Vincent Polizzi

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30 Ridiculous Kitchen Gadgets You Want In Your Life (Even If You Don't NEED Them) | 22 Words

If you think you have every appliance you could ever need in your kitchen, think again. Do you have a gadget that injects bananas with chocolate? No? …

GM quietly buys failed Uber rival Sidecar

They won't say it out loud, but car makers are secretly terrified about what Uber will do to their business. That's why GM is buying up the remains of one of its rivals, Sidecar, in a deal worth somewhere close to $30 million. <i>Bloomberg</i> is reporting that the auto outfit has picked up the knowledge …

Amazon is ready to start automatically restocking your home for you

Dash Replenishment Service officially launches<p>It's been nearly 10 months since Amazon first introduced two new initiatives around effortless in-home shopping: its brand-specific Dash Buttons and the Dash Replenishment Service, a service for connected home appliances that promised to reorder the …

Amazon exec explains how Prime Air delivery drones will work

Amazon vice president Paul Misener doesn't know if the company already has a pricing scheme for its Prime Air service, but he knows everything else there is to know about the delivery drones. He talked about the project at length in an interview with <i>Yahoo Tech</i>, where he explained how it will work …

Maine Governor: Drug Dealers Often 'Impregnate a Young White Girl'

Maine’s controversial Republican governor, Paul LePage, said that out-of-state drug traffickers with names like “D-Money” often “impregnate a young white girl” while visiting the area to sell heroin.<p>“These are guys with the name D-Money, Smoothie, Shifty … these types of guys … they come from …

Minnesota man charged with planning to join Islamic State | Reuters

(Reuters) - A Minnesota man was charged on Wednesday as the tenth person in an alleged conspiracy that encouraged young Somali-American men to travel overseas to join militant group Islamic State and he planned to make the trip himself, court papers showed.<p>Since 2007, U.S. prosecutors say, dozens …

Fixed, The App That Fixes Your Parking Tickets, Gets Blocked In San Francisco, Oakland & L.A.

Fixed, a mobile app that fights parking tickets and other traffic citations on users’ behalf, has had its parking ticket operations blocked in three of its top cities, San Francisco, Oakland and L.A. after the cities increased the measures they were taking to block Fixed from accessing their …

The Game Comments On Beef With Young Thug, Addresses 50 Cent & Chris Brown (VIDEO) - Exclusive Hip Hop News, Interviews, Rumors, Rap & Music Videos

<b>(AllHipHop News)</b> The feud between The Game and Young Thug had seemed to cool down, but the issues reheated recently when the Compton native spoke …

Rap & Hip-Hop

14 Times Jay Z Got Owned By Another Rapper, Usually On His Own Song

Sorry, but the Jay Z you all worship might not be as good as you think. Or maybe it’s just that he’s easily dwarfed by the guest verses on his own …

These Are America's Coolest Ghost Towns

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United States

Stagefright 2.0: over 1bn Android smartphones vulnerable to latest bug

Holes in audio and video handling systems could allow hackers to take over your device by just visiting a website, warn security experts<p>More than 1bn Android smartphones and devices are vulnerable to a new security vulnerability dubbed Stagefright 2.0, warn security experts.<p>The follow-up to the …

Gear & Gadgets

Say cheese! Fujifilm's Instax Mini 70 will help you take on-point selfies

Instant cameras are a joy to use, but they're not too great for selfies.<p>Fujifilm's new Instax Mini 70 addresses this weakness with a dedicated selfie …

9 Psychoacoustic Sound Design Tricks To Improve Your Music

When talking about improving the perceived quality of our productions and mixes, its easy to focus mainly on the technology we use, or the layout and …

I Want the DxO One iPhone Camera Attachment to Succeed, But it Won’t

When Sony announced the QX-100, I jumped on Amazon and pre-ordered it immediately. It seemed to solve the most obvious problems I had with smartphone …

Cameras

Revisit Our Three-Part Black Metal Docuseries "One Man Metal"

