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A Bruce Lee biopic is being developed by his family

Bruce Lee is widely considered to be one of the greatest martial artists who ever lived, and he is revered for his contributions to film and culture. However, much of who he was beyond his writing...

Cotton Candy Oreos are coming

This year's already seen the release of the Red Velvet Oreo, and seen compelling evidence that a s'mores version will be coming soon. But it looks like those won't be the only special flavors...

22 quotes that take you inside Albert Einstein's revolutionary mind

Back in 1904, a 25-year-old Albert Einstein would spend his afternoons pushing a stroller. You could find him "wheeling a baby carriage on the streets of Bern, Switzerland, halting now and then,...

Leonard Nimoy's final tweet is beautiful, and it broke my heart

My dad was and is a huge Star Trek nerd, and when I was a kid he'd excitedly show me episodes of the original series in syndication. It was a show that he watched in college, he'd say, explaining...

Leonard Nimoy of Star Trek dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, the actor known for playing Spock on Star Trek, died today at age 83, according to The New York Times. He's reported to have died in his home of end-stage chronic obstructive...

FCC approves net neutrality rules, reclassifies broadband as a utility

It's a good day for proponents of an open internet: the Federal Communications Commission just approved its long-awaited network neutrality plan, which reclassifies broadband internet as a Title II...

Facebook adds new tools for suicide prevention

Facebook has added new tools to assist users who express suicidal thoughts. In a blog post, Facebook announced it has worked with mental health organizations including the National Suicide...

This could be the best-looking Android Wear smartwatch yet

It looks like Huawei is taking smartwatches very seriously. And it must be said, the company has made a very attractive looking smartwatch. As spotted by Droid Life, Two official promo videos for...

This dress color war is the perfect way to end a wonderful day on the internet

Truth is subjective. One plus one equals three, the sky is green and the grass is blue, there are five lights. The dress is white and gold. The dress is blue and black. The dress in question was...

Marijuana is much safer than alcohol or tobacco, according to a new study

Marijuana is roughly 114 times less deadly than alcohol, according to recent findings published in the journal Scientific Reports. Of the seven drugs included in the study, alcohol was the...

FCC votes to protect the internet with Title II regulation

Net neutrality has won at the FCC. In a 3-to-2 vote, the Federal Communications Commission today established a new Open Internet Order that implements strict net neutrality rules, including...

Bill Gates on The Verge: Can we eradicate some of the world's worst diseases by 2030?

The parasitic worms that cause river blindness give birth to 1,600 larvae each day. I ve heard people say that they feel this buzzing under the skin; they feel the little larvae under the skin and...

Here's what you'd get if Michael Bay made a gritty Power Rangers movie

Remember how Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers starred a cast of plucky "teenagers with attitude" pulled into a zany war with a space witch and an evil emperor with no skin? What if you took that core...

Power Rangers short makers cut deal to put film back online

The gritty Power/Rangers short film viewed by millions earlier this week is back on YouTube and Vimeo. According to Deadline, the film's creators have struck a deal with Saban, which owns the...

Warner Bros. reportedly developing an Adventure Time movie

The adventures of Jake the Dog and Finn the Human might be coming to theaters. Deadline reports that Warner Bros. and Cartoon Network Studios are in the process of developing a film version of...

Google's augmented reality game 'Ingress' comes to Android Wear

Remember Ingress, the Google-developed project that entices you to get outside with the promise of some light gaming? On top of iOS and Android, it'll soon work on Android Wear, meaning you can...

Audi will build you a Tesla-beating electric R8 supercar, but only on request

Audi will announce its second-generation R8 supercar at the Geneva Motor Show next week (we'll be there!), which will be available in a couple flavors of V10 engine producing anywhere from 540 to...

Apple Watch event announced for March 9th

Apple has just announced its highly anticipated Apple Watch event; it's happening on March 9th. The company today invited media to a gathering taking place at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Arts...

The real FBI just gave a shout out to Parks and Recreation's fake FBI agent

Less than 24 hours after Parks and Recreation said goodbye, the @FBI a sometimes sassy Twitter extension of an otherwise ominous government bureau proceeded to backhand compliment one of the show's...

'Star Trek' star Leonard Nimoy passes away at 83

The Star Trek and sci-fi world at large suffered a great loss today, as Leonard Nimoy has passed away at the age of 83. Best known for his role as Spock in the TV and movie series, he had been...

