Let's take a healthy sodium-dose here, but London's Sunday Times is alleging that Facebook has admitted to reading users' text messages. They supposedly read the private SMS messages of users who downloaded the Facebook app on their smartphones.
Given they provided Mario with an unending supply of currency during his quests, I'm going to assume this interactive replica of the game's coin blocks do the same in real life, and aren't just limited to authentic sound effects.
According to The Creators Project, the Smithsonian has over 137 million pieces in its collection, but only enough room to display about 2 percent of them. So it's turning to 3D printing to share as much as it can.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation does some pretty awesome things for kids with life-threatening conditions, but of all the wishes I've seen granted over the years, this giant drivable R2-D2 ranks pretty close to being the most amazing.
Companies make a lot of claims about their products to help sell them, but this new app from a Japanese ad agency goes to the extreme, promising wealth, travel, love, and even the ability to fly, at least while you sleep.
They said it couldn't be done, but Robb Godshaw has successfully found a way to make ping pong—truly man's greatest sport—even better. By introducing a rocking mechanism under the table, and high-powered flashes to throw off your opponent.
The best Kickstarter projects are the ones that have videos of the product doing what it claims to do, and are already well-funded when you discover them. Like this amazing Zen Table which creates intricate sand drawings using a metal ball specially designed sculpting head.
You don't expect the inflatable sofa you bought for your dorm room to last long. But Oskar Zieta's inflatable furniture will. It's actually made of steel you inflate yourself, making it impervious to drawing pins and other abuse.
When you're trekking through the great outdoors in the middle of the night, you need your hands free for reading maps, clearing obstacles, and fighting off bears. So Petzl's new Nao headlamp makes all the brightness and focus adjustments for you.
Thanks Prada for once again completely befuddling me when it comes to high fashion. Because while I certainly love the designs of classic American automobiles, I would never have thought to apply their iconic spoilers and taillights to high-heeled shoes.
When you're battling the bulge, your bathroom scale can either be your best friend or your worst enemy. So instead of displaying your actual weight, which can be discouraging, this scale only tells you how much you've lost or gained.
I don't throw the term genius around a lot, but whoever created these knitted ear caps must be an enlightened individual. They're the perfect way to keep extra warm while reminding everyone of just how damn hip you are.
The cannonball was supposed to blast through an array of water barrels and a cinderblock wall. Supposed to. Instead it hit the wall, a hill and Jasbir Gill's Toyota Sienna. Now do you see why they tell you not to try this at home?
In many ways, Facebook for iPad looks the same as it does on any other device (download it here!). But it feels different. It's immersive, and visual and intuitive and takes advantage of the unique capabilities tablets provide.