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Guy Using Wheel Barrow To Do Skateboard Tricks Is Hilariously Absurd

Here’s the progression of my thoughts when I first saw this video of Hä Wie using a golden wheel barrow to do skateboard tricks on the street. I thought it was so dumb. So, so stupid. And then I started giggling. And then I started laughing. And then I started wondering, wait, is this any less ridiculous than skateboarding? More »      

Muse: Showbiz

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

15 years ago, a tiny British alt rock band, led by concert pianist/conspiracy theorist Matthew Bellamy, released their debut album, Showbiz. Nowadays, Muse plays sell-out stadium shows with ridiculous pyrotechnic displays and gymnasts dangling from blimps, but back then, they were just another semi-goth band of community college dropouts. Read more...

Just an awesome two minute video of badass action scenes from movies

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Oh, nothing to see here. Oh wait. Just kidding. There is everything to see here. This two minute clip of action scenes from MovieClips Trailers is so badass that I've watched it multiple times now. I can't get enough. In fact, it has me hankering for an action movie so bad. Good thing John Wick is out in theaters, right? Read more...

Allied aircraft deliver massive bombing to destroy a single ISIS flag

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The AFP is reporting (in Spanish) about the massive bombing operation over a single ISIS flag placed on a tiny, almost nonexistent hill next to the Turkish border and the Syrian city of Kobane, which ISIS and Kurdish troops are fighting for. This video was filmed from the Turkish frontier. This is what followed. Read more...

Video: You might not care about 4K TVs, but you still need to watch Sony’s amazing new ad

The next big thing in television might be 4K (or even 5K, for some). Or smarter TVs. Or curvy smart TVs that also do 4K. But that doesn’t mean you really need them, especially 4K big-screen TVs, since there isn’t enough actual 4K content to consume in the first place. Show More Summary

Play Games in Full Screen Borderless Windowed Mode: 96.5% More Alt-Tab

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

Playing a game in windowed mode makes it easy to switch between the game and other apps. Many games give you the option of running the game in a full screen window, but if you want…

Guy Proposes with a Custom TARDIS

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

The two most powerful forces in the universe are love and Doctor Who. So when it comes to geeky wedding proposals, if you don’t involve Doctor Who you are doing it wrong. This guy gets it…

PhotoMath Application Solves Algebra Equations Automatically

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Oh Gizmo!

Remember solving algebra equations in school? Ya, neither do we. It was one of those things you learnt just before the exam, and quickly expunged from your memory afterwards. It The post PhotoMath Application Solves Algebra Equations Automatically appeared first on OhGizmo!.

‘Brain training’ won’t make you smarter or stave off Alzheimer’s after all

Finally: some good news for the lazy, can’t-be-bothered-with-Sudoku types among us. Turns out, ‘brain training’ software and apps aren’t doing a darn thing. Yep, even though Nicole Kidman strongly implied the DS version would make us...Show More Summary

A Complete C64 System, Emulated on an STM32

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

The Commodore 64 is the worlds bestselling computer, and we’re pretty sure most programmers and engineers above a certain age owe at least some of their career to this brown/beige keyboard that’s also a computer. These engineers are all grown up now, and it’s about time for a few remakes. Show More Summary

I Love the Smell of Rocket Candy in the Morning

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

[Grant Thompson aka "The King of Random"] has created a great tutorial on making sugar rocket motors. [Grant] is using a fuel based on potassium nitrate and sugar. Known as Rocket Candy or R-Candy in the amateur rocket community, various forms of this mixture have been used for decades. Show More Summary

Is this the best Hallowe’en costume ever?

What happens when you attach LEDs to a toddler in a stick-man formation and film her running around? Here’s what – a video that’s been viewed more than 22 million times on YouTube, and a truly awesome business idea. As the Telegraph reports, what started out as a bit of fun has been turned into a full-time business, after the... Show More Summary

Egg-o-matic Egg Mold Makes Hard-Boiled Skulls

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

The second I saw this weird egg mold, I was reminded of that scene in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom where they eat brains right out of monkey skulls. This egg mold makes your…

Mother Takes A Holiday: Selling Women's Liberation With Technology

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The 30-minute 1952 film Mother Takes a Holiday was produced by the Whirlpool Corporation to sell washers and dryers. Whether it achieved this goal or not I really don't know, but it's a fascinating artifact of post-war techno-utopian thinking, slathered with a healthy dose of sexism. Read more...

It’s official: Sex started in Scotland, says science

A palaeontologist has discovered when and where reproduction by copulation and internal fertilisation (also known as S-E-X) first took place. Professor John Long from Flinders University in South Australia dates heterosexual, penetrative sex to 385 million years ago in the place that later became Scotland (and OK, fine, to Estonia and China, too. Show More Summary

Man Finishes Super Mario 64, GoldenEye 007 & Zelda: OoT in Less Than 1 Hour

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

So you’ve finished some of your favorite game more times than you can count. You know all the shortcuts and can even finish them in one sitting. What’s your next challenge? If you’re YouTuber KarlJobst, you…

Retrotechtacular: Core Competencies

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

As the dashing officer shown above will tell you, early data processing machines and ADP systems employed two types of magnetic cores for memory and other purposes. This 1961 U.S. Army training film is an introduction to the properties of ferrite cores, which are commonly made from nickel alloy and other magnetic materials. Show More Summary

Android Wear Is So Much Cooler When It’s Running a Game Boy Emulator

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

Smartwatches are imminent, but they’re not quite useful enough yet to have become any more than a niche product for hardcore tech geeks, much like Google Glass. Personally, if I were to drop a few hundred…

Smartwatches Fulfill Their True Destiny With a Game Boy Emulator

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

Queens of YouTube: eight female vloggers who you’ll want to be your new best friend

Just when parents, career advisers and the media had got their heads around ‘becoming a professional blogger’ as a valid life choice, Gen Y moved things on a step. With social media becoming increasingly visual (why write a tweet inShow More Summary

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