YouTube’s attempt to break into the original content game isn’t anything revolutionary. In fact, you could say that they’re late to the party Hulu, Amazon, and Netflix are throwing. And in some desperate attempt to fit in, they’ve taken view counts off of YouTube Red shows.
Back in 1880, James Garfield was president, and Thomas Edison was alive and tinkering in his Menlo Park lab. That’s also the year also when the camera lens below was made.
Galco’s Soda Pop Stop is a store in Highland Park, LA, with shelves full of an incomprehensible array of soda (and beer!). But it’s not just a novelty: it’s a trip back to a time when soda pop was a craft industry like modern microbreweries, and the entire nation wasn’t hooked on corn syrup.
Done with Thanksgiving dinner, and never want to see cranberry sauce again? Too bad: here’s a can of the stuff being dropped, mashed, thwacked and sploshed, all to play Mozart’s Turkish (geddit?) March.
The movement of the densest and coldest water in the world makes a big difference to the planet’s climate, but we don’t know much about it. Australia’s most powerful supercomputer, Raijin — named for the Shinto god of thunder, lightning and storms — has been used to model an incredibly detailed look at the underwater…
This is really cool: astronauts onboard the International Space Station have long shown off what it’s like to play with water in microgravity. Now, they’ve taken some ultra high-def footage with color and effervescent tablets.
We all know that more megapixels doesn’t mean a better camera. If that’s the case, what does make a better camera? This video from tech reviewer MKBHD gives you an idea of what to look for.
The water rights that govern how California’s water gets used are not the easiest things in the world to understand; working out how they came to be, and how they shaped Los Angeles, is an even trickier thing.
Ever been tempted to shoot your parachute with a flare gun mid-flight? Well, this is what will happen if you do.
YouTube Red, the long-anticipated $10-a-month ad-free YouTube, launched today. Whether or not watching Hillary ads is worth $10 a month is up to you, but one thing is very obvious: don’t get our subscription via the App Store.
Hey, Tesla owners: know that bit in the instruction manual where it says the new Autopilot feature will only work on highways, and only under certain conditions? That’s not there just to cover ass, as this compilation of Autopiloted Teslas shitting the bed nicely demonstrates.
Google—or is it Alphabet?—has so many fingers in so many technologically-refined pies that it’s difficult to keep track sometime. So this Halloween, your friendly neighborhood search company would like to remind you what it’s all about.
If you opened a sealed can of water from the 1950s and drank it, what would happen? Would you die? Only one way to find out.
Have an old Nintendo 64 controller lying around? If you’re looking for a project this weekend, you can turn it into the perfect hobby rocket-launching remote with a few tweaks.
Often, it’s the things you don’t notice that make or break a movie, and there’s no more subtle mindfuckery than playing tricks with aspect ratios.
Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web this fall for the latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly-updating guide to improving your life with free, online college-level classes. Let’s get started.
Normally, you wouldn’t think of a vehicle used to clean rivers as being particularly cool. But I challenge you to find one single thing wrong with this chainsaw-wielding boat/tank hybrid.
You probably remember Bill Nye from when he taught you real things about actual science. But as it turns out, he also knows about — and I’m quoting here — “blowing shit up”.
There have been hundreds of movies based on comic-books, going back to the earliest days of both media. And that cinematic flood has come with a certain amount of “holy crap, what was that” moments. Here are the 50 most shudder-inducing comic-book-movie moments... according to you. Check out our new video, created in…