2020 won't stop, and I'm exhausted. Maybe I should have known this year would be cursed when the New Year's Eve party I attended missed the countdown to midnight by three minutes — the year has been a downward spiral ever since. On the personal front, my cat died on my 24th birthday,
We recently had the chance to talk with internet rock star and former code monkey Jonathan Coulton. We asked him a number of your questions and a few of our own about music, technology, and copyright issues. Read below to see what he had to say. Read more of this story at Slashdot.
Want to do the stuff you read about us doing? There's a practical approach to learning any new sport, one which breaks down the barriers, reduces risk and speeds the learning curve. It's what we do, and it should work for you too.Read more...
You've probably heard of online dating. You may even have a few friends that do it. But, despite your curiosity, you haven't been able to convince yourself to actually try it out. We're here to answer some of your burning questions.Read more...
Video games have a blackness problem. This has been a known thing for a while, and we do talk about it from time to time. But I'd like to keep talking about it.Read more...
Two weeks ago, we rode big, heavy adventure bikes off-road through some of the remotest portions of British Columbia. It was a challenge, sure, and it was pretty, of course, but it was also one of those rare adventures that meant something special. Here's why.Read more...
So you want a laptop that turns into a tablet. No kidding! Plenty of people are jazzed by the idea of having a slate for sharing, plus a solid keyboard for typing. And the new Asus T300 Chi sure looks like a great pick:
There's nothing quite like the Alienware Alpha. For just $500, it's a competent Windows gaming PC . But it should have been the flagship Steam Machine. The Alpha was designed to be a Linux game console with a gamepad good enough to replace a mouse and keyboard.
Early this year when Google first announced Android Wear, it teased us with the Moto 360. It was by far the best-looking smartwatch we'd ever seen. Many months later it's here at last . It's the best Android Wear device yet, but with the Apple Watch looming on the horizon,
Last year, we headed to Shepperton Studios to watch James Gunn film Marvel's first real space adventure, Guardians of the Galaxy. And we did not expect to get quite as excited as we did. Here's what we saw, and why it's good for our new batch of space scoundrels. Read more...
The BMW i8 is the most significant and forward thinking car on the road today. This is BMW's vision of the future, and, for once, the future is no longer doom and gloom. The future is a positive, thrilling place. A place that we want to be. Don't be scared, gearheads, we're going to be ok.Read more.
So you bought an Instant Pot — now what?The super trendy, ten-in-one device appeared to have it all, even a yogurt maker. You swore off Uber Eats and promised to start actually cooking dinner at home.
Dendra Systems is using technology to speed up reforestation. It's a data-driven effort, using AI to map and identify the conditions of the ecosystem. Drones are then used to reseed the land. Read more...More about Drones, Ai, Ecosystem, Deforestation, and Biodiversity
Billy Porter has a truly impressive way with words.Following Amy Coney Barrett's official confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, James Corden asked the Late Late Show guest to share his thoughts,
Chrissy Teigen has written a moving Medium post about the death of her third child she was expecting with John Legend. In the post simply titled "Hi.", Teigen begins by stating she "had no idea when I would be ready to write this.
It's been less than six weeks since U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away, but the Republicans have already confirmed Amy Coney Barrett as her replacement.During Tuesday night's edition of The Daily Show,
In Tales of the Early Internet, Mashable explores online life through 2007 — back before social media and the smartphone changed everything.Had it happened in later years, there's a good chance Ghyslain Raza would never have become Star Wars kid. If like today's ninth-graders,
Late October is certainly premature for Christmas festivities (unless you are a department store), but Netflix's first holiday movie of 2020, Holidate, is evergreen.Written by Tiffany Paulsen and directed by John Whitesell,
You're a squirrel. You're out in the forest doing your nut-gathering thing when suddenly one of those big, fur-less squirrels that walk on two legs kneels down and extends a paw filled with your favorite nut. So you rush over and start helping yourself until, without warning, you just freeze.
After Hurricane Laura hit land in the southern United States in late August and devastated the Louisiana coast, the storm surges and rainfall it brought along flooded the region.That flooded environment was an ideal breeding ground for some types of mosquitoes,
As anyone who tried to pre-order a PlayStation 5 surely knows by now: It was a bit of a mess.Sony revealed on Wednesday that its upcoming next-generation gaming console will hit stores on Nov. 12. It was a fine presentation,
Hugh Pickens DOT Com (2995471) writes "There have been many explanations for the zebra's impressive stripes including Darwin who thought that the stripes help males and females make sensible choices about whom they mate with.
WASHINGTON — The Secret Service is boosting security outside the White House following an embarrassing security breach in which an intruder with a knife scaled the White House fence, dashed across the lawn and made it all the way inside before agents managed to stop him.
This Earth video created by James Tyrwhitt-Drake using footage from the Elektro-L weather satellite —a Russian satellite that takes one 121 megapixel image of Earth every 30 minutes—is the highest resolution video of our home planet ever created. Watch it in all its 4K glory here.Read more...
在 2014 年推出的眾多手機之中，HUAWEI 的 Ascend Mate 7 可說是其中一部性價比極高的手機之一，而且普遍都獲得用戶的高度評價。
Car-hailing apps Uber and Ola have received a new warning from the New Delhi transport authorities, ordering both to stop operations until their applications for taxi licenses have finished processing. Read More
Zipcar looks like it is boosting the enterprise side of its car sharing business after it acquired Local Motion, a five-year old fleet management startup, in an undisclosed deal. Read More