The Stolen Computer That Traveled to Iran, A Box to Change Guitars Forever, The Navy's Drone-Killing Laser Gun, and More

Kick back and relax with some of our cream of the Internet crop this week. We've got a giant hornets nest you'll be glad you've never seen in person, a phone that's (probably) bigger than your penis, lasers, the future of guitars, time machines, the key to six packs and more. Check it all out below.

The Stolen Computer That Traveled to Iran, A Box to Change Guitars Forever, The Navy's Drone-Killing Laser Gun, and MoreStolen Laptop Is Sending Its Owner Secret Photos From Its New Home in Iran (Updated)

Dom Del Torto is an animator currently living in the UK. Dom Del Torto's laptop is a MacBook Pro currently living 3,000 miles away in Iran. This was not a planned separation. More »

The Stolen Computer That Traveled to Iran, A Box to Change Guitars Forever, The Navy's Drone-Killing Laser Gun, and MoreThe Science of Six Packs

If you've always yearned for a washboard stomach, and you can do a thousand crunches but you still aren't seeing results, you're not alone. But never fear! Everyone has a six pack under there (somewhere), you've just got to know what to do to get it out in the open. More »

The Stolen Computer That Traveled to Iran, A Box to Change Guitars Forever, The Navy's Drone-Killing Laser Gun, and MoreSamsung's New 6.3-Inch Phone Is Bigger Than 75 Percent of Human Penises

Samsung's Galaxy Mega is pretty big. (You: How big is it?) So big that it's bigger than about 75 percent of the full grown human penises on planet Earth. Full stop. More »

The Stolen Computer That Traveled to Iran, A Box to Change Guitars Forever, The Navy's Drone-Killing Laser Gun, and MoreOh Yes, An Iranian Scientist Has Invented a Time Machine (So He Says)

Ali Razeghi, an Iranian scientist who is the managing director of Iran's Centre for Strategic Inventions, has done something only the great Doc Brown has done: he's created a time machine. But unlike Doc's DeLorean, Razeghi's "The Aryayek Time Traveling Machine" can only take you to the future. What are we waiting for? Let's go! More »

The Stolen Computer That Traveled to Iran, A Box to Change Guitars Forever, The Navy's Drone-Killing Laser Gun, and MoreHow Inventor Paul Vo Created a Little Black Box That Could Change Guitars Forever

The Vo-96 Acoustic Synthesizer is one of the most innovative musical instrument products created in years. Strap one onto any acoustic guitar and you can transform the way it sounds by breaking-or at least manipulating-the laws of physics. Here's the story of how inventor Paul Vo made a device that sounds like magic. More »

The Stolen Computer That Traveled to Iran, A Box to Change Guitars Forever, The Navy's Drone-Killing Laser Gun, and MoreHere's How Google Glass Actually Works

We all know Google Glass doesn't need sorcery for you to comfortably see a digital image projected over reality. But just how does it work? This infographic by Martin Missfeldt lays out the way the magic happens in simple terms. More »

The Stolen Computer That Traveled to Iran, A Box to Change Guitars Forever, The Navy's Drone-Killing Laser Gun, and MoreWatch a Navy Laser Gun Blast a Drone Right Out of the Sky

It may sound like sci-fi, but lasers are definitely the future of war. As are drones. So what could be better than to see them go up against each other in a blaze of explosive glory? Looks like in the rock-paper-scissors game of modern combat, laser beats drone. More »

The Stolen Computer That Traveled to Iran, A Box to Change Guitars Forever, The Navy's Drone-Killing Laser Gun, and MoreGuy Tries to Buy Toy Poodles, Gets Fluffy, Steroid-Pumped Giant Ferrets Instead

Man's best friend doesn't come cheap these days, so you can imagine how excited a retired Argentinian man was to find double the companionship at a fraction of the cost: two adorable toy poodles-just itching to snuggle, crawl, and slobber all over you-for a mere $150. And by toy poodles, of course, we're referring to preened, fluffed, and steroid-pumped "rats." More »

The Stolen Computer That Traveled to Iran, A Box to Change Guitars Forever, The Navy's Drone-Killing Laser Gun, and MoreWhy Have We Stopped Seeing UFOs in the Skies?

One late evening in the early summer of 1981, lying sleepless in my student bedsit at the top of a house in Manchester, I became aware of a pattern of bright flashing lights on the wall. All I could see through the curtainless window on the opposite side of the room was a strip of rather cloudy night sky. The vivid flashing was coming from within, or perhaps behind, a bank of cloud. As I continued to watch, an object materialized from within the cloud, advancing until it stood in plain view in the night sky. More »

The Stolen Computer That Traveled to Iran, A Box to Change Guitars Forever, The Navy's Drone-Killing Laser Gun, and MoreHoly Hell, A Giant 22 Foot Wasp Nest Is the Most Terrifying Thing

Imagine walking into a room and stumbling straight into a wasp nest that's nearly 22 feet big. That's what happened in the Canary Islands. Neighbors had been growing concerned over a vacant home so they notified the police. When the police entered the home, they discovered the home wasn't empty at all. Rather, it was home to millions of wasps and the most alien looking nest ever. More »