Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Beauty of Freezing Bubbles Is the Only Good Thing About These Nightmarish Temperatures

GIF Did you for some reason think the grueling endurance march that was 2017 would end without one final ordeal? You fool. Right now the eastern and midwestern parts of the country are enduring record-breaking sub-zero temperatures, with the only … Continue reading

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Netflix Freaks Out Users with Creepy Black Mirror Marketing Stunt

Users of Turkey’s equivalent to Reddit received an unsettling message late last night. Across the site, users began complaining that they’d received a mysterious DM from an account named “iamwaldo” that left many people feeling paranoid and anxious. It appears … Continue reading

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Kodi Lands on the Xbox One, Making It the Ultimate Set-Top Box

Image: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo There are two things everyone should look for in a good set top box: ease of use and versatility. A set top box is terrible if the menus are a horror to navigate and you can’t just … Continue reading

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Samsung and LG say they do not slow down older phones

Apple has been under fire recently over the revelation that the company was intentionally slowing down older phones in order to balance performance and battery life. Now, LG and Samsung have both clarified to Phonearena that neither company engages in … Continue reading

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How Hotmail changed Microsoft (and email) forever

Enlarge / The many lives of Hotmail. Sean Gallagher reader comments 58 Twenty years ago this week, on December 29, 1997, Bill Gates bought Microsoft a $450 million late Christmas present: a Sunnyvale-based outfit called Hotmail. With the buy—the largest … Continue reading

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China bans 553 car models in fight against smog

Beijing may have turned a corner in its battle against the city’s notorious smog, according to Reuters calculations, and environmental consultants say the Chinese government deserves much of the credit. In China’s latest tough anti-pollution measure, it is halting sales … Continue reading

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Artist Transforms Toys Into Post-Apocalyptic Monstrosities [Pics + Videos]

Artist Transforms Toys Into Post-Apocalyptic Monstrosities [Pics + Videos] Japanese artist Y. Nakajima takes regular toys and transforms them into post-apocalyptic monsters that would be just perfect to play te part of villains in a horror movie or video game. … Continue reading

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