Jeff Mills

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Oh My God, Check Out This Amazing Baby Gorilla

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo celebrated the birth of a male baby western lowland gorilla on Sunday—the first time in nine years that staff at the …

Ornithology

Trans Am Worldwide Takes on the Demon With a 1,100-HP Firebird Drag Car

A 9-second car with a dash of '80s nostalgia<p>Trans Am Worldwide made a splash at last year’s New York auto show with their latest creation, the Trans Am Super Duty. Little did they know, their 1,000-hp throwback would land at the same time as the Dodge Challenger Demon. Rather than let that take the …

Sports Cars

Anglerfish mating looks like deep-sea nightmare in rare video

Watch the first-ever footage of anglerfish engaged in their violently gruesome mating ritual. "It was really a shocker for me," one scientist says of the footage.<p>Anglerfish aren't the prettiest creatures. Their large heads, beady little eyes, fang-like teeth and long, bioluminescent whisker-like …

Zoology

Ignore the panic, video games are not training shooters

Take it from a former Marine<p>Murder simulator. Virtual boot camp. Firearms training.<p>These are just some of the ways people have described video games ever since America began what often feels like its spiral into tragedy and denial with Columbine, followed by Paducah, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook, …

Self Defense

Microsoft’s new gaming cloud division readies for a future beyond Xbox

Cloud services seen as the future of games<p>Microsoft shipped its first video game in 1981, appropriately named <i>Microsoft Adventure</i>. It was an MS-DOS game that booted directly from a floppy disk, and set the stage for Microsoft’s adventures in gaming. A lot has changed over the past 37 years, and when …

Sea of Thieves

One Hundred Years Later, the Madness of Daylight Saving Time Endures

One hundred years after Congress passed the first daylight saving legislation, lawmakers in Florida this week passed the “Sunshine Protection Act,” …

Nova Scotia

The NRA Is Losing

Message to the NRA: the kids aren’t afraid of you. Your legislative power is waning, and your extreme reactions prove it.<p>The NRA is losing the public …

How the Nintendo Switch finally turned me into a gamer

Imagination on tap<p>I think the first time that I ever used a Nintendo game console was an SNES plugged into a TV parked on the sidewalk outside an electronics shop in Ginza, Tokyo in the spring of 1991. In fact, I think this may have been the first time I had ever used a video game console of any …

Gaming

Doom on the Switch shows motion controls still have a place

Or, how I learned to stop flailing and love the Joy-Con.<p>When I heard the stellar 2016 reboot of the classic shooter Doom was coming to the Nintendo Switch, I was impressed -- but I wasn't interested. For me, Doom was strictly a PC game. It wasn't a question of graphics (that the game could be …

Gaming

How to find out if hackers leaked your passwords

Longtime favorite password manager 1Password just teamed up with Pwned Passwords, a new service that helps you find out if your passwords have been leaked online. The database boasts more than 500 million passwords collected from various breaches.<p>Here’s how to use it.<p>With hugely popular services …

Ajit Pai’s Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People

It’s indisputable: A broadband internet connection is vital to full participation in our society and economy. Increasingly, government services and …

The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that …

Michael Ian Black Sees A Deeper Issue Than Gun Control After The Florida School Shooting: ‘Boys Are Broken’

Comedian Michael Ian Black got frighteningly real with his commentary in the wake of the latest school massacre in Florida, in which 17 people lost their lives. The suspect, Nikolas Cruz, has subsequently been charged with murder after what appears to have been a painstakingly orchestrated plan …

Guns

Europeans had school shootings, too. Then they did something about it.

