Movies & TV

Jason Momoa talks ‘For Honor,’ growing up without a TV, and making Aquaman cool

Actor Jason Momoa got his first taste of video gaming with Ubisoft’s For Honor arcade-style fighting game. After taking on other celebrities on Twitch, the Game of Thrones alum talked about his upcoming roles as Aquaman in Warner Bros. DC…

7 years later, does ‘Halo Wars’ need a mouse and keyboard after all?

In 2009, Creative Assembly released an unorthodox Halo RTS for the Xbox 360. At long last, a PC port has finally arrived, but was mouse and keyboard support what this overlooked gem needed to thrive? Let's take a look.
Movies & TV

Lance Reddick on making sequels magic, VR acting, and brushes with legends

Actor Lance Reddick returns to the assassination game in John Wick: Chapter 2, reprising his role as hotel manager Charon from the original. In addition to the new movie, there’s also a virtual reality video game from Starbreeze, John…

Get over yourselves! The world can’t handle more tech-hating hippie hermits

One brave, and probably quite mad, man has rejected technology for the simple life, living without any modern conveniences in the wild. It may be tempting to follow in his footsteps, but we're here to tell you it may not be a good idea.

Go like a pro: A day in the life of BMX bad-boy Nigel Sylvester

Professional BMX rider Nigel Sylvester’s “Go! 3” stunt video continues the tradition of providing a little something for everyone. Beyond the impressive moves are excellently edited cuts to mundane activities that only add to the…

The golden years: Why we’ll all love self-driving cars when we’re older

Will seniors be able to make the change to self-driving cars? Available evidence indicates it won’t be a problem.
Cool Tech

Check out the technological upgrades that helped Kansas City become one of the smartest cities in the U.S.

From public WiFi kiosks to a real-time map that shows you where to park, Kansas City has just made its bid to become one of the United States' smartest cities. You can color us impressed!

Ramin Djawadi’s live concert tour takes ‘Game of Thrones’ on the road

We speak with Ramin Djawadi, composer and musical director for HBO’s Game of Thrones and Westworld, about the upcoming live tour which will bring GOT’s music to life in a concert setting.

Oregon home generates more energy than it uses, completely recycles its used water

Located in the high desert of Bend, Oregon, the Desert Rain House recycles every drop of used water and produces more energy than it uses. It was just recognized as the first Living Building Challenge-certified home in the world.

They ain’t pretty, but these sensors helped me feel safe in my smart apartment

Sensors are an easy way to make you feel a little more secure in your smart apartment, especially when it comes to arming your windows and doors. They can also provide peace of mind when it comes to leaks and air quality.

Backpacker turns Ikea's strangely tough shopping bags into an ultralight backpack

After spending months drooling over packs with $450 price tags, a San Diego-based computer programmer decided to try building his own with Ikea bags.

How UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey created ‘cuddly reggae’ by banishing bass

UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey have sold over 70 million albums to date, and their new record promises to up that total. We speak with the band about how it eliminated bass for its latest album, and why it works.