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Netflix Tests ‘Devaluing’ Instant-Replay Feature

Netflix is reportedly testing an instant-replay feature. Some viewers may see a pop-up after “must-see” scenes in select original and licensed programs, giving them the option to rewatch the streamed moment. “We’re trying […] Th

Bitcoin Bomb Threat Scam Disrupts Businesses Across US, Canada

A wave of emailed bomb threats were reported this week at various locations across North America. All appeared to be hoaxes. News outlets, government buildings, banks, libraries, schools, and other businesses temporarily closed […] The post Bitcoin Bom

Boot That Almost Went to the Moon Goes Up for Auction

Want to take your own small step for man? Then this  super-rare prototype Apollo A7L lunar boot created for Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 mission might just be your ticket. The boot, […] The post Boot That Almost Went to the Moon Goes Up for Auctio

‘Fortnite’ and Stormy Daniels Dominate Pornhub’s Top Searches in 2018

Fortnite and Stormy Daniels are heating up people’s fantasies: Both categories topped Pornhub’s 2018 Year in Review roundup. On Tuesday, Pornhub unveiled its 2018 Year in Review in a blog post, which highlighted […] The post ‘Fortnite&

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Reaches Space for the First Time

Mission accomplished! Virgin Galactic completed its first test flight to space today, taking one step toward making space tourism a reality. Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo space plane, called VSS Unity, took flight earlier today, […] The post Virg

Postmates’ New Adorable Robot Will Bring You Deliveries

Postmates just hired a new delivery worker: Meet Serve, the company’s adorable autonomous robot that will bring takeout to your doorstep. On Thursday, Postmates, which introduced Serve in a blog post, said it […] The post Postmates’ New Ador

Game of the Year: Jordan Minor’s Best Video Games of 2018

The year in gaming is basically over, and while 2018 wasn’t quite as chock full of bangers as 2017, there are still plenty of amazing titles to play. In fact, I almost prefer […] The post Game of the Year: Jordan Minor’s Best Video Games of 2018 app

Geeksplainer: The Spider-Verse

So the big twist of Sony’s new animated Spider-Man movie, which hits theaters on December 14, is that Peter Parker isn’t the main web-slinger. If you’ve been reading comics for longer than fifteen […] The post Geeksplainer: The Spider-

Bees With Mini Sensor Backpacks Could Help Farmers Monitor Crop Health

Bees with mini sensor backpacks might help farmers monitor crops in the future. University of Washington engineers have developed a sensing system that’s small enough to place on bees, according to a University […] The post Bees With Mini Sensor B

Sony Seeks Patent for ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Animation Tech

As soon as Sony revealed its eye-popping trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (the movie hits theaters on December 14), it’s clear that the much-anticipated film’s visual component will became a core storytelling […] The post Sony Seek

Parker Solar Probe Snaps Stunning Close-Up of Sun

Combing through data from the Parker Solar Probe’s first sunny encounter, NASA scientists found one hell of a photo. From Oct. 31 to Nov. 11, the robotic spacecraft sped through the Sun’s outer […] The post Parker Solar Probe Snaps Stunning

11 Stellar Gift Ideas for Space Enthusiasts

Shopping for the space fan in your life doesn’t have to be rocket science. If your bestie, aunt, or coworker is obsessed with constellations, planets, and NASA, you can delight them with these […] The post 11 Stellar Gift Ideas for Space Enthusias

Build Your Own Robots With These Starter Raspberry Pi Kits

The Raspberry Pi is renowned for its small size, powerful specs, and economical price. The uses of this versatile microcomputer are, in fact, almost limitless. Now you can get one — and save […] The post Build Your Own Robots With These Starter Raspbe

The Ultimate Super Smash Bros. Character Guide: Pokemon Trainer

Pokemon Trainer Is The Very Best! Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is huge. Not just in terms of hype and importance and sales potential, but just in terms of sheer stuff. The Nintendo Switch […] The post The Ultimate Super Smash Bros. Character Guide: Pokemo