BERLIN — Contrary to what you may sometimes hear, school shootings are not unique to the United States. Germany, for instance, went through a string of devastating attacks between 2002 and 2009. Between 1996 and 2008, major school shootings also occurred in Finland and Scotland, among other …

Guns

This Thor: Ragnarok Deleted Scene Is a Master Class in How to Fit an Insane Amount of Jokes Into Two Minutes

It’s easy to see why this scene was ultimately cut out of <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i>—it doesn’t really have much to add to the movie’s context, other than to cram …

Destiny 2 Crimson Days Event Launches Tomorrow, See The New Gear

We're coming up on the first Valentine's Day since the launch of Destiny 2. Much as it did with the previous game, Bungie will mark the occasion with a special Crimson Days event that introduces a variety of new rewards to get your hands on.<p>Crimson Days begins on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on February …

Monster Hunter's Animations Make You A Better Player

Success in <i>Monster Hunter: World</i> isn’t just about knowing what each monster can do, but knowing what you can do. There are 14 different weapon types …

Monster Hunter

Goodbye Destiny, Hello Monster Hunter: World

Destiny 2 and Monster Hunter: World may seem superficially different, but look just a little deeper, and you'll see that they're trying to do very similar things.<p>The increasing number of "lifestyle games"--games you can return to daily, devote hundreds of hours to, and play almost out of habit-- …

Solo: A Star Wars Story teaser debuts during Super Bowl

Full trailer tomorrow<p>Star Wars fans were treated to their first look at <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> during the Super Bowl today, just a few months before the movie is set to hit theaters.<p>The 30-second teaser isn’t the only glimpse of Lucasfilm’s stand-alone Han Solo movie that fans will get this week. …

Natalie Portman Isn't About to Take Any Sass on The Star Wars Prequels in New SNL Rap

Several years ago, Natalie Portman took to <i>Saturday Night Live</i> alongside Lonely Island to show everyone what a bad shut-your-mouth she really was. …

Retrogaming

Bayonetta 1 and 2 on Switch are as great as they’ve always been

Better framerate and portability make the two-pack a must<p><i>Bayonetta</i> <i>1</i> and <i>2</i> are coming to the Nintendo Switch for the first time this month, bringing the two hack-and-slash classics together for the first time since the Wii U. The Switch versions don’t feature the most significant changes over the …

Watch Foo Fighters and Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo Cover Kiss’ “Detroit Rock City”

Foo Fighters and Weezer have been touring together across Australia and New Zealand. Last night in Melbourne, Dave Grohl brought out Rivers Cuomo to join in. “Are you ready Rivers,” asked Grohl. “I’m ready to rock,” Cuomo hesitantly responded. Then, Cuomo fronted Foo Fighters in a cover of the Kiss …

Rock Music

Bungie lays out detailed Destiny 2 update schedule (update)

Here’s what’s coming in early 2018<p>Bungie took an important step in its effort to be more forthcoming with <i>Destiny 2</i> players today, posting a development roadmap for the game’s next three major updates.<p>The schedule follows a lengthy blog post from game director Christopher Barrett earlier this month, …

Leaked PS Plus Lineup Looks Too Good to Be True

Whenever you see a “leaked” PlayStation Plus lineup that looks too good to be true, we recommend approaching with caution. Take this image that’s …

Epic Games Boss Interested in Releasing Fortnite on Switch

There are no officially confirmed plans for Fortnite on Nintendo Switch, but there surely is interest from a key member at Epic Games that could make …

This Is the Coolest Homemade Lego Millennium Falcon of All Time

As something of an authority on building large, Lego Millennium Falcons, I have to say, this is the coolest one <i>ever</i>.<p>What you see above is a homemade …

Lego

Destiny 2’s first big update of 2018 looks to fulfill players’ requests

Improved raid rewards, revamped Iron Banner and more<p><i>Destiny 2</i>’s January update, the game’s first major patch of 2018, will launch alongside the year’s inaugural Iron Banner week, developer Bungie announced today. The event is one of a few elements of the Destiny experience that Bungie is …

Burger King made a surprisingly good ad about net neutrality

What a great restaurant<p>Burger King — a fast-food chain that sells cheap beef — apparently understands net neutrality more than the average member of Congress. The company released an ad today explaining the concept of net neutrality with a stunt that showed what it would be like to have paid …

Net Neutrality

Wife of Michigan father deported after 30 years is coming to Trump's State of the Union

Cindy Garcia has had a long, exhausting and life-changing week. By all appearances, the whirlwind is going to continue.<p>On Monday morning, she watched immigration agents escort Jorge Garcia, her husband of 15 years, through the security gates at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, deporting him to Mexico …

Immigration