VW’s new company aims for on-demand self-driving cars

Like other automakers, Volkswagen sees the writing on the wall: it knows that there won't be as much of a reason to own a car in the future between ridesharing (like that of its partner, Gett) and self-driving cars. Accordingly, it's creating a comp... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Watch: Ian plays Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens live

There has been an awakening in your wallet. Have you felt it?Yes, the ever popular Lego franchise has just popped out a brand new title. The latest is based on last year's hugely anticipated Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens - meaning if you're a Star Wars fan, a Lego fan, or a parent to someone who is both of these things, you're almost certainly going to have to fork out for this game at some point down the line.I grabbed a copy yesterday and I'll be playing through the first 90 minutes at [Read Entire Story]

Prius plug-in drivers in Japan can earn real-world rewards for electric driving

Because saving money on gas just wasn't incentive enough.Buyers of new plug-in Prius models in Japan (known as the Prius Prime in the US) will have another incentive, besides using less gas, to drive in EV mode as much as possible. Toyota has formed... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Disney can digitally recreate your teeth

Digital models of humans can be uncannily accurate these days, but there's at least one area where they fall short: teeth. Unless you're willing to scan the inside of someone's mouth, you aren't going to get a very faithful representation of someone... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Settling

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*bangs desk with expert finesse* controversial opinion time controveRSIAL OPINION TIME

archive - contact - sexy exciting merchandise - search - about← previousNovember 30th, 2016nextNovember 30th, 2016: CURSED SHIRT UPDATE: I wore it and things were fine? BUT: I went out for dinner with friends at the end of the day, full of confidence, and their chocolate lava cake dessert was rancid. A search of folklore databases doesn't bring up any results for "relics that just mess up the desserts of others" so we are in uncharted territory here. Further experiments are [Read Entire Story]

Viz – The Mass Media Behind My Mind

When people talk about how manga started becoming popular in the West, they would mention Tokyopop. After all, they got girls to read comics and popularized the Japanese right-to-left book format that was thought to be tough  for readers to handle. However, there was always one stable publisher that went along with the times despite a rough beginning - Viz Media. As fan convention season comes to an end in 2016, Viz is celebrating 30 years of being in the business of putting out quality Japanese [Read Entire Story]

Women Who Changed Free Expression: Marjane Satrapi

cbldf:Happy Women’s History Month! All through March, we’ll be celebrating women who changed free expression in comics. Check back here every weekday for biographical snippets on female creators who have pushed the boundaries of the format and/or seen their work challenged or banned.Anyone who’s read Marjane Satrapi’s graphic novel memoir Persepolis is already familiar with the key events of her early life. Growing up in Tehran during the turmoil surrounding the Islamic Revolution, Satrapi [Read Entire Story]

Fluid Dynamics

Tonight’s comic is about the healthiest soup on Earth. SOURCE: Diesel Sweeties webcomic by rstevens - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

‘Black Mirror’ Parables: ‘Nosedive’

Season three of the science fiction anthology series “Black Mirror” has finally arrived on Netflix. Previous seasons explored our relationship to technology, specifically how evolving technologies might have a frightening impact on our lives. Season three, by and large, continues this trend. When storytelling is at its best it not only entertains, but also teaches us something about ourselves. “Black Mirror” attempts to look into a nebulous future and point out potential [Read Entire Story]

Number 1981: Here comes the Sun Girl!

Sun Girl was one of a handful of female superdoers that Timely/Marvel Comics published after World War II. As mentioned in Don Markstein’s Toonopedia, Sun Girl’s powers were ill-defined, even though she had a three-issue run of her own title, and appearances in that publisher’s flagship title, Marvel Mystery Comics.In this episode, from Marvel Mystery Comics #89 (1948), some odd-looking phantoms appear on the streets of New York, and Sun Girl is drafted to go after them. They have already cost [Read Entire Story]

Lelouch Lamperouge Smart Doll

Lelouch Lamperouge Smart Doll There is no better day than today to announce the second installment of the Sunrise X Smart Doll partnership. Its December 2nd today in Japan which is the birthday of Lelouch Lamperouge (ルルーシュ・ランペルージ ) - the main character of the hit anime series Code Geass. Therefore I would like to announce that Sunrise and Culture Japan are bringing you the Code Geass characters in Smart Doll form starting with one of my fave anime guys Lelouch Lamperouge. You can expect the [Read Entire Story]

Are We Sure "The World’s Mightiest Boy" Should Actually be Read by Children? Because I’m Starting to Wonder…

My eyes couldn't handle the microfiche copy of Master Comics #29, so after a quick look inside to make sure nothing too awesome was happening, I decided to just show you the awesome cover and move on:Heh. Good stuff. But on to #30!And it's going to take us two days, so settle in. Today, of course, we'll look at the Captain Marvel Jr. story:I presume this was what happened the last time Captain Nazi was locked up and they just kind of glossed over everything.Anyhoo, he's got a horrifying [Read Entire Story]

X-Men ’92: Here Ride the Horsemen

The end has come. Apocalypse has arrived and Death rides with him. And Pestilence, War, and Famine, too. Despite X-MEN ’92 writers Chris Sims and Chad Bowers preparing to close the book with December 28’s issue #10—and possibly take all of mutantkind down in the process—they took the time to talk to us about Apocalypse’s favorite tools, the Horsemen, and point out some of their favorites of all-time. Besides their own, of course. “Every time they show, [Read Entire Story]

‘Rogue One’ Premiere Prompts Full Week of Street Closures

Traffic will be affected for several days after Saturday's festivities.read more SOURCE: Heat Vision - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

‘Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite’ hits PS4, XB1 and PC in 2017

Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite pits classic video game characters from franchises like Street Fighter and Mega Man against everyone's favorite superheroes from the Marvel universe. The debut trailer showed an epic battle among Ryu, Mega Man X, Captain Ma... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Ellie is all grown up in ‘The Last of Us: Part II’

Sony closed out its PlayStation Experience keynote with the first trailer for The Last of Us: Part II, the sequel to Naughty Dog's breakout 2013 shooter. The stars of the original game, Joel and Ellie, return in Part II, older and apparently filled w... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Gigantic Fallout Pipboy Molded Coffee Mug

This is the Fallout Pip Boy Molded Mug. It costs $20 but can hold 48-ounces of irradiated liquids, which is pretty big for a coffee cup. That's just $5 per 12 ounces of capacity. It's not so bad when you think about it like that. Lifting it to your lips isn't going to be easy though, so I recommend throwing a couple extra points into the STRENGTH statistic of your SPECIAL attributes. Plus it doesn't look like scrubbing out the nooks and crannies on the inside is going to be all that easy [Read Entire Story]

EDC: Overgrown

Detroit Grooming Beard Scissors ($50). Detroit Grooming Credit Card Comb ($29). Detroit Grooming Black Beard Cleanser ($11). Detroit Grooming Black Grooming Oil ($15). Bellroy Card Sleeve Wallet ($55). Presented by...Visit Uncrate for the full post. SOURCE: Uncrate - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Metal-Encased Skyscrapers – The M9D4 Apartments by Architectures Anne Démians Filter Urban Spac (TrendHunter.com)

(TrendHunter.com) The M9D4 Apartments by Architectures Anne Démians focus on the separation of urban and domestic spaces. This concept is most explicitly expressed with the patterned metal sheeting that encases... SOURCE: TREND HUNTER - The Latest Trends - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Macphun Announce Touch Bar Support in Luminar Software

MacPhun have unveiled that Luminar, their first all-in-one photo editor, now supports Apple’s new MacBook Pro Touch Bar. Read more and comment » SOURCE: Photography Blog - News - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Panasonic’s OLED-fighting LCD is meant for professionals

Panasonic's salad days in the consumer TV space are in its past, but today the company announced a new IPS display technology that might help it win back some of the professional market. Essentially, it's making an LCD panel with the precision backli... SOURCE: Engadget RSS Feed - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

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