Listening to This Dude Narrate His Scary Ride Down a Narrow Ridge Is Hilarious

Listening to This Dude Narrate His Scary Ride Down a Narrow Ridge Is Hilarious Claudio Caluori is a hilarious mountain biker who’s scared of heights. So it’s pretty perfect to force him ride a wild course filled with narrow ridges, scary slopes, and insane jumps. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Listening to This Dude Narrate […]

Macy's Becomes First U.S. Department Store With Dedicated Apple Section

Macy's Becomes First U.S. Department Store With Dedicated Apple Section Macy’s today opened a new hub dedicated to Apple products at its flagship Herald Square store in Manhattan, becoming the first U.S. department store with a shopping area devoted to the brand, reports The Associated Press. The store-within-a-store concept, similar to those found in Best […]

Lawmakers demand answers from White House over Yahoo emails

Lawmakers demand answers from White House over Yahoo emails Four dozen members of the US House of Representatives, acting as a bipartisan bloc, have requested that the Obama Administration brief them on allegations that Yahoo improperly scanned user emails at the behest of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillanc… Source: Engadget Link: Lawmakers demand answers from White […]

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Banned From All U.S. Flights

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Banned From All U.S. Flights Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 was today banned from all airplanes and flights in the United States by the Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. It is now labeled as a “forbidden hazardous material” under the Federal […]

Two Undiscovered Dark Moons Appear to Be Hiding Near Uranus

Two Undiscovered Dark Moons Appear to Be Hiding Near Uranus After re-examining data acquired by the Voyager 2 spacecraft, astronomers have detected wavy patterns in two of Uranus’s dark system of rings—patterns that may be indicative of two undiscovered moons. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Two Undiscovered Dark Moons Appear to Be Hiding Near Uranus

Sounds Like a Major Harry Potter Character May Appear in Fantastic Beasts

Sounds Like a Major Harry Potter Character May Appear in Fantastic Beasts Set decades before the events of the Harry Potter books, you’d think it’d be hard for Fantastic Beasts to have many links to its parent series beyond references to the wider Wizarding Wold. However, it seems at least one Harry Potter character will be […]

Kotaku Overwatch Players Are Photobombing The New Halloween Mode | Jalopnik Don’t Vacuum Gasoline (W

Kotaku Overwatch Players Are Photobombing The New Halloween Mode | Jalopnik Don’t Vacuum Gasoline (W Kotaku Overwatch Players Are Photobombing The New Halloween Mode | Jalopnik Don’t Vacuum Gasoline (Watch And You’ll Understand) | Vitals It Doesn’t Matter When You Eat | io9 The io9 Guide to Essential Horror Films Directed by Women | Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Kotaku Overwatch Players […]

'Secure' apps in Google's Play Store are a crapshoot

'Secure' apps in Google's Play Store are a crapshoot Infosec Apple fanboys are not known for their empathy — either for those who can't afford their holy high fetish of phone security (iPhone) or for those who simply can't stomach the ecosystem's mounting hypocrisies. But there's one thing on their s… Source: Engadget Link: 'Secure' […]

I Tried the Soylent Bars Making People Barf, and Lived to Tell You What They Taste Like

I Tried the Soylent Bars Making People Barf, and Lived to Tell You What They Taste Like Here’s how it went down: Gizmodo reported that Soylent’s Food Bars were making people throw up and suffer from “uncontrollable diarrhea.” In particular, we wrote about how bars with a specific expiration date—July 14, 2017—had sent some customers […]

This Short Film Made By Pixar Animators in Their Spare Time Is Damn Good

This Short Film Made By Pixar Animators in Their Spare Time Is Damn Good Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj made this short film Borrowed Time over the past 5 years, and it’s fantastic. The story is set up as a classic Western but then makes a pretty heavy turn and becomes a story […]

US bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on all flights

US bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on all flights In the wake of Samsung's global recall of the Galaxy Note 7, the US has now banned the device on all aircraft, even if they're turned off. Previously, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) only issued a warning to have passengers keep the phones… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Samsung introduces a gilded, more powerful Galaxy TabPro S

Samsung introduces a gilded, more powerful Galaxy TabPro S While your smartphone is headed back to meet its maker, Samsung is rolling out a flashier Gold Edition of its already svelte Galaxy TabPro S tablet. It's been less than a year since the PC replacement debuted, and Samsung is already jumping on the go… Source: […]

Germany urges Tesla owners to use extreme caution with Autopilot

Germany urges Tesla owners to use extreme caution with Autopilot Tesla's "Autopilot" feature (a driver assistance tool rather than something that truly lets the car drive itself) has come under fire in recent months. Earlier this year, a car using Autopilot was involved in a fatal accident, causing a host of inves… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Feds Just Banned All Galaxy Note 7 Devices From US Flights [Updated]

Feds Just Banned All Galaxy Note 7 Devices From US Flights [Updated] The Transportation Department just banned all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from any flight in the United States. Anyone caught attempting to evade the ban may face criminal prosecution, in addition to fines. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Feds Just Banned All Galaxy […]

The Public Access Weekly: Fix up look sharp

The Public Access Weekly: Fix up look sharp Admittedly, I am extremely late to the party here but we just started watching Mr.Robot and holy cow is that ever a great show! I'm not sure I've ever been so impressed by the USA Network. It more than makes up for the turn that Gotham has […]

iPhone 7 Plus in Jet Black Now Widely Available at U.S. Apple Stores

iPhone 7 Plus in Jet Black Now Widely Available at U.S. Apple Stores Since launching nearly one month ago, the iPhone 7 Plus in Jet Black has been challenging to find at Apple Stores in the United States — until today, that is. A spot check of iStockNow reveals the popular model is now at […]

20 Essential Horror Films Directed by Women

20 Essential Horror Films Directed by Women Female characters are prominent in scary movies, and not always as helpless victims. Think about the Final Girl, without whom slasher films would not exist, or other kick-ass heroines, like Alien’s Ripley. Behind the camera, though, you’ll find way more male writers and directors—which is why these horror […]

White House encourages local governments to embrace chatbots

White House encourages local governments to embrace chatbots The Obama Administration receives thousands of emails, phone calls and letters every day. And, since August, American citizens have been able to contact the president through Facebook as well, thanks the the White House's Messenger bot. Now, the admi… Source: Engadget Link: White House encourages local governments […]

Watch a Teddy Ruxpin Get Hacked Apart to See What Makes Him Work

Watch a Teddy Ruxpin Get Hacked Apart to See What Makes Him Work When it first came out, Teddy Ruxpin was an expensive toy. And yet, kids lucky enough to have one but curious how he worked wouldn’t dare incur the wrath of their parents by tearing Teddy open. The folks at YouTube’s What’s Inside?, […]