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YouTube is chock full of falling domino videos, but Numberphile's Matt Parker may have trumped them all with a complicated 10,000 domino setup that just so happens to function as a very crude computer. How is such a thing even possible? This primer video explains the basics. Read more... Source:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Do you feel like you're on top of the world when you're biking? Well, you're definitely on top of a mini-world at least, in this awesome video version of those familiar 360º panorama planets. Six GoPro cameras were used to turn biking on an ordinary trail into this trippy ride.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Here's the question: in a world where the design of a 3D printed gun is freely available on the internet, can we—or should we–regulate open source design? Or are limits impossible in a world of anonymous file sharing? Does any attempt at control go against the whole spirit of open... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Every year, my parents' neighborhood in Dallas goes all-out for Christmas. We're talking, trees wrapped in lights from trunk to top, teams of reindeer on display, and even a house with giant, moving jack-in-the-box effigies of every family member moving in sync with carols. Have you seen similar stuff? We... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Guess how much clothing Miley Cyrus is wearing in her new music video? If you guessed "none," you are mostly correct! On Friday and Saturday, Cyrus, 21, released two consecutive teasers for her "Adore You" video. In the leaked scenes, she's writhing in sheets and making seductive faces, dressed in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Gawker Man Saves Himself By Diving Underneath Oncoming Train | Jalopnik The Ten Worst Taxi Cab Horror Stories Ever | Jezebel Chinese "Hot Mom" Competition Will Make You Question Concept of Youth | Lifehacker The Dos and Don'ts of Holiday Tipping | Valleywag The $357 Uber Ride | Kinja Popular... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
With the holiday season upon us, light displays are popping up all around us, including in our own homes! No matter what holiday traditions you and your loved ones celebrate, there's always something magical about the lights and all the displays. This week your task is to capture them, whether... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Pottery can be described in many ways, but, unless Demi and Patrick are getting sexy at the wheel, mesmerizing is probably not one of them. That is, until you see this perfect little clip commissioned by the UK Crafts Council, which shows a lump of clay transform into an earthenware... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Although their was plenty of excitement swirling earlier today (December 18), a source is now stating that Pippa Middleton and the devilishly handsome Nico Jackson are in fact not engaged. As previously reported by GossipCenter, mounting reports suggested that Kate Middleton's little sister and her main man had gotten engaged,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Safari received lots of new features in iOS 7 with one of those being a smart search field that turns the address bar into a unified smart search field. That means you can not only type in web addresses but search bookmarks, web history, Google, and find text on the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Customer service is clearly a dying art, as flesh and blood humans are replaced by automated, voice-activated menus and self-checkouts. Everyone's got their own personal horror story trying to fight back against the cold incompetence. This is mine. Read more... Source: Tags: Day of the Doctor sacha baron cohen... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
If you're an American abroad, the NSA could find out where you are right now, if they wanted to. According to documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the agency's collecting 5 billion records a day on cell phone locations around the world. Some of those are from "incidentally" domestic cell phones.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Apple is giving away a holiday playlist from the Apple Store app for iPhone. Called Holiday Cheer, the playlist consists of eight holiday classics including Silent Night, Joy to the World, and Silent Night. Artists include Kelly Clarkson, Nick Lowe, and Mary J Blige. To get the songs for free,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Making for quite a memorable evening, Miley Cyrus rang in her 21st birthday with a big bash at Beacher's Madhouse in Los Angeles on Sunday (November 24). The "Wrecking Ball" hitmaker, who turned 21 on Saturday (November 23) reportedly reserved the entire venue for the party which was held after... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
The Lumia 2520 is Nokia's first Windows tablet -- and it may well be its last. By the time Nokia is ready to design a follow-up product, the Finnish firm might officially be a part of Microsoft. For now, though, the Lumia 2520 is about to go on sale worldwide... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Copyright © 2013 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST: Now to an award dedicated to giving young American readers an accurate and balanced account of Africa. Parents and teachers looking for books that go beyond the portrayal... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
President Obama on Thursday asked Congress to hold off on imposing any new economic sanctions on Iran to give negotiators more time to forge a deal on Tehran's nuclear program. "My message to Congress has been that let's see if this short-term, phase-one deal can be completed to our satisfaction,"... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
It's finally here. Sony's PlayStation 4 arrives this week, and brings along a bountiful lineup of launch titles. Killzone: Shadow Fall, Resogun, Warframe and many more (you can already find some of the 22 titles and accessories on shelves) are arriving as we jump into next-gen gaming. On TV, JJ... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
FILE -In this Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, file photo, job applicants arrives for an internship job fair held by the Miami Marlins, at Marlins Park in Miami. The government issues the October jobs report, on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, which had been delayed a week because of the government shutdown.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Google's location-based massively multiplayer online game Ingress is now open to anyone with an Android device and a yen to join the Enlightened or the Resistance. A keen interest in science fiction would be a plus, as would having the time to travel to real-world portals to hunt for Exotic... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Our coverage of day two of the Samsung Developers Conference continues with a chat with Tom Mara from Loud Crow Interactive. Loud Crow is the studio behind some of the leading kids titles on Android, including Moo Baa La La La, based on the Sandra Boynton book. Matt shows off... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
The world's most powerful terahertz quantum cascade laser PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 30-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Florian Aigner 0043-158-801-41027 Vienna University of Technology Whether it is diagnostic imaging, analysis of unknown substances or ultrafast communication -- terahertz radiation sources are becoming more and more important; At the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Just like the products and services they sell, company logos have a tendency to change over time. In this series of animations by Nick DiLallo, you can see how the logos of six big firms have changed over the years. Read more... Source: Tags: Cam McDaniel Geno Smith Mike... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
Data revenues through the roof, a full 75 percent of postpaid customers now on smartphones AT&T has just posted its Q3 2013 earnings report, and the wireless side of the company's business is growing as it seems to do every quarter. The nation's second-largest carrier posted growth in revenues, earnings,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog
The single biggest announcement that came out of Apple's event today wasn't the iPad Air, the new MacBook Pro, or the next rev of the now-made-in-America Mac Pro -- all of which people could see coming from light years away. It was word that the next version of OS X,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Yolandadurst0's blog