Are you one of those annoying, self-righteous people who hates reading things on screens because you “just love the weight of a book in your hand and the smell of the pages”? If so, we have good news: some people are trying to crowdfund a project to print all of Wikipedia into a 1,000-volume book set. Read More
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Imagine if your school newspaper ran a story reporting that some anonymous hater on JuicyCampus said that you were, I don’t know, hooking up with your calc professor. That would be pretttttty insane, right? Well, that’s basically what Defamer, Gawker’s Hollywood gossip blog, did today.
“Secret Sharing App Claims Gwyneth Paltrow Is Cheating with Lawyer,” their headline bellows. The story first contorts rumors about that Vanity Fair takedown piece that never was, and VF editor-in-chief Graydon Carter’s response to those rumors, into evidence. Then, they get to the real proof: a posting on the app Whisper. Read More
Modern life is full of mundane problems like lukewarm coffee and linty sweaters. One issue we’ve never run into is that of inaccessible, too-permanent undies. But tech is going to solve it anyway, with disposable underwear you can 3D print from the safety of your own 3D printing room.
An Israeli couple has invented “Cosyflex,” a material that feels like cloth and can be made into the stunning beige briefs seen at left. It’s biodegradable, stretchy and disposable, CNet reports. Read More
Move over, weird Google Glass earbud. There’s a new kind of wearable tech in town, and it’s marginally cooler-looking.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America and eBay have teamed up to color with magic markers on a bunch of USB cords, then wrap them around people’s wrists, PSFK reports. See, they are iPhone chargers that don’t come with iPhones or wall plugs. Read More
Because the stuff for sale on Craigslist doesn’t look enough like it’s from the 1960s, there’s now an online marketplace for selling the objects featured in your Instagram photos. Read More
Using the Internet to diagnose your health issues can get dicey. One minute you’re looking for hangover cures, the next you’ve been convinced you have both gout and bubonic plague and need the promptest medical attention. Read More
What kind of uncontrollable rage do the words “twerking,” “Miley Cyrus” and “wrecking ball” conjure up when you see them in your browser? If your body convulses into a session of rage-twerking against will until your limbs eventually succumb to severe case of paresthesia, then we have a solution for you.
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Some people say human relationships are deteriorating because of the Internet and social media. Obviously, those people have never heard of Joe Jordan, who is so into human connection, he tattooed a randomly selected Facebook person’s face on his butt. Suck on that, tech haters. Read More
Every millennial’s favorite TV science teacher is apparently putting down his Bunsen burner for a pair of dancing shoes. According to a press release, Bill Nye the Science Guy is joining the illustrious cast of Dancing With the Stars for its 17th season. Cool. Cool cool.