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Sean Astin on Stranger Things 2, Goonies, and Hollywood’s Bully Problem

Few actors exude more endearing nostalgia than Sean Astin. From his breakout role as asthmatic dreamer Mikey in the iconic ’80s adventure <i>The Goonies</i> …

Walmart's Jet.com Launches Its Own Private Brand to Woo Millennials

Jet.com has launched its own brand of household items and food, seeking to win over more young, city dwellers as part of parent company Walmart’s …

eCommerce

How to Put Your Luggage in the Overhead Bin, According to a Flight Attendant

If you’re looking for a way to aggravate a flight attendant, put your suitcase in the overhead bin lengthwise.<p>“Flight attendant pet peeve number 8 …

Aviation

Here's The Reason Your Old Devices Feel So Slow And Make You Want to Upgrade

And what you can do about it.<p>Plenty of misconceptions and conspiracy theories surround this topic. Internet searches for 'iPhone slow' spike after …

Monash University

Saber is a rugged portable battery that can fully charge a laptop twice

It’s the first consumer product from Romeo Power<p>A relatively new commercial battery company with expats from Tesla, SpaceX, Amazon, and Faraday Future wants to put an end to searching for wall outlets with a new power brick called Saber. Saber is a 2.2-pound portable lithium-ion battery with 86 …

Gear & Gadgets

The best movie of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the reviews aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's most well-received movies by assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top film from each year's list, starting with 2000 and including the best film of 2017.<p>…

Northern Italy

ZTE’s new foldable smartphone is actually going on sale next month

The foldable smartphone has been strange sort of white whale for the mobile industry. You could fill a <i>Raiders of the Lost Ark</i>-sized warehouse will all of the attempts to bring the technology to the market. At the very least, ZTE’s new Axon M has one key advantage over many of its predecessors: it’s …

Mobile

Axios Review: Google's unassuming Pixel 2 impresses

From the leaked images and rumored specifications, I fully expected Google's Pixel 2 to underwhelm. To be sure, it doesn't have the sexy curves or …

Gear & Gadgets

Google's 2017 gadget collection

A photographic portfolio featuring the company's new products<p>About five years ago, a popular line was “Google is getting better at design faster than Apple is getting better at web services,” and I think that’s reached an inflection point. The overall design of Android and Google’s web-based …

Google Home

Pixel 2's squeezable sides come with a catch

The Galaxy S8 and Note 8 make this mistake, too.<p>Google's new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones do something most devices don't: they'll launch an app when you squeeze the sides. Just one app, though: Google Assistant.<p>Sounds kind of cool, right? If you're grabbing your phone out of your pocket or purse …

Phones

New leak of Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro shows its 3 cameras and teases AI

Huawei is expected to unveil the phone on October 16th<p>Shortly after Apple unveiled its new iPhone lineup in September, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei took a jab at the company, promising to unveil a “real AI phone” in the form of its Mate 10 lineup later this month. Reliable leaker Evan Blass has …

Mobile Technology

14 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

We’ve got quite a number of trailers for you, including the first clip of a brand new sci-fi movie called <i>Annihilation</i>, as well as new trailers for</i> …

Construction

Meet Nick and Lins, the Belgian naturists travelling the world – naked

Backpacking. Sometimes it’s an adventure – sometimes it’s a lifestyle choice.<p>The pressures of modern life can be wearing, and many of us have …

Elon Musk presents his vision for colonizing Mars by 2024

Elon Musk unveiled exciting changes to his vision of establishing a colony on Mars, and surprised us with a plan to use rockets to transport people …

Elon Musk

Breaking Up With Netflix and Amazon Might Not Be That Easy for Fox and CBS

Hollywood has quite the habit of showing herd-like behavior. If one or two superhero movies turn into big hits, you can rest assured that several …

Televisions

Bose debuts new Google Assistant-optimized noise cancelling headphones

Bose’s rumored QC 35 II noise-cancelling headphones are rumored no more: Bose made them official today, revealing the update to the company’s popular QC 35 premium noise-cancelling cans.<p>Google worked with Bose to create the new headphones, the company explained in a new blog post, helping to …

