Leave it to John Oliver to cut through the bullshit and give you 20 minutes of high quality information about Covid-19, and what you should do about it.
The good news for folks in Birmingham, England, is that the government is handing out coronavirus tests door-to-door. The bad news is the swabs are suspiciously moist. Volunteers and RAF personnel distributed kits to households in those areas on Tuesday. Ms Dunne said she had been told to complete the test within 15 minutes and… READ THE REST
Back in 2014, I went to see folk-punk troubadour Frank Turner in concert. I've seen him many times before and since then, and he always curates interesting opening acts. But at this particular performance, one of those groups was Koo Koo Kanga Roo, a "kids band for grown-ups" comprised of two goofy white dudes rapping… READ THE REST
"I went through it now. They say I'm immune. I feel so powerful. I'll kiss the guys and the beautiful women. I'll just give you a big fat kiss." —Donald Trump, October 13, 2020 Folks, I regret to inform you that it was the bad kind of weird at Donald Trump's re-election rally tonight in… READ THE REST
Don't look now, but that car next to you on the road may not have a driver. Thankfully, with the advent of the self-driving vehicle, that's not the panic-inducing moment it used to be. A self-driving shuttle has been ferrying customers in Las Vegas for three years. Tesla head Elon Musk says beta testing on… READ THE REST
For the past few years, we've seen a stampede of build-your-own handheld gaming devices hit the market. But if you're like us, you see those kits and all their tiny pieces and intricate instructions and think, why can't I just get a cool retro-themed handheld gamer that I don't have to put together myself? Your… READ THE REST
Jesse Pinkman was right —magnets are awesome. From high-speed trains and rollercoasters to what's on your refrigerator to the planet Earth itself, the power of magnets has been helping and fascinating us for centuries. In addition to all their nearly magical properties, magnets also make another significant contribution to the world — their hold can… READ THE REST