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Text your fridge and start your washer from work: LG’s smart appliances are U.S.-bound

LG HomeChat, its line of smart fridges, washers, air conditioners, speakers, and other appliances, are coming to the U.S. in 2015. Soon, you'll be able to text your fridge.
Cars

A supercar is born: Watch the hand assembly of a Porsche 918 Spyder

A video posted on youtube highlights the hand assembly of Porsche’s 918 Spyder hybrid supercar. The video shows the meticulous craftsmanship the car from start to finish, including the 887-hp powerplant.
Movies & TV

For real? We ask a physicist to ruin our favorite action sequences

With the help of a real scientist, we give some of the most recent high-action sequences a reality rating. You’re welcome.
Cars

GM hints at plug-in CUV with ‘Crossvolt’ trademark

A recent re-application of a trademark by GM hints at an expansion of the Chevrolet Volt lineup. The application of the name “Crossvolt” suggests the possibility of a plug-in CUV.
Gaming

PlanetSide 2’s sprawling, intercontinental multiplayer comes to PS4 in January 2015

Free-to-play, massively multiplayer shooter PlanetSide 2 is confirmed to be entering a closed beta for the PlayStation 4 in the middle of January, 2015. Players can sign up now.
Movies & TV

Here’s a new look at the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

A new photo of the iconic Star Wars spacecraft The Millennium Falcon appears in a profile of Disney CEO Bob Iger, who poses in front of the famous ship.
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Now valued at over $2B, grocery delivery startup Instacart eyes nationwide expansion

On-demand grocery delivery startup Instactart has secured more than $220M in VC funding at a $2B valuation and plans to use that cash to expand operations to the rest of the U.S.
Cars

Bugatti is down to its last eight Veyrons

The Bugatti Veyron is set to roll off into the pages of history, with just eight cars left in its production run. Don't worry, though, the carmaker reportedly has a successor in the works.
Music

Did Simple Minds fast forward, or new bands rewind? Big Music sounds fresh either way

They say you can’t recapture the past, but Simple Minds comes damn close on Big Music, a contemporary take on the sound the band brought to the mainstream in the ‘80s.
Cars

Volvo wants to make a bike helmet to keep you from getting hit by Volvos

A collaboration between Volvo, POC, and Ericsson will produce wearable cycling technology that hopes to end collisions between cyclists and cars. The first concept will debut at the 2015 International CES.
Mobile

Apple’s newly patented stylus digitizes whatever you write on any surface

A new Apple patent shows a stylus that can write on any surface and digitize the text on your iPad or iPhone. The stylus tracks your writing with accelerometers and 3D motion sensors.