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I Miss the Nintendo Virtual Boy

It’s rare for a company like Nintendo to release a console that isn’t at least popular amongst its fans — even the Wii U sold over 13 million units. But the Virtual Boy was one of the company’s biggest flops, delivering a disappointing 3D experience that left gamers seeing red:…

Glickenhaus Turns Its Famous Torch Emblem Into Side Marker Lights

Side marker lamp design is one of the most under-appreciated aspects of modern automotive design, so when a company takes time to do it right, it’s worth noting. Especially when that company is Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus, and when the marker lamp is an illuminated torch on a shield.

Tesla Is Having Trouble Scaling The Model Y

It seems like a few times every year we hear about some kind of production snafu happening at Tesla, usually related to the rollout of a new model. It happened with the Model S. It happened with the Model X. And it happened with Model 3 (pretty badly). Now it’s…

A participant views a partially desaturated scene in virtual reality.  (Image: Michael A. Cohen, Thomas L. Botch, and Caroline E. Robertson, PNAS 2020)

You May Not See as Much Colour as You Think You Do

If everything in your peripheral vision suddenly changed from colour to black and white, would you notice? There’s a good chance you wouldn’t — in a new study involving virtual reality, most people never realised that their surroundings had abruptly desaturated. The results add to a large body of research…

Evil Dead may be back, but Ash isn't. (Image: Starz)

Bruce Campbell Reveals the Next Evil Dead Movie — Without Him

Halloween Kills could include a very interesting flashback sequence. Could The Batman add the Dark Knight’s most infamous foe after all? Geoff Johns discusses forming a new generation of the Justice Society on Stargirl. Plus, what’s to come on What We Do in the Shadows, and Greg Nicotero hypes up…

Lt. Artemis wielding a stinger. (Image: Sony)

Monster Hunter Continues to Look Like the Wrong ’90s Video Game Movie

It’s somewhat telling that we’ve only seen but so much of Paul W.S. Anderson’s upcoming Monster Hunter film, Hollywood’s latest attempt at bringing a video game franchise to the big screen. There’s going to be at least one humongous sword, which is very on-brand, but every other glimpse of the…

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Nintendo Says Another 140,000 Accounts May Have Been Exposed

Back in April, Nintendo confirmed that approximately 160,000 users had their accounts hacked. At the time, the company encouraged people to enable two-factor authentication and emailed individual customers who had been affected that it was resetting their Nintendo Network IDs (NNID). Now, after further investigation, Nintendo says an additional 140,000…

The 2021 BMW 4 Series Designer Explains Himself

If you’re still reeling over the leaked look at the upcoming gaping front end of the 2022 BMW M4, you can sigh with relief knowing the company’s design team won’t force it on other cars just yet.

Honda Seems To Be The Victim Of A Ransomware Attack

We have received several reports from Honda employees that the entire Honda network is down, and seems to have been compromised by a ransomware attack. The attack happened yesterday, June 7, and is impacting Honda’s overall business operations globally, in what seems to be both business and manufacturing arenas. Honda…

Godzilla's gonna be up to no Goodzilla in his next movie. (Image: Warner Bros./Legendary)

Updates From Godzilla vs. Kong, Creepshow, and More

Marvel’s Disney+ shows could resume filming next month. When Pandora returns, Charisma Carpenter is becoming a series regular. As all superhero media villains must these days, Stargirl’s Neil Jackson compares his goals to Thanos’. Plus, what’s to come on Snowpiercer, and the We Bare Bears movie gets a new release…

Pollution Is Racial Violence

Today, Black families in the U.S. are most likely to live surrounded by toxic air pollutants extractive industries discharge into their backyards. Black people face a more immediate threat whenever they leave their homes: the police. To disconnect the two is irresponsible. Polluting industries don’t wind up in Black communities…

From left: Babel-17 by Samuel R. Delany, Cat Country by Lao She, and Eugenia by Eduardo Urzaiz. (Image: Ace Books,Image: Penguin eBooks,Image: University of Wisconsin Press)

8 Classic Sci-Fi Books That Offer a Short but Provocative Read

We’re still in the middle of a pandemic and trying to stay socially distant, so it’s a great opportunity to spend time with a classic novel. That doesn’t mean you have to plow through War and Peace to feel like you’re getting some culture. Here are some famous (and lesser-known)…

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11 Apple Watch Apps You Need to Install ASAP

If you’ve finally splurged on a brand new Apple Watch (or been the lucky recipient of a very nice gift), you’re probably wondering: Now what? The Apple Watch comes with plenty of great built-in features, but you should hit the watch’s App Store to find third-party options that can make…

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Logitech’s iPad Keyboard Is the Magic Keyboard for Everyone Else

Apple’s 10.2-inch base-model iPad is a great deal. For $529, you get a speedy, solid tablet perfect for streaming TV, reading ebooks, and surfing the internet. But one little difference I didn’t think much about when Apple refreshed its cheapest iPad last year is the addition of the Smart Connector,…