This week we looked at what the US Senate’s vote against internet privacy actually means, learned about the little-known perils of stale rice, prepared for the worst case scenario of actual nuclear war, and more. On the plus side, there’s new Netflix movies. Everything is fine! Read more...
Sites of ancient conflicts reignite a debate over when members of our species first took up arms against each other.
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I’m not saying Frank Oz is definitely playing Yoda in Star Wars: Episode VIII, but I am saying it’s telling that he apparently can’t just say “no” when asked about it Read more...
Kate Hudson was caught with a new mystery man! Amid rumors of a heated romance with Brad Pitt, the actress was spotted sneaking away for dinner with another man. Does this mean her fling with Pitt is over? X17 Online reports that Hudson had dinner with the mystery man in Santa Monica over the weekend. Show More Summary
Richard A. Bitzinger Security, Asia Xi Jinping has become more intransigent and assertive over promoting Beijing's self-perceived national interests while Trump has shown a new US hostility toward China. So, does this really mean war? Are Xi’s China and Trump’s America on a collision course toward war? It may certainly feel that way sometime. Show More Summary
These are Star Wars Lego sets you're looking for. Lego may be keeping upcoming Star Wars Episode VIII Lego sets under wraps — they literally had nothing to show for the upcoming film at New York Toy Fair — but that doesn't mean there...Show More Summary
Mean tweets. Vicious taunts. Crude TV. An uncivil war is raging in this country, and before you blame... you know... That Guy, take a look in the mirror.
“Jedi,” like “anime” or “moose,” is both a singular noun and its own plural. This fact presented an unexpected quandary to legions of Star Wars fans when the title of the franchise’s next installment was announced. Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi is confusing: does that mean there’s ... More »
The initial reaction to the news that Rian Johnson‘s upcoming Star Wars movie would be titled Star Wars: The Last Jedi went something like this: “Ooh. That’s a cool title! But what does it mean? Who is the last Jedi? Is it Luke? Is it...Show More Summary
"... over bathrooms and even the very notion that men or women have to choose one fixed gender identity. President Donald J. Trump reportedly likes his female staff 'to dress like women'; just what this means isn’t entirely clear. The divide looms between those who welcome the new fluidity and those who yearn for clearly defined gender roles. Show More Summary
Halo Wars 2 is the latest Xbox Play Anywhere title from Microsoft, which means that digital purchases of the game count towards both the Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs. This normally doesn’t apply to physical releases, but there was an interesting exception: THQ Nordic’s physical PC release, which we reported on last month. This […]
This is Droids, a mashup featuring droid footage from Star Wars, and the theme song from Friends. I mean, this is the internet after all. I liked the episode where R2-D2 sees Princess Leia topless and then C-3PO has to pee on Rey's leg because she got stung by a jellyfish. Show More Summary
Megan McArdle reaches into her nostalgia file for a 90s classic: “there is only opposition to abortion rights because of Roe v. Wade.” What do I mean by that? Well, consider the Judicial Wars. Of course, different people will have different dates for the start of that long conflict, but there’s a plausible argument that […]
Richard Overton is the oldest living U.S. military veteran in the world, but don’t think having a DOB of 1906 on his driver’s license means he can’t still enjoy the rumble of a great American V8, because Overton still drives his late 1970s Ford truck. Like a boss. Read more...
First things first: In tonight’s episode, Webber says the sentence, “This isn’t about my butt!” He’s very angry when he says it! It is very awesome.Second things second: Alex is fine! In the least surprising development in Grey’s Anatomy history, Alex Karev isn’t going to prison. After an entire day ... More »
Aleks Paunovic (This Means War) been cast in CBS summer drama series Zoo. Based on the bestseller by James Patterson, Zoo chronicles a wave of violent animal attacks against humans across the planet. Paunovic will play Dallas, the leader of a shadowy group looking to stop the spread of the hybrids. Show More Summary
The Force Awakens did something no other Star Wars movie had done: it made a hero out of a Stormtrooper. But doing that complicates what it means to kill the ubiquitous canon fodder of this fictional universe. Read more...
The Last Jedi is the title of the new Star Wars film, and fans are actively speculating about who that “last Jedi” is, according to the Telegraph. Could that mean that The Last Jedi is the last Star Wars film ever? Who is this mysterious Jedi? Shortly after the title for the new Star Wars:... Show More Summary
Microsoft has introduced cross-play into Gears of War 4 for both Windows 10 and Xbox One players. What does this mean? It means if you game on Xbox One or Windows 10 you'll be able to play casual games with other players on the other platform.