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  • Scientists Discover Bacterium So Large You Can Hold It in Your Hand
    by Lonnie Lee Hood on June 26, 2022 at 6:09 pm

    HEADER A single bacterium at least two orders of magnitude larger than the theoretical limit scientists thought possible has been found swimming around in the French Caribbean archipelago of Guadeloupe. "It’s 5,000 times bigger than most bacteria," Jean-Marie Volland, a scientist at the Berkeley Lab told the university's press arm. "To put it into context,

  • Eminem and Snoop Dogg Make Music Video Where They Appear as Their Bored Apes
    by Lonnie Lee Hood on June 26, 2022 at 4:09 pm

    Ape Shit Don't kill the cringe — kill the part of you that cringes. You'll have to if you want to enjoy Snoop Dogg and Eminem's newest music video for their new single "From the D 2 The LBC." The nearly-five-minute-clip debuted Friday and depicts the two iconic rappers blowin' smoke in the studio. The

  • Best Universal Remotes in 2022
    by Jaime Carrillo on June 26, 2022 at 3:00 pm

    The best universal remotes are perfect for anyone with incredibly busy entertainment centers. Your go-to entertainment rig likely comprises a smart TV, a sound system, a streaming box, and maybe even a couple of gaming consoles thrown in for good measure. And would you believe it, they all have their own remote controls. This can

  • Best Studio Headphones of 2022
    by Julian Vittorio on June 25, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    The best studio headphones for mixing, recording and creating content are all about delivering natural and accurate sound in a design that’s durable and comfortable enough to wear all day. Unlike consumer-grade headphones, which usually feature audio enhancements to make music and other content sound livelier, the best studio headphones offer a more neutral and

  • Best Turntables Under $200 in 2022
    by Brandt Ranj on June 25, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    The best turntables bust the myth that you need to spend a lot of money to get into playing albums on vinyl. Turntable makers have responded to the astronomical rise of LP sales by releasing entire lines of record players, some of which cost thousands of dollars.  If you've got a budget of $200 or

  • Scientists Say the Sun Is Acting Up and Causing Satellites to Fall Back to Earth
    by Lonnie Lee Hood on June 25, 2022 at 6:13 pm

    Down, Down Down Most folks probably don't think of satellites as capable of sinking, but according to the European Space Agency they can and do. Space news site Space.com reported Thursday that ESA scientists had to raise the Swarm constellation satellites, which measure Earth's magnetic field, because they were sinking in chaotic space weather. "In

  • Pilot Spots Jetpack While Landing at LAX
    by Lonnie Lee Hood on June 25, 2022 at 5:52 pm

    Incoming It's a bird! It's a plane! And also, a jetpack! Local channel ABC7 reported that a pilot readying to land a plane at the giant, uber busy Los Angeles International Airport spotted someone flying a jetpack just about 15 miles away. The Federal Aviation Administration said it happened about 3 pm in the afternoon.

  • Bored Ape Restaurant No Longer Taking Crypto, Just US Dollars, After Crash
    by Lonnie Lee Hood on June 25, 2022 at 5:33 pm

    Postcryptopocalypse The Bored and Hungry restaurant in Los Angeles has gone back to accepting good old fashioned US dollars as its sole currency. The Los Angeles Times reported yesterday that when the fast food shop opened in April, it accepted digital currency as well as dollars — but that was before record-breaking market crashes that

  • NASA Demands Return of Moon Dust Pooped Out by Cockroaches
    by Lonnie Lee Hood on June 25, 2022 at 4:14 pm

    No Takebacks Moon dust that was digested and recovered from cockroach carcasses probably isn't going to a new home, after all. Back in May, news broke that a private collector was selling a small amount of lunar dirt left from the Apollo 11 mission that astronauts brought back in 1969. In a series of experiments

  • Best 4K TVs in 2022
    by William Briskin on June 25, 2022 at 3:00 pm

    Regardless of whether you want to build a home theater from the ground up or you’re in the market for an affordable upgrade to your existing setup, there’s likely a 4K TV on the market that fits your needs. Since most streaming content is offered in 4K, it’s possible that your current TV is actively