Facebook rolls out new tools to help prevent suicides

With over a billion users, Facebook plays an important role in keeping people connected. It serves as a place to share good news, but also provides a platform for users to request support from...

Google will begin ranking mobile-friendly sites higher starting April 21

Big changes to Google s search algorithms are coming: beginning April 21, the company will increase the ranking of sites that are mobile-friendly and surface app results much higher. The company...

Taco Bell and Cap'n Crunch are making horrifying milk-filled donuts together

Taco Bell just announced its newest co-branded menu item, and the result is truly nuts. The fast food taco slinger and Cap'n Crunch are shoving their collective calorie-filled parts together and...

FCC votes for net neutrality, a ban on paid fast lanes, and Title II

The Federal Communications Commission today voted to enforce net neutrality rules that prevent Internet providers including cellular carriers from blocking or throttling traffic or giving priority...

Happy net neutrality day! Here are some llamas and a dress

Where were you the day the internet was freed from ISP tyranny? Apparently, you were either watching two llamas on the lam or tweeting that a clearly black and blue dress was actually gold and...

House of Cards season 3 is now on Netflix and we're live blogging all night!

Netflix's flagship original series is back. After (briefly) appearing a couple weeks early, the third season of House of Cards is now officially available. That's 13 new episodes of the political...

Harrison Ford will return in 'Blade Runner' sequel

Need more good news after today's net neutrality ruling? Deadline and Variety report it has been confirmed that Harrison Ford will return to the role of Rick Deckard in the Blade Runner sequel...

The first full-scale Hyperloop test track may launch in California next year

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has secured land for the first full-scale Hyperloop, planned for a 2016 launch in the California model town of Quay Valley. Building off Elon Musk's freely...

Star Trek Online game developers are building a digital memorial to Leonard Nimoy

Everyone's finding a way to honor Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy, who died on Friday at the age of 83. Star Trek Online developer Cryptic Studios has announced that it is building a permanent memorial...

The Harry Potter larp organizers want to buy their own castle

In November of 2014, 180 part-time witches and wizards descended on a Polish castle for a weekend of live-action role-playing. Dropped into the universe of Harry Potter, they made friends and...

Catwoman is officially bisexual

After decades of hints and rumors, the original Catwoman, Selina Kyle, finally came out of the closet as bisexual this week. In Catwoman #39, Selina is the head of Gotham's Calabrese crime family,...

HTC One M9 hands-on video leaks onto the internet

HTC's new flagship, the One M9, will be anything but a surprise when it is announced tomorrow at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. After a number of major leaks, a hands-on video of the new...

This is the Vulcan, Aston Martin's craziest car ever

Aston Martin's new Vulcan is aptly named. Like the Roman god it borrows its name from, the British car maker's new, limited edition supercar is, well, blazing hot. Oh, and it shoots flames out of...

Telsa Model S has a hidden James Bond mode

It s not enough that Tesla s Model S is the world s best car, two years running it s also the coolest. A newly discovered easter egg lets you turn your e-car into a Lotus Esprit S1 submersible....

FCC Passes Strict Net Neutrality Regulations On 3-2 Vote

As expected, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) passed new net neutrality regulations today on a vote of 3-2, with the Commission's two Democratic appointees joining Chairman Tom Wheeler...

These astronauts just dressed like Jedi for their official portrait

A not-so long time from now in a planetary orbit not far away, a team of astronauts will head to the International Space Station. NASA just revealed the official poster for Expedition 45 and it is...

FCC overturns state laws that protect ISPs from local competition

The Federal Communications Commission today voted to preempt state laws in North Carolina and Tennessee that prevent municipal broadband providers from expanding outside their territories. The...

This is the first image of Jason Momoa as Aquaman

Aquaman has bulked up since the DC Comics superhero first started roaming the seas. Zack Snyder, who is directing the upcoming Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, tweeted the first image of Jason...

'House of Cards' season three is now available on Netflix

It's been too long since we had lovable psychopath Frank Underwood in our lives, which is why it's so good to see him back on Netflix. The third season of House of Cards is now available on the...

Amazon wants to fit trucks with 3D printers to speed up deliveries

Amazon has been experimenting with new shipping methods lately, but one day soon it might not have to worry about sending items at all, and use 3D printers to produce them on the curbs outside...

Would you prefer a thinner phone or better battery life?

