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Smartwatches Fulfill Their True Destiny With a Game Boy Emulator

Google and Apple can pitch them as productivity tools all they want, but the real reason anyone would strap a smartwatch to their wrist is as a more covert way to kill time and avoid boredom. So it's good to know that when your Twitter and Facebook feeds run dry, you can always boot up a Game Boy emulator on your Android Wear watch to stay distracted. Read more...

How the T-Shirt Was Invented

The t-shirt is arguably the most popular outer garment in the entire world. Coming in a range of styles, colors and sizes there is quite literally a t-shirt for everyone. But where did this iconic garment come from and how did it become so popular? Read more...

A Windows Flaw Let Russian Hackers Spy on NATO, EU and More

Reuters is reporting that Russian hackers were able to spy on computers used by NATO, the European Union and the Ukraine, as well as private companies, thanks to a security flaw in Windows. Read more...

Leaked Ads Hint at What to Expect From Google This Week?

Just days before the rumor mills predict we can expect a new Nexus, a series of three advertisements have leaked which encourage someone or something to "Be together. Not the same." Maybe they're real, and maybe they hint at what we can expect. Read more...

What Cities Smell Like, Visualized

It's easy to notice on a street corner, but hard to track as you navigate an entire city: smell, despite being a crucial stimulus, is much harder to quantify than other sensory cues like sound or light. But that hasn't stopped Kate McLean from trying. Read more...

Are Insects the Future of Food?

Emily Anthes braves locusts, beetles, mealworms and more as she asks whether eating insects is the answer to feeding ever more humans and livestock. Read more...

Supposed Bitcoin Creator Is Crowdfunding His Lawsuit... With Bitcoin

Back in March, Newsweek alleged that Dorian Nakamoto was the creator of Bitcoin. Now, though, Nakamoto is raising funds in the cryptocurrency to file a lawsuit against the publication, which refuses to retract its article. Read more...

Google Same-Day Delivery Service Hits Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C.

Google has announced that it's dramatically expanding its same-day delivery service into new cities, adding different vendors, and changing its name, too. Can you tell we're on the run up to the holidays yet ? Read more...

Amazon Is Opening Pop-Up Stores in San Francisco and Sacramento, Too

Perhaps not content with its first physical store in Manhattan, Amazon has confirmed that it's also opening pop-up stores in San Francisco and Sacremento in time for the holidays, too. Read more...

Combining gymnasts and bullet time is how you break gravity

And here I thought simple slow motion was enough to make gymnasts and breakdancers and parkour athletes look awesome. Nope. You need to add some bullet time action to turn up the intensity knob to the point where it looks like gravity is completely broken. Read more...

Buzz Aldrin's amazing view standing on Gemini XII with the hatch open

This is the nose of the Gemini XII spacecraft as photographed by Buzz Aldrin. He was standing up on his seat with his hatch open while orbiting at 8,000 meters per second 188 miles over the Earth. I wish I were able to imagine the sensation of what this felt like. Read more...

Realistic Japanese doll dispenses drinks when you squeeze her breasts

Check out the latest hit at Japanese parties: $5,000 latex dolls that pour drinks from their nipples when you squeeze their boobs. It looks disturbing. What's going to be next, Japan? Male and female android fountains wandering around parties serving drinks from their lower naughty bits? But of course. Read more...

Change Your Password: Hackers Are Leaking Dropbox User Info

After an already rough morning, Dropbox is now facing something far more menacing. After first surfacing Reddit, several Pastebin files have been found to contain hundreds of Dropbox users' usernames and passwords—and the anonymous poster claims that there are millions more to come. Read more...

Seeing the world's most complicated watch get built is pretty incredible

The amount of meticulous detail and genius craftsmanship and microscopic precision that goes into one of these Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime 5175R is ridiculous. Just watching the little pieces fit together is like seeing the most beautiful puzzle ever get completed. It better be, since the watch costs $2.5 million. Read more...

The top 10 slow motion movie scenes of all time

Among other reasons like the guy always getting the girl and that explosions look cool and never seem to kill anyone, awesome slow motion shots are why movies are so much cooler than real life. CineFix shows us what it thinks the best 10 slow motion sequences of all time are in the list below. Read more...

Short film: Why people still hunt animals for food in modern times

Most of us get our food from supermarkets. Some of us try to go organic and natural and cage free and all those other positive buzzwords people use to feel good about themselves but there are very few of us who still hunt for our food. These guys do. And they're not ashamed of it. Here's why. Read more...

The 10 Best American Cities for Riding Transit To Work

We've seen plenty of stories that measure how big, fast, and effective our transit systems are in the U.S. But for many people, none of that matters unless transit can do one thing: Get them to work. That's why this study by the University of Minnesota is so valuable—it shows which transit systems provide the best access to jobs. Read more...

Cool video selfie taken with a drone

You know what I want now? A flying iPhone. Read more...

What the top 100 female porn stars look like in one fascinating chart

Data Looks Dope's Max Einstein sent us his new creation: What the top 100 porn stars look like. At the top you can you can see the breast cup size. At the bottom there's the top 100 actresses as ranked in Xvideos.com along with body measuring information according Internet Adult Film Database. Read more...

Waltz With Bashir: An Animated Documentary About War and Memory

Why would a veteran and filmmaker, attempting to piece together his lost memories of a brutal war, turn to animation? For many of us, animation is still cloaked in the cultural stigma of cartoons—of inconsequential entertainment. So the decision to render a film about war and psychology in animated form is surprising. At least, until you actually see it. Read more...

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