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Zoom Through Seattle's Massive Tunnel Before It Finally Opens for Service

Seattle's waterfront is getting a makeover. It hasn't been a particularly rapid affair (certainly nothing for Elon Musk to measure himself against), …

The top 50 video games of all time, ranked

But that didn't stop us from rounding up the top 50 video games of all time.<p>We did have some parameters, however, when choosing the games: This list includes console video games, spanning from the 1980s to today, and includes only games from more-modern consoles (sorry, Atari fans!). In most …

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Game, set and match: how tennis balls are made inside Wilson's factory

Grand slams such as the ATP World Tour Finals get through up to 70,000 tennis balls per tournament, so demand for new stock is always high. Wilson's …

Tennis

How Marty McFly's self-lacing trainers became a reality

Ever since Marty McFly pulled on a pair of Nike Air MAGs in 1989's Back to the Future Part II, sneakerheads have dreamed of self-lacing …

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Andy Serkis Thinks Planet of the Apes is 'Boyhood in the Jungle,' and He's Right

The main difference between the original <i>Planet of the Apes</i> series and the latest reboot is whose journey we take. In the first two films, the focus …

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7 Ideas for Better Selling on Facebook

Facebook may be the future of e-commerce. Follow these 7 tips to make take advantage of it.<p>Facebook's previous foray into e-commerce didn't end too well when the original marketplace extension failed to gain steam among the social channel's user base. Facebook even convinced major brands like …

37 Brilliant Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success in Business, Career, and Life

Sometimes we can all use a dose of inspiration to get us past the obstacles in our lives.<p>We can all use a little inspiration every once in a while-especially when the obstacles in our lives are stacking up and we're not sure we can continue to rise to the challenge. That's exactly when we need a …

Awesome Art Picks: Supergirl, Ghost Rider, Spider-Gwen, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

How Fast You Should Be Riding Your Bike To Breathe The Least Pollution

In a recent study, a researcher calculated exactly how fast to travel to limit exposure to pollution: around seven to 12 miles an hour on a bike, …

15 of Spider-Man's Coolest Gadgets

The new Spider-Man trailer shows off web wings and more, so here's some of the wallcrawler's best tech.<p>Spider-Man has the proportionate strength, …

Spider-Man

New iOS Children’s Story App “The Snow Fox” Comes Alive As You Read It

<b>WHO:</b> AKQA<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> Animated digital book apps for children are not a new thing, but one that is voice-activated is. Created by agency AKQA, “The …

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Read a Spine-Tingling Excerpt From the New Dark Crystal Prequel

Jim Henson’s much-loved 1982 fantasy film, <i>The Dark Crystal</i>, recently made headlines when an official sequel was announced, in comic book form. But …

RANKED: The 20 best albums of the year, according to critics

From the critical dominance of the Knowles sisters — Beyoncé and Solange — to the final LPs from legendary acts like David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, and A Tribe Called Quest, 2016 has produced many innovative, affecting, and memorable works.<p>We turned to the review aggregator Metacritic to find out …

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Get Your First Taste of “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

<b>WHO:</b> Tom Holland stars as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Michael Keaton wears a scary metal suit to play The Vulture, Robert Downey Jr. plays Tony Stark as …

“War For The Planet Of The Apes” Shows Just One Of The Dystopias That Await Us In 2017

<b>WHAT:</b> The first trailer for <i>War for the Planet of the Apes</i>.<p><b>WHO:</b> Woody Harrelson stars as the lead human, while Andy Serkis reprises his CGI role as ape leader Caesar in Matt Reeves’s film.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> Maybe it’s just us, but dystopias are kind of on our mind in 2017. Anybody else feeling like that? …

The Bridge Headset Powers Up iPhone VR With Positional Tracking

If you’ve been holding onto your trusty iPhone 6, 6S, or 7 and wondering when a cool VR headset will be available for it, this is your lucky day. The …

John Glenn: 8 Things to Learn From the 'Last American Hero'

