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Apocalypse now: Gun buyers stockpiling firearms ahead of Election Day

The nation’s largest gun manufacturer prepares for a postelection surge in demand in the event of a Clinton win<p>With just days left before American voters decide who will replace President Barack Obama, many in the nation’s gun-owning public seem to be preparing for a dystopian future of jackbooted …

Guns

Barnes and Noble's next Nook tablet might support the Google Play Store

Barnes & Noble gave up its Nook brand a couple years ago and opted to instead co-brand other manufacturers’ tablets with the Nook name. Now it seems the bookstore chain will once again release its own new Nook, called the Nook Tablet 7. The device just passed through the FCC. As is typical with FCC …

Google Play
NFL

Kevin Smith Brings the Feels About Supergirl Directorial Debut

It turns out “Martha” isn’t the only name that has a strong impact in the DC Universe. There’s also “Supergirl Lives.”<p>That’s the name of the <i>Supergirl</i> …

Here's What We Know About the Robot Used In the Dallas Shooting

Police used an unusual weapon to kill a man suspected of murdering five officers in Dallas on Thursday: A robot.<p>Dallas Police Chief David Brown told …

Law Enforcement

'Man in the High Castle' showrunner exits from Amazon series

Frank Spotnitz has exited as showrunner of <i>The Man in the High Castle</i> in the midst of production on the second season of Amazon’s dystopian drama. A …

Four-hour flight turns into 30-hour nightmare for Delta passengers

<i>This post has been updated to note the type of aircraft involved in the incident.</i><p>The weather forecast was less than ideal for the Delta Air Lines flight that left Monday afternoon bound for John F. Kennedy International Airport from Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, but no one aboard could have …

Flying

These Are The 10 Worst Habits Of Airplane Passengers

People sometimes forget how to behave when they're on a flight. But what's the very worst thing a fellow passenger can do?<p>London City Airport surveyed 232 travelers to find out their greatest sources of irritation while onboard.<p>The results, published Wednesday, show that excessive seat-reclining is …

Aviation

Sony Shames Microsoft As Juggernaut PS4 Closes In On 36 Million Units Sold

Sony went into the crucial holiday 2015 sales season boasting 30.2 million PlayStation 4 consoles sold around the world, and emerged with another 5.7 million units sold. This means that as of January 3, 2016, <b>Sony’s unstoppable PS4 has chalked up 35.9 million in global sales</b>. And that figure is …

Tomb Raider

Fitbit Blaze is a $200 smartwatch with a focus on fitness

With the advent of smartwatches, barebones activity trackers from the likes of Fitbit might seem like a relic of the past. Well, Fitbit must have thought so too. Today, the company that built its riches from those very same activity trackers is unveiling the Fitbit Blaze, a real bonafide smartwatch …

Wearable Tech

Serious backlash brews against Samsung's insane smart refrigerator

Samsung became the laughingstock of CES overnight after the company released photos of its newest refrigerator.<p>There are four doors on the "smart" fridge.<p>And on the front of the top right door, Samsung has placed a huge touchscreen display that looks like a giant smartphone.<p>Images of the appliance …

Smart Homes

Saoirse Ronan praises Ryan Gosling for teaching people how to pronounce her name

Saoirse Ronan is confirming what we’ve always suspected.<p>At the 2016 Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala on Saturday, the <i>Brooklyn</i> actress, …

That Picture Of Matthew Perry And Courteney Cox Everyone Is Talking About Is 10 Years Old

Just saying!!

Federal Transportation Bill, VW Sales, Chrysler Conundrum: Today's Car News

Today, the final Federal transportation-funding bill includes some provisions for electric cars, Volkswagen sales get slammed by the ongoing …

Electric Vehicles

“I did so many bad things with my genitals”: Blink-182’s Travis Barker opens up on sex, drugs, plane crashes and Christianity

A pill addiction. A horrific plane crash. The nickname “Dumpster Dick.” The rock star tells Salon what has changed<p>Travis Barker is probably the most famous — or at least, the most recognizable — drummer on the planet. He joined Blink-182 in 1998, and as the band found mainstream success with its …

Pop Punk

You Should Try Fallout 4 Without Fast Travel

For a couple of days now, I’ve been trying an experiment with <i>Fallout 4</i>—and it’s completely transformed my experience with the game.<p>Last week, I read …

Abandoned Buildings

A banking app for migrants has 56,000 people on its waiting list

Monese has built a platform that allows it to check the identity of anyone in the European Economic Area, letting people open bank accounts quickly even if they are new to a country.<p>The startup is specifically targetting migrants, who can find it difficult to open accounts when they arrive in a new …

FinTech

Apple has disabled the Apple News app in China

The Apple News app, which serves up stories and media from various news organizations, is currently only available to users in the US and is being tested in Britain and Australia. Users who have the app on their iPhones can continue to use it in other countries when they travel — except in China, …

China

Robert Kirkman Is Already Teasing Reunions And Major Character Deaths For Season Six Of ‘The Walking Dead’

If you thought Robert Kirkman was going to break away from the talking points and throw everybody a curve ball with <i>The Walking Dead</i>, you were clearly fooling yourself. The writer and creator behind the zombie hit talked a bit about the upcoming sixth season while attending the 2015 National …