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PS4 Flash Sale Happening Now On PSN In The US

As it so often does, Sony has kicked off another impromptu flash sale on the PlayStation Store. In addition to this week's regular selection of PSN deals, players can now find a big assortment of new discounts on PS4, PS3, and Vita games for the next couple of days.<p>As usual, the biggest selection …

Gaming

Rainbow Six Siege Is Free To Play On PS4, Xbox One, And PC For A Limited Time

As promised, Ubisoft has launched a free weekend event for Rainbow Six Siege on all platforms. Those on PS4, Xbox One, and PC can try out the full version of the excellent game, albeit with a caveat in the case of the PS4 version.<p>Siege's free weekend is active now and available to everyone on PC …

Gaming

The Latest: 40-year commitment for girl in Slender Man case

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing hearing for one of two Wisconsin girls who stabbed a classmate to win favor with fictional horror character Slender Man (all times local):<p>3:55 p.m.<p>A judge has sentenced a Wisconsin girl to the maximum 40 years in a mental hospital for stabbing a …

Crime

Cargo raises $5.5M to let Uber drivers sell snacks and essentials nationwide

Cargo, a startup that wants to let every rideshare driver open their own convenience store in their car, has just raised $5.5M in a round it’s calling seed preferred financing.<p>Over the summer we covered the company’s $1.75M seed round, at which point they were just getting started. Now they have …

Venture Capital

Amazon Go: convenience and concern at new checkout-free corner shop

Newly opened Seattle store offers a speedy experience while fueling fears for retail jobs<p>All around me in this Seattle corner shop, people are grabbing items off the shelves, shoving them into bags or pockets, and bolting for the door. It would feel like well-mannered looting if not for the hi-tech …

The PlayStation 4 continues to dominate as the world's most popular gaming console

Sony's PlayStation 4 continues to dominate Microsoft's Xbox One and Nintendo's Switch.<p>As of December 31, the PlayStation 4 reached 73.6 million consoles sold. That puts Sony in the lead by a mile.<p>More specifically, Sony's PlayStation 4 sales are more than double that of the closest competition — …

Gaming

Phyn Plus lets you monitor your water system from your iPhone or iPad

Thanks to a collaboration between Belkin and plumbing supplier Uponor, you’ll soon be able to monitor your home water system for leaks and pressure issues via your iOS device.<p>Debuting at CES 2018, the Phyn Plus is an accessory which repeatedly measures the pressure of your water supply (to the tune …

Razer's Project Linda turns your phone into a laptop

Razer is trying its hand at the holy grail of mobile computing: your phone is also your laptop.<p>It's been the dream of smartphones for well over a …

Gear & Gadgets

The Misfit Path is the company’s smallest, most minimalist hybrid smartwatch

If you’re familiar at all with Misfit, the wearable tech company owned by Fossil, you’re probably already aware that it makes some beautiful hybrid smartwatches. Today the company is taking the wraps off yet another hybrid watch: the Misfit Path.<p>See also<p>For those unfamiliar, hybrid smartwatches …

Samsung wants to transform your white board experience with the Samsung Flip

White boards may be a mainstay at startups and tech companies across the country, but just as we tired of dusty chalkboards, we are likely to soon …

Samsung

Will.i.am’s company buys bluetooth earbud maker Earin

i.am+ is a strange company — of course, we’d expect no less from startup owned by Black Eyed Pea turned tech entrepreneur, Will.i.am. Probably best known for its gaudy Buttons headphones and the largely panned Puls smartwatch/wrist-band dealie, the company has been making some strange and seemingly …

New, Cool Stuff at CES Unveiled: Pictures

Consciousness

The history behind GoldenEye 007

The History of Fun podcast digs into the biggest shooter that almost never was<p>You may think that <i>GoldenEye 007</i>’s success was a sure thing, but for a while there, the shooter’s fate was pretty hazy. This week on The History of Fun podcast, we look back at some of the moments in development that made …

