Yet another new restaurant with robot servers has opened in China. And the owners seem determined to test Disney's patience with intellectual property laws. Why? The name of the restaurant is apparently Wall.e — just like the cute little robot worker from the 2008 Pixar film. Read more...
Sláinte! Hey everyone, let's all take special care to be safe out there this New Year's Eve. We don't need any unnecessary casualties in the first few minutes of 2015. That means no drinking and driving, no dabbling in designer street drugs, and most importantly, taking the time open our midnight champagne bottles properly. Show More Summary
Destiny players worried the ongoing PlayStation Network problems would rob them of a chance to visit the game's weekend-only Strange Coin vendor should worry no more — Bungie's gooing to let him keep his shop open until Monday. Read more...
A MOVEMENT CAUGHT MY EYE as I approached the (open) bar. A woman was waving to me, smiling. I knew her…but I could not remember how. She was happy to see me, though; genuinely so. She had the sort of look I once found irresistible as a young man. Blonde, white, and very cute. Not that there’s anything wrong […]
You have received what appears to be a legitimate e-mail message from a reputable company — such as an airline, for example — but you have no idea as to whether or not it is considered “spam”; and you do not want to click open the e-mail...Show More Summary
The Fx0 smartphone comes with a clear case to illustrate the transparency and "openness" of Firefox OS.
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Online outrage gives us a socially acceptable outlet for sadism. The lynch mob instinct is strong. http://t.co/REIkxpp7Br — Noah Smith (@Noahpinion) December 23, 2014 I wore an onion on my belt, as was the fashion at that time. A little nostalgia from Emmett Rensin, at Vox: Because I was 16 and because I was angry, [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
Ariana Grande revealed she is “repulsed” by Santa Claus. The “Santa Tell Me” singer opened up about her hit holiday song on Friday and explained that the Christmas tune, in which she asks Santa for help with her love life, is actually “depressing.”
This week, WBNS is hiring an anchor/reporter, a photographer and an assignment editor. Meanwhile, WSPA is seeking a reporter/digital journalist, as well as a newscast producer. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find...Show More Summary
In a promo for Oprah's interview with Michael Sam that airs tonight, Sam talks about the gay men in the NFL who reached out to him to commend Sam for his courage being openly gay. Sam wouldn't specify the exact...
Zanocchi & Starke’s Wall Ride is a wall-mounted shelf with a built-in skateboard rack. It lets you store a skateboard while displaying the graphics underneath the deck. Like all good things, the rack also doubles as a bottle opener.
Chelsea officially announced Fernando Torres' loan deal with AC Milan will be made permanent as soon as the January transfer window opens in Italy, ahead of a proposed move back to Atletico Madrid for the Spain international. The Blues...Show More Summary
While scrolling through your News Feed on Facebook this holiday, you probably encountered the typical statuses from friends: photographs of families opening gifts and inevitably, a few "Year in Review" posts, a photo slide of highlights...Show More Summary
Latest drama follows The Interview's Christmas opening—which earned $1 million.
So, here’s your open thread for the weekend – on the 40th anniversary of my enlistment. Yes, it was December 27, 1974 when I flew out of Syracuse Airport on route to Fort Polk, Louisiana where I spent the next 16 weeks being the most infantryman I could be. No the mustache isn’t regulation, but […]
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he’ll make a decision by March on whether or not he wants to challenge for the Dem nomination in 2016. Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders says he’ll decide by March whether to launch a 2016 presidential campaign and, if so, whether he’ll seek the Democratic nomination. Either way, Sanders says [Read more...]
On this day in 1927 the musical play Show Boat opened at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Broadway.
Jordan Graham's grandmother doesn't want or need an iPhone. "Open it!" Graham says in the video he recorded of his grandmother on Christmas Day. "You need it!" "No I don't, Jordan," she replies. She offers gripes and grievances typical of an elderly person receiving a new piece of technology they want absolutely no part of. Show More Summary
If you had trouble opening your Christmas Day inventory gifts in Grand Theft Auto Online, you weren't alone. Between apparent DDoS attacks and the likely holiday rush of player traffic, Xbox Live and PlayStation Network have suffered connectivity iss...