Lukas Stanley

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Destiny Toys Are Coming, See Them Here

Bungie's Destiny franchise is joining the toy market. The Mattel-owned Mega Bloks has announced that it's producing a line of physical toys based on the sci-fi shooter series.<p>The new Destiny construction sets will debut in 2016. According to an announcement on the Mega Bloks website, the product …

8 Ways to Turn Instant Ramen into a Gourmet Meal

1 of 8<p>15-Minute Ramen and Vegetable Stir-Fry<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Thai Chicken Ramen<p>3 of 8<p>Ramen Burrito<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Crunchy Ramen and Chicken Salad<p>…

Why Some 'Star Wars' Fans Think These Two Characters Are Gay

Another "Star Wars" theory to chew on.<p><b>Warning: Spoilers below for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."</b><p>Fans left theaters after seeing "The Force Awakens" with a lot of questions. Who was, or is, Rey's family? Will Luke Skywalker return to the Republic? What's up with Kylo Ren?<p>And, perhaps most …

Watch: Someone Took a GoPro Camera to a Cat Cafe and the Results Are Adorable

The rise of the cat cafe is the best development of the global dining industry in recent years. Is there a better concept than an establishment that sells good coffee and allows patrons to snuggle with fuzzy kitties? No, no there is not. But at this point, most humans <i>don't</i> live within a reasonable …

Malala Yousafzai Condemns Trump's Comments On Muslims

The 18-year-old described his call to ban Muslims from entering the US as "tragic".

Ecke Case: Protect Your iPhone Without Covering It Up

Want to protect your iPhone but hate covering it up? <b>Ecke ($22)</b> is your dream case. Currently a Kickstarter project, the Ecke case is four small ‘knobs’ covering only the corners of your iPhone, protecting it from drops whilst displaying the already beautiful phone. The makers of Ecke were kind …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

This Might Be The First Snippet Of Adele's New Album

THIS IS NOT A DRILL.

New Albums

Check out all these Apple Watch fitness success stories

Around the world, Apple Watch is helping people make life-changing improvements to their health and fitness.<p>I recently asked Cult of Mac readers to share their experiences getting in shape with Apple Watch, and the response has been amazing. Here are some of the inspiring stories I received — and …

U2 concert tour: Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem dance with Bono in Barcelona

U2 welcomed a pair of unexpected guests during their Barcelona concert last weekend. A bunny-eared Penelope Cruz and husband Javier Bardem, sporting …

Penelope Cruz

Here's What Actually Happens When You Start Lifting Weights

Welcome to Swole City. Population: You.

Exercise

How to fix watchOS and Apple Watch battery life problems

The single biggest cause of battery life problems with iOS devices occurs when they are updated and something gets glitchy. Whether it's cruft or …

Smartwatches

What makes the perfect Bond song – and has Sam Smith got what it takes?

What an intriguing choice. Sam Smith is to sing this year’s James Bond theme song for the movie Spectre, entitled Writing’s On The Wall. I can hear it now. Sam Smith’s wonderful voice, veering from a sensually low murmur to a keening contralto of emotional pain, declares that the “writing’s on the …

Sam Smith

Batman killer James Holmes will not be executed

Aurora cinema massacre gunman sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of release<p>James Holmes, a neuroscience postgraduate student who murdered 12 people and injured 70 in one of America's worst mass shootings, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.<p>A jury of nine women and …

Los Angeles

2 Huge Benefits of Photographing in RAW

In the days of film, negatives were converted to photographs by 1) using chemical baths for dipping in the dark room or 2) sending to a photo …

25 new iOS 9 features that are rocking our world

Get excited about the little things<p>Apple’s newest iOS is far from a drastic overhaul, and that’s OK. Sometimes it’s the most subtle tweaks that have …

Touch ID built into iPhone display one step closer as third-party company announces new tech

The possibility of Apple embedding the Home button into the display of a future iPhone model got a step closer today as a third-party company announced technology that allows fingerprints to be read through Gorilla Glass.<p><i>TNW</i> reports that Sonavation has developed ultrasonic fingerprint sensors …

13 Things You Should Know About Burning Calories When You Work Out

Science-approved ways to actually increase your calorie burn regardless of your fitness level.

Fitness

Harley Quinn's Origin Story Laid Out in SUICIDE SQUAD Trailer?

6 Reasons Why Digital SLRs Are (And Will Be) Cool

Digital SLRs don’t get a lot of love these days. Challenged by mirrorless cameras, smartphones, and occasionally even tablets, DSLRs have almost …

Sam Smith gives update on vocal injury

Sam Smith recently returned to the stage after surgery on his vocal cords, but before starting the U.S. leg of his tour he checked in with his …

Sam Smith

When the laughter stops: how sitcom stars have fared in Hollywood

Amy Poehler is one of the most popular sitcom stars of recent years, thanks to her role in Parks and Recreation and awards-show turns with Tina Fey. She has seamlessly made the transition from TV to the big screen via Pixar’s latest hit, Inside Out. But such a path has proven hazardous in the past. …

Comedy

Win a Think Tank Photo Backpack That'll Hold Your MacBook and Camera Gear

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Think Tank Photo to give away an Urban Approach 15 Mirrorless Backpack that's designed to hold an iPad, a laptop, camera gear, and tons more. Think Tank Photo is actually a site that specializes in photography gear, so this is a giveaway oriented at …

Hands On with Photo Box, A New Monthly Delivery of Photography Goodies

Photo Box is a monthly subscription service that is aimed at delivering surprise and inspiration to photographers around the world. The service has …

Photography

6 Top Online Photography Portfolio Hosting Options

Your photography deserves a website that can showcase its creativity and beauty… without breaking the bank. Former TIME CEO and Curator Gallery owner …

Web Design

How To Photograph Spiky Fireworks With Long Exposure

David Johnson’s photo series of long exposure fireworks with a focus pull technique have gone viral around the web. Many people have been asking …

Gaming Deals: $275 Wii U Bundle, $350 Assassin's Creed Xbox One + $50 Gift Card

Newegg is offering a $50 gift card with the Assassin's Creed Unity/Black Flag Xbox One system bundle, which sells for $350.<p>Best Buy is selling two Wii U bundles--one with Super Mario 3D World and Nintendo Land, and one with Splatoon and Nintendo Land--for $275 with a free PowerA "essentials kit." …