Great Britain Set a Wind Energy Milestone

Great Britain Set a Wind Energy Milestone

The United Kingdom, birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, is now home to the wind energy revolution that’s reaching a new crescendo. Great Britain hit a major milestone late last week when wind farms generated more than half of the island’s energy needs.

Netscape Makes Baffling Appearance in Brexit Trade Deal

Netscape Makes Baffling Appearance in Brexit Trade Deal

It’s been four years since the laborious process of pulling the UK out of the European Union began, and one would expect the language in the final deal to be thoroughly considered. But if a section of the 1,246-page agreement regarding encryption standards for transferring DNA is any indication, this…

Coinbase Leaves Ripple to Twist in the Wind

Coinbase Leaves Ripple to Twist in the Wind

Ripple’s rough few days just got way worse. After the fintech company was the subject of an SEC lawsuit over its flagship XRP token last week, Coinbase announced in a Tuesday blog post that trades of Ripple would be suspended on its platform.

Where’s the Apple TV Dongle?

Where’s the Apple TV Dongle?

A new Apple TV could be arriving in 2021, but how will it compete with so many powerful streaming devices when it retails for three times the cost?

Wonder Woman 1984 Has One Great Thing Going for It

Wonder Woman 1984 Has One Great Thing Going for It

Wonder Woman 1984 has been quite the lightning rod since its release. On the one hand, there’s the epic scope, complex romance, rousing score, and positive messages. It also has an incredible cast including Gal Gadot, Kirsten Wiig, Chris Pine, and Pedro Pascal. On the other hand, some have criticised…

Tom Hanks Believes Franchises Will Save Movie Theatres

Tom Hanks Believes Franchises Will Save Movie Theatres

Tom Hanks has been one of the biggest movie stars on the planet for as long as most of us have been alive. He’s won Oscars, grossed billions at the box office, and worked with all the best directors (he’s even directed himself). Basically, he knows what he’s talking about…

Lazor Wulf’s Space Ghost Riff Needs His Own Talk Show

Lazor Wulf’s Space Ghost Riff Needs His Own Talk Show

In the era of the ongoing covid-19 pandemic making it difficult for many Hollywood productions to take place safely with everyone together physically, animation presents a number of unique advantages, as creative teams don’t have to be in close proximity to one another in order to make new things. Lazor…

Chatroulette Was Supposed to Be Filthy

Chatroulette Was Supposed to Be Filthy

R.I.P Chatroulette, the last, vast Wild West for exhibitionists whose incessant masturbation has delighted and startled onlookers since my college days. Wired reports that the platform in which users endlessly scroll through each others’ webcams resulting in an unceasing 11-year dongfest, has thrived lately thanks in part to artificial intelligence…

Facebook’s Winding Down Its Irish Tax Havens

Facebook’s Winding Down Its Irish Tax Havens

After spending the past few years funelling billions of dollars through Ireland as a way to take advantage of the country’s relatively low taxes, it looks like Facebook is packing up its overseas operation.

The Heroic Tech That Helped Us Endure 2020

The Heroic Tech That Helped Us Endure 2020

Humanity will survive this pandemic, but the past 10 months spent isolating, social distancing, and quarantining has been rough for us all. As bad as this year has been, it could have been a lot worse were it not for a handful of technologies that stepped up to help us…

It’s Christmas, Everyone’s Entitled to One Good Scare

It’s Christmas, Everyone’s Entitled to One Good Scare

There are reasons why Christmas is the holiday with the most horror movies, and a lot of them have to do with Santa Claus, a dude who knows when you’re sleeping and when you’re awake, and has the ability to slither down your chimney — ostensibly to drop off gifts,…

Critical Role’s DM Will Spin a Yarn for Bardsung Dungeon Crawler

Critical Role’s DM Will Spin a Yarn for Bardsung Dungeon Crawler

If you’re heading into a new dungeon, it’s good to have a familiar face by your side. Steamforged Games has added Critical Role voice actor and dungeon master Matthew Mercer to its list of guest writers for Bardsung, crafting one of several adventures for the new roleplaying game.