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Here’s a Free Study Guide for Passing the FAA’s Commercial Drone Test

If you want to fly a drone for commercial purposes in the US, you first have to pass the FAA’s Part 107 sUAS test. This free 1 hour 45 minute guide …

5 Ways Erato Nailed the Design of Its Remarkable Wireless Headphones

Here are the ways Erato nailed the design of its wireless Bluetooth earphones.<p>I've tested dozens of products this year and if I had to pick my favorite the Apollo 7 wireless Bluetooth earphones would definitely be in the running. Here are the ways Erato--the company which makes them--nailed the …

Gear & Gadgets

Mum Invents 'Hands-Free Parenting' Gadget 'LapBaby' To Allow Parents To Multi-Task

A 'simple solution' to one-handed mealtimes.<p>A mum has launched a new baby product that allows mums and dads to parent "hands-free".<p>The seating aid …

Parenting

Albright: 'special place in hell' for women who don't support Clinton

Former secretary of state says women must help each other, while people are talking about a ‘revolution’ led by the first female US president<p>• Campaign live: Clinton and Sanders head for New Hampshire<p>Former secretary of state Madeleine Albright introduced Hillary Clinton at an event in New …

Hate calling customer service? Let free service Service do it for you

We're living in the service economy, right? Anything you want done but don't want to do yourself, you can hire out. Rides, restaurant deliveries and, now, customer-service calls!<p>New service Service calls companies so you don't have to. It's effectively a personal assistant that handles one of …

Frankenstein science: Maverick Italian surgeon announces 'successful' China monkey head transplant

A monkey head transplant has been performed in China, Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero has claimed. Images released appear to show a head …

[Theory] Jar Jar Binks was a trained Force user, knowing Sith collaborator, and will play a central role in The Force Awakens

Here I will seek to establish that Jar Jar Binks, far from being simply the bumbling idiot he portrays himself as, is in fact a highly skilled force …

This stroller folds up small enough to fit in a backpack

Pack your baby food, pack your diapers, and pack your stroller?<p>Now you can, with the GB Pockit — one of the newest strollers on the market — which …

Parenting

Apple Stores will begin selling the first HomeKit-connected thermostat today

Apple's smart home platform is gaining another member: the Ecobee3 smart thermostat, the first connected thermostat to work with HomeKit. The Ecobee3 goes on sale today through Apple Stores across North America. It costs $249 and is essentially an alternative to Nest's thermostat: it detects a …

Supercut of Emotions Across Pixar's Filmography

The Fallen of World War II

Watching a Grown Man Unlearn How to Ride a Bicycle is Surprisingly Compelling

A prank played by a welder rewrites part of this man's brain<p>I had avoided watching this video because I assumed it was clickbait, but I was wrong. …

Pranks

Plate Your Steel Apple Watch with 24K GOLD !

Turn the steel version of the Apple Watch into the gold version. How?<p>Order the Midas Touch gold plating kit and do it yourself. Includes the real …

The Culture Of Now

Featured<p>Predicting The 2018 Emmys Major Category Winners<p>With the nominations announced, it's time to start speculating about who will take home trophies at the 2018 Emmys.<p>Brian Grubb and Pilot Viruet 07.12.18 8 hours ago 3 Comments<p>Wild Pink Emerges As One Of Indie’s Best Young Bands With ‘Yolk In …

Foo Fighters

Denver TSA agents fired over scheme to grope attractive male passengers, police say

Two Transportation Security Administration agents who worked at Denver International Airport have been fired over a scheme that involved manipulating screening equipment so one of them could grope passengers he found attractive, according to the Denver Police Department.<p>An anonymous tip about the …

Lawmakers won't be silenced over Obama administration's proposed ammo ban

Lawmakers are firing back at a proposal by the Obama administration to ban one of the most common bullets used with the popular AR-15 rifle, with more than 100 members of Congress signing a letter opposing the move on ammo.<p>Word of the proposal by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and …

Your iPhone has been hacked by the NSA

That iPhone in your hands? It’s been compromised by the National Security Agency through its SIM card, and government spies can access your phone through a backdoor installed on it without even needing a court order.<p>Sound scary? It is, and it’s the latest bombshell to be dropped by American …

Spies feared hostile nations were controlling the weather

US government agents asked leading environmental expert to see how such attempts to control the weather could be detected<p>The CIA was worried that hostile nations were trying to control the world's weather, it has emerged.<p>US government agents were so concerned that they contacted a leading …

Automatic License Plate Readers Also Gathering Millions Of Facial Photos Daily

Every day in the US, millions of license plate photos are scanned and stored in various third-party databases, accessible by hundreds of law …

$99 Flights to Europe Are Coming

Flights to Iceland are about to cost less than most domestic flights in the States. Icelandic airline WOW air will start its long anticipated mega …

A two-phase study evaluating the relationship between Thimerosal-containing vaccine administration and the risk for an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis in the United States

Abstract<p>Background<p>Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is defined by standardized criteria of qualitative impairments in social interaction, qualitative …

Swyp is yet another one-card wallet vying for your attention

High-tech cards that store all your credit, gift and loyalty card info haven't exactly made it big yet, but the competition's already heating up. The newest entry in the race is called Swyp: a metallic device with a screen that transforms into the card you want to use when you need it, so long as …

Plastc wants to be the only credit card you'll ever need

Your fat wallet wants to meet Plastc -- a device which its manufacturers claim can replace most of the credit/gift/loyalty cards you currently mule about. It works by pairing with an app on your phone (via Bluetooth), which provides near unlimited storage for all your cards (Plastc itself can <i>only</i> …

Asteroid may not have wiped out dinosaurs: New evidence is found in crater

The dinosaurs might NOT have been wiped out by an asteroid, scientists believe - although we should point out that it's still unlikely that any are …

Fathers in delivery room could make pain of childbirth worse, study suggests

Women who lack emotional intimacy with their partner are likely to experience more pain in his presence<p>Watching a baby coming into the world is arguably one of the most life-changing events in a man’s life.<p>But new research suggests that some fathers should steer clear of the delivery room because …

Police Take Family’s Seven Children Over Child Abuse Allegations (UPDATED)

<b>UPDATE</b>: The Garland County Sheriff’s Department has issued a statement on the controversial case, revealing that officers were investigating allegations of child abuse:<p>“There have been a number of reports in various media outlets the decision was made to remove the minor children from the residence …

Crime