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Donald Trump's Instagram Attack Ads Are the Future of American Politics

Donald Trump just posted a new attack ad against Jeb Bush on Instagram. And in typical attack ad form, it takes quotes from Jeb, uses them out of context, and tosses in photos of criminals while spooky music plays in the background. I have seen the future of American politics, and whether it includes a President Trump… » 8/31/15 2:25pm 38 minutes ago

Obama Runs Wild, REI Pulls A Poler, Hipster Miners In Trouble: What’s New Outside

President Obama is in Alaska this week. There, he plans to hike up a glacier, then shoot an episode of Running Wild with Bear Grylls. That should be fun. Elsewhere, REI has discovered Instagram and LA’s own millennial miner is in legal trouble. This is What’s New Outside.
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Video: The point of view shots from films by the Coen brothers

The Coen brothers are true filmmakers who employ a certain amount of mastery and art and variety to their work that few directors can match. Joel and Ethan Coen are so good at what they do that they can make any sort of film all sorts of watchable. Here’s something that could connect their movies stylistically though:… » 8/31/15 1:19pm Today 1:19pm

Today's Best Deals: Educational Kindle Sale, Cordless Vacuum, and 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. » 8/31/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Hackers Stole the Biggest Number of Apple Accounts Ever with iOS Malware

Think twice before jailbreaking your iPhone. A recent rash of malware has helped hackers steal over 250,000 Apple accounts, the largest theft of its kind. The malware only affects jailbroken devices, but if you get pwned, hackers can not only peek your password but also make App Store purchases without your permission. » 8/31/15 12:40pm Today 12:40pm

Metal Gear Solid Is One Of The Most Fascinating Science Fiction Stories in Any Medium

Metal Gear Solid is an obsession for millions of gamers, with its totally insane science-fiction storytelling. But at its heart, the series has always been about celebrating and questioning the power of technology. The story of Solid Snake, Raiden, and Snake’s evil dad Big Boss (it’s... a long story) isn’t just… » 8/31/15 12:30pm Today 12:30pm

A seemingly never ending microscopic zoom reveals the gross tiny germs

BoingBoing says this crazy zooming GIF is that of an amphipod. Or well, it starts with an amphipod and then moves into diatom and then reveals the bacterium. Which, well, cool. But also totally gross to imagine all the little invisible critters and germs on any given surface at any given time. » 8/31/15 12:10pm Today 12:10pm

Ashley Madison Code Shows More Women, and More Bots

After searching through the Ashley Madison database and private email last week, I reported that there might be roughly 12,000 real women active on Ashley Madison. Now, after looking at the company’s source code, it’s clear that I arrived at that low number based in part on a misunderstanding of the evidence. Equally… » 8/31/15 11:58am Today 11:58am

FDA Forces Kim Kardashian to Post "Correction" For Her Drug Ad on Instagram

Earlier this month, an ad for the morning sickness pill Diclegis came under fire from the FDA. Which wasn’t so unusual; the FDA goes after deceptive advertising all the time. The unusual part was the platform: It was an Instagram ad by Kim Kardashian. And now Kardashian has been forced to post a “corrective ad” about… » 8/31/15 11:45am Today 11:45am

These blooming daisies are so cute they almost look like an animation

Because I’m a human who was once a child that read The Giving Tree and an adult who enjoys Pixar movies, it’s always fun to imagine things to have personalities when they clearly do not. Like these blooming daisies filmed by Neil Bromhall. They burst with such emotion that I first hoped it was some adorable animated… » 8/31/15 11:00am Today 11:00am

This 3D-Printed Working Model of a 787's Jet Engine Has Impressive Thrust

Given the challenges with precision, building functional machines with a household 3D printer isn’t easy. And that’s why it’s all the more impressive that someone on the RC Groups forum has used a 3D printer to make a fully-functional scale model of a Boeing 787’s GE-built turbofan jet engine. » 8/31/15 10:25am Today 10:25am