Chris Dilley

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World Leaders Pour Into Washington To Pay Last Respects To Dying Nation

WASHINGTON—Bowing their heads as they solemnly shuffled single-file past Capitol Hill, leaders from around the world reportedly poured into …

See How a Live-Action Futurama Looks in this Trailer

After an unpredictable cycle of cancellations and comebacks, the Galaxy Express seemed to finally shift into park for good at the end of <i>Futurama</i>‘s …

Apollo 11's Source Code Is A Surprisingly Hilarious Artifact Now Online

One of the most surprising things about the Apollo 11 guidance computer source code isn’t just the sheer size of it, but rather the amount of …

Here Are the 39 Funniest Reactions to 'Pokemon Go'

Pokémon GO is super fun, right? I mean besides the servers being down, and it devouring your battery life, and people driving their car off the road …

Meet the Peter Pan cats who’ll forever look like kittens no matter how old they get

<b>Attention, kitten lovers: There are real cats that will forever look like kittens no matter how much they age.</b><p>The only downfall? Unless you fancy …

Let's Stop Freaking Out About Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is all around us today—and it’s often invisible as we go about our daily lives.<p>Companies are successfully using AI …

Kid stuck in pool float is destined for internet stardom

Some photos are just born to be memes. They cry out for it, like a newly orphaned child, abandoned at 3am atop a running dryer in a 24-hour …

Programming Doesn’t Require Talent or Even Passion

<i>This article was written by Tony You</i> <i>@howtomakeaturn</i> <i>and translated from Chinese to English by</i> <i>Wordcorp</i> <i>(</i><i>http://www.wordcorp.net/en</i><i>). Originally Posted …

These hilarious memes perfectly capture what it's like to work in tech

O' Reilly's books cover hundreds of technologies from Python to Oracle. Every title famously has an engraved picture of an animal on its cover. But now that the internet has put most technical information a Google search away, O'Reilly books are no longer the first place young programmers turn.<p>The …

Google Search

This Chip Could Finally Make a Real Quantum Computer

Quantum computers could immeasurably speed up the rate at which calculations run—but so far, their promise has yet to be realized. Now, a team of …

Engineers Break Record for Fiber Optic Data Transmission Using New Breed of Laser

Think your fiber is fast? Think again: A team of engineers has smashed the world record for sending data down an optical fiber at room temperature …

5 Myths That Hold You Back From Finding And Keeping Mr. Right

<b>Myth 1. The love of your life has to be your best friend.</b><p>Let's get this straight right now. A man is not going to be your best friend. If he's emotionally healthy, he's happy to be your greatest protector and he will willingly fix anything for you when he can. But he's not going to get involved in …

The 25 hardest video games of all time

From the darkest corners of gaming history, here are the shooters, platformers and beat-’em-ups that took no prisoners<p>Games used to be harder. That’s the lament veteran players now mutter whenever encountering some modern shoot-’em-up or action adventure. It sounds like the same sort of nostalgic …

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Geek Humor

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Geek Humor

Fire From Moonlight

Fire From MoonlightCan you use a magnifying glass and moonlight to light a fire?—Rogier SpoorAt first, this sounds like a pretty easy question.A …

Geek Humor

Stop Jupiter

Stop JupiterI understand that the <i>New Horizons</i> craft used gravity assist from Jupiter to increase its speed on the way to Pluto. I also understand …

Astronomy

Universal Install Script

The failures usually don't hurt anything, and if it installs several versions, it increases the chance that one of them is right. (Note: The 'yes' …

Geek Humor

Samsung Says Its New S7 Is Water-Resistant, So We Threw It in a Fish Tank

The best part about the big bold claims tech companies make about their products? You get to <i>test</i> those claims. Which is why we abandoned a Samsung S7 …

You wouldn’t be able to pause your video games today without Jerry Lawson

Lawson was a pioneering black engineer back when it was even harder in Silicon Valley.<p>You've gotta step away from the crowd and go do your own thing. …

The man who made 'the worst video game in history'

<b>The video game of Steven Spielberg's ET is considered to be one of the worst of all time and has even been blamed for triggering the collapse of Atari. Howard Scott Warshaw, the gifted programmer who made it, explains how it was rushed out in a matter of weeks - and how he feels about those events</b> …

Retrogaming

Your Heart Vs. Brain: Webcomic Highlights Hilarious Battle Between Our Emotions And Intellect

Which do you listen to more often your brain or your heart? Life is a constant battle between your emotions and intellect and it takes a healthy …

Comic Books

The Life Of A Blind Kitten Becomes The Year’s Most Magical Indie Game

Wanderment is a particles-based 3-D platformer in which you have to guide a blind kitten back home<p>Is there anything sadder than a blind kitten? Yet <i>Wanderment</i>, a new indie game by developer Andrew Wang, makes the journey of a blind kitten across town into one of the joyous, magical interactive …

Daily 2 Cents: 'South of the Border' Humanoids -- Are We Ignoring Alien Technology? -- Whitehall Bigfoot

<b>'South of the Border' Humanoids</b><p>It was Friday, April 4th, 1969, just a few days before Easter. My pal, Charlie, and I - two very bored soldiers - were …