The 'Last American Hero' is gone. This was his legacy--and why he should inspire you.<p>They say he was the Last American Hero. John Glenn--astronaut, politician, national icon--passed away yesterday at the age of 95.<p>Tom Wolfe described him and his fellow Mercury explorers as having "the Right Stuff," …

Season of Heaven Announced as a Nintendo Switch Exclusive

Based on a book of the same name, this french indie game follows the adventures of a group trying to survive in the post apocalypse.<p>A new game joins …

Local Motors unveils 3D printed autonomous car with drone

Engineers from Local Motors have recently found a way to utilize a self-driving car, a 3D printer and a drone, all together in one amazing machine.<p>Working directly with Grant Imahara of Mythbusters, the engineers have produced a 3D printed, autonomous vehicle that comes equipped with its own 3D …

Nintendo's first 'Super Mario' game for the iPhone is out today — I already played it, and it's very good!

I am a Mario superfan. I've been playing "Super Mario" games as long as I can remember, from "Super Mario Bros." on NES through "Super Mario 3D World" on the Wii U.<p>I am, to put it lightly, very excited for the debut of "Super Mario Run" on Apple's iPhone and iPad — the first Mario game for Apple's …

Cartoon Network Celebrates Computer Science Education Week With STEAM Initiatives

<b>WHO:</b> University of California, Irvine cultural anthropologist Mimi Ito, DIY CEO Zach Klein, National Girls Collaborative CEO Karen Peterson , MIT …

These 90s Batmobile And Batwing Toys Are Spot-On Animated Series Replicas

For $175 each.<p>Just in time for the holidays, DC Collectibles has released a new Batman: The Animated Series style Batwing and Batmobile.<p>They're …

Become a Sneaky Urban Fox in This Entrancing 360-Degree Video

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Xq0FUCy38z4<p>We all know by now what a fox says, thanks to a certain song we all by now have heard too many times. But …

This Adorable Little Stormtrooper Stars In A Uniquely Sweet “Rogue One” Charity PSA

<b>WHO:</b> Globe Telecom<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> Look, everyone loves a little Star Wars character. Just ask VW. Here, though, instead of selling cars we get a rather …

The Secretary Of Labor–Brought To You By Carl’s Jr.–Is Our Latest “Idiocracy” Moment

The universe is trolling us.<p>“<i>Idiocracy</i> is a documentary now” seems like the sort of snarky, smug, over-trodden line that people tend to think about when they decry the “elitism” of liberals. Back in October, Mike Judge–the film’s writer/director–talked to <i>Co.Create</i> about the new life the movie has …

This Delightful Marquee Bids You a Cheeky Cinematic Holiday Sentiment

Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester square is proudly exhibiting the <i>Home Alone</i> movies this December. (Yes, that’s parts one and two; everything after …

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How Taco Bell Plans To Fill The YouTube-Shaped Hole In Its Digital Media Strategy

The brand aims to live más with longform video.<p>Ryan Rimsnider, Taco Bell’s senior manager of social strategy, is proud of the work that his team does. The brand’s Instagram is a thing of beauty, its Twitter account is full of quirky animated gifs from its #TacoEmojiEngine, it allowed people to turn …

George Lucas biography shows how a distrust of studios led to Star Wars

It helps explain the prequel trilogy<p>There’s a perennial argument playing out over and over on the internet: did George Lucas ruin <i>Star Wars</i>? The franchise’s creator did himself few favors with the Special Editions and prequel trilogy, but he never seemed to care about the reaction from series fans. …

Emily Ratajkowski Remakes a Salt-N-Pepa Classic for LOVE Advent Day 8

"Push it real good."<p>Back in September, Emily Ratajkowski wrote an essay for <i>Glamour</i> about women who are scrutinized for being serious, political, independent, <i>and</i> sexy. "[Women] shouldn't be weighed down with the responsibility of explaining our every move," she said. Her moves have included a big …