This clever video pieces together scenes depicting the already-hoary suspense-film cliche in which a cellular phone's signal (or battery) gives out at just the wrong (right) time so that the characters will have something to be in suspense about. One thing I will always and forever love Iain Banks for is his 2003 novel Dead Air, a gripping, taut suspense novel in which everyone has a cellphone that always works. I was struck when I read it, believing that Banks had just created an entirely new genre: suspense novels in which none of the tension comes from characters not knowing key facts.
British artist Stuart Semple has set "Tiffany Blue" free. You may remember he's the guy behind the blackest-black ink, the blackest-known substance, the pinkest pink, and the related battle with color hoarder Anish Kapoor. Semple's latest offering is Tiff, a "super flat matte high grade shade" acrylic paint that mimics Tiffany's trademarked robin's-egg blue." He… READ THE REST
It's been more than a decade since the original 8-Bit Trip, but Rymdreglage hasn't been sleeping. Hello, finally, we are done with this video, we have been working on it for around 9 years (not full time). We hope you enjoy it. READ THE REST
Face masks with bendable "Baby Yoda" ears, big ears, "Scooby Doo" ears, and elf ears (and more!) are available from Kikimora Studio, a "High Fashion Circus" entertainment company in Miami, Florida. If you're wondering how a layer of spandex will keep the coronavirus at bay, you'd probably better off with a N95 or KN95 mask.… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. It's hard to remember a time before apps — and no, not the kind they serve at your favorite dinner joint. From banking to talking to friends to shopping for houses,… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. As connected as we are to our cell phones — dedicating at least 3 hours of our day to screen time — sometimes the traditional handheld device isn't enough. Instead of… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Today's world is all about smart systems, from refrigerators and thermostats to, well, just about everything. And if you're looking for a career change that offers some real opportunity, learning about… READ THE REST