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Thursday, July 31, 2014

These Maniacs Cooked Steak With Molten Lava and Lightning

What have you grilled on this summer? A propane burner? A charcoal fire? Maybe even a fire pit? How about A RIVER OF LAVA? That's exactly how the gastronomical adventurers at Bompas & Parr recently cooked... These Maniacs Cooked Steak With Molten Lava and Lightning

An Accidental Wikipedia Hoax - Slashdot

Andreas Kolbe writes: The Daily Dot's EJ Dickson reports how she accidentally discovered that a hoax factoid she added over five years ago as a stoned sophomore to the Wikipedia article on "Amelia Bedelia,... An Accidental Wikipedia Hoax

Learn Linux with This Free edX Course from the Linux Foundation

Intro to Linux is normally a $2,400 course from the Linux Foundation, but it's being offered for free now on edX. If you've ever wanted to learn how to use the open source operating system, there's no... Learn Linux with This Free edX Course from the Linux Foundation

The Common Facebook Scams You Should Never Click On

It's been a little sad to watch Facebook devolve from being a squeaky clean site full of people you love to a spam-ridden wasteland. And with a fifth of the world's population using the site, you can be sure the spam is going to keep coming. So you need all the help you can get separating the good links from the bad.

This Flowchart Helps Cleans Your Closet with Quick Decisions

Closets can quickly get cluttered with clothes and then it's time to clean. But what do you keep and what do you throw out? Owltastic Adventures designed a neat infographic that you can print and hang... This Flowchart Helps Cleans Your Closet with Quick Decisions

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies - Official Teaser Trailer [HD] From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Fiv... The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies - Official Teaser Trailer [HD]

Our Secret Universe

Welcome to a human cell - the fundamental unit of life. This is an inner universe that is only just beginning to give up its secrets. The Secret Life of a Cell

The First Man-Made Biological Leaf Turns Light and Water Into Oxygen

If humanity hopes to realize its dreams of exploring the stars, we're going to need to find ways to recreate life on Earth aboard a spaceship. Simply stockpiling enough vital supplies isn't going to cut... The First Man-Made Biological Leaf Turns Light and Water Into Oxygen

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Intelligent People All Have One Thing In Common: They Stay Up Later Than You

There’s an electricity in the moon. A pulse, a magic, an energy. A bewitching entrancement unlike that of the sun.

Hacking traffic lights for fun and profit!

In a few weeks, at WOOT (the USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies -- an academic conference where security researchers demonstrate broken stuff), a team from the University of Michigan will be presenting... Hacking traffic lights for fun and profit!

10 Ways Men Can Combat Sexist Entitlement in Public

After the tragic mass murder in Isla Vista, CA in May, violence driven by Elliot Rodger's misogyny and racism, countless women used the hashtag #YesAllWomen to voice the endless ways in which overt...

Monday, July 28, 2014

Two Former McDonald's Executives Are Leading A Fast-Food Revolution

Two former McDonald's executives are trying to bring kale, quinoa, and other upscale foods to the masses with a restaurant chain called LYFE Kitchen.

Riffstation Teaches Guitar By Showing Chords as a Song's Video Plays

Learning to play guitar is a difficult, fulfilling, and fun hobby. The web site Riffstation lets you crank that fun up to 11 by teaching you how to play a song exactly while the music video plays.

Watch Weird Al Tear Up When He Learns His Album Is No. 1 on the Billboard Charts


Horror Classic 'The Evil Dead' Coming to TV With Star Bruce Campbell

Campbell is also cowriting the series with director-writer Sam Raimi and his brother, Ivan Raimi YAS!!

Borg Cube Mini-Fridge Assimilates Your Cold Ones

It's apparently taken some 27 years for a marketing genius at Paramount to realize that the cube-shaped Borg ship introduced in Star Trek: The Next Generation bears an uncanny resemblance to a mini fridge. But someone has finally put two and two together resulting in what's easily one of the best Star Trek-themed products of the past 20+ years.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Weird Facial Disguise Can Fool Algorithms, But Not Your Friends

The NSA made me slather my face in make-up. Or, it didn't make me, exactly. But last spring, I found myself wandering around D.C., wearing dazzle camouflage for the first time. ...

Robbie Lawler Pigs Out Following UFC on FOX 12 Win Over Matt Brown

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes shared a photo, from behind the scenes at UFC on FOX 12, of Robbie Lawler's post-victory meal. Check it:

21 Undeniable Struggles All Band Geeks Know To Be True

Please pass the cork grease.

Gas Station Clerk MMA Fighter Foils Robbery Attempt By Three Men

A southside convenience store clerk turned the tables on a pair of accused robbers on July 10 on South Wayside near Interstate 45. "The first guy I saw,

45 Phenomenal Moments That Are The Definition Of Perfect Timing


Single Dad Laughing

My favorite things I've seen floatin' around Facebook today! Like your favorites! And share your own amazing Facebook findings with me in the comments below; I'll add them to tomorrow's post.

