Twitter just announced that @mentions, pictures, and quoted tweets won’t count towards the 140-character limit for tweets, meaning twitter users can fit more vitriolic garbage into a single tweet. Twitter says the change will roll out in a few months, As social media becomes clogged with gifs and pictures, Twitter…
If your car’s scratched and dented bumpers reveal a long history of you accidentally backing into things, you don’t necessarily need to buy a new vehicle just to get a fancy collision warning system. If you have a smartphone, and can use a screwdriver, you can easily install this license plate cover that serves as an…
Without a Tardis, a journey to the center of the Earth might be your best option for traveling to the past. Because of the way gravity warps spacetime, physicists have now calculated that the Earth’s core is 2.5 years younger than its surface.
What appears to be an iPhone 6 prototype popped up yesterday on eBay, and the current bid has already reached $7,100. [See updates below.] The seller, who describes the phone as “vintage,” said they bought it from a friend. It appears to be missing an FCC logo, serial number, and IMEI number:
Camera-mounted drones can be used for all sorts of wonderful videos. But I’m pretty sure the most wonderful use is to create own X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter dogfight videos—because man, this is one brilliant idea.
There are a lot of good reasons to believe this watch that uses flowing liquid mercury to show the time is fake. A low-quality video, a questionable website, and product shots that look like photocopies of photocopies. But that doesn’t stop us from wanting a watch that looks like the T-1000 strapped to your wrist.
A Black Panther casting call alleges a veritable who’s who of comic book characters will be in the film. The screenwriters of Infinity War tease even more characters being in the film. Plus, an update on Shazam, new teases for the season finales of Arrow and Flash, and new footage from Preacher. Spoilers Get!
The history of why Q is almost always followed by U is fascinating, and dates back to when the Normans invaded England in 1066. Before that, English didn’t even have a Q; it used “cw” to replicate the sound. After the invasion, though, the spelling of English was changed to match the French ways: “cw” was replaced…
This little Bluetooth speaker floats—literally floats—and spins above your desk like a tiny Death Star, and it can be yours for an all-time low $105 today, or about $45 less than usual.
Calvin and Hobbes should be everyone’s favorite comic strip. But what makes it so special? Kaptain Kristian dives in to explain why the strip is so good. The argument centers around the idea that Calvin and Hobbes puts art before commerce, as all art should.
Yes, LEGO! Japanese YouTuber Talapz wasn’t content with merely recreating Himeji Castle’s main keep, so he decided to make a pop-up version of it.
Google’s offices in Paris have been raided by the police this morning over investigations about tax fraud.
Like the idea downloading the contents of a DVD in less then 10 seconds without a cable in sight? That’s exactly what a team of German engineers can do, having broken the record for wireless data transmission using terrestrial radio signals.
Archaeologists have long puzzled over how ancient workers moved the stones of Stonehenge. Now, a new experiment shows it might not have been that hard after all.
The poor water droplets never stood a chance. Researchers at the SLAC National Accelerator Lab have aimed their insanely powerful X-ray laser at these tiny spheres of H20, and in the process created these stunning videos.
The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-Tracker—terrible name aside—looks like it’s built to have rocks thrown at it. Something about the renderings the company just released scream “play with me.” Yet despite a solid reputation for rugged point-and-shoot cameras Olympus has never played in the action camera sandbox GoPro built.