Why Is Heart Cancer So Rare?

We usually keep things pretty mild around here, but geeks love science and what is more scientific than trying to figure out why heart cancer is so rare? It is the kind of video that opens your eyes and makes you think about something completely differently after seeing it. Plus, we can all learn a […]

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YouTube ‘Cable TV’ Comes To Apple TV, Roku, and More!

YouTube’s live TV service is now on Apple TV and Roku. It means most streaming TV devices now support the ‘cord cutting’ service, though still with some key exceptions. YouTube TV costs $35 a month and combines live streams of 40 stations, along with a virtual DVR where you can ‘record’ a show and watch […]

Cryptocurrencies Causing GPU Price Hikes

Cryptocurrency mining is driving graphic card prices so high that both manufacturers and retailers are looking at ways to make sure gamers can still get them. Polygon’s Samit Sarkar notes that originally the problem was only affecting top-end cards, for example the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 now going for almost double its listed retail price. […]

Facebook’s ‘New Time Unit’ Is No Gimmick

Facebook has created its own unit of time dubbed “a flick.” It’s a tiny fraction of a second and, surprisingly enough, might be genuinely useful. The flick is 1/705600000 of a second. It will take the spot of the shortest unit of time that’s still longer than a nanosecond, but that’s not the point. Instead […]

Smart Home Must-Haves for Every Room in Your Home

We are now in the age of home automation, and that’s a good thing! Why? Because it leaves you more time to do the things you love doing, rather than tinkering with gadgets, tech and appliances. Sound far-fetched? Well, it’s not. What if you could set up your AC so it drops the indoor climate […]

This Small Robot Arm Will Play Chess Against You!

This small robot arm, built by Youtuber DIYprojects, can play a match of chess against you! The robot was built using an Arduino Leonardo controller, four TowerPro SG90 mini servo motors, and some wood. Check it out in action in the video above! [DIYprojects]

Understanding How a TV Works at 380,000 Frames Per Second

If you are reading this, you’ve seen a screen with your eyes. But have you REALLY seen it though? Like real proper seen it (at 380,000 frames per second)? Don’t worry, Gav is here to help you out. This is How a TV works in Slow Motion. [The Slow Mo Guys]

Tracking Firm Promises VR Play Without ER Stay

A new virtual reality headset technology might stop you tripping over furniture, without the need for external hardware. Occipital says its approach includes live tracking of the surrounding room to cut down on embarrassing tumbles. To date virtual reality systems fall into two category. Some, like the Oculus Rift and Vive, use separate devices to […]