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A voter places her ballot into a ballot box after voting for the midterm elections at Los Angeles County Lifeguard headquarters on November 2, 2010 in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. (Kevork Djansezian/AFP/Getty Images) Voters in 41 states and the District of Columbia will weigh in on 147... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
After a successful first run in New York City earlier this year, Samsung is now taking its free camera-swap program to the West Coast. If you're in the Los Angeles area, you'll have a chance to trade in your DSLR, so long as it's fully functional,... Source: Similar Articles:... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
Scientists already know how to make a tasty tomato , but in the quest for mass production, there's another barrier to overcome: how to make a tomato that grows 24 hours a day. Read more... Source: Related Topics: Ebola Outbreak 2014 sting wwe fireworks Charlotte Hornets godzilla Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
These ladies are ADAM, a Dutch electronic dance music band who had a great idea for their latest video: To sing their single Go to Go while using a vibrator, trying to keep a straight face, the pleasure building up until they reached climax. Brilliant concept, perfect execution. Read more...... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
The US as a whole may strongly believe in free trade, but that seems to go to out of the window whenever Elon Musk is involved. According to KOLR 10 News, Missouri's legislature has sneakily included a ban on Tesla Motors' direct-selling model,... Source: Related Topics: spurs kate middleton... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
Although Google has quietly been working to bring Chrome apps to the desktop, you've not been able click a file and have it open inside a browser extension. According to Chrome tinkerer François Beaufort, that's all about to change, after the search... Source: Related Topics: Abc3340 Palcohol revenge Will... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
Often, secrecy is considered to be a form of power: if you and only you know stuff, you're at an advantage. But, as General Stanley McChrystal explains in this video, that isn't always the case. Read more... Source: Similar Articles: kevin durant Pat Tillman nigella lawson kaley cuoco john... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
Apple's Bluetooth-based iBeacon technology looks set to enrich in-store shopping experiences, so it should come as no surprise that two of Britain's biggest supermarkets are looking to see what it's all about. Mirroring pilots by their counterparts... Source: Category: Rihanna Mt Everest August Alsina Aroldis Chapman NCAA bracket 2014 Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
This image is so weird and rare that you may think it's a bizarre photoshop. It's not—it was taken by aquatic ecologist Carlos de la Rosa, who says the butterfly and the bee drank the tears from a Caiman crocodilus for 15 minutes. There's video too: Read more... Source: Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
Desktop computers aren't just antiquated behemoths quietly gathering dust in your parent's house. They also offer an often overlooked processing resource for mobile users and a viable alternative to cloud-based storage. All you need is a means of accessing it remotely. Read more... Source: Tags: mars cate blanchett pippa... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
And now for a delightful reminder about the pure, unadulterated magic of moving line drawings. This little bouncer above is demonstrating the ol' "Squash & Stretch," one of the 12 basic principles of animation laid out in the 1981 book The Illusion of Life, by two of Disney's Nine Old... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
The Wall Street Journal and LA Times are reporting that AT&T is in talks with DirecTV about a possible acquisition of the satellite business and—its 20 million customers. Read more... Source: Category: US Airways Tweet The Fault in Our Stars Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
This weekend, Microsoft's project to find E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial videogames buried in the desert succeeded. The video game crash of the early '80s spawned the legend of a movie-licensed game for the Atari 2600 -- developed in just five and a half... Source: Tags: Hunter Hayes obamacare Agnes Martin... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
Whether you're diabetic, have high blood pressure, another health condition or just want to keep an eye on what you eat, sometimes it's necessary to count calories and keep a careful eye on the food you put in your body. The SITU Smart Food Nutrition Scale, nearing the end of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
The hacker subplot in House of Cards' second season might have felt out of place, but from the sounds of a recent New York Times report, Frank Underwood's methods for putting captured hackers to work might not be too far-fetched. After being busted... Source: Category: chupacabra HTC One Rob... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
Thousands of self-managed forums make up Reddit's sizable corner of the internet, but only a few dozen bear the coveted "default" status that places them on every new user's list of subscribed communities. Now, there's one fewer. A dramatic saga of... Source: Related Topics: nigella lawson kaley cuoco between... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
Spring is in the air, it's getting just a bit warmer out, and miracle of miracles, the sun is still shining when you get out of work! We're celebrating the only way we know how: by downloading some sweet new Android, iOS, and Windows Phone apps. Read more... Source: Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68'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 Fickertttrastus68's blog
Over the last 47 years, Southwest Airlines has built a vibrant—if a little goofy—airborne community. Now some of that culture is fueling urban improvements on the ground. Southwest's new initiative called the Heart of the Community is working to build public spaces in all of the 90 cities the airline... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
Technology is great but, when it comes to awesome, nothing can beat nature. Just look at Duncan Lou Who, the famous boxer who got his two back legs amputated because of a genetic malformation. He learned to walk with his two arms—and this video shows he's now running faster than... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
It's always distracting if your phone so much as vibrates when you're trying to focus on something. Knowing that, artistic collective Tundra created the Void, a 360-degree audiovisual installation that'll straight up stop if your phone rings. Read more... Source: Related Topics: lululemon Humble Bundle Movember dexter bob newhart Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
Earlier this month, a batch of comments in Android source code hinted that the camera app was about to get a shot in the arm. Now, Google has confirmed that's the case. Read more... Source: Tags: detroit lions danielle fishel US News college rankings 9/11 911 Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
As the world waits for the 50th anniversary "Day of the Doctor" to air, Matt Smith is opening up about his decision to leave the TARDIS behind. Initially making the announcement over the summer, the 31-year-old actor told the Hollywood Reporter recently, "I'd always talked about leaving after the 50th... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2013 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
OK, Glassholes. (That should really be a trigger phrase, right?) Along with all the new Glassware announced today comes support for IFTTT. And that means we can quick-and-dirty just about anything we want directly into Google Glass. And that means we now have Android Central stories shooting straight into Google... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Fickertttrastus68's blog
A woman cries as she pleads with military to let her husband through to the front of the queue as they wait for evacuation by C-130 military aircraft Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at Fickertttrastus68's blog