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How Climate Change Could Turn NYC Into Oklahoma City in One Generation

In 2100, Earth’s climate will have changed. But what will that feel like in your everyday life? Now, a high school student working with an atmospheric scientist has extrapolated some answers from climate data, and found that New York City’s climate will be like Oklahoma City’s in less than a century. » 8/04/15 4:15pm 29 minutes ago

The Lexus Hoverboard Is Real And I Rode It

Of all the future tech that has been immortalized in Hollywood films over the decades, nothing seems to captured sci-fi geeks’ (of which I am one) imaginations like the hoverboard. The concept seems simple enough yet a working model as remained tantalizingly out of reach. Until now. The Lexus hoverboard is a real… » 8/04/15 4:12pm 31 minutes ago

Seeing two magnets try to 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 Today 3:36pm

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 Today 3:25pm

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