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A ‘100% immersive’ ‘Star Wars’ resort is coming to Disney World

A ‘100% immersive’ ‘Star Wars’ resort is coming to Disney World

July 16, 2017 at 5:43 am 0 comments

We want to go to there.

No, you can’t actually visit that galaxy far, far away, on account of it being fictional and all. But Disney being Disney, they’ve cooked up the next best thing.

At D23 today, Bob Chapek, …

California congressman proposes an investigation into Trump’s unsecured Android phone

California congressman proposes an investigation into Trump’s unsecured Android phone

July 10, 2017 at 8:21 pm 0 comments

Remember the unsecured Android handset that newly minted President Trump gave up, but then apparently didn’t actually give up? Things had seemingly gone silent on that front as the world took some time out to focus on the rest of …

Scorp is a fast-growing social video app you’ve probably never heard of

Scorp is a fast-growing social video app you’ve probably never heard of

July 4, 2017 at 5:15 pm 0 comments

Scorp, a startup out of Turkey, offers another take on the social video theme. The app lets you upload 15 second videos on any topic, such as your view on Trump’s immigration controls. In fact, its young makers call Scorp …

A member of Trump’s cabinet rocked slippers that cost at least $495 at the president’s speech

A member of Trump’s cabinet rocked slippers that cost at least $495 at the president’s speech

July 4, 2017 at 2:20 pm 0 comments

In Donald Trump’s America, you really don’t have to think twice before wearing ridiculously expensive velvet slippers to a presidential address.

Just ask recently confirmed Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, 79, who is believed to have donned a pair of …

The Morning After: Monday, July 3rd 2017

The Morning After: Monday, July 3rd 2017

July 3, 2017 at 11:23 am 0 comments

Hey, good morning!

Yes, it’s Monday, but you might’ve missed some interesting things over the weekend: kangaroos that confuse self-driving cars, some ‘Zelda’ DLC that’s a perfect fit and a new Sony smartphone that could be a contender.

But only …

Florida residents can now challenge how climate change, evolution are taught in school

Florida residents can now challenge how climate change, evolution are taught in school

July 2, 2017 at 11:22 pm 0 comments

Some fine science stock imagery.

Parents have fought successfully over the years to ban books like the Harry Potter series and Catcher and the Rye from public schools. Now in Florida, residents could possibly do the same with textbooks about …

Commuters call out ‘sexist’ ad, brand brings on the extreme sarcasm

Commuters call out ‘sexist’ ad, brand brings on the extreme sarcasm

July 1, 2017 at 10:45 am 0 comments

A Twitter spat has broken out after people called out a mobile spa app for a "sexist" advert on the London Underground.

"Out with the guys ’til 4am again?! Keep her sweet with a spa mani/pedi at home," reads USPAAH’s …

Making The Future

Making The Future

June 21, 2017 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

Here’s what the future of energy might just look like

Creating a future powered by more sustainable, cleaner energy is at the heart of the Shell #makethefuture initiative. A programme that fosters collaboration between start-ups, entrepreneurs and communities around the …

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 in-box headphones put Apple EarPods to shame

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 in-box headphones put Apple EarPods to shame

June 19, 2017 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

Looking good.

Samsung Galaxy S8’s in-box headphones look pretty nice.

How nice? Well, for one, they’re from a recognizable brand, which pretty much put Apple’s EarPods to shame by default—though that’s a low bar to clear.

The new phone was …

Hey Ivanka, need some ice for that Merriam-Webster burn?

Hey Ivanka, need some ice for that Merriam-Webster burn?

June 17, 2017 at 8:19 pm 0 comments

Who would have guessed we’d one day reach a point in life where everyone’s favorite slinger of shade would be…a dictionary?

And yet: here we are.

Those behind the social presence of Merriam-Webster, were at it again on Wednesday, responding …