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'Captain Marvel' finds its directors. Yes, that's 'directors', plural

'Captain Marvel' finds its directors. Yes, that's 'directors', plural

Twenty-one films into the megafranchise, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is introducing its first female director. Mashable has confirmed that the studio has hired the duo of Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck to helm Captain Marvel, the first solo female superhero movie from the series. Oscar winner Brie Larson is already set to star as the […]

Facebook wants to embrace great journalism — try telling that to their algorithms

Facebook wants to embrace great journalism — try telling that to their algorithms

Facebook’s in the midst of a serious campaign to convince everyone how much it cares about journalism.  Even at F8, the company’s giant developer conference taking place this week, it’s saucing on the charm. “We don’t always get it right, but you have our commitment to keep trying,” Dan Rose, Facebook’s vice president of partnerships, […]

The 7 most promising things that came out of Facebook's F8 conference

The 7 most promising things that came out of Facebook's F8 conference

Facebook’s F8 conference comes to an end today, and boy oh boy, are these announcements big and also unique. Facebook has been on a roll lately, inventing features and products that are in no way just wholesale ripoffs of other companies. The announcements at this year’s F8 are going to make huge waves in the […]

Early Samsung Galaxy S8 owners are seeing red ... screens, that is

Early Samsung Galaxy S8 owners are seeing red … screens, that is

Looks like Samsung’s not out of the woods quite yet. After the explosive Note7 debacle of 2016, the newest Samsung phones have a lot to make up for. Unfortunately, early Galaxy S8 users have already found a flaw in the device: the screens appear to have a red tint to them. SEE ALSO: With this […]

I tried to join an Instagram pod and it was like high school all over again

I tried to join an Instagram pod and it was like high school all over again

When I left high school in 2006, I thought I’d kissed goodbye to the days of not being one of the cool kids. But, 11 years on, I’m back to feeling like the class loser. And it’s all thanks to Instagram “pods”. An Insta pod is a secret group of bloggers who join forces in […]

The state with the most polluted cities probably won't surprise you

The state with the most polluted cities probably won't surprise you

California is the land of sunshine, if you can see it through the smog. The state owns the majority of the United States’s top 10 most polluted cities, no matter how you slice the data.  SEE ALSO: ‘Blood on the Mountain’ exposes the human costs of coal mining The American Lung Association measures pollution in […]

Collection of 'Disney Afternoon' games from the '90s is out and obviously you should go play it

Collection of 'Disney Afternoon' games from the '90s is out and obviously you should go play it

There are six very excellent reasons to pick up the Disney Afternoon Collection immediately. Here they are: DuckTales DuckTales 2 Darkwing Duck TaleSpin Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers 2 Back in the early ’90s, Capcom released a string of good-to-excellent video games based on Disney characters. They were primarily NES […]

Everyone has new dreams in the 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' trailer and how could that go wrong?

Everyone has new dreams in the 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' trailer and how could that go wrong?

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is coming back May 19th, and the whole gang is back with brand new ways to fumble in the general direction of their dreams.  The trailer is jam packed with wisdom like, “No one in New York uses pens any more, everyone just vapes each other now.” We missed ya, Kimmy.  […]

Stunning drone footage captures rare video of blue whales feeding

Stunning drone footage captures rare video of blue whales feeding

One small flight for drones has the potential to be one giant step for science … just ask researchers at Oregon State University. A group of scientists at the university recently captured rare footage of blue whales feeding in the Southern Ocean off New Zealand via drone. The stunning footage, narrated by Leigh G. Torres, […]

Graffiti your heart out without fear of arrest with this VR hack

Graffiti your heart out without fear of arrest with this VR hack

Love the art crime cool of graffiti writing but hate the pesky getting arrested thing? We have a solution: virtual reality graffiti, complete with a spray can you can wield with none of the messy aerosol paint drips or lung-scarring fumes.  A group of developers called Master of Shapes took HTC Vive‘s new experimental VR […]

The dual camera on the Galaxy Note 8 will be better than the iPhone's, says analyst

The dual camera on the Galaxy Note 8 will be better than the iPhone's, says analyst

Samsung wants to up your selfie game. Two new investor notes from reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI give new insight into Samsung‘s 2017 performance, 9to5Google reports. Kuo predicts that the Galaxy Note 8, to release later this year, will be the company’s first dual-camera smartphone. The adoption of the dual camera will be the […]

Neil deGrasse Tyson defends science in a raw and powerful new video

Neil deGrasse Tyson defends science in a raw and powerful new video

Scientific discovery has transformed the world, bringing us life-saving medicine, globe-trotting transportation, and the powerful, tiny computer you’re using to read this story.  Yet today in the United States, science is increasingly under threat, the famed astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson warns in a powerful new video. “People have lost the ability to […]

Grab your koopa shells, Nintendo is reportedly releasing a mini SNES

Grab your koopa shells, Nintendo is reportedly releasing a mini SNES

UPDATE (11:45 a.m. ET): Updated with statement from Nintendo Nintendo knows how much you love obsessing over objects of your youth and that you will drive yourself crazy trying to find them. It sent us all into a tizzy last Christmas by bringing back the legendary NES, the retro system featuring 30 games from the […]