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This drone-filmed video of Chernobyl is the most haunting thing you’ll see all week

Thankfully, the closest most of us have come to living in a post-apocalyptic nuclear wasteland has been playing the <i>Fallout</i> series. However, such …

Three Grandmas Smoke Pot For The First Time, And It Is The Best Thing Ever

Three grandmas recently smoked marijuana for the first time and got high. It is the best thing ever. And don't worry, they didn't break the law -- Cut filmed the trio in their home state of Washington, where recreational use is legal.<p>Watch the magic above.<p>H/T BoingBoing

Why T-Mobile subscribers in 21 cities are seeing faster speeds

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>T-Mobile is starting to clock some impressive download speeds on its newly upgraded LTE networks in different parts of the …

Tuesday Deals – 11/18: BLU Studio Unlocked GSM Android Smartphone just $109.99 with Free Shipping

We’ve got some more great deals for you today, handpicked from the awesome team at Faveable. You’ve got to check them out!<p>Our Faveable deal of the …

The best iPhone apps for learning Math

If you or one of your children is having a hard time with Math, then you need to check out our list of the best iPhone apps for learning Math.<p>This …

How to Change Your Mind to Change Your Life: Why You Need a New Personality to Make a New Personal Reality

I'm admittedly a personal growth junkie. I've read all the books, and I regularly listen to teleseminars and webinars that teach me how to live meaningfully and mindfully, how to truly tap into the power of my authentic being, how to meditate, how to actualize my potential...you get the idea.<p>It's a …

NYC unveils its pay phone Wi-Fi plan, promising 10,000 hotspots

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: LinkNYC<p>After two years of trials and planning, New York City is finally ready to move forward on its plan to turn old …

U.S. government accused of spying on citizens with fake towers to collect phone data

A new report suggests that a U.S. Marshals Service spy program operating under the Justice Department is collecting thousands of cellphone …

Surveillance

It's Time to Kill the Phone Call

The phone call isn't dead. Despite what many a journalist/blogger/paranoid internet commenter might have you believe, smartphones can indeed still …

Text Messaging

'Evil Dead' continues as new Starz series in 2015

Hail to the king, baby.<p>The brain trust behind the cult horror franchise <i>The Evil Dead</i> — director Sam Raimi, producer Rob Tapert and star Bruce Campbell — are continuing their story with the new Starz original series <i>Ash Vs. Evil Dead</i>, premiering next year. Raimi will direct the first episode.<p>Campbell …

New Moto X (2014) on Verizon $49.99 this weekend only

The Verizon variant of Motorola's latest flagship smartphone, the new Moto X (2014), is now 50 percent off at just $49.99.<p>As part of a new …

Mobile Technology

PF Flyers Hi Pres Boots

Bad weather is just around the corner for many of us, so prepare your feet with a pair of PF Flyers Hi Pres Boots. These reimagined duck boots …

How a Simple Lick of Paint Can Transform Our Urban Environment

When artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn visited the favelas of Rio De Janeiro, they wondered how they could help the wider community. Turns out, …

Rio De Janeiro

How to deregister your phone number from iMessage and get your texts back

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>There’s finally a way out of the iMessage abyss. If you’ve ever switched from an iPhone to another type of smartphone, there’s …

Apple just made it easier to ditch your iPhone: You can now 'deregister' iMessage online

Today Apple quietly released a new tool which makes it easier for iPhone owners to deregister and turn off iMessage — something you might want to do if you ever switch to Android and still want to receive text messages.<p>Over the past year, Apple has found itself in hot water for a bug which prevents …

Ghosts in the room? It's just your frazzled brain

You know that "chill" in the air that makes you feel as if someone -- or some<i>thing</i> -- is watching you, lurking behind your back? It's referred to as a "feeling of presence" (FoP for short), and surprise: It has nothing to do with paranormal encounters and everything to do with your brain. In fact, …

The top 15 smartphones you can buy right now

It's possible you already purchased one of the smartphones we listed in our buyer's guide last July, but things tend to move quickly, and with fresh handsets from names like Apple, Samsung and Motorola, some of you may already be itching for an upgrade. To that end, we've made some fresh additions …

The new Office for iPhone is everything it should have been on day one

I remember when Microsoft first came out with Office for iPhone. It was actually kind of exciting. Here was this thing that for years had only existed in the form of rumors and leaked documents. And there it was, at last: the killer iPhone app, ready to download. Or so I thought. Maybe I was …

How to watch the 2017 NBA finals online

<i>Update: Revised for the 2017 NBA Finals.</i><p>With three rounds of the NBA Playoffs in the books, a mere four victories separate the final two teams — the …

Basketball

Softphone provider TextPlus becomes NextPlus, expands into the UK

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Kateryna Yakovlieva/Shutterstock<p>Like many over-the-top communications apps, TextPlus has long been a supplemental …

Boost Mobile Ups Data, Lowers Price With New Data Boost Plans

If pre-paid mobile service is your thing, Boost Mobile’s got a new plan for you. The new Data Boost plans give customers double the data of previous …

Sprint rolls out a special plan for the iPhone 6: $50 a month for unlimited use

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Tom Krazit/Gigaom<p>Sprint thinks the new iPhone 6 is a special device, so it’s offering a $50 unlimited plan not …

Samsung's all-metal Galaxy A5 and A3 are its slimmest smartphones ever

A unibody metal body, 5-inch AMOLED display, 13-megapixel camera, a claim as Samsung's "thinnest smartphone to date" and yet, this isn't a flagship smartphone. Especially for Halloween - or not related at all - the Galaxy A5 and A3 yet more smartphones from Samsung, measuring at 6.7mm and 6.9mm …

If Sgt. Pepper wasn’t weird enough, count on The Flaming Lips to turn up the dial

“I’m sitting in my manager’s air-conditioned office in downtown Oklahoma City, looking at a picture of Pink Floyd on one side, with David Bowie right …

Guitar

This app allows you to take a photo to solve math equations

A company called MicroBlink released a neat mobile app that makes solving math equations as easy as taking a photo.<p>Available for iOS and Windows …

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review

I would very much like a flexible smartphone that I could scrunch up like paper and stuff into a pocket. I don’t quite know why I would like that, but it feels like something that the future should create.<p>Samsung’s wild Galaxy Note Edge is a tiny step toward that eventuality. The screen’s glass …

The best Bluetooth speakers for any occasion

There are currently approximately 100 billion Bluetooth speakers on the market (OK, that’s a rough estimate), and while all that competition has …

Audiophile

All 'Simpsons' episodes are now available for streaming

The wait is over, people of the interwebs. Right on cue, Fox has launched Simpsons World, the online hub where it will be streaming every <i>Simpsons</i> episode ever broadcasted. Even though the content is free to browse, you do need a cable login to start watching -- it's simple, if you're subscribed to …

Win FREE Mobile Wi-Fi for Life from Karma!

Karma Go is an all-new LTE hotspot that gives you Wi-Fi everywhere, on any device, with no contract and no monthly fees. You simply buy the data you …

Wi-Fi