Alex Allen

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This deleted scene from “The Breakfast Club” has been under wraps for 32 years

In advance of a reissue of the seminal teen movie, a clip starring Ally Sheedy and Molly Ringwald surfaces<p>It's been a full generation (or more) since John Hughes' seminal, brilliant 1985 teen film "The Breakfast Club" landed in theaters. Yet, there are still sides to the watershed flick we still …

The Mightiest Four-Cylinder Toyota Ever Made

In the 1980s, Toyota began its most audacious push into the high-end side of the car world, racing V8 prototypes at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and …

2016 Was the Best Year for Strategy Games Ever

You can’t ignore this genre anymore.<p>Ah, December. The time when the video games press' thoughts turn to Game of the Year awards, arguing about which 8-12 hour big-budget action-adventure deserves the award most. But all of the <i>Dooms</i> and <i>Uncharteds</i> and <i>Titanfalls</i> aren't the biggest story of gaming in …

12 crazy coffee tables to enliven your living room

Google Earth Timelapse shows us how our planet has changed since 1984

In 2013, Google launched Timelapse — a Google Earth project that shows us how the Earth has changed in the last thirty years or so.<p>Now, Google has …

Google Earth

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

'Dark Matter' Is A Jet-Propelled Science Thriller

Your time is valuable. I know that. There are roughly a billion books published every year and you've only got time to read a few of them. There are important books and acclaimed books and books you can put down like junk food — like sitting on the couch in your underwear and eating that whole bag …

An Impressive Resume of Anime and Video Game Backgrounds

What do <i>Terra Formars</i>, <i>Fullmetal Alchemist</i> and <i>Final Fantasy X</i> have in common? They all had backgrounds done by studio Kusanagi.<p>The Tokyo-based studio …

Killing Joke Trailer - The R-Rated Animated Batman Feature

Take a look at DC Comics’ R-rated animated feature film with the Batman: The Killing Joke trailer!<p>The <b>Batman: The Killing Joke</b> trailer has arrived! …

‘Game Of Hyrule’ Is The ‘Zelda’ And ‘Game Of Thrones’ Mashup You Never Knew You Needed

At this point <i>Game of Thrones</i> is no longer simply a television series, instead it is a cultural phenomenon that transcends boundaries and is loved by a broad range of people. What originally looked like a show that only hardcore nerds would love has turned into a show that everyone has been talking …

Game of Thrones

Watch This Škoda Get Torture Tested Before Going Into Production

For years, Škoda was seen as a joke in the car world; an Eastern Bloc export crapcan in the vein of the Yugo. VW decided to turn the company around …

Torture

'Mars' is a crazy floating speaker that sounds okay but looks amazing

‘Mars’ by crazybaby is a futuristic speaker that would look right at home in any Sci-Fi movie. The cylindrical base acts as both a control unit and a subwoofer, while the top looks like a flying saucer and levitates two to three inches above the base while providing 360-degree sound from a …

Original Parts From Vintage Vespas Turned Into Strikingly Modern Office Chairs

The legendary Vespa motorbike has been reimagined as a unique piece of office furniture. Created by Spanish studio Bel & Bel, the <i>Scooter Chair</i> uses original parts from the Italian vehicle to form a striking silhouette. The 1980s-style chassis has been cleverly upcycled as the seat back, with its …

Furniture

Gravity Rush Is Great On PS4

If you’d asked me back in 2012 to name a single Vita game that deserved a PS4 version, I would have said “<i>Gravity Rush</i>” with zero hesitation. Good …

2016 Volvo V60 Polestar: The Hottest Wagon of Them All? - Ignition Ep. 146

Volvo

Recipe: Amazing veggie moussaka

Peel and finely chop the garlic and onions, then place in a large pan over medium heat with a drizzle of oil. Pick in the rosemary and sage leaves, add 1 teaspoon of dried oregano, then sauté for about 10 minutes, or until softened but not coloured, stirring occasionally.<p>Pour in the wine and simmer …

Should You Play Powerball? Science Solves The Mystery

Playing the lottery is the ultimate low-risk, high-reward scenario. If you lose, you’re only out a few dollars: the cost of your bet. But if you win, even though the odds are stacked against you, the payoff is a lifetime of easy living. This evening, Wednesday, January 13th, will mark the richest …

How to Use Science to Make Safe Eggnog With Raw Eggs

Every year, you wish you liked eggnog more than you do. The branding powers of the Season that ‘Tis act like it's as vital and inimical as spruce …

Eggnog

Late submission for best new Vine celebrity of 2015: this 'spider'

Gretchen, the best new Vine celebrity of 2015, is not technically a spider, as I learned through grueling research. As a "daddy longleg" she is an arachnid, but she only has two eyes (not eight), she doesn't make silk, and she doesn't have a waist. These are a few of the prerequisites to being a …

Make sure you have these great games before the Steam Winter Sale ends

The season of giving is almost over, so give a little something to yourself.<p>Steam’s Winter Sale is currently offering tons of great discounts on PC games from now until January 4. Just like we did with last month’s Steam Exploration Sale (we even repeated a couple picks here), GamesBeat’s Jeff …

These Are The Best Poverty-Spec Supercars And Ultra-Luxury Cars Available Right Now

Have you always wanted a car like a Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini, or a Bentley, but find that your foolish decision not to be born into a crapton of …

Mashups

The Problem With The Post-Bungie Halo Campaigns

<i>Halo</i> used to mean quality. Its campaigns were all heroic military sci-fi, full of brilliantly-designed levels and enemies. The multiplayer was some …

Custom Bikes of the Week

A CB550 named after a British torpedo bomber, a BMW R nineT inspired by the Bauhaus movement and a pearler of a Kawasaki W650 from Deus in Sydney. Matt Neundorf cherry-picks the best customs from the interwebs.<p><b>Old Empire Motorcycles ‘Ripon’</b> Given the sleek and hunkered down lines of this Honda …