“The great battlefield for the defense and expansion of freedom today is the whole southern half of the globe — Asia, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East.” Apparently John F. Kennedy said that to the US Congress in 1961. Leave it to an artist to poke fun [...]Read More »
I believe I can fly, I believe I can touch the skyyyyyyyyyyy. I think about it every night and day… I still remember that song from the movie Space Jam. Why exactly am I butchering the song now? Because I just came across a picture of a flying squirrel.
Okay, [...]Read More »
I’m not really sure how to introduce or describe the following comic except by saying it provides a cheap laugh. It may not be the best comic I have found to date but it is still funny. At least I think so, anyway. Are you curious as to what comic [...]Read More »
These are hilarious fingerprint portraits of famous personalities, such as Steve Jobs, Spock, Spiderman, and more [Amazing Photo of the Day]
Need a good laugh? I know where you might be able to find one. An Italian artist known as Dito Von Tease (fake name, obviously) is working on a project, dubbed “Ditology” which means “finger-ology” in Italian, where he creates fingerprint portraits of famous personalities. What exactly is a fingerprint [...]Read More »
I’m sure most, if not all, of us have come across an optical illusion or two in our lives. I recently came across a new but old (it is from the 90s — 1995 to be exact — but I just discovered it) optical illusion and instantly thought to myself: [...]Read More »
50 years ago a college education was something only for a lucky few. Even though today college is accessible to millions more than it was in the past, there are still millions of people out there yearning to taste higher education, especially in developing nations but in rich(er) nations too. [...]Read More »
Would you walk on this narrow and flimsy looking path above a deep gorge? [Amazing Photo of the Day]
We already know Ashraf is scared of heights. So the chances of him taking a stroll on a narrow and seemingly flimsy path above a deep gorge is like not going to happen. But what about you? Would you do it? Maybe you can decide after viewing the following picture [...]Read More »
You know that new Lightning connector Apple has introduced in the iPhone 5? The one that requires a special authentication chip to be present in accessories to make use of the port, meaning cheap cables and adapters won’t be available? Yeah, well, many people aren’t exactly happy about some of [...]Read More »
We have all probably seen Lion King. We have all probably Lion King multiple times, especially if you have kids. You remember Mufasa, Simba’s father who is killed by Scar, Mufasa’s brother? If you could imagine a real-life incarnation of the former king of the jungle, what would it be [...]Read More »
I’m going to go out on a limb and say most dotTechies have, or had, a significant other (whoever that may be). I’m sure that most, if not all, of us have had moments where we are with our significant in body but in mind are somewhere else. If this [...]Read More »
I’m sure every single one of us has screen a movie, TV show, cartoon, anime, etc. that shows a person or thing floating out in space, dead or alive. Well, guess what? That isn’t only for the movies — real astronauts also have fun floating in space, although in much [...]Read More »
I don’t consider myself to be old. In fact, I consider myself to be not old, aka young. So for me to claim I know about the joys of age would be ludicrous. However, I know what makes “young people” tick, so I had a nice smile when I read [...]Read More »
I remember back in elementary school we had this outrageous physical education class where we had to test our body strength, among other things (clearly the geeks dominated in PE). While I didn’t do too bad in most of the exercises (although I wasn’t even close to the best), one [...]Read More »
Facebook recently passed the 1 billion mark in active user accounts, as dotTech reported yesterday. Are you a naysayer and cannot fathom or do not want to accept the fact that Facebook has so many people actively using it (at least once per month)? Yeah, well, you aren’t the only [...]Read More »
When you hear the word “fireball” what do you imagine? Wizard and witches battling for supreme dominance? Harry Potter? Hadouken? Kamehameha? Whatever “fireball” may remind you of, we can all agree fireballs aren’t actually real — at least not in the magical sense. Or are they?
The following [...]Read More »
Those astute political fellows among us know a presidential debate took place between President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney. While the debates may be enlightening for some, those that don’t care much for politics typically don’t pay any attention. In fact, the latter may agree with the following comic. Check [...]Read More »
Most of us are middle class folk who work for a living. Between us, people hold various difference types of jobs but the lionshare of the jobs we hold are probably office-related — work we do at an office. Seeing as we spend so much time at work, it would [...]Read More »
Tabs were invented to help make our browsing easier. For some people, like myself, they have actually made our browsing more hectic because we feel the urge to keep opening tabs and opening tabs and opening tabs and opening tabs… you get the picture. If you are one of those [...]Read More »
Here on dotTech we have featured a photo of an aurora borealis before, and we aren’t strangers to odd phenomenon in the sky, dragons or otherwise. Despite all the exposure we have to amazing photos, the photo I have to share with you today might shock you.
