Star Wars Mario Kart Mashup

Star Wars gets mashed up with Mario Kart in the best video of the week

By on February 12, 2016 at 4:32 PM.

Star Wars gets mashed up with Mario Kart in the best video of the week

Mashing up two beloved franchises is a risky proposition. If you screw it up, you have two rabid fanbases attacking you from both sides. If you create something amazing, you have to deal with the fact that everyone is going to want more. In the case of Star Kart, Dark Pixel’s incredible mashup of Star Wars and Mario Kart, we desperately want more.

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Apple TV Show Dr. Dre

Apple is making original TV shows and the first one will star Dr. Dre

By on February 12, 2016 at 2:43 PM.

Apple is making original TV shows and the first one will star Dr. Dre

The inevitable war between Apple and Netflix has apparently begun. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Apple has begun working on its first original TV show — a six episode series called Vital Signs which will star rapper, producer and recently minted Apple executive Dr. Dre. More →

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Hoverboard Fire Explosion Video

Watch a hoverboard spontaneously combust and start shooting fire everywhere

By on February 12, 2016 at 1:51 PM.

Watch a hoverboard spontaneously combust and start shooting fire everywhere

Hoverboards were some of the hottest gifts of the holiday season, but not just because every kid in the world wanted one. I’m talking about the fact that they overheat and explode, of course, which quickly became one of the most fascinating and alarming controversies of 2015. Unfortunately, the issue hasn’t been solved in 2016. More →

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Torrents Time Security Issues

Streaming torrents could lead to a host of security issues

By on February 11, 2016 at 9:55 PM.

Streaming torrents could lead to a host of security issues

Online piracy skyrocketed into the 21st century this week as The Pirate Bay and Kickass Torrents adopted new technology from Popcorn Time spinoff Torrents-Time allowing users to stream TV show and movie torrents in their browsers.

Hours later, anti-piracy groups were already publicly decrying the technology, but whether you care about the obvious legal issues surrounding Torrents-Time or not, you still might want to avoid using it. More →

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HeadsUP Amazon Alexa Car HUD

This heads-up display for your car comes equipped with Amazon’s Alexa

By on February 11, 2016 at 8:45 PM.

This heads-up display for your car comes equipped with Amazon’s Alexa

Although the idea of owning a car with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay might sound like a dream come true, it’s far too cost-prohibitive for the average consumer. So what do you do if you want a connected car without breaking the bank?

A voice-activated heads-up display might do the trick. More →

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Assassin's Creed 2017 Delay

Assassin’s Creed is taking 2016 off, which is exactly what the series needs

By on February 11, 2016 at 8:10 PM.

Assassin’s Creed is taking 2016 off, which is exactly what the series needs

Better late than never. On Thursday, Ubisoft confirmed the rumors that the Assassin’s Creed series would be taking a year off for the first time since 2008. It didn’t come as much of a surprise, as rumors of the decision had been circulating for months, but it was  a sigh of relief for fans of the flagging franchise.

If Assassin’s Creed is going to survive the generation, Ubisoft needs to take a step back and re-examine one of its biggest properties. More →

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Netflix Black Market

Netflix accounts are on sale for just $0.25 on the growing black market

By on February 11, 2016 at 6:25 PM.

Netflix accounts are on sale for just $0.25 on the growing black market

Considering the ridiculous prices that consumers pay for cable subscriptions, $9.99 a month for access to Netflix might seem like a pretty great deal. But despite its relatively low cost, there are still those who are willing to break the law to pay significantly less for a Netflix account. Introducing: the Netflix black market. More →

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The Simpsons Best Movie References

All of The Simpsons’ best movie references compiled in one video

By on February 11, 2016 at 1:51 PM.

All of The Simpsons’ best movie references compiled in one video

After 27 seasons on the air, it only makes sense that The Simpsons would reference every show, movie, book and pop culture artifact that it possibly could. Sorting through all of them would be next to impossible, but one brave Vimeo user has decided to collect all of the best movie references from the show’s long history into a single video.

It’s even better than you might have imagined.

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10 Ridiculous Movie Theories

10 ridiculous movie theories that are just crazy enough to make sense

By on February 11, 2016 at 10:25 AM.

10 ridiculous movie theories that are just crazy enough to make sense

When you sit down to watch a movie, you’re expected to suspend your disbelief for an hour or two and let the fictional world on the screen envelop you.

This isn’t a difficult task for a majority of moviegoers, but there are plenty of persnickety viewers that refuse to let a movie be a movie. Some of them even go so far as to invent wacky theories to explain the things that don’t add up. More →

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Best Airbnb Rentals

8 incredible Airbnb rentals you’ll want to book for your next vacation

By on February 10, 2016 at 4:24 PM.

8 incredible Airbnb rentals you’ll want to book for your next vacation

As winter marches on, it’s hard not to daydream of warmer weather and sunny locales. Those daydreams inevitably take you down a path of theoretical vacation planning, which will probably eventually lead to Airbnb.

There are thousands and thousands of listings to scroll through once you begin exploring Airbnb, but rather than spend the rest of the day scrolling, why not check out this list of 8 incredible places and save yourself some time?

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Star Wars Episode VIII Filming

‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ has officially begun filming

By on February 10, 2016 at 2:56 PM.

‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ has officially begun filming

Late last month, Lucasfilm and Disney disappointed anxious fans of the latest Star Wars trilogy by announcing that Episode VIII would miss its summer 2017 release window after all. We’re going to have to wait until December 2017 to see the movie instead, but there is some good news: Episode VIII has already started filming. More →

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Windows 10 Spying Investigation

Windows 10 will keep spying on you no matter how hard you try to stop it

By on February 10, 2016 at 1:19 PM.

Windows 10 will keep spying on you no matter how hard you try to stop it

When you boot up Windows 10 for the very first time, you have the option to customize several settings related to the collection of data from Microsoft’s servers.

You can stop your machine from sending contact and calendar details, typing and speech data, location data and even error and diagnostic reports. Unfortunately, no matter how many boxes you uncheck, Microsoft is still going to collect information from your computer, whether you know it or not.
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Donald Trump Funny or Die Movie

Johnny Depp stars in an insane Donald Trump parody movie we never saw coming

By on February 10, 2016 at 10:47 AM.

Johnny Depp stars in an insane Donald Trump parody movie we never saw coming

Donald Trump and his supporters have a lot to be excited about today. Not only did the real estate mogul sweep the New Hampshire primary without breaking a sweat, but to cap it all off, Funny or Die released a near feature-length film about the controversial candidate, starring Johnny Depp in the title role.

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