In Trinidad, I rather use self-serve kiosks over dealing with human beings

By - May 28, 2016 11:07pm AST
Technology- Combine an oil and gas dependent country with a reactive government, and you get a recipe for disaster. One problem coming out of this ‘dilemma’ is really bad customer service. Trinidad and Tobago is lucky to have discovered oil and… Continue Reading

SpaceX aces yet another drone ship landing

By - May 28, 2016 3:39am AST
Featured- The folks at SpaceX have done it yet again, landing a Falcon 9 rocket booster without incident on a barge positioned out in the Atlantic sea. This comes after the rocket was used to deliver the 3,100 kg THAICOM 8… Continue Reading

This soap washes the black right off you, according to this commercial

By - May 26, 2016 7:29pm AST
Entertainment- China’s obsession with light-colored skin crops up once again in a pretty questionable commercial for Qiaobi soap. In the video below, a paint-covered black man enters the scene where a Chinese lady is doing some laundry. He whistles to her… Continue Reading

India shuttle launch cost less than Kim Kardashian’s wedding

By - May 25, 2016 12:46am AST
Science/Space- If you haven’t heard by now, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched a scale-model shuttle 43 miles above Earth to test its ability to withstand the shear amount of heat generated upon re-entry. India has joined the race to… Continue Reading

Motorola RAZR set to make a comeback

By - May 23, 2016 4:33am AST
Technology- Motorola looks like its going back to its roots by introducing a RAZR-styled flip-phone after they uploaded a high school themed video to its YouTube channel. “Flip back to the Razr days of yesteryear and get ready for the future.”… Continue Reading

Microsoft makes it even harder to avoid upgrade to Windows 10

By - May 23, 2016 12:06am AST
Technology- It seems that Microsoft is hellbent on forcing users on Windows 7 and 8.1 to upgrade to Windows 10. As pointed out on Reddit, Microsoft has employed yet another deceptive tactic to get users to make the shift. As of… Continue Reading

EgyptAir flight 804 has gone missing

By - May 18, 2016 11:51pm AST
Transportation- Reports are now coming in that an EgyptAir Airbus A320-200 operating as MS804 has disappeared from radar. The 3 hour and 44 minute flight from Paris, France to Cairo, Egypt departed Paris at 11:09PM local time and was expected to… Continue Reading

Wendy’s ramps up self-serving kiosks in response to minimum wage increase

By - May 18, 2016 11:18pm AST
Technology- Wendy’s has pushed forward its self-serving kiosks installation date in response to the announcement of increased minimum wages in New York and California. While the idea of automation is no surprise, some employees were caught off-guard after last week’s announcement…. Continue Reading

Scientists aiming to bring the dead back to life

By - May 16, 2016 12:40am AST
Featured- Scientists have won approval to experiment on brain dead patients in hopes of bringing them back to life. Sounds like something out of a fictional movie, right? According to BioQuark CEO, Dr. Ira Pastor, he hopes this isn’t the case… Continue Reading

Here’s how to make those Instagram and Tumblr memes

By - May 15, 2016 3:08pm AST
Technology- If you’ve dropped out of school and realized that your only hope of making money is opening an Instagram meme page, then you’re in luck! Well not really, but at least there’s an easy meme generating tool you can use…. Continue Reading

Netherlands looking to ban non-electric cars by 2025

By - Apr 25, 2016 9:54pm AST
Transportation- Members of the Tweede Kamer (Netherlands lower house in parliament) have put forward a motion to put a ban on all gasoline and diesel powered cars sales by the year 2025. If the proposition does come to pass, the ban… Continue Reading

Scientists invent battery that could last a lifetime

By - Apr 25, 2016 12:43am AST
Science/Space- For years, scientists have been trying to use nanowires to create batteries because of their larger surface area and higher conductivity. This could result in batteries that can be charged twice as many times as present lithium-ion equivalents. However, the… Continue Reading

American Truck Simulator is a fun arcade game, but it’s no simulator, and can be quite annoying

By - Apr 24, 2016 1:03am AST
Entertainment- I can’t remember my incentive for buying Euro Truck Simulator 2, but I ended up loving it even though it was a somewhat basic game. Going through the various updates, the SCS team added tons of new features and fixes… Continue Reading

Lying for Likes

By - Apr 18, 2016 11:38pm AST
Technology- Whether it be ‘likes’, ‘hearts’ or ‘favorites’, social media has driven many of us to the point of fabricating some part of our lives to be just a bit more interesting when it comes to posting on social media. Whether… Continue Reading

This guy did not delete his entire company in one click

By - Apr 15, 2016 11:29pm AST
Technology- It turns out that the guy that deleted his ‘entire company’ from his server, was a big, fat, fraud. The story which got most of its attention via an article on The Independent, started when Marco Marsala, the owner of… Continue Reading

Dyson Airblades actually spread germs 1,300 times more that paper towels

By - Apr 15, 2016 12:15am AST
Science/Space- Turns out those fancy Dyson dryers are actually doing a bit more harm that good as they say. According to a recent study conducted by the University of Westminster, they found that rapid dryers such as the Dyson Airblade (which… Continue Reading

Google to flag sites with deceptive download buttons

By - Apr 13, 2016 12:33am AST
Technology- Good Guy Google is at it again, making the Internet a bit safer one step at a time. Social engineering is one of the biggest tools used by hackers today to gather information from unsuspecting victims. As a employee in… Continue Reading

Kepler spacecraft in trouble after entering emergency mode

By - Apr 10, 2016 3:36pm AST
Science/Space- The Kepler spacecraft is once again in trouble after NASA detected that the unit went into Emergency Mode (EM) on Wednesday. After a routine communications check on Thursday, they discovered that the spacecraft was in EM just about a day… Continue Reading

SpaceX finally landed a rocket on a drone ship, marking an important milestone for space flight

By - Apr 9, 2016 12:50am AST
Science/Space- SpaceX made history today after they were able to successfully land a Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship in the ocean without incident, after the rocket propelled a Dragon vehicle into space. SpaceX was tasked with delivering a Bigelow… Continue Reading

Saying goodbye to Iridium flares?

By - Apr 4, 2016 11:57pm AST
Featured- Back in 1997, Iridium Communications launched a network of 66 communication satellites into low earth orbit (LEO) over a 6 year period, creating the Iridium satellite constellation. Currently there are 66 operational satellites spread equally across 6 planes (11 in… Continue Reading