The following is [...]Read More »
Wikipedia is the world’s largest free encyclopedia. In fact I would venture to say it is the world’s largest encyclopedia period, free and paid. Aside from being filled with information, what makes Wikipedia great is it is literally accessible at your finger tips — simply open up your browser and [...]Read More »
Today could be considered a space day here on dotTech. Aside from the space we are providing you for the next few days (see what I did there?), we have posted about a space video and will now show you an awesome shot of space.
The following is a stunning [...]Read More »
We have already seen a time-lapse video of the space, as seen from the International Space Station. Today I have another space video to show you, although of a different kind.
The following video is of the view astronauts have of Earth from the International Space Station. What makes this [...]Read More »
Some people may tell you that violence solves nothing. Me?
I think violence is great… as long as I’m not at the receiving end. I’m not much for violence, maybe because I’m a scrawny little kid. However, according to the following comic, violence is very handy when trying to force [...]
Do you like having a picture taken of you? I don’t mind, as long as I’m not asked to smile. (Seriously, why do people want to see my yellow teeth?!) Apparently there is one sea turtle hat does not appreciate humans photographing it, and he (she?) is not afraid to [...]Read More »
Ever notice some people have a tendency to blame computer problems on viruses? If anything ever goes wrong with a computer, a virus must be responsible. It doesn’t matter if the computer is infected or not, or if the reason the computer is behaving the way it is because of [...]Read More »
From 1976 to 2007 the CN Tower in Toronto, Canada was known as the world’s tallest building, standing at 553.3 m (1,815 ft). In 2007 the CN Tower was passed by the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Coming in at an astonishing 829.84 m (2,723 ft, or more [...]Read More »
Ever lose something while traveling? Maybe you forgot it at a security checkpoint or the item disappeared from your baggage. If a passenger does forget their things at checkpoints then TSA agents are supposed to contact the passenger to try to return the stuff; or if an agent has to [...]Read More »
“I just saved a bunch of money on my car insurance by switching to GEICO” — every see such ads? If you live in the United States, I bet you have whether that be on your TV or your computer (such as on Hulu). If you have indeed seen the [...]Read More »
We humans enjoy hitting the hot tub every now and then. (Or maybe more frequently, for some of you entitled folks.) As do monkeys, it seems. The following photograph is of snow monkeys, also known as Japanese macaque, enjoying a nice bath in a hot spring (Jigokudani Hot Spring) in [...]Read More »
With the shift from physical publication to Internet publication in full swing, for the past few years major newspapers, magazines, and other sources of media have hid themselves behind a “pay wall” — a monthly subscription people must may if they want to read content from that organization via their [...]Read More »
In astronomy, an “analemma” is, according to Wikipedia, ” a curve representing the changing angular offset of a celestial body (usually the Sun) from its mean position on the celestial sphere as viewed from another celestial body (usually the Earth)”. In more simple terms, an analemma is a figure-eight like [...]Read More »
Everyone has their own way of dealing with a breakup. Some people cry, some sleep with every person of the preferred gender they meet, while others beat their cat. What is that I hear you asking — how does a Linux user deal with a breakup? My, I’m so glad [...]Read More »
NASA space shuttle flies over Los Angeles at low altitude with two jet escorts [Amazing Photo of the Day]
We know nature is beautiful. Seeing as most of us live in a man-dominated world, viewing photos of nature is often an enjoyable task. Sometimes, however, man-made objects are also beautiful (in their own way). While a NASA space shuttle may not be as aesthetically pleasing as, say, an aurora [...]Read More »
Who likes poking fun at the world’s most valuable company? I sure do and apparently so do the artists at Joy of Tech. The following is another comic poking fun at iOS Maps. This time, to add salt to the wound, Siri is thrown in the fray. Check it [...]Read More »
We have already seen lions and their cub strolling in the middle of the road. Want to see another similar inspirational photo? Look no further than the photograph I have to show you today.
The following is a photo of a cheetah and what is presumably her cub. Check it [...]Read More »