Skip the Gnome and Put a Fallen AT-AT On Your Lawn

The exact reason why people feel the need to adorn their lawns and gardens with ceramic gnomes may never be known, but maybe it's a not-so-secret way to show their allegiance towards a race of tiny human-like fantasy creatures? If that's the case, why not instead display your loyalties for something a little more based in reality? Like the giant walking robot AT-ATs from The Empire Strikes Back.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

5 Easy Ways to Reorganize Your Kitchen Like a Master Chef

Does your kitchen look like a bomb went off even before you've started cooking? Do you spend more time looking for ingredients than actually using them? Here are five simple steps you can take towards the functional cooking space you've always wanted.

This Website Makes Building Lego Mosaics as Easy as Uploading a Photo

Lego gives you unrestricted artistic and architectural expression. That is what's so great about those tiny blocks of awesome, but not everyone has the time or patience to create a brick-filled masterpiece. One website hopes to change that.


When a douchebag is an even bigger douche below the surface: Doucheberg.

Artist turns Wi-Fi signals into beautiful trails of light

Friday, July 25, 2014

A Multi-Function Clip That Hides a Toolbox In Your Hair

A Leatherman multi-tool hanging off your belt is a great way to stay prepared for emergencies, but it means you look like someone with a Leatherman hanging off their belt--and that part's not so great. This innocuous hair clip is a better alternative. It manages to replicate the functionality of quite a few tools, but will all but disappear when used to keep your bangs at bay.

The '10 percent brain myth' and other stupid things we believe on the Internet

Unlocking Your Phone is About to be Legal Again

Looking to overturn a longstanding Library of Congress decision to Fort Knox your gadgets to a specific carrier, the "Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act" (S.517) just hurdled its second major obstacle on its way to becoming a law. Now, the bill only needs the POTUS' signature and smartphones will be able travel among carriers uninterrupted. This is all pretty much a formality as the president has come out in support of the policy.

A Creative Dad Just Made Water Balloon Fights Way More Efficient

Josh Malone, along with his kids, came up with a much faster way to replace the time-consuming process of creating water balloons.

أثر الانسان على الطبيعة

علاقة الانسان بالطبيعة والبيئة المحيطة به ... فيديو مؤثر جداً

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The genius of Rodney Mullen Official, who has been quietly skating in the shadows over the last few years, and is just now emerging to share his discoveries with the rest of us. He sent me some new footage shot for Gracias L.A.(in Ben Harper's house). This is just a taste; full edit coming to Ride Channel soon. Video: Ben Fordham

Man finds out the painful way what happens when you hit a phone battery with a hammer

This Simple Contraption Lets You Make 100 Water Balloons Every Minute

Like with nuclear war, a water balloon fight isn't about pinpoint accuracy. What's most important is raining down as much soakage on your opponent as quickly as possible.

Sunday, July 20, 2014


"Weird Al" Yankovic - Mandatory Fun

Download Weird Al's new album Mandatory Fun on iTunes!

Citizen Science Project: Fireflies! | Natural History Museum of Utah

For many years, our entomologist has been hearing anecdotes from Utahns about occasional firefly sightings. Now we’re partnering with scientists at BYU to track down exactly where, and what, they are!

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Check out the crystal tools ancient Americans used to kill their dinner

Lets Rage!

Bass Hair

VIDEO: Watch the Judo contest the world is talking about! SHARE if you would like to see a rematch.

Every garage door should have one of these.. James Ellis

Zack Shutt

Kicked out of laser-tag for too many melee attacks.

12 Creative Ways To Use Floor Tile - Design Milk

If you need floor tile renovation ideas, take a look at these 12 rooms with some seriously creative tile floors from dynamic color to intense patterns. 12 Rooms with Creative Tile Floors

Friday, July 18, 2014

Weird Al is battling Jason Mraz for No. 1 on the Billboard 200

Quick-Brined Pork Chops with Pan-Fried Cauliflower - Amateur Gourmet

For the past few months, I've been buying kosher chicken breasts from Trader Joe's not because I prefer kosher chicken breasts but because Trader Joe's Quick-Brined Pork Chops with Pan-Fried Cauliflower

Scientists use wireless Oculus Rift to create real life holodeck

Scientists at the Max-Planck-Institut in Germany have created the closest thing we have to a real life holodeck using a wireless Oculus Rift and multiple cameras distributed inside a 32-foot by 32-foot room. Of course, it's still far away from Star Trek, but it works. Watch the video to see how:

1 Minute That Will Change The Way You Think.. James Ellis

Text your friends even when you don't have service

Ever needed to send a message to a friend from the boonies? A company called goTenna has just launched a device that connects to your phone via Bluetooth Text your friends even when you don't have service

On this day: Disneyland Opened

On July 17, 1955, Walt Disney opened the first of his corporation's theme parks - [Disneyland][1] in Anaheim, CA. Although 14,000 guests and media were invited, just as many people with fake ticket... On this day: Disneyland Opened

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