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To keep a Boeing Dreamliner flying, reboot once every 248 days

The 787 Dreamliner has been plagued with battery woes since its early days, to the point where the Federal Aviation Administration kept it from flying the skies in the past. And while those technical difficulties are apparently taken care of, Boeing's flagship airliner could be on the way to more …

Aviation

May 1: PC at E3, Furious 7, Assassin's Creed, Dota 2, Yooka-Laylee, Star Wars, Disney Infinity

Welcome to Polygon Minimap, a daily audio tour through the latest news about video games, related technologies and culture.<p>Subscribe on iTunes<br>• Subscribe to the podcast (RSS)<br>• Download this episode directly as an MP3<p>Here's what we're covering today:<p><b>THE BIG STORIES</b><p>PC gaming is getting its own press …

Comic Books

Best Plays of the Week - Episode 3 - IGN Video

Max and Brian run in to some trouble outside of the strip club.

Every Avenger from 1990 to 2015 - IGN Video

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Here's the dirty little secret IMAX doesn't want you to know

IMAX offers an enhanced viewing experience for movie-goers, who pay a premium on top of the existing ticket price to enjoy it.<p>The company's reputation grew based on massive screens and state-of-the-art sound systems. IMAX currently retrofits existing movie theaters with technology that enhances the …

Any Day - Exclusive Clip - Another Guy

Ex fighter (Sean Bean) is released from prison and falls for a girl (Eva Longoria) while staying with his sister (Kate Walsh). All is fine until he …

Ex Machina - Trailer 4

A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a …

Adam Sandler movie put actors in redface: “I’m full-blooded Navajo and they bronzed me”

A number of Native American extras have already walked off the set of “Ridiculous Six”<p>Another day, another dispiriting detail from the set of Adam Sandler’s “Ridiculous Six,” which a number of Native American extras walked off last week because the script contained offensive content (a cellphone …

Open Windows, a dull film trying to be edgy by casting an ex-porn star

Last year, former porn star Michelle Sinclair got a text from Joaquin Phoenix, asking her if she’d like to audition for an upcoming Paul Thomas Anderson movie. Sinclair queried whether the role – a small but pivotal one in Anderson’s inscrutable Thomas Pynchon adaptation Inherent Vice – would …

B-movie

How a then-24-year-old filmmaker exposed the Taser industry in a bombshell new documentary

Berardini got word of an in-custody death by the Moberly Police Department and was one of the first reporters on the scene.<p>Witnesses told him 23-year-old Stanley Harlan had been pulled over by the Moberly police in front of his house. Harlan got out of his car, had a conversation with the officer …

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’: Paul Bettany brings the Vision to life | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Paul Bettany as the Vision in “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” (Marvel Entertainment)<p>Marvel’s lastest tentpole film “Avengers: Age of Ultron” introduces several mysterious new characters to the superheroic team. One of the most intriguing additions is the Vision, played by Paul Bettany.<p>For those who …

The Latest: Mayweather's dad says fighter done after 1 more

LAS VEGAS (AP) — 11:25 p.m. (2:25 a.m.)<p>The stage is set up inside the ring for the post-fight news conference, but Floyd Mayweather Sr. is holding …

Paul lifts Clippers past Spurs, 111-109 in Game 7

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It figured that the most entertaining first-round series in the NBA playoffs would come down to a play involving Chris Paul and Tim Duncan.<p>Paul, who willed himself back from an early hamstring injury, banked in a shot over Duncan with a second left to lift the Los Angeles …

Mayweather defeats Pacquiao in decision

'Evolve' Lets Xbox One Players Skip Grinding With $60 Pre-Purchase

Lately pre-order bonuses and console-exclusive content have frustrated many gaming fans who feel like they’re getting the short end of the stick when it comes to new releases, unless they pledge their loyalty to an unreleased game months ahead of time. But today with 2K’s upcoming shooter Evolve, …

