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  • Build this insane rubber band gatling gun next weekend

    29 July 2014, 5:27 pm by: Lee Mathews

    Still using your fingers for rubber band gun battles? It’s time to upgrade — to a hand-cranked rubber band gatling gun. Think of it as your own personal elastic Death Machine — only […]
  • Why ice cream sandwiches don’t melt, and why that’s OK

    29 July 2014, 4:42 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    People tend to get uneasy when food doesn’t behave in the expected way. After all, you’re eating it. You’ve probably heard the concerned whispers about McDonald’s hamburgers and their supposed inability to rot (they […]
  • Geek deals: Toshiba Satellite E45T Core i5 touch ultrabook for $709

    29 July 2014, 4:37 pm by: Danny Shain

    Ultrabooks are held to a high standard to get the official stamp of approval from Intel, focusing on battery life and portability while also ensuring strong performance. That means they’re usually on the expensive side, […]
  • Multifunction hair clip is the perfect tool for a prison break

    29 July 2014, 4:01 pm by: James Plafke

    Even though you may only intend to use its non-knife tools, you might not be able to bring a Swiss Army knife through various types of security checkpoints. We don’t condone sneaking illegal items beyond […]
  • Why does Marvel have two Quicksilvers?

    29 July 2014, 3:03 pm by: Russell Holly

    This time next year, movie fans are going to be presented with a curious and unfortunate situation: there will be two characters named Quicksilver in two different movies being played by two different […]
  • How to save your PS4 from the auto eject disc bug

    29 July 2014, 1:14 pm by: James Plafke

    For the most part, the PS4 had a relatively smooth launch compared to consoles of previous generations. Less than a year after its launch, the console has only really suffered from one major bug, […]
  • This ice cream changes color when you lick it, is not radioactive

    29 July 2014, 12:34 pm by: Lee Mathews

    Someone needs to call Ben and Jerry, because a Spanish scientist has created ice cream that can actually change color. It goes from a periwinkle blue to pink and purple as you lick […]
  • Chinese hackers steal Iron Dome missile defense secrets from Israeli security contractors

    29 July 2014, 11:31 am by: Graham Templeton

    Israel and America's famous Iron Dome defense technology could be popping up all over the world soon, thanks to a recent cyber-theft of sensitive security documents by Chinese hackers.
  • EA’s The Sims 2 giveaway includes controversial SecuROM DRM

    29 July 2014, 10:28 am by: Matthew Humphries

    Last week EA decided to do something rather generous and very un-EA: they offered everyone a free copy of The Sims 2: Ultimate Collection. All you had to do was download and install a […]
  • Apple doubles RAM, adds faster processors to MacBook Pros

    29 July 2014, 10:00 am by: Matthew Humphries

    Yesterday a photo leaked out of China suggesting that Apple was planning to update its range of MacBook Pros with Retina Displays in the near future. Well, it turns out the near future […]
  • What would it be like to stand on Enceladus, Saturn’s potentially life-harboring moon?

    29 July 2014, 9:30 am by: Graham Templeton

    Saturn's moon Enceladus is perhaps the most interesting body in our solar system. Come take a look at its surface -- and beyond.
  • Blood test could screen for virtually all types of cancer

    29 July 2014, 9:00 am by: Graham Templeton

    A blood test for many, perhaps all, types of cancers may have been discovered, one that could be run quickly and cheaply as part of a routine physical.
  • Motorola tapped for 5.9-inch Nexus codenamed Shamu

    29 July 2014, 8:29 am by: Russell Holly

    It's time to learn a little about Shamu: the largest Nexus phone to date, with a feature set similar to the Moto X.
  • Forget 4K, LG ships a 105-inch 5K TV

    29 July 2014, 8:00 am by: Matthew Humphries

    You may remember LG showed off a 105-inch curved TV at CES back in January. Well, today it became an actual product you can buy if you have $117,000 lying around. Most TVs […]
  • Opportunity rover breaks record for driving on another world

    29 July 2014, 7:27 am by: Matthew Humphries

    We have thousands of world records, but there’s also off-world records to be set and broken. And NASA has just grabbed one of them off the Russians. Until recently the Russian lunar rover […]
  • Geek deals: 30% off Nikon Coolpix P530 camera with 42x zoom

    28 July 2014, 5:27 pm by: Danny Shain

    Cameras in smartphones are improving all the time, but there’s one feature in particular they can’t compete with dedicated cameras in: optical zoom. Check out this great deal on an excellent 16.1MP Nikon […]
  • Makoing a comeback: The worst vehicle in video game history to return in Mass Effect 4

    28 July 2014, 5:02 pm by: James Plafke

    BioWare has announced that every Mass Effect fan's worst nightmare has come true, but they're trying very hard to right past wrongs.
  • Delivery drone flies like a plane, lands like a helicopter, has a 30km range

    28 July 2014, 3:57 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Amazon made news a few months ago when it announced plans to eventually deliver packages with a fleet of drone aircraft. It sounds neat, and is undeniably futuristic, but many of today’s drone […]
  • Tiny glass pyramids used to create self-cooling solar cells

    28 July 2014, 2:45 pm by: Matthew Humphries

    In order for solar panels to generate energy the solar cells they contain have to be placed in direct sunlight for as long as possible. That’s easy to achieve, but it also presents […]
  • Amazon Fire Phone video user guide

    28 July 2014, 1:57 pm by: Sal Cangeloso

    Here at Geek.com headquarters we’ve been using Amazon’s Fire Phone for a few days now. I can’t say that we’re in love, but it’s an interesting device and one with some very cool […]

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