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  • Shooting Challenge: Christmas GIFs

    17 December 2014, 3:55 pm by: Mark Wilson

    Praise consumerism. There's no better feeling than ripping open present and seeing what's inside. So for our Christmas Shooting Challenge, let us open gifts with you. Create GIFs, photographing a present at various stages of undress.Read more...
  • The U.S. tries to pay Cuba about $4,000 a year to lease Guantanamo Bay

    17 December 2014, 3:50 pm by: Matt Novak

    With the announcement today that the United States will normalize relations with Cuba, we expect a lot to change. Some travel restrictions will be loosened (though not lifted altogether), Americans will soon be able to bring back $100 worth of Cuban cigars and…
  • Report: North Korea May Be Behind Sony Pictures Hack After All

    17 December 2014, 3:36 pm by: Ashley Feinberg

    Despite the FBI saying just a few days ago that there was "no attribution to North Korea at this point," ABC News is reporting that federal cyber-security sources "close to the investigation" have indeed confirmed that the FBI does have reason to believe that…
  • The Top 5 Theater Chains Won't Screen The Interview

    17 December 2014, 3:00 pm by: Kate Knibbs

    The top five theater circuits in North America have decided to drop The Interview, the Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy about assassinating Kim Jong-Un that has been under scrutiny after hackers released a trove of Sony Pictures' emails and files claiming to be…
  • The giant tubes that launch missiles in strategic nuclear submarines

    17 December 2014, 2:38 pm by: Jesus Diaz

    Impressive photo of the giant tubes that house four of the 24 Trident II D5 Submarine Launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBM) carried by Ohio-class nuclear submarines. 14 of these submarines travel for months underwater, carrying fifty percent of all the active…
  • ​Tor Is Still Safe

    17 December 2014, 2:05 pm by: Mario Aguilar

    Tor is having a bit of a crisis, as it's become increasingly clear that the wildly popular network isn't the internet invisibility cloak it was once thought to be. Don't panic. It's not perfect, but it's still the best we've got.Read more...
  • How To Disable Facebook's New Auto-Enhance Photo Feature

    17 December 2014, 2:00 pm by: David Nield

    Good news if you're not all that brilliant at snapping Facebook photos on the go: Mark Zuckerberg and his algorithms will now automatically enhance images for you , no extra work required. But what if you don't want your images tampered with? What if you…
  • 7 Budget Gifts That Don't Seem Cheap

    17 December 2014, 1:37 pm by: Kate Knibbs

    The holidays are great: You probably get some days off work. There is usually tasty dip at parties. You can gaze out a snow-rimmed window as a fire crackles in the background. Read more...
  • Rosetta Update: What It Found, What's Next

    17 December 2014, 1:25 pm by: Sarah Zhang

    Rosetta's lander is hibernating on a comet now, waiting for a brighter sun . The mission's scientists, though, have been hard at work, scrutinizing reams of data and predicting how the lander could wake up. At the American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting…
  • The Only Charging Cable You Need, Lots of Apple Gear, and More Deals

    17 December 2014, 1:15 pm by: Shep McAllister, Commerce Team

    Even die-hard Apple owners probably have a few devices around the house that charge over Micro USB, and this cord can charge them all. Great stocking stuffer. [Skiva MFi-Certified Dual Micro USB/Lightning Cable, $10]Read more...
  • The Best Movie Posters of 2014

    17 December 2014, 12:55 pm by: Adrian Curry - MUBI

    Even if you saw every movie that came out this year, it's unlikely you can recall the poster art for most of them. That's where Adrian Curry, the purveyor of the excellent Tumblr Movie Poster of the Day, comes in. Curry recently rounded up the best poster…
  • Activists Want To Use Balloons To Airlift The Interview Into North Korea

    17 December 2014, 12:32 pm by: Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan

    Last year, an Atlantic article introduced us to an activist group run by a former North Korean who now uses balloons to airlift information and technology into into the tightly-controlled country. Now, its members want to use their balloons to tote in copies…
  • Five Best Vacuums

    17 December 2014, 12:15 pm by: Shane Roberts, Commerce Team

    On Monday we asked you for your pick for Best Vacuum, and we've sucked up your long list of nominations to find the top five. Read about them and then cast your vote in the poll below.Read more...
  • Half of Anti-Net Neutrality Comments From "Shadowy" Koch Bros. Group

    17 December 2014, 12:10 pm by: Ashley Feinberg

    When the second round of the FCC's call for comments on net neutrality ended this past September , something seemed a little off. Sure, the 1.6 million submissions fell about a million short of the first round, but that wasn't the weird apart. This time,…
  • AMC and MoviePass Are Trying a Monthly Fee for Unlimited Movies 

    17 December 2014, 11:57 am by: Leslie Horn

    Remember MoviePass ? It's an app through which you can play a flat fee to see up to a movie a day for an entire month. It's taken a while for the service to find a partner, and now it's found one in AMC Theaters, where it'll offer an all you can movie plan for…
  • Parks and Rec's Vision of 2017 Is Full of Holoscreens and Drones

    17 December 2014, 11:50 am by: Darren Orf

    The year 2017: where everyone is two years older, skies are filled with drones, and Leslie Knope is President. Ok, maybe not that last one. But in season 7 of NBC's Parks and Recreation we'll know all the goings on of our favorite characters in the year…
  • Wildfires Are No Match for a Vacuum-Powered Tanker Chopper 

    17 December 2014, 11:40 am by: Andrew Tarantola

    The faster you can pour water on a forest fire, the faster you can put it out. And this prototype aerial water-bucket system from Spanish designers Inventec sucks up water three times faster than existing systems.Read more...
  • Hulu's Former CEO Just Launched a Subscription-Based YouTube Rival

    17 December 2014, 11:30 am by: Adam Clark Estes

    YouTube pretty much won the video war years ago, but there are still plenty of people vying for some of the action. Remember Viddy? Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar thinks that his new startup video site Vessel offers a unique subscription-based model ($3/month)…
  • Changed PS4 Settings Are Not A Good Reason To Call The Police

    17 December 2014, 11:30 am by: Mike Fahey

    A resident of Alexandria, Minnesota contacted the police earlier this month to report that someone entered his house and changed the settings on his PlayStation 4. Of course they did. Read more...
  • Microsoft's Awesome Photo-Sharing App Just Got Even Better

    17 December 2014, 11:14 am by: Eric Limer

    Microsoft's Xim is an awesome way to share photos across devices, no matter whether you're on Android or iOS or even Windows Phone. Now it's getting even better. The newest update to Microsoft Xim adds Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Xbox One,…

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