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Geeking Out Mon Aug 21 2017 11:30:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Innovation does not always have to be the result of serious study and agonizing progress. As Steven Johnson so eloquently argues in Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World, many of the activities and endeavors we have undertaken for pleasure have
Microsoft announcedthat Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition, is now available for pre-order. Limited quantities are available. Microsoft suggests that those who are interested Get it before it’s gone forever. Xbox One X Project Scorpio Editi
Architect and producer Kai Cole has posted a devastating account of her and Joss Whedon's 16-year marriage, in which she rebukes him for "the hypocrisy of being out in the world preaching feminist ideals, while at the same time, taking away my right
An anonymous reader quotes CNN: Tesla boss Elon Musk is among a group of 116 founders of robotics and artificial intelligence companies who are calling on the United Nations to ban autonomous weapons. "Lethal autonomous weapons threaten to become the
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Let’s visit Saturn 3. It’s a neat 1980 sci-fi film starring Farrah Fawcett , Kirk Douglas and Harvey Keitel, directed by Stanley Donne and John Barry. Be warned as SPOILERS are straight ahead! Set in the future, Saturn 3 is an out
Popular cloud-storage and file-sharing service Dropbox announced earlier this year that it’d be ending its Public Folder option. These special folders allow Dropbox users to link directly to a file, without having to use a special URL gener
The town of Alexandria, Virginia is soliciting ideas for what to rename their slice of the Jefferson Davis Highway. The Alexandria, Virginia City Council has voted to rename the Jefferson Davis Highway, and they want some suggestions for what to call
Charlottesville, HBO hacks, and more of the week's top security news.
stikves writes: This weekend Plex had announced they were implementing a new privacy policy, including removing the ability for opting out of data collection and sharing. Fortunately the backlash here, on their forums, Reddit, and other placed allowe
From popular culture to tech knowledge, here are 50 things geeks should know! You probably don’t know all of them, but hey, this is what being a geek is all about: learning new and interesting things! If you are reading this from the front
Vertigo joins together veteran horrorwriter Tim Seeley(Hack/Slash) and artist Stephen Molnar(Star Trek)to createaspine-tingling new series,IMAGINARY FIENDS. The six-issue miniseriescombineselements of both horror and sci-fi for a tale that will leave
The Peanuts Gang rocking out to Chicago. Yep, I’m officially seeking out reasons to write about Chicago. (Insert Chicago Explanation Here) I’ll state the obivous: I love Chicago, I’ve seen them in concert, and I write ab
“You could not remove a single grain of sand from its place without thereby … changing something throughout all parts of the immeasurable whole. Fichte, The Vocation of Man (1800) *** The Basics In one of Stephen Kings greatest wo
Mass Effect: Andromeda was created by Bioware (which was acquired by Electronic Arts). The Mass Effect Andromeda Team has sad news for people who enjoy playing the game solo. They are not going to release any more single-player or in-game story conte
Slashdot reader SPopulisQR writes: A new school year is approaching and I wanted to ask what are appropriate programming languages for children of various ages. Specifically, 1) what coding languages should be considered, and 2) are there are any sel
In the first interview, I chatted with one of Fibion‘s partners,Olli Tikkanen, about their approach to activity tracking and how the Fibion team can produce accurate data on movement and lifestyle from the Fibion tracker. This time, I&#
The Chair of the FCC wants to gut net neutrality rules, but you have until August 30 to let him know that's a terrible idea. Back in mid-August, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) extended the open comments period for its proposed chang
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When I was growing up, my family home was covered in wood paneling. This process started well before I was around. Not just in the home I was raised, but in all the homes and apartments my family ever lived. They were just obsessed with wood paneling
As I entered the cavernous new home for Boston Comic Con at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on Friday, a roar went off from a far corner of the hall. One of the main events had started and the excitement was audible (if not palpable). As