Despite a number of exciting (and novel) announcements related to battery technology, the sad fact is that our smartphones still need to be frequently charged. One thing that hasn't helped in...

New 'Final Fantasy' game is a retro mash-up, coming to US smartphones soon

Are you ready to get those nostalgic Final Fantasy memories rattled back to life? Well, grab your rose-tinted glasses, because Final Fantasy: Record Keeper, coming to the US on iOS and Android in...

The all-female Ghostbusters film is inspired by The Walking Dead

Paul Feig's upcoming Ghostbusters reboot is definitely going to be scarier than the originals. During an interview on AMC's Talking Dead on Sunday, the Bridesmaids director admitted that he felt...

PhotoMath Brings Its Awesome Math Equation Solving App To Android

PhotoMath is a nifty little app. You point your phone camera at a math equation, and it will give you the answer and show you all the steps to solve this particular equation. Following its huge...

Watch the live performance of Everything Is Awesome at the Oscars

In the most rousing moment of the entire night so far, Tegan and Sara and the Lonely Island graced the stage at the Oscars to perform "Everything Is Awesome" from The Lego Movie. There were...

The six original Star Wars films will be retold in a Lego TV mini series

A new animated series for Disney XD will reimagine all six original Star Wars movies in Lego form. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales will hit the same plot points as...

FedEx and UPS refuse to ship machine that makes 'ghost guns'

Two of America's largest courier services are refusing to ship a digital milling machine sold by firearms advocacy group Defense Distributed. The non-profit, best known for creating the world's...

Seattle's police department has a YouTube channel for its body camera footage

At the end of last year, the Obama administration pledged $263 million dollars in federal funding for police training and body cameras. Since then, cities around the country, from New York to LA,...

Vertical farm can make 44,000 pounds of tomatoes on the side of a parking lot

The Wyoming town of Jackson Hole gets long and bitter winters. One mile above sea level in a landlocked state, months of heavy snow leave the town unable to grow much of its own produce, forcing it...

This Android keyboard for Excel makes me feel really good about Microsoft

Here's the thing about Microsoft: it's cool again. It's not just that in one year CEO Satya Nadella has managed to reinvigorate the company with a new sense of urgency and openness. It's not just...

This is the Samsung Galaxy S6

Our best look yet at Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, comes courtesy of T-Mobile. CEO John Legere just tweeted out news confirming that the Uncarrier will be offering Samsung's...

Watch Sesame Street's near-perfect House of Cards parody

Sesame Street, which lives to put its own spin on pop culture (e.g. Birdman) as it wholly embraces technology, has released an aptly timed parody of Netflix's House of Cards. As it turns out, the...

The first poster for Game of Thrones season 5 is truly epic

All you need to know to understand this poster is that Tyrion will figure prominently in season 5 we've already seen plenty to suggest that he'll treat with Daenerys well ahead of where the books...

Google now lets you upload 50,000 songs to the cloud for free

Google's taking a big step out in front of its music streaming competitors today. The company has just announced that effective immediately, you'll be able to upload up to 50,000 songs from your...

Verizon issues furious response to FCC, in morse code, dated 1934

Verizon is just so mad at the Federal Communications Commission today that a normal press release wouldn't do. After all, Verizon issues so many press releases denouncing the FCC for trying to...

District 9 director Neill Blomkamp is helming a new Alien movie after all

District 9 and Elysium director Neill Blomkamp drew attention last month when he posted a series of concept art images from a new Alien movie he was working on without authorization from any...

Why Tesla's battery for your home should terrify utilities

Earlier this week, during a disappointing Tesla earnings call, Elon Musk mentioned in passing that he d be producing a stationary battery for powering the home in the next few months. It sounded...

Piggybacking robot feeds you tomatoes while you run

We might have a new winner for the "world's silliest wearable" award. Japanese juice vendor Kagome has teamed up with the mechanical artists at Maywa Denki to build Petit-Tomatan, a piggybacking...

Fox News is confused about net neutrality, knows it hates Obama

One of the interesting things about the net neutrality debate is how resistant it's been to traditional left-right politics turns out everyone hates their cable company. The millions of people...

Here are the renderings of Google's futuristic new headquarters

Google just revealed a wild proposal for remaking its main office space in Mountain View, California rather than simply build more modern office buildings, Google is seeking to build some giant...

Live: the internet is going bananas for this llama chase

This is just a very normal video of police rounding up some stray llamas. Or trying to, anyway it turns out the llamas just want to run free. To feel the wind in their fur. The police and...

