Microsoft replaces Hotmail with Outlook.com, takes webmail back to the basics
A lot of people have been praising the Windows 8 version of Outlook, and today Microsoft officially launched Outlook.com to the public. Outlook webmail will eventually replace @hotmail.com, @msn.com and @live.com email addresses.
How many animals that can potentially kill and eat people have you tasted? I've had crocodile, shark and wild boar. There probably aren't many other tasty man-eating beasties, but if there is I want to try them.
Ooh look... car pics from the set of Mad Max: Fury Road
All I need now is some sweet, sweet gezzoline and I’ll control this wasteland! Starring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron and directed by original Mad Max writer/director George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road is set to release sometime next year.
All of the American flags on the moon are now white
For decades, people have wondered if the American flags left on the moon are still there. Recent photos of the moon landing sites show that all of our flags, save one, are still standing, but at this point, they’re most likely entirely white.
Russian scientist claims that we will have human "immortality" by 2045
Russian scientist Dmitry Itskov claims that by 2045, human beings will have achieved immortality. Of a sort. Not that your physical, imperfect flesh bag of a body will live forever, but that by 2045, we’ll be able to transplant your personality, thoughts, memories and everything into an artificial brain in a holographic body.
600 million without power in India after the largest blackout in history
India has a billion people, but it doesn’t always have the infrastructure necessary for such a massive population. Today, over 600 million people are without power, cities are without power after crippling power failures yesterday in what’s been described as the largest blackout in human history. Except for that time when no one in the world had electricity. That must have been scary.
While he was visiting Jamaica, the artist formerly known as Snoop Dogg said he had a vision, and has been given a new name by Rastafarian priests. No longer does Calvin Broadus want to be a dog… he’s now Snoop Lion.
Pistol dueling and other former stupid Olympic events
While most of the sports in today’s summer and winter Olympics seem to fit the bill, around the early 1900s when the modern Olympics started, it took a while for people to realize what kinds of events would make for good international competition.
Study shows that it's actually quite feasible to remove CO2 from the atmosphere
One of the main culprits in global warming is carbon dioxide. There’s too much of it. It’s churned out by cars and cities and planes and boats by the boatload, all at the same time that we’re removing the trees that would gladly take it. So the solution it seems is to simply remove excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Magic.
Japanese company is now selling personal mechs for just $1.4 million
If you’ve been wondering when you might be able to get your hands on your very own personal mech of the future, that day is now. Granted, each one of these beasts cost $1.4 million, but you didn’t think having your own mech would be cheap, did you? Please, Top Gear… get one of these.
Colorado shooting suspect formally charged with 24 counts of murder, 116 counts of attempted murder
James Holmes, the man accused of trying to murder an entire theater of people at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises was formally charged today. He’s got 24 counts of first degree murder, 2 counts for each person killed and 116 counts of attempted murder.
First look at Lady Gaga and Alexa Vega in Machete Kills
Robert Rodriguez has already begun shooting on ‘Machete Kills’, the sequel to Machete. Much like the first film, Machete Kills is cast with a mix of Rodriguez regulars and a few names that seem out of place. I was surprised to learn that Lady Gaga will be in the new Machete, and if you last saw Alexa Vega in Spy Kids… she’s all grown up now.
Pop up ads be illin. Judge Dredd is annoying and now this new bullshit that comes down from the top about doctors is even worse. Can you make them go away please?
The Dredd ad still is on the site for another couple weeks, but the frequency should be going down. The other one wasn’t supposed to have been on the site at all, and it and all of its friends have been killed.