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Two guys did a coast-to-coast ‘Cannonball Run’ in a Tesla Model S for a new record

51 hours and 47 minutes<p>On July 1st at 11:30 pm PT, two friends, Jordan Hart and Bradly D'Souza, left Redondo Beach, California, in a 2015 midnight silver Tesla Model S, and proceeded east. Fifty-one hours and 47 minutes later, they arrived at a garage on E. 31st Street in New York City, claiming to …

New York City

Use a Drone Simulator to Practice Before You Buy

No one wants to buy a $500 hobby drone only to discover they’re a bad pilot, especially considering how one bad twist or crash can leave your …

Drones

Researchers create a 'battery-free' mobile phone

Your future phone may never need to be charged.<p>That's the exciting implication of new research out of the University of Washington, where researchers …

eReaders

How To Make Insanely Good Edible Cookie Dough

<i>For</i> Epicurious<i>, by Katherine Sacks.</i><p>It’s hard to find a child (or, um, an adult, TBH) who doesn’t like licking the spoon while mixing cookie dough. Not only is it hard to wait for the baked cookies to be done, but there’s something so addictive about that sweet, sticky dough. But unfortunately, …

Dessert

Fighting french bulldogs can't force Yoda to surrender

<i>Star Wars</i> fans might be excited for the premiere of <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> this Friday, but dogs couldn't care less.<p>That is, unless their owners …

Podesta’s email hack hinged on a very unfortunate typo

An extensive <i>New York Times</i> report on this summer’s catastrophic email hack of the Democratic National Committee has turned up a very embarrassing detail about how the attack took place. It was reported at the time that Clinton campaign manager John Podesta fell victim to a phishing scheme — …

Donald Trump

How To Install PPSSPP PlayStation Emulator On iOS 10 Without Jailbreak

Here's how to download and install PPSSPP PlayStation emulator IPA on iOS 10. No jailbreak is required for this to work on iPhone and iPad.<br>[ Continue …

13 Easy, Edible Gifts For The Holidays

The best holiday gifts are the ones you can eat! From adorable gingerbread men to candied pecans to rum cake, all of these homemade treats make lovely, delicious gifts. Just be sure to make extra so you can keep some for yourself!<p><b>1. Gingerbread Men</b><p>These adorable Gingerbread Men (and gals) are crisp …

Dessert

Stephen Colbert Talks Turkey With Baffled Butterball Customers

“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert took over the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line last weekend, and calls quickly went haywire.<p>One caller threatened to go to the police while another slapped her turkey at Colbert’s request. And don’t even get him started on the contentious issue of stuffing vs. …

Customers

This Cheap $20 Toolkit Can Open 99 Percent of Your Gadgets

Were the electronics makers of the world to have their way, every time one of your gadgets broke, you’d simply buy a new one. But most gadgets can be …

Gear & Gadgets

iPhone users more dishonest, says study

Technically Incorrect: A comparison study of Android and iPhone users shows some startling differences between the two.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Do you believe your phone says something about you?<p>If so, what does it say? That you're …

Psychology

Forget the iPhone 7 — here are 10 reasons the 2017 iPhone will blow everyone away

Next year marks the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone, and all rumors are pointing to a radical redesign.<p>This month, there was a pretty considerable spill of information by a top industry executive regarding two new features. We also saw rumors about a a third model with a new screen size, as well …

Mobile Technology

15 Apple Pie Recipes That Are (Almost) Better Than Grandma’s

When you think of apple pie, you probably have an image in your head of your grandma kneading dough and sitting the finished pie on the windowsill to cool. Those memories are all well and good, but these days we’re more into creative apple recipes that aren’t <i>so</i> traditional. You’ve got all of the …

Baking

Unsealing of Christ's Reputed Tomb Turns Up New Revelations

JERUSALEM<p>For just 60 hours, researchers had the opportunity to examine the holiest site in Christianity. Here's what they found.<p>Researchers have continued their investigation into the site where the body of Jesus Christ is traditionally believed to have been buried, and their preliminary findings …

How did the European Space Agency's Mars lander meet its untimely end?

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has obtained low-resolution photos that appear to show the wreckage of ESA's Schiaparelli lander.<p>Just about a …

Space

Tom Hanks on 'SNL': 3 Sketches You Have to See

Third presidential debate, "Black Jeopardy" and Leslie Jones finally talking about being hacked highlight latest episode<p>Tom Hanks returned for his …

How the Rise of Pixar Animation Killed Family-Friendly Horror

From The Goonies and Gremlins to TV classics Goosebumps and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, watching kids deal with the supernatural used to be a thing. I used journalism to investigate the genre's early-2000s death.<p>Halloween was always my favourite time of year growing up. It wasn't the candy or the …

Horror

Tesla just made it a lot harder to justify buying the Chevy Bolt

The Chevy Bolt is the first consumer-friendly, electric car with a competitive range that is slated to arrive in dealerships by the end of this year. It has a range of 238 miles, a sweet price tag of $37,500 before federal tax exemptions, and a perfectly acceptable top speed of 91 mph.<p>The Bolt also …

Tesla

Rayman's canceled SNES debut found by creator after almost 25 years

'Should do a Switch version of this,' says Michel Ancel<p>Rayman creator Michel Ancel created a stir today when he unearthed and posted to Instagram images of the EPROM cartridge and screen (above) for the Super Nintendo version of the original <i>Rayman</i> — which was never released on that console.<p>"Four …

Retrogaming

‘Logan’ Movie Spoilers: Who Is The Little Girl In The Trailer? Dafne Keen’s Character In Third Wolverine Film Confirmed

The “Logan” trailer left audiences with a lot of questions, and one of the most pressing ones was about the identity of the little girl. Actress …

U.S. Soldiers Told To Repay Thousands In Signing Bonuses From Height Of War Effort

In most cases, when an employer pays a signing bonus to attract new workers, that payment is understood to be essentially unrecoverable. But the Pentagon has a different understanding — and it's ordering the California National Guard to claw back thousands of dollars paid to soldiers who …

Military

The Odd Grammar Rule Most English Speakers Know But Are Rarely Taught

<i>See Also: 4 More Unofficial Rules Native English Speakers Don't Realize They Know</i><p>The English language is full of all sorts of quirks that can be …

Language

Gorgeous Stabilized Timelapse Shows Earth's Rotation In Relation To The Stars

This is a beautiful timelapse video made by Greta Life, that demonstrates earth's rotation in relation to the stars, which stay fixed in the video. …

Time-lapse Photography

The Difference Between Lust And Long-Time Love, As Told In Comics

At the beginning of a romantic relationship, both parties want to impress each other, only showing off what they perceive to be their most desirable traits.<p>But after you’ve fallen in love, there’s a certain comfort and deep understanding that allows you to just be you. In a new series of …

How to light your room up for weeks using a single potato (must-watch video)

Potatoes are one of the most sustainable and versatile foods known to man. We fry it, mash it, boil it, roast it, scallop it. We eat it with meat, …

Clean Energy

Energy Saving Light Bulbs and Cancer: New Research

Many of us in the effort to save energy and money, replaced our old standard light bulbs with environmentally-friendly new generation energy saving …

The Mythbusters Build Team is Heading to Netflix

<i>Mythbusters</i> may have booted out its Three Musketeers shortly before the entire series was shut down, but the M7 Build Team is coming back with a new …

3tags.org

In exactly one year, we’ll bear witness to the “Great American Total Solar Eclipse”

Get your sunglasses ready. There’s a giant solar eclipse headed our way, and it’s slated to be the biggest and best … ever. Dubbed the “Great …

Solar Eclipse