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Live Weer 2.0: meer weer zien voor de komende dagen

De populaire weerapplicatie Live Weer, bekend om zijn geanimeerde achtergronden en verschillende layouts waaruit je kan kiezen, heeft een update …

iOS game-update: Mr Crab, Enemy Strike en online golfen in GolfStar

Dungeon Hunter 4 is een indrukwekkend hakspel voor de iPhone en iPad, en in ieder geval visueel de absolute topper van vandaag. Daarom hebben we die …

Timer.: multitasken met timers op iPhone en iPad

Het klinkt een beetje vreemd, maar er zijn weinig apps zo tijdloos op de iPhone als timers. Applicaties met aftellers en stopwatches zijn er al sinds …

Don't Worry Cyclists, There's a Swiss Army Knife For You Now Too

Weighing just 99 grams and folding away into a compact package that's easy to pocket, Victorinox's new Swiss Army Bike Tool is the perfect weapon …

The Sun Just Shot Off the Biggest, Most Spectacular Solar Flare of the Year

Early this morning, while most of us were resting peacefully in our beds, everyone's favorite flaming ball of plasma decided to give NASA's cameras a …

Watch the Mind-Bending Mathematical Films of an Early Computer Artist

Before there was Adobe Creative Suite, digital art degrees, and New Aesthetic, there was Manfred Mohr grappling with ideas of logic, programming, and …

What Happens When You Push Concrete Beyond Its Limits?

Common sense dictates that you don't want to be anywhere near a concrete pylon when the load it's bearing is too much: when all that weight comes …

The Science of Rocket Fuel Explained With Soda Bottles and Slo-Mo

Rocket engines require two important ingredients to fire: fuel, and an oxidizer. And to get the most bang for your buck with those ingredients, you …

Iran's New Uranium Production Facility: Because the Rest of the World Wasn't Pissed Off Enough Yet

Taking a page from the <i>North Korean Handbook for Successful International Diplomacy</i>, Iran has recently announced that it is inaugurating a new …

The Most Popular Seats on an Airplane Are At the Very Back

Where do you like sitting on an airplane? At the very front or the very back? At a window or an aisle? According to research by British Airways, the …

Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook with 1080p display available now for $1,400

Last month, Samsung outed an update to the 13-inch Series 9 that saw its 1,600 x 900 LCD display replaced with the glory of full 1080p. And starting today, that Windows 8 Ultrabook is going on sale with pretty much the <i>same</i> internal configuration it had in a previous, less Premium life -- save for …

Oculight LED hack gives the Oculus Rift a hint of peripheral vision (video)

Although the Oculus Rift is one of the more ambitious attempts at making virtual reality accessible, its lack of peripheral version is all too familiar -- it's much like staring into a pair of portholes. Rather than let the disorientation persist unaltered, though, <i>Hack A Day</i> has taken matters into …

A Stunning Crystal Chandelier That's Actually Made From Lego

If you've inexplicably amassed some 8,000 clear window pieces in your Lego collection, thanks to the design talents of Tobias Tøstesen you can turn …

What's Inside the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset?

The Oculus Rift might be something out of Demolition Man. Or it might be a Virtual Boy. However it turns out, it's deeply ambitious, and iFixit has …

Jurassic Park's Dinosaur Sound Effects Were Actually Animal Sex Sounds

So, uh, this is an uncomfortable one. You know the dinosaur sounds from Jurassic Park that framed the way you imagined every dinosaur ever? They were …

There's an All-Natural Bed Bug Cure That Actually Works

As man still struggles to find a way to overcome the scourge that is bed bugs, it turns out that Mother Nature has already created a highly effective …

Get a Speeding Bullet Eye's View of Anywhere in the World With a Street View Hyperlapse Maker

If you have Google Chrome, a decent internet connection, and a strong stomach, cancel any plans you might have had tonight. Because chances are …

Status Board: Get Control Over More Information Than You Know What to Do With

Information-hungry iPad users are in luck with Panic's newest release: Status Board, a customized, at-a-glance display of more tidbits than you could …

Oh Yes, An Iranian Scientist Has Invented a Time Machine (So He Says)

Ali Razeghi, an Iranian scientist who is the managing director of Iran's Centre for Strategic Inventions, has done something only the great Doc Brown …

What People in 1836 Thought the Moon Was Like

I wish I could live during a time when we believed creatures and aliens and things lived on the Moon. My imagination would have had so much fun! But …

WSJ: Microsoft Is Working on a 7-Inch Surface

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft is currently developing a new line of Surface tablets, including a 7-inch version which should go …

A Hawk Hunting in Super Slow Motion Will Make You Glad You're Not Its Prey

BBC Earth Productions is back with another mesmerizing bit of high-speed footage that captures hawks as they're swooping in to attack their prey. …

Oculus Rift gets torn down by iFixit, adds high repairability to its kudos list

The Oculus Rift VR headset has had a wild ride so far after hitting its Kickstarter goal in a single day, raising a whopping $2,437,429 and gaining accolades along the way to the release of a development kit last month. iFixit (or one of its very trusting friends) was apparently one of those …

Time Traveler Watch Uses Famous Landmarks To Mark the Hour

Are you a global jet-setter who still hasn't quite adopted a smartphone as your primary timekeeper? Well if you still prefer a trusty watch, and have …

The Navy's Next Gen Fighter Jets Will Heal Themselves

The F-35 Lightning and F-22 Raptor fifth generation fighters are among the most technologically advanced aircraft in history but the fact that …

What Would Happen If the World Lost Oxygen for 5 Seconds?

Sure, our supervillains are more of the geopolitical type, but it's inevitable that some day a mad scientist will come along with an oxygen-stealing …

7 Incredible Uses for Nanocellulose

The world's hottest new supermaterial isn't as fancy as you might think; in fact, it's produced by feeding wood pulp to algae. The result, …

The Next Fast & Furious Film Should Totally Be Filmed With RC Cars

Say what you will about the <i>Fast & Furious</i> films, the franchise has to be doing something right to warrant sequel after sequel. But as the filmmakers …

The Stories of Poop Hidden in NASA's Apollo 10 Mission Transcripts

During NASA's Apollo 10 moon mission in 1969, not quite everything went to plan. But we're not talking Apollo 13-style disasters here—instead, we're …

Invisible Lightning Strikes Could Be Bombarding Planes With Radiation

Lightning is a terrifying yet majestic force of nature, especially when you see it from an airplane. But scientists have recently discovered that …