Jared Rosen

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Apple employees keep hurting themselves by walking into walls at its new headquarters, 911 calls reveal

Apple employees keep walking into the walls at its new office, 911 calls reveal.<p>At least three of the company's staff have collided with the glass in …

Watch five minutes of absolute, cinematic Dishonored mastery

I used to think I understood <i>Dishonored</i>, and was pretty good at it. This video removed that feeling pretty efficiently.<p>There's not much to add here; this is mastery of <i>Dishonored</i>, and it's fun as hell to watch. It's one thing to be good at a game, but it's quite another to combine complete domination …

Someone from 4Chan is building an emoji programming language

Emoji are everywhere. Now someone from 4Chan wants to turn them into a programming language. It’s not the first attempt – there’s an emoticon-based language called, well, Emoticon – and Swift supports emoji variables, but it’s still an amusing undertaking.<p>The language dubbed ? or FourMan, if, like …

Programming Languages

Why That Message Caused iPhones to Reboot

We know that there is an obscure text message that can crash an app or even reboot an iPhone. We also know that Apple knows about this and has published a workaround and has a fix pending. But we don't necessarily know why this is happening.<p>An enterprising YouTuber named Tom Scott has researched …

Wasabi: More Than Just a Hot Sushi Condiment

The Plate<p>There’s more to wasabi than meets the eye—or rather, more forcefully, the nose. It’s not only an essential in Japanese cuisine, but it may also soon help us devise more effective painkillers, and it’s the secret behind a new kind of fire alarm for the hearing impaired. And by the way, most …

Will Marijuana for Sick Kids Get Government to Rethink Weed?

The drug’s ability to reduce seizures in some children has softened opposition to research and may someday lead to changes in government policies.<p>For years, opponents of legalizing medical marijuana have built their case on the most powerful of political maxims: Think about the children. But today …

Dive Into ‘Infinity’ With Dizzying Views of A Colossal Cave

A series of 360° panoramas allows anyone with an internet connection to experience Vietnam's Son Doong cave, one of the planet's biggest.<p>Son Doong is one of the world's largest caves, with enormous chambers that can comfortably fit a 747 airplane or an entire New York City block full of 40-story …

India’s Heat Wave: How Extreme Heat Ravages the Body

Furnace-like conditions can overwhelm the body's natural cooling system, resulting in injury and death.<p>More than 1,800 people have died in one of the worst heat waves in India’s recent history. Temperatures nearing 122°F (50°C) melted roads in New Delhi and scorched crops in the fields. It proved …

Google Pulls Rug Out From Under Samsung, Embraces Expandable Memory Again

Well this is going to make Samsung look stupid…<p>Less than two months after the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, Google has pulled the rug out from under Samsung by giving expandable memory a central role in its new version of the Android operating system (so-called Android M). …

ASUS has a ridiculous tablet cover that adds 5.1 surround sound

What your tablet lacks isn't NFC or a fingerprint reader. It's a pop-up case that houses six speakers (with subwoofer), and support for 5.1 channel surround sound. Maybe? ASUS says it will output six times the volume of the base tablet, and packs enough power to annoy neighbors for up to six hours. …

ASUS

Good news everyone! We can finally add hurdling to the Scary Robot Olympics

MIT's Cheetah robot has already beaten the speed record set by Usain Bolt (the world's fastest man) and now it's coming after Aries Merritt (the world's fastest hurdler, of course). Researchers at the university's Biometrics Robotics Lab have upgraded Cheetah with new algorithms that allow it to …

YouTube montage celebrates 10 years of wasting your time

From screaming goats to Russian meteorites, YouTube has been making us unproductive since 2005. What better way to celebrate than with an artsy montage (below) featuring categories like "fails," "memes," and "animals" from YouTube's own Spotlight channel? It's set to <i>Alpha Aerobics</i> by Blackalicious, …

Google announces Android M, available later this year

New features and a whole lot of polish are coming this time around<p>Google has just made the next version of Android official. During the Google I/O 2015 keynote address, Google unveiled that Android M will succeed Android Lollipop this year. Google says that Android M, which is debuting as a …

