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A Brief History Of Easter Eggs In Tech

The Easter egg — as in a hidden surprise or in-joke, not the chocolate treat — can be dated back to the last Russian imperial family who gifted people with jewel-encrusted Fabergé eggs containing additional surprises tucked away inside.


Happy Hour: The World's 19 Weirdest Hangover Remedies

When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences. Don’t worry — a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.


The Scientific Formula For Perfect Eggnog

Have you ever felt like making boozy eggnog is a total crapshoot? Half the time you get a smooth and delicious cocktail, and half the time it’s a lumpy, curdled mess. What gives?


How To Take Christmas Photos That Don't Suck

Christmas family gatherings are the ripest events of year for photo-documentation. Rather than leaving the task to Aunt Edna, take those reins yourself. You can capture the finest damn pictures this family has ever seen!


Here Are The Most Popular YouTube Videos In Australia In 2013

Surprise! Humans spent a lot of time watching YouTube in 2013. And that time wasn’t spread equally among all videos. Nay, some videos got more than their fair share of eyeballs. Here are Australia’s most popular YouTube videos (and music videos) of 2013, for your viewing pleasure.


Apple's Beautiful New Spaceship-Like Campus

We’re all quite familiar with how beautiful the proposed new Apple campus is supposed to look. Well, today Cupertino released new renders of the facility. And they look mighty stunning. Like, I kind of wanna live in these images, stunning.


MobileMe Users Get 25GB Free iCloud Storage Until June 2012

There are all sorts of goodies coming out of the iCloud developer build that arrived this weekend, the first being news that MobileMe customers transitioning to the service will receive 25GB of storage space once the service launches.


China Selling Cannibal Pills Filled With Dead Baby Powder?

A South Korean TV station brings us this delightful report: Chinese pharmaceutical companies buying baby corpses from hospitals, grinding them into pills, and then selling them as stamina boosters. Feel free to gag uncontrollably now and then keep reading.


How To Instant Message And Not Waste Time Or Be A Jerk

You’re working. A chat window pops open. It’s your mum. “How are you today?” Another window fires; your roommate. “Bro, check this video!” Oh, here’s one from your boss, he wants to know if you’ve seen his pen. Goodbye, productivity.


The Next Windows Phone: It's Pretty Great

Pleasant. That doesn’t sound like much of an accomplishment, or a benchmark or like, impressive. But the truth is, most technology isn’t pleasant. The new Windows Phone is. Very much so.