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7 Weird Things Found in and Under Parking Lots

From Viking parliaments to kings to bee swarms … you’d be surprised to learn about all the strange thinks found in -- and under -- parking lots......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverNov 5th, 2013

Weird Things To Buy: The Million Dollar Parking Spot

If you’re reading this from the Midwest, or the South, or somewhere fairly affordable, you’re probably gasping at the thought of spending as much as $1 million on something like a parking spot—something many of us can get for free. But if you’re r.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated NewsSep 12th, 2014

Lots of us have had the urge to jump to our doom

A recent study found that the urge to jump off tall things is pretty common, even among people who are not suicidal......»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsJul 8th, 2014

Those Ugly Surface Parking Lots Are Actually Costing Cities Money

Parking lots are already one of the worst things ever invented by humans—acres of buckling, blighted fields of concrete that often sit completely empty. But now a new study shows that parking is not only ugly, it's actually making cities lose revenue.Re.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 7th, 2014

RIP, Lucius Shepard, gone too soon

Lucius Shepard, one of science fiction's great writers, has died. He was 66. I had met Lucius on several occasions and found him to be just as you'd hope from his novels: smart and witty (but lots of writers are smart and witty), and kind, and weird in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsMar 20th, 2014

The 38 Most Interesting Designs of 2013

Welcome to the end of another year, people! We made it, and not without a ton of brand new stuff to carry us into 2014 and beyond. We saw lots of beautiful, interesting, and just plain weird things, but here we’ve rounded up the items that stuck wit.....»»

Category: gadgetsSource:  techandgadgetnewsRelated NewsDec 31st, 2013

The 38 Most Interesting Designs of 2013

Welcome to the end of another year, people! We made it, and not without a ton of brand new stuff to carry us into 2014 and beyond. We saw lots of beautiful, interesting, and just plain weird things, but here we've rounded up the items that stuck with us; .....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsDec 31st, 2013

Ancient cemetery found under parking lot in England

It would seem parking lots in England are the places to go for those wanting to find some ancient bones – or, in this case, a rather large grave, which is said to be the final resting place of individuals of different religions, making it especially.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsMay 4th, 2013

ATM skimming comes to non-ATM payment terminals in train stations, etc

ATM skimming isn't limited to ATMs! There are lots of terminals that ask you to swipe your card and/or enter a PIN, and many of them are less well-armored and -policed than actual cashpoints. Skimmers have been found on train-ticket machines, parking mete.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsApr 6th, 2013

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: HP Sprout, New Fitbits, And Other Wrist-Worn Tech

 Fitbit announced a few new devices, including the Fitbit Charge and the Fitbit Surge, both of which we’re excited about. Plus, HP is doing all kinds of weird things, not least of which is the announcement of an odd new computer, projector type.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News17 hr. 49 min. ago

2015 Scion tC Release Series 9.0 Revealed in Orange and Black

This Scion should be easy to spot in crowded parking lots......»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated NewsOct 30th, 2014

Doug the Pug terrorizes children with cuteness for Halloween

Halloween is near, so all things scary, weird and creepy are out in full force. So it's only fitting that our favorite terrifying (read: adorable) dog, Doug the Pug, took to his local park to give some children a fright. Results of attempted scares were m.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 29th, 2014

Ad Forecasters Offer "Mildly Bizarre" Glimpse of the Future

There are two things all advertising geeks love: graphics and numbers – lots and lots of numbers. You can positively hear the crunching sound of those digits whenever you’re in the presence of anyone in an advertising-related industry. (Full d.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsOct 28th, 2014

Vulnerability in widely used "strings" utility could spell trouble for malware analysts

One of the first things a malware analyst does when encountering a suspicious executable file is to extract the text strings found inside it, because they can provide immediate clues about its purpose. This operation has long been considered safe, but it .....»»

Category: topSource:  techworldRelated NewsOct 27th, 2014

F1 2014 Errors, Save Fix, Bugs, Crashes and Fixes

When it comes to Codemasters and its racing titles for PC, the association doesn’t seem too friendly as with every new title, there are at least one or two things that caused problems in the previous games still found prevalent in the latest iterati.....»»

Category: gameSource:  segmentnextRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2014

Lone Stars: 11 Up-and-Coming Austin Musicians to Watch

Weird and wonderful, one of the very first things that comes to mind when you think of Austin, Texas, is the city’s vibrant music scene. In fact, Austin describes itself as the “Live Music Capital of the World,” and all signs point to th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2014

iFixit tears down the new Retina iMac, finds it largely unchanged over previous versions

The folks over at iFixit have gotten their hands on one of Apple’s new 27″ Retina iMacs, and, as they are wont to do, immediately opened it up to find out what makes these things tick. Inside they found that most of the internal components are.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsOct 17th, 2014

Twitpic’s shutdown saga comes to a weird end that founder calls embarrassing

A month or so after telling the world Twitpic would be shutting down, then backtracking and saying it had found a buyer, Twitpic has reversed its position once again. The service,….....»»

Category: mediaSource:  gigaomRelated NewsOct 17th, 2014

Big Man Gyrates With Bear, Things Get Weird at NHL Game

It's a classic sports tale: A hefty fan takes off his shirt and shakes everything his momma gave him to "Turn Down For What" at an NHL game. He guzzles beer. A person in a bear suit joins the party. The two engage in some mildly NSFW getting down A few da.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 17th, 2014

Whisper found to be tracking users, sharing info

You’d think an anonymous app would let you be, well, anonymous. Whisper, which promises users they’re safe from things like being known, have come under fire today. It seems their service is guilty of tracking the location of users, and sharing that i.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsOct 16th, 2014

Weird things human sent into the stratosphere (mostly as marketing)

Including: bacon (video above), beer, Lego Minifigures, a toy robot, an armchair... the list goes on, over at Smithsonian......»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsOct 13th, 2014