Mark Douglas

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Eminem Spends Six Minutes Lamenting About Institutional Racism On His New Single ‘Untouchable’

Ever since Eminem dropped his scathing critique of Donald Trump at the BET Hip-Hop Awards it was clear he had a bone to pick with Trump, the country and the rampant racism that seems to be the prevailing topic of the day. There have been murmurs that Em’s new album, <i>Revival</i>, would be a …

Nvidia announces $2,999 Titan V, 'the most powerful PC GPU ever created'

It seems like Nvidia announces the fastest GPU in history multiple times a year, and that’s exactly what’s happened again today; the Titan V is “the most powerful PC GPU ever created,” in Nvidia's words. It represents a more significant leap than most products that have made that claim, however, as …

Supercomputers

More price hikes could be coming to Sprint

For years, Sprint has made up for its last-place network with first-place pricing. Cheap and cheerful is a slogan that’s basically designed to …

A new National Geographic series shows warring lion clans up close — here are stunning images captured by the crew

The second installment of its "Savage Kingdom," series features warring lion clans struggling for survival in a remote region of Botswana.<p>The series, narrated by "Game of Thrones" actor Charles Dance (Tywin Lannister), follows the lions — and their leopard and hyena counterparts — as vicious yet …

Wildlife

Elephants Deserve Legal 'Personhood,' New Lawsuit Argues in Connecticut

This lawsuit may never be forgotten.<p>In the first case of its kind in the United States, an animal rights group has filed suit seeking legal personhood for elephants who are being kept at a Connecticut zoo.<p>"The Nonhuman Rights Project's lawsuit on behalf of the elephants — Minnie, Beulah, and Karen …

Elephants

Meet SR-72, The Most Astonishing Airplane You’ll Ever See

If you’re anything of an aircraft enthusiast you’ll know all about the SR-71 spy plane–it really was the most ridiculously advanced piece of flying technology, a legend in its own lifetime. If you’re not an aircraft enthusiast, then read on because you’ll still be impressed. Now is the moment to …

Aviation

On The Timeless Appeal Of 'Calvin & Hobbes'

Bill Watterson brought an end to <i>Calvin & Hobbes</i> in 1995, after just 10 years of writing and drawing the comic strip. But to his many devoted fans, that shockheaded boy and his tiger are as important today as they were when they first appeared in daily papers all around the country.<p>Filmmaker Joel …

Upp is a $199 hydrogen fuel cell for USB devices that lets you fill up instead of plugging in

Hydrogen fuel cells have been helping astronauts for nearly half a century already, so it's about time they became small enough -- and cheap enough -- to be of use to everyone else. That's exactly what Intelligent Energy claims to have achieved with its the latest fuel cell system, called the …

Teens Are Deserting Facebook, And They're Heading To Places Where Their Parents Can't Find Them

Their gradual exodus to messaging apps such as WhatsApp, WeChat and KakaoTalk boils down to Facebook becoming a victim of its own success. The road to gaining nearly 1.2 billion monthly active users has seen the mums, dads, aunts and uncles of the generation who pioneered Facebook join it too, …

Apps

Apple Reportedly Developing Large Curved Screen iPhones For Late 2014, Better Touchscreen Sensors

Apple is said to be working on two curved display iPhone models for the “second half of next year,” according to a source speaking to Bloomberg, with a likely release planned for the third quarter, as well as better touchscreen sensors that introduce fine pressure sensitivity for later devices to …

Sprintbeemer by Lucky Cat Garage

The inspiration for a bike build can come from the most unlikely of sources. In the case of this most unusual BMW sprint bike, it was a vintage M&H Racemaster drag tire.<p>The tire belonged to the amiable Séb Lorentz of the Lucky Cat Garage, a familiar face on the European custom show circuit. While …

Superbikes