Call of Duty

Rocket launchers and a fan-favorite map highlight the Halo 5 beta's last week

The <i>Halo 5: Guardians</i> beta is entering its final leg in this coming week, and with that, 343 Industries will introduce a new mode of play, as well as a new map created with an early toolkit provided to fans.<p>Strongholds is the name of the new mode, a team Slayer variant. It features three control …

Halo

Video viewability will finally bridge the TV-online divide

For viewing audiences, video is video. Whether watching TV, tablet or desktop, it’s not about the screen. It’s about the content and the convenience.<p>But for advertisers and media buyers, TV and online video remain vastly different animals. Planning, buying and analyzing are segregated disciplines – …

Instagram Is the Fastest Growing Major Social Network

Instagram grew nine percent among U.S. adults last year.<p>Instagram is growing quickly — faster than the competition, it turns out.<p>New data from the Pew Research Internet Project released Friday found that Instagram was the fastest growing major social network among U.S. adults last year. The segment …

iPhone Separation Anxiety Is Real, Study Says

You might think you're doing yourself a favor if you leave your phone behind when you head to an important meeting or dinner with the in-laws, but a new study suggests just the opposite is true.<p>According to new research from the University of Missouri, being separated from your iPhone can lead to …

How To Make Sure Your Gmail Is As Secure As Possible

No one wants to deal with the stress and potential damages of having an email account hacked.<p>To decrease the likelihood of hacks, as well as the time it takes account holders to find suspicious activity that could be a precursor, Gmail has created a handy check list that all users should take the …

Canon and Apple were the top Flickr cameras in 2014

Have you ever wondered which cameras and camera brands were used most to capture the photos posted on Flickr? Granted, this may not be the first question on your mind, but Flickr has what you’d call a proprietary interest in the topic, and decided to throw together some numbers that, taken …

An extra screen for your iPhone? Check out the popSLATE

Earlier today I wrote about the The Trick Cover which is an hilarious, but not too useful, iPhone cover. Check the video on that one to see what I mean.<p>Since then I’ve stumbled upon another iPhone case (first introduced in 2012, now available for the iPhone 6) that is a lot more useful. Check out …

Sony boss: 'No playbook' for dealing with hack attack

<b>There was no precedent for how to deal with a hacking attack on the scale of that which hit Sony Pictures, its chief executive has said.</b><p>Michael Lynton said his firm had "no playbook" on how to respond.<p>In a wide-ranging interview with the Associated Press, he also described the scale of the attack, …

Gymwatch tells you if you’re even lifting right, bro

Hitting the gym with my girlfriend is an embarrassing affair. Not because she lifts almost as much as me, but because she’s so much better at it, with the all the right form and stuff.<p>“Move your knees farther apart. No, no, no. Push on the balls of your feet.”<p>It gets tedious as she makes sure I use …

The Last Temptation Of Mitt

How Romney got from 11 nos to maybe on the question of 2016 — and what he has to decide before he takes the plunge. "Can you imagine what Ted Cruz is going to do to Jeb Bush?" one Romney insider tells BuzzFeed News.<p>It wasn't long after Mitt Romney tottered off the national stage in November, 2012, …

#JeSuisCharlie becomes one of most popular hashtags in Twitter's history

#JeSuisCharlie has become one of the most popular news-related hashtags in the history of Twitter, the company said Friday.<p>People have been using the hashtag to show solidarity with the employees of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Ten of the magazine's cartoonists and editors were killed …

Charlie Hebdo

10 extraordinary destinations you have probably never heard of

South Sudan

Norwegian Escape's snow room is cruise ship's latest wow factor

When the Norwegian Escape cruise ship sets sail later this year, you can count on a bit of really cold comfort.<p>What will be the newest and biggest ship in the Norwegian fleet will debut a snow room in its Mandara Spa, where you'll be able to really get your heart pumping.<p>Why a deep freeze?<p>Think of …