NEWS

  • Twitter Verified Accounts: Now Available to General Public

    Twitter Verified Accounts: Now Available to General Public

    It’s the end of an era: Twitter‘s famous blue check mark, the universal symbol of “that guy on Twitter is really that guy,” is now available to the general populace, and not just to famous celebrities and notable figures through a process that few understood. Twitter verified accounts, the official name for accounts blessed with […]

  • ‘Fan-O-Rama': Live-Action ‘Futurama’ Fan Film Gets Trailer

    ‘Fan-O-Rama': Live-Action ‘Futurama’ Fan Film Gets Trailer

    If you were ever watching the animated cult favorite Futurama and dreamed of a creepily faithful live-action adaptation, you are in fact the exact target audience for a Futurama fan film. And just such a fan film has indeed been produced, entitled Fan-O-Rama, and you can now watch a trailer for it. The trailer for […]

  • Propel x ‘Star Wars’ Battling Quadcopters

    Propel x ‘Star Wars’ Battling Quadcopters

    Realistically, none of us will ever be able to sit at the controls of the Millennium Falcon, or an X-Wing, or any of the other iconic flying contraptions of the Star Wars universe. The closest we might come is to do it in a video game and/or virtual reality context, but the Propel x Star Wars battling quadcopters offer another, more […]

  • Top-Tweeted Emojis by Country Released by Twitter

    Top-Tweeted Emojis by Country Released by Twitter

    How much can you tell about a person from which emoji they use the most? You might get a slight glimpse into their personality, one that fits into what you know about them as a whole, but if they’re a stranger I don’t know if you can tell too much. However, when you expand that to […]

  • Mercedes-Benz Future Bus (Video)

    Mercedes-Benz Future Bus (Video)

    Thinking about the future can be pretty stressful these days. But Mercedes-Benz recently unveiled a concept that makes riding the bus—a tedious if necessary proposition for many in the year 2016—seem cool and exciting. It’s the Mercedes-Benz Future Bus, a bus produced in conjunction with auto brand Daimler that requires no human driver. Instead, the […]

  • Flixtape: Netflix Introduces New Custom Playlist Feature

    Flixtape: Netflix Introduces New Custom Playlist Feature

    The mixtape in its original pre-internet form is an extremely important, if endangered, mode of personal expression, allowing you to take the music that has moved you emotionally and share it with another special person in the hopes that it will move them as well. Doing this with TV episodes and movies lacks a certain […]

  • M-5000 Envirofit Rocket Stove

    M-5000 Envirofit Rocket Stove

    If you want to get some grilling done this summer but you’re not crazy about the standard portable grill (or even your own indoor stove), the M-5000 Envirofit Rocket Stove is intended as an environmentally friendly alternative that may suit your grilling needs perfectly. The M-5000 Envirofit Rocket Stove’s killer app is its “patented metal […]

  • ‘Kickboxer: Vengeance': The Saga Continues With New Trailer (Video)

    ‘Kickboxer: Vengeance': The Saga Continues With New Trailer (Video)

    One of the cornerstones of Jean-Claude Van Damme‘s filmography is Kickboxer, which contributed to his global stardom back in 1989 and spawned several sequels. Now, it’s also getting a reboot that nevertheless also stars Jean-Claude Van Damme (but playing a different character), entitled Kickboxer: Vengeance. A trailer for Kickboxer: Vengeance is now on the internet, […]