Daily Archives: October 26, 2018

Working at Netflix Sounds Like Hell

https://gizmodo.com/working-at-netflix-sounds-like-hell-1830020977 There are many, many jobs that are much worse than working at Netflix. But based on an extensive profile of the company’s culture, the streaming company certainly seems to have built a unique version of corporate hell. Citing interviews … Continue reading

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We Talked to the Graduate Student Who Made Bricks From Human Pee

https://gizmodo.com/we-talked-to-the-graduate-student-who-made-bricks-from-1830023720 Dyllon Randall and graduate students Vukheta Mukhari and Suzanne Lambert with pee bricks.Photo: University of Cape Town Pee contains some pretty amazing stuff. Scientists have known for nearly a decade that it’s possible to produce bricks from bacteria, sand, … Continue reading

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Twitch streamers are getting Snap’s AR selfie filters

https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/26/twitch-snap-camera-snapchat-augmented-reality-filters/ As part of its Snap Camera announcement, Snap Inc. has revealed a partnership with Twitch that will bring augmented reality Lenses to users of the video-streaming site. This will give Twitch streamers access to thousands of Snapchat-style selfie filters, … Continue reading

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Tesla faces intensifying FBI investigation over Model 3 production

https://www.engadget.com/2018/10/26/tesla-fbi-investigation-over-model-3-production/ Roberto Baldwin/Engadget Tesla’s legal headaches aren’t over just because of its settlement with the SEC. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the FBI is stepping up an criminal investigation into whether or not Tesla “misstated” its Model 3 … Continue reading

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1 Month to Mars! NASA’s InSight Lander Nearing Red Planet Touchdown

https://www.space.com/42260-mars-insight-landing-one-month-away.html One month from today, Mars will welcome a new robotic resident that seeks to probe the planet’s innards. NASA’s InSight lander is scheduled to touch down just north of the Martian equator on the afternoon of Nov. … Continue reading

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How NASA Found That Freaky Viral IcebergĀ 

https://earther.gizmodo.com/how-nasa-found-that-freaky-viral-iceberg-1829999976 The now-viral tabular iceberg.Photo: Jeremy Harbeck/NASA Antarctica has been really been letting its hair down lately. First, there was news of a haunting hum coming from one of its ice shelves. Then came the weirdo rectangular iceberg. It’s enough … Continue reading

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Dad Builds Father-Daughter Mech Warrior Costume For The Two Of Them

https://geekologie.com/2018/10/dad-builds-father-daughter-mech-warrior.php This is a video demonstration of the Stalker J-1 Mech Warrior costume built by father Griddlock Cosplay for he and his daughter to wear to the Edmonton Comic Expo 2018. His daughter rides in the front while he does … Continue reading

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