MacMusic  |  PcMusic  |  440 Software  |  440 Forums  |  440TV  |  Zicos
about
Search

PC / Tech. > BoingBoing

Thursday May 17, 2018. 08:01 PM
Twitter draws a lot of fire for making it easy for anyone to set up an anonymous account or a bot; the argument against this says that making it easy to be anonymous also makes it easy to be shady. (more…)
    0
LEWISINK, a 27-year-old artist based in France, does amazing geometric tattoos. (more…)
    0
The Econ-SF wiki is a new, annotated collaborative bibliography of science fiction that delves into economic topics -- remember that Paul Krugman was inspired to get into economics after reading Asimov's 'Foundation' novels, to say nothing of all the people whose brains were ...
    0
Two gentleman in the UK attempted to pull a fake collision scam on a driver by backing a scooter into her car. When the car driver told the scooterist and his 'witness' that she'd recorded everything on her dashcam, the 'injured' scooterist, who made a good show of being...
    0
GQ has made the perfect funny with the cover of their comedy issue. It pokes fun at Vanity Fair's cover fail last year with Reese Witherspoon and Oprah Winfrey. They write: GQ would like to apologize to Kate McKinnon, Issa Rae, and Sarah Silverman for the egregious mistakes...
    0
Carrillion was the UK government's go-to outsourcing partner, a company with a long and disgraceful history of putting profits before people -- perhaps that's why HM Government was so ready to believe in the company's robust financial health as it amassed £7B in debts and...
    0
Donald Bell of Maker Project Lab interviewed Becky Stern about Tinkercad's new and very cool Arduino simulator. It's a good way to teach a bunch of people Arduino in a classroom setting.
    0
In this episode of Periodic Videos, professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff from the School of Chemistry at The University of Nottingham describes the process of making a spoon from an alloy that melts in a cup of hot tea. The alloy is called Field's Alloy and it has a melting...
    0
Quirkologist Richard Wiseman has a new book out called How to Remember Everything. In this video, Richard shares 10 mnemonics for remembering various bits of useful information.
    1
It's true that the 1% have accumulated a massive share of America's national wealth; but just as significant is the cohort of professionals -- 'well-behaved, flannel-suited crowd of lawyers, doctors, dentists, mid-level investment bankers, M.B.A.s with opaque job titles, and ...
    0
Microsoft's new accessible game controller has a retro vibe, enormous buttons, and a range of attachments tailored to specific disabilities. The new Xbox Adaptive Controller, which will be available later this year, can be connected to external buttons, switches, joysticks...
    0
YouTubers Tripp and Tyler (and friend) perform the Lip Quiverer, the Fugly, the Whaambulance, the Friend Just Fell Off a Cliff, and other styles of crying, all over the last Slim Jim. It's alright... https://youtu.be/8jzrSqgVL_A
    0
South Georgia Island (population 20), due east off the tip of South America, had no rodents until 18th-century sailing ships accidentally introduced them. After seven years of work, the island is now rodent-free, allowing native birds to recover. (more…)
    0
About a year ago, professional yo-yoist (and hand-knit Pac-Man Icelandic peysa wearer) Doc Pop submitted a proposal for a yo-yo emoji. He's just learned that it was approved! He explains how he made it happen (fascinating!) in his most recent PopCast: Last year I started...
    0
If you are an oligarch or criminal looking to exfiltrate and launder your money, London property markets have been your go-to asset class: London lux is real-estate that behaves like cash, thanks to the long line of oligarchs and criminals who'll pay cash for your...
    0
This might be the most awkward thing I've seen in a while. It's a video by The Cut where people are rated how attractive they are on a scale from 1 to 10, by strangers, in person.
    0
If you want to make a quick $5,000, all you have to do is help the United States Air Force find a box of grenades that some of their employees misplaced. According to the Washington Post, Airmen from the 91st Missile Wing Security Forces, one of the military units charged...
    0
Hipster quirkcore band Superorganism recorded this delightful live performance replete with sounds made by toy cars, apples, and soda cans. (more…)
    0
Pour another one out for Sony's PlayStation Vita. Despite being a powerful, capable handheld that's great for a bit of fun on the go or as a companion to your PlayStation 3 or 4 when you're at home, Sony's all but ignored the diminutive gaming console over the past couple of ...
    0
For women, getting dressed in 14th-century Europe was apparently a full-time job. So. Many. Layers. That someone – probably some dude that never had to wear the stuff – thought it was a good idea to complicate things by making it so that you couldn't get dressed without...
    0
News copyright owned by their original publishers | Copyright © 2004 - 2018 Zicos / 440Network
Current Date
May, Sun 20 - 23:43 CEST