Poop-Powered Flamethrower Can Shoot Out Gigantic 30-foot Flames

This poop-powered flamethrower is like the old high school trick of using farts to light fireballs, only on a much more epic scale. The key to creating 30-foot flames from poop, apparently, is grinding the poop into a super fine powder with a blender.


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Report: Facebook And Uber Want You To Call A Ride From Messenger

According to a report from Recode, Mark Zuckerberg met with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to discuss putting an Uber integration within Facebook’s Messenger app. Someday soon, we could order a car in between sending our Facebook friends weird cat stickers.


This Aussie Gadget Lets Your GoPro See In The Dark

Just because the sun has set doesn’t mean your action-packed antics are over for the day. So an Aussie company called Knog has created the Qudos, a high-intensity camera light that sits next to your GoPro, and other popular action cams, pumping out up to 400 lumens of brightness so you don’t miss a single wipeout, even in the dark.


This Super-Efficient Lightbulb Uses Tesla Tech For An Incandescent Glow

Despite their inefficiency, old-school incandescent lightbulbs sure did put out a pleasant, natural-looking light. The folks at Finally Light Bulb missed that light, so they brought it back with an efficient, affordable bulb using technology Nikola Tesla once patented. The team visited our offices to show us the light.


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App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Colossatron on Android, Defenders on iOS, and GetHired on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Guardians Of The Galaxy: Australian Review

If anyone needs me, I’ll be camping outside my local cinema waiting until I can go and see Guardians Of The Galaxy again. Here’s why.


Piloting A Pacific Rim Jaeger Is The Perfect Oculus Rift Endgame

The limits of real-life technology mean that the giant robots that made Pacific Rim so awesome are hundreds of decades away. Sad, for sure, but with the technology we do have at our disposal we can at least simulate the experience of piloting a towering jaeger with the use of an Oculus Rift.


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Using goTenna's Pocket Antenna To Send Texts Without Mobile Service

Inspired by the downed mobile towers and utility outages of Hurricane Sandy, the folks at goTenna wanted a way to keep smartphones connected even when the grid fails. What they came up with is a pocket-sized handheld antenna that lets users send texts and location info without mobile service. And we got to see a prototype in action.


You Can Finally Download DRM-Free Comic Book Backups From Comixology

The biggest digital comic book distributor in all of digital comics land, Comixology, just took a relatively unprecedented move for a platform its size. Customers will now be able to download DRM-free backups — meaning when you buy a book, you’ll finally get to own it too.


Video Of Seriously Mean-Looking Darth Vader Car Making Its Public Debut

Making its first appearance in public — at this week’s San Diego Comic Con — and built around a C5 Corvette, this life-sized Hot Wheels Darth Vader car looks like like one of the meanest looking vehicles I have ever seen. It has a 526hp engine and is no doubt capable of some serious road rage in the wrong hands.