Last week, I spent a few days driving the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Its semi-autonomous capabilities led to some discomfort—not due to their functioning, but due to the fact that I was behind the wheel of a car driving itself. It felt odd and futuristic, but, as it turns out, this movement started way back in the…
The Slo Mo Guys create some of the most YouTube-y videos out there. Their shtick involves shooting and smashing things and filming them in slow motion, which is what online videos are all about really (besides cats).
Pompeii is already an archaeological gold mine, but a rare discovery this week in the ancient city has added to that collection.
Virtual reality, a dream of science fiction writers for decades, is the closest to a true reality than it’s ever been. Multiple headsets are on sale to consumers, and while some aren’t exactly affordable to the common person, such as the HTC Vive or the Oculus Rift, and others work better than others,the upcoming…
We all have politics on the brain nowadays, but regardless of your political leanings or feelings about the candidates, it’s worth remembering that it could be weirder. Here’s our list of the best, the worst, and the strangest beings who tried to take residence in the White House.
Long before the events of Game of Thrones and George R. R. Martin’s fantasy books, Westeros was home to magic and strange, sinister creatures. We’ve only just started to glimpse this backstory on the show, but the books contain lots of hints. Here’s our complete guide to the fantastical past of this grim world.
Two fundamental rules in most science labs are 1) always have protective eyewear on and 2) don’t stick your face next to stuff that’s on fire. For these reasons, Sufficiently Advanced’s flamethrower welding helmet presents a conundrum.
Obama declared a major disaster in West Virginia Saturday night following historic flash flooding in the state that has left at least 23 dead and some 32,000 without power, according to the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management’s latest count.
This bee looks so shocked to be in this predicament. “How could I not see this pole?” it asks. “This was a huge mistake.”
As much as I was expecting this outcome, I was hoping for a dark horse. It should come as no surprise that Tide To-Go and Shout Wipes reigned supreme when it comes to fighting stains while you’re out and about.
One of the main reasons many people choose Android is for the extra customization possibilities of Google’s mobile OS—and that extends to the way you can tweak and replace app icons, if you know what you’re doing. With the right tool, you can change any of the icons on your home screen, and here’s how to go about it.
Beware this new Los Angeles attraction if you’re afraid of heights. I know I am because nope.
This weekend is the Goodwood Festival of Speed, and there’s no shortage of cool stuff going on. One stunt featured a driver turning donuts in a legends car, but he didn’t leave it at that—the guy hopped out, grabbed an audience member’s cellphone while the car kept spinning and got right back in the car, filming it…
Apollo 11 is the most famous space flight of all time, due to it being the trip that first brought human beings to the moon. Now, you can get a bit closer to what Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins experienced back in July 1969.
Here is your daily reminder that humans are just one animal among many that have existed on Earth, and that our species’ history is minute compared to the history of the rest of our planet.
Hey termites, we’re not so different, you and I.