4-Minute Explainer Of The Entire Universe Of The Hobbit Is A Must Watch

J. R. R. Tolkien’s posthumous The Silmarillion describes the universe where The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings take place. It has all the secrets of Middle Earth, from individual characters to the genesis of wizards, elves, orcs, or men. This must-watch short explainer reveals its crucial elements in four minutes.


Sony Has No Current Plans To Release The Interview In Any Way

The Interview hasn’t just had its premiere canceled, Sony is putting everything about the film on ice. Variety quotes a Sony spokesperson as saying “Sony Pictures has no further release plans for the film.”


LG 40UB800T Ultra HD TV: Australian Review

If you have a gutsy gaming PC or even a next-gen console, or if you watch a lot of movies on Blu-ray, there’s a very real reason to buy a 4K TV. Native-resolution Ultra HD content looks amazing, but upscaling tech is getting good enough to make Full HD video look pretty damn good as well. But it’s not necessarily the most expensive and high-end 4K TVs that are interesting me most at the moment.


The Best Bluetooth Headphones For Every Discerning Ear

I love headphones, always have. That’s probably because for most of my life, I was hearing impaired. Headphones were the only way for me to hear music the way it was supposed to be heard — the treble, the bass and everything in between. But I don’t want to be tethered to my laptop and phone: I want to do it wirelessly.


The Top 5 Theatre Chains In North America Won't Screen The Interview

The top five theatre circuits in North America have decided to drop The Interview, the Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy about assassinating Kim Jong-Un that has been under scrutiny after hackers released a trove of Sony Pictures’ emails and files claiming to be a retaliatory North Korea.


Activists Want To Use Balloons To Airlift The Interview Into North Korea

Last year, an Atlantic article introduced us to an activist group run by a former North Korean who now uses balloons to airlift information and technology into into the tightly-controlled country. Now, its members want to use their balloons to tote in copies of The Interview, Sony’s beleaguered comedy about Kim Jong-un.


Here's Some New Game Of Thrones Season 5 Footage

HBO has very slowly teased and trickled footage from Game of Thrones season 5 with a secret website and now this new elaborate seemingly self-destructing mobile-only video teaser. Luckily, the footage — which could only play once and not be screenshotted — was leaked online and we have a few more seconds to get excited.


All Of 2014 Conan O'Brien Show In One Insane Supercut

Video: I’m a big fan of Conan O’Brien (and Andy Richter), and this supercut of his show is a great sample of their particular brand of hilarious absurd humour.


Tron Inspired Disney To Make This Psychedelic Movie About Computer Art

There was something undeniably awesome about Disney in the early 1980s. The company was expanding its theme parks in Flordia with EPCOT, a shrine to technological innovation. Meanwhile, a bunch of young kids sort of got left unattended at the studio. The result? Movies like Tron.


One Day, We Will End Up Living Inside Computers, But It May Really Suck

Consciousness uploading to a computer network at the time of death. It is a great idea. It will happen. People will be able to live forever, roam the universe, experience the unimaginable. Or perhaps it will all get ruined by corporations, as this video — which can be the plot for a Black Mirror episode — shows.