Lesley Gore, singer of the 1963 hit "It's My Party," died today from cancer at age 68. More
Silly dog! You could have stepped over it, you're so big. More
"Two Florence men have been arrested after police say they used camouflage underwear to disguise themselves during a robbery last fall." More
Re/code's Kara Swisher interviewed President Obama for 25 minutes, and asked him good questions about online security and government spying.
Jo Seong-jin, head of LG's home appliances division, didn't toss a brick
into a Samsung washing machine at an appliance trade show in Berlin, but he has been indicted in South Korea on charges of vandalizing $2,700 Samsung washing machines with his bare hands. LG says the problem isn't with Jo; it's with Samsung's machine, which is "particularly weak on the hinges." [via] More
Category: Entertainment -- Throwing bricks and other heavy objects into washing machines and recording their self-destruction.
A quicker way to do it:
Ryan MacDonald, the intelligent young virgin who volunteered to die on Mars, just found out he made it into round 3 of the Mars One astronaut selection process. More
The big cat likes playing with the disc-throwing robot spider. The kittens take a bit longer to warm up to it. More
"My God, its full of stars!"
Our friends in Death Cab for Cutie released the video for "Black Sun," the first single from their forthcoming album Kintsugi, arriving March 31. More
Windosill is one of my favorite online puzzle games. It's quiet and wonderfully strange and comes with no instructions.
“The iPhone has limitations,” he says “but the limitations themselves spur creativity.” Couldn't agree more. More
Capybaras are my favorite animal, and it makes me happy to see them enjoying a day at a hot springs.
When I was a kid, we laughed and laughed at commercials for the Contour Chair Lounge! Now I own one.
The 72-year-old sculptor is a connoisseur of form, movement, and visual grace. More
It's fun to watch robots arrange batteries coming down a conveyor belt.
Joe Capra's video of amazing time-lapse shots in Rio De Janeiro using a fancy camera is worth watching full screen. More
A Seoul court has sentenced the former vice president of Korean Air, Cho Hyun-ah (40), to one year in prison for throwing a temper tantrum on a Korean Air jet when macadamia nuts were served improperly on the runway at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York.
Strangely, I find both Roxette and Aqua great music for driving really fast.
When Charlie "Black Mirror" Brooker came up with his trustafarian new media parody Nathan Barley for TV Go Home, no one suspected the character would last this long -- or be so relevant.
This promotional documentary chronicles the lavish press event that marked the debut of Stevie Wonder's '70s masterpiece. More
My favorite maker of cool stuff is Ben Krasnow
. He made an electron scanning microscope
from scratch, and makes astronaut ice cream
in his backyard laboratory. He's also a great explainer of how he makes he things. In this video, Ben explains how to make a covert radio pen with a bone conduction speaker. More
Last year I posted a wonderful 15-minute documentary about the Italian magician Silvan. The director, Gabriele Trapani, just posted a new, equally enjoyable, mini-documentary about an interesting bodybuilder named Mr. O. More
"Hydrofluoric acid is probably the most feared chemical compound that there is," says Sir Martyn Poliakoff, a chemistry professor at the University if Nottingham. More