Category Archives: Technology

25+ Incredible Facts That You Probably Didnt Know

From a carrier pigeon racing with internet technology to a badass Titanic passenger, the things on this list will surely spark your interest in random trivia. Scroll down to learn a thing or two and upvote your favorite entries! If, however, this series doesn’t ease your thirst for knowledge, check out these 30 happiest random … Continue reading 25+ Incredible Facts That You Probably Didnt Know

5 Awesome Sci-Fi Movie Technologies That’d Suck In Real Life

Why are we still driving non-flying cars to our non-space workplaces while fantasizing about our merely two-boobed prostitutes? Where are all the snazzy gadgets and awesome technologies movies promised us? In many cases, they’re right here. We just don’t use them because, well, they kinda suck. Like how … Any interface that lies flat and … Continue reading 5 Awesome Sci-Fi Movie Technologies That’d Suck In Real Life

New Google App Finds Your Museum Doppelganger But Not Everyone Is Loving The Results

Perhaps inspired by this, Google have decided to add a feature to their Arts & Culture app that uses facial recognition technology to match your selfie with a famous portrait. The portraits are pulled from a database of celebrated works collected from over 1000 museums worldwide, so the chances of a half-decent match should be … Continue reading New Google App Finds Your Museum Doppelganger But Not Everyone Is Loving The Results

Georgia looks to drop electric voting machines in favor of paper ballots

Video Georgia considers using paper ballots over touch screens Jonathan Serrie brings you the latest. A unique effort is underway in Georgia to safeguard elections by taking voting machines back to the future. “The most secure elections in the world are conducted with a piece of paper and a pencil,” said Georgia State Rep. Scot … Continue reading Georgia looks to drop electric voting machines in favor of paper ballots

Not Their Best Work: Boston Dynamics Has Engineered A Microwave That Can Get Tired

Boston Dynamics—the company behind such amazing projects as the BigDog military robot and DI-Guy human-simulation software—is known for being at the forefront of the robotics field. But its latest offering is pretty underwhelming given its impressive history of cutting-edge achievements in robotic technology: Boston Dynamics announced earlier today that it has engineered a microwave that … Continue reading Not Their Best Work: Boston Dynamics Has Engineered A Microwave That Can Get Tired

U.S. Regulators Subpoena Crypto Exchange Bitfinex, Tether

U.S. regulators are scrutinizing one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges as questions mount over a digital token linked to its backers. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission sent subpoenas on Dec. 6 to virtual-currency venue Bitfinex and Tether, a company that issues a widely traded coin and claims it’s pegged to the dollar, according to … Continue reading U.S. Regulators Subpoena Crypto Exchange Bitfinex, Tether

Georgia looks to drop electronic voting machines in favor of paper ballots

Video Georgia considers using paper ballots over touch screens Jonathan Serrie brings you the latest. A unique effort is underway in Georgia to safeguard elections by taking voting machines back to the future. “The most secure elections in the world are conducted with a piece of paper and a pencil,” said Georgia State Rep. Scot … Continue reading Georgia looks to drop electronic voting machines in favor of paper ballots

CES Was Full of Useless Robots and Machines That Dont Work

Theres a woman in Sweden named Simone Giertz who makes a living building shitty robots. Her well-intentioned creations fail comically at CES is a massive annual trade show in Las Vegas where hundreds of thousands of people gather to see the In recent years, the show has transformed into a sprawling behemoth that dominates the … Continue reading CES Was Full of Useless Robots and Machines That Dont Work

Ripple is now the second largest cryptocurrency, behind Bitcoin

Image: Wit Olszewski/shutterstock After a period of tremendous growth, the banking-oriented cryptocurrency Ripple has overtaken Ethereum and is currently the second largest coin in terms of market cap behind Bitcoin.  Ripple’s price rose 42.7 percent in the last 24 hours alone according to CoinMarketCap, with its market cap surging to $73.6 billon.  SEE ALSO: 2018 … Continue reading Ripple is now the second largest cryptocurrency, behind Bitcoin

Future President or Not, Oprah Winfrey Gave a Textbook Great Speech for the Ages

Why was Oprahs powerful, thoughtful speech. Lets start with a section about two-thirds of the way down. (Thats only five paragraphsa reminder to all of us that if Oprah can keep it short, so can we.) With clarity and concision to stir the heart of even the grumpiest high school English teacher, she states her … Continue reading Future President or Not, Oprah Winfrey Gave a Textbook Great Speech for the Ages