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Scorching heat from this 'artificial sun' could help fight climate change

Scorching heat from this 'artificial sun' could help fight climate change

German scientists have just switched on the world’s largest “artificial sun,” an instrument they say could be a game-changing technology in the fight against climate change. With 149 high-powered lamps, the Synlight system produces light about 10,000 times the intensity of natural sunlight on the Earth’s surface. When concentrated on a single spot, the lamps […]

A bunch of 5-star reviews of WhatsApp's Snapchat update sure look fake

A bunch of 5-star reviews of WhatsApp's Snapchat update sure look fake

Just like everything else owned by Facebook, WhatsApp is becoming more like Snapchat.  Whether that’s a good or bad thing depends on your own preferences and loyalty to the actual Snapchat. But it looked like a lot of people were thrilled by the update — until the influx of positive reviews got suspicious.  Bad ratings […]

People can't get over this photo of Republican dudes who want to cut maternity care

People can't get over this photo of Republican dudes who want to cut maternity care

Republicans like to insist the war on women is nothing more than hysterical liberal outrage.  Sure, the left uses the phrase to occasionally score political points, but sometimes Republicans make it so easy. Like when they appear to be casting aside women’s needs without a second thought or even purposely targeting rights and policies that […]

'Fixer Upper' is giving fans exactly what they wanted: A new spinoff

'Fixer Upper' is giving fans exactly what they wanted: A new spinoff

All this talk about Beauty and the Beast has taken away from the true fairytale of our time: Chip and Joanna Gaines.  HGTV’s redesign darlings have become relationship goals, family goals and house goals over and over again across four seasons of their hit show Fixer Upper. SEE ALSO: Single mom builds a house from […]

Everyone on Twitch can't stop watching this new survival shooter

Everyone on Twitch can't stop watching this new survival shooter

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is tearing up the charts on Twitch today, placing at no. 1 with over 145,000 viewers across just 20 different streamers. This may be the first time you’re hearing about Battlegrounds. The game just released on Steam Early Access and was created by the same modder who made Arma 3‘s “Battle Royale” and […]

Drawings of alleged Samsung Galaxy Note 8 design and specs leak

Drawings of alleged Samsung Galaxy Note 8 design and specs leak

Samsung is poised to finally reveal the long-awaited Galaxy S8 next week . But we’re more excited to see how Samsung will follow up the spectacular failure of last year’s Galaxy Note7 — you know, the phone that kept exploding. The only thing we’ve heard so far is that there’s new Note in development and […]

Well, what do you know: 'Power Rangers' is surprisingly OK

Well, what do you know: 'Power Rangers' is surprisingly OK

We’re all a little tapped out on ’90s nostalgia for a moment, so much so that Lionsgate’s Power Rangers reboot sneak attacked us with its spring release. The movie looks like guiltless Transformers visuals meets formative teen movie (you’ll hear one particular example referenced a lot), but how is it? From unbridled enjoyment to pure […]

Trump's latest poll: Do you like Trump? Yes or yes?

Trump's latest poll: Do you like Trump? Yes or yes?

Hey friends, it’s time for another riveting poll from President Trump’s campaign. Woo hoo! On Thursday, Trump Headquarters sent out another one of its middle school-esque email polls, but rather than solely throwing shade at the media, this poll simply inquired whether the recipients stand with President Trump.  Sounds like a simple choice, right? Well, […]

'Business and politics are inseparable' says our favorite Silicon Valley tweeter

'Business and politics are inseparable' says our favorite Silicon Valley tweeter

Box CEO Aaron Levie isn’t one to keep his mouth shut, providing often witty commentary on Twitter, at conferences and on television about Silicon Valley and the state of the industry. SEE ALSO: What CEOs are saying about the Muslim ban, and what they actually mean In the last two years, it’s been a lot […]

Uber will totally narc on teens

Uber will totally narc on teens

Kids are not to be trusted. And now, thanks to Uber for teens, they don’t have to be. The scandal-plagued ride-hail company announced Thursday a new program allowing parents to add teenagers to a “family profile,” thus allowing plucky youngsters aged 13 to 17 the ability to hail a car all by their grownup selves. […]

WikiLeaks dump shows how CIA compromised iPhones and Macs

WikiLeaks dump shows how CIA compromised iPhones and Macs

WikiLeaks’ latest document dump allegedly shows the CIA has devoted a lot of time to going after Apple products.  The leaking organization released another dose of documents on Thursday that detail “several CIA projects that infect Apple Mac firmware … developed by the CIA’s Embedded Development Branch,” according to the press release announcing the publication. […]

India's controversial biometric ID card system could become the only one

India's controversial biometric ID card system could become the only one

If you were waiting for the Indian government to slow down (or completely stop) with its push to bring Aadhaar biometric identity system into your lives, don’t hold your breath. SEE ALSO: India’s database with biometric details of its billion citizens ignites privacy debate Started as an optional program, in the recent years, the government […]

'Game of Thrones' script reveals the truth about Stannis Baratheon's fate

'Game of Thrones' script reveals the truth about Stannis Baratheon's fate

Death isn’t always permanent on Game of Thrones (just ask Jon Snow), which sometimes leads to conspiracy theories whenever a character is seemingly killed off without showing us the fatal blow onscreen. Such is the case with Stannis Baratheon (Stephen Dillane), who died at the vengeful hands of Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie) in the […]