At Lenovo’s Tech World conference in San Francisco last week, the company showed off Folio, a fully-functional prototype with flexible screen that allows it to transform from a smartphone-sized mobile device to a larger tablet. The idea, of course, is to put the best features of both devices into a gadget you can…
Some scientific journals will publish literally anything for a price. That includes a meme-filled paper by “Lucas McGeorge” and “Annette Kin” referencing “midi-chlorians.” Yes, George Lucas’ attempt to explain feeling the Force with faux biology is now published “scientific research.”
Whether you’re a serious hiker, play a lot of sports, or just want to stay properly hydrated at your desk job, today’s CamelBak sale on Amazon has your name on it.
The National Radio Quiet Zone (NRQZ) is a 13,000–square-mile area in West Virginia, Virginia, and part of Maryland that heavily restricts radio transmissions and other electromagnetic radiation on the same spectrum. Since 1958, the ban minimizes interference with the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, home to the…
It’s begun. I believe we’re going to look at last night’s episode, “Stormborn,” as the place where the final act of Game of Thrones truly started—where the ball was first set in motion, where the characters took their first true steps toward the conflict that will engulf all of Westeros. And for some of those players,…
Channing Tatum says Gambit is getting reworked. Arrow adds a Person of Interest star. The Flash casts one of its next big villains. And a fascinating fact about Thor: Ragnarok is revealed. Plus, behind the scenes on Rick and Morty’s Mad Max homage. Spoilers now!
Amazon’s taking $50 off the Echo today, which would be pretty interesting if not for the fact that they were $90 off a couple weeks ago for Prime Day.
Have you ever wanted to own an undercover FBI van, complete with video and audio recording equipment, and even a toilet in the back for those long stakeouts? Now’s your chance.
Before the invention of smartphones, Americans were forced to play boardgames and interact with each other face-to-face like cave people. One such game was Trivial Pursuit, which may very well have predicted the future. How so? One of the questions in the 1980s edition of the game (released in the late 2000s, long…
Sure, we didn’t get to see the Avengers: Infinity War footage that wowed Hall H in San Diego this weekend—but we do get a tiny glimpse at the movie in the form of this truly spectacular three-part poster Marvel had at the convention, giving us our first look at Earth’s mightiest heroes, the sinister threat they’ll…
Christopher Nolan’s relentless World War II drama Dunkirk is in theaters this weekend, telling a fictional story of the very real British defeat against Nazi Germany in France and subsequent retreat from Europe at the start of the war. Here’s the history behind what you see, and what you don’t see in Dunkirk.
Even though they had just finished filming the Christmas special “Twice Upon a Time,” Doctor Who brought a small glimpse of it to Comic-Con—along with the news that Pearl Mackie would return as Bill, as well as frequent Moffat collaborator Mark Gatiss.
We have all been robbed of one Snooty, the beautiful, beloved 69-year-old manatee believed to be not only the world’s oldest manatee living in captivity, but the oldest in the world.
Remember at the start of the year, when George R.R. Martin told the world he really thought Winds of Winter would be out in 2017, and for a brief moment, your heart was filled with hope that soon the continuation of A Song of Ice and Fire would finally be here? Oh, my sweet summer children.
President Donald Trump remains at least relatively sure it is not him but everyone else who is the titanic idiot, per freshly hired goon and White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, who said on Sunday Trump still does not believe Russia was behind the 2016 hacks into Democratic email systems.
Comic-Con means toys: Not just the ones you line up a zillion hours for to get at the convention, but all the toys you discover that are on their way to threaten your savings account over the next few months. We’ve seen badass generals, giant robots, and even shapely butts so far, but now it’s Marvel’s turn!
Your smartphone is a remarkable feat of engineering. It’s half a dozen or more gadgets packed into a single slab. Much of it’s coolest feats are accomplished with a wide range of sensors — but what are they and what do they all actually do?
The government of the UK said on Saturday all drones larger than 250 grams—slightly more than half a pound, for all you ignorant Americans—will need to be registered with the Department of Transport following a report by aviation authorities drones as small as 400 grams could damage helicopter windshields. Drone…