An Engineer Explains How Foam Mattresses Actually Work

by David Holm<p>Jan 17, 2018<p>David Holm is an engineer at Casper. He studied chemical engineering at the University of Minnesota and loves to talk …

How Storytelling Can Elevate You Above the Competition

In business, storytelling matters. Here's how to make it work for you.<p>Storytelling is an integral part of being human, and it's the way we've emotionally connected with one another for thousands of years. It should come as no surprise that brands use storytelling to connect with their consumers to …

Storytelling

Tartine's Pizza Dough Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Chad Robertson's Tartine Pizza/Pita dough recipe as published in NY Times Cooking. …

Recipes

Oprah for President? Why Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes Stump Speech Just Changed Everything

More than an acceptance speech, Winfrey’s rousing Golden Globes speech played like a sermon or, optimistically, a presidential campaign speech. One …

Golden Globes

I Am Very Pleased To Announce Tuners Are Doing Stuff To The Lexus LC500

Hello and welcome to 2018! If you need some good news to start this year, please be advised that the famous and controversial Japanese tuning house …

This Jeep Wrangler Has Viper SRT-10 Power

'What this Wrangler needs is a 500-plus horsepower Dodge Viper V-10.'<p>The Last Detail Galleria / eBay<p>The Dodge Viper SRT-10 was an even more gonzo …

Sprinting Ahead: What to Expect from Mercedes’ Next-Generation Full-Size Van

The last time Mercedes-Benz rolled out an all-new Sprinter, George W. Bush was in the White House and Saddam Hussein was still alive. The space shuttle was flying, a diesel had just won the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time, and a solvent General Motors was churning out Pontiacs, Saturns, and …

Le Mans

This Is the Best Way to Reheat Chinese Food Without Making it Rubbery

How to Reheat Chinese Food Without Making it Rubbery<p>Make your leftover General Tso's chicken taste brand new!<p>January 02, 2018<p>We all know that when …

Metro GameCentral video games preview of 2018 – every game, every release date

The year has only just begun but there’s already plenty of new video games to look forward to, from Red Dead Redemption II to God Of War.<p>2017 was one …

Texas

The documentary about Google DeepMind's 'AlphaGo' algorithm is now available on Netflix

One of the greatest breakthroughs in the field of artificial intelligence was turned into a documentary called "AlphaGo" last year and the movie has just been released on Netflix.<p>"AlphaGo" is about an algorithm that learns how to play the ancient Chinese board game of Go to a superhuman level. The …

Algorithms

2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Teased in New Video

All-new SUV makes world debut in Detroit on January 15<p>The new 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class makes its world debut this month at the 2018 Detroit auto show. More than 300,000 Geländewagens have been sold since the iconic vehicle made its original debut back in 1979. The boxy SUV has remained roughly …

Amazon Prime members are obsessed with this 7-in-1 kitchen appliance

2017 was the year of the Instant Pot.<p>This kitchen appliance was the most wished-for item on Amazon Prime last year, according to Prime data released on Tuesday.<p>It was also the most-gifted item on Amazon's wedding registry.<p>The multicooker combines seven different kitchen appliances and enables you …

Shopping

Bill Gates: Every American Who Lives a Comfortable Life Should Read This Book

Doing OK? Congrats! Now learn how and why so many of your fellow citizens are struggling.<p>How was your holiday season? If it was filled with love, plenty, and relaxation, congrats! I hope you enjoyed it to the fullest. But now that you're back to work and settling into 2018, Bill Gates has a book …

7 new anime series you need to watch this winter

A good distraction from the cold<p>As a new year begins, so too does the 2018 winter anime season in Japan. Now, thanks to video streaming services like Crunchyroll, Amazon, and Netflix, they’re more accessible than ever. (Subtitled versions of most shows are available in America within a day of …

29 Warm Dinners That Take Only 30 Minutes to Get on the Table

When it’s getting colder out and you’ve had a busy day, there’s nothing like ending the evening with a piping hot meal. But if said hot meal takes …