Researchers Piece Together Ancient ‘Marsupial Lion’ Skeleton

If the 20-hour flight doesn’t kill you, Australia’s fauna probably will. Its assortment of venomous animals is well documented. But poisonous platypus, spiders, jellyfish, and snakes have got nothing on the legendary “marsupial […] Th

Razer’s Cryptocurrency Loyalty Program Sounds Completely Legit

We’ve written a lot of positive thoughts about Razer over the years, mostly because they manufacture a lot of quality products. From high-end keyboards and mice and headphones to gaming laptops and cell phones, […] The post Razer’s Cryptocurrency L

Robot Successfully Delivers Coral Babies to Great Barrier Reef

Call the drone midwife: A robot successfully delivered coral larvae directly onto the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. In a world first, an undersea android dispersed microscopic baby corals as part of a […] The post Robot Successfully Delivers Coral Ba

‘Nightflyers’ and the History of Sci-Fi Horror

In the early days of science fiction, the genre was a pretty optimistic one. Sure, the bold adventurers might run into opposition from alien life out there in the void, but at the […] The post ‘Nightflyers’ and the History of Sci-Fi Horror a

Virgin Galactic Is Ready to Go to Space

Virgin Galactic hopes to reach space for the first time today (weather permitting). Richard Branson’s spaceflight company this week revealed the window for its next powered test flight of VSS Unity opens on […] The post Virgin Galactic Is Ready t

Taylor Swift (Possibly) Used Facial Recognition to Catch Stalkers at Concert

Look what you made Taylor Swift do: The singer-songwriter reportedly employed facial recognition software to scan for stalkers at her Rose Bowl concert in May. As reported by Rolling Stone, the fan-favorite kiosk […] The post Taylor Swift (Possibly) Use

‘Riverdale’ Season 3, Episode 8 Recap: Someone Read ‘Watchmen’

Riverdale is back to… whatever passes for normal after last week’s three-chapter split episode. We once again begin the show with Jughead’s narration telling us what a normal day everyone’s having. That should immediately […] Th

‘Just Cause 4’ Is a B Action Movie in Video Game Form

Just Cause 4 delivers the kind of over-the-top B action movie mayhem we’ve all come to expect from the franchise. This is either a positive or a negative, depending on how you feel […] The post ‘Just Cause 4’ Is a B Action Movie in Video G

‘Momo Challenge,’ a Creepy Viral Game, Prompts Social Media Warnings

The “Momo Challenge,” a creepy viral game taking over people’s tech devices, is causing much distress in communities worldwide. On Tuesday, the “Momo Challenge” prompted school officials in Brick, New Jersey to warn parents [

NASA Responds to Steph Curry’s Bizarre Moon Landing Comments

Seems like NBA star Steph Curry didn’t believe in the giant leap for mankind. The Golden State Warrior sparked a flood of questions on Twitter (and provoked the ire of science teachers everywhere) […] The post NASA Responds to Steph Curry’s

Geek Deals: $15 off Zelda BOTW, Nintendo Switch Bundles, Anker’s Compact Powerbank for $33

With Super Smash Bros. Ultimate out in the wild, there’s a lot of talk about the Nintendo Switch going on. If you don’t already own one of Nintendo’s hybrid consoles, you can snag […] The post Geek Deals: $15 off Zelda BOTW, Nintendo S

Finally Cut The Cord (And Save Over 50 Percent Off) With This HDTV Antenna

Tired of paying too much for TV? Ditch your expensive cable contract and watch your favorite shows for free with the ANTOP Big Boy AT402B Outdoor HDTV Antenna, discounted by 51% to just […] The post Finally Cut The Cord (And Save Over 50 Percent Off) Wi

Vitaminwater Will Give You $100,000 to Ditch Your Phone for a Year

Giving up your phone for a day might be a piece of cake, but how about not using it for a year? Vitaminwater is betting that you can’t survive without your mobile device. […] The post Vitaminwater Will Give You $100,000 to Ditch Your Phone for a Y

Why Is Only My ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Online So Great?

