Protip: when powerlines fall on your chainlink fence, remove yourself from proximity to the chainlink fence.
We've become accustomed to wireless chargers that harness a phenomenon called electromagnetic induction to power up nearby mobile devices. The range is very low though, usually requiring the device to be placed right on top of the charging coil. Now though, University of Tokyo researchers and their colleagues have built a model living room that… READ THE REST
In this footage from Allen Pan, we see a fencer in bizarre protective gear adopting a draw stance. It becomes apparent that the gear protects the wearer from electrical currents, as we see an arc leap suddenly to a nearby surface. Then the fencer draws the sword. READ THE REST
Ukrainian police in the city of Vinnytsia raided a warehouse crypto-mining farm running on nearly 4,000 PlayStation 4s. The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) described the warehouse operation as "the largest crypto farm in Ukraine." According to the SSU report, the miners had been stealing electricity and the warehouse formerly belonged to the electric company.… READ THE REST
Tossing back a few with friends is tough enough as you get older. But if you're trying to lead a health-conscious lifestyle while still enjoying an alcoholic beverage or two…well, that can be a narrow tightrope to walk. The reality is that as you age, less & less alcohol makes you feel worse & worse… READ THE REST
Airlines. Cable companies. Pharmaceutical firms. Banks. Those industries show up every year on lists of America's most hated companies. It's seldom for the products they actually produce. It's usually for the poor customer service, ridiculous fees, and a general sense of all-around indifference to their customer's needs that land these firms squarely in the public's… READ THE REST
A lot has changed since you started your career behind the keyboard, and if you can't keep up with the times, the generation in front of you will swoop in and eat you alive. Sure, you could retire early (we all know your savings will last you comfortably until at least next Tuesday), but there's… READ THE REST