Angel Falls Video

Mesmerizing drone footage of world’s highest waterfall must be seen to be believed

By on April 28, 2016 at 11:02 PM.

Mesmerizing drone footage of world’s highest waterfall must be seen to be believed

We’ve seen drones capture all sorts of interesting footage over the past 12 months, including a peculiar and mildly disturbing video of a man sunbathing on top of a wind turbine, more than 200 feet up in the air.

On the complete opposite end of the spectrum, we recently stumbled across drone footage of the Santo Angel waterfall in Venezuela, otherwise known as Angel Falls. Though Angel Falls may not be as widely known as Niagra Falls, at least in the United States, Angel Falls has the distinction of being the world’s highest waterfall on the planet. From top to bottom, water tumbles down more than 2,600 feet.

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Smartphone Addiction

Smartphone addiction prompts German city to embed traffic lights in sidewalks

By on April 28, 2016 at 8:58 AM.

Smartphone addiction prompts German city to embed traffic lights in sidewalks

These days, many smartphone users have become accustomed to walking down the street, completely oblivious to the people and environment around them. Of course, it’s hard to notice cars zooming by when your eyes are permanently fixated on the smartphone in front of you.

The harsh reality is that our addiction to smartphones can sometimes be dangerous, if not downright tragic. Over the past few years, there have been an increasing number of smartphone toting pedestrians who have either come close to getting hit or who have fatally been hit by cars while lost in the hazy glow of their smartphone.

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Best Online Hobby Shop

The Amazon Hobby Shop is your new favorite page on the internet

By on April 27, 2016 at 8:01 PM.

The Amazon Hobby Shop is your new favorite page on the internet

Quadcopter drones… radio controlled cars… model rockets… radio controlled helicopters… model train sets… it’s OK, you don’t have to hide your love of all these fun little hobbies anymore. Building your own rocket, stuffing an explosive into the bottom and then launching it hundreds of feet into the sky isn’t nerdy — it’s friggin awesome! And while driving remote controlled cars used to be something people laughed at, drone quadcopters have now come along and made all things RC cool again.

Trust us, it’s time to let your nerd flag fly and say hello to your new favorite page on the internet: The Amazon Hobby Shop. More →

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Ink Hunter Tattoo AR App

This app lets you test out tattoos before you commit to permanent ink

By on April 27, 2016 at 7:12 PM.

This app lets you test out tattoos before you commit to permanent ink

Virtual reality has (justifiably) been the biggest story in the tech world over the past few weeks. Oculus launched the Rift, HTC launched the Vive and gamers are finally getting the chance to see how much potential VR has. But you don’t have to spend $600 on a headset to digitally alter the world around you.

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SpaceX Mars Mission Date 2018

SpaceX will try to send a spacecraft to Mars by 2018

By on April 27, 2016 at 12:43 PM.

SpaceX will try to send a spacecraft to Mars by 2018

Right on the heels of its first successful sea landing, SpaceX announced on Wednesday that it is planning to send a Dragon spacecraft to Mars as soon as 2018. SpaceX says that the proposed Red Dragon craft will inform the “overall Mars architecture,” but has yet to release any details about the mission.

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Optical Illusion Crosswalks India China

Optical illusion crosswalks are trippy, but they could make street crossings safer

By on April 26, 2016 at 11:28 PM.

Optical illusion crosswalks are trippy, but they could make street crossings safer

You’ve probably witnessed them too, drivers who completely ignore crosswalks and don’t even slow down as they approach them. But if these optical illusion crosswalks catch on, the chances are that crossing the street will be even safer. The smart concepts in the following images are meant to fool drivers into thinking there’s a roadblock ahead, and make them slow down when approaching a pedestrian crossing. More →

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Can Bernie Win The Nomination

Hysterical video explains how Bernie Sanders is actually winning

By on April 26, 2016 at 9:50 PM.

Hysterical video explains how Bernie Sanders is actually winning

According to the latest delegate count from RealClearPolitics, Hillary Clinton is leading Bernie Sanders by 752 delegates. Even taking away the superdelegates that have pledged their support to Clinton, Sanders is still losing by a significant margin.

To make matters even worse for Sanders, CNN’s Political Prediction Market has Clinton’s odds of winning all five states during Tuesday’s primaries at 85% or higher.

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Free Birthday Food

100 restaurants that will serve you free food on your birthday

By on April 26, 2016 at 2:39 PM.

100 restaurants that will serve you free food on your birthday

Your birthday only comes around once a year, so why limit your celebration to just a few drinks at a bar and a Facebook wall packed with generic HBD messages? Instead, you might want to spice things up with a little bit of free food. And while you’re at it, you might even want to make a whole day of it: go on an indulgent restaurant-hop, picking up free food from a number of establishments throughout the day.

But where to start? Which restaurants out there offer up free birthday food? And more importantly, which restaurants offer up the best birthday deals around?

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