21 February 2018

Girl calls over dolphins using a comb and a toothpick

Using a black plastic comb and a simple wooden toothpick, a girl beckoned some captive dolphins from the other side of their windowed prison. Her dad, Brad Meszaros, writes: My […]
21 February 2018

Boston Dynamics’ door-opening dogbot gets rough treatement

I was frightened of the door-opening Francis-Bacon-figures-at-the-base-of-a-crucifixion robot when it was first seen last week, but now Boston Dynamics has started pushing and dragging it around and all I want […]
21 February 2018

Procedurally-generated hairy balls

Etienne Bouteille made a twitter bot that “renders hairy balls” every three hours. They’re not naughty, unless you benefit from extraordinarily versatile perversions, but they are all very hairy and […]
21 February 2018

The Legends Of Tomorrow filmed a disco music video in their spare time

One benefit of starring in a show about time travel is that you get to try out looks from a whole bunch of different eras. And while decked out in […]
21 February 2018

Watch Bill Gates play “How much does the world suck?”

YouTuber Ingrid Nilsen sat down with Bill Gates to play “How much does the world suck?” and discuss some surprisingly optimistic facts about humanity. The video is a tie-in with […]
21 February 2018

Watch Depeche Mode live on TV in 1982

On November 24, 1982, Depeche Mode, touring Europe for their second album “A Broken Frame,” performed on the Swedish television show Casablanca. (via r/ObscureMedia) Genuinely impressive work from Everybody Deserves […]
20 February 2018

Make your own Alexa-controlled toilet

Inspired by the $6,000 Alexa-controlled toilet at CES, Jonathan Gleich hacked together his own one-tenth the cost. The base of this smart throne is the Brondell Swash 1400 Luxury Bidet […]
20 February 2018

Since 1998, using your own property has required regulatory permission and the ability to make your own jailbreaking tools from scratch

In Did Congress Really Expect Us to Whittle Our Own Personal Jailbreaking Tools? — a new post on EFF’s Deeplinks blog — I describe the bizarre, unfair and increasingly salient […]
20 February 2018

Incredible sunrise seen from the International Space Station

Astronaut Scott D. Tingle tweeted this postcard from the International Space Station a few days ago. Now that’s a room with a view. From NASA’s Instagram account: He posted the […]
20 February 2018

Absolutely brutal single color jigsaw puzzles

These Japanese single color jigsaw puzzles are appropriately named “Pure Hell.” They’re available with 1,000 or 2,000 tiny pieces, black or white. Pure Hell jigsaw puzzles (Amazon via Laughing Squid)