Elon Musk Says Heís Also Targeted By Fake News Stories†

Elon Musk Says Heís Also Targeted By Fake News Stories† The topic of fake news stories circulating Facebook has been a hot one since the presidential election ended. Itís also been on the mind of Elon Musk, who says heís apparently a target for fake news stories as well criticizing his use of taxpayer money […]

The Disgustingly Awesome World of the 'Double Dare' Obstacle Course

The Disgustingly Awesome World of the 'Double Dare' Obstacle Course Our friends at The A.V. Club just published an insanely awesome oral history of the obstacle course from Nickelodeonís classic game show Double Dare,†and itís chock-full of icky, messy fun. This look behind-the-scenes comes is timed right: Nickelodeon is airing a one-night only†Double Dare special […]

Former Uber drivers can appeal bans in New York City

Former Uber drivers can appeal bans in New York City If Uber kicks out a driver, that's usually all she wrote. They have to look for new work, even if the final offense was something beyond their control. In New York City, however, it's a different story. A newly instituted appeals process, the resu… Source: […]

A Fun Animated History of Iconic Cameras

A Fun Animated History of Iconic Cameras Itís a little bit sad that phones have replaced cameras because after watching this animated history of cameras by Portero Delantero, you start to miss all that fun camera hardware with quirky designs and lovely character you just donít get from a thin rectangular slab. Sure, the best […]

Turning This Toy Fish Inside Out Reveals All Its Glorious Guts

Turning This Toy Fish Inside Out Reveals All Its Glorious Guts Way back in 2014, Rachel Ciavarella created an unusual plush toy called Morris that could be turned inside out, revealing the fishís inner biology. The stuffed animal was actually just an experiment in textures and materials, but so many people reached out wanting to […]

Johnnie Walker's drunk-driving VR experience lacks subtlety

Johnnie Walker's drunk-driving VR experience lacks subtlety You've probably considered the importance of avoiding drinking and driving, but I'm guessing you've never experienced the consequences of it in VR. Johnnie Walker teamed up with Samsung to create Decisions, a virtual reality video that lets you see,… Source: Engadget Link: Johnnie Walker's drunk-driving VR experience lacks […]

Donald Trump: Maybe Humans Did the Climate Change After All

Donald Trump: Maybe Humans Did the Climate Change After All In a meeting with editors and reporters at the New York Times today, Donald Trump finally admitted that, well, okay, maybeómaybe!óhuman activity might have something to do with our ever-warming planet. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Donald Trump: Maybe Humans Did the Climate Change After […]

You'll Never Remember To Floss, But You Might Just Use This Discounted Waterpik

You'll Never Remember To Floss, But You Might Just Use This Discounted Waterpik Waterpik is an easier (and they would argue more effective) way to ďflossĒ between your teeth, and Amazon is once again taking $7 off the Aquarius model, bringing it down to an all-time low $53. Just remember to clip the coupon, and […]

The biggest 'Minecraft' console update of 2016 lands in December

The biggest 'Minecraft' console update of 2016 lands in December The final Minecraft: Console Edition update of the year is also its largest. The Holiday Update will land in late December, bringing the Elytra (wings that allow players to glide), Amplified Terrain, End Cities, the Dragon's Breath potion ingredient… Source: Engadget Link: The biggest 'Minecraft' […]

Confederate Time Capsule Opened, Is Filled With Soggy Garbage

Confederate Time Capsule Opened, Is Filled With Soggy Garbage In 1895, the people of Louisville buried a time capsule with some rare Confederate artifacts. It included everything from a cigar smoked by the Confederate President Jefferson Davis to some Confederate currency. This week, the capsule was opened to reveal that itís now just a bunch […]

Astronomers have found the roundest object in the universe

Astronomers have found the roundest object in the universe The sun may look round from our viewing angle but it — like most stars — aren't as spherical as they seem. It's actually 10 kilometers wider at its equator than it is at its poles. This is due to stars' rate of spin and variances […]

This Microbe Could Be the Planetís Most Prolific Predator

This Microbe Could Be the Planetís Most Prolific Predator This microscopic diplonemid doesnít look like much, but itís one of the most abundant single-celled hunters in the ocean. Researchers from the University of British Columbia have become the first to identify and photograph this surprisingly elusiveóbut ecologically importantósea creature. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: This […]

Influential horror series 'Amnesia' now available on PS4

Influential horror series 'Amnesia' now available on PS4 It turns out horror games are like buses — you spend ages waiting for one to arrive and then three show up at once. After years of PC exclusivity, the Amnesia Collection finally allows PlayStation gamers to see what all the fuss is about. Costing $2… Source: […]

Emails: CIA Official Reviewed Parts of Times Reporterís Book Before Publication

Emails: CIA Official Reviewed Parts of Times Reporterís Book Before Publication New York Times reporter David Sanger worked extensively with former deputy CIA director Michael Morell during the reporting of his book Confront and Conceal: Obamaís Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Poweróeven arranging to provide Morell with access to an entire unpublished chapter […]

Rockefellers give Exxon Mobil lashing over the environment

Rockefellers give Exxon Mobil lashing over the environment Earlier this year, the Rockefeller Brothers foundation divested its holding in Exxon Mobil, the company created* by John D. Rockefeller. Now, the descendants of the world's richest oil baron are launching a public broadside against the company that m… Source: Engadget Link: Rockefellers give Exxon Mobil lashing […]

Apple's diversity numbers haven't moved much in a year

Apple's diversity numbers haven't moved much in a year It's been a year where tech companies have been pledging their fealty to the concept of diversity, but backed that up with very little action. Recode has unearthed a document that Apple sent to America's Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that m… Source: Engadget Link: Apple's diversity […]