Take a peek at your smartphone’s camera roll and you’ll probably find hundreds of duplicate shots, all snapped while trying to take the perfect selfie. To remedy this, Google is bringing some new AI smarts to its camera app so that it only takes a photo when everyone is selfie-ready.
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You really can't tell a good Superman story without, at some point, introducing Lois Lane. She's crucial to Superman's character. More crucial even than either set of parents or villains like Lex Luthor. She humanises the character and allows him to have flaws and weaknesses and interesting feelings that are unrelated to Kryptonite.
Regardless of who's wearing the suit, one of the things that defines Spider-Man is the fact that the hero's supposed to be a kind of an everyman. Relatable. Understandable. Exceptional, but still very much a regular person with the kinds of issues we've all got. Like, for instance, a huge problem with procrastination.
Alright, stop the giggling. No, NASA's InSight Lander, which touched down on the red planet late last month, has not captured little green men letting rip. What it does have, however, is audio taken from its air pressure sensor and seismometer. So, if you want to hear what wind sounds like on Mars, this is as good as it gets.
Despite being ahead of its time when it was unveiled in 1985, the Commodore Amiga didn't survive past 1996. The machine, which went up against with the likes of the IBM PC and the Macintosh, offered far superior hardware than its competitors. But it just wasn't enough, as this video from Ahoy's Stuart Brown explains.
Got a minute? Got 10 minutes, more like? We've gathered 10 recent sci-fi, horror, fantasy, and animated shorts, ranging from low-budget efforts by emerging filmmakers to more professionally polished works. Two things they all have in common: They're all very brief, and they're all highly entertaining. Enjoy!
Sony's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse pulls more than a few of Marvel's Spider-heroes across interdimensional barriers in order to unite them for a fight to save the multiverse. Because the movie's got so many characters, though, it has to be clever about how to introduce them all in a quick, stylish way.
Be honest. You wanted spoilers, but you're just watching that Avengers trailer over and over again, aren't you? Well, when you're done with that: Anne Hathaway joins the remake of The Witches. There's tiny little teases of what to expect from Episode IX. Plus, Godzilla and Aquaman footage! Spoilers, we're in the endgame now!
We've had months to recover from Avengers: Infinity War's cataclysmic outcome, as Thanos, gauntlet in hand, snapped the snap heard 'round the world. Now, after what feels like eons of waiting, we have our first look at what the original icons of the Marvel Cinematic Universe plan on doing to avenge their fallen comrades.
Over the course of five live-action Michael Bay Transformers movies, fans have seen a good portion of the characters and oddities that make the franchise so popular. Hell, we've even seen the planet killer Unicron. But one thing we haven't officially seen yet are triple-changers, Transformers that can change into more than two forms, and those are coming to the latest film in the franchise, the '80s-set prequel Bumblebee.
With Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox all but agreed upon, there have been a number of questions as to how the House of Mouse might go about incorporating all of Fox's old Marvel IP into the larger cinematic universe — especially properties like Deadpool, which has found box office success by going for hard R-rated films. Once Upon a Deadpool's new teaser delves into the "why?"
PUBG, otherwise known as PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, is the game that started a brand new trend in video games. It turned massive multiplayer battle royales, where up to 100 people get put on the same map at the same time and try to kill each other, into big business. After PUBG came Fortnite, then Call of Duty got on board, and now it PUBG has its own live-action movie. Kind of.
Ninety-seven episodes from the earliest eras of Doctor Who remain lost, after old BBC archival policies meant the original film copies were destroyed to save space. Slowly but surely, parts of that missing TV history are being recovered & and when they can't be, the BBC is turning to animation to bring them to life.
If you've ever been disappointed by the performance of a Nerf toy, you're not alone. For safety (and legal) reasons the blasters come with limited power out of the box, but there's a thriving community of modders online who've found ways to give them more kick. That includes Peter Sripol who hacked a Nerf blaster so that it's now powered by explosive hydrogen it generates all by itself.