If the aliens ever invade earth, we’ve now got a plan—stick a Malaysian astrophysicist out front to talk to them. That’s right, the UN is actually planning on appointing an ambassador just in case we make contact.
Have you ever played the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon trivia game? You’re supposed to figure out how to link one actor back to Kevin Bacon within 6 steps.
Over at the Windows Phone blog, they’ve just announced that one of the top requests from developers was using Visual Basic to write apps for the phone. Visual Basic? Seriously?
This is no ordinary pineapple. It can actually hijack people’s wireless connections and get them to use the pineapple to connect to the internet instead of the router they meant to connect to—and then monitor what they are doing.
When reader Yutaka wrote in telling us that he made a 2-bit CPU on paper, we were scratching our heads—but after reading his article, it’s actually pretty interesting.
Over at Arstechnica, they’ve figured out that the generic icon used when there’s no picture for a contact is actually a silhouette of Bill Gates.
Who needs boring pictures of landscapes or posters of Star Wars characters when you could have some real artwork on your walls? These guys have created some amazing artwork from your favorite 8-bit video games.
Yes, this is a real, working Jump to Conclusions application for your Android phone, and you don’t need to get run over by a truck to make it.
This is, without question, the nerdiest desktop setup ever. Looks like it’s put together with Rainmeter and… not sure what else. You’ll see lots of close-ups of various system stats and other gadgets all ove...
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Has your desktop been a bit blah lately? Now you can add a touch of style and class to your desktop or icon docks with this gorgeous set of silver and transparent icons by DrawerPal.
Watch as our intrepid hero defeats the bad guys in this epic street battle. Lookout for the guy with the rocket backpack!
Yesterday we introduced you to McAfee’s new URL shortening service. Today we have an extension for Chrome that lets you create mcaf.ee shortened URLs with a single click.
Intel has a new pilot program that may not go over well with consumers. Imagine going into a store to buy a new computer and being told that you needed to pay extra in order to access all of the processor’s features.
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Want to have the coolest looking iPad around? All that you need to do is add a touch of old school goodness to your iPad with the Etch A Sketch iPad case. Your iPad will certainly be an eye catcher in it’s new case.
These 15 photo collections highlight the testing done this year for NASA’s Desert Research and Technology Studies. The field tests were conducted at Black Point Lava Flow where the terrain and size of the lava flow are ...
From YouTube: Professor Fletcher’s invention of the CellScope, which is a Nokia device with a microscope attachment, was the inspiration for a teeny-tiny film created by Sumo Science at Aardman. It stars a 9mm girl call...
Ready to add some “battitude” to your Windows 7 system? Then you should definitely take a look at this Batman theme. The theme consists of 25+ hi-res wallpapers, custom Batman icons, and select sounds from the movie.
Security firm McAfee has just added it’s own new URL shortening service to the multitude already available. Is this the beginning of a new trend in security vendors creating their own URL shortening services?
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This tutorial isn’t really useful for modern PCs, since the motherboard has the pins instead of the CPU, but it does remind me of a funny story of something that actually happened to me.
The bloggers over at cloud-storage service SpiderOak have posted an awesome image depicting a tug-of-war contest between the Ubuntu mascots (plus the SUSE Gecko) and the various cats representing Mac O.S. releases.