Put Windows on Auto Pilot With Task Scheduler

Windows 10 is set to mark a sea change in the way Microsoft’s OS works, but even the modern-looking Windows 8.1 carries a bunch of legacy tools and apps that you may not know about. One of those is the Task Scheduler, a built-in utility enabling you to automate a multitude of tasks with no additional software required. » 5/22/15 9:36am 12 minutes ago

Video: Chopping down a giant tree in an urban area is like an opera 

This is basically watching a ballet of wood chopping. This video shows Seattle’s largest elm tree get carefully cut down piece by piece in an urban area with perfect placement of ropes and the expert use of a crane and the daring knowhow of climbers. There is so much to consider when taking down a giant and they… » 5/22/15 9:21am 27 minutes ago

Start Building an In-Home Movie Theater With This Discounted Projector

Setting up a projector-based home theater might seem like a daunting task, but the payoffs are fantastic, and the projector you need to get started is down to $500 today, an all-time low on Amazon by nearly $200. » 5/22/15 9:15am 33 minutes ago

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

The Mattress Reimagined: Casper Delivers Comfort to You + Special Offer

Despite spending a third of our time in bed, mattress shopping remains a dreaded activity. It's a soulless experience riddled with ambiguous terms, a lack of brand differentiation, smarmy sales people, and marked-up prices from major retail chains. Then there's Casper, who, with a direct-to-consumer model and a … » 5/21/15 3:55pm Yesterday 3:55pm

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