Beloved British pub chain quits social media, tells customers to get their news the old-school way

In the era of brands competing for attention and affection on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, one British company has done the unthinkable—it's quitting social media completely. SEE ALSO: I'd love to delete Facebook,

The best trailers from Comic Con 2018

If you weren't at San Diego Comic Con this weekend (and probably if you were), you were likely super jazzed about the sheer amount of TV and film trailers scheduled to drop over the weekend. In a year without a big Marvel or Game of Thrones presence,

'The Crimes of Grindelwald' looks like it's all about Dumbledore

The title may be about someone else, but the full trailer shows that The Crimes of Grindelwald is all about Albus Dumbledore. The younger version of Harry Potter's mentor (played by Jude Law) has a lot of power and baggage in the Fantastic Beasts sequel,

One ad libbed line in the first 'Iron Man' changed everything for Marvel

"I am Iron Man."Robert Downey Jr.-as-Tony Stark utters that short sentence in the waning moments of 2008's Iron Man, the movie that kicked off the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In the fictional moment,

It sure does sound like this dog is singing Britney Spears' 'Toxic'

It's been 15 years since Britney Spears' song "Toxic" hit airwaves but it continues to be one of the great earworms, with the people of the planet still humming the song's hooks to themselves often. You're probably humming it to yourself now just reading this. You're welcome.Also, you're not alone.

Flabbergasted Twitter trashes Forbes story that suggests replacing libraries with Amazon

There are bad takes, and then there's the take by Forbes contributor Panos Mourdoukoutas (who also serves as Chair of the Department of Economics at Long Island University) that local libraries should be replaced by Amazon book stores. Among the reasons Mourdoukoutas offers are:

'Guardians of the Galaxy' actors respond to Disney firing James Gunn

Guardians of the Galaxy actors have responded to Disney's decision to fire series director James Gunn on Friday. The firing came after conservative personalities online resurfaced old tweets in which Gunn joked about pedophilia and molestation.

At Comic-Con, mixed feelings on James Gunn's firing from 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3'

As the online debate rages on over Disney's decision to fire director James Gunn from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, reactions on the ground at Comic-Con have been no less mixed. Many of the attendees I spoke with seemed more uncertain than outraged – in either direction. SEE ALSO:

A politician said Patrick Stewart was in 'Star Wars' and we are not having it

Ladies and gentleman, behold that most base of creatures, the politician trying to land a pop-culture reference.SEE ALSO: Ed Helms explains the controversial Kennedy cover-up unveiled in his new film 'Chappaquiddick'UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was on the Andrew Marr Show on Sunday,

Elon Musk's new plan involves a rocket and a party balloon

Guess what: Elon Musk has a new crazy idea. This time, thankfully, it doesn't have to do anything with boring tunnels. The SpaceX CEO now wants to "bring rocket upper stage back from orbital velocity using a giant party balloon".SEE ALSO:

Five-storey blue penis mural erected on a building in Stockholm

Yet another giant penis mural has popped up. Now, there's a sentence you weren't expecting to read. SEE ALSO: Enormous mural of erect penis briefly pops up in New YorkYou might recall an enormous pink penis appeared on the side of a building in Broome St.

Job Automation and the Minimum Wage Debate

An anonymous reader writes "An article at FiveThirtyEight looks at the likelihood of various occupations being replaced by automation. It mentions President Obama's proposed increase to the federal minimum wage, saying big leaps in automation could reshape that debate. '[The wage increase] from $7.

MIT’s FingerReader Helps The Blind Read With A Swipe Of A Digit

At MIT’s Media Labs, researchers Roy Shilkrot, Jochen Huber and others are working on the “FingerReader,” a ring-like device that straps itself around your finger and reads printed text out loud with a synthesized voice, thanks to a mounted camera and heavily modified open source software.

老牌棋牌网站联众登陆资本市场:开盘即破发

国内老牌棋牌网站联众(06899-HK)今日在香港联交所主板上市,开盘即告破发,开报3.53港元,较招股价跌16.94%,成交2178万港元。联众招股价为4.25港元。截止目前,联众股票价格为3.83港元,依然较招股价下跌0.42港元,跌幅达到9.

美FCC设立20亿美元资金 为学校Wi-Fi上网买单

不久之后美国学校就可以申请专门的资金为校内Wi-Fi连接买单。美国联邦通信委员会(以下简称FCC)周五通过一项计划,将设立20亿美元的基金,用于资助接下来两年里美国学校的Wi-Fi网络发展。

Cortana picks up another update, now showcases stock prices and charts

Keeping up with its promise to provide two monthly updates to Cortana, Microsoft has updated the voice assistant service for Windows Phone. The update enables it to bring you information about the stock market.

最新 Apple TV 升级软件已开启 HomeKit 设备远程访问

未来智能家庭的中心可能就是 Apple TV,在最新的 Apple TV 测试软件中,苹果正式加入了 HomeKit 支持。苹果今天向开发者发布了 iOS 8.

Google Cloud Platform 加入支持 Docker 的容器引擎

在 Google Cloud Platform Live 会议上,刚从 Red Hat 加入 Google 的副总裁 Brian Stevens 公开了支持 Docker 的容器引擎。继 Azure 之后,Docker 又顺利拿下一城,它会成为通用标准吗?

How To Catch A Freight Train Ride To Freedom

Ever wanted to pack it all in, become a hobo and ride the rails? Dusty Blackthorn's been doing that for the last 16 years. We caught up with the American in Guatemala and asked him how. He shared his best photos too. Don't be an oog. Read more...

盖茨谈心中两大威胁:劳工替代和“优于人类的智慧”

据外媒报道,日前,微软联合创始人比尔-盖茨在参加完TED演讲后接受Re/Code采访时披露了自己心中的两大威胁。

Gogoro Reveals Its Upcoming Electric Smartscooters Will Cost From $4,100

Gogoro, the Taiwan-based startup that raised $150 million in stealth mode before unveiling its flagship electric scooter, has finally revealed how much the vehicles will cost. Read More

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