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Microsoft adds new Sway presentation application to the Office family

Microsoft's Sway presentation application, available starting today in preview form, is the newest member of the Office product family.

15-Year-Old 'Outlaw Instagrammer' Tells Us What It's Like To Illegally Climb The Tallest Residential Building In NYC To Get A Breathtaking Photo

It was reported yesterday that some of the young "Outlaw Instagrammers" of NYC had been arrested following a climb of 432 Park Avenue, a building projected to be the second tallest in Manhattan and the tallest residential building in the city. Show More Summary

Mous iPhone case retracts, holds and unrolls Apple headphones

From guarding our homes to reading our blood pressure, it seems we can use the iPhone for anything and everything these days – including, of course, its original function of playing music. But one of the nuisances of using this now staple fusion...Show More Summary

Short animation: The meaning of life, explained by third graders

A trio of 9 year olds and a 6 year old helped Prince Ea come up with this lovely stop motion animation video that uses their illustrations to answer the meaning of life. Obviously, the third graders had some help in answering that unanswerable question but their illustrations are so cute and their speech is so adorable enough that it'll motivate anyone. Read more...

Hidden camera in bra reveals how many people check out a woman's body

It's an obvious stunt. Nestle Fitness outfitted a woman with a bra camera to show just how many people sneak a glance throughout the day. Spoiler! It's a lot of random eyeballs. Why did they do this? Nestle Fitness says: to remind women around the world to check their breasts regularly to help prevent breast cancer. Read more...

Did you miss our real-time coverage of Microsoft's Windows 10 reveal?

Did you miss our real-time coverage of Microsoft's Windows 10 reveal? You can now watch all 40 minutes of the presentation yourself in this video. [YouTube via The Verge] Read more...

This is probably the most fun you can have jumping on a seesaw

I think we should re-visit the playgrounds of our childhood to see how much fun we can have now. Because if it's anything like these guys from the Streaks Show, it looks like it'll be an insane amount of fun. I mean, they used a seesaw to basically jump flip out of the world of physics and gravity and momentum. Read more...

Tim and Eric Switch On Jeff Goldblum's Weird in Lightbulb Commercial

Jeff Goldblum has found the role he was born to play: famous person Terry Quattro. In this advertisement for GE Link lighting solutions, the Hefner-esque Goldblum struts around the screen with his "lighting servant" and sparkly-dressed...Show More Summary

Add CNC to your…Propane Tank??!?

  It’s starting to be that time of year again; the Halloween-themed hacks are rolling in. [John Lauer] needed a propane-powered flame effect for his backyard ICBM “crash site”. Rather than pony up for an expensive, electronically-controlled...Show More Summary

The state of OpenStack’s community, according to the Foundation’s head | #OpenStackSV

Four years after launch, OpenStack is finally starting to see the first user communities forming, according to the head of the industry consortium that oversees the development of the fast-emerging cloud framework. In his latest appearance on theCUBE during a … Continue reading ?

USB Drives Have Serious Security Flaws

That little thing that you stick in your computer to store or transfer data can also mean very bad news. The USB device or “flash drive” can be reconfigured to work like a little thief, for instance, being made to mimic a keyboard and take instructions from the master thief to rip off data or install malware. Show More Summary

What's Inside a Golf Ball

If you've been paying attention, you know that insides of golf balls are unexpectedly beautiful —like psychedelic bullseyes or surreal alien planets. But what is all that colorful stuff made of ? As this video from Wired shows, golf ball is a serious piece of technology crammed into a mere 1.62 ounces. Read more...

How To Make An 'Invisibility Cloak' At Home For Under $100

Physicists at the University of Rochester have created an incredibly versatile cloaking device, which hides things from view. But more importantly, you can make this crazy concealing device at home for under $100. All it takes is four lenses, an optics bench for holding the lenses in place, and an insatiable appetite for making things disappear. Show More Summary

An open letter to tech journalists covering iPhone 6 Plus bending issue

Apple’s entry into the big screen smartphone market has been largely successful considering the record 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus units sold in the opening weekend, however there has been one particular “issue” that seems to suggest otherwise. After a few images of a bent iPhone 6 plus surfaced online the media took immediate notice and widely reported... Read More

Must Watch Sci-Fi Short: Envoy [Video]

A young boy discovers an apparently friendly (but deadly) alien creature and winds up entangled in a top secret government operation. To the people who made this: WE WANT A FULL FILM! :) Director: DAVID WEINSTEIN Producers: DAVID WEINSTEIN, MARIAM PRICE, ADAM COGGIN VFX Supervisor: ADAM COGGIN Photography: MARIO CONTINI Editor: PHIL BUCCI Music: EDWIN […]

This MP3 Experiment Shows What 2,000 Smartphone Speakers Sound Like

Improv Everywhere is an NYC-based guerrilla prank group who's various missions have included planning a massive Best Buy infiltration and turning a busy New York subway stop into an underground spa. For their latest social experiment, the team gave 2,000 people instructions via headphones, severely confusing local residents. Read more...

How Jerry Yang Made The Most Lucrative Bet In Tech History

Yahoo got the cash. Its bounced-out founder got the vindication. How the jackpot Alibaba deal went down on a casual beach stroll, and what Yang plans to do next as the Valley's new power broker to Asia.

‘Taken 3’ Trailer Pits Liam Neeson Against The World

The new trailer for Taken 3 hit the internet today and Liam Neeson is in top form. The plot for Taken 3 is a little different than it’s predecessors. Mainly, no one gets taken in the new movie. Well, at least not in the trailer. The clip starts with Liam Neeson discovering his murdered wife’s body. The cops catch […]

Retrotechtacular: The First Atlas Launch

As the Cold War conflict expanded in the 1950s, the Soviet Union dry-tested a hydrogen bomb and defense tactics became a top priority for the United States. Seeking to create a long-range nuclear missile option, the Air Force contracted Convair Astronautics to deliver SM-65 Atlas, the first in series of ICBMs. Show More Summary

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