Top Stories: Friday July 15, 2011How to Ditch Netflix | You can still watch (almost) everything you want.

Top Stories: Friday July 15, 2011So What the Hell Are We Supposed to Put on Google+?

Here's the problem: I hate my friends. You do too. I'm using the word "friends" in the social networking sense. Facebook and Flickr "friends." Twitter and Tumblr Followers. More »

Top Stories: Friday July 15, 2011Is Sony Back?

Do you remember Sony? Not the guys who let your PSN account get hacked, or the ones who loved their proprietary formats more than their customers. The Sony you grew up with, who made the gear you couldn't live without. More »

Top Stories: Friday July 15, 2011Steve Jobs Lays It Down for Playboy

In 1987, a young, brash Steve Jobs sat down with the world's preeminent gentleman's magazine. With yesterday's launch of the Playboy Commission, an editorialized guide to Heff's archives, we can take a look inside the mind of Mr. More »

Top Stories: Friday July 15, 2011Does Not Compute: 10 PC Myths from Movies and Television

For over half a century, Hollywood has been making computers do whatever they damn well please. Routinely featured on television and in movies, supercomputers, desktop rigs, and laptops are all too often granted near-magical capabilities. More »


Top Stories: Friday July 15, 2011This Is War: Watch the Libyan Revolution Explode through the Lens of a Helmet Cam — Part 4

Humphrey Cheung worked in tech journalism and IT for years. Then, this spring, he had enough. But instead of switching jobs, he strapped on a digital camera, armor, and flew to Libya. More »

Top Stories: Friday July 15, 20117 Tools For Fire Starters

Little dude here is dead serious about his lighter (note the 1000 yard stare)—too bad it's only a Bic. Here are seven tools that'll add some flair to your next fire. More »

Top Stories: Friday July 15, 2011This Is How LA Looks Without Cars

How does the biggest traffic hell on Earth this side of Sao Paulo look without any cars? This video shows how. It's quite eerie. Did everyone die from a flesh eating virus plague? More »

Top Stories: Friday July 15, 2011The Facebook Phone Review: Let's Just Pretend This Isn't It

The FACEBOOK PHONE is here. As it turns out, it's a lot like a non-Facebook phone—a small Android phone with an astoundingly excellent keyboard. More »

Top Stories: Friday July 15, 2011The Largest Gun Ever Built

Like an Aryan Death Star, the Nazis' Gustav was the largest gun ever built and didn't leave much planet where it hit. In 1939, Adolf "Baby Dick" Hitler needed to figure out how to get past the French Maginot line. More »

Top Stories: Friday July 15, 2011Don't Crash Your Jetpack into the Ocean on Live TV

Things were looking so good for John! He was at the beautiful San Diego Yacht Club—on TV! He had a million dollar smile. He had an awesome aqua-jetpack. More »

Top Stories: Friday July 15, 2011Behold, the 71-Year-Old Human Gas Guzzler

You're not supposed to drink gasoline. It's that toxic liquid gold we use to run our cars and machines, not a beverage option. You just don't drink it. Period. That is, unless you're this hardcore Chinese dude. More »

Top Stories: Friday July 15, 2011Scientists Punch a Hole in the Fabric of Time with a "Time Cloak"

What a preposterous world we live in, where developments in invisibility cloak tech are common enough to elicit yawns. Fine, you unmovable automatons, how about a time cloak? More »