Not just a brilliant scientist, Stephen Hawking was a pop culture juggernaut

Stephen Hawking got plenty right about the universe, and that even extended to his thoughts on pop culture."The Simpsons is the best thing on American television," the late astrophysicist said on BBC's The Culture Show, reflecting on his appearance on the hit animated series back in 1999.SEE ALSO:

The 10 best gifts for new and old 'Doctor Who' fans

Doctor Who fans are especially hard to shop for.Like many franchises, Doctor Who has a plethora of official and unofficial material that directly relates to the show — Blu-rays, comics, books, audio adventures, and more — but in the case of Doctor Who, there's just so much of it.

Facial recognition tech spreads to car rentals

Why take out your wallet and photo ID if a camera and software program can scan your face, verify your identity, and send you on your way in 30 seconds?That's what Hertz rental cars is asking with its new partnership with Clear,

102-year-old woman may just be the oldest skydiver ever

This badass lady didn't let her age stand in the way of a thrill. Irene O'Shea became what seems to be the oldest person to skydive at 102 years old and 194 days. The previous oldest skydiver, according to news reports, was Kenneth Meyer, who landed a jump in 2017 at 102 years and 172 days. 

Facebook is still trying to find new places to put ads

It might seem like there's already tons of ads on Facebook, but the company is still searching for new places to put more of them. The latest method that's materializing is in search results, where Facebook is now experimenting with ads, the company confirmed. SEE ALSO:

Cosmonauts brought a knife to a spacewalk

Let's be honest, spacewalks, as a whole, can be pretty boring to watch. Yes, it's one of the most dangerous things an astronaut or cosmonaut can do in space: floating out into the void with just a relatively thin spacesuit to protect them.But at the end of the day,

Puma is reissuing a 1986 fitness-tracking 'smart shoe'

The nostalgia carousel keeps going round and round, and brands have happily hopped on for the ride.Puma announced Monday that it would reissue a little-known shoe with a technical twist from 1986: the RS-Computer Shoe. The shoe, then and now,

At the Google hearing, Congress proves they still have no idea how the internet works

Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s long-awaited Congressional hearing took place on Tuesday.Pichai testified before Congress on Google+ data breaches, the controversial Chinese-censorship friendly search product, and perceived anti-conservative bias. But,

The world reacts to the death of the much-loved Stephen Hawking

It may be a cliché to describe someone as an inspiration, but there is no title more befitting for the late Stephen Hawking.The British theoretical physicist died early Wednesday morning aged 76, after a lifetime awing scientists and the public alike with his brilliance, wit,

Stephen Hawking, beloved author of 'A Brief History of Time,' dies at 76

Stephen Hawking, the most famous theoretical physicist since Albert Einstein, died on Tuesday at the age of 76.The beloved scientist was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a motor-neuron disease, when he was only 21 years old. Despite the condition,

Bali will shut off mobile internet for a religious holiday

Each year, the entire island of Bali in Indonesia goes completely quiet for Nyepi, otherwise known as the "Day of Slience."The island's only airport is shut, as people keep off beaches and streets, keeping lights and noise to a minimum on a day intended for self-reflection.SEE ALSO:

Moto 360 Reviews Arrive

An anonymous reader writes: Reviews for the Moto 360 smartwatch have started to roll in. David Pierce at The Verge praises the design: the circular display is framed by an unadorned, stainless steel shell, and fastened to your wrist with a simple leather strap. At the same time,

The top 10 slow motion movie scenes of all time

Among other reasons like the guy always getting the girl and that explosions look cool and never seem to kill anyone, awesome slow motion shots are why movies are so much cooler than real life. CineFix shows us what it thinks the best 10 slow motion sequences of all time are in the list below.

3D football photos you can touch: Lytro at the NFC championship

Some of the most beautiful and iconic imagery of all time has come from sports photography. Timing, knowledge, skill and luck all play large parts in a photographer being able to capture an important moment in any sport.

Treyarch hopes to revitalize 'Call of Duty' stories using war with friends

In Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Treyarch is retracing its steps.Way back in 2008, when YouTube, Facebook and, really, the very notion of social media were still in their toddler stages,


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Xbox One S 到底做了哪些改进?读此一篇心中了然

毫无意外的,作出改进的  Xbox One 在 E3 2016 展前发布会上公布了。 但是随之而来的问题就是,Xbox One S 到底值不值得买? (腾讯视频) 好在距离 Xbox One S 国行销售还有一段时间,因为 Xbox 中国区总裁谢恩伟在接受采访时透露,中国版 Xbox One S 计划在年底与玩家见面。 所以在 Xbox One S 发售前,爱范儿(公众号:ifanr)收集了一些改进信息,并且整理总结出了以下可以作为购买参考项的内容。 外观 要说 Xbox One S 最明显的改进,那非外观莫属。

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