IKEA will start selling wireless charging lamps and tables

After lots of perseverance from smartphone makers, wireless charging is finally starting to make an impact. Many big name phones now support the technology and companies like Starbucks are helping...

FCC overrules state laws to help cities build out municipal broadband

Before it tackles net neutrality, the FCC is setting a major precedent for municipal broadband: it's just voted to preempt state laws that were preventing two cities from building out their own...

How to stop checking your phone like an addict

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Galaxy S6 Edge and Galaxy S6 appear side-by-side in latest leak

We got a good look at what appears to be Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone this morning. Now new images have leaked that appear to show its sibling, the Galaxy S6 Edge, featuring a curved...

Tesla co-founder says it's electric trucks, not electric cars, that matter

Electric cars may help save the environment, but when it comes to saving money, electric trucks are where it's at. At least, that's the proposition from Ian Wright, one of the five original...

Lenovo PCs ship with man-in-the-middle adware that breaks HTTPS connections

Lenovo is selling computers that come preinstalled with adware that hijacks encrypted Web sessions and may make users vulnerable to HTTPS man-in-the-middle attacks that are trivial for attackers to...

Watch a blind man use a bionic eye to see his wife for the first time in a decade

The Guardian has posted a video that will melt your heart into an mushy stew. According to the short, a blind man has the ability to see his wife after 10 years. Allen Zderared, now in his late...

Gritty Power Rangers short pulled from YouTube, producer calls it 'infringement on freedom...

The dark and violent Power/Rangers short film watched by millions was pulled from YouTube yesterday in response to a copyright claim from a subsidiary of Saban, which owns the rights to Power...

Stephen Hawking is now an astrophotographer, too

Stephen Hawking is widely thought to be the smartest person alive, and he has one hell of a resume to back that up: he's an author, a professor, an expert on black holes. He's even had a feature...

Join us 3AM ET Friday as we liveblog all of House of Cards season 3

Last year, we stayed up all night and watched House of Cards' second season in its entirety from the moment it first became available, at 3:01AM ET. The resulting liveblog became an...

NASA satellite image shows the frozen wasteland that currently is the United States

If you're reading this from anywhere in the United States right now, there's a pretty good chance it's cold outside. We're in the middle of a massive freeze that could last until March, the breadth...

Watch Neil Patrick Harris open the Oscars with song, dance, and Anna Kendrick

With a host like Neil Patrick Harris, how could you not open the Academy Awards with a musical number? After just one monologue joke about the lack of diversity "Tonight we honor the best and...

Lenovo's website hacked, apparently by Lizard Squad

Lenovo's no good, very bad week of security may be getting worse -- Lenovo.com appears to have been hacked, likely in response to the Superfish scandal. This afternoon some visitors trying to...

Google advises towns that want Fiber to update outdated practices

Want Google to bring its Gigabit internet service to your area? You'll have to convince your town to follow Selena Gomez's sage advice: If you want it, come and get it. Speaking at a Washington DC...

The next season of American Horror Story will star Lady Gaga

Like Picasso and Monet before her, Stefani Germanotta has established herself as an artist of serial obsessions. There was the pop phase, the art phase, the ARTPOP phase, the jazz with BFF Tony...

Waffle House becomes an unlikely competitor to FedEx and UPS

Waffle House wants in on the sharing economy. The US diner chain today announced a partnership with Roadie, a startup that aims to become the "Uber of package delivery." The app, which launched...

Big Hero 6 wins Oscar for Best Animated Feature

Even though fans might still lament The Lego Movie being snubbed for the Best Animated Feature award, Marvel and Disney did happily manage to take home the award for the perfectly enjoyable...

Samsung builds the Galaxy S6 hype by poking fun at it

For a company on the brink of its most important product launch ever, Samsung appears to be uncommonly relaxed about the whole thing. A new Is This The Next? website from Samsung's Norwegian team...

Apple Sends Out Invites For March 9 Event, Likely For Apple Watch

Apple has issued invites for a new media event on March 9, with the tagline "Spring Forward," which likely refers to time, hence the Apple Watch is a good guess for the star of the show. The event...

Sex Box: A television show where people have sex in a box

If we could actually be in your bedroom and help you with this, we would, says Dr. Chris Donaghue. The tattooed, slick-haired sex therapist stares past the camera with a knowing smirk about what...

