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Peter Thiel is the one behind Hulk Hogan’s Gawker lawsuit

Confirming rumors that had grown over the past few days, Paypal cofounder Peter Thiel admitted to the New York Times that he is financing Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media. Its Gawker blog published an article in 2007 titled "Peter Thiel is t...

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Toyota is bringing back Dean Kamen’s stair-climbing wheelchair

Remember Dean Kamen's iBot wheelchair? Its uniquely adjustable wheel orientation gave patients the freedom to climb stairs and effectively stand upright, but its high price ($25,000) knocked it off the market in 2009. Well, it's poised for a comeback...

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The Nura headphones craft the perfect audio for your ear

Any time you buy a new pair of headphones you probably spend a bit of time tweaking their fit and feel for the best listening experience.

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Facebook might have a solution to its free WiFi’s shortcomings

Facebook knows that a key limitation of its Terragraph gigabit WiFi system is how it falls apart over long distances. Line of sight is kind of a pain that way and even a 7GBPS data signal degrades when there's a nearby object blocking its path. So it...

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Harlem Knight Fight Shows Off the Appeal of the Armored Combat League

In this short film, ‘Harlem Knight Fight’, Damion GiGrazia talks about a club that he joined: the New York chapter of the Armored Combat League, which looks like a sort of brutal medieval version of MMA fighting. Read more...

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Having trouble texting on AT&T? It’s not you, the network is down [UPDATE]

If you're having trouble sending text messages, and you're an AT&T subscriber, it's not your phone, it's your network. Sometime yesterday users in various areas around the country started experiencing a number of network-related issues, though the cause wasn't readily apparent at the time. UPDATE: Per AT&T: "On Thursday afternoon, some wireless customers may have experienced issues with sending or … Continue reading

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VR for tiny children (by Samsung)

There's an app called Samsung Bedtime VR Stories that'll connect you with your small child in a remote location - and it's amazing. This app has you wearing your Samsung Gear VR and your child wearing either another Gear VR or any smartphone with a Google Cardboard headset. Both of you join in on a single story at the same … Continue reading

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Mr. Robot season 2 teaser reveals July 13 premiere date

USA surprised Mr. Robot fans with a teaser trailer a few days ago, and today it dropped another surprise: the second season's premiere date. On July 13, fans will get the second season of USA's growing hit Mr

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Gear S2 Band Adapter lets you use Classic straps and more

The Samsung Gear S2 brought something new to the smartwatch table. Whereas most smartwatches are controlled via touchscreens or buttons or both, the Gear S2 took advantage of the hitherto unused bezels to offer a rotating dial for additional control.

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‘Rocket League’ basketball update lands on April 26th

Rocket League's quest to include every major sport continues. Psyonix has revealed that its game's promised basketball mode, Rocket League Hoops, will arrive as part of a free update on April 26th. For the most part, it's exactly what you'd expect:...

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