Apple Doesn't Think the Battery Difference Between Its New iPhones Is a Big Deal

Apple’s latest iPhone has shipped with two slightly different versions of the A9 processor, one made by Samsung, and one by TSMC. Some people have reported a difference in battery life depending on the chip inside, but Apple disagrees. »10/08/15 10:37pm42 minutes ago

What It's Like To Drive The Worst Car Ever Built

“Worst car ever built,” is a phrase that gets flung around with the careless impunity of a toddler with a bag of superballs. Whatever you’ve once called the “worst car” is wrong. A Yugo may as well be a Maybach compared to the Hoffmann, the actual worst car ever built. I know because I drove it.
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How many people have all the James Bonds killed in all the movies?

A tuxedo, a martini, and a gun. Good looks, charm, and always so impossibly cool. That’s James Bond. Also James Bond: a dude who totally abuses his license to kill and offs a lot of people in his movies. Auralnauts did their always fun kill count and showed all the deaths that all the James Bond have caused. »10/08/15 8:20pmToday 8:20pm

The Fascinating Life and Tragic End of the Polish Countess Who Became a Heroic British Spy

Krystyna Skarbek was said to be “Winston Churchill’s favorite spy;” she led an extraordinary life that peaked with clandestine acts of heroism during World War II—and ended tragically just a few years later. Six decades after her death, a biopic is said to be in the works. It’s about time. »10/08/15 6:45pmToday 6:45pm

Save $120 on a Top-of-the-Line GoPro Hero4 Black

If only the best will do, GoPro’s Hero4 Black action cam is a $120 off today at eBay, which is the best deal we’ve ever seen. [GoPro Hero4 Black, $379] »10/08/15 6:15pmToday 6:15pm

A Water Bottle Rocket Blasted Half a Mile Into the Air Setting a New World Record

You don’t really think of water bottle rockets as being all that powerful; they’re just a child’s play toy, right? In the hands of researchers at the University of Cape Town they’re not. They recently shattered the world record for a water bottle launch by sending one soaring half a mile into the air. »10/08/15 6:00pmToday 6:00pm

Super fun short warps reality by screwing with our expectations

This fantastic short by Terri Timely and Park Pictures completely bends your mind because everyday tasks—like, putting toothpaste on your tooth brush—become something completely different and weird and almost abstract—like, the toothpaste becoming a flame thrower. Think you know what happens when you turn on a TV or… »10/08/15 5:20pmToday 5:20pm

The Next Generation Of Transformers Toys Harkens Back To The Classics—With Transforming Heads

Play features were all the rage with the Transformers toys when they first released—anything and everything to gets kids begging to buy the new mini-Transformer that transforms into something for an even bigger Transformer. Now one of those beloved action features is making a comeback in the next wave of Transfomers! »10/08/15 4:50pmToday 4:50pm