Why Google Translate Will (Probably) Always Suck

If it seems like Google Translate and Skype Translator have solved the language barrier, you’d be right, in the same sense that smoke signals solved long-distance communication. Machine translation much difficult still translate long way go to, as YouTuber Tom Scott explains. » 6/03/15 2:00am 35 minutes ago

Now Your Amazon Fire TV Can Stream Games, Too

Ever heard of GameFly? It’s what Netflix used to be, but for video games: mail-order disc rentals for Xbox, Playstation and Nintendo titles. It’s neat, but slow. Today, the company launched something a little faster: GameFly Streaming, a cloud gaming service for the Amazon Fire TV.
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Chimps Would Totally Cook If Only We Made Ape-Friendly Easy Bake Ovens

For a long time, the only two things that have really separated humans from apes is our ability to make fire and and our propensity towards french fries. Turns out that chimpanzees likely possess both these qualities as well, thanks to a study that claims they have the “desire” to cook. » 6/02/15 11:31pm Yesterday 11:31pm

You Might Actually Want AMD's Latest Processor In Your Next Laptop

For years, AMD processors have been a byword for cheap and cheerful — frequently picked in budget gaming guides, but always followed by some justification about how a Core i3 would be a better option if you weren’t so poor. But the latest AMD APU, named Carrizo, might just be the company’s battery-sipping,… » 6/02/15 10:45pm Yesterday 10:45pm

Minna Limon, A Fucking Adorable — And Versatile — Vibrator

If Crave’s Flex is the Linux of vibrators, with its long menu of settings and programmable waveforms, Minna Life’s Limon is more like a slimmed down iPhone app. It lets you change just one variable – the strength of the buzz – with an equally simple and intuitive method: how hard you squeeze. » 6/02/15 9:24pm Yesterday 9:24pm

Watch Las Vegas' Population Boom As Its Primary Water Source Drains

Among the many criticisms of cities during this epic drought is the idea that maybe not so many humans should live in deserts. But nowhere has more fingers pointed at it than Las Vegas. This visualization shows just how much Vegas relies on its man-made water system: As Vegas sprawls, Lake Mead sputters to its… » 6/02/15 8:12pm Yesterday 8:12pm

You Could Be The First To Have Sex In A Driving Autonomous Car

I’ll admit, I don’t have 100% absolute proof, but I believe we’re on the cusp of a remarkable opportunity. Pretty soon — not tomorrow, but soon — fully autonomous cars will be here, driving our asses around. And, in much the same way that aircraft autopilot was almost immediately used to bone, so will bonings follow.… » 6/02/15 7:23pm Yesterday 7:23pm

Unknown underwater species caught on camera for the first time

Our oceans hide so many breathtakingly beautiful species that don’t look like they’re from our planet that I sometimes wonder if the aliens have already arrived and just decided to call the deep sea home. Case in point: Just check out this whole bunch of unknown underwater species that were discovered near Puerto Rico… » 6/02/15 6:40pm Yesterday 6:40pm

Get High On The 18 Tallest Observation Decks—But It'll Cost Ya

The World Trade Center’s 107th floor observation deck opened last week with some pretty stunning views of New York City. But does it really provide the best viewing experience among the clouds? The Skyscraper Museum took a global survey of the best observatories and ranked the best views from the top.
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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