1. This commercial suggests buying a Galaxy S3 … in 2015
     Published by Android Central on 2015-07-19 at 08:11:23

Do not buy a Galaxy S3 for $250 in 2015 ... This commercial for Total Wireless — apparently an offshoot of TracFone that you can get at Walmart — caught my eye last recently. Not because of the ridiculously awesome baby stroller. Not because I can ...

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2. This Palm Tree on Fire in the Pouring Rain Pretty Much Sums Up LA
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-07-19 at 12:00:00

Yesterday the good citizens of Los Angeles were surprised to see water falling from the sky. Water! From the sky! Like it was no big deal! What will Mother Nature dream up next?Read more...

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3. These old people are surprisingly good at the Nae Nae
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-07-19 at 15:39:48

Watch them whip.

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4. Drones hindered firefighting efforts in California
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-19 at 11:58:00

The aerial firefighters deployed to put out a large wildfire in San Bernardino County on Friday were forced to jettison their loads and ultimately land their planes and helicopters. Why? Because a handful of drone owners thought it would be a great i...

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5. Re/code on Air: New iPod Touch, Jeb Bush’s Uber Ride and More
     Published by Recode on 2015-07-19 at 12:58:01

Google earnings, the new Microsoft Word for Mac, Uber's $7.3 million California fine, and US wireless networks.

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6. UK considers punishing online pirates with 10-year jail sentences
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-19 at 03:00:00

As police forces up and down the country turn the screw on sellers of illegal streaming boxes, the government is now considering whether pirates in general should receive tougher sentences. Currently, infringers face up to two years in prison, but an...

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7. Here’s what it’s like to play Valve’s VR ‘Portal’ experience
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-19 at 10:28:00

Sure, people can wax poetic about using HTC's Vive virtual reality headset, but what's it really like when you're looking through those lenses?  You might not have to make a pilgrimage to one of HTC's tours to find out. ValveTime has posted a video w...

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8. How I Got Wooed By Startups As An Intern
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-07-19 at 08:00:53

 My life changed when I got a job at a startup. I was 19 years old and had just finished my first year at the University of Michigan. By some stroke of luck I managed to land a software engineering internship at a venture capital-backed startup calle...

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9. Pro surfer punches shark amid attack; Internet gasps
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-19 at 14:43:06

Technically Incorrect: A video shared globally on Sunday shows a shark attacking Mick Fanning during a competition. His survival instincts are considerable.

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10. Code school or university?
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-07-19 at 08:46:12

Harsh Patel is CEO of MakerSquare.  By the time the calendar turns to 2020, there will be one million unfulfilled computer programming jobs in the United States. For anyone looking at their career path over the next decade, coding offers plenty of crea...

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11. Last Day of School: 8 Tech and Science Projects for Your Kids to Do This Summer
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-07-19 at 15:00:00

School’s out for summer, which means that it is up to you, the parents, to stop your kids’ minds from rotting over the next six weeks. So no pressure there, then.Read more...

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12. US Army wants to send small, cheap satellites to space
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-19 at 05:03:00

The military has been conjuring up one idea after another in an effort to improve its personnel's ability to communicate, such as putting LTE on a ship and launching a WiFi router to space. This time, the US Army is in the midst of testing nanosatell...

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13. Inhabitat’s Week in Green: electric Corvettes and volcano sharks
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-19 at 08:00:00

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.

Tesla is the hottest electric automaker around, but a mysterious new company called Faraday Future is nippi...

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14. Charging Your Phone on a London Overground Train Could Get You Arrested
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-07-19 at 09:00:00

What’s worse than a long, cramped train journey? A long, cramped train journey without a smartphone to distract yourself with. But for artist Robin Lee, leaving his phone in his pocket may have been a more sensible option, as charging his device through...

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15. HTC on why 2016 is a ‘critical’ year for virtual reality
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-19 at 13:05:54

As it starts to show off its Vive virtual reality system, HTC believes making a good first impression is key.

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16. Stunning Pluto Art Makes Me Want to Hike the Norgay Montes
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-07-19 at 07:00:00

Over the past few weeks, we’ve watched Pluto transform from a fuzzy gray ball into a reddish-pink world with ice plains, mountains ranges, and hints of geologic activity. But science isn’t the only great thing about the recent Pluto discoveries: The n...

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17. Meeting culture needs to die
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-07-19 at 03:53:01

In our meeting today, we are going to focus on our top ten priorities. I am not exactly sure why we are scheduled to meet, but let’s just go ahead and meet anyway. Sorry I am late; my first meeting ran long; can you catch me up on what we were discussin...

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18. California wants pollution-free freight vehicles
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-07-19 at 00:43:00

California is determined to make dramatic greenhouse gas cuts by 2030, and that could have some major ramifications for the state's big rigs and cargo ships. Governor Jerry Brown has ordered several agencies to draft plans for cleaner freight transpo...

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19. The Snapchat Elections Begin With Bernie, Hillary and Jeb
     Published by Recode on 2015-07-19 at 10:00:08

Doing what the kiddies do.

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20. Donald Hutson, ‘Battlebots’ champion, uses smartphones to help robots see the world
     Published by CNet on 2015-07-19 at 15:35:36

For Road Trip 2015, we chat with one of the reigning robot warriors about cheaper machines and how ubiquity of mobile devices will help push robots into the mainstream.

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