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This Game of Thrones toilet is fit for the Lord of the Seven Kingdoms

Something tells us Robert Baratheon would have appreciated this: Super-Fan Builds made an Iron Throne that's actually a toilet for one lucky bar owner. We're glad we're not the ones who have to clean it, though.
Movies & TV

Better Call Saul emerges from Breaking Bad’s shadow, becomes cable’s top new show

Better Call Saul kills it in the ratings, becoming the number-one new cable TV show, according to live-plus-three ratings numbers, attracting an average of 5.9 million viewers across its first 10-episode season.

BMW could launch a MINI Countryman-sized crossover in 2017

BMW is reportedly preparing to introduce an entry-level crossover called Urban Cross. Positioned below the X1, the Urban Cross will fight head-to-head against the Audi Q1 when it lands in 2017, but it will not be sold in the United States…

Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus remake in the works thanks to big PlayStation Plus numbers

On the heels of last year's Oddworld: New 'N' Tasty, a remake of the second game in the series, Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus is in the works, and whether or not this one succeeds will determine whether or not we see future Oddworld games.
Home Theater

Apple giving services like Netflix and Hulu a better deal on its subscription ‘tax’

Streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and MLB.TV, are paying Apple a lower percentage of subscription fees (15 percent as opposed to 30 percent), as long as users sign up for the subscription on the Apple TV.

In the future, your phone could use electric smart pants to steer you around the city

In the future, electrically charged smart underwear could help your phone's GPS app control where you walk. Sound scary? It's not, according to people who've already tested the actuated navigation system, also known as cruise control for…

Username bug thwarts Grand Theft Auto 5 update for some PC players

Grand Theft Auto V's PC launch has generally been issue-free, but an issue with the game and special characters in Windows usernames is keeping certain players from updating the game or installing it at all.
Movies & TV

Netflix/Marvel’s Daredevil changes the game for superhero stories on TV

Marvel and Netflix don't pull any punches in their game-changing, gritty new superhero series, Daredevil, starring Charlie Cox and Vincent D'Onofrio.

This chimpanzee takes on a drone with a big stick, and wins

Check out this chimp for whom privacy is clearly an important issue. Offended by a camera-equipped flying machine entering its enclosure at a zoo in the Netherlands, the peeved primate whacked it with a big stick, sending it…

Xiaomi, king of copycats, chastises competitors for ripping off its designs

Xiaomi, which has been accused of copying Apple's methods in the past, is mad that other companies are now cutting into its profits by making knock offs of its products. The $45 billion Chinese manufacturer wants to fight off the…
Cool Tech

Sick of your job? Pymetrics lets you play games to find your next career

Play a few games for about half an hour on Pymetrics’ website and the company’s algorithms will gauge your innate personal characteristics such as attention or motivation—and tell you what career you’re best suited for.