Here is how dinner changed over the last 100 years

It’s not the most comprehensive look at the history of food but Mode’s video showcasing 100 years of dinner is really enjoyable to watch because it’s just pure fun to find out all the stuff, both delicious and horrific, that we used to put in our bodies. The video captures food trends pretty well—TV dinners, SPAM,… »21 minutes ago11/25/15 8:15pm


Sure, Revenge Of The Sith Is The Best Star Wars Prequel, But Is It Actually Any Good?

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is the quintessential Star Wars prequel. Finally, after stalling for two movies, George Lucas delivers on all his promises. However, in true prequel fashion, he does it in a wildly uneven way. Welcome to our Star Wars movie rewatch! »Today 6:15pm11/25/15 6:15pm

How the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft will bring us back to space

SpaceX just got its first crewed spaceship contract from NASA for the Crew Dragon spacecraft and it’s set to bring us back to space on American spaceships after so many years without. Along with the Boeing Starliner, the Crew Dragon will start making crewed space flights in 2017. For reference, the last flight of the… »Today 6:00pm11/25/15 6:00pm

The Best Black Friday Deals Available Right Now

You’ve reached our hub for all the best Black Friday deals! As you’ve probably already figured out, “Black Friday” is a bit of a misnomer; many of the best deals are available up to a week in advance. Luckily for you, we’ll be adding them all here as they go live, so you can focus on stuffing your face and trying not… »Today 5:45pm11/25/15 5:45pm

Surfers Rejoice—Physicists Have Found the Perfect Wave

Experienced surfers are great intuitive physicists, able to spot the best waves and manipulate the various forces at play because they’ve spent years actively developing those skills. French scientists at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris are quantifying what good surfers know intuitively by building their own mini… »Today 5:30pm11/25/15 5:30pm

The Best Printer Deals of Black Friday Are Back In Stock, For Now

The cagiest deals of Black Friday 2015 are back in stock, if you hurry. We’ve seen the Brother HL2380DW for $80 and the DCPL2540DW for $85 already this week, but they both disappeared within hours. At least for now though, they’ve available and ready to depose your awful Inkjet. »Today 5:05pm11/25/15 5:05pm

The Steam Controller Is the PC Controller I've Been Waiting For

I love my PC. I use it for gaming, and have a spare home theater PC in my living room for everything else I could ever want. The one problem I’ve had is finding a good way to control my HTPC from the couch. The Steam Controller has finally solved this for me—and not just for gaming. »Today 5:00pm11/25/15 5:00pm

Victor Frankenstein Is Like Watching Your Cute Friend Get High and Blowtorch Their Own Face

Seriously. Did you ever have a ridiculously good-looking friend who was also brilliant and talented, but they made some really bad choices and threw it all away? Victor Frankenstein is like that. This movie has so much going for it, and just fritters it away, like a goddamn frittering machine. »Today 4:30pm11/25/15 4:30pm

MIT Might Rebury That Time Capsule for 2957

When construction crews began digging to construct a new building at MIT they had no idea they’d find a time capsule. Which is why they inadvertently cracked the large glass capsule when it was first uncovered. But now the folks at MIT plan to restore the 1957 time-traveling tube, and since the directions clearly… »Today 3:54pm11/25/15 3:54pm

A Constellation of Quick Charge 2.0 Accessories Are On Sale Today

If your phone is compatible with Quick Charge 2.0, here are a handful of cheap charging accessories to juice it up at lightning speed. I’m a particularly big fan of the $19 (with code 6YXULUXP) 10,000mAh power bank, which actually includes Quick Charge input so you can recharge the battery faster. »Today 3:40pm11/25/15 3:40pm

I Drove The Amateur Race Car Of The Future And It's Freaking Awesome

This is an Élan NP01. It looks a miniature Le Mans prototype, but it was designed with amateurs’ needs in mind: miserly budgets, tendency to crash and all. The NP01 is destined for the National Auto Sport Association’s new club-level spec series. How easy is it for amateurs to drive, exactly? I got behind the wheel to… »Today 3:30pm11/25/15 3:30pm