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It's almost vacation season, so you should start planning accordingly. In this case, here are some places you definitely do not want to book your tickets to. If you want to see how horribly a v...
We've all heard the myth that American beer is weak and not for "Real" men but I am here to tell you that that is COMPLETE crap. Yes, there is still
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You'll just have to watch the new OK Go to appreciate its geeky awesomeness. But a little bit of background: The video, directed by James Frost, began with a sketch dreamed up the band. Then, they put it to Mindshare/Synnlabs, a collective of enginee...
Short videos about numbers, maths and all sorts of other numbery stuff. We'll make you love numbers!
Funny photography, sometimes with luck, sometimes just perfectly timed.. Check out Part 2: 20 more Perfectly Timed Photos
A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
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Take this "test" as your personal challenge. This test does not measure your intelligence, your fluency with words, and certainly not your mathematical ability. It will, however, give you some gauge of your mental flexibility and creativity. Few peo...
Koalas to the Max, a site made with love by Vadim Ogievetsky for Annie Albagli
This is probably the largest, least creative title for a post ever, but it's also one of the most descriptive as well. The video is a commercial by DOCOMO for the Touch Wood SH-08C, a limited edition phone of which there are only 15,000 being made. B...
Another selection of strange signs sent in by readers on their travels.
Someone told me that if there are 20 people in a room, there's a 50/50 chance that two of them will have the same birthday. How can such a small group have two people with the same birthday in it?
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Want to make sure you win the coin toss just a little more often than you should? I certainly do, so I made some unfair coins. We'll use the beta distribution to see just how unfair they are. Wh
We delight in the art and science behind making our rums‚ÄîThe careful transformation of sugar cane into a rarified essence. We aim to share our passion for the craft with you.
Light emitting diodes form the numbers on digital clocks, send data from remote controls and light up traffic signals. Find out how LEDs work.
Don't limit yourself to just plugging in simple search terms to Google; check out this infographic and learn a search string search or two.
Let's say that it were possible to bore a tunnel from one side of Earth, through the center and out the other side. If you were to jump into the tunnel on one side of the planet, what would happen?
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Control of precise aggressive maneuvers with an autonomous quadrotor helicopter. This is a small autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Demonstrations of ...
The web is a generally free place, but some sites and services want to make it annoying to navigate and enjoy. Stream any video you'd like, see the sites you need, and get at services you thought were down with these tips. Photo by chidorian. 10.
Every fall, I explain to a fresh batch of Ph.D. students what a Ph.D. is.
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Its lack of jetpacks means Heinlein's visions of future warfare have still not come to pass, but we're getting closer with word that Lockheed Martin'
Do you consider yourself a power user? It's a tough question. After all, where do you draw the line? Hardware hacking? Command-line skills? Unix? These 29 essential PC skills define the core competency of any power user. As we sat down to answer this...
Fifty years ago, the United States Air Force discovered its top-secret Lockheed U-2 spy plane was nightmarishly tricky to fly. To keep aircraft from crashing, they began using high-speed chase/guide cars during take-offs and landings.
This amazing video by Spacecraft Films shows the July 16, 1969 launch of the Apollo 11 mission that landed the first humans on the moon. The camera was rolling at a whopping 500 frames per second, all...
The black art of setting up an SSD isn't that dark, nor is it much of an art. Chris fills us in on how to get the most out of your solid state drive.
High speed bullet pictures passing through various objects! It is almost impossible to capture a speeding bullet with your eye. Here are 30 high speed bullet photos captured using high speed cameras.
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Visit any forum or website to find something useful and they will ask you to register. Every time a forum asks me to register, I simply close the site. You
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If you're like most PC users, you probably got Windows 7 with a new PC or laptop. And if you're like 99% of the population, you get your new machines from one of the major manufacturers. Dell, Acer, HP, Toshiba, … Continue reading →
Now this is kind of amazing. Remember those Intel 'rock star' ads -- featuring the co-creator of USB, Ajay Bhatt? Of course you
iPod Touch users download 18 apps per month on average versus 10 for iPhone users and 9 for Android users.
We've already mentioned the new Jump Lists feature in Windows 7 as one of our favorite features of the burgeoning operating system, and today we're taking a closer look at how you can use them to save time. For those of you that haven't yet tried out...
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This little robot solves a sudoku puzzle all by itself. It scans the sudoku puzzle using a light sensor. It calculates the solution to the puzzle and then writes the digits.
Angeles National Forest, in the hills outside of Los Angeles currently has several wildfires tearing through it, the largest of which - named the Station Fire - has so far burned over 140,000 acres, destroyed nearly 100 structures, and claimed the li...