Dangerous baby blues: new study suggests link between eye color and alcoholism

Scientists from the University of Vermont recently published a series of new findings in the American Journal of Medical Genetics with the rather shocking suggestion that people with light-colored eyes may be at higher risk for alcoholism.

Health & Fitness

A tinier Titanic and smaller Stonehenge: These backyard replicas are amazing

With a lot of time and patience, these people created some remarkable structures in their backyards, including a replica of the Titanic, a hand-built pirate ship, and a smaller version of the Golden Gate Bridge.


Zach Braff tells us about his passion for Destiny, dreams of directing blockbusters

Zach Braff was at E3 with Activision to play Destiny: The Taken King. We caught up with the actor/director, best known for the TV show Scrubs, and ended up taking a walk down video game-memory lane.

Movies & TV

DT Giveaway: Braven’s BRV-X lets you soak up some songs along with your sun

We're giving away one of our favorite portable Bluetooth speakers, the Braven BRV-X. Join now for a chance to win this awesome speaker.

Crank up the A/C and stay in with the best streaming movies on Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime gives subscribers access to a host of great movies, and we've compiled a list of the absolute best titles available via the streaming service.

Movies & TV

Are screensavers still needed, or just an artifact of the past?

Everyone likes a shiny screensaver, but does your computer still need one? What do screensavers do, anyway? Here are the facts behind the ubiquitous screensaver, and why it's not as important as it used to be.


Chromebook, say cheese! Here’s how to snap pictures on ChromeOS

ChromeOS has a number of built-in screenshot options and can also be used with Chrome screenshot extensions for added flexibility. You have a lot of options - but how they work isn't immediately obvious.


Gas castle: This truck transforms into a tiny home

Just because you make your home on wheels, doesn't mean it has to be the same old shape you see rolling down the highway. This truck transforms into a castle, complete with turrets.


Here are the 5 apps you should download this week

It's more difficult than ever to seek out the best new apps released each week, even if you have the will to trawl through the app store on a regular basis. To make life easier, we've gathered our favorite app picks together in a handy list.

Android Army

Watch: Hands on with the little stone that makes any sound system wireless

Muzo's Cobblestone turns any stereo, boombox, or powered speaker into a wireless audio device. Offering a centralized app, and the ability to play multiple systems throughout the home at once, Cobblestone is an affordable wireless solution for any system.

Home Theater

10 tech stories you missed this week: Netflix tax, iPhone 5C leaks, and more

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week -- just for you.


The FBI is offering $4.3m for the world’s most notorious cyber criminals

The FBI's latest cyber crime most wanted list includes infamous hackers like the creator of Gameover Zeus, and other Russian cybercriminals wanted for hacking and fraud.


Machine learning system can detect jokes to help police focus on actual terrorist threats

Eden Saig, a computer science student at the Technion -- Israel Institute of Technology has developed a machine learning system to accurately detect and identify emotions in electronic communications.


Samsung is the top U.S. smartphone vendor again, thanks to the S5 and S6 (in that order)

Samsung has reclaimed its title as the top smartphone vendor in the U.S. after ceding its throne to Apple, according to a recent report. The first full month of availability for the company’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones had something to do with it.


Cyberbullying is now a crime in New Zealand, punishable by jail time and fine

Cyberbullying is now a crime in New Zealand after the country’s parliament passed the Harmful Digital Communications Bill. Under the new law, offenders face jail time and a hefty fine.