Jason Reyes

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The last of the Veyrons: goodbye to Bugatti's finest

The Bugatti Veyron is the sort of car that you race against jet planes. It's also the sort of car that you buy when having the top-floor corner office just isn't enough. It's the ultimate supercar and one of the ultimate expressions of wealth, but as of this week it's also a historic car. The very …

Forgotten Fiberglass: Unknown Flathead V8 50's Roadster Project

This unidentified fiberglass bodied car appears to be from the composite body industry’s 1950’s heyday, an assumption backed by its flathead Ford V8 …

This is Nvidia Shield: a closer look at the 4K Android TV game console

Nvidia touted three big announces at its GDC 2015 press conference, but all of them center around its latest Shield device: a home console powered by Tegra X1, running Android TV, and capable of playing games like <i>Crysis 3</i> locally and streaming premium titles through its also-just-announced Grid …

Creative and Unusual Ideas

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Shazam music-discovery app valued at $1bn

Shazam, the mobile music recognition service, has raised $30m in a funding round that pushes its valuation to $1bn.<p>The company has not revealed who the new backers are, but says they had not previously invested in Shazam.<p>Its core product is a music recognition app which can be installed on mobiles, …

Apps

Freshly Eaten Snake Makes Amazing Escape—Find Out How

Weird & Wild<p>Newly published photographs show a snake fleeing from the belly of another.<p>A snake remarkably escaped from a larger snake that swallowed it whole on the Greek island of Corfu, according to recently published photographs.<p>In 2011, the wild reptile, a Dahl's whip snake <i>(Platyceps najadum)</i>, …

Zoology

Samsung drops Snapdragon 810 in favor of Exynos for Galaxy S6 – Bloomberg

Samsung will be using in-house Exynos chips for the Galaxy S6, dropping Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor due to overheating issues, a credible report claims.<p>The report comes from <i>Bloomberg</i>, which cites “people with direct knowledge of the matter.” This isn’t the first time we’re hearing that …

Gear & Gadgets

'Woman on top' is most dangerous sex position, scientists conclude

It might have emancipated women from the drudgery of the 'Missionary Position', but it seems that men are paying a painful price for revolution in the bedroom.<p>"Woman on top" is the most dangerous sex position, according to a new scientific study.<p>Scientists have found that the position, dubbed …

Samsung won't use the Snapdragon 810 processor in its Galaxy S6 due to overheating, says report

For years now, Samsung has been using a mix of its own Exynos processors — primarily in its native Korea and developing markets — and Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips to power its phones, but its next flagship phone may eschew the Qualcomm option. A report from Bloomberg this morning states that Samsung …

Slackbot Bot is a robot crafted from a Roomba and tornado siren

If you’ve an old Roomba lying around and a desire to tinker, the Redpepper team has demonstrated how far you can take your little robotic vacuum. …

Film review: American Sniper The trouble with heroes

MANILA, Philippines - A harrowing account of the tours of duty of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle who was deployed to Iraq, the war drama/biopic American Sniper …

Armed Conflict

Who Will Win the Internet Space Race?

Up until a week ago, the crazy idea that a company would beam internet service around the entire planet from the sky was just that: a crazy idea. …