I’ve been playing a lot of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on Nintendo Switch. I mean a lot. I already shared many of my thoughts in our review from early this week. But between playing […] The post Why Is Only My ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ Online S

Tiffany & Co. Is Now Selling This Fancy ‘Lego’ Set for $1,650

Move over, regular Legos. Tiffany & Co. is offering customers ‘building blocks’ that are sleeker and more sophisticated than the famous toys. The jewelry company recently refreshed its Everyday Objects Collection, which includes […] The

Geek Daily Deals: Star Wars Drones, Apple Watch, iTunes Gift Cards, And More

Propel Star Wars Quadcopter Drones for $39.99 (was $200) These drones were released late last year at a whopping price tag of $199.99. Today you can get them for 80% off. Choose from […] The post Geek Daily Deals: Star Wars Drones, Apple Watch, iTunes G

WTF? Wednesday: ‘Yuck’ Becomes ‘Yum’ at the Disgusting Food Museum

A meal you find super gross might be someone else’s most-loved dish at the Disgusting Food Museum in Los Angeles. The museum, which opened its doors on Dec. 9, is a culinary exhibit […] The post WTF? Wednesday: ‘Yuck’ Becomes ‘Yu

‘Elseworlds’ Recap: The Arrowverse Prepares for a Crisis

As far as this season’s story is concerned, The Flash had its midseason finale last week. We still got a new episode this week. Well, three actually even if two technically belonged to other shows. […] The post ‘Elseworlds’ Recap: Th

‘Black Lightning’ Season 2, Episode 9 Recap: A Somber Midseason Finale

We’re more than halfway through the second season of Black Lightning, and I was expecting the show to send us into its holiday break with some action. The show had other ideas. Instead, […] The post ‘Black Lightning’ Season 2, Episode

Netflix Reveals 2018’s Most-Binged Movies and TV Shows

After 12 months of intense binge-watching, Netflix’s most-streamed movies and TV shows of the year results are in. On Tuesday, Netflix released its 2018 most-binged movies and TV shows roundup in a press […] The post Netflix Reveals 2018’s M

A Brewery Is Making Beer From Rejected Corn Flakes

Food waste is a serious problem. Fortunately there are some very clever folks out there coming up with creative ways to deal with it. Many of those people happen to be brewers. Take, […] The post A Brewery Is Making Beer From Rejected Corn Flakes appear

ISS Crew Better Watch Out For Elf on the Shelf Spy

Floating through low-Earth orbit can be a bit lonely, especially during the holiday season. But International Space Station newbie Anne McClain found a way to bring festive cheer to the satellite—her new home […] The post ISS Crew Better Watch Out Fo

The Ultimate Super Smash Bros. Character Guide: Ike

Ike Fights For His Friends! Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is huge. Not just in terms of hype and importance and sales potential, but just in terms of sheer stuff. The Nintendo Switch mascot […] The post The Ultimate Super Smash Bros. Character Guide: Ike a

Scientists Shine Light on Bacteria That Causes Food Poisoning

I have (*knock wood*) had food poisoning only once in my life. But I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy. Thankfully, researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) identified how Bacillus cereus—one […] The post Scientists Shine Light o

‘Metal Gear Solid’ Board Game Is Tactical Tabletop Action

Metal Gear Solid on the original PlayStation is one of the best video games of all time. Blending finely honed stealth gameplay with moody cutting-edge cinematic storytelling with creator Hideo Kojima’s truly bonkers […] The post ‘Metal Gear Solid

The Man With the Golden Liver: James Bond Definitely Has a Drinking Problem

James Bond is many things: spy, detective, womanizer, assassin, and, according to a new study, an alcoholic. Researchers at the University of Otago in New Zealand this week revealed that the fictional British […] The post The Man With the Golden Liver:
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