Audiophile

James Cameron’s Return To ‘The Terminator’ Franchise Brings Back The Original Sarah Connor, Linda Hamilton

James Cameron courted a lot of criticism when he commented on <i>Wonder Woman</i>‘s success at the box office and the character’s reflection of female roles in Hollywood. The <i>Avatar</i> director called the film a “step backward,” comparing it to Linda Hamilton and Sarah Connor. While Patty Jenkins called his …

Are cats solid or liquid? And other award-winning absurd scientific research of 2017

The winers of the 2017 Ig Nobel awards, "for achievements that first make people laugh then make them think," were announced at Harvard last night. …

Indigenous Australians

Everything Apple announced today: Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, iPhone 8, iPhone X, and more

This morning, Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage at the Steve Jobs Theater in the company’s new Cupertino headquarters. A series of updates and launches were announced during the two-hour annual iPhone event, the most notable of which was the much-anticipated iPhone X.<p>iPhone X<p>In honor of the …

15 Shows You Always Scroll Past That You Should Sit And Watch

Just watch these dang shows!

Marvel and Star Wars movies will be exclusive to Disney’s upcoming streaming service

Disney has decided what to do with Marvel and <i>Star Wars</i> films once they leave theaters: keep them exclusive to the company’s upcoming streaming service.<p>Last month, Disney announced that it would launch a streaming service in 2019 that will focus on the studio’s shows and movies. But it hadn’t been …

Walt Disney Company

Potentially Catastrophic Hurricane Irma Could Top Katrina Damages

Hurricane Irma's insured damage in Florida could be the "largest ever" in the United States, possibly meeting or exceeding the $50 billion in insured …

West Indies

Moleskine’s next paper planner will automatically sync with Google Calendar and Apple’s iCal

I use a Hobonichi Techo Weeks as a daily planner. Like John found when reviewing planners, it’s the perfect size and has just enough space for my to-do list, appointments and a bit of journaling. But it doesn’t sync to my Google Calendar like Moleskine’s upcoming planner. I mean, my planner is just …

Apps

Garmin Announces Three New Wearable Devices Alongside Contactless Payment Solution 'Garmin Pay'

Garmin today announced three new wearable devices that it will debut at IFA 2017, including the vívomove HR, vívosport, and vívoactive 3. The Garmin vívoactive 3 closely resembles Apple Watch in terms of features, with Garmin's device tracking heart rate, packing in 15 indoor and outdoor activity …

Fitness Technology

This math puzzle will help you plan your next party

For example, let's call the points A, B, C, D, E, F and select one of them, say A. Of the five lines drawn from A to the other five points, there …

The costumes in “Game of Thrones” have their own hidden layer of storytelling

Given all the violence, drama, dragons, and—let’s face it—nudity on HBO’s hit <i>Game of Thrones</i>, it’s understandable that viewers might not pay close attention to the clothes. But they should.<p>Like everything else in the high-budget series, the characters’ clothes are painstakingly considered and …

TV Series

Scientists spot a mysterious object beyond Neptune [VIDEO]

This strange object is found to be 160,000 times fainter than Neptune and it has been observed 22 times so far.<p>A new object discovered by astronomers …

Huawei Mate 10 to boast bezel-less display, confirms CEO

Bezel-less displays on the smartphones has become a norm in the industry. Major smartphone makers such as Samsung, LG and Xiaomi have already started …

Phones

Flights To Hawaii Are About To Get Super Cheap, And We’re Like, Byeeeee

Culture<p>7 Of The World’s Best Desert Destinations<p>Culture<p>How To Experience Mumbai Like A Fashion Designer<p>Culture<p>This South Asian Country Needs To Be On …

Air Travel

Nintendo's Switch is a hit, but the game maker's had a rocky road getting here

Nintendo is a venerable name in the video game industry, but it's been anything but consistent.<p>The company's original home game machine, the Nintendo Entertainment System, which debuted in 1985, was a huge hit and helped the game industry rebound from its infamous 1983 market crash. But as the …

NES