Chase Swearingen

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Medical Marijuana: How Six Senators Are Leading Fight for Federally Legal Weed

The United States Senate is an intentionally slow moving body when it comes to passing laws, but the nation’s upper legislative chamber is even …

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

15 Humor Books That Are Capable Of Literally Making You Laugh Out Loud

From short stories and poetry, to comics and memoirs!

Comedy

New Legislation Seeks To End Federal Ban On Marijuana

The same week that the White House likened legalized recreational marijuana to the opioid epidemic, and let it be known that the Justice Department …

This DIY Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Generator Is Simple to Build, Fries Small Electronics

If you want to get your hands dirty on a semi-evil electronics project, this DIY EMP generator is fun—if not a little dangerous—build to try. It …

Monitor Audio Platinum PL300 II loudspeaker

Monitor Audio's Platinum PL300 II loudspeakers weigh 120 lbs each, and my listening room is on the second floor, but I was spared the heavy lifting. …

$17 gadget turns any headphones into wireless headphones

Maybe you just bought a shiny new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus and you don’t like the idea of not being able to charge your smartphone while you listen …

Tech Trends

This tiny little device lets you create your own personal cloud network in seconds

The Lima Smart & Private Cloud Storage Device is a tiny little device that fits in the palm of your hand, but don’t let its cute design fool you: …

Windows 10

Who’s the real insane clown posse? Trump fans give Juggalos a run for their money in “7 Days in Ohio”

<b>Cover detail of "7 Days In Ohio: Trump, The Gathering Of The Juggalos And The Summer Everything Went Insane" (Declan-Haven Books)</b><p>Salon talks to Nathan Rabin about the politics of Juggalos, the craziness of the RNC and Trump’s “desiccated soul”<p>David Masciotra<p>September 24, 2016 6:00pm (UTC)<p>George …

This tiny little $9 adapter adds 150Mbps wireless N to any computer

If you have an older desktop or laptop computer, there’s a good chance you’re not fully taking advantage of your home wireless network. Are slow …

Wi-Fi

Android apps show up in stable Chrome OS for the first time

Android apps on Chrome OS are not a new thing. In 2014, Google announced that it was working with a few select partners to bring certain apps to …

Google

Rumors indicate that Samsung’s Galaxy S8 could be a VR powerhouse thanks to ARM’s new GPU

Samsung may not be going through one of its best moments —offsetting a generally positive 2016 — but that doesn’t mean that the company is standing still; quite the opposite, in fact. Other than a rumored “early” launch, new information claims that the Galaxy S8 will represent quite the step …

Mobile VR

We may finally make our homes smart by listening to the flow of their electricity

Every appliance speaks a secret language. Now we know what they’re saying.<p>Technology to achieve a smart home by passively listening to electricity consumption patterns of a home has been proposed for years. Appliances speak in the spikes and dips of the electrons that race through their machinery. …

Machine Learning

$12 gadget adds a microSD and full-size SD card reader to any Android phone

Are you angry because your Android smartphone is one of the few models that doesn’t have expandable microSD card support? Actually, even if your …

MicroSD

Alabama Teen Accused of Killing Parents After Getting in Trouble Over House Party

An Alabama teenager murdered his parents after getting in trouble over trashing the house during a raucous party, authorities said.<p>Jesse Holton, 17, …

Snowden Was Right, Block Your Mics & Cameras

A product to defend your family from the Surveillance Age<p>I. Introducing the Surveillance Age<p>Today, 15 years after September 11th, the technology that …

The fight for medical cannabis passes a watershed moment

Opinion among the public and legislators is now solidly behind reform

Cannibal horror film too Raw for viewers as paramedics are called

The film caused some audience members to faint at the Toronto film festival, due to highly realistic depictions of bite marks and ‘lacerated extremities’<p>Paramedics were called to a Toronto film screening on Tuesday, after some cinemagoers fainted during a cannibal horror film.<p>The swoonings occurred …

Hands on: Lutron wireless light switches and sensors

A Lutron wireless switch replaces a regular switch on the wall to make the lights “smart” in a room. PHOTO: Alfred SiewYou’ve probably walked into a …

How to make computer coding child’s play

With programming lessons now part of the school day, can parents help their offspring get top marks? Fear not – toys, gadgets and apps are all available to make coding a fun part of growing up<p>Coding kids aren’t a new trend. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Usborne Publishing was releasing books …

Curriculum Development

Audeze Releases First In-Ear Planar Magnetic Headphones

The following is a press release issued by Audeze. Costa Mesa, Calif. | September 6, 2016 – Audeze, the #1 manufacturer of high-end headphones, …

Turing says 2018 phone will have three Snapdragon 830s, 18GB RAM, 1.2TB storage... and ALAN

Last week, Turing Robotics Industries (TRI) announced details of a new device, which it says it plans to release in 2017, featuring some truly …

Mobile Technology

Get your Schiit together with the Jotunheim DAC/amplifier (that isn’t)

What’s wrong with amplifiers that host a DAC inside the same chassis? If you’re Jason Stoddard of California’s Schiit Audio, it’s the low cloud of …

Trick Photography and Special Effects by Evan Sharboneau

Believe it or not, you don't have to own super expensive equipment or be some kind of camera wiz to take high quality camera shots like these…<p>… but …

The Horror Movie Renaissance: How Hollywood Made Scares Great Again

What a time to be alive, perched in a darkened theater, white-knuckling a box of popcorn and squirming in our seats. Seldom does a cinematic year …

Horror

9 hidden Xbox One features only power users know about

Windows 10

31 DIY Projects That Will Make Your House Look Amazing

Give your home a mini makeover *without* committing to a huge renovation.

Weekend Workshop: Make any pair of headphones wireless

<i>Need something to keep you busy this weekend? We’ve got you covered. The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column in which we showcase a badass DIY</i> …

Headphones