18 Best Winter Weather Survival Apps

By | Dec 22, 2014 at 7:00 am

Do we really need winter weather survival apps? I mean, if winter continues to go on the way it’s been going (e.g. temperatures in the mid-40s in New York City), is there really a demand? Well, depending on where you are in the U.S., your…


12 of the Coolest Tech Kickstarters to Support This Holiday Season

By | Dec 18, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Do you know what’s easier than buying physical objects as gifts for Christmas or Hanukkah? It’s even easier than buying gift cards (well, maybe equally easy, since gift cards can be emailed nowadays)! Ok, well, whatever: this holiday season, make life a little less…


Here’s the Hilarious Final Episode of the Serial Podcast [VIDEO]

By | Dec 17, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Okay, it’s not actually the real last episode of Serial, but a hilarious parody of the Serial podcast that was created by Funny or Die. Unless you haven’t been paying attention to your personal Facebook feed, or if you’re otherwise isolated from the rest of…


Video Chat with Santa Using the ‘Hello Santa’ App

By | Dec 16, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Dear, world: Santa Claus is real. The end. Love, Ronald. Or, at least, you can make your kids actually believe this through a new iOS app and website available this holiday season. Called Hello Santa, the online service provides a way for your kids (or you…)…


This is the Best and Most Emotional Apple Commercial [VIDEO]

By | Dec 15, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Apple has been known to produce some visually stunning and emotionally-charged commercials in the past, but the tech giant may have outdone itself in its most recent Apple commercial. The Apple commercial – titled “The Song” – features a beautiful story of a young…



JK Rowling Will Publish New Harry Potter Stories on Pottermore for Christmas

By | Dec 8, 2014 at 11:00 am

In case the Halloween special on Dolores Umbridge wasn’t enough for you, JK Rowling made the announcement this past weekend that new Harry Potter stories will be published on her Pottermore website every day until in the run up to Christmas. That’s right: multiple…


In Honor of Time Traveler Day, Here’s a ‘Doctor Who’ Animated Series [VIDEO]

By | Dec 8, 2014 at 10:00 am

So, apparently, Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day is a thing that’s celebrated annually on December 8 by some people on this planet – it was started back in 2007 and has since gained some momentum. In honor of this special (albeit kind…


Do These Charts Accurately Rank Thanksgiving Sides?

By | Nov 26, 2014 at 10:00 pm

What do you get when you mix Thanksgiving with a bunch of startup people? Charts. That’s what. Okay, well, at least that’s what I thought of when I saw some recent charts published by Vox (because, you know…startups like data…or something). In an article titled…


Learn Some Thanksgiving Table Manners from This Downton Abbey Parody [VIDEO]

By | Nov 24, 2014 at 11:00 pm

It’s the week of Thanksgiving – are you ready for sitting down at the table with your family? And I’m not talking about the awkward conversations with extended family members (since, I mean, is there any way to prepare for those?), I’m simply talking…


Watch This Short Film of Robots Raising the Last Human Girl on Earth [VIDEO]

By | Nov 15, 2014 at 8:00 pm

It’s the weekend, so I figure we should take the time to make the most of it and watch this short film about the last human girl on Earth who’s raised by robots. Directed by David Levy (the man who has worked as a concept…


Keira Knightley Watched a Screening of her New Movie with “Google People” [VIDEO]

By | Nov 12, 2014 at 8:00 pm

“Some rich tech person called Yuri, who was very nice; I went to Yuri’s very large house. And his friends, who included Mark Zuckerberg and ‘Google people’ called Sergey who was also very nice.” On Monday, actress Keira Knightley joined Jimmy Kimmel to chat…


Logging Technology Revolutionizes an Ancient Practice

By | Nov 8, 2014 at 10:00 am

New logging processes integrate technology to get the job done, revolutionizing one of the oldest professions in the world. Logging is an ancient practice. Dating back to the boom of the Fertile Crescent — parts of the modern-day Middle East — organized or systemic…


Watch This Programmer’s Testimony That Voting Machines Can Be Easily Manipulated [VIDEO]

By | Nov 5, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Voter fraud and vote manipulation has plagued our electoral process in recent years, which has led to the rapid rise of voter ID laws throughout the country. Whether voter fraud is a myth is left to you, but the reality is that measures have…


A Guide to 13 Last-Minute Tech Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home

By | Oct 31, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Happy Halloween! Do you have a costume, yet? Because I don’t. Last night, I considered going into a pop-up Halloween costume store near Union Square in downtown Manhattan, and decided against it after realizing that I would have had to wait 30 minutes in…