An anonymous reader quotes the AP: A Canadian man accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails agreed Friday to forgo his extradition hearing and go face the charges in the United States. Karim Baratov was arrested in Hamilton, Ontario, in March under t
Fitbits and other activity trackers are popular: I see them on the waists and wrists of colleagues everyday and I have one myself. Good as they are at encouraging activity, they tend to be a fairly broad brush with an emphasis on hitting targets, typ
When white supremacists threatened to show up in Durham and Boston, the people of those cities showed up to outnumber and outshine them. This weekend, we’ve seen yet again why it’s crucial to show up in the fight against racism, j
From Dorkly: Pokemon evolutions are fun for the player, but not always so great for the Pokemon – who are suddenly going through an instantaneous puberty that leaves them physically changed in new bizarre ways. And, a lot of the time, in ki
Being a parent is awesome, especially when your offspring like the same stuff that you enjoyed at their age. In this case, my seven year old LOVES the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Sadly this isn’t the 80’s animated version from m
Shout! Factory has announced the October 17, 2017, release of a spectacular new 7-DVD box set, Ernie Kovacs: Take A Good Look The Definitive Collection, in collaboration with Ediad Productions, Inc. With the exception of a handful of episodes, this s
Making up the difference will be a balancing act of high-tension electricity choreography.
The CBC reports: What if circumventing censorship didn't rely on some app or service provider that would eventually get blocked but was built into the very core of the internet itself? What if the routers and servers that underpin the internet -- inf
Apple has implemented and Law Enforcement Switch in iOS 11 that allows users to turn off TouchID very simply. This is sure to rub the government the wrong way. But Apple continues to push boundaries in making it harder for Law Enforcement to get acce
After Trump announced that he and his wife would not attend the Kennedy Center Honors, the Center said, "We are grateful for this gesture." Donald Trump announced that he and his wife Melania won’t be attending The Kennedy Center Honors &am
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deals we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning: –Amazon Echo Smart Speaker With Alexa – Black – $179.99 $99.99 –Today only &#
Long before Grand Theft Auto was freaking everyone out, we had the Death Race Video Game Controversy. Death Race is till a controversial arcade game. It was released by Exidy in the United States in 1976 and they only made about 500 of these cabinets
Scary movies and spooky specials arrive early for Halloween enthusiasts this year as the Big Green Stream Machine gets ready for fall. Along with chillers such as Autopsy, Carrie, The Dark Half, Fright Night, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Silen
This autonomous vehicle will do a job that no human should have to.
An anonymous reader writes: A couple from the Brick Township in New Jersey stands accused of using a flaw in the Lowes online portal to receive goods for free at their home. According to the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, the couple tried to steal
Blizzard Entertainment has released StarCraft: Remastered. It is described as Blizzard Entertainment’s lovingly crafted upgrade of the real-time strategy classic and its legendary expansion Brood War. Blizzard announcedStarCraft: Remastered
Disney and Lucasfilm are in "the earliest stages" of talks with director Stephen Daldry about an Obi-Wan Kenobi solo film, so...let the speculation begin! After The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Disney and Lucasfilm are in talks with directo
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In the mid – late 80’s, professional wrestling, and the WWF in particular, was big business. A lot of the WWF superstars were becoming household names thanks to Vince McMahon and his traveling circus. Two of the better known super
Get under the skin of clone club. This comprehensive guide to Orphan Black has an access-all-areas pass to the most innovative drama on TV. Includes interviews with the shows creators and cast, exclusive behind-the-scenes photos, production and visua
An anonymous reader quotes the Daily Mail: The FBI is looking at an 'odd bit of buried foam' as possible evidence in the cold case investigation into criminal mastermind D.B. Cooper, according to private investigators. The potential evidence was hand
The DOJ is making Data Demands of Dreamhost as they are looking for more info about the rioters who it appears the DOJ felt was organized through the site and will likely end up being an epic court battle. But more worrisome is the depth of data they