Drew Prindle

Drew Prindle

Drew's fascination with technology began at an early age - shortly after he licked a 9-volt battery for the first time. It was this first taste of technology that sparked his interest in how electronics work, and he's been obsessed ever since. Aside from keeping up with the latest developments in tech, he enjoys shock humor, and working puns into his writing at every opportunity. You can find his work on Digital Trends and The Manual.
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Scientists plan to use genetically engineered mosquitoes to fight the spread of Zika virus

It's basically the biological equivalent fighting fire with fire. To stop the spread of a disease that causes birth defects, we're essentially using genetic engineering to give mosquitoes birth defects. And it's highly effective too.
Health & Fitness

Meet the guy who makes GPS geoglyph art by riding his bike around Baltimore

With the city as his canvas, a bike as his brush, and a myriad of GPS location tracking apps as his paint, Baltimore resident Michael Wallace has been making oddball virtual art for the past seven years
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Snowed in after Winter Storm Jonas? Plowz is like Uber for driveway snow removal 1:43

Did your driveway get nailed by the snowpocalypse otherwise known as Winter Storm Jonas? Not to worry; Plowz has your back. It's like Uber for snow plows and will dispatch a professional snow remover to your house in less than 24…
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Weekend Workshop: Got an old cardboard box? Make your own VR goggles for under $10

Thanks to Google, you can now get your hands on a fully functional cardboard VR headset for around 20 bucks -- sometimes even less. That's pretty damn cheap by most people's standards, but what you might not realize is that you can build a…
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Weekend Workshop

Need something to keep you busy this weekend? Look no further. The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column where we showcase a badass DIY project that you can complete with minimal skills and expertise. We’ve dug through all the…
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: BlipCast headphones, an alarm clock rug, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
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Weekend Workshop: Build a fire-spewing Rubens’ Tube music visualizer for under $150

Like music? Like fire? Then you'll definitely want to build a Rubens' Tube, which turns a line of flames into an on-demand music visualizer using just basic principles of sound.
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Awsome tech you can't buy yet: haptic VR suits, shape-memory 3D printing filament, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
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Planetary Resources 3D-printed this object with alien metal that’s not from this planet

You know Planetary Resources? The company that wants to mine asteroids? Well we just bumped into them on the show floor at CES, and they brought something incredible with them: a 3D-printed object made from a pulverized meteorite.