Office Chair Racing Is Officially The Purest Sport

Office Chair Racing Is Officially The Purest Sport

When someone tells you their racing series is inspired by Formula One, you’re probably thinking it involves some high-performance cars that race at prestigious international tracks. But this is office chair racing, and it’s the greatest sport in the world.

Too Many Cores

Too Many Cores

AMD has been leading Intel into a friendly rivalry based on the number of cores one can pack into a CPU, and it’s been all fun and games for the last two years as each has fought to overwhelm the other with the sheer number of cores. Yet Wccftech is…

Scientists Just Installed The World’s Highest Weather Station In Mount Everest’s ‘Death Zone’

Scientists Just Installed The World’s Highest Weather Station In Mount Everest’s ‘Death Zone’

Scientists announced on Thursday that they successfully installed five automated stations, including the highest weather station in world, on Mount Everest’s flank. At 8,430.16m (8,430 meters) above sea level, the station is set to record some of the harshest weather anywhere on Earth. And with a satellite connection, anyone can…

A Quiet Place 2 Could Delve Into The Mystery Of Its Horrifying Aliens

A Quiet Place 2 Could Delve Into The Mystery Of Its Horrifying Aliens

Some wild rumours about The Batman are quashed. Quentin Tarantino still wants to make his sweary Star Trek. Peter Parker ponders plans in a new Far From Home clip. Plus, a sneaky tease for a very good boy on Titans, a new look at Monsters at Work’s hero, and Kate…

Finally, A Climate Change Documentary That Will Get You Excited To Fix It

Finally, A Climate Change Documentary That Will Get You Excited To Fix It

Whether the audience is policy wonks, nature lovers, or environmental activists, documentaries on climate change still feel like a niche thing in 2019. Which is what makes Ice on Fire, the climate documentary co-produced and narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio that debuted Tuesday night on HBO, so refreshing. This isn’t a…

Every 5G Phone Plan In Australia Right Now

Every 5G Phone Plan In Australia Right Now

5G has been the talk about the telco space over the past few weeks. With three 5G phones and a 5G hotspot being released in close succession, it’s not really a surprise. In case you were interested in jumping on the bandwagon, we’ve collated every 5G plan available in Australia…

Reddittor Wonders: Should I Just Give Elon My Money?

Reddittor Wonders: Should I Just Give Elon My Money?

I know there’s sort of a stereotype about a certain sort of painfully obsessed Tesla fan/Elon Musk worshipper that is, likely, an unfair categorization of most Tesla fans. But then you see something like this recent discussion on Reddit’s r/TeslaMotors forum, and you remember that, oh yeah, sometimes stereotypes do…

HackerOne Reveals Which Security Bugs Are Making Its Army Of Hackers The Most Bank

HackerOne Reveals Which Security Bugs Are Making Its Army Of Hackers The Most Bank

As far back as 2015, major companies like Sony and Intel have sought to crowdsource efforts to secure their systems and applications through the San Francisco startup HackerOne. Through the “bug bounty” program offered by the company, hackers once viewed as a nuisance—or worse, as criminals—can identify security vulnerabilities and…

False Memories Haunt A Desperate Woman In This Excerpt From Blake Crouch’s Sci-Fi Thriller Recursion

False Memories Haunt A Desperate Woman In This Excerpt From Blake Crouch’s Sci-Fi Thriller Recursion

Author Blake Crouch specialises in page-turners. He wrote the Wayward Pines trilogy that spawned the mystery series produced by M. Night Shyamalan, the novellas that inspired Michelle Dockery’s con-artist tale Good Behaviour, and recent sci-fi thriller Dark Matter. He’s back with another fast-paced sci-fi novel—near-future drama Recursion—and we’ve got an…

The 10 Best Moments In Jurassic Park, Ranked

The 10 Best Moments In Jurassic Park, Ranked

Jurassic Park was a once-in-a-generation movie: a blockbuster that made tons of money, changed filmmaking itself, and remains beloved by fans to this day. It got to that level of success by being chock full of iconic, memorable moments—so we decided to rank our personal favourites in celebration of the…

Why Seemingly Every Company Is Launching A Gaming Subscription Now

Why Seemingly Every Company Is Launching A Gaming Subscription Now

Much in the way that streaming has too many damn options now, gaming services are flooding the market as companies increasingly position themselves to compete for attention over singular domination of an entertainment medium. Netflix, for example, disclosed in an earnings report earlier this year that it viewed itself as…

Meet The Deepfake Zuck, Same As The Flesh Zuck

Meet The Deepfake Zuck, Same As The Flesh Zuck

Mark Zuckerberg may be famed for looking and acting like a (infiltrate human society, but a team of artists working with advertising company Canny appears to built a software version of the Facebook CEO that could one day threaten to make hardware Zuckerberg obsolete.

Jessica Jones Season 3 Is A Last Call That Feels Too Familiar

Jessica Jones Season 3 Is A Last Call That Feels Too Familiar

Jessica Jones understands that recovering from psychological trauma is often a lifelong process, something marked by countless instances of backsliding and false starts that can make it feel like one might never be whole again. In the Netflix series’ third and final season, the MCU’s favourite nihilist detective is extremely…

When Will Quantum Computers Outperform Regular Computers?

When Will Quantum Computers Outperform Regular Computers?

Any day now, quantum computers will solve a problem too hard for a classical computer to take on. Or at least, that’s what we’ve been hoping. Scientists and companies are racing toward this computing milestone, dubbed quantum supremacy and seemingly just beyond our reach, and if you’ve been following the…