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Throwing Ice Grenades Is Only Slightly Safer Than Tossing the Real Thing

We’ve all seen enough movies and war footage to know what happens after you toss a real grenade, but hurling one made from ice really isn’t that much safer. If you get hit with one of these, it’s going to hurt. And if it does explode, it’s going to send ice cold shrapnel flying in all directions. » 7/29/15 12:29pm 13 minutes ago

9 More Viral Photos That Are Actually Fake

Sometimes it feels like half of the internet is just fake photos. Whether it’s Elvis cutting Johnny Cash’s hair (FAKE), Hillary Clinton posing next to someone in an ‘I’m With Stupid’ t-shirt (FAKE) or John Lennon on a skateboard (FAKE FAKE FAKE), we’re breaking down the latest fakes swirling around the internet. » 7/29/15 11:57am 46 minutes ago

This Hololens Tech Brings Us One Step Closer to Star Wars Holograms

When I watched Star Wars: A New Hope for the first time as a five-year-old, my face looked like O_O for two straight hours. Spaceships! Lightsabers! Robots! But one piece of future that wormed its way even deeper into my brain was the Millennium Falcon’s holographic monster mash chess game, aka Dejarik. It was the… » 7/29/15 11:30am Today 11:30am

Check These 5 Settings After Installing Windows 10

You’ve taken the plunge and got Microsoft’s brand new operating system up and running on your machine—now what? Before you start familiarizing yourself with the ins and outs of the software, take a tour around these five settings and make sure Windows 10 is working the way you want. » 7/29/15 11:11am Today 11:11am

A Fun Peek at How the Worlds in Lego Dimensions Got All Mixed Up

Playing as Back to the Future’s Marty McFly while he battles Batman, or controlling Superman while he goes up against The Lord of the Ring’s Gandalf sounds pretty awesome. But how all those worlds and characters got so mixed up in Lego Dimensions is partly revealed in the game’s latest trailer. » 7/29/15 10:34am Today 10:34am

The Ultimate Guide to Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

If you want to give the impression that you’ve been using Windows 10 for years, learning a few keyboard shortcuts is the best way to go about it—you can navigate around the interface, get apps in position, trigger events, change settings and more with a couple of taps on your keyboard. Here are the shortcuts we’ve… » 7/29/15 10:00am Today 10:00am

A Cup-Holding Device Mount Makes Flying Slightly More Bearable

Gone are the days when flying was like taking a luxury cruise. Passengers are now herded onto planes and into seats that barely leave enough room to breath. There are ways to make flying slightly more enjoyable, though, like a tablet mount called the Airhook that also holds a drink so you can leave your tray table… » 7/29/15 9:40am Today 9:40am

The Chromecast Comes with a $5 Discount and a $10 Amazon Card Today

For a limited time, if you purchase a Google Chromecast for $30 from Amazon (which is actually $5 off MSRP), you’ll get a free $10 Amazon gift card tossed in for your trouble. If you have any TVs left in your home without a streaming box of some sort attached, this is a no-brainer. [Google Chromecast + $10 Amazon Gift… » 7/29/15 8:45am Today 8:45am

London's Crazy Olympic Park Tower Is Being Turned Into a Giant Slide

Anish Kapoor’s Orbit Tower, built to somehow celebrate the Olympics and give people a reason to visit East London once the event finished, is getting a reworking. It’s being turned into an enormous helter skelter, in possibly one of the greatest public planning decisions in millennia. » 7/29/15 6:58am Today 6:58am