Chad Whaley

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This Guy Is Pooping in the Nicest Toilets in London Before His Butt Is Sewn Shut

A surprisingly uplifting chat with the man who, in 13 days, will never shit again.<p>You take shitting out your ass for granted, is the thing. A normally functioning healthy bowel should take no more than a few minutes to flump something out, and then you can get on with your day. Unless you have …

How Digital Storage Is Changing the Way We Preserve History

Ancient hieroglyphics and scrolls have survived centuries, but digital storage is fragile.<p>A few years ago, I started using a digital diary platform called Oh Life. I'd relied on a notebook to jot down daily reflections for years, but this was infinitely more elegant. It was more private than a …

Here’s What Happens To Your Body If You Eat 10 McRib Sandwiches

This is one viral video you may not want to imitate<p>Just like Christmastime, McRib season happens only once per year. That ephemerality (plus the promise of deliciousness) was enough motivation for YouTube star Michael Jones to do something that fast-food teetotalers might call extreme—he made what …

Ditch your DSLR for a new Samsung camera tomorrow at this event

There was a time when having a DSLR camera meant you were kind of a badass.<p>Sure, the cameras still serve a purpose especially if you are a …

Silva's attorney: Tainted sexual performance drug led to positive test

On Thursday, Anderson Silva will have his day in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission for a disciplinary hearing stemming from two different drug tests showing performance enhancing drugs in his system, but the former middleweight champion claims that a tainted product he took for sexual …

Artist Insulted By Donald Trump Turns Him Into a Butt Plug

We probed Fernando Sosa about the creation of a sex toy political statement.<p>In reaction to Donald Trump's caustic speech attacking Mexican immigrants, one Mexican-American immigrant artist has turned the presidential candidate into a 3D-printed butt plug.<p>While the current Republican forerunner has …

A project to build a $200 DIY Wi-Fi router to help whistleblowers hide online just disappeared under bizarre circumstances

ProxyHam (as the device was called) was essentially a router broadcasting on a 900MHz connection, letting the owner — with the right antenna — connect from up to several miles away. It could be stashed in any public place with an internet connection (think library/coffee shop/co-working space) and …

Wall Street analysts say virtual reality can't go mainstream until these issues are fixed

On Thursday, analysts at Oppenheimer published a report on the state of virtual reality, in which they outlined the most significant obstacles companies will face in the next couple of years.<p>The analysts said that although the VR experience has improved over the decades, it's not where most people …

BBQ taste test: should you throw your steak straight onto coals?

US chefs throw their sirloins straight onto the coals or logs, claming it adds a deliciously smoky, charred flavour to the meat. Andy Hamilton tried it out - but would he just get a mouthful of ash?<p>There is something about the smell of cooking meat mixed with smoke that is such a delight; perhaps …

35 explanations of Silicon Valley lingo that the rest of the world doesn't understand

But that could create a big gap in the language they use from the rest of the world.<p>In order to bridge the gap, entrepreneur and engineer Kilim Choi, Mathew Hui, and Zeeshan Javed created a site called Silicon Valley Dictionary, an Urban Dictionary for Silicon Valley jargon.<p>"The other day while …

Chinese hackers stole the personal information of about 7% of America from the US government

The New York Times and the government are reporting 21.5 million, and CNN is reporting 22.1 million. ABC and Reuters have reported 25 million.<p>In a statement, OPM said hackers stole the Social Security numbers of 21.5 million people, including 19.7 million individuals who applied for a background …

Here's a $50,000 typeface designed specifically for Kanye West

#madrichalert<p>The music and typeface industries have a lot in common. Both deal with rampant piracy. Both see artists having to sell their creations as retail work. Both make Kanye West emotional. I'm assuming Kanye gets emotional about music, at least — he's only explicitly said that about …

Self-driving taxis may be the key to cutting greenhouse gases

You may think that self-driving cars are mostly useful for reducing accident rates and freeing your time, but they might just help save the environment, too. Berkeley Lab researchers have published a study which suggests that switching the transportation grid from conventional vehicles to …

