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Tabasco Sauce Is in a Battle For Its Very Survival
Row after row of blackened wood barrels are piled 30 feet high in a dim warehouse on Avery Island in southern Louisiana. Harold “Took” Osborn leads me..
2 hours ago in Geek
New YouTube Kids Setting Allows Only Videos Reviewed By Actual Humans
Parents: you can now set YouTube Kids to only show videos verified to be kid-friendly by an actual human being.
2 hours ago in Geek
ElfQuest: 40 Years of Pointy Ears Tour with Wendy & Richard Pini
Since 1978, Wendy and Richard Pini have embarked on an epic quest. One that has spanned 40 years in the making and is known as the longest-running fan
2 hours ago in Geek
What Happened When a Portland Hospital Starting Treating Addiction Like Any Other Illness
Over the past few years, a hospital in Portland, Oregon has dramatically shifted its approach to treating patients with substance use disorders, inclu
3 hours ago in Geek
Video Quick-Bit: Numitrons and Infinite Build Volumes
Majenta Strongheart takes a look at a couple of cool entries from the first round of the 2018 Hackaday Prize: This is an infinite 3D printer. The Wor
3 hours ago in Geek
Please Help Facebook Solve the Mystery of What Made Facebook Shit
In its latest display of public penitence in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook released a new ad today acknowledging past fuckups
5 hours ago in Geek
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3 hours ago in Geek
Wearable Taps Into Tendons To Measure Human Movement
I am not an athlete by any stretch of the imagination. But as someone who struggles with chronic back pain, I understand the perils of pushing an inju
3 hours ago in Geek
The 10 Best Deals of April 25, 2018
We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...
3 hours ago in Geek
DoJ Now Investigating Huawei for Allegedly Violating Iran Sanctions
In 2017, the US Department of Commerce fined ZTE almost $900 million for violating sanctions by illegally shipping US goods to Iran. Then, last week t
4 hours ago in Geek
China's Ambitious New Rain-Making System Would Be as Big as Alaska
China’s state-owned aerospace corporation is embarking on a plan that would see tens of thousands of fuel-burning, cloud-seeding chambers dispersed ac
4 hours ago in Geek
GEEK PICK OF THE DAY: Star Trek Horga’hn Candle Holder
Let’s talk about Star Trek and sex. Yes, Kirk did it and that’s the big running gag across the franchise for decades, but that means we donR
4 hours ago in Geek
John McAfee-Backed Cryptocurrency’s Thousands of Investors Exposed in Data Breach
A leaky database discovered online contains a wealth of sensitive data belonging to thousands of investors in Bezop cryptocurrency, including photocop
4 hours ago in Geek
The First Footage From the Unbreakable Sequel Glass Includes a Supervillain Team-Up
Before M. Night Shyamalan debuted the first footage from his upcoming movie Glass at CinemaCon, his star Samuel L. Jackson had something to say. “It’s
4 hours ago in Geek
Adventures In Gas Filled Tube Arrays
Vacuum tubes are awesome, and Nixies are even better. Numitrons are the new hotness, but there’s one type of tube out there that’s better than all the
4 hours ago in Geek
Games With Loot Boxes Are Now Illegal in Belgium
Late last year, Belgium began investigating whether or not loot boxes in games like Overwatch and Star Wars: Battlefront II were a form of gambling. T
4 hours ago in Geek
Amazon and Tesla Facilities Named Among the Most Dangerous Workplaces in America
On Wednesday, the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH) released a report singling out 12 companies that most put their
4 hours ago in Geek
The Flash Finds Hope in Facing Grief
After last week, The Flash is in a bleak place. Elongated Man is dead. Killer Frost could be too. I was worried that the show would devolve into the d
5 hours ago in Geek
Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole May Not Be Alone
Researchers may have cracked the case of the wandering black holes. While a supermassive black hole (SMBH) typically exists at the core of a massive g
5 hours ago in Geek
Please Try to Be Surprised: George R.R. Martin's The Winds of Winter Is Definitely Not Coming in 2018
The sun rises in the east, and sets in the west. Everything has its time, and everything dies. These are constants in life on the planet Earth. Anothe
5 hours ago in Geek
How to Disable Facebook Messenger’s Chat Heads on Android
You know what’s cool? Instant messaging with friends, family, and colleagues. You know what’s annoying? Having their face float above everything else
5 hours ago in Geek
AI Is Getting Pretty Good at Studying Distant Galaxies
Will all the warped images and funny names, it can be easy to forget that machine learning can have important uses in
6 hours ago in Geek
Litar: An Air Guitar Using LiDAR
This year, [Blecky’s] Hackaday Prize Entry is an air guitar which uses multiple LiDAR sensors to create the virtual strings. What’s also neat is that
6 hours ago in Geek
Legion Dives Into Someone Else’s Mind for a Change
Legion has done a fantastic job of putting us inside the head (sometimes literally) of David Haller. It’s used experimental filming techniques to give
6 hours ago in Geek
Buy Your Very Good Boy This Highly-Rated Memory Foam Dog Bed
Gift your pup this memory foam PetFusion dog bed from Amazon. It has an impressive 4.7 stars and over 1,600 reviews, a removable, easy-to-wash cover,
6 hours ago in Geek
Amazon Sued by Former Human Resources Administrator for Alleged 'Unlawful Employment Practices'
Amazon Logistics acted discriminatorily and unlawfully fired a former senior human resources administrator, a suit filed in Florida’s Southern Distric
6 hours ago in Geek
Google Tasks Is a Barebones (But Effective) To-Do App That Makes Gmail More Useful
Google may have paused development on Allo, but it seems the company can’t quite quit its habit of churning out apps just to keeps the wheels moving.
6 hours ago in Geek
Geek Trivia: The Japanese Style Of Horizontally-Read Emoticons Are Called?
Think you know the answer? Click through to see if you're right!
7 hours ago in Geek
Scientists Use Graphene to Compress Light Smaller than Should Be Possible
Graphene is rapidly becoming known as one of the weirdest and most incredible substances we have. Now, physicists have announced that with it, they’ve
7 hours ago in Geek
'Pollution Pods' Show Londoners the Toxic Air They're Helping Create
Pictures of the air pollution in developing countries have gone viral, and stories 
7 hours ago in Geek
This iOS Security App Notifies You If Someone Tampers With Your Mac
Security experts often warn that it’s much easier for hackers to compromise a device if they have physical access to it. This security scenario is oft
7 hours ago in Geek
Today's A Great Day To Redecorate With Two Giant Home Decor Sales
Carve out some time in your schedule today. You’re going to need a little while to look through these massive one-day-only sales on Target and Wayfair
7 hours ago in Geek
Retrotechtacular: Synchros Go to War (and Peace)
Rotation. Motors rotate. Potentiometers and variable capacitors often rotate. It is a common task to have to rotate something remotely or measure the
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