Category Archives: Culture

Watch the first official ‘Jurassic World’ trailer

As reported on The Verge. By Kwame Opam It’s here! The Jurassic World trailer has dropped, two days ahead of the promised Thanksgiving debut. Here, we finally see the park open to the public. However, the scientists running the park made … Continue reading

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One of the first true computers is finally on public display

As reported on Engadget. by Jon Fingas Seeing ENIAC, one of the first true programmable computers, has been tricky; the giant mainframe was partly restored in 2007, but it was only visible in an office building. At last, though, you … Continue reading

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This is what happens when a drone interrupts your Christmas date

As reported on Engadget. by Aaron Souppouris You’re on a date at TGI Friday’s, casually sipping your discount cocktail, trying to ignore the disappointed look on your partner’s face as they attempt to cut into their overcooked steak. As if … Continue reading

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How to live for a month in virtual reality

As reported on The Verge. Artist Mark Farid will spend 28 days as someone else in ‘Seeing I’ By Adi Robertson Next year, artist Mark Farid wants to give up a month of his life to virtual reality. If a … Continue reading

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This e-ink watch can change its design at the touch of a button

As reported by Engadget. by Aaron Souppouris It’s not like we haven’t seen e-ink watches before, but we’ve never seen one quite like this. FES Watch uses e-paper not only for its face, but its entire strap, allowing the wearer … Continue reading

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‘Final Fantasy’ designer creates the wildest take on Batman yet

As reported on The Verge. By Sam Byford Tetsuya Nomura’s Dark Knight is very, very dark If nothing else, Square Enix artist Tetsuya Nomura has built up a distinctive style over the years — his androgynous, zipper-heavy designs for characters in … Continue reading

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The Server Needs To Die To Save The Internet

As reported on TechCrunch. by Natasha Lomas    Do we have the Internet we deserve? There’s an argument to say that yes, we absolutely do. Given web users’ general reluctance to pay for content. We are of course, paying. Just not with … Continue reading

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Thiel Fellow’s Elegant Sleep Tracker, Sense, Crushes Kickstarter With $120K In A Few Hours

As reported on TechCrunch. by Kim-Mai Cutler   When I first took a look at Sense, a smart sleep sensor launching today on Kickstarter, it reminded me of two things. Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium and Google’s old, discontinued Nexus Q product. “Those are two … Continue reading

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Here’s the first teaser art from the new ‘Fight Club 2’ comic series

As reported on The Verge. By Chris Welch  Chuck Palahniuk’s long awaited sequel to Fight Club is coming in the form of a 10-issue comic book series, and today we’re getting our first look at what it will look like. Set ten years … Continue reading

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Can’t Manage A Standing Desk? Meet Cubii, The Sitting Exerciser

As reported on TechCrunch.  by Natasha Lomas  Sitting down — and the sedentary lifestyle it encourages — is killing you, slowly but surely. The problem is, standing desks aren’t for everyone. Making the switch is a big deal. I love mine but it took … Continue reading

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