Tag Archives: entertainment

NFL live games will be available on any mobile carrier in 2018

Verizon subscribers have long had the perk of live NFL mobile game streaming, but that will change next year.

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Science made a safer avocado, but you can’t get it yet

If you’ve ever prepared a meal containing an avocado, you’re likely aware of how annoying the process can be. The large seed in the center makes slicing an avocado a little more tricky than other fruits, a problem compounded by the slippery flesh. The fruit’s popularity has resulted in a growing number of avocado-related hand injuries, a problem that now … Continue reading

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GM Planning to use carbon fiber in truck beds

It’s only been a few model years since Ford started using lots of aluminum in the bed of their trucks to help reduce weight while increasing performance and fuel economy. Other automakers are planning to follow suit

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Study finds that humans may have reached limit of lifespan

A new study has been looking at some of the aspects of humanity that are most important to mankind including height, lifespan, and physical performance. The study has found that humans have biological limits and that humanity may have already reached them. The study did find that environmental factors, like climate change, could have a negative impact on those limits

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Google Maps will soon make sure you don’t miss your stop

Google Maps and Waze, both owned by Google, have changed the way many of us travel.

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Apple still has its eyes on the self-driving car road

Just a few months ago, Apple was believed to have given up hopes, albeit temporarily, of making its own autonomous vehicle. Of course, the company has neither confirmed nor denied it was even working on one, but it seems it never really took that off the table in the first place. At a machine learning conference called NIPS, Apple director … Continue reading

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Instagram’s new Direct app splits off private messaging

Facebook’s war against Snapchat continues and this time it is using Instagram as its proxy. The popular social photo sharing platform has just rolled out a limited test of its new Direct private messaging app that removes the same functionality from the main Instagram app.

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New ‘Ready Player One’ trailer reveals more of the real-world story

The initial trailer for Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Ready Player One focused on the virtual world of OASIS, and for understandable reasons: it's a visual showcase for a crucial part of the story. However, Warner Bros.

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This is the McLaren Senna: Compromise is not an option

What’s a driver to do when a “regular” McLaren isn’t quite fierce enough? The answer might be this, the McLaren Senna, latest model in the British automaker’s legendary Ultimate Series and named after the even more famous Formula 1 driver Ayrton Senna.

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FX will turn podcast hit ‘Welcome to Night Vale’ into a TV show

It's not just Amazon hoping a podcast's success will translate to a TV series. FX has reached a deal with Sony Pictures Television to turn Welcome to Night Vale into a TV show

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