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This is why you don't pose with guns for the mannequin challenge

This is why you don’t pose with guns for the mannequin challenge

A mannequin challenge filmed in Huntsville, Alabama, has attracted plenty of attention — much of it from law enforcement.  In November, a group of 22 men gathered together to partake in the viral challenge, but rather than striking a silly pose with a friend or pretending to chug from a bottle of wine, they decided […]

Australians are pretty hooked on Snapchat, company figures reveal

Australians are pretty hooked on Snapchat, company figures reveal

Snapchat is doing remarkably well in Australia, new figures released by Snap Inc. show.  For the first time, the company has revealed how many Australians are daily active users on the platform. And it’s a cool 4 million. According to a 2015 report from Deloitte, Australia has 15 million smartphone users, making the market’s active […]

How to improve your Facebook feed, so we see the next Trump coming

How to improve your Facebook feed, so we see the next Trump coming

What would’ve happened if America had seen this coming? For a large mass of the world, the election of Donald Trump was unfathomable mere hours before it happened. Helping that along were a slew of polls along with nonstop commentary—from experts, entertainers and laymen—indicating Hillary Clinton as a superior candidate, on course for a cake-walk […]

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In a first for U.S., this bumblebee is now officially 'endangered'

In a first for U.S., this bumblebee is now officially 'endangered'

This might be the Trump administration’s first pro-environment move. The rusty patched bumblebee is now on the endangered species list, making it the first bee species in the continental United States to be considered endangered, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced this week. SEE ALSO: Not everyone’s thrilled Cheerios gave away 1.5 billion […]

What's coming to Netflix in April 2017

What's coming to Netflix in April 2017

The snow is melting, and so, apparently, are Netflix’s contracts for fantastic genre shows like Angel, Buffy and Firefly. Come April, those titles will leave the streaming provider, along with Dollhouse, The X-Files and several Superman movies.  But take heart, dear reader, because Netflix might just be making room for its growing slate of original […]

The trailer for 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' is everything you want it to be

The trailer for 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' is everything you want it to be

Get ready for the new robot roll call. Netflix on Wednesday dropped a trailer for the anticipated reboot of Mystery Science Theater 3000.  The new series stars Jonah Ray, Patton Oswalt and Felicia Day. It includes Baron Vaughn and Hampton Yount as robot voices. The not-too-distant-future will be available to stream on Netflix April 14. […]

OnePlus 3T in Midnight Black is the phone Batman's been waiting his whole life for

OnePlus 3T in Midnight Black is the phone Batman's been waiting his whole life for

What’s better than a OnePlus 3T, which gives you high-end features and performance for only $440? A matte black OnePlus 3T. The startup phone maker announced on Wednesday plans to sell a “Midnight Black” version of its flagship OnePlus 3T.  SEE ALSO: OnePlus 3T is a better version of the best sleeper Android phone of […]

Canada might follow the U.S. and U.K. with flight 'laptop ban'

Canada might follow the U.S. and U.K. with flight 'laptop ban'

Traveling to Western, English-speaking countries is getting more difficult by the hour for passengers from Muslim-majority nations.  According to reports, the Canadian government may follow the United States and the United Kingdom in banning certain electronic devices on flights departing from a number of airports in Muslim-majority countries.  SEE ALSO: You can track someone’s live […]

The 'Love Actually' sequel trailer will make you feel giddy, and then ancient

The 'Love Actually' sequel trailer will make you feel giddy, and then ancient

Christmas may have come and gone, but NBC’s got one last holiday gift for us this summer. The network has dropped the first promo for the Love Actually Red Nose Day special, which reunites all your faves from the 2003 holiday classic and gets you caught up on what they’ve all been up to. It’s […]

Bella and Edward fall hilariously in love in comedic 'Twilight' spin

Bella and Edward fall hilariously in love in comedic 'Twilight' spin

With Beauty and the Beast delighting audiences in theaters, let’s take a look back at another pairing of unlikely lovers: Edward Cullen and Bella Swan. But what if this angsty teen-romance was nothing more than a goofy high school comedy? It’s not that hard to imagine… Visit CineFix for more episodes and movie-related content. The […]

This startup is turning waste plastic into the very roads we use every day (Paid Content by The UK's Department For International Trade)

This startup is turning waste plastic into the very roads we use every day (Paid Content by The UK's Department For International Trade)

Plastic is a problem. It’s a problem that Scottish startup MacRebur is taking on one mile at a time. MacRebur is aiming to challenge three major world issues: Repurposing millions of tonnes of waste plastic, saving millions in the cost of road repairs and strengthening our existing roads. The idea for the startup was born […]

Tech workers: Donald Trump's America is forcing us to address diversity

Tech workers: Donald Trump's America is forcing us to address diversity

Diversity and inclusion shouldn’t be political, but in 2017, it is.  Software company Atlassian came out on Wednesday with one of the first surveys about diversity to be published under the Trump Administration. And things are different now than they were five short months ago.  Almost half of tech workers — 48 percent — told […]

Some of Google's Nest cameras are vulnerable to attacks

Some of Google's Nest cameras are vulnerable to attacks

Smart home systems are supposed to make our lives easier and safer — but some of the most popular connected security cameras could make your place an easy target if your neighborhood is visited by a tech-savvy burgling crew. Security researcher Jason Doyle recently published a set of three vulnerabilities he found in Google’s Nest […]

Australian daily under fire for comparing cricketer to Donald Trump

Australian daily under fire for comparing cricketer to Donald Trump

Australia’s The Daily Telegraph kicked up a storm on social media by anointing Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli “the Donald Trump of world sport.” In a scathing piece last evening, the newspaper accused Kohli of destroying the spirit of the game in the on-going series between India and Australia. SEE ALSO: Apple’s iOS 10.3 is […]

Vital lessons for first time homebuyers (Paid Content by TurboTax)

Vital lessons for first time homebuyers (Paid Content by TurboTax)

When you were younger, the promise of a little house with a white picket fence in no-name suburbia seemed attainable — easy even. You didn’t have to consider factors like insurance and property tax, because you didn’t know they existed.     Flash forward to adulthood, when you’re about to make the jump from your criminally […]

Meet the Ethiopian community getting access to clean water for the first time

Meet the Ethiopian community getting access to clean water for the first time

For two months out of every year, villagers in Adi Etot live comfortably. Crops flourish in the northern Ethiopian community, and natural springs teem with water. Though the water isn’t clean, it’s easy to collect. But for the remaining 10 months of the year, water is scarce. The ground and springs dry up, and families […]