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The Weather Channel’s moon landing simulation is real extra

Look, we’re all psyched about the 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20 — but The Weather Channel is really, really into it. And we mean into it — as in, they’ve literally inserted themselves into it. Not … Continue reading

The ‘Cats’ trailer gave everyone nightmares, so we’re coping with memes

The CATS trailer dropped on Thursday and everyone is deeply uncomfortable.  Many stage-to-screen productions are wonderful adaptations of beloved stories, showing off the vast expanse of creativity that dwells within the entertainment industry. This is… something else. With a star-studded … Continue reading

The first trailer for HBO’s ‘His Dark Materials’ looks downright stunning

Your new favorite HBO fantasy drama is almost here. At San Diego Comic-Con Thursday, the network dropped the first full-length trailer for His Dark Materials, based on the bestselling trilogy by Philip Pullman. This one is set in a world … Continue reading

Congressman implies Facebook’s Libra is a ‘shitcoin’

Congressman Warren Davidson really wants to talk about shitcoins. The representative from Ohio took pains Wednesday to make that clear during a congressional hearing examining the potential ramifications of Facebook’s proposed Libra digital currency. Over the course of the hearing, … Continue reading

Celebrate the totally real moon landing with this fresh Google Doodle

It’s been 50 years since NASA’s Apollo 11 moon landing, but July 20, 1969, still looms large in the consciousness of a nation desperate for something — anything — to be proud of.  So why not celebrate that anniversary with … Continue reading

The Boosted Rev is the safest e-scooter to buy (if you can afford it)

Boosted Rev $1,599 View Product The Good Big • thick wheels to tackle streets • Three types of brakes • Tops out at 24 mph • Up to 22-mile range The Bad Heavy AF at 46 lbs • No bell … Continue reading

Tesla’s new safety report paints Autopilot in a good light, but it’s not that simple

Tesla’s new Vehicle Safety Report is out, and things are looking good for the electric car maker, especially its Autopilot set of self-driving features.  Tesla’s accident data for the first quarter of 2019 shows that there was one accident for … Continue reading

Watching random actors audition to play Indiana Jones is wonderfully ridiculous

There are currently no plans — that we know of, at least — to remake the original Indiana Jones trilogy.  But if it ever did happen, who would play the title role? In the compilation sketch above from Conan, various … Continue reading

Here’s what actual Uber drivers have to say about ‘Stuber’

A movie that featured the ride-hailing app Uber prominently came out over the weekend, and even its name strongly hints that Uber plays an important role in the story. Stuber stars Kumail Nanjiani (he’s in the satirical HBO show Silicon … Continue reading

‘Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3′ is a giant virtual playground for Marvel stans

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order is a virtual playground where Marvel stans can live out all the scenarios that used to be the sole domain of action figures and imaginations. It couldn’t have arrived at a better time. … Continue reading