The CW’s 2022 Cancellations Because of Mergers and Streaming

The CW's 2022 Cancellations Because of Mergers and Streaming

Picture: The CW For fans of the CW’s original programming, it’s been a rough couple of days. Not only have fan favorites like Legends of Tomorrow and batman been abruptly canceled, earlier this week the network bid farewell to other series including Naomi, Charmed, and Roswell, New Mexico. There’ll still be some original content coming … Read more

Computer Powered by Colony of Blue-Green Algae For 6 Months

Computer Powered by Colony of Blue-Green Algae For 6 Months

There’s “green energy” and then there’s truly GREEN energy, or rather, blue-green energy. A colorful colony of photosynthetic cyanobacteria, known as blue-green algae, have successfully powered a computer microprocessor for longer than six months, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Energy & Environmental Science. The little bio-based battery-alternative could serve as a … Read more

iPhone Already in Testing to Ditch Lightning for USB-C

iPhone Already in Testing to Ditch Lightning for USB-C

iPhone 12 ProPhoto: Caitlyn McGarry/Gizmodo Following hot on the heels of leaks from trusted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo that claim Apple will finally be saying its proprietary Lightning connector for the more widely supported USB-C standard in future iPhones, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman is adding some credibility of his own to the rumor. Earlier today, he reported … Read more

Norwegian Superpowered Kids Horror Movie Review

Norwegian Superpowered Kids Horror Movie Review

Picture: IFC Midnight After moving to a new home—a cluster of apartment towers surrounded by forests, quieter than usual thanks to the summer holidays—bored young Ida (Rakel Lenora Fløttum) welcomes friendship with a similarly aged neighbor, Ben (Sam Ashraf). Goal The Innocentsa brutal yet elegant investigation into the extremes of psychopathy and empathyis hardly your … Read more

Boeing Seeks Redemption as It Readies Starliner for Yet Another Launch Attempt

Boeing Seeks Redemption as It Readies Starliner for Yet Another Launch Attempt

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner being lifted at the Vertical Integration Facility at Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.Photo: NASA/Frank Michaux Hard to believe, but it’s been nearly two and has half years since Boeing’s first botched test of its Starliner CST-100 spacecraft. Yep, it’s been a minute, so here’s a … Read more

Doctor Strange 2’s Wanda Twist Plays On Her Worst Comics Tropes

Doctor Strange 2's Wanda Twist Plays On Her Worst Comics Tropes

What is the Scarlet Witch’s sanity, if not tropes persevering?Picture: John Byrne, Terry Austin, and Gaspar Saladino/Marvel Comics In a medium where long-lasting superhero characters have rollercoaster ups and downs over their careers, it’s a rare few that have had some downs quite like Scarlet Witch. Even ascending as part of the vanguard in the … Read more

Mom Alleges TikTok Blackout Challenge Led to Daughter’s Death

Mom Alleges TikTok Blackout Challenge Led to Daughter's Death

Photo: phBodrova (Shutterstock) The mother of a 10-year-old daughter who died last year is suing TikTok and its parent company ByteDance over allegations the company’s algorithm promoted a so-called “Blackout Challenge” to the child’s feed. In a complaint filed Thursday, Tawainna Anderson, of Pennsylvania, said her daughter Nylah died last year after she asphyxiated when … Read more

Cars With Active Driving Assistance Tech Crash During AAA Test

Cars With Active Driving Assistance Tech Crash During AAA Test

Photo: Harold Cunningham (Getty Images) The long road towards autonomous vehicles just hit another speed bump. Despite lofty performance promises from carmakers seeking an autonomous future, recent testing from AAA revealed “inconsistent performance” with more basic active driving assistance (ADA) that resulted in vehicles crashing repeatedly into cars and a bicycles. Head-on collisions occurred during … Read more

Crypto Investor Who Lost Money Visits Home of Luna Founder

Crypto Investor Who Lost Money Visits Home of Luna Founder

Do Kwon, the founder of the cryptocurrency Luna and the stablecoin TerraUSD, has reportedly been in contact with police after a possible investor in the coin “trespassed” at his home, according to a new report from South Korea’s largest newspaper, The Chosun Ilbo. Crypto News reports the investor lost roughly $1.56 million in the collapse … Read more

Plants Can Grow in Lunar Soil—but They Hate It

Plants Can Grow in Lunar Soil—but They Hate It

The plants after 16 days of growth, with clear differences seen between plants grown in simulated lunar soil (left) and plants grown in actual lunar regolith. Photo: Tyler Jones, UF/IFAS For the first time ever, scientists have grown plants in lunar soil returned from the Apollo missions. But given the degree of stress seen in … Read more