Lovecraft Country Is Getting to the Root of Everyone’s Pain

Lovecraft Country Is Getting to the Root of Everyone’s Pain

Much as each of Lovecraft Country’s episodes have further expanded upon its strange world of eldritch magic and white supremacist occultists seeking to control it, the show’s never lost sight of the fact that it’s telling a complicated story about multiple generations of interconnected Black families working though all kinds…

This May Be The Holy Grail Of Nissan Pao Accessories

This May Be The Holy Grail Of Nissan Pao Accessories

Remember my fellow North Carolina Pao-owner friend Attila? I wrote about his photos of an amazing steering wheel before. He’s had a bit of mixed luck lately, with a tree branch shattering his Pao’s windshield on the bad side, but on the plus side, he’s also recently acquired an incredible…

What Outdoor Learning Could Look Like During the Pandemic

What Outdoor Learning Could Look Like During the Pandemic

Although we’ve been talking about how to safely reopen schools during the coronavirus pandemic for months, it can sometimes feel like we’re not any closer than we were back then. In recent months, schools have opened their doors, employing a variety of measures to try to keep the virus out…

SpaceX’s Satellite ISP Now Boasts Download Speeds of More Than 100 Mbps

SpaceX’s Satellite ISP Now Boasts Download Speeds of More Than 100 Mbps

When Elon Musk and SpaceX proposed building an ISP comprised of satellites in low earth orbit, it seemed like a project straight out of sci-fi. And while SpaceX has launched less than 800 of its eventual 12,000 satellite goal, the company just announced that its space-based internet service Starlink is…

Asus ROG Strix Scar G15 Review: Fast, Loud, and Expensive as Hell

Asus ROG Strix Scar G15 Review: Fast, Loud, and Expensive as Hell

There’s a race starting in the gaming laptop space — or rather a race that started a while ago, but its been moving at the pace of a baby’s first steps. That race is to make the thinnest, lightest gaming laptops without sacrificing performance. As of now, that seems nigh…

Every Laptop Coming This Spring

Every Laptop Coming This Spring

Just when it feels like the deluge of new laptops with Intel’s 10th-gen processors and Nvidia’s RTX Super graphics cards have finally trickled to a stop, Intel goes ahead and announces the launch of its 11th-gen Tiger Lake processor. You know, the one that’s actually a system-on-chip (SoC) with integrated…

A Plan to Cool Us Down Without Burning Up the Planet

A Plan to Cool Us Down Without Burning Up the Planet

Earlier this week, residents of Louisiana and Texas who were just pounded by Hurricane Laura endured a heat index of 42.8 degrees Celsius. This weekend, California is expected to see its second record-breaking heat wave in three weeks. That’s just the U.S. this week; nearly every corner of the world…

Why Does Gravity Exist?

Why Does Gravity Exist?

To understand this, we need to know what gravity is. Something seems to hold us down on the ground. It makes us hit the floor with a thump if we fall over, and makes your marbles roll down slopes. Have you ever jumped on a trampoline? When you are in…

Astronomers Spot a Black Hole so Massive They Weren’t Sure it Could Exist

Astronomers Spot a Black Hole so Massive They Weren’t Sure it Could Exist

One of the greatest things about being an astrophysicist is that you keep discovering things you didn’t think were possible. Now the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) and Virgo Observatory have discovered their largest black hole yet. It’s important because scientists had in fact doubted whether black holes of this…

Yes Samsung’s 4K Projector is Coming to Australia

Yes Samsung’s 4K Projector is Coming to Australia

This week Samsung unveiled some new home entertainment products just in time IFA 2020. Just because it’s mostly digital doesn’t mean it’s not happening. One of the shiny products is a 4K projector, and it’s coming to Australia. Samsung’s 4K Projector: The Premier Samsung’s new 4K projector is called The…

The Beginning of the End of the Plastic Era Is Here

The Beginning of the End of the Plastic Era Is Here

While the trend for investing in oil and gas industry has been downward for years, the pandemic has established it as a pretty garbage investment. The industry has set its hopes on plastic to turn the tide, but new research shows that’s a losing bet, too.

TCL Says Its New E Ink Colour Display Can Handle Video

TCL Says Its New E Ink Colour Display Can Handle Video

Known for its tablets, TVs, and phones, TCL has this week announced a new technology, NXTPAPER, that could totally change how you think about e ink. E ink displays are known for being great to stare at for hours and perfect for reading books (and sometimes even comics), but the…

I Could Not Even Take My Dog Down for a Walk Without Getting Arrested

I Could Not Even Take My Dog Down for a Walk Without Getting Arrested

Are you a frontline worker dealing with new stresses or irresponsible management? Is working (or not working) from home starting to take a psychological toll? Submit a story using this Google form or send me an email with the subject line “My Covid Story” and provide as much detail as you’re…