Pornhub Is Pioneering An Alternative Energy Source Through Wearables

Pornhub Is Pioneering An Alternative Energy Source Through Wearables

As wearables gain popularity, it comes as no surprise that we're seeing them address more diverse problems and concerns. Pornhub's soon to be released Wankband is possibly the first wearable device targeted at our masturbation habits.

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China draft counterterror law strikes fear in foreign tech firms

China draft counterterror law strikes fear in foreign tech firms

China is weighing a far-reaching counterterrorism law that would require technology firms to hand over encryption keys and install security "backdoors", a potential escalation of what some firms view as the increasingly onerous terms of doing business in the world's second largest economy. A parliamentary body read a second draft of the country's first anti-terrorism law this week and is expected to adopt the legislation in the coming weeks or months.

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Wall Street Journal Upset That Wall Street Isn’t Upset About Net Neutrality

Wall Street Journal Upset That Wall Street Isn't Upset About Net Neutrality

A few weeks ago, after it was more or less confirmed that the FCC was going forward with full Title II reclassification of broadband, we noted that the stocks of the big broadband companies actually went up suggesting that Wall Street actually knows that reclassification won't really impact broadband companies, despite what they've been saying publicly. Perhaps this is partly because those same companies have been telling Wall Street that the rule change won't have an impact.

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The Tesla Model S has a secret James Bond mode — here’s what happens when you type ‘007’ into the dashboard

The Tesla Model S has a secret James Bond mode — here's what happens when you type '007' into the dashboard

In case you needed another reason to love the Tesla Model S, a newly discovered Easter egg now lets you play secret agent by turning your electric car into the submarine car from the James Bond film "The Spy Who Loved Me." The Easter egg is accessed via the Tesla Model S' large 17-inch display, according to Jalopnik, who confirmed with Tesla Motors that the Easter egg was indeed real.

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Toronto Police Try To Uncover Riddle Of Mystery Tunnel

Toronto Police Try To Uncover Riddle Of Mystery Tunnel

Police in Toronto are asking for the public's help to solve the riddle of a mysterious tunnel discovered more than a month ago. Investigations have so far been unable to determine who built the tunnel or its purpose, but its discovery has fueled security concerns ahead of the Pan American and Parapan American Games in Canada this summer.

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The Death and Life of Great American GeoCities

The Death and Life of Great American GeoCities

At first glance, the blog Animated Text, with its neatly stacked rows of glittering, undulating, pixelated, neon-hued catchphrases, looks like a relic of the ’90s, an untouched time capsule from last-generation social sites like GeoCities. Cat Frazier, the 23-year-old graphic designer who runs it, calls the site a “guilty pleasure” that offers a giddy reprieve from her day job, designing for corporate clients and, therefore, working in the visual language of the present.

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Why 40-Year-Old Tech Is Still Running America’s Air Traffic Control

Why 40-Year-Old Tech Is Still Running America's Air Traffic Control

On Friday, September 26, 2014, a telecommunications contractor named Brian Howard woke early and headed to Chicago Center, an air traffic control hub in Aurora, Illinois, where he had worked for eight years. He had decided to get stoned and kill himself, and as his final gesture he planned to take a chunk of the US air traffic control system with him.

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Lockheed Martin’s new fusion reactor might change humanity forever

Lockheed Martin's new fusion reactor might change humanity forever

This is an invention that might change civilization as we know it: A compact fusion reactor developed by Skunk Works, the stealth experimental technology division of Lockheed Martin. It's the size of a jet engine and it can power airplanes, spaceships, and cities. Skunk Works claims it will be operative in 10 years.

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