  • We're in Awe of this Absolutely Deranged "Nuclear-Powered Sky Hotel"
    by Maggie Harrison on June 25, 2022 at 2:48 pm

    Howl's Nuclear Castle It's definitely not a bird, but it is sort of a plane — it's the non-existent but admittedly very cool Sky Cruise, a fantastical nuclear-powered sky hotel. The impressively-detailed video rendering visualizes a hulking, airborne vessel, allegedly designed to house over 5,000 guests. Alongside magnificent views of nature — including a close-up

  • Stranded Oil Tanker That Could Start Leaking Any Time Now, Experts Warn
    by Lonnie Lee Hood on June 25, 2022 at 2:44 pm

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  • Dyslexia Actually Grants Special Powers, Researchers Say
    by Lonnie Lee Hood on June 24, 2022 at 9:07 pm

    As much as 20 percent of the global population could actually be better at exploration and curiosity, according to a new study published this week. A team of Cambridge scientists published research in the journal Frontiers of Psychology earlier today that raises the possibility that dyslexia, which affects an estimated 20 percent of the global population,

  • Best JBL Speakers in 2022
    by Brandt Ranj on June 24, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    The best JBL speakers will allow you to fully enjoy your music whether you're listening to vinyl at home, or want to enjoy your favorite tunes on the go. The company has made deft moves to continually refine the designs of its speakers to meet the expectations of music lovers. We can't say the same

  • Tesla Brings Back Enhanced Autopilot, in Clever Scheme to Extract Even More Money From Drivers
    by Lonnie Lee Hood on June 24, 2022 at 8:23 pm

    Costly Update Some Tesla fans are celebrating the return of the electric auto-maker's Enhanced Autopilot feature, which was seemingly part of a re-structure to Tesla's self-driving options released this week. The two new options available are called "Enhanced Autopilot" and "Full Self-Driving Mode." Today's Electrek report said Enhanced Autopilot was previously nixed because Tesla couldn't

  • NASA Spots Location Where Derelict Rocket Smashed Into the Moon
    by Maggie Harrison on June 24, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    Moonstruck We may finally have found closure for the saga of the Moon-routed rocket. Scientists have discovered a newly-formed double crater on the far side of the Moon, where they believe a defunct spacecraft hurtled into the natural satellite's surface, according to a NASA press release. Using imagery captured by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO),

  • Best Mini PCs for Gaming in 2022
    by Jaime Carrillo on June 24, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    For anyone looking to slim down their rig, one of the best mini PCs for gaming is perfect for packing lots of power in a very small space. You’d be surprised at the speed, sound, and graphics that smaller PCs can put out, at a fraction of the size of the typical PC gaming tower.

  • SpaceX Finally Lifts Super Heavy Booster Using Giant Robot Arms
    by Victor Tangermann on June 24, 2022 at 6:59 pm

    Chopstick Lift For the first time, SpaceX has managed to lift and place its gargantuan Super Heavy rocket booster, the world's most powerful rocket, onto its launch pad using its even taller "chopsticks"-wielding launch tower, as seen in footage shared by NASASpaceFlight. It's a truly impressive feat of engineering, bringing SpaceX's inaugural Starship orbital test

  • Scientists Develop Head-Mounted Device That Detects When You Watch Porn
    by Maggie Harrison on June 24, 2022 at 6:07 pm

    Porn AIppraiser For some unlucky folks, it looks like hitting "clear history" will no longer be enough. The South China Morning Post reports that scientists in Beijing have created a prototype AI device that knows when a man is watching porn — by "reading his mind." Totally not unsettling! The assistive headwear is designed to

  • Teen Makes $700,000 Selling Action Figures of Bored Apes to Adult Children
    by Victor Tangermann on June 24, 2022 at 5:24 pm

    While NFT collectors are spending copious amounts of money on digital pictures of ugly apes, others are finding other creative ways to cash in on the trend. 18-year-old Ricky da Luz, for instance, figured out people go absolutely wild over physical representations of their Bored Ape NFTs. In fact, he's already sold collectors $700,000 worth