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Seeing two magnets try and destroy things is a lot of fun

Magnets are one of the few things that make life more interesting. Just feeling its attraction to each other or seeing it connect together is always fun. Don’t trust me? Watch these two super strong neodymium magnets try and destroy things like an apple, a juice box, an iPhone and more and try not to enjoy yourself. » 8/04/15 3:36pm 29 minutes ago

NHL Teams Up With MLB's Insane Media Team, Which Could Be Awesome

If you love baseball, subscribing to MLB.tv is a nobrainer. For $20 a month, you get on-demand access to any game over the internet. It’s amazing. Now the NHL is teaming up with the super innovative media department behind the product, which could end up producing some incredible new viewing experiences for fans.
» 8/04/15 3:25pm 41 minutes ago

Meanwhile in the Future: The Earth Is Falling Into the Sun

The Earth, right now, is rotating around the sun at about 62,000 miles per hour. But what would happen if our rotation slowed to a stop? At that point, the planet would have exactly 64 1/2 days before it crashed into the sun. In this week’s episode, we find out what would happen during those 64 1/2 days. » 8/04/15 3:00pm Today 3:00pm

We Found the Building Blocks of Life on a Comet

Last week, a slew of scientific papers told the story of comet lander Philae’s bumpy touchdown, comet 67P’s surprisingly fluffy surface, and — most exciting — the discovery of life’s building blocks there. We haven’t found life. But we may have found part of life’s origin story, buried on this icy rock.
» 8/04/15 2:15pm Today 2:15pm

Today's Best Deals: GoPro Session, $25 Speakers, Portable Power, More

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. » 8/04/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

T-Mobile's Whole "Uncarrier" Thing Might Actually Be Working

CEO John Legere has long asserted that T-Mobile’s been No. 3 carrier in the U.S. for some time, but now he has the officials stats to back it up. According to new Sprint quarterly numbers, T-Mobile is now the No. 3 wireless service based on subscribers., gaining two million additions last quarter compared to Sprint’s… » 8/04/15 12:58pm Today 12:58pm

Vloggers Faked a Surveillance Video, But Did They Destroy hitchBOT?

It’s now clear that two video bloggers faked a “surveillance video” showing the destruction of hitchBOT, the hitchhiking robot. What’s still unclear is whether the pair were responsible for actually destroying the bot, and whether we can expect more to come from their “prank.” » 8/04/15 12:17pm Today 12:17pm

Makerbase Is Like Liner Notes for Your Favorite Stuff On the Internet

Actors and musicians have the leading roles, but their support teams are acknowledged in ending credits and liner notes. But online creativity often discredits the editors, designers, and developers who quietly work in the background to make your favorite sites and services possible. Makerbase wants to change all of… » 8/04/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

You Can Make Cortana Ditch Bing for Google in Windows 10

Cortana makes the jump to the desktop in Windows 10, meaning you can get a more personalized experience through voice commands or the good old mouse and keyboard. But what if kind of hate Bing’s search engine? You can use a browser extension to redirect Bing queries to any search engine you choose. » 8/04/15 11:18am Today 11:18am

Four Technologies That Could Let Humans Survive Environmental Disaster

Scientists say we blew it. We bought too many plastic trinkets from Walmart; we drove too many gas-guzzling Broncos. We made babies like rabbits without questioning if the planet could handle so many people. Well, it looks like it couldn’t. Climate change is here to stay, and it’ll probably end up affecting nearly… » 8/04/15 10:50am Today 10:50am