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Police could secretly film suspects with special sunglasses

Police could soon be able to take covert photographs and videos of suspects, with the upcoming release of these sunglasses from Canadian wearable tech company Recon. The Recon Jet is being released this autumn, and in this video, it’s...Show More Summary

One Of YouTube's Greatest Innovators Is Ready For His Next Challenge

With an ADD sense of humor and internet insights from a brief stint at a search engine optimization company, Toby Turner has emerged as a YouTube star and one of the site's greatest innovators. Turner ranks fifth among independent YouTubers...Show More Summary

Video replaces the sounds in Game of Thrones with old video game sounds

If you think there's too much violence and sex and awful human behavior in Game of Thrones, you'll enjoy this light hearted remix where all the sounds of the show are replaced with old school video game noises. If you like Game of Thrones already, you'll like the video because it's more Game of Thrones. Read more...

Jacob’s Ladder Using a 10kV Oil Transformer

Jacob’s Ladders are a staple experiment in any self-respecting mad scientist’s lair — err, a hacker’s workshop. And why not? High voltage, arcing electricity, likely more than enough to kill you even — brilliant! But in all their awesomeness,...Show More Summary

CNN and Don Lemon did not have a good day in Ferguson

In the span of less than 24 hours, CNN anchor Don Lemon ended up with egg on his face not once, but twice in discussions relating to the shooting of unarmed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri last week. Last night, Lemon was engaged...Show More Summary

Verne Troyer And Robert Pattinson Just Changed Up The Ice Bucket Challenge Game In A Serious Way [Watch]

August 20 was a great day for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Unless you have spent the past few weeks under a heavy, no wifi, rock, you know what the Ice Bucket Challenge is and what it stands for. Both Verne Troyer and Robert Pattinson uploaded their own Ice Bucket Challenge videos and needless to […]

Nival's 'Etherlords' Brings World-Building and RPG Battling to the App Store on September 4th

Nival, creators of Defenders [Free], known as Prime World: Defenders outside of iOS, and King's Bounty: Legions [Free], have announced Etherlords, coming September 4th for iOS, boldly forgoing the "Title: Subtitle" format of their previous games. As well, they're trying to make a free-to-play game that is much more player-friendly than similar titles. Etherlords features

Enterprise pros say cloud, Big Data prompting radical IT shifts

The convergence of cloud computing and Big Data analytics are generating some radical rethinking about the way IT infrastructure is deployed, judging from the comments of early adopters who were interviewed at Hewlett-Packard Co.’s HP Vertica Big Data Conference  last … Continue reading ?

'The Walking Dead: Season 2' Gets Its Final Episode Next Week: "No Going Back"

I've talked about it on the podcast before, but I've been waiting for the whole enchilada of The Walking Dead: Season 2 [$4.99] before jumping in, as I really don't like waiting for episodes between cliffhanger endings. I think Lost might be responsible for just finally pushing me over the edge on that, as anyone

Goliath Grouper Gobbles Up a 4-Foot Shark in 1 Bite

Shark Week may be over, but clearly, not everyone got the message. A group fishing off the coast of Bonita Springs, Florida, accidentally hooked a 4-foot-long blacktip shark, but lurking in the waters below was an even bigger catch:Show More Summary

Upcoming 'Angry Birds Stella' Launching on September 4th

Rovio is on the verge of releasing a new wing (HEH.) in to Angry Birds universe. They've been teasing it on Twitter forever now, but Angry Birds Stella finally has a launch date of September 4th. Here's the trailer, which features no gameplay, but instead just some pretty rad animation of the cast of characters:

SMT and Thru-Hole Desoldering

My introduction to electronic manufacturing was as a production technician at Pennsylvania Scale Company in Leola PA in the early 1980’s. I learned that to work on what I wanted to work on I had to get my assigned duties done by noon or thereabouts. Show More Summary

'Zombie Highway 2' Details Spilling Out Like So Many Zombies' Entrails

Zombie Highway 2 is coming. Auxbrain's hit kill-zombies-with-a-car simulator was much beloved in its original Zombie Highway [$0.99 / Free] incarnation, and last year saw Zombie Highway: Driver's Ed [$0.99], not a true sequel but definitely a sign of things to come for the series. Zombie Highway 2 is coming this fall. Kevin Pazirandeh of

Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul Go “Barely Legal” With Julia Louis-Dreyfus In Emmy Promo [Watch]

For those Breaking Bad fans that have been in denial the show is over or have been seriously missing the Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul duo, this hilarious new Emmy promo will keep those feelings alive and put a smile on your face. Sponsored by Audi of America, this 6 minute promo features the beloved […]

C++11 variadic templates, for the doubters.

One of the simple pleasures of working at facebook is that, because we fully control the deployment environments, I've been using gcc 4.7 for awhile. That means we get to seriously embrace C++11. A variadic template, for those that don't know, is a C++ template that takes an arbitrary numbers of types. Show More Summary

New Services Enable Fans to Pay Creators Directly

The Internet is a massive revenue-generating machine, but without content, the whole model falls apart. Creative people can participate in revenue sharing on YouTube, but it’s a fairly limited way to make money. New services like ChangeTip...Show More Summary

26-Year-Old Deaf-Blind Lawyer Sues Scribd For Alleged Discrimination

A deaf-blind attorney who made Business Insider's 2013 list of the 20 most impressive Harvard Law students is now fighting for the rights of blind readers in a lawsuit against digital subscription reading service Scribd, seeking equal access for the blind. Show More Summary

Biometric Secured Golfcart Allows For Keyless Start

Who uses keys these days, really? Introducing the world’s first(?) biometric secured golf cart. Gives “push to start” a whole new meaning! [Ramicaza] lives in a small community where many families (including his!) use golf carts to commute short distances, like to the grocery store, or school. Show More Summary

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