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The best portable hard drive

<i>By Justin Krajeski</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending 21 …

The Best Way to Shuffle and Randomize a Deck of Playing Cards

The whole point of shuffling a deck of cards is to randomize the order of them as best you can. For the best results, you need to give the deck at …

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The Unexpected Origins Of Chopsticks, And How You're Really Supposed To Use Them

The wooden set of paper-tucked utensils that are hastily shoved into a greasy Chinese food takeout bag have much more of a sophisticated history. The first-known chopsticks were found in tombs in the Henan province, located in a central part of China. They were initially used for cooking -- made of …

'Text Neck' Is The Latest Health Craze That's Going to Injure You

At this point, it seems like our electronics are out to kill us because a doctor is warning rabid texters of a new condition called "text neck."<p>Dr. …

5 Productivity-Boosting Apps For DJs + Producers

In the digital age, it’s simple for DJs, performers, and producers to access resources and information for improving, learning, sharing or making …

8 Tools to Help Block Out Online Distractions

The problem with the web is there's just so much of it; an endless tide of funny videos, pop quizzes, and social alerts ready to distract you from …

Fallen Angels: The Stunning Film Synthesized By Two Cinematic Legends

The first time I watched <i>Fallen Angels</i> I was trying to wrap my head around what I had just seen. I wasn't lost in the way a sci-fi masterpiece like <i>The</i> …

What you need to know about solar energy

Right now, you can install relatively cheap technology on your own roof and power your house, gadgets and even your car. For free! Sorcery? Not so much. The Earth receives more energy from our sun in about <i>one hour</i> than humans consume in an entire year. That's why solar power was the second leading …

How the heart actually works

It pumps blood. Duh. Well, for most of history, people were unsure what the heart's main function was. Even Leonardo Da Vinci gave up studying it and …

LEGO Transformer Gaming Consoles

Game Boy Advance<p>Gamebots, transform! 2 years ago, LEGO artist Julius von Brunk built Domaster, a Game Boy Transformer. He's continued to work in that …

Watch As Two Lines Create Fantastic 3D GIFs

By adding plain white lines to the standard GIF, 3D GIFs are created. And they are absolutely delightful.<p>For the past couple years, the GIF’s …

GIF Animations

These Modular Panels Absorb Sound, Regulate Heat, and Look Sharp

Acoustic panels, however cool looking, are usually designed to remain out of sight. But a new company called Baux is changing that with a series of …

The Most Common Smartphone Repairs You Can Do Yourself

Dropping your phone and cracking the screen can completely ruin your day. While most handsets aren't built to be repaired, with the right tools and a …

A guy got knocked unconscious skydiving but somehow survived

Terrifying. Skydiving is already brown your pants scary when you're conscious. Imagine being unconscious while you're falling from 12,500 feet in the …

3 Ways To See The True Self In Others And In Yourself

<b>Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>My first experience of seeing more of people than usually meets the eye was in medical school. After saying hello, the first thing we said to patients was "Would you kindly disrobe?" They then removed all raiment denoting class, profession or …

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This Electronic Sleep Apnea Cure Is Like Auto-Pilot for Breathing

Sleep apnea increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. But the treatment, wearing a CPAP mask to bed, is so uncomfortable that many patients …

15 Heart-Stopping Skywalks That Will Turn Your Legs To Jelly

A few weeks ago, we showed you a terrifying Alpine tourist attraction called "Step Into the Void." It's a glass cage that hangs more than 3,300 feet …

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<b>REPORT: Area Corgi Gets Whatever He Wants</b><p>The town of Falls Ridge, SD is teetering on the brink of fiscal disaster all thanks to a corgi named Ajax. According to numerous reports, the dog has enormous power over the townspeople and possesses the ability to get whatever he wants. His myriad requests over the past few months have brought the town to the edge of financial ruin.<p>“At first it was little things: walks, belly rubs, etc.,” said Ginny Winslow, the town’s controller and finance chief. “But …

JetBlue fills a plane with reporters for the ultimate Fly-Fi satellite internet test

JetBlue's been quoting some pretty ambitious figures for its new ViaSat-powered in-flight WiFi, and during our test flight last month, the Ka-band satellite service seemed to be up to the task. The promise? A claimed 12 Mbps internet at every seat on the plane; enough to stream HD video, download …

5 Ways to Pack Your Suitcase Way More Efficiently

Doesn't matter if you're going away for a few nights or a fortnight, there's no need to carry more matched luggage than Princess Vespa. With a bit of …

How to Stay Productive on a 4 to 6 Hour Sleep Cycle

As an entrepreneur, my work schedule tends to be much different than a standard 9-5 job. I'd like to think that my lifestyle is unique, but I know …

Productivity

Dogs Imitate Baby's Crawl, Don't Realize They're Dogs

Adopted Alaskan Malamutes, Brown Sugar and Rice Candy, are either having species confusion or just want to give their little buddy some support.<p>The mother of the baby, nicknamed Maple Syrup, told ET Today that this video was meant to remind viewers that pets and babies can be best friends. (Of …

Watch This Robo-Ape Evolve Into a Robo-Human In Just a Few Seconds

Remember that iStruct robotic ape? It was developed by Germany's DFKI to presumably bring us one step closer to a cyborg version of <i>Planet of the …

See the World In Stunning Slo-Mo Shot On the New iPhone 5S Camera

We've already run through many of the iPhone 5S camera's new features, including some cringe-worthy footage showing off the phone's 120fps video …

All This Game Boy Luggage Needs Is a Konami Code Seat Upgrade

If you were a kid who grew up with a Game Boy, aside from school, you took that portable console everywhere you went. But now that you're a …

Amazon Announces The Kindle HDX 7- And 8.9-Inch Tablets With High-Res Screens, 2GHz Processors

Amazon has upped the Fire tablet ante with two new HDX models in 7- and 8.9-inch sizes with brand-new, high-resolution screens and running an updated Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor at 2GHz. Both models have adaptive screens that change brightness according to the ambient light and a special …

Big Pic: Blue Ripples In Martian Sand Dunes

Taken near the Martian Grand Canyon<p>The red planet's looking a little blue in the face. This image taken by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter at the end of August shows the ripples of wind-blown sediment on the dunes of Noctis Labyrinthus (the "labyrinth of the night") near the Martian equivalent …

The Shark Fin: How to Shotgun Your Beer With Class

Beer cans, once the vessels of crap beer only, have recently been embraced by craft brewers nationwide. It's a beer can renaissance! But despite the …

This Transforming Concept Apartment Is a Dozen Rooms at Once

Here at Gizmodo, we love us some transforming apartments. On top of being space-efficient, they are just so damn cool. And this partially prototyped …