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Australian World Cup Fans Drank a Russian City Dry

Several bartenders in Kazan reported that their stocks were completely emptied by the end of their nights.<p>You know, sometimes soccer just makes you thirsty—and water certainly won't do. Australian fans get this. Shit, they're practically running a professional drinking tournament alongside the …

Alcohol

The Weather Channel’s new storm graphics are totally insane

Spoiler alert: A tornado literally rips apart the studio during a live broadcast.<p>This week, the Weather Channel launched a new broadcast technology dubbed Immersive Mixed Reality. “Using the power of advanced, real-time graphic renderings and visual effects . . . TWC is pioneering new methods of …

Weather

Connection between stress and autoimmune disease affirmed by massive 30-year study

A massive study spanning 30 years of data and examining a cohort of over one million people has found a strong association between persons suffering …

Autoimmune Diseases

Nvidia uses AI to create convincing slow-mo video by filling in extra frames

New research could make it easier to capture slow-mo on your smartphone<p>Creating slow motion footage is all about capturing a large number of frames per second. If you don’t record enough, then as soon as you slow down your video it becomes choppy and unwatchable. Unless, that is, you use artificial …

Videography

Mozilla Is Working On A Voice-Activated Web Browser Called Scout

Mozilla, the community behind the Firefox web browser, has announced a new project called Scout. The new project appears to be a voice-activated web …

Company Buries $50,000-Worth of Cryptocurrncy on Mount Everest, Challenges People to Go Find It

Popular Q&A online platform AskFM recently launched its own cryptocurrency, ASKT, and decided to celebrate by hosting an original giveaway. Instead …

Mount Everest

Busted Bingo – A Controversial Game Where the Players Are Alleged Offenders and the Prize Is Jail Time

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, in Tennessee, has become famous for coming up with a unique approach to catching wanted people. They’ve created …

Media Industry

Millionaire Teen Builds Functional Dr. Octopus Suit

Erik Finman, the world’s youngest Bitcoin millionaire, recently made headlines for creating a real-life, functional version of Dr. Octopus’ iconic …

Carbon Fiber

Incredibly Tall 12-Year-Old Basketball Player Can Dunk Without Even Jumping

At just 12-years-old, Olivier Rioux already stands at 6-foot-11 (2.11 meters) which makes him one heck of an asset for his basketball team. Not only …

Kids

Teen Bitcoin millionaire builds Dr. Octopus suit for a kid with mobility issues

When a teenage Bitcoin millionaire tells the world he intends to use a portion of his money to build a robotic exoskeleton in the vein of a famous Marvel super villain, it sounds like something we should worry about. Luckily the teen in question, Erik Finman, has chosen to use his resources for …

Albert Einstein

Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago

(Reuters) - The City of Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's The Boring Company to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the Loop to O'Hare International Airport, one of the world's busiest, media reported on Wednesday.<p>The system will be comprised of 16-passenger …

Elon Musk

Edible Pizza Bouquet

Give your blushing bride another reason to smile on the big day by entering for a chance to win an edible pizza bouquet! Jersey based restaurant …

Brides

Bethesda Announces Elder Scrolls VI

During today’s press conference, Bethesda briefly teased <i>The Elder Scrolls VI</i>.<p>It was just a brief teaser that showed a large landscape, and Todd …

Gaming

Lightform’s first augmented reality projection device offers ‘theme park-level special effects’

Augmented reality is quickly becoming more and more popular, with companies like Apple and Google offering new platforms. Promising to offer a radically new paradigm for interacting with software and the world around us, many have gotten a taste of AR thanks Apple’s ARKit. The folks over at …

Augmented Reality

Alex Ovechkin Destroyed His Critics in Glorious Fashion

The Washington Capitals superstar won his first Stanley Cup, and captured the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP. Get lost, trolls.<p>It was no more than 20 minutes after the Washington Capitals won their first Stanley Cup when NBC's Keith Jones spoke into his microphone. There was Alex Ovechkin, as …

