Your Once-A-Year Nest Thermostat Deal is Live

Nest Learning Thermostats never really go on sale, so if you think you might want one, this $50 gift card promotion is about as good a deal as you’ll ever hope to see. [Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Generation + $50 Amazon Card, $250] »4 minutes ago11/26/15 3:37am


How Banks Use Machine Learning to Know a Crook's Using Your Credit Card Details

You’re sitting at home minding your own business when you get a call from your credit card’s fraud detection unit asking if you’ve just made a purchase at a department store in your city. It wasn’t you who bought expensive electronics using your credit card – in fact, it’s been in your pocket all afternoon. So how did… »6 minutes ago11/26/15 3:35am

This Massive Anker Battery Pack Just Got Its Biggest Discount Ever

Anker’s ubiquitous Astro series of USB battery packs are some of the most popular items we’ve ever posted, but today we have the best deal we’ve seen on a high capacity model from their brand newer PowerCore line. »11 minutes ago11/26/15 3:30am

Amazon's Memory Sale Includes RAM, Flash Storage, and a Stupid-Cheap SSD

Amazon just kicked off a Thanksgiving “memory” sale, which in this case includes great deals on both Lexar flash storage for everyone, and Crucial RAM for tinkerers. The most exciting deal though is a Crucial BX100 500GB SSD for $120. As with all Gold Box deals though, these prices are only available today, or until… »25 minutes ago11/26/15 3:17am

Amazon's 4K Fire TV and Affordable Fire TV Stick Are Both On Sale For Black Friday

You need a 4K-capable streaming box to go with your new TV, and Amazon’s new Fire TV has all the horsepower you could want, plus a $25 Black Friday discount. That’s the best deal we’ve ever seen. [Amazon Fire TV, $75] »Today 12:17am11/26/15 12:17am

Amazon's Taking 30% (Up to $10) Off Any Physical Book. Yep, ANY Book.

Category-wide sales on Amazon are few and far between, and this is one of the most wide-ranging discounts they’ve ever offered: Promo code HOLIDAY30 will take 30% off any physical book they sell, up to $10. »Yesterday 11:20pm11/25/15 11:20pm

Why It's So Hard to Change American Minds About Refugees

Fleeing violence and starvation in their native country, the refugees arrived in their new home only to be ridiculed in the press, subject to overt racism, and faced with persecution in their places of worship. Sound like recent headlines? This was the reality for the first Irish refugees to come to the US. It hasn’t… »Yesterday 8:35pm11/25/15 8:35pm

Here is how dinner changed over the last 100 years

It’s not the most comprehensive look at the history of food but Mode’s video showcasing 100 years of dinner is really enjoyable to watch because it’s just pure fun to find out all the stuff, both delicious and horrific, that we used to put in our bodies. The video captures food trends pretty well—TV dinners, SPAM,… »Yesterday 8:15pm11/25/15 8:15pm

Sure, Revenge Of The Sith Is The Best Star Wars Prequel, But Is It Actually Any Good?

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is the quintessential Star Wars prequel. Finally, after stalling for two movies, George Lucas delivers on all his promises. However, in true prequel fashion, he does it in a wildly uneven way. Welcome to our Star Wars movie rewatch! »Yesterday 6:15pm11/25/15 6:15pm

How the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft will bring us back to space

SpaceX just got its first crewed spaceship contract from NASA for the Crew Dragon spacecraft and it’s set to bring us back to space on American spaceships after so many years without. Along with the Boeing Starliner, the Crew Dragon will start making crewed space flights in 2017. For reference, the last flight of the… »Yesterday 6:00pm11/25/15 6:00pm