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PortedAPP lets you run select OEM-specific apps on just about any Android handset

Part of the magic of Android is the level of choice we are presented with as users, not only on the hardware front but when it comes to software as well. Want stock or near-stock Android? Devices like the Nexus 5 give you that option, as do custom ROMs and a few other branded handsets. For those …

Android News

Chevy Assembly Line Workers Ride Around on Wall-E-Style Floating Chairs

Remember those floating chairs that our uber-lazy future offspring rode around on in the movie <i>Wall-E</i>? Chevrolet just installed the real-life version …

What is the Raspberry Pi?

It's the little circuit board that has captured the hearts and minds of the makers, the tinkerers, and the hackers.<p>But the Raspberry Pi is more than …

Raspberry Pi

What is this secret code hidden in so many films and TV shows?

There's a mysterious code hidden in an increasing number of films, shows, and videogames out there, from <i>The Simpsons</i> to <i>South Park</i> to <i>Toy Story.</i> The …

Chemtrail Conspiracy Theory Finally Exposed

Imagine you are the leader of a powerful country. Let's call it the Bunited Spates of Flamerica. Your people are becoming unruly and generally suspicious, and some of them are starting to unravel the complex plots your government has enacted over the years, like that time you pretended to go to the …

Mobile Gamepad turns your smartphone into a motion-based game controller for PC

Gaming on Android is quite versatile as it is, with thousands of games on Google Play, multiple gameplay options, and even add-on hardware that builds upon the gaming experience. But while the OUYA offers purely a console-game experience, and while accessories like the Samsung GamePad controller …

Gaming

Watch Flying Robots Play Music

It turns out that hobby drones are good for more than just buzzing around tech shows and generally creeping us out.<p>PCMag reviews products …

How to Survive Getting Struck by Lightning

Getting struck by lightning might seem like one of those impossible things more or less relegated to the world of idioms, but the truth of the matter …

Burj Khalifa World Record Base Jump For Fred Fugen And Vince Reffet (PICTURES)

Two daredevils have set a new world record for base-jumping, plummeting headfirst off the world’s tallest building, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa.<p>Fred Fugen …

FYI: Can Humans Hibernate?

Involuntarily? Yes. On purpose? Maybe. In February, for instance, Swedish snowmobilers found a man who had been trapped under snow in his car for two months with barely any food. After he was rescued, local doctors suggested that he had survived by adjusting his core body temperature downward to …

A weird black ring appeared in the sky in England and then disappeared

This is bizarre. A 16-year-old girl saw a giant black ring in the sky above England and captured it on video. After three minutes of floating around …

The Most Haunted Place In The World Is For Sale

Like ghosts? Then you'll love Poveglia, a small, deserted island in the Venetian lagoon that's going on the auction block next month. It's been …

10 Amazing Discoveries That Remain Unexplained By Science

Science is our route to understanding the world around us—but sometimes, even the sharpest minds need a while to explain the weirdest discoveries. …

What Happens When You Open the Door of a Plane at 30,000 Feet?

We asked an expert.<p><i>World War Z</i><p><b>What happens when you flip out</b> on a Boeing 737 and try to open the door at 30,000 feet?<p>After dousing himself in bathroom water on his Southwest flight from Chicago to Sacramento, 23-year-old Joshua Carl Lee Suggs tried to find that out. When asked to take his seat, …

The Johammer J1, Austria's wild one

The Johammer J1, which bears an undeniable resemblance to the Imperial speeder bikes in Return of the Jedi, is hardly the first battery-powered motorbike, but it is among the few capable of travelling 200km (124 miles) on a single charge. This sort of stamina – roughly equal to that of a …

Electric Vehicles

Someone Turned This Massive Earthmover Into A Transformer For Fun

The Bagger 288 is not only one of the largest earthmovers in the world, it's one of the largest land vehicles anywhere, full stop. And now someone …

Hypnotize Yourself with These Flashy Lights and Funky Beats

Groove your case of "The Mondays" away with these get-fresh jams and undulating geometric forms in "abstract composition 140101" by animator …

13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants

Ants are making their way into homes this time of year. Natural pest control methods can help you cope with and eliminate the problem.<p>Little tiny …

Cleaning

How Engineers Are Moving An Entire Town Two Miles Away

The city of Kiruna, Sweden, is sinking—the iron mines beneath it are making the ground collapse. So, over the next two decades, its 20,000 residents …

This Is What It Looks Like To Fly A Plane With Google Glass

Amidst the Google Glass backlash, two pilots at Adventia European College of Aeronautics in Spain set an aviation milestone as they wore Google Glass …

Google Glass

Real-Life Laser-Shooting Goggles Turn You Into Cyclops

Who's your favorite X-Person? If it's Cyclops, a) that's lame, but also b) you're in luck! Spice up your lonely bathroom-mirror cosplay with a pair …

Mysterious unidentified flying object photographed over Texas

Defense technology blog Ares reports on a mysterious flying object—most certainly a military classified aircraft—flying over the skies of Amarillo, …

The incredible moment in which a deaf woman hears for the first time

Joanne Milne has not heard a single word, bird chirp or music note for 39 years. Four weeks ago, she got electronic cochlear implants. This is the …

Google Turns Today's Biggest Privacy Issue Into Weird Playmobil Video

Google wants you to know exactly how it deals with U.S. government requests for user data. That's good! But the company wants to explain it to you …

You Can't Steer a Bike in Zero Gravity, Even If The Road's Magnetic

Gravity is the sworn enemy of any cyclist. Succumb to its force while you're on two wheels, and you'll end up bloody and bruised. But like any …

Porsche 918 Spyder: An Engine Cover Says So Much

Sometimes it's the little things that say so much about a supercar.<p>Consider the $845,000 Porsche 918 Spyder's engine cover, a seemingly innocuous afterthought whose backstory reveals how obsessive a car company can get about details.<p>For starters, the lid for the 918's 4.6-liter V8 needed to fit …

A one-two punch from Porsche

The GTS badge has a very special place in the hearts of Porsche purists. The moniker dates to the vaunted 904 Carrera GTS of 1963, and in the ensuing decades it has been with administered only to cars that achieve “a specific standard of performance and uniqueness.” This year, at long last, …

Even More Reasons To Be Glad Google Isn't a Real Guy

Let's face it: There's no one in the world who knows you quite as well as Google does. It's the only place we'll get truly, uncomfortably intimate, …

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Porsche reveal cause of 991 GT3 fires

18 Mar<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>The pair of engine failures that caused two brand new Porsche 991 GT3s to ignite were the result of a problem with a piston …

Engines