Tag Archives: Video

Redbox Instant streaming video service shutting down on October 7th

Netflix’s grip on the streaming video market is tightening. Today, Redbox Instant announced that the service will be shut down in just a few days, on October 7th. The service, which went live last year as part of a partnership between Verizon and Redbox parent company Outerwall, has struggled to lure subscribers away from competing streaming sites like Netflix and Amazon Instant ...

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Stroke Selfie? Woman’s Video Leads To Diagnosis

A 49-year-old Toronto area woman’s video selfie has proven crucial to her doctors, enabling them to diagnose her with a mini-stroke days after they told her the symptoms were the result of stress. “I thought if I could show somebody what was happening, they would have a better understanding,” Stacey Yepes said, speaking of her decision to record the harrowing ...

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Mass Destruction: FDA Warns Against Body Building Supplement [Video]

The FDA is warning users of a popular nutritional supplement, Mass Destruction, to stop immediately. The supplement is being used to stimulate muscle growth. The FDA is saying that Mass Destruction contains potentially harmful synthetic steroids. The FDAS was reacting to a report from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. The report said that a healthy user ...

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Watch an ultrasonic array move objects in 3D space (video)

Ultrasonic levitation has been possible for awhile, but it’s not very practical when objects must typically hover along a single axis. University of Tokyo researchers Yoichi Ochiai, Takayuki Hoshi and Jun Rekimoto have cleared this hurdle with an … Engadget RSS Feed

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Economists Diet That Works, Keeps It Off [VIDEO]

Amazing, simple diet that really works is revealed in this book, anyone can do it, and it even shows how to keep the weight off. It’s diet season, so why not do things intelligently and follow the advice of some clever professors… In a really interesting book by two University Professors, Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein, they write a lot ...

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VIDEO: Volcano Erupts In El Salvador, Ash And Gas Soar

The first eruption of eastern El Salvador’s Chaparrastique volcano in 37 years sent ash and gas soaring as much as six miles into the air on Sunday and led authorities to evacuate thousands of people from their homes. According to the country’s Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, the volcano blew at 10:30 a.m. local time (11:30 a.m. ET) on ...

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NSA can hack WiFi devices from eight miles away (video)

The NSA may have the ability to intercept data from around the world, but we now know that it has some impressive (and intimidating) equipment for snooping on nearby targets. Security guru Jacob Appelbaum told those at the Chaos Communications … Engadget RSS Feed

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Teen Declared Brain Dead After Routine Tonsil Surgery [Video]

A Oakland, Calif., teenager is brain dead after going into the hospital for a routine tonsillectomy. Jahi McGrath, 13, went into Oakland Children’s hospital on December 9 to have her tonsils removed to help address a sleep apnea condition. She is now tragically on life support. According to the local CBS News affiliate, “She was supposed to go home the ...

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