this much-hyped software release bring to your
This is What Radiation from a Chunk of Uranium Looks Like
Radiation tends to strike fear in the hearts of the general populace, particularly the ionizing variety produced by X-rays and radioactive elements. But most have no idea what actual radiation looks like. Now a French organization called
Has Nefertiti Been Buried in King Tut's Tomb All This Time?
Egyptian antiquities authorities are convinced by a British Egyptologist’s claim that Neferititi’s tomb is concealed behind Tut’s and want to begin using radar and thermal imaging in the investigation.Read more...
Something Strange Is Going On With the Shadows in This Picture of the Moon's Pole
It’s not just the shadows themselves, though, it’s where they are—because there shouldn’t be any shadows at all.Read more...
Pepsi Will Release Limited Edition Back to the Future Bottle, Pepsi Perfect
People who grew up watching Back to the Future: Part II are still waiting on hoverboards, flying cars, and those self-lacing shoes. But there is one product that fans of the film will soon be able to
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What to expect from Microsoft's Windows 10 device event
Microsoft may be tight-lipped about what will be revealed at its October 6th device event, but that doesn't mean that everything is a mystery. In some cases, a slew of leaks have telegraphed Redmond's plans in advance.
Confessions of a 'Rock Band 4' drum queen
"Drums are hard."That was the verdict from my boyfriend after a raucous night playing Rock Band 4 with a group of friends. He's a guitarist, in both the physical and digital realms, and to him, Rock Band
Nissan's concept car is covered in displays for the selfie generation
There's little doubt the cars of the future will be increasingly more high tech. However, if Nissan has anything to do with it, those vehicles could be blanketed in customizable displays, too. The Japanese company revealed its
New certification will ensure HDMI cables can output 4K
While many HDMI cables these days can spit out 4K, the results can be hit-or-miss (especially as you start exploring longer cable lengths). So the HDMI Licensing group, which manages the interface, has developed a new premium
ASUS' ZenWatch 2 launches in the Google Store
Want a brand new Android Wear smartwatch while sticking to a tight budget? It's your lucky day. The Google Store has started carrying ASUS' ZenWatch 2, which offers the latest Android experience while starting at a very
Spotify's Android app now works with MirrorLink in-car systems
If you've been looking for another way to access Spotify playlists in your car, you might be in luck. MirrorLink-compatible in-car systems play nice with the music streaming service thanks to a hand from an app called
Tune into our Microsoft event liveblog tomorrow at 10AM ET!
First Apple, then Google, now Microsoft. Over the past month, we've seen some of the biggest tech companies either hold hold keynotes or just straight-up announce a ton of stuff. Now, rounding out the list, Microsoft is
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If You’re Going to Multitask, At Least Do It Right
“Multitasking” has become a bad word. Most research says that our brains aren’t truly capable of focusing on multiple things at once, but that doesn’t mean multitasking is evil. If you want to multitask, here’s how to
Level Wobbly Chair Legs in an Instant with a Table Saw
Table saws can cut yards of sheet goods for days, but they can also be used in more subtle ways, like leveling furniture legs.Read more...
Every Phone That's Getting Updated to Android Marshmallow
Android Marshmallow arrives today. Of course, some phones may still take months or years to get an update. We’ve collected all the information we can on which devices will get updates and when.Read more...
“Keeping Up With the Joneses” Isn’t Just About Stuff, It’s About Habits
Your neighbor gets a fancy new car and now you want one, too: most of us are familiar with the concept of “keeping up with the Joneses.” But it’s not just about comparing materialism. We often compare
LinkedIn Probably Owes You Money for Being Annoying
People join LinkedIn to help advance their careers (or at least feel like they’re trying). People do not join LinkedIn to receive an endless torrent of emails with this infamous line: “Hi, I’d like to add you
Fill in Allen Bolts with Wax to Deter Bike Seat Thieves
Coming out to your bike and finding the seat missing or a wheel gone is the worst, and replacing it is expensive. You can make it a little harder for would-be thieves to pilfer your seat by
Vegan Egg Substitute Tested, Chickpea Water Comes Out On Top
If you are vegan (or allergic to eggs) you’ve probably tried your fair share of egg substitutes. Besides the manufactured options you’ll find in the grocery store, you may be happy to know that there are quite
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One Too Many? These Breathalyzers Will Tell You
All good things must come to an end. When it comes to consuming alcohol, that end comes before with the ride home. But are you really in shape to
Here’s How Easy It Is to Make a Facebook Profile Video
Profile pics are so 2014. The post Here’s How Easy It Is to Make a Facebook Profile Video appeared first on WIRED.
How to Fix That Frozen Homescreen
There’s nothing more horrifying than a frozen screen when you need to open an app, stat. Any iOS 9 / new iPhone users regularly getting a thing where when you switch
Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your iPhone Alive
After downloading iOS 9.0.1, many users have been reporting battery life problems. This is an issue that seems to reoccur every time a new iOS update rolls
How to Stop Your iPhone Speaker From Glitching Out
Here’s a fun problem: Users are reporting that in iOS 9, when the phone is paired with a Bluetooth device that it’s not actively broadcasting to, it stops
Is iOS 9 Making Your iPhone Boil?
