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What Does It Take To Earn $90,000 As An Uber Driver?

If you want to pull down close to $90,000 a year as an Uber driver, you'll need to spend most of your waking hours behind the wheel working.<p>Drivers for the car-sharing service in New York probably need to put in close to 80 hours a week to make around $90,000 a year, according to a blog post from …

Build products

Around this time a few years back, I started taking seriously the idea that I – not just one, but literally <i>me</i> – could build things on the internet.<p>I …

The Top 6 Family Video Games For Christmas 2014

Black Friday is behind us. Christmas looms on the horizon. And you’re trying to figure out what to buy your kids and loved ones. A video game or video game console may be just the thing, especially if you like to play games with the entire family.<p>Here we’ll take a look at the best kids and family …

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Magnetism

The 19-Year-Old Wiz Kid Who Turned Down Apple Has Nabbed Backing From A Hollywood Star

We caught up with Meyer again and learned that since that decision, things have been wild for him.<p>His startup, Fresco News, crowdsources breaking news and photos from Twitter, Instagram and other social media.<p>Fresco finds breaking news, verifies it, and gets the license to publish relevant images …

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Eidos shows what a new Deus Ex might look like running on its new game engine

Eidos Montreal showed off its new engine designed for new consoles and PC, saying the tech will serve as "the cornerstone for all Deus Ex Universe projects" at the studio.<p>The developer explained that "Deus Ex Universe" does not refer to a specific game or a massively multiplayer online Deus Ex …