Earlier this month, this awesome Costco deal shaved $80 off of the price of the Samsung Gear S3 and now’s your last chance to get it!
If you were waiting for the right time to upgrade from your bulky, creaking old laptop— we got news for ya: the time is now.
While Dell isn’t exactly screaming this deal from the hilltops (or their website )— we are.
Dell is going all in with this coupon code that knocks the 15.6-inch Inspiron 15 7000 down to only $579. Man we love a good clearance deal.
Incase you didn’t know, this is the sleekest model of the 7000-Series, complete with InfinityEdge display and the newest 8th generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor. On top of that, it also comes with Windows 10 Pro, which normally would be a $50 upgrade over Home. This’ll definitely come in handy for those who need their computer supported by their IT department. Read more…
Animals that live near human activity are becoming nocturnal just to avoid us, and the implications for ecosystems around the world could be huge.
A team of researchers conducted a meta-analysis which included data about 62 species across six continents and found an overwhelming trend: To avoid encountering humans, animals are becoming nocturnal at the expense of their biologically predetermined schedules.
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Of the species studied that typically split their activity equally between day and night, more than 80 percent of those living near humans increased their nighttime activity. The new results were published in the journal Science this week. Read more…
Transference, the heady virtual reality project that made a splash with its trailer at E3, is more than just your typical gaming experience.
During E3, we had a chance to talk to a couple of folks behind Transference: Elijah Wood, actor and founder of the production company Spectrevision, and Benoit Richer, game director at Ubisoft. Both of whom discussed how their backgrounds in film and games helped develop Transference into something that’s a unique mix of both with a heavy dose of emotional pull.
“Games have always looked to film for inspiration, especially in the last 15 to 20 years,” Wood said. “They’ve become more and more cinematic and inspired by film history in terms of cutscenes and narrative approach.” Read more…
The wait has been well worth it: Zach Galifianakis is back with another episode of Between Two Ferns, his first episode since Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama appeared on the show in 2016.
This time he’s joined by legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld and rapper Cardi B, a more recent legend in her own right.
Seinfeld takes up most of the interview, and the hilarious banter between the two men is full of drags and knocks against the franchises that brought them fame (Seinfeld and the film The Hangover, respectively). Read more…
Haters gonna hate, but that’s not stopping Elon Musk and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel from pushing forward on a potentially game-changing new high-speed rail project.
Musk and Mayor Emanuel held a press conference on Thursday to announce The Boring Company’s winning bid for an underground high-speed rail between downtown Chicago and O’Hare International Airport.
“This is the fastlane to Chicago’s future,” Mayor Emanuel said.
The line will be called “The Chicago Express Loop,” also known as The X. Pods made by Tesla will travel between 125 – 150 mph, transporting travelers the approximately 16 miles between Block 37 in downtown Chicago to the airport in about 12 minutes. It’s not Hyperloop, but it’s fast — about four times faster than existing public transportation, at least. Read more…
It looks like Snapchat may soon be borrowing a feature from Instagram, for once.
The app is currently testing a new video feature that lets users create looping Boomerang-style videos. The feature, called “bounce,” is being tested in a beta version of the app but isn’t publicly available yet.
Snapchat already lets you create looping videos — the feature was added a year ago — but it doesn’t quite create Boomerang-like effects. (Boomerang creates its looping effects by playing clips forward and then backward.)
The new bounce feature brings Snapchat’s version closer to Instagram’s Boomerang, though. It appears alongside the other video playback tools. Using a slider, you select a portion of the video to “bounce.” The clip will play backward and forward in a loop, similar to a Boomerang. Read more…