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Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Rideable robots, humongous 3D printers, and more

<i>At any given moment, there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or</i> …

Slow-Mo Footage of Bullets Traveling Through Transparent Silencers Demonstrates How They Work

CNC machinist Steve Dean's variety of designs<p>Around 1902, mechanical engineer and inventor Hiram Percy Maxim confronted a difficult problem: How …

20 Cool Command Line Tricks For Windows And MacOS

The command line (or Terminal for you Mac fans) is a throwback to a simpler age of computing, before mouse pointers and application windows and …

Google Has Been Recording You. Here's How to Delete the Files

This is not "OK Google."<p>You probably know that Google keeps track of everything you type into its search bar, just like it scans your email to …

Delusional couple’s Craigslist ad for an assistant is 1,800 words of escalating horror

At the beginning of Disney’s Mary Poppins, both the Banks children and their father write advertisements looking for the perfect nanny. The children …

Mary Poppins

The Anatomy of Manscaping - Ape to Gentleman

Manscaping, may or may not have made the English Oxford Dictionary. Either way, it’s a term on the rise as more Apes reach for those body groomers …

Gay Lifestyle: Why is underwear so important

Before leaving the house for whatever occasion, you make sure your tie matches your shirt and that your accessories go well with your outfit. What …

How-To: Install iOS 11 public beta on your eligible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

As we just noted, the iOS 11 public beta has been released for anyone who is interested in trying iOS 11 before it is officially released later this fall. That means that you don’t have to be a registered Apple developer in order to install iOS 11, as the public beta process affords a …

Beta Testing

8 Reasons Why Happy Couples Rarely Share Their Relationship Statuses on Social Media | Inc.com

I'm sure I'm not the only one who gets a little annoyed by <i>that</i> couple on social media. You know who I'm talking about. Their profile pictures are selfies of them together smiling. Their statuses are inside jokes or cheesy relationship goals. But when you actually spend time with them, you're …

Social Media

President Trump’s first seven days of false claims, inaccurate statements and exaggerations

Regular readers know that candidate Donald Trump had difficulty with facts. He earned an astonishing 59 Four-Pinocchio ratings over the course of the campaign.<p>Now that Trump is president, he continues to make misleading statements, based on incomplete information, inaccurate statistics or flights …

Donald Trump

New iMessage hack lets you crash friends’ iPhones via text message

A new nefarious text message has been discovered that has the power to completely crash iPhones, even those running the latest version of iOS 10.<p>Instead of using infected links or weird text like previous iMessage hacks, this new one allows attackers to disable a person’s Messages app by simply …

iMessage

This DIY Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Generator Is Simple to Build, Fries Small Electronics

If you want to get your hands dirty on a semi-evil electronics project, this DIY EMP generator is fun—if not a little dangerous—build to try. It …

Electromagnetism

How To Access The Dark Web

Are you trying to find out how to access the dark web?<p>Well, look no further, we have gone and done the research so we could show you step by step the …

Dark Web

The Eyes have it: Bosch adds new camera to smart home lineup

Bosch reaffirmed its commitment to the smart home at IFA 2016 in Berlin, where it announced three new devices and integration with IFTTT, one of the largest Internet of Things (IoT) platforms.<p>It comes two years after Bosch launched the Home Connect app, an attempt to make the German manufacturer a …

Beautiful Black and White Photos of Industrious Cats Who Accompany Their Humans to Work

LEGO builders Grant Davis and Eli Willsea teamed up in a timelapse video where they piece together the wrecked Super Star Destroyer, as seen in The …

Arrested Development

Sochat lets you text anyone nearby — even strangers whose numbers aren't in your phone — via Bluetooth, and it just raised $2 million

That's the goal of a new messaging app called Sochat, which relies on Bluetooth technology to connect you with other people nearby.<p>Sochat CEO Lukens Orthwein is no stranger to messaging apps; he worked for WeChat, the Chinese messaging giant, for a couple of years, assisting with the four-year-old …

The Chronos Smart Watch Disc - Worn & Wound

Smartwatches are still a young concept, gathering a fair bit of buzz when a new or updated model is released. For people who have not or do not wear …

Smartwatches

The Star Wars Theme Played on Floppy Drives is Glorious

In 2011, a university student in Poland named Paweł Zadrożniak hooked up two floppy disk drives and started making music. Five years later, he’s …

Everykey is a Wearable Device That Unlocks Everything Around You

We all have so many passwords to keep track of at any one time, thanks to a myriad of different accounts, both personal and work related. So, how …

Your guide to secret iPhone codes

Your iPhone has been keeping secrets from you. But now you can learn how to use them yourself.<p>Every iPhone has a hidden “Field Test Mode” that will …

Get a HooToo TripMate portable media hub for $43.99

This cool-looking travel companion doubles as a Wi-Fi router and triples as a mobile charger.<p>Most people like to travel as light as possible, which is difficult when you consider how much gadgetry you need to pack nowadays: mobile charger, travel router and so on.<p>All-in-ones to the rescue! For a …

Gear & Gadgets

Joe Biden Says Bible Believing Christians Violate LGBT Rights By Simply Existing • Now The End Begins

Statement by the Vice President on the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia<p>“For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for …

Hacknet, a "real hacking" game that you can play

After ‘Mr.Robot’ the perfect hacking TV serial, now a perfect hacking game with “real hacking” Hacknet<p>Don’t actually want to hack but at the same …

Hacking

The best of Siri: 11 funny responses from the iPhone's virtual assistant

As asking Siri how to divide zero by zero takes over the internet, we go through more of the best answers when you ask for Siri's help<p>Siri, Apple's virtual assistant for the iPhone and iPad, has become a useful companion for many users wanting a shortcut to make calls, set alarms or open apps.<p>Since …

Siri

Robot Prisoners Trudge to Freedom in This Quick Hit of Scifi Eye Candy

In a dystopian future, a group of robot prisoners break free and are allowed to venture into the unknown, where they meet a strange duo who help them …

'Clown Gun' For Police Slows Down A Single Bullet

A less lethal alternative<p>Bullets in motion tend to remain in motion for far longer than anyone wants. While most accurate shooting with handguns takes place at distances of around six feet, pistol bullets can travel up to 1,000 feet after they're fired. Made by Alternative Ballistics, “The …

Self Defense