Android News

Man gets $120 ticket for changing music with his Apple Watch while driving

A driver in Quebec, Canada claims he was fined $120 and given four points on his driving record for changing music on his Apple Watch while driving. While the driver disputes that this is not against the law (at least in Canada), many regions of the United States are not so keen on Apple Watch …

Any.do links up with Ginger Keyboard to streamline your note-taking needs

Any.do, a note-taking and list-making app for mobile devices, has partnered with Ginger Keyboard to enable users of the latter to quickly make lists using the former.<p>Announced today, the integration brings Any.do functionality directly within Ginger Keyboard’s Smart Bar, which lets you switch apps …

Unexploded WWII bomb forces mass evacuation in Germany

About 20,000 evacuated in Cologne after authorities discover a 200kg bomb near bridge on Rhine River.<p>About 20,000 residents in the western German city of Cologne have been forced to evacuate their homes after authorities discovered a 200kg bomb from World War II.<p>Schools and kindergartens remained …

Airspace

Woman accused of sorcery reportedly hacked to death in Papua New Guinea

Woman known as Mifila had been saved from ‘death row’ in a remote village in January but was allegedly ‘chopped’ to death by attackers from another village<p>A woman accused of sorcery for the second time has been hacked to death just months after she was saved from “death row” in a remote village in …

Papua New Guinea

Screentendo can turn any part of your screen into a playable Super Mario Bros. level

Nintendo’s famous characters are everywhere, from adorning the top of retro-inspired amiibo stands, to a plethora of merchandise and soon, on mobile devices. But for developer Aaron Randall, that just isn’t enough. His new work-in-progress desktop app turns just about any part of your screen into a …

Super Mario

Mutant Bacteria Will Test You For Disease And Color Your Pee Accordingly

Colorful pee is easy to see<p>From sophisticated imaging tools to cancer-sniffing dogs, researchers are constantly seeking better ways to detect disease, which could lead to earlier and more effective treatment. In recent years, genetically manipulated bacteria seemed like promising indicators, but …

Miito Deconstructs The Kettle To Save Energy

Europeans love little better than a nice cup of tea. Which means an awful lot of water is being boiled daily — only a portion of which is actually necessary, given most people aren’t fastidious enough to boil only the quantity of liquid they actually need to fill their cup or teapot.<p>Part of this …

If programming languages were weapons

<b>C</b> is an M1 Garand standard issue rifle, old but reliable.<p><b>C++</b> is a set of nunchuks, powerful and impressive when wielded but takes many years of pain …

Meet Nuimo, a Universal Remote for Your Home's Connected Devices

Gadgets<p>In the smart home of the future, you'll be able to control everything from the lights to the shower temperature with your phone — but what fun is that? Nuimo is a device that connects to your other devices, allowing you to control them with natural gestures and a smoothly spinning dial. It's …

Snapchat's CEO on the question he's asked the most: 'Why didn't you sell?'

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel came full circle on Friday when he gave the commencement speech at the University of Southern California's Marshall School …

Stanford University

Your Fingerprint Can Reveal Cocaine Use

Scientists can already tell from people’s fingerprints if they’ve touched cocaine, but a new study goes one step further, showing that fingerprints …

5 Material Design animations with CSS3 and jQuery

May 11th 2015May 19, 2015<p>There are core considerations of visual design, great UX, and functionality, but animation and the way things move is now a …

Prosthetic electrodes will return amputees' sense of touch

For all the functionality and freedom that modern prosthetics provide, they still cannot give their users a sense of what they're touching. That may soon change thanks to an innovative electrode capable of connecting a prosthetic arm's robotic sense of touch to the human nervous system that it's …

Washington University in St. Louis

All the things Wired got hilariously wrong in its legendary 1997 story on how to 'save' Apple

Founder Steve Jobs had just rejoined after being kicked out years earlier — but wasn't in a position of any real authority. Microsoft was easily dominating the PC industry, and Apple's long-term prospects were looking bleak. The article was one of the best-read stories in tech at the time and came …

Math explains why beating 'Tetris' is basically impossible

You're never going to beat <i>Tetris</i>. Sorry. You might be asking why I'm so pessimistic and even though that's perfectly natural, <i>PBS</i>' <i>Game/Show</i> will back me up here. While the seven multicolored falling bricks (officially called "tetrominoes") all fit together pretty nicely, they only occupy a space …