David Franklin Phillips

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6 Great New Wireless Headphones That Deliver Huge Sound

No wires, no compromises – and no dropped signals<p>6<p>By<p>Tired of untangling the mess that your headphone wires inevitably get into every time you pack …

Consumer Tech

This Outdoor Blanket Fits Inside Your Back Pocket

Matador Pocket Blanket<p>As the temperature creeps high enough that we only need a light jacket outside, we finally emerge from hibernation ready to …

Virtual Reality

This handheld laser is the lightsaber you’ve been looking for

This handheld laser is powerful, affordable and will make you feel like a Jedi, but you probably can't get one where you live.

Comic Books

Bandai Namco is trying to trademark the term ‘finishing move’

Stop me if this sounds familiar. Bandai Namco is trying to trademark the term “finishing move.” If successful, this would mean that any video game, …

The Unbelievable Gwenpool #1 (UNLETTERED)

Gwen Poole used to be a comic book reader just like you…until one day she woke up INSIDE the Marvel Universe. Now all the characters she read about …

Comic Books

What We Can Learn About Our Role in the Sixth Mass Extinction From This Scaly Mammal

Whenever most people hear the words “endangered species,” there are certain kinds of animals who – thanks to extensive awareness-raising campaigns – …

Gittler Guitar Is A Headless Electric Guitar For Musical Minimalism

Jason Lazarus March 17, 2016 1484<p>If you’ve heard of the original Gittler – a non-traditional guitar that has become a musician’s dream come true, …

Proof of Evolution That You Can Find on Your Body

Vestigial structures are evolution's leftovers — body parts that, through inheritance, have outlived the context in which they arose. Some of the …

Documentaries

Zendaya Says Exactly What You're Thinking About 'Damn, Daniel'

Damn, Daniel -- it's been quite the month. In early February, Daniel Lara, 14, and Josh Holz, 15, shot to Internet fame with a silly video. After …

Marvel's Civil War Explained In 4-Minute Animated Short

For those who haven't read the original <i>Civil War</i> comic series or just those who want to know what all the fuss is about, Bite Size Comics has you …

The Sherlock Manga Is Coming to America, and Here's Your First Look

Last month, Titan Comics announced it would be bringing the delightfully weird manga adaptation of the BBC’s smash hit <i>Sherlock</i> to the west for the …

‘There’s Never Been a Better Time to Buy a Computer’: Samsung, Microsoft & Intel Team Up

Earlier today, executives from Samsung, Intel and Microsoft gathered at Samsung’s New York office to unveil a new two-in-one device that just happens …

Is this a UFO? Someone thinks he found an alien ship near Area 51 using Google Maps

The truth is out there… but can Google Maps find it? In this case, we’re looking at a Millennium Falcon-like UFO that an Internet user found near …

Paranormal

Shock claim: 'Some dinosaurs left Earth before comet hit to become intelligent ET raptors'

GETTYThe crackpot theory claims UFOs came and took some dinosaurs away before the rest were wiped out<p>Well, that is if you believe a madcap theory …

Decoding gold's signal to stocks

It's been a shiny, glittering, bright start to the year for gold. Throw in all the usual adjectives because the precious metal is on track for one of …

Scientists grow chickens with dinosaur legs

Scientists—presumably so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn't stop to think whether they should—have grown chickens with dinosaur legs, Phys.org reports. More accurately, a team at the University of Chile grew chicken embryos with dinosaur-like fibulas.<p>In modern birds, the fibula …

Dinosaurs

Could this be the Nintendo NX’s controller?

Every generation, Nintendo’s new consoles brings with it a unique and interesting controller. Or at least, it has since the N64, which was the first …

The 20 Best Hiking Boots For Men

Columbia North Plains<p>Lightweight, reasonably priced, and totally durable, the North Plains boots are perfect for fast paced jaunts through the woods. …

Backpacking

Dream Weavers: How Acura Assembles Its New NSX Supercar

Surrounded by farm fields, 108 Honda folks are building supercars in rural Ohio; the glass doors exiting the Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) lobby located near Pottersburg, Ohio, are etched with one huge but inscrutable Japanese Kanji character. At the bottom, the word “dream” decodes that …

Woodworking

The Internet Is Confused By This Optical Illusion Of How Many Girls Are In This Photo

Swiss photographer Tiziana Vergari posted this photo on Instagram last week, which has since gone viral because nobody can tell how many dang girls are in it. It’s like “the dress” all over again, only this time there are a questionable number of dress-wearing girls. At first, it seemed cut and dry …

Body Art

Vodka and Soda Is Such BS: Here's What You Should Really Drink if You're Watching Your Calories

Bottoms up.<p>A sad truth: You can exercise, cut out sweets, and up your veggie intake, but if you're still slingin' back margaritas at happy hour you're not doing your body any favors. Alcohol + sugar = a <i>ton</i> of extra calories, and probably ones you aren't accounting for. And while having *a drink* …

Alcohol

Google Reportedly Selling This High-Profile Robotics Company

Google wants to rid itself of humanoid robots.<p>The search giant is looking to sell Boston Dynamics, the robotics company that it purchased in 2013 …

David Bowie, Beastie Boys, Public Enemy, & Thin Lizzy songs reimagined as comic books

<i>“Ziggy Stardust” as a vintage comic</i> <br>Chris Sims of the website, <i>Comics Alliance</i> came up with the idea to mashup some old comic book covers with popular …

David Bowie

Here's A List of Eight Lovecraftian Inspired Games In Development Right Now

Share Email<p>The work of American Author H.P. Lovecraft has captured the imagination of video game, RPG, and board game players for years. Focused on …

Cyberpunk Illustrations of a Dystopian Future

The brightly colored art books of Josan Gonzalez cast a shadow over the dark times ahead.<p>"The future is now," might be a true statement: we live in a present that's in constant flux—maybe it even means we've entered the future as a state of mind, if not the literal definition of a fixed point in …

Illustration

5 Common Habits That Are Undermining Your Happiness

<i>We all have a desire to be happy. It is a part of the human condition to seek joy and good feelings. Yet many of us unintentionally undermine our happiness every day.</i><p>Being a Life and Executive Coach, I see common patterns in people's daily behavior that are keeping them from lasting happiness. Too …

Remarkable, Rare Photographic Moments With Amazing Ocean Animals

Changing Planet<p>For more than 20 years now, we have spent well in excess of 3,000 days at sea, most of them in the company of great whites and other shark species. During all this time we also had the great fortune to have experienced many spectacular encounters with various forms of marine …

Nature

IBM's Sword Art Online Virtual Reality MMO Project Teased in Screenshots, Videos

Videos show players playing demo that includes bazaar environment, combat<p>IBM held a press event for its "Sword Art Online: The Beginning" virtual …