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The internet redeems itself by rallying around bullied deaf and blind 'Counter-Strike' player

The internet redeems itself by rallying around bullied deaf and blind 'Counter-Strike' player

The internet — and in online gaming especially — can be full of terrible people.  But every once in a while, a tidal wave of positivity can swell and submerge the hatred so quickly and deeply that it restores your faith in humanity. Even just for a little while. Adam “Loop” Bahriz was playing Counter-Strike: […]

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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'American Assassin' trailer is here for your insatiable spy thriller thirst

'American Assassin' trailer is here for your insatiable spy thriller thirst

If “American man with troubled past turns to spy agency and suddenly becomes gifted killer” sounds like a familiar movie plot, that’s because it is. But that won’t stop folks from watching Dylan O’Brien as younger-Matt-Damon-with-much-more-hair Mitch Rapp in The Bourne Identity Part 8 American Assassin.  The movie’s based on a book of the same […]

Luke's shocking line in 'The Last Jedi' trailer may mean something else

Luke's shocking line in 'The Last Jedi' trailer may mean something else

“I only know one truth: it’s time for the Jedi to end.”  That mic drop of a Luke Skywalker line from the Last Jedi teaser trailer reverberated around the world Friday, with most fans assuming it meant Luke wanted to destroy the Force-filled order to which he had devoted his life.  But in France, at […]

If you haven't seen 'Broadchurch' Season 3, you're missing out

If you haven't seen 'Broadchurch' Season 3, you're missing out

I’m not going to say that the final season of Broadchurch is the best British drama of the past five years, but it’s got to be pretty high up there.  SEE ALSO: ‘Broadchurch’ is the best British crime show you’re not watching The finale of the third series of the Dorset-based crime drama aired on […]

Spotify, data, and how to become indispensable to the music industry

Spotify, data, and how to become indispensable to the music industry

Maybe a million streams on Spotify won’t make a musician rich, but Spotify believes it will help them get rich. Spotify launched “Spotify for Artists” on Tuesday, a one-stop shop for the industry to tap into the company’s listening data.  The pitch is simple: Spotify knows who is listening to what music, where they are, […]

White nationalist caught assaulting protester on viral video blames President Trump in court

White nationalist caught assaulting protester on viral video blames President Trump in court

A white nationalist caught shoving a black protestor at a Trump rally has a creative defense for why he should be let off the hook: Trump told him to do it. Matthew Heimbach, the chairman of the unabashedly white nationalist Traditionalist Workers Party, shoved Kashiya Nwanguma while she was protesting at a Trump campaign rally […]

Secrets development tricks are still hiding just beneath the surface in 'Portal 2'

Secrets development tricks are still hiding just beneath the surface in 'Portal 2'

It’s amazing what the right kind of lighting and special effects can do. It can convince you that brown structures and basic textures are actually the backdrop to an eerie, post-apocalypse-set dilapidated laboratory.  But that’s the least tricky development trick that YouTube user Shesez — whose Boundary Break series takes viewers beyond the bounds of […]

Marlon Brando's extensive makeup routine and other things you didn't know about 'The Godfather'

Marlon Brando's extensive makeup routine and other things you didn't know about 'The Godfather'

The Godfather just celebrated its 45th anniversary, so it’s a great time to learn about some things you probably didn’t about the iconic movie. As always, there’s some bonus content so make sure you watch until the end. Visit CineFix for more episodes and movie-related content. This magician can effortlessly control 8 drones at once […]

Marvel plans to keep making movies until you're dead and your children are old

Marvel plans to keep making movies until you're dead and your children are old

Marvel fans of a certain age, it’s time to start worrying.  This film franchise is almost certainly going to outlive us. Not even our kids are safe to live to see the endgame. Marvel has made no secret of its tendency to plan things long-term — a merchandising executive once told me at Comic-Con that […]

The women of 'Black Panther' steal the show in first Marvel footage

The women of 'Black Panther' steal the show in first Marvel footage

The Dora Milaje are coming so, to quote the warriors of Wakanda, move or you will be moved. Marvel sneaked a Black Panther sizzle reel and some hot-off-the-set dailies at the studio’s open house event Monday night. It was the first Black Panther footage seen anywhere, and it came as a surprise for reporters where […]

This magician can effortlessly control 8 drones at once — or can he?

This magician can effortlessly control 8 drones at once — or can he?

Is it possible to create illusions in a world where technology makes anything possible? It’s the question tech-magician Marco Tempest asks and answers in his mesmerizing mini-drone swarm video. Tempest, who has been making magic with everything from Apple iPads to robots for years, took eight $120 Parrot drones and some technology from Dronsis to […]

This 'dick code' will help you send a dick pic without taking a single photo

This 'dick code' will help you send a dick pic without taking a single photo

Sexting is a scary business. The idea of sending out an intimate photo of your genitals to someone you quite fancy is terrifying. And, sometimes a simple 🍆  just won’t cut it. Behold the “Dick Code,” a way to share a unique and anatomically accurate image of your penis without actually taking a photo of […]

Facebook gives employees the thumbs up to protest Trump on International Workers' Day

Facebook gives employees the thumbs up to protest Trump on International Workers' Day

International Workers’ Day is right around the corner and this year Facebook is giving its employees full permission to protest President Trump. According to Bloomberg, the company announced via an internal forum on April 14 that employees would be free to take time off to participate in the many protests challenging Trump’s immigration policies being […]

You, too, can help guard the galaxy by participating in Marvel’s #GrootDancebomb challenge

You, too, can help guard the galaxy by participating in Marvel’s #GrootDancebomb challenge

Who knew Baby Groot’s dance moves could help save the world? OK, so that might be a bit of an exaggeration. But Marvel’s #GrootDancebomb challenge does put the Guardian of the Galaxy’s skills to good use restoring the forest, in celebration of Earth month. (Earth is part of the galaxy, after all.) SEE ALSO: ‘Guardians […]