In university lectures, it can be difficult to tune out the social media racket and pay attention to a lecturer drone on about the anthropic principle. But a new app might just tempt college kids to switch off. Because free food is involved. The new app, called Pocket Points, rewards students for not using their phones during class. Pocket Points ‘Pita Pit’ screenshot Attend class, open up the app and start gaining points View original article at Techly

What’s the most romantic way a guy can propose to his girlfriend? At Wrestlemania, of course. A guy popped the big question at the wrestling event of the year this weekend at Wrestlemania 31 in San Jose. Her response? An overwhelming “YES, YES, YES!” (The crowd provided some help.) This is a marriage proposal Daniel Bryan would approve of. Stop what you’re doing, because Gonzo is doing ‘The Humpty Dance’ Vin Diesel talks about ‘Furious 8’ before ‘Furious 7’ is even out Shep the herding drone may replace…

New York TimesHouse Panel Seeks Private Talk With Hillary Clinton About EmailNew York TimesWASHINGTON — The chairman of the House select committee investigating the Benghazi attacks asked Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday to appear for a private interview about her exclusive use of a personal email account when she was secretary of .. View original article

In an apparent effort to highlight what it sees as the FAA’s overly cautious approach to drone testing in the U.S., Amazon has revealed it’s conducting Prime Air test flights in Canada, just feet from the U.S. border View original article at Digital Trends

Amazon is testing its drone delivery service at a “secret site” in British Columbia, Canada. That’s according to a report from The Guardian Although Amazon is keeping the location of the test site under wraps, it’s reportedly just 2,000 feet from the U.S. border — less than half a mile See also: Amazon gets the green light to test drones in the U.S View original article at Mashable

When ill-fitting workwear gets you down, be thankful that at least you didn’t show up to your local news gig with a clothes hanger still tucked into your suit jacket Steve Frazier, a meteorologist at Fox 9 in Minneapolis-St. Paul, managed to make it all the way from home to his spot at the news desk before noticing the large wire hanger sticking out of the back of his jacket. But rather than waiting for a commercial break, Frazier paused, pulled the hanger out of his jacket and…

Another day, another job stolen by a drone. In years past if somebody wanted to round up their sheep, they’d enable the use of their trusty (and adorable) sheepdog. However, Paul Brennan from Carlow, Ireland has employed the use of his drone named “Shep” instead Drones don’t bark and you don’t have to feed them anything other than a recharge. But they also don’t love or cuddle, so we prefer the dog Sith Lords approve of this man’s Imperial Star Destroyer drone Construction worker spots flying drone, flashes…

You can put a filter on your selfie, but you can’t put a filter on your mind. Video director Matthew Rycroft compiled some of the weirdest and most mind-blowing revelations about photography from r/showerthoughts for his stunning video. Next time you’re scrolling through Instagram, think before you snap. Fan-made Super Mario 64 HD lets you smash Goombas in your browser See what happens when molten lava meets ice Meteorologist pulls odd object out of his suit on live TV Shep the herding drone may replace sheepdogs someday Read…

It’s probably a good thing that you don’t have a volcano of your own to erupt at will, as much as you may think you could totally practice self control. Stick to the mini baking soda version Fortunately, there are scientists who can play with lava on our behalf and figure out what happens when you pour it over ice. Will it explode? Will it annihilate the ice? Turns out, it’s like a bubble bath that will give you third degree burns Fan-made Super Mario 64 HD lets…

US regulators have worried that the Federal Aviation Administrations (FAA) glacial approach to approving commercial drones would result in big business leaving the country, and now its actually happened: Amazon has shipped up to Canada to test its delivery drone tech.According to The Guardian, Amazon has been testing drones in the province of British Columbia, in a secret location just 2,000 feet from the US border, for at least a week. The company is testing a fleet of drones that can carry packages weighing up to five pounds, which…