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A puppeteer"s personal story about bringing Sesame Street"s first autistic Muppet to life

It was a Thursday evening, and puppeteer Stacey Gordon was hard at work in her Phoenix, Arizona studio when she received the call of a lifetime. Matt Vogel, Sesame Street's Muppet Captain and Big Bird understudy, called to let Gordon know that the sh.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableMar 20th, 2017

Corvette Carbon 65: The first collectible of 2018

The first collectible car of the 2018 model year is the Chevrolet Corvette Carbon 65, a limited-production model that celebrates the sports car's 65th anniversary. Most U.S. and Canadian Chevrolet dealers will never see the car......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

Atom-thin water layers may lead to faster electric cars

So many battery breakthroughs focus on longer battery life (and for good reason), but what about the speed of delivering that energy? That's what North Carolina State University researchers want to solve. They've produced a mater.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

Video Explores Scifi Trope of Women Who Are "Born Sexy Yesterday"

It’s a tale as old as time— at least in science fiction. A beautiful woman wakes up in a scary new world, unable to grasp the basic day-to-day activities of life. She could be a robot, or a mermaid, or a goddamn Messiah sent by aliens. It doesn.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News6 hr. 50 min. ago

Hacker Leaks "Orange Is the New Black" Episodes After Failing To Extort Netflix

An anonymous reader writes: "A hacker (or hacker group) known as The Dark Overlord (TDO) has leaked the first ten episodes of season 5 of the "Orange Is The New Black" show after two failed blackmail attempts, against Larson Studios and Netflix," rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 58 min. ago

First Impressions: Vivo V5s

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Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News9 hr. 18 min. ago

RoamingMan might be the easiest way to stay connected anywhere in the world

Roaming is expensive, hotel Wi-Fi sucks, and getting a new SIM card in every country you travel through is a pain. RoamingMan makes life abroad easier with a 4G hotspot that seamlessly works in any country you visit for a flat rate. The post RoamingM.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 18 min. ago

"Car Dogs" have their day on screen

A new feature film about a day in the life of a car dealership resonated with some store employees who could identify with the long hours, the hypercompetitive atmosphere and the sense of camaraderie among stressed-out salespeople......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News11 hr. 34 min. ago

How to Abandon Android and Switch to iOS

Maybe you like the curves of the iPhone 7, maybe you just don’t trust Google with your data any more, or maybe someone just gave you an iPhone as a birthday present. Whatever the reason, here’s how to get your entire digital life from Android to.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News12 hr. 58 min. ago

Apple adds one more year to first-generation Watch warranty

To cover old Apple Watches with swollen battery issues. Enlarge (credit: Andrew Cunningham) Apple added one extra year to its warranty for some first-generation Apple Watches, according to a note sent to authorized service providers obtained.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 58 min. ago

Ridley Scott Thinks Aliens Are Real and They"ll Probably Kill Us

Ridley Scott is at the helm of a nearly 40-year franchise of films about killer aliens who are smarter and deadlier than us. It’s not a coincidence, since Scott thinks that could happen in real life.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News14 hr. 34 min. ago

SK Hynix to Ship GDDR6 Memory for Graphics Cards by Early 2018

In a surprising move, SK Hynix has announced its first memory chips based on the yet-unpublished GDDR6 standard. The new DRAM devices for video cards have capacity of 8 Gb and run at 16 Gbps per pin data rate, which is significantly higher than both.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News14 hr. 58 min. ago

‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ is Nintendo’s first victory lap on the Switch

With the Switch an early success, Nintendo has a rare opportunity to take more ignored Wii U games on victory laps. The post ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ is Nintendo’s first victory lap on the Switch appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 58 min. ago

Ford-GM gap isn"t as wide as it looks

Ford and General Motors' first-quarter results aren't necessarily emblematic of how each company will look later in the year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 30th, 2017

Nissan"s new design chief on following a legend

After 30 years in Nissan studios around the world, Alfonso Albaisa has become Nissan's first non-Japanese head of global design. He's ready - even if it means laying down his pencil......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 30th, 2017

Hackers Leak New Episodes of Orange Is the New Black and Claim More Leaks to Come

Netflix bingers received a weekend surprise when they woke up this morning to find the first ten episodes of the new season of Orange Is the New Black have allegedly been leaked to torrent networks. A hacker group has claimed responsibility and they.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Are you sacrificing your privacy for cheaper internet?

The lack of ISP oversight means that customers and companies will have to rely on transparency to navigate around a catastrophic, but avoidable, breakdown in trust. The post Are you sacrificing your privacy for cheaper internet? appeared first on Dig.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Microsoft"s Surface Revenue Drops By $285M (26%)

An anonymous reader quotes Computerworld: Revenue generated by Microsoft's Surface hardware during the March quarter was down 26% from the same period the year before, the company said yesterday as it briefed Wall Street. For the quarter, Surface pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

HyperX Pulsefire FPS Optical Gaming Mouse Review

HyperX just released their very first gaming mouse called the Pulsefire FPS and as you will see in our review it follows the same exact "principles" as their very successful Alloy FPS mechanical gaming keyboard.... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Intel Optane Memory With 3D XPoint Review

Intel Optane Memory is designed to accelerate the storage subsystem on compatible machines, to improve transfer speeds and reduce latency. It is among the first products to leverage 3D XPoint memory technology that was co-developed by Intel.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017

Nyne"s Rock Bluetooth speaker is a modern boombox at a killer price

With 65 Watts of power, water-resistant housing, and ample battery life, Nyne's latest portable Bluetooth speaker would seem to pair perfectly with outdoor events. Check out our quick review to find out if it's right for you. The post Nyne's Roc.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 29th, 2017