Hackers Pissed That People Don't Want to Pay for the NSA Tools They Stole

Hackers Pissed That People Don't Want to Pay for the NSA Tools They Stole Since August, “TheShadowBrokers” have been claiming that they had acquired NSA hacking tools through a breach of the Equation Group, which is believed to be an offshoot of the NSA. After offering what appears to be proof of the tools’ legitimacy, […]

Cram a Raspberry Pi Retro Console Inside a SNES Controller

Cram a Raspberry Pi Retro Console Inside a SNES Controller We’ve seen a Raspberry Pi stuffed into an Xbox controller , arcade stick , and a NES controller , so it only makes sense we’d get one inside a SNES controller. YouTuber Anthony Caccese did just that. Read more… Source: Lifehacker Link: Cram a Raspberry […]

New York Public Library has a mini roller coaster for books

New York Public Library has a mini roller coaster for books On October 5th, the New York Public Library near Bryant Park in Manhattan will open up its newly renovated reading room to everyone. When that happens, members of the public will be able to get their first look not only at the gorgeous new […]

Statistics Show Firefly is the Most Beloved Short-Lived Series

Statistics Show Firefly is the Most Beloved Short-Lived Series Priceonomics has ranked the most-popular cult TV shows, based on their IMDB scores. Across the board, Joss Whedon’s space western Firefly took the cake, with over 190,000 ratings and an average score of 9.1 stars out of 10. That’s a lot of love for the browncoats. […]

Here's How To Get Started Watching The League of Legends World Championships 

Here's How To Get Started Watching The League of Legends World Championships  When it comes to competitive gaming, League of Legends is soccer and the month long championship tournament that kicked off earlier this week is its world cup. The event, referred to as “Worlds” for short, sees 14 teams from five different regions, as well as […]

Google Shows College Scorecard Information When You Search For Universities

Google Shows College Scorecard Information When You Search For Universities Picking a college is a tough decision, but the more information you have the better. Now, Google can provide you with admission stats and other College Scorecard information that can help you make a decision. Read more… Source: Lifehacker Link: Google Shows College Scorecard Information […]

US reduces its internet oversight

US reduces its internet oversight After lengthy delays and no small amount of political opposition, it's official: the US has given up a key aspect of internet oversight. As of October 1st, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (the outfit that manages the domain na… Source: Engadget Link: US reduces its internet oversight

Toy Commercial Shows Rogue One Shoretroopers in Action

Toy Commercial Shows Rogue One Shoretroopers in Action We’ve only gotten tiny snippets of some of the latest ground forces for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, but one kid’s playground adventure gives the rest of us a solid look at the newest Scarif shoretroopers. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Toy Commercial Shows Rogue One Shoretroopers in Action

Give Your Sangria a Fall Makeover by Using Cider Instead of Wine

Give Your Sangria a Fall Makeover by Using Cider Instead of Wine Summer is over, but that’s no reason to quit drinking cold, fruity sangria. To give this tasty pitcher of boozy goodness a fall makeover, just swap wine for apple cider. Read more… Source: Lifehacker Link: Give Your Sangria a Fall Makeover by Using […]

California May Soon Let Autonomous Cars Roam Without Humans Inside 

California May Soon Let Autonomous Cars Roam Without Humans Inside  New California draft regulations released on Friday would allow approved self-driving cars to drive on state roads without a human in the car. The drafts also include rules about not advertising semi-autonomous cars as “self-driving” or “autonomous,” because we all know that nonsense needs to […]

What We Know About the Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Matthew

What We Know About the Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Matthew Since yesterday evening, Hurricane Matthew has gathered strength and is on a collision course with the Caribbean. Here’s what we know about the strongest hurricane to hit the region since 2007. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: What We Know About the Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Matthew

Lose It! Now Tracks Your Diet by Snapping Photos of Your Food

Lose It! Now Tracks Your Diet by Snapping Photos of Your Food iOS/Android: If you’re looking to improve your nutrition but don’t know where to start, popular food tracking app Lose It! now lets you snap a food photo or upload an existing one to your day’s food log. Called Snap It!, the feature makes […]

The bottom line: Our quick verdict on the Apple Watch Series 2

The bottom line: Our quick verdict on the Apple Watch Series 2 The Apple Watch Series 2 is what the company should have put out last year: It's faster than the original, with longer battery life, a more intuitive OS, brighter screen, built-in GPS and waterproof design. If this were Apple's only new smartwatch, w… […]

Margaret Atwood's The Heart Goes Last Also Gets a TV Deal

Margaret Atwood's The Heart Goes Last Also Gets a TV Deal MGM TV is betting big that Margaret Atwood’s unique dystopian vision will be a hit with TV audiences. Not only are they developing a 10-episode small-screen adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale for Hulu, they’ve also snatched up The Heart Goes Last. Read more… Source: […]

The Mini-NES Makes Classic Games Look Better Than Virtual Console

The Mini-NES Makes Classic Games Look Better Than Virtual Console If you’re in the United States, you still can’t pre-order Nintendo’s upcoming Mini-NES, due to be released on November 11. But you can look at its emulation capabilities compared to the Wii U virtual console thanks to a new video by GameXplain. Read more… Source: […]

Bees Placed on Endangered Species List for the First Time in the US

Bees Placed on Endangered Species List for the First Time in the US Bees are dying fast and that’s not good for people who like plants and food. Yesterday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service determined that members of seven yellow-faced bees from the Hylaeus species require federal protection. If you’re in Hawaii where this brand […]

Recommended Reading: The role of hip-hop in 'Luke Cage'

Recommended Reading: The role of hip-hop in 'Luke Cage' The Unexpected Hip-Hop Crossover in New Netflix Series 'Luke Cage' Adelle Platon, Billboard Based on the trailers Netflix released ahead of this week's Luke Cage debut, you might've guessed that hip-hop plays a big role in the new series. Thanks t… Source: Engadget Link: Recommended Reading: […]

EV concepts merge with reality at the Paris Auto Show

EV concepts merge with reality at the Paris Auto Show I might have been imagining things, but automakers seemed a bit nervous at this year's Paris Auto Show. Maybe it's because it's first the first major car event to follow Tesla's successful Model 3 campaign, in which it snagged around 373,000 pre-orde… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Prepare For Way Too Many Jokers and Harley Quinns This Halloween

Prepare For Way Too Many Jokers and Harley Quinns This Halloween A new survey shows about one in 10 of us will be running around in chest tattoos, hot pants, and Manic Panic hair dyes this Halloween. God help us all. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Prepare For Way Too Many Jokers and Harley Quinns […]