​Why Dogs Howl

We like to joke that no one will ever dare break into our house. Wiley, our dog, sits on the front porch and howls about ten times a day, loud enough that you can easily hear it up to six blocks away. But why does he do it? Why do dogs howl? » 10/16/14 2:33pm 10/16/14 2:33pm

BGR: Samsung's Making a Giant-Sized Retina Screen Galaxy Tab

So this one landed on our desk with a big ol' thud of a HUH? BGR is reporting that, according to a trusted source, Samsung is making a 11.6-inch, 2560 x 1600 resolution Galaxy Tab that will be announced next February. You're going to need a bigger—actually—just use that humongous tablet as the boat. » 12/08/11 2:57pm 12/08/11 2:57pm

Can Someone Tell Me Why This Man Is Riding a Desktop Computer Attached…

In what is perhaps the fastest mod you can give your computer, a man modded his Cooler Master HAF X (with a real computer inside) with his mini motorcycle to create one speedy, rideable and usable beast. But...why? » 8/17/11 9:49am 8/17/11 9:49am

The Age of $30 Movie Rentals Is Upon Us

Following through on what probably started as an epic round of double dog daring, four major studios—Warner Bros., Sony, Universal and 20th Century Fox—have agreed that charging $30 for streaming movie rentals is a pretty great business model. Not current-run movies, either! "Home Premiere," as it's being called, only… » 3/31/11 8:40pm 3/31/11 8:40pm

Why Did the Sun Rise 48 Hours Ahead of Its Usual Date In Greenland?

For a month and a half, there's absolutely no Sun in Greenland because of Earth's angle in relation to our home star. People there eagerly await for January 13, when the Sun rises again, every year. Except this one. » 1/14/11 12:00pm 1/14/11 12:00pm

Carbon. Fiber. Chopsticks.

Carbon Fiber, because it's so strong, allows products that are very sturdy for its size. Chopsticks are for eating. You'd think that never the twain shall meet, but you don't own a store that sells crap made of carbon fiber. » 3/16/10 2:59pm 3/16/10 2:59pm

What the Hell Did Jackie Chan Just Make Me Watch?

Dear god. Jackie Chan. On a Segway. Punching computer viruses. While wearing a helmet that says Kaspersky. I can only process this logically as him trying to gin up business for his Segway dealership. » 7/28/09 1:00pm 7/28/09 1:00pm

Internal Microsoft Vista Video is as Painful as Videos Get

You've gotta wonder how, in a company the size of Microsoft, there's not a single person who has the balls to step up and say "Hey, you know what? This Vista music video we're making for the sales department, complete with a cheesy Bruce Springsteen impersonator and horrible music, damages the dignity of not only… » 4/16/08 12:27pm 4/16/08 12:27pm

Feel Bright Light: Light Therapy and Bad Taste All Rolled Into One

My first reaction to this was, "Ah, turquoise eye shadow—that's so Yetro*. And she's been brave enough to team it with a tangerine leisure top—truly, this woman should be working for Lindsay Lohan as a stylist, not as 'Lindsay Lohan' in a look-alikes agency." » 3/20/07 7:28am 3/20/07 7:28am