N.K Jemisin Makes Hugo Awards History With Latest Best Novel Win

The winners of the 2018 Hugo Awards are here. It might have been the first year for Worldcon’s new rules, designed to curb voting slates that haunted previous years, but it didn’t change the actual results. That’s because, for the third year in a row, women dominated the awards—including another Best Novel win for…

Major UK Airport Turns to Whiteboards and Markers After Flight Info Screens Crash

Passengers waiting to fly out of London’s Gatwick airport Monday morning were left squinting and craning their necks to read whiteboards crammed with critical flight information. Via its Twitter account, an airport spokesperson apologized to travelers, explaining that “damage to a Vodafone fibre optic cable” took…

Dead Man's Text Message Isn't a Legally Valid Will, French Court Says

A French man going through a divorce reportedly sent a text to his sister saying that he wanted their mom to inherit part of his estate instead of his wife. But when he later died by suicide, the family’s solicitor didn’t include the text message as part of the final will—a decision recently reaffirmed in a court of…

Save $100 On the Stick Vac That Killed Dyson's Corded Vacuums

It’s 2018, and your vacuum shouldn’t have a cord anymore. Dyson’s V-series stick vacs have long been go-to cordless options, but the powerful new V10 is arguably the first that can truly, completely replace a corded vacuum, at least for smaller homes. In fact, Dyson has said that it’s stopped developing corded…

Philips Hue's New Lamps Look Like the Slickest Way to Throw Colors on Your Walls

There are a lot of dumbass smart gadgets out there, but smart lights aren’t one of them. Yet while Philips Hue remains the leader in intelligent lighting solutions, some of the company’s recent releases, such as this range of outdoor lighting options, have seemed useful—but not super exciting. With the new Hue Play…

H.G. Wells' The Time Machine Is Getting Another Shot at Making History

Disney’s Mulan and TNT’s Snowpiercer announce new casting and Robert Downey Jr. is starting to tease more Sherlock. Some rumors in the Marvel world with Deadpool 3 and an unspecified MCU film getting movement. Plus, a surprise appearance by Xena’s Renée O’Connor. Ayayayayaya, spoilers!