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Phil Lord And Chris Miller Have Signed On To Write ‘The Flash’

It seems comedy gods and LEGO champions Phil Lord and Chris Miller are no longer circling <i>The Flash</i>, one of the planned Warner Bros. films in the slowly expanding DC Cinematic Universe. That’s because they’ve joined the project, though not as directors — yet.<p>According to Deadline:<p>Phil Lord and …

Boeing has patented a 'Star Wars'-style force field

It might sound futuristic — and it is. The patent isn't about stopping bullets or lasers or anything like that, though. Instead, it detects explosions near a vehicle, and then quickly heats up the air or water between the vehicle and the blast. The heat creates a plasma shield that is more dense …

Patents

HBO And Snoop Dogg Are Teaming Up For A New Family Drama Series Set In The 1980s

HBO is teaming up with Snoop Dogg, writer Rodney Barnes (<i>The Boondocks</i>, <i>Everybody Hates Chris</i>), and director Allen Hughes (<i>Gang Related</i>, <i>Broken City</i>) on a new drama series. According to Deadline, the untitled series will take place in early 1980s Los Angeles:<p>The untitled drama is set in early 1980s …

Charlie Sheen slams Obama with birther fodder over NCAA picks

Charlie Sheenwasn't happy to see PresidentObamamaking hisMarch Madnesspicks Wednesday onESPN— so he called the commander in chief names on social media and accused him of ignoring an unspecified military funeral.<p>"Barry Satera Kenya u won't attend a soldier's funeral uhkros da street that u kild yet …

AT&T to hook up its automated home and connected car services

NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc (T.N) will link its connected car and smart home technologies to bolster its foothold in the fast-growing market for Internet-connected devices, a new battleground for the company and rivals ranging from Verizon (VZ.N) to Google Inc (GOOGL.O).<p>An AT&T logo and …

Internet of Things

Apple Told to Pay $533 Million for Breaching Gaming Patents

A federal jury in Texas has ordered Apple to pay $532.9 million for infringing on patents held by Smartflash LLC, in software and games delivered through iTunes, reports Bloomberg.<p>The plaintiff claimed that Apple infringed three patents related to “data storage and managing access through payment …

Payment Systems

Whole Foods Could Sell Pot Someday

Milk? Check. Eggs? Check. Bread? Check. Pot brownie mix? Marijuana and edibles could be coming to a natural foods grocery store near you. Main Street reports that when asked on a panel if Whole Foods would ever sell cannabis, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey "reportedly said only if the plant were legal …