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Cybersecurity experts warn about ModPOS malware aimed at retailers

Just as millions of Americans are steeling themselves for the holiday shopping season, cybersecurity researchers are warning about a stealthy malware aimed at stealing credit card and debit card numbers from retailers.<p>Cybersecurity firm iSight Partners revealed research about the malware, dubbed …

The Cubli

(YouTube link)<p>This is very weird to watch. The Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control in Zurich has developed a cube that can stand on its own …

The Shirk Report – Volume 245

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find the 25 funniest images, 10 most interesting articles, and 5 most viral videos from the previous week …

Iceland’s Most Secluded House

Most likely you've seen a picture of this house all by itself on the bowl-shaped top of an island. This place really exists, even though you are …

An Engineer's Guide to Cats 2.0 - The Sequel

(YouTube link)<p>Surely you remember Paul and T.J. from their video An Engineer's Guide to Cats we posted five years ago. They are back with a sequel! …

Museum of Science Fiction To Open in Washington, D.C. in 2017

Museum of Science Fiction is a planned museum in Washington, D.C. that will be dedicated to the science fiction genre across its many art forms. The …

Art

A Cabin so Small it Doesn’t Even Require a Permit

In 2010, Finnish designer Robin Falck wanted to build a place he could call his own. While hiking in the woods he found a beautiful location for a …

Deep Tea Diver Tea Infuser

Deep Tea Diver Tea Infuser<p>Dive into winter with a warm cup tea and the Deep Tea Diver Tea Infuser from the NeatoShop. This great little tea accessory …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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Zippo Lighter Menorah

(Photo: Klemen Skubic)<p>Luka Pirnat, an industrial designer in Ljubljana, Slovenia, made a seven-branched menorah with Zippo lighters. He calls it the</b> …

Meissen Blue 1955 Porsche 356 Speedster

This 1955 Porsche 356 Speedster is said to have been with the same owner for 40 years, much of it spent in storage. It’s currently being serviced and …

1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham Project

This 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham is said to be #58 of 400 produced, and has a rebuilt engine and transmission. The stainless roof looks perfect …

Berkeley’s other counter-culture

A few things spring to mind at the mention of Berkeley, California.<p>For one, there is the renowned university whose politically outspoken students led some of the most influential anti-war protests of the 1960s. For another, Chez Panisse, where Alice Waters and Jeremiah Tower started the movement …

Classic Cars

‘Contactless’ payment to reach 250M cards next year (U.S.A. is last, as usual)

Mobile payments via NFC from a digital wallet on a smartphone might be the sexiest area of payments right now, but the space that is actually seeing traction and adoption is contactless cards — which will hit 250 million in 2014.<p>The market leaders? Australia, Canada, Poland, the UK, and, of course, …

Photos: 2013 Jaguar F-Type V8 S - Performance Car of the Year Finalist -

We had two Jags in our 2013 Performance Car of the Year testing, but only one made the final group, and it was the snarling roadster. Here's 12 photos of the Jaguar F-Type V8 S from our test sessions.<p>Nice kitty. Loud kitty.

Jaguar Cars