Sam Letner

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Fall TV 2014: Your Everything Guide to the New Season, Including Premiere Dates!

The new fall TV season is upon us, and as usual, it's jam-packed with so many new shows that you can't possibly keep them all straight. That's where …

Dying Light launching earlier than expected

The launch of open-world zombie survival game <i>Dying Light</i> has been pushed ever so slightly forward to Jan. 27, 2015, developer Techland confirmed in a post to its official Twitter account.<p>Earlier this year, the company announced the game's launch would come a few months later than originally …

An ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Writer Just Divorced Her Husband To Be With A Female Cast Member

Imagine if while writing <i>Breaking Bad</i>, Vince Gilligan decided to give the whole making meth thing a shot. Well, that kind of “being inspired by your show” change actually happened, minus the meth, to <i>Orange Is the New Black</i> writer Lauren Morelli, who was so moved by Piper and Alex’s relationship that …

The most disappointing part of Destiny is its boring story

Almost from the start, <i>Destiny</i> signals its desire to conform to sci-fi's conventions, to pay homage to the works that all too obviously inspired its makers, rather than attempt to subvert or try anything original.<p><b>Note: This article contains very mild spoilers about Destiny's early scenes.</b><p>The opening …

Why 'Destiny' May Be The Most Controversial Game Of The Year [Updated]

<b>[Update 9.16.14]</b><p>I want to clarify something: A little further down the page I equate a 6 out of 10 review score with a “D” letter grade. Activision reached out to me to point out that each site has its own definition of what a 6 out of 10 means, and that’s true. A three out of five stars can also …

Microsoft to stream Xbox games to PC browsers?

Microsoft is developing a technology that will stream Xbox games to PC browsers, the tech blog Neowin has claimed.<p>According to the report Xbox 360 and Xbox One titles will be playable using the service, which seeks to eliminate the lag usually associated with playing interactive games over the …

Netflix Shocks Everyone By Buying The Exclusive Rights To ‘Gotham’ Before It Even Airs

Netflix clearly wants us all to know they have a lot of cash burning a hole in their pockets. First they go out and pull off a monster deal for NBC’s <i>The Blacklist</i> at around $2 million an episode, a pretty noteworthy deal given the show’s success. But now word is out that the streaming giant has …

Grand jury indicts Texas Gov. Rick Perry

AUSTIN – Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a longtime Republican political figure and 2016 presidential hopeful, was indicted Friday by a Travis County grand jury following an investigation into whether he withheld millions of dollars from the office of the local district attorney, a Democrat.<p>Grand jurors …

Temporary tattoos turn sweat to power in biobattery

One day soon, the juice that powers your phone or other portable devices could pour forth from your pores. Researchers at the University of California San Diego have created a biosensor in the form of a temporary tattoo that uses sweat to monitor exercise progress and produces a weak electrical …

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Galaxy Note 4 Appears On Retailers Website

Earlier we heard that Samsung had started advertising the new Samsung Galaxy Note 4, and now the handset has appeared on a retailers website.<p>The …

CDC: Hundreds of thousands of Americans die unnecessarily every year

Health disparities in the U.S. lead to hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths each year, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>If all Americans had equal access to the best preventive care currently available somewhere in the country, roughly 20% to 40% of …

Hannibal Shiizakana Review: Becoming the Monster

During my time as a student, both undergraduate and graduate, I ended up taking two classes concerned with horror films, despite not really being a …

Aston Martin Head On Sub-$100,000 Vantage: It's What Aston Is All About

One of the biggest stories this week at the New York Auto Show is the one about Aston Martin. The legendary British brand has finally released an unprecedented sub-$100,000 machine, a more athletic version of the Vantage that skips luxury ornamentation and saves buyers $20,000 in the process.<p>Julian …

NASA just crashed a satellite into the moon on purpose

You might remember NASA's LADEE as the satellite where the administration tested a new broadband-fast laser communication system for sending data back to Earth. Now, however, the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer is no more, since NASA just crashed the craft into the surface of the …

'Hitman Go' turns cold-blooded murder into an iPad board game

A killer app<p><i>Hitman</i> is about being cold-blooded. It's a series of stealth games about sneaking around so that you can murder people, and the new mobile spin-off <i>Hitman Go</i> manages to capture that satisfying feeling that comes from expertly plotting a route, maneuvering around guards, and quietly …

Johammer Electric Motorcycle

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Design<br>• Engineering<br>• Luxury<br>• Motorcycles<p>The Johammer electric motorcycle is a new design that first came to light in February …

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Comcast could soon launch its own WiFi-powered mobile service

With companies like Verizon pushing into its broadband turf, Comcast may be pushing back with its own mobile network, according to a report from <i>The Information</i>. Insiders claim that, like Google, it's considering a service that would work using a combination of Comcast's million+ WiFi hotspots and …

Yeh, Yeh, its more form over function but are you going to kick it out of bed?

Yeh, Yeh, its more form over function but are you going to kick it out of bed?

25 Great Movies That Get ‘Game of Thrones’ Actors Out of the Furs and Tunics

It may be almost over according to the calendar, but winter is coming again with <i>Game of Thrones</i>‘ Sunday-night return to HBO. To whet your appetite …

Super Mario World reimagined as a game of Risk

A designer has put together a version of the board-game classic Risk using characters and themes from the 1990 classic <i>Super Mario World</i>.<p><i>Super Mario Risk</i> is by Luis Huertas of Peru, who offered a look at his game on the design showcase Behance. The set comes with 80 character sheets, a set of 48 …

The Essential Roadside Repair Kit | MC Garage

Motorcyclists like to think of themselves as the cowboys of the open road, tough and self-reliant. But when something goes wrong—a flat tire or an …

What If: Alejandro Jodorowsky's Dune

In the world of cinephiles, there's nothing quite like a fabled movie that came close but was never actually made. From Francis Ford Coppola's Ayn …

First Look at Lois Lowry's 'The Giver': Trailer Short but So Strong

"From great suffering, great pain, came the solution. Communities, where disorder became harmony." And so begins the first teaser trailer for the …

Lotus C-01 Superbike

Posted in Rides<p>We knew it was only a matter of time, and after 2 years of careful planning, along with some intense research and development, Lotus …

Suzuki Stinger by Air-Tech

You’ve probably admired Kent Riches’ work before without knowing it. That’s because his company, Air-Tech Streamlining, has been producing high quality bodywork since the ’80s—for everyone from garage builders to factory race teams.<p>Kent is a prolific racer himself—with fourteen world records to his …

Vespa Segway

Spanish design house Bel & Bel have given a cool-upgrade to the uncool segway, they have combined two of the most distinctive vehicles on the roads …