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Real life hoverboard introduced via Kickstarter campaign

Greg Henderson knows a thing or two about skepticism. The co-founder and CEO of the Silicon Valley think tank Arx Pax approached six different patent …

This Robotic Camera Will Make You Feel Like Part of a Ballet Performance

Watching ballet on TV doesn't provide nearly as satisfying an experience as seeing it performed in person—at least using traditional filming …

If you read Boing Boing, the NSA considers you a target for deep surveillance

According to the story, the NSA targets anyone who searches for online articles about Tails -- like this one that we published in April, or this …

The secret to the best grilled chicken is...a brick? Here's how you do it

Want a foolproof grilling recipe that will blow your friends away this Fourth of July, even if you’re a novice at the grill? All you need are a few bricks (yes, bricks!) and some basic ingredients to make the juiciest, most crisp-skinned grilled chicken you've ever tasted.<p>“I love grilling chicken …

Woman Freaks Out Playing Virtual Reality Zombie Game

The Oculus Rift by lonesome is never enough for some people. Above is a video of a woman trying out a crazy virtual reality installation that …

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4 Easy Hacks To Upgrade Trader Joe's Frozen Mac N' Cheese Into Culinary Wizardry

Haters gonna hate, but Trader Joe's frozen mac n' cheese is <i>pretty</i> great.<p>It's been the official frozen mac n' cheese of HuffPost Taste ever since it cleaned up at a Taste Test back in March of 2013. It's simply the closest you can get to restaurant-quality mac n' cheese from a freezer. If you want …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Here's NASA's New Design for a Warp Drive Ship

In 2012, NASA physicist Harold White revealed that he and a team were working on a design for a faster-than-light ship. Now he's collaborated with an …

The Only Mac & Cheese Recipe You'll Be Eating This Summer, Because... Lobster

If there's one pitfall of summer it's the absence of our favorite comfort foods. Butter gives way to salad dressings and potatoes get replaced with tomatoes. We're grateful for the abundance of fresh produce, really we are, but sometimes we want our meals to feel like a hug from the inside out -- …

10 of the Maddest Scientists Who Ever Lived

From guzzling bacteria to dueling for mathematics, these scientists pulled some of the craziest stunts in the history of the profession.<p>What would you do for science? These scientists gave everything you had to achieve some of the most important advances we know today. From guzzling bacteria to …

The World Cup of Sausage: A Guide to Cased Meats by Country

In anticipation of this year's World Cup, we're celebrating our favorite sausages from the competing countries<p>Just because we spent the soccer games of our youth making daisy chains at the outermost corner of the field and periodically getting lobbed in the head with a ball*, doesn't mean we're not …

The classic iPhone ringtone gets a sweet remix

There have been a lot of remixes of the iconic iPhone ringtone over the years, and this one may be the best. The guitar solo at the end is an unexpected twist.<p>The remixer goes by the name MetroGnome, and his YouTube account features countless remixes of popular songs. He’s got some original stuff …

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Star Citizen's dogfighting module Arena Commander now available (update)

The first public release of <i>Star Citizen's</i> dogfighting module, <i>Arena Commander</i>, launched today as version 0.8, creator Chris Roberts announced on the space sim's official website.<p><i>Arena Commander's</i> expected launch last week was delayed due to unresolved bugs and "too many blocking and critical issues …

Simon And Garfunkel’s 1964 Song ‘The Sound of Silence’ Played on Floppy and Hard Disk Drives

YouTube user Arganalth has created a new video that features numerous floppy and hard disk drives playing the 1964 song “The Sound of Silence” by …

Classcraft makes the classroom a giant role-playing game — with freemium pricing

Shawn Young has a class full of warriors, mages, and healers. Warriors get to eat in class, mages can teleport out of a lecture, and healers can ask if an exam answer is correct.<p>But this isn’t some <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i>-style fantasy. This is education as it’s happening for over 7,000 kids in more than …

Test-Tube Meat: Have Your Pig and Eat It Too

Don't kill the pig, say Dutch researchers—just grow its cells in the village meat factory.<p>Here's one vision of the future of meat: We manufacture it from stem cells in giant "bioreactors" of the sort you might find in a modern pharmaceutical factory. The cells come from a contented pig that lives …

The Science Behind 'Game Of Thrones' Will Make Your Head Spin

The world of "Game of Thrones" is as complex as it is creative.<p>So complex, in fact, that the "science" behind this fantasy is difficult to comprehend. But fear not, the YouTube channel It's Okay To Be Smart has tackled some of the biggest "GoT" mysteries in one video.<p>Curious as to how the seasons …

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Our biggest, baddest, and best steak recipes—all in one place.<p><b>There are some days when you just really need a big steak.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a seared rib eye or a skewer wrapped in pita, we're here for you.

7 of the Best Grilled Side Dishes Ever

Here are seven easy, crowd-pleasing sides to make on the grill this weekend.<p>Here are seven easy, crowd-pleasing sides to make on the grill this …

How Daniel Boulud Makes a Midnight Snack

Daniel Boulud's midnight snack is something we'd happily eat any hour of the day.<p><b>What does one of the world's greatest French chefs</b> eat when he gets home from a long night of work? When recently asked that very question while in Las Vegas, <b>Daniel Boulud</b> pulled out his phone, brandishing a recent …

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The FCC Thinks We're All Idiots

Just a few days ago, the FCC voted in favor of a pretty uniformly terrible proposal to allow internet fast lanes. And throughout the 99-page …

Man makes home-made X-Men Wolverine claws in garage

Plumber and garage inventor Colin Furze shows off his latest, terrifying, invention - home-made Wolverine claws<p>Colin Furze is a plumber by day and garage inventor by night.<p>And with his latest invention, you certainly wouldn't want to cross him in a dark alleyway.<p>Furze, 32, has come up with …

What Separate, Chop, Toss, Drizzle, Crumble, and Shave Means

Here's what we mean when we say "separate, "chop," "toss," "drizzle," "crumble," and "shave," as demonstrated with this simple (but delicious!) salad<p>Salads don't have to have a recipe. All you need is a little lettuce, some simple mix-ins, olive oil, and acid. In fact, we can tell you how to make …

When you die in VR, you could get sick in real life: The challenges of Eve: Valkyrie

People react like kittens being carried by their mothers when you place a virtual reality headset over their eyes. Their muscles tend to stiffen, and they stare straight ahead, frozen in place. It takes time and encouragement to get them to loosen up and look around.<p>"People have been taught for …

Awesome Pepsi Commercial Is Samurai Meets Shadow of the Colossus...

Meets Pepsi! Don't forget that that. Oh, and set in some desert wasteland. The soda's latest string of commercials star actor Shun Oguri and remind …