Shane Slaven

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Watch this documentary about the AI-powered future of self-driving cars

With giants like Google, Apple, Samsung and Uber in the race, we are likely to begin spotting driverless vehicles on the road much more often in the years to come. But what is the current state of affairs in the self-driving car industry? This fascinating short documentary will bring you up to date.<p>…

How Scene Transitions Make The Matrix Tight As Heck

<i>The Matrix</i> is one of those movies that’s tough to see with a fresh pair of eyes. Not only is it the kind of film that burns itself into your memory …

Entertainment Education: Schools Offering Competitive Film Instruction – Variety

These Standout schools offer competitive, world-renowned cinema instruction for aspiring filmmakers:<p><b>Art Center College of Design</b><br>Pasadena, Calif.<br>The …

NES Classic Edition has been discontinued (update)

Last shipments hit stores this month<p>Nintendo is discontinuing the NES Classic Edition, a plug-and-play console that became popular with collectors as soon as it launched last fall.<p>A Nintendo representative confirmed that the last shipments of the NES Classic Editions will hit stores this month. …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

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Travel

Lyft confirms $600 million in new funding at $7.5 billion valuation

How John Legend and Chrissy Teigen Turned a Casual Hookup Into True Love

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are hands down one of our favorite celebrity couples, but long before she was defending him from Twitter trolls and inspiring his hit songs, Chrissy's first encounter with John was actually pretty relatable: they worked together, had a casual hookup, and went their …

Be the first person ever to spend the night in a pod of the London Eye

If you've ever dreamed of floating high above London, lulled to sleep by the lapping waves of the Thames, basking in the golden glow of Parliament and waking up to the bells of Big Ben, your chance has arrived.<p>TripAdvisor Rentals is offering the opportunity to be the first person ever to spend a …

England

After summer's wildfire and winter's heavy rains, five coastal parks in the Big Sur area remain closed indefinitely

If your spring break plans include hiking in the Big Sur area, it's time to activate plan B. California state parks in the area received a double whammy in the past eight months that have kept popular coastal sites closed.<p>More than 130,000 acres around Big Sur were scorched by the Soberanes fire …

Horrors of Duterte's Drug War Exposed in New National Geographic Episode

A couple of weeks before Christmas, <i>National Geographic</i>‘s Ryan Duffy joined Filipino crime beat reporters on Manila’s graveyard shift. On a tip, the …

Asia

Snapchat maker's IPO has its unlikely winners and frustrated losers

The students at Saint Francis High School in Mountain View were presented with an unique math problem this week: How do you turn $15,000 into $24 million and then some?<p>The answer: Invest in Snapchat.<p>The Catholic school in the heart of Silicon Valley is celebrating a windfall from the initial public …

Venture Capital

This Photographer Shoots Gorgeous Wildlife Photos… in His Room

Egyptian photographer Amr Elshamy has shot photos showing whales and dolphins in the sea and polar bears and seals in snowy landscapes. But here’s …

Disney is considering booting up a new sequel to Tron: Legacy

My only request is that Daft Punk returns for the score<p>Disney is considering booting The Grid back up. That’s the word from <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, which broke the news that the company was considering resurrecting the franchise for another outing, with <i>Suicide Squad</i> star Jared Leto eyed for the lead …

Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti launches for $699 “next week”

Same GPU as Titan X, 11GB of memory, and quieter cooler. Plus, GTX 1080 now $499.<p>SAN FRANCISCO—Nvidia has launched its long-expected GeForce GTX 1080 …

New Zealand Will Give You a Free Trip If You Agree to a Job Interview

Interviews will take place in New Zealand from May 8 to 11.<p>The tech industry in Wellington, New Zealand, is actively looking to recruit tech experts …

Employment

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a cadre of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But don’t discount …

Entertainment

9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …