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Missing manual for world’s oldest surviving computer found

The long-lost manual for the Zuse Z4, the oldest surviving digital computer has been found. The Z4 was the last computer the Nazis invented. Ahead of the Soviet invasion of Berlin, the Wehrmacht evacuated the machine west to Göttingen. It's invento... ...

This portable air conditioner puts out all the cooling power of a home unit at a fraction of the size

If your summer found you sweltering somewhere, from your house to your garage to your RV to a tent in the forest, now's the time to start considering your plan for next year. Baking in some tiny unventilated space is no way to spend your time, even dur... ...

Stephen Colbert working out with RBG in 2018

In response to Rob's touching video post of Bryant Johnson, Ruth Bader Ginsburg's trainer, doing pushups as she lies in state, here's a segment from the The Late Show in May of 2018 of Stephen Colbert working out with "Lady Justice" and Johnson at The ... ...

The Crave PowerPack 2 is a massive stockpile of portable on-the-go power

You can never have enough power. While that sounds like a line from Niccolo Machiavelli, it's also the regular refrain from pretty much anyone with a mobile device. It seems like no matter how long you charge up before you leave the house, it doesn't t... ...

There’s a new school of car insurance companies, and Clearcover leads the pack

"Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door." That century-old quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson (sort of) is just as true today. If you build a better product, offer a better service or create a better infrastructure for custom... ...

Police respond after man repeatedly yells SHOOT!…. during a hockey game on TV

Devon Garnett of Tampa, Florida and his buddies were watching the Stanley Cup final hockey game on Wednesday night when things got exciting. "Shoot! Shoot!" yelled the fans at the players on TV. Moments later, the police were at their door. — Rea... ...

Home security camera captures weird tiny humanoid creatures frolicking on the driveway

This startling footage was recently captured by a security camera outside a Dallas, Texas home. While some might think that it just depicts extraterrestrial visitors or even birds, we all know they are DMT machine elves that have broken through t... ...

Railroad workers’ “man cave” discovered under NYC’s Grand Central Terminal

New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority suspended three railroad workers for building out a secret "man cave" in an old locksmith storage room under Grand Central Terminal. Their hidden break room featured a TV, futon sofa, refrigerat... ...

Quantas sells decommissioned 747 airplane bar carts, stocked

Quantas airline retired its fleet of Boeing 747 airplanes and listed several fully-stocked bar carts for sale to the public. Starting at US$685 (or 169,000 Quantus frequent flier points), the carts sold out in an instant. From their shopping site: E... ...