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iFixit’s teardown of a Nintendo Switch

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Nintendo Switch

Half-Life 2 On Super-Low Settings Looks Like Minecraft

LowSpecGamer, who we’ve previously seen destroying games like The <i>Witcher 3</i>, has done something very special to <i>Half-Life 2</i>, taking what it still a …

Half-Life (Video Game)

Skinners

Skinners are a new type of minimal footwear designed for all your adventures, travels and sports. The ultra portable footwear crosses shoes and …

Project Jacket Waxed Canvas

Taylor Stitch have created a waxed canvas version of their stylish Project Jacket. The timeless piece was inspired by vintage workwear and old field …

Clear Ice Mold

The Clear Ice Mold by W&P Design aims to produce an ice cube close to perfection, for those who wish to cool down their drink in style and slowly …

Kitchens

Blizzard Retires Classic Cards In Anticipation Of New Hearthstone Season

Blizzard announced changes today to the <i>Hearthstone</i> standard and wild sets in anticipation of 2017, which it dubs the “Year of the Mammoth.” Several …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Heavy Metal Chess

Chess is a slow game of careful decision-making, looking several moves ahead of the current state of the board. So is machining, and combining the …

Scientists pinpoint the exact age of the Moon — and it’s older than we thought

All thanks to some precious Apollo 14 samples<p>Scientists say they have figured out the most precise age for the Moon than ever before, thanks to samples of lunar rocks gathered during NASA’s Apollo 14 mission. Analysis of the rocks pinpoint the Moon’s creation to 4.51 billion years ago, just 60 …

You’ll be able to preorder a Nintendo Switch on Friday (in NYC, at least)

Supplies will be limited, obviously<p>Nintendo is releasing more details on the upcoming Nintendo Switch later this week, but the first piece of official news has already dropped. The New York-based Nintendo store Twitter account announced that a “limited quantity” of preorders for the new console …

Scientists create first 2-D electride

(Phys.org)—Researchers have brought electrides into the nanoregime by synthesizing the first 2D electride material. Electrides are ionic compounds, …

Watch Doom brought to its knees in this speedrun

AGDQ charity speedrun festival shows you how it’s done<p>Charity speedrunning festival Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) has already broken through the $500,000 mark as of this afternoon. Yesterday one speedrunner cut a bloody swath through <i>Doom</i>, the franchise reboot from id Software and Bethesda …

The Patterns That Come Out When Bubbles Freeze Are So Cool

My advice in surviving winter? Move somewhere warm. Can’t do that? Then just stay inside for three months. Can’t do that? Then... wait, why can’t you …

Zera Food Recycler

The Zera Food Recycler is a new revolutionary device that turns food scraps into fertilizer. Designed to fit seamlessly into your kitchen, the …

Composting

Mahabis Luxe Slippers

Mahabis have reinvented the slippers for everyday adventures. Inspired by Scandinavian minimalism, the Mahabis Slippers are lightweight and provide …

This Hack Might Unlock Your NES Classic or Brick It

If you really wanted to go out of your way, it’s definitely possible to make your own Raspberry Pi-powered NES Classic. But for most, that cute and …

Retrogaming

Sennheiser’s new earbuds record 3D audio using just an iPhone

Binaural on the go<p>You <i>could</i> use Sennheiser’s newest pair of earbuds to listening to music. But what the wired Ambeo Smart Surround earbuds are really about is recording binaural, or three-dimensional, audio — the kind of thing that typically required big, weird, ear-shaped rigs. Sennheiser hasn’t …

Dell's Canvas is like a Surface Studio without the PC

The most exciting part of Microsoft's Surface Studio — an all-in-one PC announced back in October — was its ability to fold down from a traditional, upright monitor position into a sloped surface much like a drafting table, allowing artists and designers to use it like a giant drawing surface.<p>Now …

Boil these earbuds at home to custom fit them to your ears

DIY buds<p>Fit and seal are crucial to getting the best sound out of your earbuds. But getting a perfect seal typically requires a time-consuming (and expensive) process of making a custom molding of your ear. A few startups have tried to make this process easier in the last few years, but …

Consumer Tech

States win the right to limit municipal broadband, beating FCC in court

Major loss for Tom Wheeler in attempt to boost broadband competition.<p>The Federal Communications Commission has lost in an attempt to preempt state …

I'm Totally Getting Hypnotized By This Turning Machine

Instead of watching the ball drop this New Year’s Eve, might I suggest an alternative plan that’ll probably be much more fun (if you’re in the right …

First trailer for Alien: Covenant has arrived and it’s very creepy

There will be blood<p>The first trailer for Ridley Scott’s <i>Alien: Covenant</i>, the follow-up to the director’s 2012 film <i>Prometheus,</i> has arrived.<p>The film focuses on the crew of the Covenant, a colony ship whose members believe they have stumbled upon a new paradise. It’s through their exploration, however, …

Michael Fassbender

There Are 46 Motors Powering 567 Parts in This Amazing Life-size Iron Man Armor

Companies like Hot Toys are known for their incredibly realistic action figures, but you can only pack so much detail into a toy that’s 12-inches …

Rumpl Puffe Heated Blanket

Rumpl Puffe is a special blanket and it´s special because it’s power supply can heat it in just a few seconds boosting up the temperature to your …

Waterproofing

And Here's Wolfenstein 3D On A Game Boy

When you think about it, it’s amazing this didn’t pop up earlier.<p>Swedish programmer and enthusiast Anders Granlund has been working on a little pet …

Retrogaming

Woody Harrelson will shoot his next movie while streaming it live into movie theaters

Woody Harrelson is making a movie inspired by one night he ended up in a London jail. On its face, that’s not a very interesting premise, but lucky for anyone who roots for Woody Harrelson, that’s not all: the film, <i>Lost in London</i>, will be live-streamed in theaters at the same time it’s being …

Woody Harrelson

Torch Coat Heater

Torch is a new heating system that turns any coat you wear into a small heat unit, no more need fora extra layers of clothes to stay warm. It´s …

Researchers Are Preparing for Trump to Delete Government Science From the Web

Scientists expect Donald Trump's administration to whitewash climate change research and information from the NASA, NOAA, and EPA websites.<p>When Donald Trump takes over the federal government on January 21, his administration will also gain complete control over much of the .gov suite of websites, …

Sea Level

Spinn Coffee Maker

Spinn is a special kind of coffee maker, in fact it can make your brew in totally different styles depending on what you need or feel like drinking. …

Google is replacing Flash in Chrome once and for all

Google told us in May that it would eventually block Adobe Flash Player content on Chrome. And today, the company is making good on its promise. Google is making HTML5 the preferred and default way to display website content in a change that’ll take place over the next couple of months. This means …