1. ‘Post Modern Skateboard’ Has No Board Whatsoever
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-22 at 16:00:00

We're well into the 21st century, so perhaps it's not surprising that somebody finally decided to render the tried-and-true skateboard a major update. Enter the Post Modern Skateboard—at least, that's how it's being marketed. Thing is, this contraption ...

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2. T-Mobile will buy your AT&T or Verizon smartphone. What’s the catch?
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-22 at 06:00:03

CNET's Marguerite Reardon takes a look at T-Mobile's new plan to entice wireless customers to jump ship from their existing carriers.

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3. Facebook to developers: Please friend us
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-22 at 06:00:05

The world's largest social network, set to host its annual developers conference this week, wants a piece of the app pie.

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4. Elon Musk made SpaceX photos public domain because of a tweet
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-22 at 07:22:56

Earlier this week, SpaceX published a batch of 100 photos on Flickr under a Creative Commons license, which gave the public the ability to download and use the images with proper attribution. It was a voluntary and interesting move by Elon Mus...

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5. Here’s how silly taking a call on Apple Watch might be
     Published by CNet on 2015-03-22 at 10:00:09

Technically Incorrect: A parody video shows just one of the dilemmas that people might soon be suffering when they have a watch and a phone that take calls.

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6. The new Silicon Valley trailer has broken walls, broken dreams, and synergy
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-22 at 08:11:02

Mike Judge's slapstick tech world comedy Silicon Valley returns for a second season next month, and last night HBO unleashed a new trailer to make the wait a little easier. Or harder, depending on how you look at it.
The clip features the Pied...

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7. Switching to electric cars would help cool down cities
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-03-22 at 01:53:00

Electric cars can do more for the environment than cut back on air pollution and fossil fuel use -- they can make sweltering summers more bearable, too. Researchers have determined that EVs create a cooling effect in urban areas, since they aren't pr...

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8. Mission Impossible 5’s first trailer is just stunt-filled chaos
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-22 at 10:40:03

We knew the fifth installment of Mission Impossible was coming this summer, but we didn't know much about it — until now. A trailer just made its way onto the internet that confirms the Christopher McQuarrie-directed film will be called Missi...

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9. Arctic Sea Ice Hit a Forty-Year Low This Winter
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-22 at 09:00:00

The National Snow and Ice Data Center has just released the results of its latest analysis of Arctic sea ice. Surprise—the prognosis is not good. The maximum extent of Arctic sea ice occurred early this year, and, at 5.61 million square miles, was the s...

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10. The first Attack on Titan trailer is frustratingly cryptic
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-22 at 14:11:42

The popular Japanese manga series Attack on Titan is being turned into a live action movie. Successfully recreating a comic book as live action seems like a tough thing to do, especially when it features giant skinless creatures that eat human...

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11. Rainbow Six: Siege multiplayer video surfaces; see it here
     Published by Polygon on 2015-03-22 at 09:40:37

Get a good look at this video because there's no telling when this might be taken down. It's footage of the closed alpha for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. Someone uploaded it to YouTube yesterday.
The video, assuming it's still viewable, depi...

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12. Nexus Player looks set for official UK release on March 26
     Published by Android Central on 2015-03-22 at 12:22:54

Having been officially available in the U.S. for sometime now, the ASUS made Nexus Player looks set to go on sale officially in the UK on March 26. Amazon UK currently has a listing to pre-order the Nexus Player for £79.99 with free shipping around its ...

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13. Mercedes will have 10 new plug-in hybrid cars by 2017
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-03-22 at 05:04:00

After dipping its toes into the plug-in hybrid waters, Mercedes-Benz is ready to jump in with both feet. The automaker is planning to launch 10 new plug-in hybrid models between now and 2017 -- on average, that's a new green machine every four months...

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14. Your Tesla Is About to Become Autonomous
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-22 at 10:00:00

Earlier this week, we heard billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk describe his vision
  for the future of self-driving vehicles. Turns out, when Musk said "we'll be there in a few years," what he actually meant was, his company, Tesla, will be the...

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15. Man Interrupts Tortoise Sex, World’s Slowest Chase Scene Ensues
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-22 at 17:00:00

Yes, tortoises sometimes try to chase things, and yes, it's every bit as hilarious as you'd imagine.Read more...

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16. Science Photographer Reveals Beauty of the Microscopic World
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-22 at 13:00:00

Linden Gledhill is a photographer with a background in biochemistry, and lately, he's been using his scientific training to make the microscopic world look absolutely breathtaking.Read more...

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17. The Most Obscenely Expensive Apps for iOS
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-03-22 at 12:00:00

If you thought $10 was highway robbery when it comes to apps, this colorful infographic should help put things in perspective.Read more...

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18. 61 key social media metrics, defined
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-03-22 at 08:03:24

This post originally appeared on the Buffer Blog. Of all the hundreds of social media acronyms and abbreviations out there, I think “KPI” has confounded me the most. I think it’s because the phrase “key performance indicator” always sounds like ...

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19. The first and final frames of a movie might be better than the full thing
     Published by The Verge on 2015-03-22 at 10:11:01

Most movies — there may be a few exceptions — are made with detailed attention to style and form. But when you're watching, say, Taxi Driver or Kill Bill, it's easy to get lost in the story (and the bloodshed) and forget about the little de...

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20. WordPress Blocked In Pakistan
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-03-22 at 11:12:04

 According to multiple local outlets, WordPress blogs are currently not accessible in Pakistan and pointing the blockage at the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). TechCrunch has not been able to confirm that yet. As it stands right now, Word...

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