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Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Concept Pickup Looks Riled Up & Ready To Rumble

Chevrolet's Colorado ZR2 Concept pickup picks up where its all-new for 2015 Colorado Z71 bro leaves off, and for a host of recreational off-roading fans that means where the pavement ends. 'Course, you might like the Colorado ZR2 Concept pickup as a daily driver, which is too bad because as a concept it's not available for purchase... yet.

Help The Internet Remix Barbie: I Can Be A Computer Engineer [Weird & Wonderful Web]

It’s fair to say Mattel hasn’t had a good week. And it’s all because of Barbie: I Can Be A Computer Engineer, a book that was released in 2010 but which has recently caused controversy thanks to its ridiculous storyline and sexist overtones. Show More Summary

Aerial footage shows massive roof collapse after barrage of heavy snow

Aerial footage released Saturday by the Eerie County Sheriff's Office of a massive roof collapse underscores how badly the barrage of snow has impacted area towns The video, released on the sheriff's Facebook page, was shot on Friday, according to the footage's timestamp. Show More Summary

It's Time To Revist The Shawshank Redemption

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It took Tim Robbins twenty years to dig his way to freedom through solid concrete; and this year marks the 20th anniversary of The Shawshank Redemption. That gives you a good reason to re-watch possibly the greatest movie of all time. But heck, you really don't need a reason. Read more...

Convert a Binary files to a Hex encoded Text File

A small command line utility to convert a binary file to hex encoded text file.

SpaceX's reusable rockets get help from 'X-wing' fins and drone ships

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

SpaceX's reusable rockets already have a few tricks up their metal sleeves, but it looks like they're getting at least a couple more. Elon Musk has revealed that his company is testing new technologies that will assist future Falcon 9 launches,...

Want To Make Fortune Cookies With Your Own Fortunes?

Fortune cookies are something that everyone looks forward to at the end of a meal of Chinese food. It is not so much for the cookie itself as for the message inside. While these can be a lot of fun -- especially if you add the words "in bed" to the end, sometimes they can also fall flat. Show More Summary

These are the tablets to put on your Black Friday hit list

The retail sales battle lines have been drawn: Black Friday is upon us. Some deals will be genuinely rare and valuable, while others will simply be normal discounts dressed up in Black Friday camouflage Distinguishing between the two...Show More Summary

Technology Tell Black Friday giveaway: Casetify custom iPhone 6, 6 Plus case

Less than a week to go in our Casetify iPhone case giveaway. Have you entered yet? The post Technology Tell Black Friday giveaway: Casetify custom iPhone 6, 6 Plus case appeared first on AppleTell.

On “native” advertising

In an email today I was asked by a PR person if I wanted to talk with somebody at a major newspaper about its foray into “native” advertising — a euphemism for ads made to look like editorial matter. Among other things they asked if native advertising would “signify the death of credible journalism.” Here […]

Band of Horses: The Funeral

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

A couple days ago, you might've come across this video of a guy on a bike doing an awesome loop-the-loop for a slightly cringe-worthy promo for Microsoft's Cortana. BUt before he was shilling for #Brands, Danny Macaskill was making far better videos with his friends, and setting them to Band of Horses' breakthrough single, The Funeral. Read more...

Mr. iPhone, meet Mr. Coffee

You know what's been missing in our lives? An Internet-connected, app-controlled coffeemaker. And that's why the good folks at Belkin and appliance manufacturer Jarden Corporation have teamed up to bring the world the Mr. Coffee 10-cup Smart Optimal...

Serial Surgery Saves Wacom Tablet from Landfill

Years ago, [Greg] got a Wacom Artpad II graphics tablet through Freecycle. What’s the catch, you ask? The stylus was long gone. When he found out how expensive a direct replacement would be, the tablet was laid to rest in his spare parts box. Show More Summary

Is It The Beginning Of The End For Cable Or Just A New Beginning?

5 hours agoTechnology : TechCrunch

In mid-October of this year, HBO dropped a bombshell — albeit a long-rumored one — with the news that it would launch a standalone streaming service sometime in 2015. The media and Game of Thrones fans everywhere immediately went into...Show More Summary

Woman hides camera on her butt to promote prostate cancer awareness

Another day, another hidden camera experiment that seems to expose men leering at women...kind of CJ Koegel, a fitness trainer and former MTV personality, has produced a video that features a woman wearing tight-fitting yoga pants and...Show More Summary

iPhone 6 case review: Case Mate Naked Tough Case

Naked and tough, like the Olympians of ancient Rome. The post iPhone 6 case review: Case Mate Naked Tough Case appeared first on AppleTell.

Why All These Ineffective Umbrellas Won't Just Go Away Already

5 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Winter has officially arrived (just look at Buffalo ) which means it's once again time to battle through streets clogged legions of holiday shoppers wielding eye-poking, rain-dribbling umbrellas. But one man believes he has found the perfect solution to staying dry in the wet: fancy pants. Read more...

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