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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

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

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

Google is using synthetic skin to help create an early detection system for cancer

In addition to making driverless cars and weird headgear, the Google X labs also has a life sciences department where the company is working on an early detection system for cancer. The Atlantic got a look inside the lab and what it found was that Google .....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextwebRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

Over time, things sure do get weird when it comes Facebook friend requests.

Over time, things sure do get weird when it comes Facebook friend requests. [Truth Facts]Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News6 hr. 54 min. ago

Snapchat, online studios buddy up for new ‘SnapperHero’ mini series

The latest Snapchat news is a bit weird, to understate things. The company is apparently on the prowl to attract entertainment entities, as it'll be shoving a new series of sorts into users' feeds soon: SnapperHero. This series will be comprised of severa.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News9 hr. 27 min. ago

Modder Brings Original Resident Evil’s Terrible Voice Acting To The HD Remaster

"Barry, aren't you supposed to be in the other wing?" "I know, but I found this weapon. It's really powerful, especially against living things!" "Thanks Barry!" Read Modder Brings Original Resident Evil’s Terrible Voice Acting To The HD Remaster on .....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated NewsJan 28th, 2015

Mexican police find drug-laden drone crashed near border-area supermarket

“It seems that the drone could not withstand the load and therefore fell." On Tuesday, police in the northern Mexican city of Tijuana found a drone “loaded” with drugs that crashed in a supermarket parking lot near the US-Mexico border. In a F.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2015

Briefly: Drone "drug mule" crashes, The Interview hits Netflix

A drone used to smuggle drugs between the United States and Mexico has crashed. The drone, a six-propeller craft, was found in a supermarket parking lot near the San Ysidro crossing carrying over six pounds of methamphetamine, according to the Associated .....»»

Category: topSource:  electronistaRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2015

Here’s a real button for the Internet of things

Today do-it-yourself kit maker Spark.io is poking a hole into the Internet of things' web of hidden communications between devices -- by adding an actual button. With the Internet of things, lots of secret conversations will be going on between your .....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsJan 21st, 2015

These Underwater Mountains Are More Dangerous Than They Look

The ocean can look enormously peaceful, like a postcard sent from heaven by someone on Xanax. Under the surface, things aren't nearly so calm and picaresque. And on the coast of North Africa, the U.K.'s Royal Navy found another salty hazard: Two previousl.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsJan 21st, 2015

Stupid Lawsuit: Couple Can’t Park F-150 in Driveway

There are few things in this world that are considered sacred. One sacred truth: if you own, lease, or rent a home, the driveway thereof acts as your own personal parking spot to use as you please. Not so, however, if the Kimry Moor Homeowners’ Associat.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated NewsJan 20th, 2015

The future of control: Putting virtual wind turbines inside real ones

Physics-based models have lots of benefits. Can we make them run in real time? Scientists run computer models all the time because of the useful things they tell us about the natural world. We simulate things, from proteins up to the Universe, using.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 20th, 2015

"Worst passwords of 2014" reveals that people simply don"t care about security

Exactly one year ago today, SplashData revealed its third annual list of the top 25 worst passwords found on the Internet. Unsurprisingly, things really didn’t change all that much in 2014 as people continue to use weak passwords despite the consequ.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJan 20th, 2015

Man photobombs stock photos, and things get weird fast

Women laughing with salads, men in suits putting on fake powerpoint presentations — stock photos are the worst Matt Vescovo was tired of bland stock photos endlessly popping up around the Internet. The Los Angeles-based animator and writer felt some.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 20th, 2015

Reflections on How the Devices We Have Can Affect What We Do or Think

Upon realizing that if I could do something on a PC in seconds but it takes lots longer on a phone and that's all I have with me I often just don't bother doing it at all. 5 things then: Preview Text:  U.....»»

Category: javaSource:  dzoneRelated NewsJan 17th, 2015