Ice Hockey

Zeus Electric Motorcycle

Curtis Motorcycles has unveiled Zeus – the world’s first e-twin motorcycle! Slated for release sometime in 2020, the cutting-edge Zeus electric …

Electric Vehicles

Instagram might soon allow creators to publish hour-long videos

For some time now, Facebook has been trying to grow its “Watch” section with original video content and keep its users on its platform instead of them leaving for YouTube. This plan doesn’t appear to be working as planned, so Facebook is looking at bringing long-form videos to Instagram.<p>As it …

Pew Research Center

Intel teases dual-screen concept PCs as rumors of ARM versions heat up

Intel has been working on dual-screen PCs for two years, and is starting to show off some design concepts at Computex this week. <i>PC World</i> reports that Intel has created prototype devices with both dual displays and electronic paper displays (EPD). A prototype device with the EPD display looks more …

Mobile Technology

Scientists created a psychopathic AI using Reddit images

There's no shortage of films and TV shows that speculate on the dark side of artificial intelligence -- 'robot goes wrong and chaos ensues' is a pretty popular Hollywood trope. Now, in a study that sounds like the plot of a movie itself, researchers have actively encouraged an AI algorithm to …

Artificial Intelligence

Nvidia’s ‘infinite resolution’ patent could change gaming forever

In a patent filing released on Thursday, June 7, Nvidia describes a technology that could fundamentally alter the way games look, feel, and perform. …

Nvidia

Rare Japanese games rediscovered after 67GB folder leaks online

Around 70 rare Japanese video games have surfaced online after being leaked from a private file-sharing directory. ...

Game Development

Someone Delivered a Giant "L" to the Cavs and the Game Hasn't Even Started Yet

Surely, this will curse one team or the other tonight.<p>May we all be so blessed in our lives to witness a metaphor pass before our very eyes. Today, as the Cavaliers are preparing to host the Golden State Warriors for Game 3 in Cleveland, the stadium crew delivered a literal "L" into the Quicken …

Basketball

Wearable Nutrition Tracking Device

Improve your eating habits with help from BitBite – the wearable nutrition tracking device. It rests comfortably in your ear and analyzes chewing …

Gear & Gadgets

Here Are All The Cool New Things Coming To Your iPhone And iPad Soon

Apple's debuting Memojis, faster device performance, and tools to help you reduce your screentime.<p>At its annual developer conference held in San Jose, California, on Monday, Apple gave the world a sneak peek at what's coming to your Apple devices in the fall when the company releases iOS 12, the …

iOS

Someone attached a massive Canon lens to a Game Boy Camera, and it actually worked

The Game Boy Camera isn't exactly the first thing that comes to mind when you think "high end."<p>The unusual peripheral, released in 1998, could be …

Chinese Grand Prix

Instagram reveals how its algorithm works

While Instagram’s relevancy-sorting algorithm has been widely hated by users since the app made the switch from its reverse chronological feed, …

Social Media

H&M is trialing a smart mirror that suggests outfits for you — and customers love it

H&M is offering its customers a new shopping experience and customers apparently love it, according to Lebensmittelzeitung.<p>The fashion group is currently trialling a smart mirror in its flagship store at Times Square in New York. The smart mirror, developed by Microsoft and Swedish digital agencies …

Visual Art

The Sensel Morph trackpad is a digital creative's dream

Our computers have become indispensable creation tools, but let's face it: The decades-old keyboard-and-mouse combo aren't the best way to edit video, draw or play music. That's where the Sensel Morph comes in. It's a pressure-sensitive touchpad that lets you swap in multiple overlays and instantly …

Gear & Gadgets

Blloc Minimalist Smartphone

The Blloc minimalist smartphone aims to simplify your smartphone experience by removing superfluous interactions and placing all app usage into a …

Minimalism

PlayStation Boss Hints That The PlayStation 5 Could Be A Portable Console

Wonder where they got that idea from<p>Last week, Sony honcho John Kodera revealed to <i>Bloomberg</i> that the next PlayStation system won't launch until 2021 at the earliest.<p>The revelation was disappointing, but understandable. Beyond supped-up graphics and virtual reality improvements, it’s hard to see …

Gaming