Friday Five with Nigel Barker

For this week’s Friday Five, we reached out to Nigel Barker, celebrated…

Shinya Yoshida Design Debuts New Work at Milano Salone Satellite

Shinya Yoshida is a Japan-based designer who specializes in designing furniture, accessories,…

The long-term cost of sexual harassment

When news recently broke that multiple women have accused 500 Startups founder…

Only one more day to apply to Startup Battlefield Africa

Alright, sub-Saharan African startups, you’re really good at procrastinating. But if you…

Microsoft is quietly fighting a clever war against Russian hacking group Fancy Bear

While the White House mulls striking up a joint cyber program with…

The Orii smart ring lets you control your smartphone using only your voice

Orii is a new smart ring that gives you full hands-free control…

Typewriter Guns

If it’s true that “the pen is mightier than the sword,” then…

1995 McLaren F1

Street-legal automobiles can be distilled down into several basic elements — seats,…

Threat on Heller: BOLO for suspect released in ObamaCare note

Yesterday, Las Vegas police released this video from surveillance cameras at Senator…

McDonald’s employee refuses to serve uniformed police officer, gets fired

Scott Naff is an officer with the Virginia Department of Game and…

Brookings study: Public universities disproportionally subsidize the upper middle class

Does the investment of taxpayer dollars in public universities and colleges pay…

Tennessee county inmates offered reduced jail time in return for … getting a vasectomy

Says a Twitter pal, “Why not just roll this into the new…

Claremont McKenna punishes 7 students over blockade of Heather Mac Donald speech

In April a large group of students at Claremont McKenna College partially…

Pew: 35% of Democrats say a friend’s vote for Trump would “strain” their relationship

So much for the tolerant left! Many polls involving partisan politics produce…

The 10 best Sony Xperia XZ cases

It may not have the 4K HDR screen of its Premium sibling,…

Nintendo trademark points to existence of the N64 Classic

The SNES Classic isn’t even out yet, but it would appear as…

Top 5 best data visualisation tools of 2017

Data is an invaluable resource, but managing it is a tricky task…

Nintendo Switch: the latest news, tips and accessories

The Nintendo Switch has plenty of room to grow, but even so,…

Microsoft Surface Pro: the latest news, tips and accessories

The 2017 version of the Surface Pro (Microsoft has decided to dispense…

Samsung Galaxy S8: the latest news, tips and accessories

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is, so far, the definitive flagship smartphone of…

Top 45 best free games you should play in 2017

Update: With Marvel Heroes 2016 having been revamped for consoles, it’s undergone…

Brace for impact: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch is on August 23

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch date rumors have been confirmed, with…

Best Amazon Prime TV shows (July 2017): 50 great series on Amazon Prime Video

UPDATE: New episodes of Preacher keep arriving every Tuesday which is great…

Amazon is slipping Alexa into its Android shopping app

Alexa is headed to Amazon’s Android shopping app beginning this week, joining…

Mobile savings and investment services Acorns is on track to do 1 billion trades in 2017

Acorns is quickly turning into an oak tree in the financial services…

YouTube launches its counter-terrorism experiment for would-be ISIS recruits

Google’s big experiment in digital counter-terrorism begins rolling out today. Collaborating with…

Microsoft earnings beat expectations thanks to strong cloud performance

Following its longstanding tradition of reporting quarterly earnings for its fourth financial…

EBay shares sink after posting financial results

EBay shares were down about 4% in initial after hours trading, after…

Shyp is reducing headcount and suspending all operations outside of SF

Shyp, the on-demand shipping service launched in 2013, has announced in a blog…

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

The headquarters of the Kingsmen has been destroyed and the world is…

Bape x AirBuggy Stroller

Japanese streetwear company Bape is known for its signature camo print, and…

Elite X1 Everest Pool Table

With a transparent glass top set atop a glass base, the Elite…

Fender Front Row Legend Esquire

When two legends meet, beautiful things can happen — visually and aurally….

McConaugheyisms

Alright alright alright. Yup. Mmmhmm. Throw in a few punches and some…

Bizzy Coffee Shots

Most of us rely on caffeine to kick start our day. But…

Tom’s Hut

Nestled in the Austrian woodlands, Tom’s Hut is a modern refuge in…

Dream Makers

If it’s on the screen, it probably isn’t real. But that doesn’t…

Garb: Collusion

Gosha Rubchinskiy Adidas Jersey ($142). Herschel Studio Duffle ($130). Wacko Maria Beanie…

Join the Jaeger Uprising

John Boyega has been a busy man. With two Star Wars films…

Killspencer Utility Belt

It doesn’t carry crime-fighting gadgets, but the Killspencer Utility Belt can help…

Process: Billykirk

Chris and Kirk Bray of NYC-based Billykirk believe in not only making…

Billykirk x Uncrate Stopover Collection

Nearly two decades after founding Billykirk to counteract the trend of fast…

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There are plenty of times you might want to share an image…

Germany is now warning travelers about going to Turkey

First let’s get the headline out of the way which prompted the…

Colorado university settling lawsuit with student falsely accused of rape

This week we’re seeing what may be the next step in a…

The air traffic control “spinoff” plan may not even make it through the House

When we last checked in on Congressman Bill Shuster’s plan to “privatize”…

Want to stop global warming? Stop having kids and eating hamburgers

Here’s a great idea for all of you liberals who are concerned…

TEMS on Relevant Radio: OJ-mania, Apollo XI anniversary, Catholic education, bail reform, & Andrew Malcolm redux!

Once again, I get to step outside the box and guest host…

The Juice is loose: O.J. Simpson granted parole after tone-deaf hearing

O.J. Simpson has been granted parole after spending 9 years in a…

Trump: Comey was using “totally phony” dossier as leverage over me

Did Donald Trump accuse James Comey of extortion — or just political…

Oddly Satisfying Isometric Art from Society6

There’s something oddly satisfying about looking at isometric art. In an isometric…

8 Standing Desks That Will Have You Ditching Your Chair

It’s no surprise that more and more people are making the jump…

The best iPad Pro cases for your Apple tablet

It’s been over a year since Apple launched the iPad Pro 9.7,…

The best keyboards of 2017: top 10 keyboards compared

Though you may not think much of them, computer keyboards are integral…

The best mouse of 2017: 10 top computer mice compared

Since the 1970s, when it wasn’t much more than a wooden brick…

Google is changing – but has it forgotten what made it popular?

Google is brilliant at many things – and worse at others –…

iPhone 7S release date, news and rumors

Update: Wireless charging might not be ready in time for the iPhone…

Top 8 best portable laptop battery chargers and power banks in 2017

There’s nothing worse than having your laptop run out of battery and…

Top 10 best business laptops in 2017

Having the right laptop for your business needs is essential these days…

We can’t afford to let driverless cars kill off public transport

Imagine, if you will, a line.  At one end of the line,…