Mitch Boehm

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This is the Star Wars R2-D2 coffee maker you've been looking for

For a lot of us, a good morning starts off with a cup of coffee. But if I could start my day off with coffee and Star Wars, I'd be a very happy Patrick. Enter ThinkGeek with the Star Wars R2-D2 Coffee Press: a 4-cup (32-ounce) coffee press built into the body of everyone's favorite droid, R2-D2.<p>Who …

This Man Cares for Cats Left Behind in War Zone and Will Stay with Them No Matter What Happens

When people left the devastated war zone in Aleppo, Syria, the cats there found their way to a man who stayed behind with them and gave them a second …

How SpaceX’s New Raptor Engine Will Get Us to Mars

An insane level of power.<p>Before Elon Musk walked on to the stage at the 67th annual International Astronautical Congress to declare exactly how humans are going to become an interplanetary species by colonising Mars, one piece of the gargantuan interplanetary jigsaw had to fall into place to give …

Man makes tiny pancakes for his girlfriend's kitten while she is away

Chase Stout's girlfriend went away for a couple of days, and left him to feed the kitten.<p>She could not have anticipated the cuteness which ensued when it was time for breakfast.<p>He made their cat tiny, cat-friendly pancakes, and people all over social media swooned at how adorable the gesture was.<p>Mr …

'Orion' Is Going to Wear a Lot of Hats at the Mars Base Camp

Aerospace giant and longtime NASA ally Lockheed Martin has a plan for setting up a fully staffed Mars Base Camp orbiting around the red planet by …

Space Exploration

Pokemon GO Updates Spawning Nests to Complete Randomness—Goodbye, Hougang 401

If you’re still playing Pokemon GO today, you’re going to want to hear this. And if you’ve stopped, well, you might find yourself coming back to the …

Interactive 'Game Of Thrones' Books Make Westeros Way Less Complicated

George R.R. Martin collaborated with Apple to bring his "A Song of Ice and Fire" series to life, spoiler-free.<p>The ability to keep track of people, places and things in George R.R. Martin’s sweeping medieval saga is a point of pride for fans of the <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> book series. What is the name …

This could be the world's most painful football celebration

LONDON — If you were asked to name the riskiest element of football, you might go for something like tackling — maybe a bad sliding tackle. You might …

United Nations Announces First Ever Space Mission For 2021

The United Nations is planning to launch its first ever space mission in 2021, which will give developing countries a chance to fly payloads into low-Earth orbit.<p>The first mission of the United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) will go aboard a dedicated Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser …

Space Exploration

SpaceX Test Fires Powerful New Raptor Engine

The Raptor has about three times the thrust as the Merlin engine on the Falcon 9, and it might just take the first astronauts to Mars.<p>Just ahead of Elon Musk's big keynote address tomorrow on colonizing Mars, "Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species," SpaceX test fired the new engine that Musk hopes …

Where will the out-of-control Chinese space station land?

Scientists have admitted that they have no way of safely guiding Tiangong-1 back to Earth, and say it is moving too fast to accurately predict where debris from the 8.5-tonne module will crash<p><b>What is happening with the Chinese space station?</b><p>The nation’s first prototype space station, Tiangong-1, or …

Harry Potter longs to be killed off on 'Game of Thrones'

Two great fandoms, but do they go great together?<p>"Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe has faced Dementors and basilisks in his own series, but how would he do against the White Walkers, zombie Mountain, and dragons of "Game of Thrones"? Radcliffe told Digital Spy he'd "love to" find out.<p>"If they …

These Dark, Cryptic Harry Potter Tweets Are Making Fans Go Crazy

On Wednesday, the official Twitter account of the online Harry Potter community Pottermore sent out not one but <i>two</i> exceptionally cryptic tweets, each …

Harry Potter

Watch a Gigantic RC Fighter Jet Tragically Disintegrate in Mid-Air

RC planes aren’t cheap, and crashing even a $200 model can be heartbreaking given how much work is required to build and test it before your first …

United States Air Force grounds F-35As after cooling kit cracks up

The “ready for combat” F-35 has run into headwinds again, with 15 of the F-35A variant grounded in America because cooling line insulation is …

Military

This Tube station now has pictures of cats instead of ads

LONDON — What would you rather look at on your commute to work? Adverts for a variety of upcoming books, films, products and theatre productions?<p>Or …

The Universe expands equally in all directions -- and this is bad news for Einstein's equations

Researchers analyzed the background radiation left over from the Big Bang to put an end to a long standing debate: Is our Universe expanding the same …

Pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart 'died as castaway on desert island'

Aviator ran into trouble and crash-landed on remote desert island attempting to fly around the globe, say theorists.<p>The fate of pioneering pilot …

‘Luke Cage’ reviews: Here’s what critics are saying about Marvel’s latest superhero series

It may have great musical collaborations and an epic trailer, but most importantly of all, Netflix's latest Marvel superhero series, <i>Luke Cage</i>, has …

Comics

Australian airlines ban use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones after battery fires

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Three Australian airlines have banned passengers from using or charging Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 7 smartphones during flights due to concerns over the phone’s fire-prone batteries.<p>A Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 new smartphone is displayed at its store in Seoul, …

Galaxy Note

Shia LaBeouf Says WB Kept Him Out of Suicide Squad and I Will Never Forgive It for That

Look, <i>Suicide Squad</i> may have had its issues on set—most of them stemming from sad enchanted wax figure Jared Leto—but they would have been even more …

Harry Potter Inspired Battle Chess Set Powered By Raspberry Pi (video)

An awesome battle chess set has been built using a Raspberry Pi and a little inspiration from the Harry Potter movies by a maker that had previously …

This One-Eyed Surfing Cat Will Totally Make Your Day

In 2014, Oahu roommates Krista Littleton and Alex Gomez were talking about one of the meanings of the name of the town Nanakuli–“to look blind”–and …

Love Stories

27 Magically Meaningful Tattoos Inspired By The World Of Harry Potter

Because tattoos are for ~always~.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

We're flipping out over this “Harry Potter” theory that explains a totally different reason why Harry survived!

Ever since the Harry Potter books and movies ended, fans have been raking through the books and coming up with some of the most amazing theories — …

Pokemon GO Update: Buddy System nearly enabled [UPDATE: Confirmed]

A new feature in the newest Pokemon GO update, version 0.35, is spotted mentioning “Buddy” Pokemon and rewards for walking. While we spotted this in …

Pokémon

Photos and video of Venus and Jupiter!

August 27, 2016 was the conjunction of Jupiter and Venus. Sky’s 2 brightest planets. Closest conjunction of any 2 planets in 2016.<p>Photos from the …

Astronomy

Spot-On Video Sums Up The Wildly Different Lives Of Cat And Dog Owners

But which animal do you "prefur"?<p>This is the reality of owning a dog versus owning a cat.<p>One of the animals gets excited for visitors and almost always listens to its masters. The other? Not so much.<p>Featuring YouTube cat stars Cole & Marmalade, this video hilariously documents the different …

Revenge Of The Pokemon: Pikachu Fights Back In Gripping New CGI Video

The hunted becomes the hunter.<p>Pikachu turns the tables on a “Pokemon Go” player in an intense GGI video that’s going viral.<p>The creature escapes from its captor’s smartphone to flip the script and exact a brutal revenge in 18-year-old Los Angeles-based filmmaker Joe Murayama’s new clip.<p>The yellow …

Superheroes Laugh, Curse, & Fumble With Weapons in Captain America: Civil War Gag Reel

Marvel has released a hilarious gag reel for <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> that features the superhero cast members dropping their weapons, cursing up a …

Captain America