Best Stories of Today, March 15, 2011

Japan Nuclear Situation "Out of Control" (Updated)

The European Union's energy commissioner Guenther Oettinger said today that the Japanese nuclear disaster is a lot worse than what Japan is declaring. In fact, he believes it could be an apocalypse More »

Best Stories of Today, March 15, 2011This Breathtaking Saturn Video Is Exactly What Everyone's Soul Needs Right Now

After all the horror we are seeing these days, after the continuous bad news, I think it's time for some mind- and spirit-cleansing beauty. Something to remind us that humans and nature can sometimes produce awe-inspiring things. Like this video. More »

Best Stories of Today, March 15, 2011Everything You Need to Know About Nuclear Power and the Fukushima Plant

Since the Japan earthquake hit, it seems like the story surrounding the Fukushima Nuclear Power plant has changed every 10 minutes, making it tough to keep up on the latest developments. Luckily there's no shortage of informed individuals and organizations keeping track of what's going on. More »

Best Stories of Today, March 15, 2011A Bottle Opener That Geniusly Stores Bottle Caps Too

This happens to you guys too, right? When I snag a brewski out the fridge and pop open the cap with a bottle opener, that wily sucker rolls around all over the table and just as I go to grab it, it falls to the floor. Or! When I pop open the cap it stays put on the counter. More »

Best Stories of Today, March 15, 2011The Star Trek Enterprise Crew Saluting the Real Enterprise

On September 17, 1976, the first space shuttle rolled out of the Palmdale, California factory. It was the Enterprise, which was used for testing but never flew to space. The other Enterprise crew attended the unveiling of the mighty spacecraft. More »

Best Stories of Today, March 15, 201132 Epic Photographs

BIG EXCITING PHOTOS!! Yup. We busted out the full caps. After all, we are talking about the 32 entries in this week's Epic Shooting Challenge More »

Best Stories of Today, March 15, 2011How to Replace Your Wallet with Your Phone

If you like your wallet, by all means, hold onto it. But if you'd like to travel lighter and worry about one less thing to remember, you can put replace most of your wallet's functionality with your phone. Here's how to switch over everything except your cash, and maybe one card. More »

Best Stories of Today, March 15, 2011Etsy Privacy Blunder Reveals Users' Full Names, Dildo Preferences, and Other Less Embarrassing Purchase Information

Oh Etsy, Etsy Etsy, what have you done? Well, to begin with, this: you introduced "People Search," a new tool that makes your users (and their complete purchase histories) searchable by their real names, without giving anyone any real heads up that you were doing so. Uh oh. More »

Best Stories of Today, March 15, 2011Facebook Tips and Tricks: The Ultimate Guide

You're on Facebook. So is the guy sitting next to you on the bus. Your brothers, best mates, old classmates, demented neighbors, former coworkers, your grandma – they're all on Facebook. The social networking behemoth now boasts over 500 million (active) members (that's 1 in every 13 people on earth) and everything from your Mountain Dew Code Red to your sneakers has a fan page). Facebook is becoming an integral (and at times, claustrophobic) part of how we access the Internet. More »

Best Stories of Today, March 15, 2011Leaked Pics and Specs Suggest HTC's Droid Incredible 2 Will Be a Very Nice Android Phone Indeed

The first HTC Droid Incredible was notable because of its awesome camera, so it only figures that Verizon's Droid Incredible 2 would be even better More »