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Riva's speaker takes on Sonos and Beats

LOS ANGELES - After years producing concerts and record albums, Rikki Farr knows a thing or two about music.<p>So when confronted with a sea of tiny bluetooth speakers that he deems as "dreadful," he set out to make a better one--his Riva Audio line of speakers are portable, battery powered bluetooth …

Tech Trends

Thirty years later and rave still hasn’t left the dancefloor

“Twenty five years ago nothing was possible, but everything was possible,” resident Rinse FM DJ and rave aficionado Uncle Dugs tells me. We’re sitting in the basement office of Club Aquarium on Old Street along with some of the pioneering DJs and promoters from the mid-80s to early-90s UK rave …

This might just be the craziest theory about Rey in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' yet

Ok, stick with me people because this one gets a little (a lot) crazy. The theory, which is laid out in pretty terrible English, but with a decent production value, on 9gag.com believes that Rey is actually the reincarnated spirit of Anakin Skywalker. The evidence for this theory is tenuous at …

Alton Towers to open 'Galactica' VR roller coaster in April

Virtual reality headsets can trick your eyes and ears into thinking you're someplace else, but what about the rest of your body? Alton Towers thinks it has the answer and, unsurprisingly, it involves a massive roller coaster. The British theme park today unveiled "Galactica," a new ride that will …

Ask Siri to beatbox for you right now. Seriously, do it.

Apple's possibly-sentient personal assistant Siri can do a lot of things, but did you know she can beatbox?<p>It's simple to try, provided you have an …

World's smallest camera drone + 2GB Micro SD Card: $34.99

Meet your new favorite flying toy! The <b>Cheerson CX-10C Nano Drone with Camera</b> <b>+ 2GB Micro SD Card</b> is a tiny quadcopter is small enough to rest on the tip of your finger, and can easily maneuver through small spaces with acrobatic finesse while recording crystal-clear video and photography.<p>It’s tons …

40 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Will Rock Your World In 2016

2015 was a fantastic year for books, including a lot of titles that did things we’d never seen before. But 2016 looks like it could be just as …

Science Fiction

Watch this AI rap generator spit algorithmic bars

If you've always dreamed of being a rapper but were stuck for inspiration, you're in luck -- a team of computer scientists have created an …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Virtual reality gets jolt with YouTube app, free Google Cardboard

Virtual Reality

JBL Pulse 2 vs Marsboy Orb: Bluetooth speakers at ends of the LED light display spectrum

If you are looking for some differentiation in your Bluetooth speakers, the JBL Pulse 2 (<b>$199</b>) and the Marsboy Orb (<b>$30</b> after <b>SPDJVX3R</b> code) offer varying degrees of light show to accompany your music. While the JBL Pulse 2 is essentially a very good Charge 2+ with a light show wrapped around the …

The Pint from Stable Goods

Posted in Camping and Gear<p>The Pint from Stable Goods is a bottle that quickly converts into a cup: Unscrew the Pint’s removable bottom, flip it, snap …

Cosmic Watch Is A Beautiful Model Of The Universe For Your Phone Or Tablet

Cosmic Watch is not a watch face, or even a conventional clock app. It's an app that models the Earth, the solar system, and most of the familiar …

Details Songbook: 11 Tracks We're Listening to Right Now

Check out the music that’s spinning in the Details offices.

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Books

10 New Artists You Need to Know: August 2015

Tunde Olaniran<p><b>Sounds Like:</b> Exuberant and socially conscious electronic pop from the home of underground resistance<p><b>For Fans of:</b> M.I.A., Dev Hynes, …

Music

5 Epic Fantasies You Need To Read/Re-Read & Why

Epic fantasies. Readers in legions! Since so many people love a big ol' fat fantasy novel, I thought it might be fun to make a list of epic fantasies …

The 20 Best TV And Film 'Sidekicks' Of The Last Seven Decades

When you're driving down the highway, set one of your presets to SiriusXM, #6 on your radio dial (60s on 6), where you'll find the incomparable and always entertaining DJ Phlash Phelps.<p>Recently Phlash invited his audience to tell him who their favorite all-time TV or movie sidekicks were either by …

Can't Make It To Brazil? Stream Tomorrowland LIVE From The Comfort Of Your Couch - Festival Sherpa | Online Guide to Festivals

<b>Don’t miss a single moment from the inaugural edition of Tomorrowland straight from Sao Paolo.</b><p>The excitement around Tomorrowland’s first ever …

Here's What Donuts Look Like All Around The World

Photo Credit: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez via Getty Images<p>Let's be honest: Is there anything better than biting into a warm, airy, fresh donut?<p>Though it's tough to get most countries to agree on anything, the need for fried dough seems to be universal -- but <i>how</i> it's prepared is another story. …

8 shower beers to suds up your daily routine

Shower beers don’t get much respect, but they're the hardest-working booze in hygiene.<p>A glass of wine in the bath is still the most socially …

The 10 Most Underrated Films of All Time According to Science*

*Science = my opinion.<p><b>Empire Records (1995)</b><p>This movie opened to terrible reviews, but has since become a cult classic, so if you haven't seen it, consider this is your wake-up call. Centering around one epic day at a record store (#RexManningDay), each character brings something different to the …

Robert Downey Jr.

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Shoes

12 Pasta Salads Just in Time for Spring

Changes to your fashion and beauty looks aren’t the only things that need an overhaul come springtime — your collection of recipes could also use a bit of a kick. Let’s face it: Now that the weather is filled with sunny days and sultry nights, the last thing you want to do is to be stuck slaving …

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Celebrities and Onesies: The Cozy Cold Weather Trend to Try Now

Wonderful! It’s another frigid, frosty day where you wake up with your teeth chattering, the unbearable windchill is creeping through your drafty windows, and you regret your choice of wearing silk pajamas to bed. But fear no more, there is a better item to comfortably fall asleep in without the …

Daft Punk and Pharrell's "Gust of Wind" Finally Gets a Video - PAPER

Daft Punk and Pharrell finally released a video for their 2013 track, "Gust of Wind."<p>The <i>Random Access Memories</i> collaboration was given the full-on Fall video treatment. Staged like a seasonal, Hanes underwear commercial, smiling women prance around in loungewear and defy gravity as autumnal leaves …