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Boeing’s latest video explains how scientists built microlattice, the world’s lightest metal

Despite being made entirely from metal, microlattice is actually 100 times lighter than styrofoam -- so light, in fact, that it can rest on top of a dandelion blossom without destroying it.
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Creative Sound Blaster Roar 2 Review

After trimming its mane, Creative's Roar 2 is leaner but no less fierce.
Movies & TV

Fantasy Island gets rebooted (again), this time with a female lead

The reboots keep on coming. Sony TV is rebooting Fantasy Island for ABC yet again, but this time the series will feature a female lead. The character of Mr. Roarke, owner of a company that helps people live out their fantasies, will be a…
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The Pepsi phone is real, and here’s what it looks like

The Pepsi P1 will go on sale in China later this year, Pepsi said. It's the beverage conglomerate's first branded Android smartphone, and it features Pepsi's signature logo.

It’s finally happened — scientists construct part of a rat brain in a computer

Reverse engineering has never looked quite as cool as it does now that scientists have managed to partially reconstruct a rat brain out of nothing more than a computer. That's right - no organic matter was harmed in the making of the brain.

GMC’s 2016 Sierra Denali is a truck that wishes it was a luxury car

The GMC Sierra Denali gets a major refresh for 2016, with new styling and more tech.

This thermostat-controlled wood stove helps keep your home the perfect temperature

Wood stoves have been used to heat homes for centuries, but Quadra-Fire decided to update the technology a bit by attaching its new Adventure series to a thermostat. It self-regulates to get your home within a few degrees of your desired…
Movies & TV

Leonardo DiCaprio set to produce movie about the Volkswagen emissions scandal

Volkswagen's clean diesel scandal is coming to the big screen, and Leonardo DiCaprio is along for the ride. The actor is set to produce the Paramount Pictures film, along with Jennifer Davisson.

ZTE plans to take Axon to the max with a jumbo-sized flagship

ZTE has announced that it'll sell a larger version of its Axon flagship smartphone later this year. The super-sized Axon Max will reportedly share much in common with its smaller counterpart.
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Netflix drops first full trailer for Mr. Show reboot, W/ Bob and David

Netflix has released the first trailer for its upcoming "reboot" of popular HBO sketch comedy show Mr. Show with Bob and David, called W/Bob and David, starring Bob Odenkirk and David Cross.

David Bowie will never tour again, says prominent promoter

Famed British music promoter John Giddings has revealed that David Bowie will not tour again, confirming a series of longtime rumors that Bowie has no desire to go back to life on the road.
Movies & TV

New York has no idea who Chris Pratt is in this new Billy on the Street segment

A humbling Lightning Round segment from TruTV show Billy on the Street with Billy Eichner shows that New Yorkers have no clue who actor Chris Pratt is, despite his recent successes in films like Jurassic World and Guardians of the…