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Yes, really: '1984' is now sold out on Amazon

Americans really want to read <i>1984</i> during Donald Trump's presidency.<p>Just days after rising to the best-selling books list on Amazon, the George Orwell …

On this Friday the 13th, Flight 666 made a safe landing in HEL

Quick poll: would you get on a plane to HEL?<p>Well, on Jan. 13 (Friday the 13th), a bunch of people did just that, hopping aboard a 1.5-hour long …

Audi is teaming up with Nvidia to build a self-driving car by 2020

Move over, Google, Tesla, BMW et al: Nvidia is gearing up to build a self-driving car with Audi, and promises to have an autonomous vehicle on the road by 2020.<p>To that end, the company showed off an Audi Q7 at this year’s CES that’s capable of driving itself with just four days of training, thanks …

Autonomous Cars

Preventative Home Maintenance Tasks You Shouldn't Ignore

Not unlike bringing your car into the shop for a tune-up, scheduled home maintenance can curtail an onslaught of costly issues down the line and help …

Adobe's upcoming audio tool lets you synthesize speech in anyone's voice

Get ready for a whole new universe of scams and conspiracy theories. At its annual MAX event, Adobe showed off a tool it’s working on that’s basically Photoshop for audio, in that it can generate authentic-sounding speech in anyone’s voice based on a small sample.<p>You read that right: Feed Project …

Jordan Peele

This Map Shows What the World Actually Looks Like

The version you're used to seeing completely warps the continents' sizes<p>The Japan Institute for Design Promotion has awarded its prestigious Good Design Award to a map that completely changes our perception of the world. Given that the planet is a sphere, representing it in a two-dimensional …

A smoking Samsung Galaxy Note7 is this Halloween's most clever costume

Attention Halloween lovers: the smokin' hot Halloween costume of 2016 has arrived.<p>Instead of dressing as a classic superhero or predictable political …

Karma Go Hotspot & 50 GB of Data | DT Shop

Details & Requirements<p>4G LTE with fallback to CDMA (3G) on Sprint<br>• Download speed: 6-8 Mbps with peaks up to 25 Mbps<br>• Upload speed: 2-3 Mbps<br>• 802.11 b/g/n …

22 clothing items every man should own before he turns 30

We've rounded up 22 of the most important essentials that every guy should have by the time he turns the big three-oh.<p>If you're approaching or over 30, it might be time to go shopping.

Clothing

Elon Musk: Solar Panels Will Be Your New Roof

Elon Musk has confirmed the next step in the evolution of sustainable energy: Rather than adding solar panels to an existing roof, the panels will BE …

Dirty Stone Age tools show what was on the menu 250,000 years ago

About 250,000 years ago, Stone Age human relatives butchered a bunch of animals with stone tools and didn't wash up afterwards. Now scientists have …

Music Industry’s New Revenue Stream: Videogame-App Makers

Record labels and publishers strike deals with SongLily, a licensing platform<p>The music industry has identified a rare constituency willing to pay handsomely for music in the digital age: videogame-app makers.<p>In recent months, major record companies and publishers have struck agreements with a …

Game Development

Skybell Wi-Fi Doorbell | DT Shop

Details & Requirements<p>Version: 2.0<br>• Weight: 9.3 oz<br>• Product dimensions: 0.8”W x 2.8”H x 2.8”L<br>• Works in -40˚F to 150˚F temperatures<p><b>Includes:</b><p>SkyBell WiFi …

Delphi will test its self-driving taxi service in Singapore

Uber may be talking about it, but automotive technology parts supplier Delphi is doing it. Today the company announced a partnership with Singapore to start a pilot program for an on-demand autonomous taxi service.<p>Before you think you can just jump in an autonomous car next time you're in …

8 Grilled Chicken Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

Say goodbye to boring grilled chicken breasts this summer. From Honey-Sriracha Chicken Skewers to Grilled Chicken Fajitas, these dishes are all alive with flavor.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

Cooking

The 22 best places in the world for a beach holiday, according to travellers

The travel booking site's annual Flip Flop Report, which was published on June 21, based its findings on responses from UK residents who took part in a global study conducted among 11,115 adults across 24 countries.<p>Locations that made the cut include tropical islands sprinkled with palm trees in …

Travelers

42% of Canadian jobs at high risk of being affected by automation, new study suggests

More than 40 per cent of the Canadian workforce is at high risk of being replacedby technology and computers in the next two decades, according to a …

28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

Hiking

Top 6 Lock Screen Apps & Lock screen Replacement for Android

From the pin code to drawing patterns to knock patterns there have been a lot of improvement and variations in the Android lock screen procedures. …

More "Uncomfortable" Product Designs

Architect Katerina Kamprani takes the p*ss out of industrial designers<p>It's been a few years since architect Katerina Kamprani debuted her …

45 Startup Website Templates, Designs and Tools

It seems like we see more and more startups launched each day. Young adults prefer to emerge in the world of entrepreneurship, rather than choosing …

Here's Why the Japanese Diet Is Keeping People Alive So Long

Japanese people are some of the healthiest on the planet. They have the highest life expectancy for men (76) and women (86), and, at 3 percent, the …

The logos of these 19 huge companies have changed beyond recognition since they launched

By comparing the original logo to its most recent version, we can learn important lessons about a brand's roots and its arc of progression.<p>We compiled a list comparing the first logos of 19 of the biggest brands in the world with their most recent logos with help from StockLogos.com, an …

General Electric

Google Just Fixed One Of The Biggest Pain Points In Mobile UX

The new Gboard keyboard aims to solve iOS’s multitasking problem by putting Google front and center on every screen in iOS.<p>Multitasking is a huge headache in mobile. Something as simple as texting the address of a bar to someone you’re meeting can require traversing three different screens and half …

Inspiring BEFORE and AFTER photos of a New York loft apartment redesign

Scott Specht and Louise Harpman designed the renovation of this 425 square foot loft apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.<p>Before we show you the …

Instagram, Like Facebook and Twitter, to Focus on Relevance of Content Over Chronology

Instagram is moving away from showing the most recent posts first to content based on showing algorithmically determined relevance.Facebook, which …

Social Media

The Best Desktop Speakers for Your Home or Office

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated with new selections for 2017.<p>The majority of us have become extremely comfortable with the mediocre phonics …

Damn Bro, You Lift?: Korean Buff Jesus Crucifix

This is a Korean crucifix featuring a very muscular Jesus. I'm not entirely sure where it's located, but presumably outside the Church of Gains. …

Noise reduction has become a "major preoccupation" in Scandinavian interiors

<b>Stockholm 2016:</b> acoustics are the hot topic at this week's Stockholm Furniture Fair, with designers and brands launching products aimed at making …