Are Wearables Accurate at Detecting Calorie Burn?

Are Wearables Accurate at Detecting Calorie Burn?

It’s easy to attribute omnipotence to one’s devices. I’d hate to know what my iPhone knows about me. That said, there are still aspects of existence that Silicon Valley has yet to quantify (though not, I’m sure, for lack of trying). Calorie-burn might be one of these. While countless apps/devices…

San Francisco Prepares For Potential Pro-Trump Protest at Twitter HQ on Tuesday

San Francisco Prepares For Potential Pro-Trump Protest at Twitter HQ on Tuesday

San Francisco police are preparing for a potential pro-Trump protest at Twitter’s headquarters on Tuesday, despite the fact that most Twitter employees are currently working from home due to the covid-19 pandemic. The protest, which is being organised online at the website TheDonald.win and in private Facebook groups, was sparked…

Watching A Truck Hauling Wind Turbine Blades Kinda Hurts Your Brain

Watching A Truck Hauling Wind Turbine Blades Kinda Hurts Your Brain

The vast majority of things that get transported via truck are things that are, generally, smaller than the trucks that are transporting them. Sometimes, though, they’re bigger, much bigger, and that always makes for exciting visuals. And then there are those rare times where they’re so wildly oversized that nothing…

An Ode To Aimless Driving

An Ode To Aimless Driving

To say I’ve been in a tough spot lately would probably be a bit of an understatement, but there’s something about the aimless drive that serves as a balm for the shittiest of days.

Oscar Isaac’s Moon Knight Role May Have Finally Been Confirmed

Oscar Isaac’s Moon Knight Role May Have Finally Been Confirmed

Get a look at the latest Purge movie, if the world outside your window wasn’t enough. Legends of Tomorrow adds a fearsome new regular. Riverdale’s time jump continues to get weirder. Plus, what’s to come when Snowpiercer returns, and another new look at Batwoman’s second origin. Spoilers now!

Mozilla Calls for Sites to Go Beyond Just Deplatforming Bigots

Mozilla Calls for Sites to Go Beyond Just Deplatforming Bigots

Online platforms are hastily cutting ties with Donald Trump and his ilk after years of milquetoast responses to the hateful and violent rhetoric fomenting under their watch, and all it took was a deadly insurgency at the nation’s capital. However, Mozilla says deplatforming doesn’t go far enough and has called…

CW Clips the Wings of Green Arrow and the Canaries

CW Clips the Wings of Green Arrow and the Canaries

Not every superhero is getting the chance to fly. CW has announced that it’s choosing not to pick up the Arrow spinoff Green Arrow and the Canaries to series, meaning a key part of the Arrowverse will officially come to an end.

Adata’s First Gaming Laptop Nails It

Adata’s First Gaming Laptop Nails It

I find it exciting when a new laptop brand enters the gaming market. The space is a little crowded at the moment, sure, but it can be refreshing to review something new. In my experience, there’s usually some feature or some hardware combination that I haven’t seen before, or the…

Google’s Plan To Quash Cookies Draws Scrutiny From Regulators

Google’s Plan To Quash Cookies Draws Scrutiny From Regulators

On Friday, UK’s antitrust authority announced a new investigation into Google’s plan to end support for third party cookies in Chrome. The probe, it explained, is meant to determine whether the change “could cause advertising spend to become even more concentrated on Google’s ecosystem,” potentially choking out competing companies that…

The Rate of Earth’s Spin Appears to Be Accelerating

The Rate of Earth’s Spin Appears to Be Accelerating

The year 2020 will be remembered for many things, most of them unpleasant, but it will also be remembered for being one of the fastest on record, due to our planet’s accelerating rate of spin. Should this trend continue, it could result in an unprecedented “negative leap second.”

Voting Machine Manufacturer Dominion Sues Sidney Powell for $2 Billion

Voting Machine Manufacturer Dominion Sues Sidney Powell for $2 Billion

On Friday, Dominion released the Kraken on former Trump campaign lawyer Sidney Powell. For months, Powell has made numerous conspiratorial allegations against the voting machine manufacturer — in public and in court. Now, Dominion is accusing Powell of defamation and seeking $US1.3 ($2) billion in damages.

How Australia Can Phase Out Coal Power While Maintaining Energy Security

How Australia Can Phase Out Coal Power While Maintaining Energy Security

The end of coal-fired generation in Australia is inevitable. Zero marginal cost, zero emissions energy is now a reality. Wind and solar are cheaper sources of new electricity than coal in most cases, putting significant pressure on the profitability of the inflexible, ageing coal generators. The only questions are when…