Here’s What Happened To The Soviet Ground Effect Sea Monsters

Here’s What Happened To The Soviet Ground Effect Sea Monsters

Back in the 1960s, Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev claimed there was a secret project going on deep in the country. It had a ship—this half-plane, half-boat contraption—that was capable of breaking the land speed records of the era while carrying an unprecedented amount of cargo. These projects were called…

The 9 Best (And 7 Worst) Movies Of 2019

The 9 Best (And 7 Worst) Movies Of 2019

So many movies are just “fine.” Movies you sit down, watch, enjoy, and subsequently forget about. You don’t hate them, you don’t love them, they’re just OK. That’s the majority of movies. These are not those movies.

The U.S. FAA Wants To Follow Your Drones Like You Use Them To Follow Me

The U.S. FAA Wants To Follow Your Drones Like You Use Them To Follow Me

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has proposed new rules for unmanned aerial vehicles that would require virtually every drone in the country to broadcast its location when flying, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. The proposal would create a de facto nationwide drone tracking network that misleadingly offers the faintest hope of…

Force Ghosts And Phantoms Are Liable To Spread Rumours, You Know

Force Ghosts And Phantoms Are Liable To Spread Rumours, You Know

You know how the old saying goes: if you hear the voice of a Jedi you haven’t seen in a few years or more calling out to you through the Force, you can safely assume that said Jedi is quite dead and using space magic to make the most expensive…

These Toxic Chemicals Need To Be Banned By The U.S. In The Next 10 Years

These Toxic Chemicals Need To Be Banned By The U.S. In The Next 10 Years

Dangerous, toxic chemicals are everywhere: in your furniture, on your walls, and even on your dinner plate. These harmful substances should’ve been banned long before they made it into anyone’s home, but perhaps they’ll finally meet their fate in the roar this new decade will bring.

Theoretically, Yoda Wasn’t Even 30 When He Died

Theoretically, Yoda Wasn’t Even 30 When He Died

There’s a big, if unintentional, consequence of Baby Yoda’s existence. Because we were told how old the little guy is (50) and we think we have a decent understanding of how old Baby Yoda is developmentally (approximately 18 months) considering what we’ve seen of his actions so far in The…

Turkish Court Throws Out Erdogan’s Wikipedia Ban

Turkish Court Throws Out Erdogan’s Wikipedia Ban

Turkey’s Constitutional Court ruled 10-6 on Thursday that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government violated civil liberties with its April 2017 ban on access to Wikipedia, the Associated Press reports.

All The Nerdy Books We’re Reading This Summer

All The Nerdy Books We’re Reading This Summer

Summer is officially here. For me that means butchering countless mangos with my trash knifeskills and playing Daryl Braithwaite’s One Summer on repeat. Summer break is also a time where my fellow colleagues and I like to catch up on some of the books that have been piling up on…

Our 20 Favourite Pop Culture Posters Of 2019

Our 20 Favourite Pop Culture Posters Of 2019

Even if you follow it religiously, you truly have no idea how much limited edition pop culture art gets released every year. It’s ridiculous. Companies like Mondo, Acme Archives, and Grey Matter Art, as well as galleries like Hero Complex, Gallery 1988, and Bottleneck, all release dozens of posters per…

How Long Should Content Be In 2020?

How Long Should Content Be In 2020?

As one decade ends and another stretches out before us, it’s time to put old debates behind us and start anew. Today, we settle the debate on how long content should be.

These Posters Show What A Green New Deal Could Look Like

These Posters Show What A Green New Deal Could Look Like

The Green New Deal is visionary approach to climate politics and American life. If passed, it would completely transform how Americans live from where we call home to how we get our power to the fundamental outline of the economy. It’s no small thing, and frankly, I get why it…

Find Your Nerdy Holiday Yule Log Here

Find Your Nerdy Holiday Yule Log Here

‘Tis the season for thoughtful presents, festive decorations, and watching several hours of a fire on TV because most of us can’t afford homes with working fireplaces anymore. Disney+ recently unveiled its Frozen-inspired Arendelle Yule Log…but if you don’t have the streaming network, there are plenty of places to find…

Travis Kalanick Flees Sinking Ship

Travis Kalanick Flees Sinking Ship

Christmas Eve news dump: Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, the man behind the ride-hailing company’s meteoric global rise despite its highly speculative business model that’s never turned a profit, is leaving its board of directors, Uber said in a statement on Tuesday. He’s also dumped all of his remaining stock…

An Oil Change Never Felt So Good

An Oil Change Never Felt So Good

I’m can’t claim I was any kind of hotshot mechanic before an off-road accident pulverised my left hand, but like many car enthusiasts, I like(d) to tinker. Recovering my dexterity has been and will be an ongoing process, but I’m proud to say, after many months, I am back on…

Author Of The Polar Express On Predicting Our Ecological Dystopia

Author Of The Polar Express On Predicting Our Ecological Dystopia

In 1990, artist and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg’s future was bright: the award-winning author of Jumanji and The Polar Express had published his first 11 surreal, vividly imagined picture books in as many years that were (and continue to be) beloved by children around the world. A year later, he…

The Fast Car Went Fast

The Fast Car Went Fast

The McLaren Fast Car, also known as the McLaren Speedtail, is a three-seat, science fiction-looking thingy with bendy carbon fibre. Its power, weight, and structure together supposedly help it hit a speed of 402 kph. Recently, it did just that. A bunch of times. Like, 30 times.

Wild Marvel Rumours About Just Who Could Take On Moon Knight

Wild Marvel Rumours About Just Who Could Take On Moon Knight

Mission: Impossible 7 and 8 cast an intriguing new addition. Sony’s Bloodshot movie is arriving a touch later than previously planned. FX may try to bring Carrie to the small screen. Plus, a tiny sneak peek of Locke & Key, and Kristen Stewart and Jessica Henwick fight a monster in…

Hidden Magnets And A Video Projector Make This The Most Advanced Pinball Machine Yet

Hidden Magnets And A Video Projector Make This The Most Advanced Pinball Machine Yet

Despite mobile devices in our pockets that deliver arcade-quality graphics any time you need a gaming fix, pinball machines, a seemingly antiquated form of entertainment, are still thriving, thanks in part to companies like Stern Pinball whose Stranger Things table introduces new features like video projections and a clever ball trap…