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Using a drone during the inauguration could get you fined $1,414

Drone footage from Friday’s inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump would be pretty cool to see for a lot of folks who won’t be there. But it’s not happening, unless some drone pilot out there is willing to risk a fat fine. The nation’s capital is legally closed to drones, as the Secret Service has ever-so-gently […]

A big Antarctic ice crack is forcing scientists to evacuate research station

Scientists stationed in East Antarctica are being forced to evacuate after another big ice crack appeared near their base.  The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) said it was making a highly unusual move and closing its Halley VI Research Station during Antarctica’s winter season, which runs from March to November 2017.  Scientists will evacuate in March, […]

Brainiac is pulling superheroes’ strings in new ‘Injustice 2’ trailer

Things are stirring up in the DC universe with the latest Injustice 2 trailer revealing some of the story behind the superhero fighting game coming in March. After the world-changing events of the first Injustice game, Tuesday’s trailer gives players some nuggets to look forward to, including the introduction of the supervillain Brainiac into the […]

Teen is raising money to send girls to see ‘Hidden Figures’

Every once in a while Hollywood produces a movie so compelling that it almost becomes necessary viewing. For 13-year-old aspiring astronaut Taylor Richardson that was the case with Hidden Figures — a film that shines the spotlight on three brilliant black women at NASA who helped launch astronaut John Glenn into orbit. After having the […]

Stephen Colbert brings back ‘The Werd’ because that’s what America needs

If we’re going to make America great again, let’s bring back The Colbert Report. Or at least a part of it. The Late Show host Stephen Colbert returned to his comedy news roots on Monday by bringing back his regular Report segment “The Word.” Now rebranded as “The Werd,” the segment focuses on a singular […]

Before Belle, Emma Watson turned down the chance to be Cinderella

She’s a funny girl, that Emma Watson. Most girls would jump at the chance to portray iconic fairy tale heroine Cinderella, but the actress declined to play that particular Disney princess. In the latest issue of Total Film magazine, Watson discussed why Belle spoke to her when Cinderella didn’t. SEE ALSO: Emma Watson wows in […]

YouTube to premiere Gigi Gorgeous documentary at Sundance Film Festival

This time last year, YouTube was getting ready to promote its first ever slate of originals at Sundance Film Festival. Now, the video giant isn’t just promoting its originals in Park City, Utah, it’s premiering one of them. For the first time ever, YouTube will hold a world premiere for one of its projects — […]

Someone named Best_Korea hacked their way to the top of the ‘Street Fighter V’ leaderboard

If you didn’t know any better, it sure looks like North Korea is home to the best online Street Fighter V player in the world. A SFV player that goes by the name Best_Korea somehow manipulated the game to take the coveted first place ranking on the online leaderboard, where they have continued to sit […]

The New York Times releases its 2020 report, points to its digital shortcomings

The New York Times has changed a lot in the past 10 years, embracing digital subscriptions and growing into online video and specialty areas like cooking. It has not been enough to prepare the company for the future, according to the paper’s own 2020 report released on Tuesday. “While the past two years have been […]

Here’s what the Xbox One’s new Dashboard ‘Guide’ will look like

Microsoft teased last week that they’d be making the Xbox One’s dashboard just a little bit faster. And in a gameplay stream of Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us, we got a really quick look at it. Ten minutes into his stream on Beam, Microsoft’s head of platform engineering Mike Ybarra quickly clicked into the new […]

How to download your Vines before they’re gone forever

If you haven’t done so already, Tuesday is your last day to download your Vines before they’re gone forever. As laid out last year, Vine’s shutting down and Twitter is paring the app down to just its camera. Yes, we know, it’s sad, but what can you do? Vine’s biggest stars have moved on to […]

Here’s what we imagine the schedule for Donald Trump’s inauguration will look like

Well, it’s almost time. On January 20th, noted L.L. Bean fanatic Donald Trump will take the oath of office and be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States in the nation’s capital. It should be a really interesting time. SEE ALSO: I wrote Obama’s farewell address for him and here is the text […]

Modified Tesla Model S goes from 0-62 mph in 2.1 seconds

We already know that the Tesla Model S, especially in its most powerful, 100D iteration, can get ludicrously fast.  But it doesn’t stop there. A modified version of the fastest Model S, created for the Electric GT Championship, is even faster, reaching 0-100kmh (0-62mph) in an insane 2.1 seconds.  SEE ALSO: Tesla’s Gigafactory is officially […]