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Of course Taika Waititi cameos as a huge stone alien in 'Thor: Ragnarok'

Of course Taika Waititi cameos as a huge stone alien in 'Thor: Ragnarok'

Prince of hilarious cameos and director of all that is good and funny, Taika Waititi is at it again. He’s revealed at least one of his characters in the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok and it’s a doozy. Anyone familiar with Marvel comics will already be acquainted: It’s your boy, Korg. But not as you know him. […]

Facebook's first social VR app is cool -- but there's a problem

Facebook's first social VR app is cool — but there's a problem

Facebook just took a big step forward in its bid to make virtual reality more social. The company released Facebook Spaces at its F8 developer conference Tuesday, a new app for Oculus Rift that lets you hang out with friends in virtual reality. We took the app, which is available now in beta, for a […]

'Pretty Little Liars' boss teases 'brutal' Season 7 endgame

'Pretty Little Liars' boss teases 'brutal' Season 7 endgame

Pretty Little Liars is poised to return Tuesday (April 18) for the final time, airing its last 10 episodes as fans say goodbye to their Rosewood besties after seven action-packed seasons. But the final episodes aren’t going to be some kind of soft-focus, sentimental send-off — at least, not for a while. Showrunner Marlene King […]

Why Facebook’s AR announcement should excite iPhone fans

Why Facebook’s AR announcement should excite iPhone fans

Facebook’s big augmented reality announcements at its F8 developer’s conference in California are the clearest sign the next iPhone will have built-in AR hardware. SEE ALSO: Everything you need to know about what Facebook announced at F8 It’s true, Apple’s interest in and affinity for augmented reality is not news. Ask Apple CEO Tim Cook […]

Why Trump's latest speech is a big deal for Silicon Valley

Why Trump's latest speech is a big deal for Silicon Valley

President Donald Trump was in Wisconsin on Tuesday, but his words probably resonated most in California.  He announced a plan to overhaul an American visa program that brings tens of thousands of workers and students to the United States every year, many of whom find work in tech-related jobs in Silicon Valley. SEE ALSO: Trump […]

Justin Trudeau finally got something wrong, and it took a climate activist to call him out

Justin Trudeau finally got something wrong, and it took a climate activist to call him out

Justin Trudeau, the handsome, worldly prime minister of Canada seems to do no wrong, but when it comes to climate change, he’s a complicated figure. The prime minister boldly declared that “Canada is back” at the negotiating table for U.N. climate talks during a speech at the Paris negotiations in 2016, garnering a standing ovation.  […]

Petsmart bought Chewy.com in what's reported to be the biggest e-commerce deal ever

Petsmart bought Chewy.com in what's reported to be the biggest e-commerce deal ever

Petsmart just snapped up pet supply site Chewy.com in what’s reported to be the biggest e-commerce deal in history. The big box store paid around $3.35 billion for the online outlet, according to Recode‘s sources — slightly more than the $3.3 billion Walmart spent on Jet.com in another monster online shopping acquisition last year. The […]

Hey, hiring managers — throw that beer test out the window

Hey, hiring managers — throw that beer test out the window

Over the last few years, the notion of passing a so-called “beer test” has become a pretty popular step of the interview process for deciding which employee candidates may be the next best cultural fit for your brand.   Personally, after years of running a global recruitment firm, I have found that this test – […]

Serene underwater footage shows whale's-eye view of Antarctica

Serene underwater footage shows whale's-eye view of Antarctica

Scientists are diving deep off the coast of Antarctica to help protect whale feeding areas. But they’re not jumping into the frigid Southern Ocean themselves. Instead, a team of researchers has attached non-invasive sensors and cameras to the backs of humpback and minke whales. The project, supported by World Wildlife Fund’s Australia office, has gathered […]

Hodor considers entering politics to fight for marriage equality

Hodor considers entering politics to fight for marriage equality

Game of Thrones star Kristian Nairn is saying a lot more than “Hodor!” these days.  The Northern Ireland native, known for acting in HBO’s Game of Thrones and for his DJ sets on his “Rave of Thrones” tour, is speaking out for same-sex marriage in his country. In an interview with Northern Ireland’s Belfast Telegraph […]

Internet collectively shouts 'too soon' after Adidas' terrible marathon email

Internet collectively shouts 'too soon' after Adidas' terrible marathon email

Welcome to the club, Adidas. The company is the latest in a string of brands to find itself frantically apologizing for doing something stupid.  On Tuesday, the sportswear company had its very own SMH moment after sending out a mass email about the 121st Boston Marathon, which took place on Monday. The email in question […]

Mental health org and 'Stranger Things' star send warnings about '13 Reasons Why'

Mental health org and 'Stranger Things' star send warnings about '13 Reasons Why'

The handwringing over Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why continues, with an Australian mental health organization and fellow-Netflix cast member who plays ‘Barb’ from Stranger Things coming out with concerns about the subject matter of the show. Soon after 13 Reasons Why premiered on the streaming site on March 31, the Netflix original sparked a great deal […]

Kendrick Lamar and Don Cheadle face off in crazy video for 'DNA'

Kendrick Lamar and Don Cheadle face off in crazy video for 'DNA'

Not even a full week after the release of DAMN., Kung Fu Kenny delivers again. No, it’s not another album—but if you love Don Cheadle then this just might be better.  The actor and Kendrick Lamar battle back and forth to the ferocious song “DNA,” which appears on his latest studio album. Lamar is handcuffs […]