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Lyric speaker

Nerd Talk: This Lyric Speaker Brings Music To Life

Look, you can pretend that you don't like karaoke - I certainly keep that charade up... until I'm at the bar with a couple pops in me and a song comes on that I love. Just try and fight that urge to sing and gesticulate - it's nearly impossible. I think that's what makes the Lyric Speaker from... Read More

Team USA Goes Full NASA With New Olympic Snowboarding Suits

All hands on deck. These new USA Snowboarding threads are hotter than glowing red part of the earth's surface after being smashed into by another terrestrial object thus creating our immediate planetary satellite, the moon (in theory). I have no idea how hot that is. They're hotter than the heat... Read More
Gaming

Dropleaf is Like the Netflix of Indie Gaming!

Indie music took some much-needed spotlight with the accessibility and affordability of home recording. Sure we still got stoked for a big new Foo Fighters record, but now someone could realistically write and record their own album in their closet - someone who previously might never have their... Read More
plastic Godzilla

Nerd Talk: The new anime Godzilla trailer looks incredible!

Listen, humans have it easy. We have no natural predators other than ourselves with our guns and drunk driving and whatever other stupid things we do to one another. A scenario where gigantic radiation beasts rise from the ocean to smash our cities and squish our flimsy humans has fascinated us... Read More
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The next big puzzle game on your dumb phone is here

I don't know if it's my mother's love of puzzling, my ability to solve the Rubik's cube in under 30 seconds, or just the need to avoid conversations with people on the light rail, but we're always looking for a new cool game to get sucked into. Candy Crush , Two Dots , 2048 - all games that at... Read More
robot

Here's how you stream a giant robot fight!

It’s USA vs Japan in a battle to scrap. On Tuesday, October 17th, you can pop over to Twitch and stream a battle of giant robots smashing the bolts out of one another. This is like every dream 12-year-old me had growing up watching the crappest mech movie ever that I still very much love: Robot Jox... Read More
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How To Make Your Own Szechuan Sauce

To skip to the point, scroll down for the Szechuan Sauce recipe. Listen, many of us love Rick and Morty - a Back to the Future cartoon rip off with some heavy multi-dimensional thinking - it’s great stuff but when the creators mentioned a McNugget sauce tied into promotion of the 1998 film Mulan -... Read More
Amazon echo voice recognition system, selective focus and dark backdrop for impact of light ring

Nerd Talk: Check Out These Silly, Super Fun Star Trek Alexa Skills

Anyone who plopped down into their bean bag chair after school with a snack to watch any iteration of Star Trek can relate to the fantasy of just yelling COMPUTER with a command and having a voice respond to your ridiculous requests. Mostly, I want it to call me Captain... With the introduction of... Read More

Does This Life Hack Actually Do More Damage Than Good?

Every time you reach that paw into a pocket full of earbuds, there's a brief moment of doubt: will I retract with a handful of tangle worse than the dreadlock of a zombie Rastafarian or will my cables still be neatly coiled? The real trick is dedicated space. When you put headphones neatly wrapped... Read More