A Stealth Energy Startup Just Made a 10x Improvement to Its Fusion Tech

Tri Alpha Energy does not have a website. Its office in California is unmarked. But this stealth company apparently has hundreds of millions in cash. And now it has something to show for it, reports Science: The company claims it’s gotten ten times better at containing high-energy particles necessary for fusion energy.
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Intel's Cheap Windows PC TV Dongle Is About To Get Way Better 

Cramming a full Windows PC inside of a cheap, $150 HDMI dongle sounds like a great idea—but Intel’s first attempt really fell flat. The Intel Compute Stick was underpowered, frustrating, and failed to live up to the hype. It wasn’t good enough to be a do-everything PC that fits in your pocket. No sweat: a leaked Intel… » 6/03/15 7:25pm 31 minutes ago

Super up close view of a F-18 taking off from an aircraft carrier

You’re only a couple feet away from F-18 Hornets launching from an aircraft carrier. You hear the power of the fighter jets, feel the closeness of these flying killing machines and see the impossibility of their take off. The fighter jet starts moving and is in the air in such a short distance, it’s always… » 6/03/15 7:10pm 46 minutes ago

Why Haven't You Cancelled Your Cable?

Today the FCC voted to “effectively allow cable companies to charge whatever they like for all broadcast TV” — which is a shitty move. Most things about cable companies, the most hated of industries in terms of customer satisfaction, are terrible. Have you cut your cord or are you still wired in? » 6/03/15 5:55pm Today 5:55pm

Prime Members Save $70 On The Best Budget Sound Bar, and More

Vizio got your vote as the best budget sound bar, and that was before they made their offering even better by making the whole setup wireless. Amazon Prime members can save $70 on the latest model. Discount shown in cart. Prime free trial. » 6/03/15 5:15pm Today 5:15pm

1961 AT&T Film Shows Just How Awkward Videophone Shopping Could've Been

The ARPANET didn’t make its first host-to-host connection until 1969. But long before anyone was online, communications companies were trying to figure out how to make interactive home shopping a reality. This short 1961 film from Bell Systems (now AT&T) showcases the futuristic tech that they were imagining—including… » 6/03/15 4:47pm Today 4:47pm

If We're Going to Do Celebrity #DroughtShaming Let's Do It Right

In April, snitchy Californians lodged 22,000 water-wasting complaints that resulted in 838 penalties issued. And guess what? The state reduced overall water use by 13.5 percent. It’s evidence that these kinds of reporting efforts might be working. What’s not really working? Posting photos of celebrity homes on Twitter. » 6/03/15 4:20pm Today 4:20pm

The Secret 1949 Radiation Experiment That Contaminated Washington

The physicists who invented the nuclear bomb worked out of Los Alamos in New Mexico, but the people who did the dirty work of making the bombs were in Hanford, Washington. Throughout the Cold War, Hanford churned out plutonium for our nuclear arsenal. It was also, conveniently, a place to experiment with radiation. » 6/03/15 2:30pm Today 2:30pm

Get a Free Sample of Delicious Eats and Snack Smarter with NatureBox

Quit following up healthy meals with unnecessary amounts of junk food just to feel full. With NatureBox, the smarter snacking delivery company, you can snack healthy and feel satisfied. Get a free trial box now and leave behind the unnecessary junk food without missing out on joy and flavor of snacks.
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Grab 2 TOCCs Snap Cables For $15: Choose Lightning or Micro USB

If you own a smartphone then having a USB keychain cable is the easiest way to stay charged and connected. Grab two TOCCs snap cables for $15, a savings of 75%. Both Apple and Android fans can get in on the fun, choose from lightning or micro usb connections. Plus, there’s free shipping! » 5/26/15 2:19pm 5/26/15 2:19pm