Facebook Favors Comments Over Shares In New Ranking System

Facebook is rethinking the way it decides which posts users are most likely to see. The big difference is putting more weight on how many comments a post gets rather than how many times it’s shared. The update will affect the default News Feed that users see unless they’ve changed their settings to see all […]

How We Know Black Holes Exist [Science Video]

This video is about the astronomical amount of astronomical evidence for black holes, ranging from x-ray binaries with accretion disks, supermassive infrared-radiating galactic nuclei black holes, orbital characteristics of high mass binaries, and direct gravitational wave detection of inspiraling merging black hole binaries with LIGO. Yes, they’re real. [Minute Physics]

KRANG (TMNT) Oversized Belt Buckle

From Christopher Genovese: KRANG from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! This oversized belt buckle is BIG, but more comfortable and wearable than you would expect. Cast in urethane resin from an original clay sculpture, hand-painted, and hard-coated with polyurethane clear coat, it’s durable too. The best part is with just a few more items, this buckle […]

Today’s Hottest Deals: Save BIG on Philips Sonicare Toothbrush, WiFi Smart Plugs, Dual Port Car Charger, and MORE!

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deals we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning: –Philips Sonicare 2 Series plaque control rechargeable electric toothbrush – $69.99 $29 (Be sure to clip the coupon at the link!) –Etekcity 3 Pack Voltson WiFi Smart Plug Mini Outlet with Energy […]

Second Opinions [Comic]

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Gorgeous Jellyfish Looks Like Deep Sea Firework [Video]

From EVNautilus: We’re starting this year with deep sea fireworks, and a spirit of exploration! When something remarkable floats by in the middle of sampling operations, our team quickly switches gears to marvel and document. The frilled tentacles of the Halitrephes maasi jelly came into view at 1225m in the Revillagigedo Archipelago off Baja California, […]

A Disease’s Guide to World Domination

There’s something surprising that helps determine how damaging a disease is: distance. [MinuteEarth]

“Cantina Theme” played by a pencil and a girl with too much time on her hands

Also, here’s the Imperial March: [Dani Ochoa]

Google Phone Screens Could Sing

Google has bought a company that’s developing a way to make smartphone screens double-up as speakers. It could mean slimmer phones or longer battery life. The buyout of Redux actually happened last year but has only just been made public. It involves technology that works in two contrasting ways, the first being to vibrate the […]

DEAL: Star Wars Darth Vader Stein (22oz) with Metal Hinge – $24.99 (50% OFF!)

This officially licensed Darth Vader beer stein can hold 22oz. of liquid and is currenly priced at just $24.99, 50% off on its regular list price of $49.99 with the coupon, which you can clip at the link. The mug is made from ceramic and features a sturdy metal hinge. –Star Wars Darth Vader Stein […]

Chewbacca Would Be All Over This Porg Made from Sushi Rice

You’ve seen Chewie roast a porg in “The Last Jedi,” but the little critters were just too cute for the fury giant, so he never actually ate his meal. However, I’m sure he wouldn’t mind tasting this rice porg created by the folks over at Disney. [Disney Parks]

Altered Carbon is Netflix’s New Sci-Fi “Cyberbunk” Series [Full Trailer]

In the distant future, human consciousness can be digitized and downloaded into different bodies. Brought back to life after 250 years by Laurens Bancroft (James Purefoy) the richest man on Earth, ex-Envoy soldier Takeshi Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman / Will Yun Lee) must solve Bancroft’s attempted murder for the chance to live again in a world […]