How to Solve a Jewel Heist (and Why It Takes So Long)

London’s recent Hatton Garden heist was a burglary that to all intents and purposes appeared to be taken from a work of fiction. A daring raid that involved climbing down lift shafts, drilling through a reinforced concrete wall, gaining entry to a secure vault and breaking numerous secure metal safe boxes before… » 5/22/15 3:48am Today 3:48am

Motorcycle surfing at high speeds looks like a crazy way to have fun

Riding a motorcycle isn’t enough. Surfing waves isn’t enough. Sometimes you have to surf your motorcycle to get your thrill on. That is you have to gun your motorcycle to over 50MPH and then try to stand on the deathcycle while balancing yourself as if you were on a tightrope, only if the tightrope was zipping down a… » 5/21/15 11:00pm Yesterday 11:00pm

Silly video explains exactly why Daredevil should be called Batman

Batman is a billionaire playboy who really shouldn’t be a superhero and definitely doesn’t have any legitimate claim to the name ‘Batman’. Because the Batman name is so much more fitting for Daredevil, a superhero who is blind and uses sonar to see and prefers the night. Plus, the Daredevil name fits another comic… » 5/21/15 10:13pm Yesterday 10:13pm

The making of Star Wars at Madame Tussauds is beyond impressive

When Madame Tussauds nails a wax sculpture, they really nail it. And for Star Wars at Madame Tussauds in London, they perfectly recreated pretty much every character in the saga in such lifelike detail that it looks like the sculptors and artists are just applying makeup to the real actors in this behind the scenes… » 5/21/15 9:31pm Yesterday 9:31pm

AdultFriendFinder Hack Might Expose Your Sexual Orientation

When a company or website you trust gets hacked, it can be pretty unnerving. Particularly if you trusted that company with your credit card or medical information. But what if the hackers had knowledge of your sex life instead? That could be a reality: AdultFriendFinder has suffered a massive data breach. » 5/21/15 8:51pm Yesterday 8:51pm

Video: This machine robot peels an orange so fast

Of course by letting a machine do your fruit peeling for you, you lose a good amount of the orange and don’t get that fresh citrus scent on your hands but you do get an orange that’s ready to eat in seconds! I have to say though, I’d love to see this machine tackle more miserable fruits that aren’t even meant to be… » 5/21/15 8:05pm Yesterday 8:05pm

It's Too Bad the Stocks Of This Plush Falkor Aren't Neverending Too

The wonderful ‘80s flick The NeverEnding Story wasn’t exactly a blockbuster when it hit theaters decades ago, and that means that finding memorabilia from the film these days isn’t easy. There’s an army of crafters on Etsy that are happy to scratch your nostalgic itches, though, it’s just too bad that GameGuardians » 5/21/15 7:10pm Yesterday 7:10pm

What Kinds of Apps Will the Kids of Tomorrow Use After Snapchat Dies?

Today we learned that the only person in the office excited about Microsoft’s Outlook updates was one of the youngest amongst us. Who can predict what the kids today will be into? More importantly for our purposes, what will the youth of tomorrow be using social tech for? » 5/21/15 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm

1Password Just Got a Rare Discount. Grab it While You Can. 

1Password is the best looking password manager on the market, and my app of choice. The only real downside is its upfront $50 cost for desktop apps (the mobile apps are freemium). So if you’ve been waiting on a good deal to secure your digital life, the Mac and Windows versions are both marked down to $35 today, which… » 5/21/15 6:15pm Yesterday 6:15pm

How to Bring Drugs on an Airplane

First, obviously, we’re talking recreational! I assume that if you are trying for a bulk sort of operation, there’s no way in hell you’re getting your tips here anyway, but yes, maybe worth saying regardless: this is for short trips and small amounts only. Maybe you’ve got an occasion on your hands in a remote… » 5/21/15 6:10pm Yesterday 6:10pm

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