Porn Search Engines, Statues From Space, Apple's Proprietary Lightning Chip, And More

Fall is here, and it's a good time to take a beat and enjoy the changing seasons, but news hasn't stopped; a lot went down this week. Between an upcoming porn search engine, a mysterious statue carved out of meteorite, the discovery of little chips inside Apple's new lightning charging cables, glass data storage, and ears growing on arms, you've got a lot to catch up on. Check it all out below.

Porn Search Engines, Statues From Space, Apple's Proprietary Lightning Chip, And MoreHere's the Chip Apple Is Using to Stop You from Buying Cheap Cables

If you bought yourself an iPhone 5, and are looking for a cheap, third-party lightning adapter to save a couple of bucks, you might want to hold off. There's an authenticator chip in the official adapters, and third-party adapters probably won't work without it. More »

Porn Search Engines, Statues From Space, Apple's Proprietary Lightning Chip, And MoreA Week With the iPhone 5

After waiting in line to buy and spending seven days with the iPhone 5, living with it, owning it, I can say confidently that it's the best smartphone you can buy. The whiners, the babies, the cranky zealots who think it's boring, or disappointing, or not different enough? They don't understand. The iPhone has finally grown up. There's nothing boring about it. More »

Porn Search Engines, Statues From Space, Apple's Proprietary Lightning Chip, And MoreSWoman Grows a New Ear on Her Arm, Has It Attached to Her Head (Warning: Graphic)

Yep, this happened. Doctors at Johns Hopkins have attached a new ear to a patient that was grown on her own forearm. It's a medical first, and a heartwarming-if-a-little-yucky story. More »

Porn Search Engines, Statues From Space, Apple's Proprietary Lightning Chip, And MoreScientists Discover Iron Man Found by Nazis Is of Extraterrestrial Origin

No, it isn't the plot for the next Indiana Jones movie: According to a research paper published on the journal Meteoritics & Planetary Science, scientists have discovered that an Iron Man sculpture found by a Nazi expedition in Tibet is of extraterrestrial origin. More »

Porn Search Engines, Statues From Space, Apple's Proprietary Lightning Chip, And MoreThere's Going to Be a Porn Search Engine and It Might Change Your Life

Yes. You already search freaky sex terms on porn tube sites but that's not a full-fledged search engine. This porn search engine will clean up the nasty side of online porn (viruses, malware, etc.) by delivering only official .xxx results-the whole 21 million webpage catalog. This porn search engine might be more useful than Google. More »

Porn Search Engines, Statues From Space, Apple's Proprietary Lightning Chip, And MoreThe New Apple: It Doesn't Just Work

Some people willingly overpay for half-baked features in obscure gadgets. These are the early adopters of the world, and they know full well that the things they buy will not work perfectly. Hiccups and glitches are just part of the contract, the accepted trade-off for being first. Apple's customers are not these people-iPhones are the epitome of a mass-market gadgetry. So why, with two half-baked-and highly touted-flagship features in as many years, has Cupertino suddenly started treating its loyal millions like the world's largest debugging unit? More »

Porn Search Engines, Statues From Space, Apple's Proprietary Lightning Chip, And MoreNASA Publishes the Farthest View of the Universe Yet

NASA has just published the most detailed view of the Universe ever taken. It's called the Extreme Deep Field-or XDF for short. It took ten years of Hubble Space Telescope photographs to make it and it shows some the oldest galaxies ever observed by humans, going 13.2 billion years back in time. More »

Porn Search Engines, Statues From Space, Apple's Proprietary Lightning Chip, And More12 Deadly Inventions That Killed Their Creators

Technological progress is not the iPhone 5 or the Nexus 7. Technological progress is creating things that nobody has ever seen before, things that push humanity forward. You know, like building a machine heavier than air that freaking flies. Sadly, some times these quests end in disaster. More »

Porn Search Engines, Statues From Space, Apple's Proprietary Lightning Chip, And MoreThis Piece of Glass Can Store Data Forever

Data, like all things, eventually dies. Your music, your movies, your documents, your files, your computer. You don't expect it to live forever but... what if it did? Hitachi claims that they've developed a new quartz glass plate that can store data forever. More »

Porn Search Engines, Statues From Space, Apple's Proprietary Lightning Chip, And MoreiPhone 5 vs Galaxy S III: Smartphone Display Technology Shoot-Out

The iPhone 5 has been the most anticipated mobile device of 2012 together with its cousin the iPad Mini, which we expect to be seeing shortly. Apple has made displays their most prominent marketing feature because it determines the quality of the visual experience for everything on a smartphone or tablet-including apps, web content, photos, videos, and its camera. The retina displays on the iPhone 4 and the new iPad were significant advancements-not just in sharpness but in picture quality and color accuracy, which is what provides the display's real wow factor. More »

Porn Search Engines, Statues From Space, Apple's Proprietary Lightning Chip, And MoreWho Are the Inept Klutzes that Photoshop Victoria's Secret Catalogs?

Hokay. So-let's assume that fashion companies must photoshop their ads in the name of perfect aesthetics and traumatizing women everywhere. Fine, do what you have to, fashion companies! But why don't you hire people who actually know what the hell they are doing instead of using the incompetent morons you currently employ? More »