How Did I Get My Own Unique Set Of Fingerprints?

How Did I Get My Own Unique Set Of Fingerprints?

Fingerprints are those little ridges on the tips of your fingers. They’re essentially folds of the outer layer of skin, the epidermis. The “prints” themselves are the patterns of skin oils or dirt these ridges leave behind on a surface you’ve touched.

How To Prove The Bugatti Chiron Set A Record

How To Prove The Bugatti Chiron Set A Record

Despite our hard rule on avoiding listening to Bugatti talk about Bugatti, the company recently gave great insight on how, exactly, it filmed the Bugatti Chiron breaking records at 249 mph (400 km/h).

More Of Australia’s Most Intriguing, Unexplained Phenomena

More Of Australia’s Most Intriguing, Unexplained Phenomena

In 2017 Hayley Williams wrote an article about Australia’s most intriguing unexplained phenomena. From strange boulder clusters to vanishing ships, the list covered off some of the more wild parts of the Australian environment and its history, but there are plenty more mysteries that we haven’t yet covered. Here are…

Stargirl Reveals Its Young New Justice Society

Stargirl Reveals Its Young New Justice Society

Edward Chiado says there’s been talks to bring Killer Klowns From Outer Space back. Colin Trevorrow drops a tiny little tease for Jurassic World: Dominion. Don’t expect a sequel to Solo any time soon. Plus, what’s to come when Siren returns, and we could be getting a glimpse of Halloween…

Our Fascination With Canon Is Killing The Way We Value Stories

Our Fascination With Canon Is Killing The Way We Value Stories

As the pop culture we love becomes increasingly dominated by vast franchises of interconnected worlds and stories, so does it become dominated by one, singular question from diehard fans: Is the thing we’re about to consume canon to everything else we’ve consumed before? It’s an attitude that’s turning our love…

Truckload Of Toilet Paper Goes Up In Flames

Truckload Of Toilet Paper Goes Up In Flames

In what appears to be a devastating traffic accident, an 18-wheeler truck loaded with toilet paper caught fire early this morning in the Dallas area. The driver told CBS 11 News that he hit a bump, and the truck rolled over, igniting “thousands of rolls” of toilet paper in his…

When Banality Was Exciting On The Web

When Banality Was Exciting On The Web

The covid-19 museum closures have made abundantly clear that accession committees and the web’s corporate overlords don’t have much love for net art. While museums spent the past decade and hundreds of millions of dollars colonising the earth and sky to make space for hoards of painting and sculpture, the…

That Time Our Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Got Stolen

That Time Our Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Got Stolen

In the darkness of this global pandemic, there are precious few rays of light and hope. But there will always be the illumination of truth. Sweet and just truth, which will spring from our hearts and banish the shadow of lies and deceit. Truth is brought forth into the world…

Elon Musk Has Played An Extremely Dangerous Game

Elon Musk Has Played An Extremely Dangerous Game

First, Tesla CEO Elon Musk dismissed the spread of the Coronavirus that causes covid-19. Then he called the general alarm over the pandemic “dumb.” Then he doubted that there was a shortage of ventilators and said that children were “essentially immune.” He said that “false positives” could account for up…

FCC Will Enforce Robocall Crackdown By June 2021

FCC Will Enforce Robocall Crackdown By June 2021

The Federal Communications Commission has announced it’s approved new rules that will require carriers by June of next year to implement protocols to protect consumers against scammers and spoof callers attempting to mask their unfamiliar numbers.

Who’s Ready To Get Mad Over An iPad Notch?

Who’s Ready To Get Mad Over An iPad Notch?

Patents aren’t written in stone, but they’re definitely a glimpse into what a company is mulling for future products. On that front, a newly released Apple patent hints the company is finally recognising that most people use their iPads in landscape mode by shifting the front-facing camera and FaceID sensors…

10 Great Places To Start Watching Mobile Suit Gundam

10 Great Places To Start Watching Mobile Suit Gundam

Mobile Suit Gundam is one of the most iconic mecha franchises of all time, but it’s also been going on for so long, and in so many different forms, that getting into it can seem incredibly intimidating. If you’re looking for shows to binge-watch that are full of rad robot…

Terrifying Things Happen When An AI Generates Fake Faces Synced To Music

Terrifying Things Happen When An AI Generates Fake Faces Synced To Music

We’re still trying to figure out the best applications for neural networks, machine learning, and all the recent advancements in artificial intelligence. Amongst all the practical research being conducted, there’s also lots of frivolous experimentation being done with results that walk the line between fascinating and terrifying.

Apple Buys Dark Sky, Kills Android App And API

Apple Buys Dark Sky, Kills Android App And API

Android users have many reasons to hate on Apple, but the company just gave them one more: It’s taking away the popular weather app Dark Sky. Dark Sky announced in a blog today that it was joining Apple, and as a result, it’s ending API access in 2022 and killing…

Decompress With These Video Game Dreamscapes

Decompress With These Video Game Dreamscapes

The covid-19 museum closures have made abundantly clear that accession committees and the web’s corporate overlords don’t have much love for net art. While museums spent the past decade and hundreds of millions of dollars colonising the earth and sky to make space for hoards of painting and sculpture, the…

Surprise! Fitbit’s First New Product Under Google Is A Fitness Tracker

Surprise! Fitbit’s First New Product Under Google Is A Fitness Tracker

As we entered a new decade, Fitbit’s fortunes looked uncertain. Last year, the company was acquired by Google for a neat $US2.1 ($3) billion—a move that left some longtime Fitbit users wary about their data privacy. The acquisition followed reports about disappointing Versa Lite sales, which was a blow to…