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Mystery solved: Why do knuckles crack?

For the first time, an MRI video has been taken of cracking knuckles, answering once and for all what makes the audible pop.

By April 15, 2015


'Game of Thrones' Season 5 makes a confident, bloody debut

HBO's fantasy saga is back with a swaggering episode that brings new characters to the fore and something long absent from Westeros -- hope. Here's a spoiler-free look at what to expect.

By March 19, 2015


R + L = J: 'Game of Thrones' fan theories to chew on

Who are Jon Snow and Tyrion Lannister's real parents, and what might that mean for the rest of the series? These plausible fan theories paint a fiery picture of Westeros' future. Caution: spoilers.

By September 17, 2014


The 404 1,491: Where we QR in peace (podcast)

Why you should avoid buying a fake thumb extension to access your giant phablet, the 3-wheeled Segway nobody was waiting for, QR codes on gravestones, and does video game music increase workday productivity?

By May 22, 2014


New Star Soccer update brings headers, swerve kicks and more

Female players and the ability to retire are more new additions to the popular footie-app.

By October 18, 2013


Family films as lightning strikes car, recharges phones

When one of your kids says, "I hope we get struck by lightning" and then you are, you'd better be filming. This footage offers the scary realities of getting nature to knock your car out, while recharging your gadgets.

By August 10, 2013


Edward Gorey meets video games: the ABC of Game Over

Edward Gorey's The Gashlycrumb Tinies got the video-game treatment in this mash-up by Brent Black, aka Brentalfloss.

By February 25, 2013


Safeway-size asteroid to get closer to Earth than satellites

NASA says there's no chance this "small asteroid" will strike the Earth, but it could be nasty if it did.

By February 4, 2013


Here come Zynga's Bubble Safari spin-offs

Zynga takes advantage of the game's success and launches Bubble Safari Ocean and Bubble Safari on mobile.

By December 12, 2012


Great geeky Christmas DVDs, Blu-rays and boxsets

Plonk your favourite geek in front of the TV this Christmas with our pick of the best TV series and films on DVD and Blu-ray.

By November 29, 2012