VLC returns to iOS and launches on Windows Phone, Windows RT, and Android TV

VLC is having a big day. The app, which is essentially the Swiss Army knife of video players, is returning to the iPhone and iPad following a long absence after the release of iOS 8. It's also...

Robear is a robot bear that can care for the elderly

It's 2024. An older Japanese gentleman wants to watch the International Space Station's closing ceremony, but he can't get out of bed. No problem! All he has to do is call Robear to help him get...

Google unveils plans for a glass utopia in Mountain View

Earlier this week, The New York Times reported that Google was set to submit a proposal for a new campus in Mountain View next week and now we're getting our first look at that proposal, thanks to...

Settlers of Catan may be turned into a movie

Board games typically have little to no actual story, and when it comes to German-style boardgames, they rarely even have exciting themes. Which is why it's surprising, wonderful, and a little...

The man who ran a revenge porn website is asking Google to remove his own private photos

The former operator of a revenge porn website banned by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has invoked copyright law in an attempt to remove "unauthorized photos" of himself from the internet....

Google now converts Flash ads to HTML5 automatically

Google is about to make Web ads a little less annoying. Starting today, the company will automatically convert Flash campaigns to HTML5. Campaigns will automatically be swithcd over to HTML5 when...

Samsung wants to put 128GB of fast storage in your next phone

It's no longer hard to get a hefty 128GB of storage in a smartphone, but that doesn't mean you'll enjoy it. What's the point of all that extra space if your phone chugs handling huge games and 4K...

Huawei ad mistakenly reveals new Android Wear smartwatch

It looks like Huawei has let the cat out of the bag with an advertisement placed at Barcelona's El Prat airport. The ad, first spotted by Android Central, makes it all but certain that the Chinese...

Hands-on with the fastest LTE network in Europe: 400Mbps down, 45Mbps up

LONDON Today, I got to play around with Europe's (and probably the world's) fastest LTE network: when I opened up Speedtest.net, depending on how many people were standing in the room, my download...

4 strategies for remembering everything you learn

If you're going to learn anything, you need two kinds of prior knowledge: knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming knowledge about how learning actually works The bad...

This Swedish power plant will warm hearts with rainbows

This is the latest example we've seen of Northern Europe acting like its living 15 years in the future: a gorgeous biomass power plant encased in a rainbow-colored geodesic dome. The project was...

Apple's new multicultural emoji are (almost) here

Earlier this month, Apple began seeding OS X 10.10.3 to developers and rolling out an iOS 8.3 beta with the promise of updated, multicultural emoji. But we didn't know what those new emoji would...

Watch John Legend and Common perform Best Original Song Glory on the Oscars

After a performance that brought the audience its feet and left some in tears, "Glory," the soaring track from Selma performed by John Legend and Common, earned the Academy Award for Best Original...

Christina Aguilera's pop star impressions are surprisingly awesome

Jimmy Fallon is very well known for his musical impressions; his Neil Young is out of this world. So, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the deck was stacked against Christina Aguilera when Fallon...

Leading climate change denier was paid by energy companies

Wei-Hock Soon, a leading climate change denier whose work has fortified right-wing political arguments for years, was paid more than $1.2 million by energy companies, The New York Times reports....

Net neutrality order could get last-minute change on peering disputes

A Democrat on the Federal Communications Commission reportedly objects to a portion of the FCC's net neutrality order, potentially paving the way for a last-minute change to preserve the Democratic...

These are Apple's new, diverse emoji

Apple has today delivered a new beta of OS X to developers that comes with a major new feature: diverse emoji. A tipster sent in these screenshots of the new emoji palette found in OS X 10.10.3....

Five miles of Hyperloop test track will be built in California

If you were worried that Hyperloop was nothing more than a fantasy, you might be happy to learn that some companies are taking the idea very seriously. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of...

Microsoft obsesses over giant displays and super thin tablets in future vision video

Microsoft is back with another vision of the future. If you ve followed the software maker s previous future videos then not much has changed. Microsoft is still obsessed with big screens and that...

President Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline

Nearly two weeks after Congress approved the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, President Obama has officially vetoed the bill calling for its construction, stating that the project is not in the...

Google pours $300 million into SolarCity

Google is investing $300 million in SolarCity to finance around 25,000 residential solar projects, the solar energy company announced today. SolarCity is the top residential solar system company in...