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The much anticipated interview between Brian Williams and Edward Snowden aired on Wednesday night. It's interesting. It's also revealing in a nuanced way, bringing flashbacks to 9/11 and vignettes of this past year's worth of NSA revelations. Most of all, though, it's a rare peek into the whistleblower's mind. Read... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at hiten763's blog
The AMC show Mad Men is in its final season, with its mid-season finale (yeah, I don't know what that means exactly either) airing this past Sunday. The show started with 1960 as its backdrop, and we now see characters in the world of 1969. A lot changed in that... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2014 at hiten763's blog
No, this enormous diesel powered beast is not a discarded movie prop from James Cameron's Aliens. He is Otto, one of the two huge transporters of the Atacama Large Millimeter Array radio telescope field, at the high site of Chajnantor Plateau, Atacama Desert, Chile. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/ix5ISxqjj88/look-at-this-monstrous-moving-machine-illuminated-by-st-1581609258 Related Topics:... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2014 at hiten763's blog
Square pulled its Wallet app from the App Store Monday in order to make way for something new: Square Order. With Wallet, you could check in to a restaurant and pay your bill using just your name. With Order, you can still pay, except now you can... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/UdWwH_Zxqik/ Tags:... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at hiten763's blog
This is the new Marine One, its first official images. After much speculation, Sikorsky got the contract to build the helicopter that the Marines will use to carry the President of the United States, a variation of their S-92 helicopter. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/nVFeyuUgo_w/+kcampbelldollaghan Category: earthquake today Daisy Ridley Avril... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at hiten763's blog
Wile E. Coyote never had much luck with the ACME Corporation's seemingly infinite supply of wacky wares ; poor guy couldn't catch a break. If you are and always have been on Team Road Runner, these Firecracker Lamps are like a cheery, fully-functional update on this ol' classic clunker. Read... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at hiten763's blog
North Korea is a weird place. It sounds a little insensitive to put it in such stark terms, but the arrival of the new North Korea Travel app—the first of its kind—offers a unique new perspective on the isolated country. The app is exactly what it sounds like: a travel... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2014 at hiten763's blog
For today only, purchase the Qmadix S Series Bumper Case for iPhone 5C and save 35% off the list price! The S Series Case combines a hard, polycarbonate frame with a translucent TPU inner material that helps absorb shock. You're getting the best of both worlds in a simple, yet... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2014 at hiten763's blog
Gameloft has unveiled more details about its upcoming military shooter, Modern Combat 5: Blackout. The title and certain story details were revealed last month, but now we have some information on two new major features: unified progression and character classes. Blackout features the same basic structure as previous Modern Combat... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at hiten763's blog
With the Ascend P6, Huawei looked to build a smartphone that emphasized design and material quality over performance. Unfortunately, it shipped without LTE at a time when networks were making a big push on the new standard, and so marginalized the P6... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/dNAIW5EePdc/ Tags: toyota recall Aroldis Chapman Steak... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 at hiten763's blog
In sci-fi movies, people of the future live in impossibly futuristic houses full of screens and robots and dreams. We see them wake up as an automatic curtain opens, and they saunter over to a closet where their clothes move on a conveyor belt. It's a real world facsimile of... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2014 at hiten763's blog
Zipcar, the rent-by-the-hour car sharing service of choice for broke urban Millennials, has one hugely glaring and annoying flaw: after you check out a Zipcar, you have to put it back where you found it. Now they're about to unveil a new program that will fix that. Read more... Source:... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at hiten763's blog
With the cast of Episode VII finally revealed, I have to admit, I am getting pretty freaking excited about a new chapter of Star Wars blasting its way into contemporary pop culture. In honor of Star Wars Day, let's relive your best Star Wars moment from your childhood—or your adulthood!... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2014 at hiten763's blog
In the hallowed halls of our nation's capital, a shadow war that pits conventional, imported flower arrangements against a powerful cadre of American floral tycoons who just won't take "no" for an answer is being waged. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/70P7xTjl5p0/the-powerful-flower-lobby-is-gaining-ground-in-the-whit-1571082481 Category: arnold schwarzenegger Judge Joe Brown March Madness 2014 demarcus... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2014 at hiten763's blog
A team of chemists at the University of California, Riverside, recently had a happy accident. While experimenting with stringing gold nanoparticles together, they noticed that the gold kept changing colors from a bright blue to purple to red. Indeed, the more they touched it, the more the color changed. Read... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2014 at hiten763's blog
Self-destructing photo-sharer Snapchat has been updated today with a couple of major new features. Previously you'd have to take a photo if you wanted to send any kind of message through the service — now text chat is accessible by swiping right from the main camera view, then swiping again... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at hiten763's blog
While the world has been deciding who governs the internet, Brazil has been busy establishing internet rules of its own -- and they may just set an example for everyone else. The country has passed a bill of rights that goes some length towards... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/ZmK66JhwoIk/ Similar Articles: Demi Lovato... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2014 at hiten763's blog
Picking a lock is surprisingly easy with practice . So the makers of this mystery bike lock came up with a brilliant and novel solution: bury the keyhole deep inside the lock mechanism. It's unpickable, because you simply can't get your picks into the lock. And it's got lock picking... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2014 at hiten763's blog
Since the US government opened its troves of public data we've seen some pretty neat projects like climate-change prediction tools and deforestation-monitoring systems. Denmark, on the other hand, has taken a different approach: the Danish Geodata... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/AME8y-FuQ40/ Tags: nigella lawson Gemma Sheridan WWE Elimination Chamber 2014 Lindsey Jacobellis hearts Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2014 at hiten763's blog
As part of the inaugural Global Space Balloon Challenge, a group of Stanford students took this photo from just above the Earth using two high altitude balloons. With one of them perched slightly above the other, you can see the balloon braving the flight as the other captures this breathtaking... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2014 at hiten763's blog
Watson had been a doctor, a geneticist, a game show contestant and even a chef in the past. But now IBM's supercomputer has a new career: personal shopping. IBM has partnered with digital commerce firm Fluid to develop a cloud-based app called Expert... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/oiu6DFCh0-4/ Category: Thomas Ravenel Mimi Sex... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2014 at hiten763's blog
The toughest problems mankind has ever faced? The problems that late night infomercials promise to solve. Life has never been harder than it is in those clips. Everyday tasks become so frustrating that you need to pay 5 installments of $19.95 to get one—no, wait for a limited time only... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2014 at hiten763's blog
This week in Tech Reads: the biological basis behind yawning, the suspicious backroom deals that undergird "sound science," high-tech toilets, and a Silicon Valley inventor who's either a prolific genius or a criminal con-man. And more! Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/yVG0dfd7T4s/this-week-in-tech-reads-the-biological-basis-behind-ya-1565109486 Related Topics: steve irwin Jason Brown Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2014 at hiten763's blog
Twitter might not be banned in Turkey anymore, but the country's government isn't quite done putting it through the censorship wringer yet. In fact, Turkish Communications Minister Lütfi Elvan just released a written statement that says: "We... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/uS4oYjXiBkA/ Tags: Halston Sage US Airways Tweet WWE Kip Moore lindsay lohan Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2014 at hiten763's blog
Come iOS 8, you might soon be able to ask your iPhone what song is playing and get an answer. Apple is reportedly prepping an update to Siri that will enable music identification. Instead of rolling their own music ID software and library, however, Apple is doing as they've done... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2014 at hiten763's blog