We humans have shockingly malleable tastes. Studies have shown that we are more likely to prefer something if we think it’s expensive (even if it isn’t). It stands to reason, then, that a cocktail costing $1,210 should be roughly 80 times more delicious to me than any I’ve ever purchased for myself. So, when Trader…
While Netflix has made news recently with its plan to make 50 percent of its content original, its library of titles has gotten that much smaller in the past few years.
Meet my new favorite backpack. At 48 liters, the REI Traverse is just the right size for shorter trips, secures its load so tight that it’s silent, makes room for oddly-shaped equipment and provides ample airflow across your back. All that for just $169.
If you've ever dropped in on police radio before, you know how oddly fascinating it can be. 5-0 Police Scanner Radio is a $2 app that lets you check out feeds for police, firefighters, transit authorities and more—and gives you a guide to police codes so you can figure out what the hell they're talking about. [iTunes]
We don't have hard numbers yet, but according to some analysts, Palm probably sold between 50,000 and 60,000 Pres in this opening weekend, and Palm verifies over 150,000 app downloads in the first day alone.
The legend started with the mighty Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress, and ends—for now—in the B-52 Stratofortress. 50 Years of beautiful destruction on two wings flying together in a rare picture. [FlightGlobal]
50 years ago this month NASA rocketed into existence, and to celebrate this fact NASA-TV is streaming its special retrospective show "50 Years of Exploration: The Golden Anniversary of NASA" in HD format today at 1pm and 8pm EDT (and again tomorrow at 10am and 2pm). Check it out: it's presented by none other than Neil…