What a Cluster: When Dark Matter Collides, Things Get Weird

Dark matter just got a shade more mysterious. Scientists studying a smashup between giant clusters of galaxies have watched how each cluster's dark matter passes through the collision -- and found that it seems to contradict certain theories of how dark m.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsMar 30th, 2015

Apple’s weird minivan caught on tape — self-driving car, or mapping?

There’s lots of speculation that Apple is getting into the automotive game, with a van found to be leased tot hem roaming the streets of California with special equipment mounted to the top. Though it’s not totally clear what the van and equipment are.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2015

On "Once Upon a Time," the Snow Queen is assembling the magical Avengers

Once Upon a Time’s twisted family connections took a turn for the weird last week when we found out that the Snow Queen was once Emma’s foster mother, and this week, things got even stranger. It turns out that the Snow Queen had two sisters wh.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2014

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

9 baby monitors wide open to hacks that expose users’ most private moments

Despite its ubiquity, Internet of Things security still isn't ready for prime time. The security of Internet-connected baby monitors got a failing grade from researchers who found critical vulnerabilities in all nine of the models they reviewed. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2015

Forklift driver accidentally moves portable toilet with woman still inside

LONDON – Ever used a portable toilet and found yourself worrying that some joker might try to tip it over? Well, don't – it turns out there are actually far more unsettling things you should be worrying about instead. Imagine how an unnamed wo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2015

The most absurd tidbits from Us Weekly"s "25 things you didn"t know about me" column

Thanks to Us Weekly's feature, "25 Things You Didn't Know About Me," we all found out last week that Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings. He's also apparently the only singer to have been in prison while also having a number one record — but that's ano.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 31st, 2015

Possible Travelling Wise Man Found Walking Naked Along Highway

According to details of an arrest affidavit out of Florida, a man probably named “Nathan” was arrested for walking naked along a major road. The story gets really weird from there. Indian River County Sheriff’s officials responded to several 911 cal.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated NewsAug 28th, 2015

GIFstory: The origins of 3 weird GIFs revealed

Another week, another set of GIF mysteries to solve. Taking requests from the TNW Slack channel as well as things around the ‘net, I’ve uncovered the details behind three GIFs you’ve probably seen on social media throughout the years. Every GIF ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextwebRelated NewsAug 28th, 2015

Yet another Martian UFO found, say UFO enthusiasts

Mars Curiosity Rover has spotted many interesting things on its mission, like this UFO, a tiny Millennium Falcon type star freighter, heavily modded for use on Mars. Read the rest.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsAug 28th, 2015

How to Build a Globe From Scratch

Time, patience, time, dedication, and time are just a few of the things Peter Bellerby needed to found and subsequently operate Bellerby & Co. Globemakers, one of the only companies on Earth that still makes globes by hand. Read more........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsAug 28th, 2015

25 Small Things to Do in Everyday Life to Boost Happiness

Happiness is a big word, but it can be found in the smallest of things. Whether it’s the smell of... The post 25 Small Things to Do in Everyday Life to Boost Happiness appeared first on Lifehack. Happiness is a big word, but i.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated NewsAug 27th, 2015

Smart phone not a smart choice when facing depression

Depressed people who turn to their smart phones for relief may only be making things worse. A team of researchers found that people who substitute electronic interaction for the real-life human kind find little if any satisfaction......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsAug 25th, 2015

10 things that iTunes does right

iTunes gets a lot of criticism, including a lot that I dish out, and much of this criticism is justified. iTunes has lots of problems syncing iOS devices, iTunes Match and iCloud Music Library are confusing, and the interface, particularly in iTunes 12, i.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsAug 25th, 2015

Not-so-instant messaging: The oldest message in a bottle is found 108 years later

We live in a world where we crave instant results, instant iMessage responses and immediate rewards. And technology makes it all happen. Just pull whatever smartphone you favor out of your pocket and you’ll get lots of digital content to keep y.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsAug 24th, 2015

Anouk Wipprecht integrates parking sensors and headlights into 3D-printed fashion collection

Future Makers: today we're launching a new collaboration with Autodesk exploring the future of making things. In the first movie in the series, Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht tells us about the digital tools she used to create a collection of interactive .....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsAug 24th, 2015

Angry investors seize Chinese trading firm boss and take him to police

The head of a Chinese exchange found himself in a tight spot over the weekend, when an angry mob of investors marched over to the hotel he was staying at, stuffed him into a car and brought him to the police station. See also: The 7 most important things .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 24th, 2015

Netflix locks down cast for upcoming supernatural series, Stranger Things

Netflix has found the young actors who will co-star in the upcoming supernatural series Stranger Things (formerly known as Montauk). The show will explore the mysterious disappearance of a 12-year-old boy. The post Netflix locks down cast for upcoming sup.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 20th, 2015

This Neural Network Is Hilariously Bad At Describing Outer Space

Lion fish. Petri dish. Dough. According to one very befuddled artificial neural network, all of these things can be found in the short intro to Star Trek: The Next Generation.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsAug 19th, 2015

This Video Will Show You Three Creatures You Never Knew Existed In Three Minutes

These creatures, found around the Galapagos, are so weird that the scientists filming them don’t even know what some of them are. Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsAug 19th, 2015