Good News, Ghost Spiders Can Fly

Good News, Ghost Spiders Can Fly 2016 was a difficult year and 2017 doesn’t stand to get any better, so here’s the bad news—the ghost spiders have flown over to a remote island, evolving into new species scientists were previously unaware of. In order to fly, spiders use a technique called ballooning, turning their silk […]

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Welcome to Nordstrom, Can I Interest You in This Fancy Rock?

Welcome to Nordstrom, Can I Interest You in This Fancy Rock? The American home is replete with all manner of overpriced baubles and trinkets. But is your idlic suburban ranch house truly complete with an $85 rock in a bespoke leather pouch? Nordstrom thinks not. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Welcome to Nordstrom, Can I […]

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Literal Bohemian Rhapsody Lyrics Used Literally in a Goofy Short

Literal Bohemian Rhapsody Lyrics Used Literally in a Goofy Short There’s not much more I can add to this because it’s just the lyrics of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody sillily played out in a short film. And since Bohemian Rhapsody is like the second or third most well known song in the US of A after, […]

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Scientists Just Used CRISPR to Treat a Horrible Genetic Disorder in Mice

Scientists Just Used CRISPR to Treat a Horrible Genetic Disorder in Mice Hemophilia is a devastating genetic condition—without the ability to form blood clots, those who have it risk bleeding to death from even the slightest cut. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Scientists Just Used CRISPR to Treat a Horrible Genetic Disorder in Mice

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Demand for wearable tech is growing (but not for smartwatches)

Demand for wearable tech is growing (but not for smartwatches) If you were hoping the smartwatch market would bounce back from its recent slump when a slew of new models hit the market, you're about to be disappointed. IDC estimates that wearable device shipments grew ever so slightly (3.1 percent) in the third… Source: Engadget […]

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Absurd 'Co-Living Space' WeLive Is Jacking Up Its Prices

Absurd 'Co-Living Space' WeLive Is Jacking Up Its Prices The price of communal living at New York’s WeLive, the lavish space operated by co-working giant WeWork, is about to go up. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Absurd 'Co-Living Space' WeLive Is Jacking Up Its Prices

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Westworld Won't Be Back Until 2018

Westworld Won't Be Back Until 2018 It’s a good thing the season one finale of Westworld left so many things for viewers to discuss. They’re going to be waiting a long time for it to return. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Westworld Won't Be Back Until 2018

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The Best Value In Chef's Knives Is Just $28 Today

The Best Value In Chef's Knives Is Just Today Victorinox’s Fibrox 8” chef’s knife is one of your favorite chef’s knives period, and by far the best value in the industry. It’s also the knife I’ve used almost every day for almost five years. Amazon has it for $28 right now, which is an absolute […]

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Design your dream drone with MIT's program

Design your dream drone with MIT's program Most of today's commercially available drones have four rotors and more or less look the same (other than that one that's foldable). So if you wanted to own a drone that had, say, five copters or a completely different design altogether, you'd probab… Source: Engadget Link: Design your […]

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Deadspin Phillies’ “Pistachio Girl” Fired For Being A White Nationalist | The Slot Jill Stein Is Hav

Deadspin Phillies’ “Pistachio Girl” Fired For Being A White Nationalist | The Slot Jill Stein Is Hav Deadspin Phillies’ “Pistachio Girl” Fired For Being A White Nationalist | The Slot Jill Stein Is Having the Goddamn Time of Her Life | Gizmodo The Story Behind the Viral Video of That Dude Who Socked a Kangaroo | Jezebel The Oral History of […]

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Apple's iCloud Service Down for Some Users [Update: Fixed]

Apple's iCloud Service Down for Some Users [Update: Fixed] Apple’s iCloud service appears to be down or working slowly for many users, according to reports sent in by MacRumors readers and comments on Twitter. Customers who are affected by the outage are not able to log into the iCloud website and are receiving server error […]

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A Note to Readers

A Note to Readers Hello, readers. You may have noticed that recently I haven’t been writing about comics for io9. That’s because I’m going to be writing comics for Marvel. But don’t worry, I’m not going anywhere. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: A Note to Readers

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Trump Just Met With Al Gore to Discuss Climate Change

Trump Just Met With Al Gore to Discuss Climate Change Trump may never remove that dumb tweet about climate change being a Chinese hoax, but there are signs that our prez-elect is warming up to the notion that maybe—just maybe!—global warming isn’t a liberal conspiracy. The latest signal came on Monday, when Trump met with […]

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George Lucas Likes Rogue One More Than Force Awakens, and Other Fun Facts We Learned This Weekend

George Lucas Likes Rogue One More Than Force Awakens, and Other Fun Facts We Learned This Weekend We attended the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story press event over the weekend, ahead of the movie’s release next week. Spoilers were, of course, verboten—but fun facts and random nuggets were not. Here are five things we learned […]

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Pizzagaters Aren't Giving This Shit Up 

Pizzagaters Aren't Giving This Shit Up  For months, 4chan and Reddit users have delved deep into the emails of John Podesta as they were released by Wikileaks and concluded that the emails contained coded language about a secret child-trafficking ring operating out of Comet Ping Pong, a Washington DC pizzeria—a ring ran by Podesta and […]

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I Lost Track of How Many Car Crashes Happened in This One Snowy Intersection

I Lost Track of How Many Car Crashes Happened in This One Snowy Intersection It snowed in Montreal today and, well, things got kind of crazy on the road. I don’t know how many car crashes happened in this one wild intersection, but from what I can gather, the icy roads basically turned all the […]

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40,000 LEDs Change the Color of This Lexus in a Flash

40,000 LEDs Change the Color of This Lexus in a Flash Can’t decide what color Lexus to get? With the company’s one-of-a-kind LIT IS sedan, you can choose a different color, design, and even animation every morning as you head off to work. Instead of paint, the vehicle is covered in 41,999 programmable LEDs turning […]

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Apple Seeds Fifth macOS Sierra 10.12.2 Beta to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Apple Seeds Fifth macOS Sierra 10.12.2 Beta to Developers and Public Beta Testers Apple today seeded the fifth beta of the upcoming macOS Sierra 10.12.2 update to developers and public beta testers, one week after releasing the fourth 10.12.2 beta and more than a month after the public release of macOS 10.12.1. The fifth beta […]

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Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of watchOS 3.1.1 to Developers

Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of watchOS 3.1.1 to Developers Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming watchOS 3.1.1 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the fourth watchOS 3.1.1 beta and more than a month after releasing watchOS 3.1, the first update to the watchOS 3 operating system. watchOS 3.1.1 […]

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Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of iOS 10.2 to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of iOS 10.2 to Developers and Public Beta Testers Apple today seeded the sixth beta of an upcoming iOS 10.2 update to developers and public beta testers, a few days after seeding the fifth beta of iOS 10.2 and more than a month after releasing iOS 10.1, the first major update […]

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