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Makoto Shinkai's 'your name.' Film Earns 6.2 Billion Yen, Tops Box Office For 3rd Week

Film has sold 4.81 million tickets, surpasses TOHO's 6 billion yen revenue projection<p>Japanese film news website Kōgyō Tsūshinsha reported that, as of …

Thirty Years Ago: The Best Anime of 1986

The amount of new anime released every year is staggering. It's now the norm in the 2010s that every few months there are at least thirty new series …

Golfer makes two hole-in-ones in a round, loses both golf balls on following tee shots

It’s incredibly difficult to make a hole-in-one in the already incredibly difficult game of golf. But to have it happen twice in a round? That’s absurd.<p>Well, apparently it happened to Gregory P. Shaugnessy at the Rockville Links Club in Rockville Centre, N.Y., on Aug. 27. I can only imagine the …

Golf

WiFi spec update promises to double your wireless speeds

You might not have to wait until 802.11ad arrives in earnest to get a big boost in WiFi network speeds. The Wi-Fi Alliance has officially debuted the 802.11ac wave 2 standard, which promises a big leap in speed without reinventing the wheel. It doubles the bandwidth per channel, which could double …

The Easy Fix To Get Your Driver Back In The Fairway

Before you freak out and start hitting 7-iron off every tee, try this fix.<p>We all know how the story goes: You’re playing a casual round, and your driver just will not go straight. You’re daydreaming of the fairway while you suffer through yet another punch-out from the trees. You get sick of it, …

Golf

17 Must-Watch Movies That Expire From Netflix in July

Catch 'em while you can!<p>There are so many big-budget movies coming out in July that you'd be forgiven for not keeping up with the numerous titles coming and – more distressingly – going from Netflix this month. Lucky for you, we're here to make sure that you're aware of what notable movies you …

These headphones mold to your exact ear shape in 60 seconds

Headphones are a major pain point for music and podcast lovers. Traditional headphones are clunky, while earbuds fall out and can't seem to stay untangled.<p>But a new kind of earbuds might just fit better than other headphones. That's because they're custom fit to your ears.<p>Revols, created by a …

Consumer Tech

Zelda: Breath of the Wild pushes Wii U hardware to the limit

Drawing perhaps the longest queue in E3 history, it's fair to say that The Legend of Zelda - Breath of the Wild was quite the crowd pleaser at the …

Breath of the Wild

5 Live-Action Anime Adaptations Coming From Hollywood

Anime is a hard genre of entertainment to transfer into live-action, but for some reason, Hollywood has been trying to force these adaptations down …

Anime

Persona 5 RPG's U.S. Release Will Only Have English Audio & Text

9 minutes of gameplay streamed, Morgana's English dub voice previewed for February release<p>Game news website Siliconera reported on Tuesday that …

AMD targets esports and HD gaming with new Radeon RX GPUs

After surprising us with the $200 VR-ready Radeon RX 480 at Computex, AMD has rounded out its new GPU lineup at E3. The Radeon RX 470 will offer "power-efficient HD gaming," which means it's targeted at people who just need things to run smoothly at 1080p. And at the low end, there's the Radeon RX …

Berserk TV Anime's Teaser Video Previews 9mm Parabellum Bullet's Theme Song

Miyuki Sawashiro, Rikiya Koyama, more join cast; new key visual features Mozgus<p>The official website of the new Berserk television anime series began …

AMD’s New $200/£175 VR-Friendly Gaming Graphics

It’s not quite the full disclosure I’ve been hoping for, but AMD semi-announced its new AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics card at the Computex trade show, …

Computer Hardware

Google Keep can autocomplete your grocery list entries

In the years since Google launched Keep, its note taking app/service has continued to slowly add new features, and today it's rolling out a couple of new tricks. The Keep website has a lightly refreshed design that looks similar to the new Google+ web layout, while across platforms (Chrome …

Universal cancer vaccine on horizon after genetic breakthrough

A universal cancer vaccine is on the horizon after scientists discovered how to rewire immune cells to fight any type of disease.<p>The potential new therapy involves injecting tiny particles of genetic code into the body which travel to the immune cells and teach them to recognise specific …

Cancer

You Picked 3 More Fantasy Anime As Dark/Brutal AS GAME OF THRONES

Turns out, anime and <i>Game of Thrones</i> share an almost warg-like connection. We rec’d five fantasy titles that are just as dark and brutal as the show, …

Ben Hogan Swing Sequence

There's no better time than Colonial week to talk about Ben Hogan's golf swing -- partly because he won there five times, partly because there's no bad time to talk about Hogan's swing. We had one of our Golf Digest Best Young Teachers, Jason Birnbaum, the Director of Instruction at Manhattan Woods …

Golf

Anime that you should be watching – My Hero Academia

It’s a damn good time to be a fan of Japanese animation. And that’s because the spring season has kicked off in the land of the rising sun, heralding …

New Berserk TV Anime's July 1 Premiere, Character Visuals Revealed

Anime premieres first on WOWOW channel<p>This year's 11th issue of Hakusensha's Young Animal magazine revealed on Friday that the new Berserk television …