Out of Office with Brent Rose Season 1
Is Vaping Really Healthier than Smoking? Vaping is smoking's hottest new trend--just ask Leonardo DiCarpio who was caught puffing on one at the Golden Globes. The industry claims this is a safe alternative to cigarettes, but how much do we really know about the health effects of vaping? From The Vape Shop to USC's Health and Science campus, Brent Rose explores this new trend and searches for answers.
Watch Brent Rose Epically Fail NASA's Astronaut Test In light of the current open application for new astronauts, Brent Rose heads out to the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, to meet with real astronauts and try out real training facilities-let's see if he has what it takes to make it to space.
Teched-Out Van Brent Rose has just taken "Out of Office" to the next level. In this episode, he shows off the teched-out van he will be living in during his nascent year-long road trip across the United States. Brent gives us a fun tour of his supremely techy mobile home, including the roof-mounted solar panels, cutting edge lithium ion batteries, GPS-enabled, smartphone-connected alarm system, fingerprint-secu
Rideables Are So Hot Right Now. We Put Them to the Test Electric personal transportation devices (aka "rideables") are everywhere. We're seeing them under everyone from Justin Bieber to J.R. Smith to Casey Neistat, but are any of them worth a damn? We put four of the most promising rideables to the test and I've got the scars to prove it. -Brent
Mini GoPro! Hero4 Session: Full Review, Tests, Comparison Footage If you hate GoPro's rectangular shape, your prayers have been answered! Sort of. We took the new Hero4 Session into rivers, lakes, and surf, off cliffs and platforms, through trees and go kart courses. Our full review will tell you everything you need to know.
Best & Worst Foods for California's Drought California is in an unprecedented drought, but you gotta eat, right? Well, some foods use way more water than others. We chewed through a ton of data to make this bite-sized video. For you! -Brent
Fun With Powdered Alcohol: You Can Stop Being Scared Now People are freaking out about powdered alcohol, but I wasn't convinced they understood the science behind it. So I tested their concerns. Will it get you crazy drunk? Will people snort it? Watch & see! -Brent
Tesla's Powerwall Home Battery: The Stuff Worth Knowing Elon Musk recently unveiled Tesla Energy and the Powerwall home battery. I'll attempt to cut through the hype and break down the basics. NOTE: One of the most important things we neglected to mention in the video is that a big part of the appeal for this system is not economical, but environmental. It may not be easier on the wallet (at least not yet) but you're powering your home with green energ
Fitness Trackers vs. Smartphones: Why Wearables Win Tech writer Brent Rose debunks a study claiming smartphones are as good as wearables at tracking activity. From the Fitbit Charge HR to the iPhone 6, Brent's stress tests uncover compelling results that demonstrate why wearables with heart rate monitors win.
S01 E10Mar 11, 2016
Riding the New Hendo Hoverboard 2.0 Is Like Levitating the Gnar Mar 11, 2016 In 2014, startup Arx Pax made headlines with the Hendo Hoverboard.
S01 E11Mar 29, 2016
Is Vaping Really Healthier than Smoking? Mar 29, 2016 Vaping is smoking's hottest new trend--just ask Leonardo DiCarpio who was caught puffing on one at the Golden Globes.
S01 E12Apr 18, 2016
This Is How Virtual Reality Porn Is Made Apr 18, 2016 It's been reported that porn will be one of the biggest content offerings driving demand for VR.
S01 E13May 20, 2016
HoloLens + NASA = Amazing May 20, 2016 Brent Rose tries out a new "Mixed Reality" software developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab.
S01 E14Jun 22, 2016
The Ultimate Liquid Nitrogen Destruction Video Jun 22, 2016 Brent Rose super freezes objects the Internet has never seen frozen and uses a Phantom high-speed camera to record their destruction in super slo-motion.
S01 E15Oct 6, 2016
GoPro's New Cameras (Hero5 Black and Session) Full Review Oct 6, 2016 GoPro's new 4K cameras, the Hero5 Black and Hero5 Session, aim to deliver the best GoPro experience yet.
S01 E16Oct 31, 2016
GoPro Karma vs DJI Mavic Pro Full Review Oct 31, 2016 GoPro has entered the drone game, delivering a sleek, foldable device that can fit inside a backpack.
S01 E17Dec 14, 2016
Brent Rose's Ultimate Survival Bag Dec 14, 2016 Bug-out bags/survival kits are a controversial topic. Everybody has a different philosophy about what makes a good one. This is Brent's.
S01 E18May 25, 2017
Trying Stand-Up Comedy Using Only Siri, Echo, Cortana and Google Assistant May 25, 2017 The age of the digital assistant is upon us and as these AI helpers attempt to interface with humans their interactions are becoming more and more organic.
S01 E19Aug 15, 2017
The Best Ways to Watch an Eclipse Aug 15, 2017 WIRED's Brent Rose goes over some of the best ways to watch a total eclipse.
S01 E20Aug 26, 2017
What High-Tech Gear is Best for the Ultimate Camping Trip Aug 26, 2017 Want to take your upcoming camping trip to the next level? Brent Rose packs a car full of high-tech gear and attempts to pull off the ultimate camping trip.