Dead Phones Bring About the Apocalypse in Mophie’s Super Bowl Ad

January 31st, 2015

Better bring backup power, lest plagues of locusts invade the big game.

Why You Should Buy a 4 TB Hard Drive and Avoid 3 TB

January 31st, 2015

The fours crash a lot less.

This is the Drone Helicopter NASA Scientists Want to Send to Mars

January 31st, 2015

If it’s ready in time, the autonomous Mars Helicopter could fly to the Red Planet along with the new rover set for 2020.

Ukraine talks last only a few hours

January 31st, 2015

No agreement was reached in Belarus on Saturday in talks aimed at ending months of deadly fighting between the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian rebels, a diplomat with knowledge of the discussions said.

What’s the Weirdest Thing You’ve Ordered Online? 

January 31st, 2015

What's the Weirdest Thing You've Ordered Online? 

You can buy almost anything online. There are lots of normal options, like shoes or groceries. But you can also order a ton of whacky shit, like a life-size statue of obese Arnold Schwarzenegger or a TaskRabbit to come stand motionless and unblinking in your kitchen while you dance around them to the music of Fleetwood Mac. Amazon will sell you a 55-gallon tub of lube!

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ISIS used Japanese journalist in recent messages

January 31st, 2015

A new ISIS release appears to show the decapitated body of captive Kenji Goto. The Japanese journalist went to Syria, he said, to try to tell the stories of war in all its complexity.

Whitney Houston’s daughter found unresponsive in tub

January 31st, 2015

Whitney Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unresponsive Saturday morning in a bathtub full of water in Roswell, Georgia, police in that Atlanta suburb said.

Timex’s Popular "Weekender" Watches Are In Impulse Buy Range Today

January 31st, 2015

Timex's Popular "Weekender" Watches Are In Impulse Buy Range Today

Timex’s Weekender Watches are the most popular we’ve ever listed in our Commerce segments. They’re extremely versatile and come in a variety of colors, and today they’re marked down to the $30 range, plus an additional 30% off with code WEEKEND30. [Amazon]

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Google Earth Pro Is Now Available for Free

January 31st, 2015

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available for Free

Google Earth Pro, the premium version of Google’s popular Google Earth service, is now free. Google sliced the price from $400 a year, so this is a pretty solid deal. If you like to make 3D measurements or create HD videos of virtual trips around the world, I’d jump on this. You can download the software key directly from Google and start an online global journey.

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Bush outmaneuvered Romney

January 31st, 2015

Many of Mitt Romney former financial supporters and staffers were not only moving to Jeb Bush, but also to other candidates vying for mainstream Republican support.