The Secret 1949 Radiation Experiment That Contaminated Washington

The physicists who invented the nuclear bomb worked out of Los Alamos in California, 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 18 minutes ago

Today's Best Deals: GoPros, Nests, Knives, Fans, Storage, Fallout 4

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 6/03/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

This Lego kid's room is so perfect it doesn't even look like Lego

What’s most impressive about César Soares’ adorable kid’s room diorama isn’t all the knick-knacks and tiny toys he’s managed to fill it with. It’s the fact that it’s completely made of Lego, but doesn’t actually look like it at all. You can see the occasional stud, but you’ll have to look hard for them. » 6/03/15 1:13pm Today 1:13pm

Playmobil Will Release More Inclusive Characters With Disabilities

Toy Like Me is an online campaign urging toymakers to have better representation of people with disabilities in their toy lines and characters. And last week Playmobil announced on its UK Facebook page that it was officially in the planning stages for a new set that finally included figures with disabilities. » 6/03/15 12:04pm Today 12:04pm

Apple Recalls Beats' Pill XL Speaker Because It's a Big Old Fire Hazard

Beats’ Pill XL speakers are HOT HOT HOT! As in, they will literally catch on fire and you should remove them from your home or office environment immediately. Apple is recalling Beats’ largest Pill speaker model because overheating batteries may cause the oblong, overpriced speakers to be set ablaze.
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The New, In-Canon Star Wars Comic Just Did Something Completely Insane

Oh my god. Today’s issue of Star Wars #6, written by Jason Aaron, contains a surprise that changes one of the series’ main characters completely — a change that, thanks to the new Disney mandate that everything is 100% official, is now Star Wars canon. Get ready to have your mind blown. » 6/03/15 11:17am Today 11:17am

These Dolls Get Sunburns To Teach Kids About Using Sunscreen

There isn’t a child out there who likes being slathered in sunscreen before a day at the beach, but it’s the easiest way to ensure they don’t end up with a terrible sunburn. And to help make that a little easier for them to understand, this pair of dolls also gets a sunburn if not properly protected. » 6/03/15 10:44am Today 10:44am

Unlock Chrome OS With Your Smartphone

There are many limitations to Chrome OS, but seen from another angle its lack of bells and whistles is what makes it so appealing. It’s also a place where Google goes to test out some of its more forward-thinking ideas, including today’s topic: The ability to unlock a Chromebook with your Android smartphone. Here’s… » 6/03/15 10:20am Today 10:20am

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