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Have a Merry Beardy Christmas With Beard Baubles!

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me, twelve baubles hanging, eleven of them shining, ten of them about to fall off his big ol’ beard… The post Have a Merry Beardy Christmas With Beard Baubles! appeared first on OhGizmo!.

Meet Jeremy Cowart, A Photographer Who Snaps The Homeless With A High-Tech Light Ring And Cellphone

Some folks look away from homelessness. Jeremy Cowart looks straight at it, with kindness. Cowart is a Nashville-based celebrity photographer and founded Help-Portrait, a global event that invites photographers to shoot and print portraits...Show More Summary

Short film: Chat roulette is most fun with a cosmonaut in space

Sure, a cosmonaut on Chat Roulette just wants to see bewbs just like the rest of the screen tanned Internet but at least he has the power to run satellites and make you feel like you're not alone. This lovable short film, Russian Roulette, tells a cute story of a girl cruising Chat Roulette until she meets a man in space. Read more...

Trinket EDC Contest Entry: Can I Borrow a Feeling?

We got a case of the Mondays just reading about [Sascha]’s work environment. Get this: every morning, first thing, the whole team gets together to check in and share how they’re all feeling. And they can’t even be candid about it—there’s actually an approved list of feeling descriptors, both good and bad. Show More Summary

A glow in the dark forest is a magical and trippy place

My, this is beautiful. Artists Friedrich van Schoor and Tarek Mawad teamed up in this projection map installation to create a 'bioluminescent forest'. The entire forest glows with light, from the mushrooms to the trees to the leaves to the grounds to the insects. The darkness is transformed into a magical place. Read more...

OnePlus gets the all-clear to sell phones in India, for now

OnePlus' plans for world conquest hit a roadblock when Micromax had the company's smartphones banned in India. It's reasoning was that they allegedly infringed on its exclusive right to use Cyanogen's custom Android software. However, it looks like t...

The Scientifically Proven Way To Break Off The Biggest Wishbone Piece

Challenging a sibling or cousin to a wishbone breaking contest is tradition for many families, and thanks to some important research recently conducted by university scientists, we now have some actual strategies to help ensure you always break off the biggest piece and have your wish come true. (Wish may not come true.) More »      

What Christmas looks like in Los Angeles

It was 77 degrees in LA today which is what qualifies as Christmas here. Who needs a white Christmas, the sprawling city of Los Angeles sure doesn't need pea coats or functional (not fashionable) scarves or snow shovels or visible breath to celebrate Christmas. Paddle boards and a beach will do just fine. Read more...

FBI warned of a Sony-style hack in a report last year

The Sony Pictures hack and its resulting fallout may have caught many people by surprise, but not the FBI -- it apparently suspected for months that something like this might happen. The Intercept has obtained a December 2013 agency report warning th...

There’s now hope that your older Samsung phone will be updated to Lollipop

Samsung is slowly starting to update its top Android handsets to Android 5.0 Lollipop, with the Galaxy S5 having already received Lollipop builds in certain regions, and the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 also having been confirmed to be getting Lollipop updates in the near future. Show More Summary

How Much Food Can You Actually Eat This Christmas?

Let’s talk total Christmas mass here. How much food can you reasonably jam down? Basically: You could eat a lot more if it wasn’t for all the saliva you have to make to break it down. More »      

Good(?)

Good(?) news for our friends up north — The Interview just got its first international premiere, as it's now available to stream on Google Play and YouTube in the great frozen north. [Twitter] Read more...

The Yawhg Is Coming in Six Weeks, So Let's Listen to Its Song

The Yawhg is one of the best choose-you-own-adventure games I've ever played, an experience made all the more sublime by its haunting music. Play The Yawhg, but more importantly, listen to its soundtrack. Read more...

The single most important feature every Android Wear user should know about

If you find an Android Wear device under your tree this year, the very first thing you’ll want to do is make sure you know how to control which apps are allowed to send you notifications. After all, if your wrist vibrated every time someone favorited one of your tweets, you’d get pretty annoyed very quickly. Show More Summary

Capacitive Christmas Organ with Living Lenses of Slappable Light

We’ve seen capacitive touch organs manifest in pumpkin form. Though they are a neat idea, there’s something about groping a bunch of gourds that stirs a feeling of mild discomfort every time I play one. [mcreed] probably felt the same...Show More Summary

Akrapovi? Full Moon Concept Motorcycle Is The Wheel Thing

The Full Moon Concept Motorcycle takes the concept of art bikes – or the art of concept bikes, if you like – to a whole new level of awesomeness. Why “Full Moon”? Could be the massive 30-inch front wheel that hits your eye like a big pizza pie!

New frontiers: Drones deliver a raft of surprises in 2014

2014 wasn’t the year that drones first entered the consumer lexicon, but it did see the notion of using these unmanned vehicles to our advantage become much more palatable. Package deliveries and carrying out conventional robotic tasks...Show More Summary

Vinyl demand is so high, a record label opened its own factory to keep up

Jack White and his Third Man Records imprint aren't the only ones benefiting from the vinyl boom. Oxford, Mississippi-based Fat Possum Records took matters into its own hands, building a pressing plant to meet the demands of its avid collectors. Afte...

BiCi smart bike offers electronically-enhanced cycling

If a new crowdfunding campaign is successful, yet another "smart bike" will soon be available to consumers. Called the BiCi, it was designed by a team from Shanghai-based AOAO Studio after a four-month period of focusing on "what the...Show More Summary

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