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Pumping 20,000 Volts Into a Watermelon Ends as Spectacularly as You"d Hope

Unlike a battery, which stores power as chemical energy that’s slowly and steadily discharged to keep your gadgets running, a capacitor can unload all of its juice in the blink of an eye. Even a small capacitor has the potential to stop your heart,.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMar 13th, 2017

Daily Deals: Last Day to Score Adventure Time, Zelda, and LotR Loot Crate

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti OC for $660, Xbox One Special Forces Covert Wireless Controller for $40, 20% off Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy somet.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 21 min. ago

White supremacist rally ends early in Boston as counter-protesters show up in huge numbers

A few dozen attendees showed up for Saturday's planned "free speech" rally in Boston. But counter-protesters showed up in the thousands. Per local news reports, over 10,000 people gathered at Boston Commons to protest the right-wing gathering, which.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 21 min. ago

"Game of Thrones" prequel writer teases future shows and we"re already stressed about it

You might feel like it's too soon to think about the Game of Thrones spinoffs HBO has in the pipeline, but consider this counterpoint: It's not.  Screenwriter Jane Goldman, who will pen at least one of the prequels planned for after Thrones.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

Here are the top schools among founders who raise big dollars

 You don’t need a fancy university degree to launch a startup and secure venture capital. But looking at the data on who gets funded, alumni affiliation sure seems to be a big contributing factor. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 41 min. ago

WWE SummerSlam: 5 Matches We"re Most Excited About

Sasha vs. Alexa, Styles vs. Owens, the Fatal Fourway, and more! Plus, check out all our WWE SummerSlam match predictions. On Sunday, August 20th, WWE SummerSlam roars into the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for a stacked card of action featuring a.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News3 hr. 13 min. ago

How to put old photos in your social media stories

Stories started with Snapchat, then Instagram and Facebook added their own versions to try and win our loyalty.  There are crazy amounts of ways to make your story unique within each app. But you might not know that you can also post old photos.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 13 min. ago

Best shows on Netflix (August 2017): the 50 best Netflix series

Make sure you are getting the best out of your account with our best shows on Netflix guide. UPDATE: It's finally here! The Defenders has arrived and is one of the 50 best Netflix series, bringing together Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News3 hr. 13 min. ago

What Obi-Wan Was Doing Between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope

The rumored Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone Star Wars film would have to fit around these canonical activities between Episode III and Episode IV. After Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the untitled Han Solo solo film, and Episode IX, there's a question mar.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News3 hr. 57 min. ago

All the features in Apple Maps that’ll make you not hate it

Apple Maps isn't the first app most people are clamoring for when they're lost on a road trip. It's actually one of the first apps I deleted when iOS finally let you get rid of native iPhone apps.  SEE ALSO: GBoard now supports YouTube and Goog.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 57 min. ago

Get these 3 in-demand skill sets and switch careers

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. There's no doubt about it: tech is king when it comes to the industry with the most dynamic, innovative opportunities on the market. There's only o.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 57 min. ago

Resourceful golden retriever finds $85,000 of heroin in his backyard

Police dogs aren't the only ones sniffing out drugs.  A regular, untrained family golden retriever in Oregon dug up something interesting in his own backyard. The 18-month-old dog, Kenyon, came back with what his family thought was a time capsul.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 57 min. ago

A brand new musical composition will help people who are blind experience the solar eclipse

If you could hear it, what would a total solar eclipse sound like?  As the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, blotting out the star for millions on Monday, a team of scientists hopes that people around the United States will have the cha.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 49 min. ago

Eclipse FOMO got you down? Here are 8 more on their way

The day we've all been waiting for is almost upon us, the day of the great solar eclipse seen cross the country, but ... what happens if you don't see it?  Work, illness, or, worst of all, CLOUDS could prevent you from basking in the glorious sh.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 49 min. ago

"Planet of the Apps" wasn"t a great show, but it was still a success for Apple

Apple aired the finale of its first original series this week. If you missed it, don't stress.  Planet of the Apps was a decent 10-episode series, but it's not something that viewers will want to think about for hours like Netflix's House of Car.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 49 min. ago

How to Turn Your Windows 10 PC into a Wireless Hotspot

How to Turn Your Windows 10 PC into a Wireless Hotspot is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. You know that you can connect your Windows 10 PC to a Wi-Fi and browse the web, but you probably don’t know that you can turn your Windows 10 PC i.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

The 10 best calendar apps for Android and iOS to help you organize a chaotic day

There are numerous calendar apps available on iOS and Android, but separating the good from the bad can be difficult. Thankfully, we've rounded up 10 of the best calendar apps -- from Fantastical 2 to Awesome Calendar -- to help you better organize y.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 22 min. ago

Here’s how to take a screenshot on a Mac – it’s easier than you think

Here's a quick explanation of how to take a screenshot on a Mac, whether you prefer to use keyboard shortcuts or applications such as Grab and Preview. Once you know how, you'll be able to capture images within seconds. The post Here’s how to t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 22 min. ago

WD My Passport SSD 1TB @ LanOC Reviews

When it comes to data storage there are all different form factors and options. If you have a huge computer and don’t need to transport the data you can just toss a hard drive in and you are good to go. I take advantage of network attached.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News7 hr. 5 min. ago

This self-driving crash truck in Colorado is designed to get into accidents

The majority of self-driving vehicles pride themselves on preventing accidents. But there's a new truck on the road that boasts the ability to do just the opposite. Meet Colorado's self-driving crash truck. The post This self-driving crash truck in C.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

Want to live longer? Forever Labs wants to help, using your stem cells

Forever Labs is a new Y Combinator startup that seeks to help you live longer and healthier by preserving adult stem cells. Because as it turns out, drinking from a mythical source of water is not the key to eternity. The post Want to live longer? Fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago