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The Klingons Are Coming To Sweden And You Can Join Them For A Cultural Exchange

Although Klingons are fierce and warrior-like as a culture, their latest expansion into Earth territory isn't as hostile as you might expect - because weirdly enough, they're setting up shop in Sweden for a new cultural center dedicated to teaching us humans about Klingon life. More »      

Tesla's Working On A Fix To Stop Its Wipers From Spraying People With Rainwater

Tesla finally got around to working out automatically activated windshield wipers, launching another "beta" test for the feature last week. There's a slight issue involving the wipers flinging water onto owners that still needs ironing out, but Elon Musk has announced that a fix is on the way. More »      

Black Mirror Embraces A Season Of Firsts In This Season Four Making-Of Featurette

Black Mirror's fourth season is, in hindsight, a radically ambitious feat for Charlie Brooker and his team of reality-breaking creators. It faces the criticisms that season three fell into a rut of cynicism and familiarity with what producer Annabel Jones calls, in this Netflix featurette, "a series of firsts." More »      

Bruce Lee Wields The Most Impractical Lightsabers Ever In Fan Video

Martial arts legend Bruce Lee, sadly, didn't live long enough to turn in even half of the brilliant performances he was capable of, a tragic fact which leaves a lot to the imagination of his fans. Like, what would Bruce Lee have looked like as part of the modern rise of science fiction cinema? More »      

Fisker's New Electric Car Bet Will Come Down To The Battery -- And Those Doors

So much about Henrik Fisker's EMotion concept unveiled at CES this year is both exciting and, for now at least, almost completely untested. Those eye-catching butterfly doors, for example? Fisker still has to figure out how to produce them at scale. Show More Summary

5 Design Trends We'd Like To See More Of This Year

Looking ahead to 2018, there's plenty to be excited about when it comes to design. From technology companies who are finally starting to own their responsibility, to the rest of us saying goodbye to boring hardware - here are five design trends we'd like to see more of this year. More »      

Tesla's Being Sued Again In Norway Over False Marketing Claims On The Model S

In December 2016, Tesla settled a lawsuit with over 100 Model S P85D owners in Norway, who had accused them of inflating power numbers in the car's marketing. Tesla settled for about $10,000 for each owner, or they could get some car upgrades or other forms of relief. Now, nearly 80 more Norwegian customers say they also want in on the action. More »      

The First Standalone VR Headset From Google And Lenovo Is A Beauty

Every major VR player has made the same promise. A VR headset that would be completely wireless. One that would let you go anywhere without tripping over cords or being tethered to a computer/phone/PS4. Google, which has spent more than a year quietly improving its VR platform, Daydream, is now the first company to cross the standalone finish line. Show More Summary

The Sydney Trains Debacle Is About To Get A Whole Lot Worse

Last week, Sydney's rail system went into complete meltdown and a lot of people were very unhappy about it. Things aren't about to get better. More »      

The Trailer For The Handmaid's Tale's Second Season Is Full Of Rebellion And Desperation

The Handmaid's Tale is ready to break new ground, and the trailer for its second season is expansive enough to prove it. More »      

Auto Execs Finally Admit Our Driverless Future Isn't, Like, Two Years Away

You get so much at CES these days. microchips, VR headsets, robots, gadgets for olds and desperate pleas for VC money. One thing you don't often get is realism. But at this year's tech show, auto and startup executives alike are tamping down expectations about when our autonomous, driverless robot car future will happen. No shit, guys! More »      

The American Dreams Of China's Biggest Smartphone Brand Are Basically Dead

Photo. Getty Lawmakers are determined to bury any dreams that Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei has ever had of gaining traction in the US. After pressuring AT&T to kill a major deal with the company this week, members of US ongress...Show More Summary

There Are Robots In The International Space Station Coded By Australian High School Students

Feeling like you're not achieving much in life? This probably isn't going to help. More »      

Siri Can Check Your ING Bank Balance

If you're an ING customer, you don't even need to touch your iPhone to see how much you have in your bank account anymore. ING is the first Australian bank to offer the service, with more expected to follow suit. More »      

How The Shape Of Water Devours The American Dream

For anyone familiar with the work of Guillermo Del Toro, they will know that he has a penchant for monster movies, and utilising them to explore both the innate flaws and immense beauty that humanity has to offer. Although that concept...Show More Summary

Pretty Soon A Smart Assistant Won't Be A Choice

I recently bought three Google Home Minis =- two for me, and one for my lovely parents. More »      

Acer's Swift 7 Is The Thinnest Laptop In The World, Again

Even though the battle to slim down laptops has slowed in recent years, that hasn't stopped Acer from trying. And with the second-generation Swift 7, Acer has retaken the crown for having the thinnest laptop in the world. More »    ...

We're Getting Closer To A Working Switch Emulator

One of the creators of the rather popular Citra 3DS Emulator has announced they are working on a new project - a Nintendo Switch emulator for Windows, Mac and Linux. More »      

SteelSeries' Dual-Sensor Mouse Could Be The King Of Precision

Often, the most exciting thing about new gaming hardware is how many RGB lights have been crammed into it. So instead of trying to fuel our inevitable rainbow-coloured dystopian future, SteelSeries looked for a different way to enhance its Rival 600 mouse. More »      

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