U.S. Could See 2,000 Covid-19 Deaths Per Day by Christmas: Report

U.S. Could See 2,000 Covid-19 Deaths Per Day by Christmas: Report

The U.S. could see 2,000 Americans dying per day by Christmas if strict new mitigation strategies aren’t adopted, according to warnings from doctors on the White House Coronavirus Task Force and a new report from CBS News. The alarming news comes as the U.S. reports 1,565 deaths from covid-19 on…

The Pump That Keeps Your Fuel Injection Fed Is Liquid-Cooled

The Pump That Keeps Your Fuel Injection Fed Is Liquid-Cooled

Stephan Papadakis, tuner and owner of Papadakis Racing, is here to teach us more about our machines. In this teardown video of two types of fuel pumps, he once again digs into the workings of the parts that make our cars go.

9 Useful Spotify Features You Might Not Have Started Using Yet

9 Useful Spotify Features You Might Not Have Started Using Yet

The Spotify apps are constantly updated, tweaked and refined, and that means a steady flow of new features for you to try out. In case you’ve been buried in your playlists to such an extent that you haven’t noticed what’s changed in Spotify since you first signed up, here are…

DuckTales Has Blown My Dang Mind

DuckTales Has Blown My Dang Mind

Disney’s shockingly excellent reboot of DuckTales has given us countless joys: The introduction of Huey, Dewey, and Louie’s mother Della; David Tennant voicing Scrooge McDuck; and the origin of Chip and Dale and the Rescue Rangers, just to name a few. But the series has also given me a scene…

What Would Happen If We Cut Down The Amazon Rainforest?

What Would Happen If We Cut Down The Amazon Rainforest?

What would happen if we cut down the entire Amazon rainforest? Could it be replaced by an equal amount of reforestation elsewhere? Removing the entire Amazon rainforest would have myriad consequences, with the most obvious ones possibly not the worst. Most people will first think of the carbon currently stored…

Epic Games is Now Suing Apple in Australia [Updated]

Epic Games is Now Suing Apple in Australia [Updated]

After already suing Apple in the US, Epic Games has now began legal proceedings against the tech giant in Australia as well. Apple vs Epic Games: Australian Edition Epic is claiming that Apple’s refusal to allow alternative payment options on its platforms, such as the App Store, is a breach…

The Venture Bros.’ Future Is Being Worked on by the Head of HBO Max

The Venture Bros.’ Future Is Being Worked on by the Head of HBO Max

Lynne Ramsay is heading to the world of Stephen King adaptations. Jeffrey Dean Morgan still has hopes for a Negan Walking Dead spinoff. Get a look at Adventure Time’s return in the opening minutes of Distant Lands: Obsidian. Plus: Javicia Leslie’s new Batwoman drops down for a new teaser. Spoilers…

Nintendo’s Adorable Retro Handheld Would Be Perfect With More Games

Nintendo’s Adorable Retro Handheld Would Be Perfect With More Games

After releasing the NES and SNES Classic Edition consoles in 2016 and 2017, many hoped that in 2019, for its 30th birthday, Nintendo would release a Classic Edition of the Game Boy too. It didn’t. Instead, a year later, to celebrate Super Mario Bros. 35th birthday, we get a revival…

Google Fit and Wear OS Are Getting Some Long Overdue Updates

Google Fit and Wear OS Are Getting Some Long Overdue Updates

While it’s hard to say that Wear OS is innovating the wearables field, in the past year it’s done quite a bit of catching up. Today, Google’s announcing a few new updates to the Google Fit and Wear OS that should help close the gap between it and other smartwatch…

Text Messages Are Going Missing On iPhone 12s

Text Messages Are Going Missing On iPhone 12s

The new iPhone 12 is only a few weeks old but there are already reports coming in of software issues. Users of the iPhone 12 are reporting widespread issues sending and receiving text messages on Apple’s new device. MacRumors gave a rundown of the complaints. Many users say they are…

The Fascism Is the Point

The Fascism Is the Point

This weekend’s poorly attended Million Maga March in Washington, DC saw hundreds upon hundreds of Donald Trump’s supporters listlessly wandering the streets while denying the reality that Trump lost the 2020 presidential election. Some watching the news might have been surprised that one attendee decided to show up cosplaying as…

BMW Launches Bizarre Marketing Campaign To Defend Its Ugly Car

BMW Launches Bizarre Marketing Campaign To Defend Its Ugly Car

The 2022 BMW iX, like many recent big-grilled automobiles from the Bavarian automaker, has drawn torrents of criticism for its polarising styling. But instead of just letting the complaints slide, BMW is defending the electric iX using a strange new marketing campaign called “What’s your reason not to change?” The…

Apple’s Ad Practices Are The Latest Target For Privacy Activists

Apple’s Ad Practices Are The Latest Target For Privacy Activists

After making a name for himself going after Facebook’s and Google’s data practices, Austrian lawyer Max Schrems — and his advocacy group Noyb — is setting his sights on a new tech giant. According to two separate complaints his group filed with regulatory bodies based in Germany and Spain, the…

Humans Will Never Colonise Mars

Humans Will Never Colonise Mars

The suggestion that humans will soon set up bustling, long-lasting colonies on Mars is something many of us take for granted. What this lofty vision fails to appreciate, however, are the monumental ” if not intractable ” challenges awaiting colonists who want to permanently live on Mars. Unless we radically…

GitHub Defies Copyright Cops, Restores YouTube Downloader

GitHub Defies Copyright Cops, Restores YouTube Downloader

Last month, GitHub removed a popular tool that is used to download videos from websites like YouTube after it received a DMCA takedown notice from the Recording Industry Association of America. For a moment, it seemed that GitHub might throw developers under the bus in the same fashion that Twitch…

The Stand’s Latest Trailer Pits Darkness Against Light

The Stand’s Latest Trailer Pits Darkness Against Light

In Stephen King’s novel The Stand, the few survivors of a pandemic that wipes out the vast majority of the planet’s population are left with a decision to make after they all independently experience the same mysterious dreams. Though the survivors don’t initially know who Randall Flagg and Mother Abagail…

Christopher Nolan Is Cool With You Skipping Theatres Now, Actually

Christopher Nolan Is Cool With You Skipping Theatres Now, Actually

In response to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic that, to date, has killed over 250,000 people in America alone, and kept most cinemas closed, most films skipped theatres in favour of a digital launch. In the months leading up to (and after) Tenet’s original intended release date in July, Warner Bros., IMAX,…

19 Time Saving Tips for Windows

19 Time Saving Tips for Windows

Time. There’s never enough of it, so the more ways you can find to speed through the business of the day the better — and if you spend a good number of hours sat in front of a computer, then time-saving shortcuts for operating Windows can make a big difference…