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A Quantum Computer Isn't Nearly As Glamorous As It Sounds

8 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

You'd think quantum computers exist in heavily-guarded labs, with many men in white suits manning control stations filled with unfathomable screens and charts. Actually, they exist in a small cupboard in England's West Country. Read more...

You Can't Burn Yourself With This Teapot

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Someone at OSHA probably has a terrifying stat about the number of workplace injuries caused by teapots. But if everyone rushes out and buys this gorgeous glass hot beverage receptacle, we can do something about this critical national issue. Read more...

The U.S. Doesn't Like It When China Wants To Build Encryption Backdoors

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The NSA and U.S. tech giants have come to blows over government backdoors in encryption products lately, with the government arguing that backdoors are vital to national security, and the likes of Yahoo claiming it will make encryption pointless. Well, it looks the party line on backdoors changes pretty sharpish when China is involved. Read more...

An Incredibly Touching Leonard Nimoy Tribute From The ISS

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Since Leonard Nimoy passed away yesterday, tributes have been pouring in from around the web. But this one, posted without comment from NASA astronaut Terry Virts aboard the ISS, is probably the most touching. LLAP. Read more...

The Craziest Designs For London's Newest Pedestrian Bridge

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The great city of London currently has something of a fascination with pedestrian bridges to span the waterway that bisects the city. The latest project is for a bridge that will connect Nine Elms to Pimlico in the Borough of Wandsworth. Currently, 87 proposals have been submitted: here are the craziest. Read more...

Thanks For the Net Neutrality, Oligarchs

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

"Net neutrality" will be the law of the land following the Federal Communications Commission's vote to reclassify broadband Internet services as public utilities. Please take some time this week to thank the outspoken citizens who made this possible. Show More Summary

Huawei Accidentally Revealed Its First Android Watch

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

All the cool kids are peddling Android wearables these days, and it looks like Huawei is no exception: in advance of the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, it looks like the Chinese phone giant has revealed its upcoming watch in an ad. Read more...

I Never Realized I Need A Bluetooth Wallet

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When a new Kickstarter launches for an everyday item with (Bluetooth/NFC/WiFi/solar panels/CNC'd aluminium unibody — delete as appropriate) capabilities on board, I'm normally first in the line of jeering sceptics. But a wallet with built-in Bluetooth actually makes a lot of sense. Pass the Kool-Aid, please. Read more...

A gun machine that shoots dumplings together would be the greatest thing

The world should put together all their brain power and weapons experts and artillery and dumpling ammo so that we can make this dumpling gun machine happen. Imagine a world where at a push of a button we can shoot out the perfect amount of meat, spice it, wrap it and cook it in less than 2 seconds. Read more...

Hot Beer. No Really, Hot Beer. 

When I go home to Tennessee, nobody ever asks me if I want a beer. "How 'bout a col'beer?" say the Southerners as they toss a can through the air. (All one word.) The ice cold brew cuts through the summertime humidity nicely. This frigid February in New York City deserves a different kind of cocktail. Read more...

This Unusually Short-Lived Fish Could Hold the Secrets to Getting Old

The turquoise killifish is largely unremarkable except for how fast it ages. In just three months, it goes from a spry, young fish (left) to a decrepit, old one (right). For scientists who study aging, the turquoise killifish could be the key to their future experiments. Read more...

This Tiny Toolbox Transforms Into an Entire Woodshop

Who hasn't stumbled across an episode of This Old House or New Yankee Workshop on a lazy Saturday afternoon and dreamed of being as skilled a woodworker as Norm Abram? Read more...

Holi: India's Most Colorful Festival

The town of Pushkar in Rajasthan is supposed to have the most colorful celebration of Holi, the Hindu festival of colors. So, we packed up a trio of Royal Enfields and rode there from Mumbai. Read more...

The Many Meanings of Alksgskdgjals;hjg

You've seen it in a chat window. You've probably kldjhsljfalshj-ed a few times yourself. In context, it always makes since, but how can you properly explain the text-scream phenomenon of lakgjiosdgjitheiow? What does i;slahkdsgkuhdsj really mean? Read more...

Deadspin Oh My God Oh My God I Think Russell Westbrook Could Beat Up My Dad | io9 Leonard Nimoy Show

Deadspin Oh My God Oh My God I Think Russell Westbrook Could Beat Up My Dad | io9 Leonard Nimoy Showed Us What It Truly Means To Be Human | Jezebel Scott Walker Wants Colleges to Stop Reporting Sexual Assaults | Kotaku The Problem with a Nazi Superman | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

Fukushima Is Teaching Us How Radioactivity Spreads 

After the nuclear meltdown at Fukushima, scientists began a massive effort to monitor radioactive contamination of food grown nearby. And one good thing did come out of it—we learned how radioactivity moves through the ecosystem. Read more...

50,000 Uber Drivers Had Their Personal Data Compromised

On this week's edition of Late Friday News Dump: Uber's driver database was accessed by an unknown third party, compromising the personal information of about 50,000 drivers. So far there have been no reports of unauthorized use of the information. Read more...

No, a Cryptocurrency Can't Fix a Broken Economy

Auroracoin, the digital currency given as a free hand-out to every resident of Iceland, was supposed to be a a salvo for a country rankled by a broken financial system. It was heralded as the beginning of hyper-localized cryptocurrencies; it became the second-largest cryptocurrency before it even launched, valued at half a billion dollars at its peak. Read more...

Spock And The Motorola StarTac

My buddy Scott is this big time photographer who shoots all sorts of famous people. So, when news of Leonard Nimoy's death broke this morning, he had a fun little anecdote to tell me about the Star Trek actor and his favorite cell phone. Read more...

Reagan's Star Wars Missile Program Had Its Own Video Game

Remember President Ronald Reagan's plan for space weapons in the 1980s? Today, it's little more than a punchline, but it used to be serious business. How serious? Video game serious. Yes, there really was an SDI video game, and thanks to the Internet Archive you can even play it. Read more...

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