Featuring interviews with Leviathan, Striborg & Xasthur.<p>Black metal fan? If so, chances are you've probably resigned to let the music speak for itself, since many of the greats either don't do many shows or don't give many interviews. If you didn't know already, we caught up with the men behind a …

2016’s Presidential Hopefuls Rebranded As Black Metal Bands

Because let’s face it: no matter which side of the ticket you’ll be punching, you think at least one of these guys is the antichrist.<p>As the primaries fast approach, presidential hopefuls are unveiling their official campaign logos, and let’s speak plainly. Whether the logo is an “H” that functions …

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

New NSA documents reveal plans to deliver malware through the Google Play store

The NSA developed a plan to deliver malware through Google and Samsung app stores, according to newly published documents obtained by Edward Snowden and published by <i>The Intercept</i>. The documents details a program called IRRITANT HORN, which delivers malware by intercepting web traffic to and from …

Surveillance

DNA Left on Pizza Crust Helps Police Identify Murder Suspect

Authorities investigating the Washington, D.C., homicide of businessman Savvas Savopoulos, his wife Amy, their 10-year-old son Philip and housekeeper …

Crime

In Waco carnage, a message to America

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even while the horrific details from the fatal gang battle in Waco, Texas, filter in, it's not too soon to ask: Is this who and what we have become as a nation? A place where a shootout between five heavily armed criminal gangs can unfold at a restaurant, in full view of law enforcement, …

The last man to shoot a US president could soon be free

He already spends 17 days a month at his mother's house, away from the hospital where he's been committed for shooting president Ronald Reagan.<p>Now, the hospital has formally petitioned for Hinckley's complete release.<p>"Every witness agrees that he's ready and every witness agrees that the risk of …

Articles about 5 larger life prefabs on Dwell.com - Dwell

When researching the benefits of building with a prefab concrete system, one of the outstanding elements that comes up...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's December/January 2016 issue.<p>Despite its compact urban setting, prefab homes are becoming increasingly favored in …

10 Iced Coffee Hacks You Shouldn't Live Without

Photo credit: Nicole Peattie<p>Iced coffee season is upon us, and with it the sign of so many good things to come: sunny days, open-toed shoes and cold brew -- lots and lots of cold brew. But just because coffee has ice in it doesn't mean it's great. It can be bitter, watery and way too expensive. …

Face Recognition Reveals Hidden Connections in 97K Pictures of Strangers

The Grocery Store Project is an unusual and ambitious effort by Danish photographer Simon Hoegsberg. After spending 159 afternoons over 20 months …

Photography

Stunning Japanese Lollipops Are Realistic Animal Sculptures You Can Lick

These realistic animal artworks by Shinri Tezuka will fool you. At first glance, they might look like they're only sculptures, but they're much more than that. His creations are edible! Tezuka practices amezaiku, which is the Japanese craft of artistic lollipop-making, dating back to the 700s. Now, …

Gentle Therapy Dog and Adorable Rescue Rat Become Unlikely Best Friends

When taxidermist Mickey Alice Kwapis saved a 4-week-old rat from becoming snake food at a reptile shop, she did not expect that this would be the beginning of an unlikely friendship. When Riff Ratt first arrived in his new home, he needed to be bottle-fed and nursed back to health. During his …

Pets

Lily is the World’s First Throw-and-Shoot Camera

Lily is a new robotic camera drone that aims to shake up not only the drone industry, but the camera industry as a whole. It’s the world’s first …

Samsung answers the Apple Watch Digital Crown with a rotating, round bezel

A new way to not touch the screen<p>Samsung is working on a round smartwatch. There haven't been many details available on the device itself beyond the fact that it'll have a round screen and run Samsung's own Tizen OS, but that latter fact means the company needs to get developers on board early to …

The Drumi Can Wash Small Loads With Just Your Foot To Power It

One of the great aggravations of apartment dwellers around the world is laundry. If you’re lucky, your building has a few machines in the basement …