Bill Cosby bust removed from Disney theme park

<b>A statue of Bill Cosby has been removed from a Disney theme park in the wake of revelations the comedian admitted in court he gave a woman drugs before sex.</b><p>The bust had been part of a Hall of Fame exhibit at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park in Florida.<p>Documents unsealed this week revealed …

Articles about five-best-audio-products-market-today on Dwell.com - Dwell

A creative imagination is a key ingredient in timeless, luxury designs.<p>Here at Dwell, we love music.<p>With its community market initiative, PPS reinvents the public square on the international scale.<p>Although we shouldn’t admit it, the Dwell reception area doesn’t always resemble the best of modern …

This robotic bricklayer can build a house in two days

For all the modern tools and heavy machinery found on construction sites these days, one aspect has remained a decidedly manual labor: bricklaying. Just as they did 6000 years ago when masonry was first developed, today's bricklayers still perform their backbreaking work almost exclusively by hand. …

You Can Still Get Your Oculus VR Porn, Just Not From Facebook

Oculus may have an official app hub for the Rift, but that won't be users' only option.<p>At a VR conference in May, Oculus made headlines by begrudgingly confirming that yes, there will probably be porn on the Oculus Rift.<p>“The Rift is an open platform,” Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey said of the …

The Venus Laowa 15mm f/4 is the World’s Widest 1:1 Macro Lens

The Chinese lens manufacturer Venus Optics made quite a splash back in January by announcing the new Venus 60mm f/2.8, the world’s first 2:1 macro …

Cook the Ultimate Burger

The essential grilling staple every man must master<p>Welcome to <i>Men’s Health</i> BBQ Master Class, men. Chances are, you think you’ve already made your chops (and your tenderloins, and your ribs…) tending grill. You’ve put in plenty of hours oven the open flame. Hell, you probably think you should be …

Police face-scanned 90,000 people at Download music festival

Unbeknownst to Download attendees, Leicestershire Police were using facial recognition software last weekend to identify known crooks. Roughly 90,000 people descended on the music festival, and strategically placed cameras were used to scan their faces and cross-reference them with a European …

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Sony Just Turned Its Playstation Vue Streaming Service Into A Viable Cable Killer

Virtual reality and augmented reality aren't the only big announcements from E3<p>Not all of the big announcements coming out of the annual E3 video game conference in Los Angeles this week deal with flashy new virtual reality or augmented reality. In fact, one of Sony's bigger reveals centered around …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

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Elon Musk's SpaceX Plans To Launch 4,000 Satellites, Broadcasting Internet To Entire World

Elon Musk's SpaceX has officially asked for permission to build a constellation of 4,000 satellites capable of beaming the Internet to the most …

Silicon Valley just sent Obama a strongly worded warning

In a strongly worded letter to President Barack Obama on Monday, two industry associations representing major software and hardware companies said, "We are opposed to any policy actions or measures that would undermine encryption as an available and effective tool."<p>The Information Technology …

Here are the Minimum Specs Oculus Rift Requires -- Report

<b>Update:</b> Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey has commented on the Reddit thread, stating that the images are just placeholders and do not indicate the final model. He did not comment on the validity of the guide, however, so it's unclear what is finalized. We will continue to cover Oculus news as …

Ken Griffey Jr. and Randy Johnson: Two Baseball Stars Turned Pro Photographers

Famous professional athletes have all kinds of post-playing careers. Some stay involved as coaches, others become TV analysts for the sports they …

Lizard Squad's takedown-for-hire service quickly disappears

One of the oldest sales tactics in the book is using a freebie to get you hooked before slapping you with the bill for the second. That's why the audacious holiday season takedowns of both the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live were, apparently, a marketing stunt. Lizard Squad, the group that …

National Geographic's Favorite Bird Pictures

In honor of the 115th anniversary of the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, National Geographic editors searched the archives for our most compelling bird pictures.

15 Ultimate Cocktails for New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve is the best night of the year to create your own custom cocktail for a celebration. There are so many festive choices, and you can …