Architect Finally Gives Us What We Want: A Beyoncé-Inspired Skyscraper

Just when you thought the world had hit peak Beyoncé, the hippest city in Australia is going to build a massive skyscraper inspired by… Beyoncé. This is not a joke. The city of Melbourne has given planning approval for the construction of a curvy 68-story tower in its central business district. It even moves. » 7/06/15 2:20pm 31 minutes ago

Killer Alien Drama Extant Is Back, Cheesier and Trope-ier Than Ever

Last season on Extant, Halle Berry starred as an astronaut who got inexplicably pregnant with a killer alien baby on a space solo mission and brought it back to Earth. In season two, the inexplicable plot points pile on, resulting in a guilty pleasure dripping with everything you love to hate about scifi. » 7/06/15 2:00pm 51 minutes ago

How Hard Is It to Get Kicked Off Brazil's "Sin-Free" Facebook? 

Evangelical Christians in Brazil are going louco for Faceglória, a new, “sin-free” Facebook knockoff for the very religious. Since launching a month ago, Faceglória has over 100,000 users pressing “Amen” instead of “like.” It also has strict posting policies: No swear words, no violence, no gay content or erotica,… » 7/06/15 1:32pm Today 1:32pm

Today's Best Deals: Backup Power, Belkin WeMo, Flash Storage, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 7/06/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

You Can Customize These Cardboard Pinball Machines However You Want

There’s a certain appeal to playing a pinball machine that even video game versions can’t perfectly replicate. And with these cheap miniature cardboard versions, pinball fans can finally customize their own machines using a glue gun, hobby knife, and other crafting supplies at their disposal. » 7/06/15 12:53pm Today 12:53pm

Drone of the Day: S-100 Camcopter

Here’s an oddity in the world of drones: The S-100 Camcopter, manufactured by the Austrian company Schiebel, is operated by both the super-secret SEAL Team 6 and the Chinese Navy. Both the Pakistani and Indian armed forces fly it (the video above is courtesy of the Brazilian Navy). One has mysteriously crashed in… » 7/06/15 12:15pm Today 12:15pm

Make Some Room For a Perfect Replica of the Millennium Falcon's Cockpit 

Hot Toys has more than made a name for itself when it comes to its insanely detailed sixth-scale action figures. But instead of collectors just perching them on a shelf, the company is going to start introducing other places for its figures to hang out, starting with a perfect sixth-scale replica of the Millennium… » 7/06/15 11:45am Today 11:45am

I Want to Live In This Colorful Maze Made From Sheets of Plastic

Each year a different artist or designer is tapped to create the Serpentine Pavilion, a site-specific installation that’s open all summer in London’s Kensington Gardens. This year’s Pavilion just opened to the public as a colorful, cacophonous labyrinth—with a secret cafe at the center. When can I move in? » 7/06/15 10:40am Today 10:40am

Lock and Unlock Your Android Device Automatically with Gravity Screen

Levels of smartphone addiction being what they are, locking and unlocking your mobile can take up a lot of precious time in the day: If only your phone knew when you were looking at it and when you’d set it down or put it in a pocket. That’s exactly that Gravity Screen offers, a free download from the Google Play… » 7/06/15 10:15am Today 10:15am

Data-Collecting Planes Are Counting Africa's Elephants to Curb Poaching

Animals like tigers, lions, and elephants are majestic creatures we learn about when we’re kids. But unfortunately, many of those species share another trait—they live on the edge of extinction. One hundred African elephants are killed per day for ivory, but one mapping project is tracking these creatures in hopes of… » 7/06/15 9:45am Today 9:45am

Give Your Home a Brain With Big Discounts on Popular WeMo Devices

If you’re smart home-curious, Belkin’s WeMo line of outlet and light switches is a great gateway drug into the world of home automation, and several of the most popular models are on sale right now. » 7/06/15 8:35am Today 8:35am