Are you smarter than a fifth-grader? Elon Musk takes advice from a 10-year-old

This week a fifth-grader from Michigan wrote to Space X and Tesla founder Elon Musk with a great idea for a contest to help promote the company's green sports cars. The inventor not only embraced the idea, but wrote back to say thanks. The post Are y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMar 2nd, 2017

Publish Georgia"s State Laws, You"ll Get Sued For Copyright and Lose

Presto Vivace writes: If you want to read the official laws of the state of Georgia, it will cost you more than $1,000. Open-records activist Carl Malamud bought a hard copy, and it cost him $1,207.02 after shipping and taxes. A copy on CD was $1,259.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 min. ago

Our Greatest Geological Discovery Is This Chocolate Boulder With Edible Candy Geodes Inside

If you thought Cadbury Creme Eggs were humanity’s greatest confectionery creation, Alex O’Brien Yeatts, a baking and pastry student at the Culinary Institute of America, has come up with a dessert that looks straight out of a geology textbook—n.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News22 min. ago

Trends with Benefits: The Galaxy S8 challenges Apple & Elon Musk’s mind-melding AI?

The rumor mill is over, as the Galaxy S8 is finally available. Is it the best smartphone on the planet right now? Also, should AI devices be implanted into brains? Our panel of experts weighs in on these topics and more. The post Trends with Benefits.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 min. ago

Comcast Launches Contract-Free Xfinity Prepaid Internet Service

Comcast has been testing its Xfinity prepaid internet service for several years and now it appears to be ready for the masses. "The package allows consumers to pay for internet service on a pay-as-you-go basis, with refills ranging from seven to 30 d.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News34 min. ago

Making an Impressive Working Robotic Arm from Cardboard

Watch this working robotic arm being built from little more than cardboard and medical syringes. Read more on MAKE The post Making an Impressive Working Robotic Arm from Cardboard appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News42 min. ago

You can now get terrible Jack in the Box tacos delivered to your house

With Americans eating 554 million Jack in the Box tacos every year, as a nation we should probably be finding ways to slow down our fast food habits. But instead the chain known for its tacos, suped-up burgers and ping pong-headed mascot has partnere.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News50 min. ago

Get the perfect slice of cake every time with this kitchen tool

The 'Magisso Cake Server' can give you the perfect slice of cake every single time. Press, squeeze, and lift to serve your perfect piece of dessert. It is made out of stainless steel and retails for $19.95. Cutting cake doesn't have to be messy and a.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News50 min. ago

This list of stuff people have left in Ubers will make you cringe

If you've ever found yourself returning home from an eventful night out only to realize that one of your most valuable possessions is no longer by your side, there's a good chance you left it in your Uber. *gasp* But have no fear, because Uber's Lost.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News50 min. ago

Oculus cofounder Palmer Luckey out at Facebook

Oculus cofounder Palmer Luckey is leaving Facebook. The company confirmed his departure in a statement to UploadVR Thursday, saying the 24-year-old Oculus creator "will be dearly missed."  SEE ALSO: Oculus Rift promised us the future of VR. Here.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News50 min. ago

How this portable stove can change the way you camp

BioLite’s line of compact wood-burning stoves generate power to charge your devices and emits 90 percent less toxic emissions than traditional open fires. Read more...More about Portable Stove, Real Time, Portable Battery, Power, and Biolite B.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News50 min. ago

"Street Fighter V" community is on a mission to prove just how much Akuma sucks

Street Fighter V's cast of characters has an array of strengths and weaknesses, but nobody is easier to kill than Akuma. Akuma, the red-haired devil, is what's known as a glass cannon — he dishes out tons of damage but can't take much. Out of a.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News50 min. ago

LG G6 Launched at Verizon Today, and You Can Still Free TV With Purchase

I know that world is still focused on yesterday’s big Samsung Galaxy S8 event, but the LG G6 launched today at Verizon. And we’re talking full launch, as in, you can walk into a Verizon store and buy one. Pre-orders are done, man. If the.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News50 min. ago

Twitter makes a change to replies that could get users talking more

Rejoice, tweeters! You now have more characters with which to craft the perfect response. Rejoice, tweeters! You now have more characters with which to craft the perfect reply.Twitter has announced that it will no longer count @usernames agains.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News50 min. ago

Still waiting for Android Wear 2? This bug is to blame

A bug found during late-game testing is pushing back Google’s new wearable software for many early adopters. Still looking at the time on your Android Wear smartwatch with hopes of seeing an update to Android Wear 2 pop up? You’re not.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News50 min. ago

Facebook now lets you hold fundraisers with your friends

To help enable more peer-to-peer giving, Facebook is offering a way to set up your own charity drives. They say it takes a village to raise a child, but a well-knit community can also come in a pinch for financial emergencies, such as an unexpe.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News50 min. ago

Twitter Will No Longer Count Usernames Against a Tweet"s 140-Character Limit

An anonymous reader quotes a report from PhoneDog: Last year, Twitter updated its service so that photos, videos, and other media wouldn't count against your 140-character limit. Now it's excluding another feature from that limit. Twitter is now roll.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News50 min. ago

DDR5 memory is on its way, twice as fast as DDR4

More DDR memory is on the way, despite many predictions that its time would soon be up.Development of specifications for the new DDR5 DRAM has started, and it will be finalized next year, JEDEC, a memory standards-setting organization, said on Thu.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News58 min. ago

Razer gear is available at a steep discount today, including $100 off a Razer Blade Stealth

When the Razer Blade Stealth first rolled out a little over a year ago, it was an impressively capable ultrabook at a good price. Today, the price for one version of the Stealth is even more impressive. Today Amazon is selling the Core i5 model of.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News58 min. ago

Elon Musk’s Cryptic Art Suggests Unicorn Fart-Powered Teslas

Enigmatic entrepreneur Elon Musk has no shortage of hobbies: sometimes, he makes cars. Other times, he likes to do a space thing or play Martian overlord. But now, the 45-year-old billionaire is turning his attention to the arts, as evidenced by a se.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News58 min. ago

360-Degree Video Puts 4,200 Falling Dominoes All Around You

In the world of competitive dominoes, stacking 4,200 tiny plastic bricks is, surprisingly, not even close to setting any kind of record. But YouTube’s FlippyCat might have created one of the most satisfying domino falls to watch, since the entire s.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News58 min. ago