Michael Thornton

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Pocket for iOS will now read your articles to you

Pocket has updated its read-later app on iOS with a new text-to-speech (TTS) feature, so you can have it read your articles out loud to you.<p>To use it, just open up any article in the latest version of Pocket, tap the … button and select Listen (TTS).<p>The feature has been available on Android for …

Samsung Gear VR Review: Hell Yes I Will Strap This Phone to My Face

The Oculus Rift is an awesome virtual reality headset. Google Cardboard is an awesome one too. But what if you could have the best of both? Simple …

50 People On “My Most Embarrassing Sex Story”

1.<p>I was doing missionary with my ex while in high school. We were in the gym and I was so turned on I pulled out and blasted in my own eye. I turned …

American Rock Gods: Guy Webster's Intimate Portraits

Photographer Guy Webster captured everyone from Hendrix to Dylan and the Stones in their counterculture heyday.<p>Guy Webster

Who Put Bella in the Wych Elm?

This year, we saw one of the stranger mysteries of recent memory: Elisa Lam, the young woman who was found dead in a water tank at the historic Cecil …

Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball G-Major

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DataBot, the virtual talking robot at your service! - MSPoweruser

<b>Databot</b> is the <b>virtual talking robot</b>! It answers with its <b>voice</b> to your requests upon topic you are interested in. <b>Apps and services</b> integrated to …

Angry Supercar Hater Throws Rocks At Lamborghini Aventador: Video

This is one of those moments of intolerance the world could really do without.<p>The scene: A Lamborghini Aventador runs through the revs, but appears …

No concept this cool should sound this good

The 1969 Fiat Abarth 2000 Scorpio Concept packs a wallop.<p>It's a 38-inch high-wedge with a completely exposed, completely worked-over 2-liter Abarth-Fiat engine making roughly 220 hp through a pair of side-draught Webers. That's what it is, but knowing that doesn't change how shockingly great it …

Alfa Romeo

Neglected Rolls-Royce Phantom may be the saddest of all time

Rolls-Royce prides itself on exemplifying the pinnacle of automotive elegance. The brand is synonymous with quality and luxury. However, in the end even a Rolls is still just a car, and if you don't keep it up, it's bound to fail. That deterioration can be seriously fun to watch, though.<p>This 2005 …

With Anki, Toy Cars Cruise Into the New Age of Robotics

Anki is the Christmas gift you’ll buy for your kids and then steal for yourself.Do you <i>need</i> Anki? No. Is it going to help you be more productive at …

Robotics

Lumen Bluetooth smartbulb challenges Philips Hue to offer app-controlled home lighting

The smartbulb throne isn't exactly the most exciting one to occupy, but Philips Hue has its fair share of challengers, such as the freshly released Bluetooth-controlled Lumen. Similar to Hue, you can tweak not only the bulb's color, but also its intensity. In addition, several modes come baked into …

US policeman converts plane into roadworthy car

Amateur mechanic and local policeman Jeff Bloch amazes road users as he cruises the streets of in Kershaw, South Carolina in a converted plane.<p>The 40-year-old police officer - dubbed Speedy Cop by his friends - combined an abandoned Cessna aircraft with a Toyota van to make his unusual ride.<p>The …

Unbelievable Parkour Footage Of A Real-Life Spider-Man

How does Spider-Man get around when he runs out of webs? Parkour!<p>Parkour Athlete Ronnie Shalvis was so inspired by the recent Amazing Spider-Man 2 …

Girls' Fight Ends With Shovel To The Head (VIDEO)

That escalated quickly.<p>A Vine making the rounds this week shows one teenage girl hit another girl in the head with a shovel -- but the six-second clip doesn't tell the whole story.<p>The full story is even dumber than the Vine implies. In an eight-minute video -- which was taken down from YouTube but …