The Pixel 4a 5G Is Hands Down the Best $US500 ($714) Phone

The Pixel 4a 5G Is Hands Down the Best $US500 ($714) Phone

The Pixel 4a 5G is an interesting phone, because on the outside it’s as plain as can be. But just like the Millennium Falcon, she’s got it where it counts. The Pixel 4a 5G is also somewhat awkwardly named, having more in common with the Pixel 5 than its smaller…

The Nissan Z Proto Is In America And It Looks Amazing

The Nissan Z Proto Is In America And It Looks Amazing

The Nissan Z Proto, 400Z, the 370Z update with the 298kW twin-turbo 3.0-litre VR30… whatever you want to call it, it’s now in America and it looks so much better out of the confines of Nissan’s Japanese press tour. It helps that it visited Chris Forsberg Racing, probably the best…

We Listened To Every Song By The Mountain Goats, Here’s Every One About Cars

We Listened To Every Song By The Mountain Goats, Here’s Every One About Cars

If an artist writes enough music, they’re going to eventually touch on a lot of subjects repeatedly. But it seems that for John Darnielle, songwriter, singer and creator of the Mountain Goats, that cars and driving are a constant thread through his work. Darnielle is incredibly prolific. He started recording…

Two Ohio Republicans Plead Guilty in Alleged $US60 ($86) Million Bribery Scandal for Coal and Nuclear Bailout

Two Ohio Republicans Plead Guilty in Alleged $US60 ($86) Million Bribery Scandal for Coal and Nuclear Bailout

Two of the five Republicans arrested on corruption charges involving former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder pleaded guilty on Thursday to racketeering. They’re the first to be convicted in the alleged $US60 ($86) million federal corruption scandal, which federal prosecutors are already calling one of the largest pay-to-play scandals in…

Y: The Last Man Is Back With a New Agent 355 and Hero

Y: The Last Man Is Back With a New Agent 355 and Hero

Y: The Last Man has had a long, long, long journey to a screen near you and now, finally, it’s actually happening. FX announced that the newly reimagined Y: The Last Man TV series has begun production in Toronto, and a few new cast members are along for the ride.

No One Loves Me in This Nightmare Mask From 1999

No One Loves Me in This Nightmare Mask From 1999

You may remember the Rejuvenique Facial Toning Mask from creepy infomercials in 1999 starring Linda Evans. “If you get the idea of what doing eight situps a second would do for your stomach, you have an idea what Rejuvenique would do for your face,” a smarmy salesman tells Evans, in…

Oversteer Good

Oversteer Good

There is nothing quite like that feeling of dancing on the fine edge of adhesion. Getting a corner just perfectly right, braking straight and true, finding an early apex, and then powersliding out the other side. There are so many mechanical, chemical, historical, and mental forces at play here to…

Updates on the Animorphs Movie, Marvel’s Moon Knight, and More

Updates on the Animorphs Movie, Marvel’s Moon Knight, and More

André Øvredal has an update on the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark sequel. Disney+’s Moon Knight show has seemingly found its director. Hasbro’s bold new Power Rangers reboot has tapped a writer. Plus, a new look at Freaky, and what’s to come on Soulmates and Moonbase 8. To…

Hot Damn, AMD Did It

Hot Damn, AMD Did It

AMD put on one hell of a show-stopper when it revealed all the details about its next-gen processors earlier this month. And it’s done it again with its full-reveal of its next-gen graphics cards today. This may very well be the generation of AMD hardware that finally puts it neck-and-neck…

Gas Stoves Are the Scariest Thing in the Kitchen

Gas Stoves Are the Scariest Thing in the Kitchen

As a Climate Person, I strongly believe we urgently need to electrify everything and ditch natural gas completely. The problem is, I love my gas stove. I find the heat from an electric stove’s coils basically impossible to control — last time I used one, I burned a beautiful pan…

Casper Had the Most Ridiculous Cameos

Casper Had the Most Ridiculous Cameos

Christina Ricci and Bill Pullman led 1995’s Casper, a film that mixed live-action and CGI that also crossed genres. It was comedy! It was fantasy! It was sci-fi! And, if you were a tween, it was also a very complicated romance. But enough about ghost kisses, let’s talk about the…

If a Robot is Conscious, is it Okay to Turn it Off?

If a Robot is Conscious, is it Okay to Turn it Off?

In the “Star Trek: The Next Generation” episode “The Measure of a Man,” Data, an android crew member of the Enterprise, is to be dismantled for research purposes unless Captain Picard can argue that Data deserves the same rights as a human being. Naturally the question arises: What is the…