Andre Williams

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The four pledges I took to make my life better

Life is all about change. As they say <i>“we cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are”.</i> It takes great courage and perseverance to …

Project Management

How Fructose May Trigger Body Fat

Fructose, a type of sugar, quickly absorbs into the liver of mice with diabetes, potentially causing health complications, according to a new study …

Lenovo foldable smartphone and tablet concept hands on

Foldable smartphones and tablets, it looks like they’re coming soon at some point. We’re here at Lenovo Tech World in San Francisco and a lot of cool stuff were announced here, like the Tango-ready PHAB 2 Pro and the shockingly modular Moto Z and Z Force, but the ones we really thought were cool …

San Francisco

Superhero movies release date list: Suicide Squad, Wolverine 3, Wonder Woman and 18 more premiere dates to watch out for

Superhero movies adapted from the comic books have been the rage since some years now. These fictional movies have managed to captivate the minds of …

What is LitRPG and why does it exist?

When MMOs become fantasy novels, stats and all<p>I like good fiction. I promise I’m literate. But I spend most of my book time listening to "okay" sci-fi, fantasy, and mystery novels on Audible. I pepper in classics and non-fiction, but nothing spends my Audible credits better than pulp about magic …

X-Men: Apocalypse is what happens when a superhero franchise runs out of ideas

Just like Sony's stale Spider-Man series, the X-Men have seen better days.<p>To really understand <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i>, you have look back to director Bryan Singer’s firstfilm about the team of superpowered mutants. Released 16 years ago this summer, <i>X-Men</i> wasthe first fully formed entry in the modern …

How Akira sent shockwaves through pop culture and changed it

Ask anyone – Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 film <i>Akira</i> is largely considered the most important animation of all time. OF ALL TIME, Kanye West will tell you. It served as a visual ammo for his video for “Stronger”, some of its signature graphics recreated exactly as they appeared in the film.<p>One of <i>Akira</i>’s …

Kanye West hits back at Deadmau5

Kanye West caused a stir Tuesday night when he tweeted a picture of his computer that showed a tab open for the Pirate Bay. Electronic artist …

Minnie Mouse

Fallout 4 Fan Is Documenting All the Secret Areas

If you've been exploring the Bostonian Wasteland and want to know where all the hidden locations are, then one YouTuber may have the answer for you. They're digging through the world of Fallout 4 and posting videos of all the secret locations in the game.<p>YouTuber The Lawd has been on this journey …

14 Boots That Will Help You Take on Winter like a Boss

Rain, snow and biting wind: It’s that time of year again, and your go-to steppers just aren’t going to cut it anymore. Bring on the boots that can handle the weather. A durable pair is an absolute must: Just like scarves, gloves and beanies, warm + waterproof boots can really make those long winter …

Clothing

Orphaned planet and twin Earths that 'could share life' revealed

<b>(CNN) —</b> From a world 11 times more massive than Jupiter to a pair of Earth-like planets that may house life, scientists have revealed a host of fascinating new findings about our galactic neighbors.<p>Take HD-106906b, or "fat Jupiter" as some observers have termed it.<p>A planet far larger than our …

Universe

Here are Nintendo 64 and PSP games (impractically) running on a smartwatch

It’s Friday, so let’s look at something fun and kind of useless.<p>YouTube user Hacking Jules has Nintendo 64 and PlayStation Portable emulators running on an Android Wear smartwatch — specifically the original LG G-Watch, as originally reported by Android Police via Toy Box. Of course, it’s …

The Wove Band Reimagines the Smartwatch With Its Flexible Screen

Why limit yourself to a rigid, square screen?<p>While smartwatches are a huge leap forward for the watch form in terms of functionality, they are still fundamentally limited by their adherence to the traditional two-piece format of display and band. Flexible technology firm Polyera hopes to break that …

The $35 Padgene DZ09 Smart Watch Has Mobile Features And Camera

Just a day ago I wrote about the low-budget U8 Smartwatch with Bluetooth technology for connecting with your smartphone. Today will talk about a more …

Galaxy Note 5 Images Leak, Will Anger Users

I thought the bets were off. No phone would prove more controversial in 2015 than the Galaxy S6. It seems I was wrong…<p>If leaked images obtained by the ever reliable French tech site Nowhereelse.fr prove correct (and it nailed both the Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 designs prior to launch) then Samsung is …

Phones

Batman v Superman: new synopsis and DIY Batmobile unveiled

The extremely protracted publicity campaign for Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice continues to roll on with more details revealed at this week’s Licensing Expo in Las Vegas.<p>The film, which marks Warner Bros’s attempt to emulate Marvel’s cinematic universe, has suffered delays and saw …

Ben Affleck

Reports of the demise of men have been greatly exaggerated

Scientific scare stories like to remind men that they are all but obsolete, but they are merely a reflection of the age we live in, says Chris Moss<p>You don’t have to look very far to find useless men. Any high street on a Saturday will turn up isolated males standing outside women’s fashion stores …

Anna Kendrick Wiped The Floor With James Corden In This ‘Pitch Perfect’ Riff-Off

Anna Kendrick brought her ‘resting b*tch face’ to <i>The Late Late Show</i> to join her <i>Pitch Perfect 2</i> cast mates and to take on James Corden in a riff-off. The entire show was a treat for <i>Pitch Perfect</i> fans (there are a lot of them judging from current box office returns) and Corden took advantage. He …

B.B. King dies: Generations of guitarists used 'B.B. Box' to learn how to play

Check out any guitarist at a nightclub, arena or recording studio, and chances are the sound you hear is being colored by an array of effects pedals that add distortion, echo, phase-shifting, wah-wah cries and more.<p>B.B. King? He just jacked an electric guitar into an amp. His trademark tone came …

Scientific study confirms hotboxing a room with weed totally works

A recent study conducted at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine found that secondhand cannabis smoke can intoxicate nonsmokers under "extreme conditions," meaning unventilated rooms. It's the first comprehensive study on secondhand pot smoke released since the 1980s, whose findings needed to be …

CHIP is a $9 Raspberry Pi killer

The Raspberry Pi was definitely a game changer when it hit shelves at only $35. But CHIP is hoping to make the Pi look positively pricey by comparison. The Kickstarter campaign has already blown way past its $50,000 goal. In fact, at the time of this writing its approaching $500,000. Like the Pi, …

How to Gauge Your Compatibility So You Don't End Up in a Sexless Relationship

I’m pretty damn in love with my job, but one of my least favorite parts of what I do is hearing from couples who are sexually incompatible.<p>Sometimes it’s just an email with an initial inquiry. Other times they actually land in my office in front of me. Occasionally they realize they’re …

Hands On With Google’s Incredibly Clever Cardboard Virtual Reality Headset

Each year at I/O, Google gives all of the developers in the audience a gift. Some years it’s a tablet. Some years it’s a laptop.<p>This year? It was a piece of cardboard. Yeah, yeah, they gave attendees some other stuff, too — but that cardboard!<p>Once you tear the seal on Google’s lil’ slab of …