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22 May 03:30

Zap! Vworp! Pew! Pew!

sleep is dumb

Tonight's comic contains a very difficult Space Choice.

22 May 05:45

 A new app for lumbersexuals. (by Dan Meth)

 A new app for lumbersexuals. (by Dan Meth)

22 May 03:59

4gifs: Dude, we’re at the park, let’s go! [video]


Dude, we’re at the park, let’s go! [video]

22 May 07:33

In Russia...

by Brad
Cooper Griggs

via Bewarethewumpus

22 May 05:00

Comic for 2015.05.22

22 May 05:33

Help these 30-year-old Intellivision games live again on PC

by Timothy J. Seppala
Cooper Griggs

Anyone else have one of these consoles?

One of the biggest problems facing video games as an artistic medium is one of preservation. Thanks to HD remasters, digital distribution and the Internet Archive that's becoming less of an issue. But we still need to do more to keep a record and con...
22 May 11:19

You won't need waves with this $20,000 electric surfboard

by Steve Dent
If you want to surf, but are too lazy to paddle or look for waves, the Wakejet Cruise from Swedish outfit Radinn is for you! The company says it "marries the agility and speed of wakeboarding with the freedom of surfing," but that doesn't mean you ca...
22 May 15:46

Re/code: Apple wants local stations on its web TV service

by Daniel Cooper
Cooper Griggs

That would be really cool

Earlier this week, folks in the know claimed that Apple's HDTV project had been junked after more than a decade of development. Now, however, Re/code is reporting that the company is still working on an online TV service for its devices, but wants to...
22 May 16:53

Bionic eye implant promises a lifetime of perfect vision

by Andrew Tarantola
An optometrist in British Columbia claims to have invented an easily implantable device that provides its wearer with vision "three times better than 20/20" for life. Dubbed the Ocumetics Bionic Lens by its inventor Dr. Garth Webb, this device appear...
22 May 19:22

Hot Pockets imagines its greasy place in the VR gaming future

by Roberto Baldwin
Hot Pockets are the official food of those who have declared: "I've given up caring about my health and I just want radiated bread, cheese and 'meat.'" But you can't deny how easy it is to pop one in the microwave when you're just the right amount of...
22 May 20:55

HBO Now survey points to possible subscription discounts

by Nicole Lee
Paying $15 a month for HBO Now is a pretty good deal, especially if you're a cord cutter who yearns for your weekly fix of Game of Thrones. But what if even that price is a little too rich for your blood? Well, HBO could be considering prepaid discou...
23 May 00:31

Meat your match with this Tinder-swiping steak

by Andrew Tarantola
Dating apps are often characterized as 21st century "meat markets" and, thanks to this Dutch art installation, Tinder's getting uncomfortably close the real thing. The piece, appropriately called Tender, was built by four students at Leiden Universit...
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22 May 14:35

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22 May 21:50

Guy hoverboards across a Canadian lake and into history

by Andrew Tarantola
No, this isn't some guerilla marketing campaign for Back to the Future's upcoming pseudo-anniversary. It's a world record-setting flight by Canadian inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru aboard a homebrew hoverboard. He recently piloted this prototype near...
20 May 21:35

cleanandsupreme: Tumblr. & Insta.

22 May 23:26

Random LA #freakiness #planter #boxes #losangeles #california...

Random LA #freakiness
#planter #boxes #losangeles #california #trowel #spade #dirt #babyarm (at Playa Del Rey, California)

20 May 20:01

(Fact Sources: [1] [2]) For more facts, follow Ultrafacts 

(Fact Sources: [1] [2]) For more facts, follow Ultrafacts 

22 May 04:46

(via gifsboom:Cat Wearing Cone Finds a New Way to Drink Water)

22 May 02:31

Brain implants control robot arm well enough to grab a beer

by Mariella Moon
Cooper Griggs

Until he gets drunk and pokes his eye out!

A paralyzed man named Erik Sorto has finally been able to drink beer on his own after 13 years, and it's all thanks to a robotic arm controlled solely by his mind. If you've been following our robotics coverage, you'll know it isn't the first mind-co...
21 May 21:58

'Ballistic Wallpaper' bombproofs US combat shelters

by Andrew Tarantola
At a recent DoD Lab Day, the US Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) unveiled a unique defensive product. Dubbed "ballistic wallpaper," this amalgamation of kevlar fiber threading and flexible polymer film is design...
21 May 18:00

(photo via mranthony101)

(photo via mranthony101)

20 May 18:23

Hydrogen-powered drone will fly for hours at a time

by Jon Fingas
Even the nicer drones you can buy typically last for just minutes in the air, which isn't much help if you're delivering packages or shooting movies. Horizon Unmanned Systems (HUS) thinks it has a solution, however: hydrogen power. Its recently unvei...
21 May 06:04

Americans are using more energy, but green tech is softening the blow

by Jon Fingas
It may be tough to satisfy the US' seemingly never-ending thirst for energy, but clean power sources are at least helping to soften the impact. Researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have determined that Americans' energy use climb...
21 May 09:22

Britain now prefers cashless payments to notes and coins

by Matt Brian
Cooper Griggs

Anyone watch the Zeitgeist series?

It's taken a while, but the UK is now primarily cashless. No, it's not all-digital, but for the first time, consumers and businesses are making more payments with cards, smartphones and online banking than standard notes and coins. That's according t...
21 May 02:14

dear tumblrseriously tumblr, i will pay you money to make this...

Cooper Griggs


dear tumblr

seriously tumblr, i will pay you money to make this stop.

i will pay for no ads, for a messaging system that works, and for you to stop recommending blogs to me.

i’ve been here 8 years. i will do this. please take me up on it.

21 May 02:38

"nah, not tonight, that will only make me angry."

Cooper Griggs

me too

“nah, not tonight, that will only make me angry.”

- me, going through my netflix queue. i may have too many angry-hippie docs queued for my own good.