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The First Person to Catch All the U.S. Pokémon Explains How He Did It

Hint: Buy good walking shoes.<p>New Yorker Nick Johnson is the first person to announce that he’s caught all of the U.S.-based Pokemon in <i>Pokémon Go</i>. To do so, however, was not an easy feat. On a Reddit thread, Johnson said that he had to catch 4,269 Pokémon, hatch 303 and walk nearly 95 miles in the …

The Lotus Elise Race 250 Demands Attention While Providing Top-Notch Lightweight Performance

Racetrack ready with an eye-catching aesthetic.<p>The Lotus Elise Race 250 is geared to take the track by storm with style and performance. Inside you’ll find a six-point harness, removable steering wheel, polycarbonate windscreen, and an FIA-approved carbon race seat. Its aesthetic is matched by …

Apple to Replace Gun Emoji With a Water Pistol

The change will come into effect in September.<p>According to a recent report by CNN, Apple will be replacing the gun emoji with a green water pistol once iOS 10 launches in September. In light of growing concern over gun violence, and previous controversies involving gun and weapons emojis, the tech …

Instagram Wants in on the Snapchat Craze With New Update

From text, to emoji, painting and more.<p>Instagram has introduced a new feature called Stories and it’s eerily similar to Snapchat. The photo editing and sharing app introduced the feature with a video (above) and the demonstrations look to be a facsimile of Evan Spigel’s ephemeral photo app: you can …

Samsung's New Galaxy Note 7 Features Iris Scanner and Ditches Micro-USB for USB Type-C

The iris scanner can be used to unlock the phone or access secured content.<p>Samsung has just unveiled the seventh generation in the Galaxy Note family. Firstly, the Note 7 has the same internal specs as this year’s Galaxy 7 and S7 Edge — quad-core, Snapdragon 820 chipset, an Adreno 530 GPU, and 4GB …

This Documentary Gives Us a Nostalgic Look at the World of Movie Posters

“It’s an art that’s pretty much dead. The studios aren’t hiring illustrators anymore.”<p>If your fascination with films goes beyond the screen, then you’re probably also into the artwork that surrounds some of your favorite titles — specifically, movie posters. <i>24X36: A Movie About Movie Posters</i> is a …

This Food Stall in Singapore Has the Cheapest Michelin Star Meal That Money Can Buy

A world-class meal for less than your daily subway fare.<p>Singapore is home to the first two food stalls in the world awarded with precious and exclusive Michelin Stars. Of the two, Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle offers the cheapest Michelin-starred meal in the world, with the cheapest …

Battery Pack Sales Have Doubled Since Pokémon Go Arrived

1.2 million portable battery packs were sold in the past two weeks.<p>If you’ve been playing <i>Pokémon Go</i> during the last few weeks, chances are that you’ve learned one of the key lessons surrounding the infectious app: take an extra battery with you, no matter where you go. The constant use of GPS and …

Zero Gravity Racks Save a Ton of Space in Your Cramped Downtown Apartment

Why didn’t we think of this?<p>Have a bike that takes up too much space? How about surfboards that are too tall for your low-ceiling studio? Mark Canavarro from San Diego came up with a genius way to store these difficult items by simply lifting them up. The “Zero Gravity Rack” uses the vertical space …

The Comic That Introduced Superman Sold for the Price of a Rare Ferrari

But it still didn’t top the list of the most expensive comics ever sold.<p>The first issue of <i>Action Comics</i>, a comic that introduced the world to Superman, has just been auctioned off for nearly $1 million USD. The rare 1938 comic book sold on August 4 for a staggering $956,000 USD at Dallas’s Heritage …

'Pokémon Go' Passes $200 Million USD in Global Revenue After One Month

It’s doing laps around other games such as ‘Clash Royale’ and ‘Candy Crush Saga.’<p>It’s hard to believe that <i>Pokémon Go</i> has only been out for a month. Despite constant complaints about bugs and the fact that it’s still rolling out in some parts of the world, the game continues on its upward trajectory …

adidas Is Letting Fans Design Kits for Some of the World's Biggest Football Clubs

Your creation could grace the pitch during the 2017/18 campaign.<p>If you’ve ever thought you could do better in designing your favorite football team’s kit than a renowned sportswear giant, now’s your chance to prove it: adidas is letting fans design shirts for the likes of Real Madrid, FC Bayern …

