Mercedes Self-Driving Car Seems To Have Gone Rogue In San Francisco

First of all, I implore everyone to remain calm. Chances are, we'll all make it out of this mess okay, but only if we all just keep it together. What it wants is for us to panic, and we can't give it that. Here's the deal: the Mercedes-Benz F015 has been seen roaming the streets of San Francisco. And nobody is sure… » 3/04/15 3:56pm 14 minutes ago

Kickstarter Is Hiring a Common Sense Specialist

Kickstarter is hiring an Integrity Specialist to help evaluate products and ensure that they meet the company's not very rigorous rules. But they could probably get by with a mere Common Sense specialist with two eyes and a brain who can tell proposed project obviously defies logic and reason. » 3/04/15 3:40pm 31 minutes ago

Most Popular Monitor Mount: Ergotron

Holding up more votes than the other three contenders combined, Ergotron is your choice for best monitor mount. Available in Dual and Single monitor options, you praised Ergotron mounts for their ease of movement, versatility, and premium quality. » 3/04/15 3:15pm 55 minutes ago

These Insane Labs Recreate Frightening Forces of Nature

Knowledge is the key to survival when nature turns hostile, whether because we're living on trembling ground, building homes along vulnerable coasts, or navigating through dangerous water. That's why scientists study nature's greatest acts of destruction — by recreating them. Here are ten labs where they do it. » 3/04/15 3:08pm Today 3:08pm

The First Oculus Comes Out This Year—But It's a Phone, Not the Rift

Oculus isn't waiting for virtual reality to be perfect. It's coming this year. Oculus tech guru John Carmack just revealed that—barring calamity—the next Samsung smartphone will double as the first consumer version of the Oculus VR experience. » 3/04/15 2:48pm Today 2:48pm

What 170-Year-Old Beer Uncovered From a Shipwreck Really Tasted Like 

Back in 2010, divers off the coast of Finland stumbled upon some astonishingly old booze: champagne and beer preserved underwater in a 170-year-old shipwreck. Naturally, they had a taste. But now scientists are back with a rigorous chemical analysis of the beers. » 3/04/15 2:44pm Today 2:44pm

I Climbed The Windiest Mountain In The World, In Winter

The windiest mountain in the world isn't in some far flung place, it's in New Hampshire. Mt Washington's winds can top 200mph and its temperatures fall as low as -47F. During one of the coldest Februarys on record, we decided to climb it, along with the six other peaks that make up the Presidentials. » 3/04/15 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

Fun and Cheap IR Thermometer, 100 Velcro Cable Ties for $6, More Deals

You might not think you need a non-contact thermometer in your tool box, but they're a ton of fun to mess around with, and can come in handy for everything from cooking to home energy savings. » 3/04/15 12:19pm Today 12:19pm

Dollar Shave Club Delivers You a Great Shave for a Few Bucks a Month

You shouldn't have to pay $20 for a pack of razor blades. Especially not when you factor in the hassle of going to the drugstore and tracking down the employee who hates unlocking the special razor case just as much as you hate asking. Enter Dollar Shave Club, who deliver razors to you monthly for as little as $3,… » 2/10/15 5:15pm 2/10/15 5:15pm

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