Some users are complaining that after upgrading their older-generation iPhones, the devices are running a bit hot. This is related to the battery being overworked, of course, but while some
How Many Characters Should a Tweet Be? We Ask the Experts
Living within the bounds of 140 characters may be coming to an end. The post How Many Characters Should a Tweet Be? We Ask the Experts
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The Apple Watch Hermès Collection Is Now Available For Purchase
 #Fashion! The Apple Watch Hermès models are now available for purchase. But not online. These options are only sold in a handful of Apple Store and Hermès retail locations. Prices start at
Google Starts Rolling Out Android Marshmallow To Nexus Devices
 Last week, Google promised it would release Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the latest version of its mobile operating system, to Nexus devices sometime this week. As the company announced this morning, the rollout
The RoboBee Can Now Swim
 July 2024 – I am writing this so future humans will know our downfall. The first RoboBees were harmless. These tiny robotic bugs used to flit around
Philips Launches New Hue Bridge 2.0 With HomeKit Compatibility
 Philips added support for Apple’s HomeKit framework to its Hue smart light bulb product line. Unfortunately, existing Hue users will need to purchase a brand new bridge as the existing bridge isn’t
The Buckham Boot Brings Crowdfunding To Your Feet
 It’s never been easier for craftsmen to become manufacturers thanks to crowdfunding. Fans and buyers turn into investors and backers. Heck, manufacturing never left America: it just changed from bespoke to industrial
The Marbleocity Marble Machine Is Made Of Pure Wooden Goodness
 In the fever dream that was my youth I was enamored with an odd sketch on Sesame Street featuring a ball that goes up and down a long, windy track before ending
Target Begins Rolling Out Apple Watch To U.S. Stores This Week
 This morning Target announced that it’s rolling out the Apple Watch to some of its stores this week, with all U.S. stores getting it October 25. This marks the second big chain
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Adobe Packages Best Photoshop Features In A Free App
If you’re not a professional photographer or someone who needs powerful image editing software then you probably don’t have much use for Adobe Photoshop, one of the most powerful and
Apple Watch Hermès Goes On Sale
At its event last month Apple revealed that it has teamed up with iconic French luxury brand Hermès for a very fashionable model of its first smartwatch. This is certainly going
Android 6.0 Factory Image Released For Nexus Devices
At its event last week Google said that it will release Android 6.0 Marshmallow today and that’s precisely what it has done, if you like to manually flash updates then
Virtual Reality For Mice Could Help Understand Brain Disorders
For the most part, many of us see virtual reality as an upcoming method of gaming. It makes perfect sense as it immerses the player into the actual world of
iPhone 6s Sales In Japan Not As Hot As Before
A report from last week revealed that Apple had managed to sell a whopping 13 million of their new iPhones over its launch weekend. Pretty impressive when you consider that
New iOS YiSpecter Malware Discovered In China
It wasn’t too long ago that malware for iOS was discovered in China in the form of the XcodeGhost. Turns out that malware for iOS in China might still
Google Could Be Bringing Their Apps To Windows 10 Mobile
The relationship between Google and Microsoft is somewhat tumultuous, made more so during Apple’s iPhone event where the Cupertino company managed to bring Microsoft onto stage in a collaboration,
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You Should Be A Wolf Howling At The Moon This Halloween
You guys know about the Three Wolves Howling at the Moon shirt, right? It went pretty viral a few years ago… No? Well, whatever, if you do know it you’ll
You Know… Your Gadgets Sure Could Use A Little Freshening Up
Ever, you know… smelled your phone? It’s probably not gross or anything, but considering the number of times it’s pressed up against your possibly oily face, fondled with your potentially
Deal Of The Day: 28% Off On SKEYE Pico Drone
There’s a huge market for drones these days, but most people are looking for the ones that shoot video of some sort. Those tend to be expensive, at least if
The Luminoodle Is A Versatile, Super Bright LED Light Strip
LED tech has advanced quite a bit in recent years as they’ve gotten brighter and started consuming even less energy. The Luminoodle has a questionable name, but is in fact
Caffeinated Peanut Butter, For That Double Morning Dose
Many people start their days with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Ok, mostly kids, sure, but some grown up kids as well. These people might be interested in the Caffeinated
Snorkelling Takes On Another Dimension With An Underwater Jetpack
There are many things to explore on this planet, but most of them require some kind of physical effort. Like snorkelling, for instance. It’s all great fishing fun until you
The Traveler Mug – Mason Jar Hugged in Vegetable Tanned Leather
Drink your coffee in style by replacing your existing coffee mug with something as cool as The Traveler Mug. It is a 16 oz mason jar which has been beautifully
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