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Google asks the Internet for N-words – what could possibly go wrong?

naw What’s worse than asking the Internet at large to name your product? Telling them it has to start with N. Let’s just take a moment to appreciate the stupefying magnitude of Google’s naivete here. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

May 18th

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Mobile

Windows 95 on the Apple Watch features the world’s most twee Start button

1-WBF79wkx9h34PZ_XY9_59g Big, complex things running on tiny things is a common theme this week. Earlier we had a hack that put Counter-Strike on Android Wear, and today some maniac has installed Windows 95 on his Apple Watch. At last it’ll do something worthwhile! That is, of course, if you can find the Start button. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

April 30th

Apple

Gadgets

Windows

Windows 95 on the Apple Watch features the world’s most twee Start button

1-WBF79wkx9h34PZ_XY9_59g Big, complex things running on tiny things is a common theme this week. Earlier we had a hack that put Counter-Strike on Android Wear, and today some maniac has installed Windows 95 on his Apple Watch. At last it’ll do something worthwhile! That is, of course, if you can find the Start button. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

April 30th

Apple

Gadgets

Windows

Together, we can make this auto-Facebooking camera harness for dogs a reality

dogpack The problem with Facebook isn’t the amount of pictures of dogs, it’s the lack of pictures by dogs. Finally someone is addressing this scourge — unfortunately, it’s an ad agency. So this isn’t a sponsored post, but it may as well be. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

April 11th

Gadgets

Chainsaw Drone Is Like Something Out Of Our Worst Nightmares

Chainsaw Drone Is Like Something Out Of Our Worst Nightmares

This is like something out of a nightmare: a chainsaw attached to a drone. What could possibly go wrong?

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Andrew Liptak

April 2nd

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Donald Trump in Westeros Makes a Disturbing Amount of Sense

Donald Trump in Westeros Makes a Disturbing Amount of Sense

Sideshow comedian and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been long-regarded as a political anomaly in the United States. But in Westeros? Well, that actually makes more sense.

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Darren Orf on io9, shared by Darren Orf to Gizmodo

February 21st

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These Wackily Colorful Rainbow Bagels Are Breaking My Eyeballs

These Wackily Colorful Rainbow Bagels Are Breaking My Eyeballs

The rainbow bagel looks like a Willy Wonka creation crossed with used play doh set in a reality that I’m not quite prepared to live in. It exists at The Bagel Store in Brooklyn, New York and is topped with a schmear of Funfetti cream cheese made with cake mix and is something you can eat. Sure, it’s visually impressive and by all accounts, edible, but it goes against all of nature’s generous warning signs for poisonous food and is just too damn cheerful to be a breakfast item. And yet it is.

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February 3rd

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U.S. Missile Mysteriously Turns Up in Cuba and No One Knows How It Got There 

A Hellfire missile that the US shipped to Europe for NATO training purposes last year somehow wound up in Cuba. As far as straight up losing sensitive military technology goes, this is one of the biggest screw-ups of its kind.

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Bryan Lufkin

January 8th

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I Can’t Tell If This Certifiably Insane Tank Design Is Serious Or Not

The craziest high-tech innovation to hit the battlefield in ages boasts millimeters-thick sheet metal, black powder time bombs, battering-blades and a heavy armament of bottle rockets. No—it isn’t the advanced replacement to the M1 Abrams battle tank, it’s the Ghanaian Kantanka and it’s laughably terrifying.

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December 17th

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Shoplifting On Hoverboards Is the Future of Lazy Crime

Auto-balancing skateboards, incorrectly but widely known as hoverboards, are this year’s must-have novelty toys for people bored of their selfie sticks. But it would seem they also have use for shoplifters who can’t be bothered to walk.

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Chris Mills

December 11th

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