Kanye West Tops Michael Jackson With More Top 40 Hits on Billboard's Hot 100

Yeezus surpasses the King of Pop.<p>The accolades keep on rolling for Kanye West, who now surpasses Michael Jackson with forty top 40 hits on Billboard’s Hot 100. The song that put Kanye West ahead is actually a track he’s featured on for ScHoolboy Q’s “THat Part.” The song is the second official …

The Simpsons Will Air an Hour-Long Hip-Hop-Themed Episode

The segment will feature guest voices by Taraji P. Henson and Keegan-Michael Key.<p><i>The Simpsons</i> is no stranger to the world of hip-hop, if you remember the earlier seasons then you know about Bart’s “Do the Bartman” song, Cypress Hill making an appearance in the “Homerpalooza” episode, and Bart …

Legendary Pictures and Microsoft Want to Bring Life-Sized Hologram Characters Into Your Living Room

Which hologram version of your favorite character would you want to interact with?<p>Legendary Pictures want to give fans a more immersive experience when it comes to their popular movie characters. In its partnership with Microsoft, the movie studio is looking to take the technology company’s …

adidas's First Pair of 3D-Printed Shoes Will Go to Its Olympic Winning Athletes

The incentive just got higher.<p>adidas-sponsored athletes will have one more reason to smile should they win the ultimate top prizes at this year’s Rio Olympics. The groundbreaking, tailor-made, 3D-printed shoes will be given to a select group of medal-winning athletes by the sportswear giants. The …

VSCO Launches a Free-to-Use Open Studio Space in NYC

Submit your applications now.<p>With an increasing amount of people picking up photography as a hobby, more amateur photographers are collaborating on creative projects and taking part in photo-walks hosted by various communities. Thanks to the collective knowledge of the internet, these individuals …

The Toasteroid Will Let You Print Emojis & More onto Your Bread

Is the world’s first app-controlled toaster useless or genius?<p>A couple of tech-savvy inventors are claiming to have created the world’s first app-controlled toaster: the Toasteroid. This die-cast aluminum device is characterized as a “high density micro-filament heating system” and allows users to …

LeBron Signs With the Cavs and Matches Jordan's Record for Single Season Earnings

The King has returned … again.<p>Free agency moves have dominated headlines this NBA off-season and LeBron James is next up to make an announcement. Unlike Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade, LeBron has decided to stay in Cleveland, to no one’s surprise. His contract will be worth $100 million USD over the …

These Swedish Fish Oreos Are Available for a Limited Time

Hit or miss?<p>The classic Oreo cookie is getting another flavor update for the summer. In a surprising collaboration, Nabisco has released a “Swedish Fish” flavor of its popular cookies, which sees the conventional icing replaced with gummy candy. Like the previous Choco Chip flavor, this offering is …

'Akira 28' Is a Perfect Tribute to the Anime's Iconic Motorcycle

Time to re-watch the 1988 masterpiece.<p>Fans have long been awaiting a sequel to classic anime film <i>Akira</i>. Now a tribute trailer has been created by Brad Kremer that will leave fans wanting for more. The video above primarily focuses on the <i>Akira</i> bike, which still remains as an iconic symbol similar to</i> …

Photographer Raphael Olivier Offers a Rare Peek Inside North Korea's Capital

Capturing the pastel-ridden structures of the Hermit Kingdom.<p>Aside from his commercial work that spans industrial, corporate and retail, Singapore-based photographer Raphael Olivier is also one for urban documentary. The French shooter recently unveiled his latest photo series titled “Vintage …

Rae Sremmurd’s Swae Lee & Slim Jxmmi Are Going Solo

This will be the last ‘SremmLife’ project.<p>Rae Sremmurd’s latest studio album <i>SremmLife 2</i> just came out, but the two members of the group has revealed that they will be parting ways. Speaking to <i>Complex</i>, Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi announced that they will be going solo. Swae Lee said that he has eight …

Nike Partners With Rio to Restore 'Olympic Villages' for City's Youth

Inspiring the next generation of athletes.<p>Nike announced earlier last year that it was working with officials from the city of Rio to build and revamp 22 new sporting sites for the city’s youth, known as the “Olympic Villages.” The five-year mission aims to promote physical activity and inspire …

Kenny Baker, The Original Artoo, Passes Away at 81

RIP R2-D2.<p>British actor Kenny Baker, best known for playing R2-D2 in the original <i>Star Wars</i> trilogy, has passed away at 81 years old. Once confirmed, his passing was met with widespread memorials from his costars and colleagues on social media. In addition to Artoo, Baker had roles in iconic films …