Star Wars: The Last Jedi ya está disponible para descarga digital y su BluRay sale a la venta el 27 de marzo. El lanzamiento está lleno de sorpresas, como una escena eliminada de la Capitán Phasma y conversaciones entre Rian Johnson y Mark Hamill acerca de Luke Skywalker. Pero también hay mucho más.
Not a day goes by, it seems, that autonomous vehicles aren’t in the news. Google’s rigorously testing them, and Motor Trend’s Editor-in-Chief did a road test of their progress so far a little while back, as is Tesla—enough that several Jalopnik writers could be driven to Detroit from New York quite safely —and every carmaker is scrambling to catch up. But why now?
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The U.S. government claims that China is using LinkedIn to recruit spies in America. And it’s now calling for Microsoft, the company that owns LinkedIn, to shut down allegedly fake accounts being used to build its spy network. First reported by Reuters, the allegations are being made by William Evanina, the head of U.S. counter-intelligence.
“I recently saw that Twitter is cancelling, I don’t...View more »
Somebody recently asked:
What got you interested in digital cards? What were the main factors that hooked you and why did you stick around?
My wife and I first started on the Star Wars Card Trader app in April. We were in Disney World for the weekend and I saw an article about it on one of the Gawker sites. I sure wish someone had done that article earlier because we missed a LOT of stuff that...View more »
Like a real-life version of a Looney Tunes cartoon, a visitor to a Portuguese museum was injured last week when he stepped into an art installation resembling an inky void. Currently on exhibit at the Serralves Museum in Porto, Descent Into Limbo by Anish Kapoor includes an actual eight-foot hole that’s painted black—so it appears to have no depth at all.View more »
The U.S. unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in almost a decade, according to the newest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (pdf). According to the report, the unemployment rate declined to 4.6 percent in November, and payroll employment increased by 178,000.
It's been seven years since the recession officially ended, and this newest jobs report shows that the economy is...View more »
The combination of insufficient resources for mentally ill people and a Texas law requiring law enforcement cooperation with ICE has created a toxic and dangerous situation for immigrants with mental health issues in the state. A new report from the Texas Observer tells the stories of two young Latina women who were caught up in deportation proceedings after police responded to their mental...View more »
Got to my local Toys R Us to see this man digging around the fresh pegs so I jokingly asked “found any super?” He said “nah someone already went through them.” I didn’t want to search since I took his word for it. However, before I left, I thought it wouldn’t hurt to just check for a few seconds. Low and behold the Super I wanted to find all year was sitting right at the back of a peg.
The Rhodes Trust has announced its newest Rhodes scholars, and 10 of the 32 American students selected (pdf) to attend the United Kingdom’s Oxford University for postgraduate studies are African American, the most ever to receive the prestigious honor.
This is the first time that the number of African Americans in a single class to be awarded the roughly $68,000-per-year scholarship rose into...View more »
The hot new trend for NFL teams looking to establish and sustain success is to construct a deep roster around a young quarterback on a cost-controlled contract. The Eagles won last year’s Super Bowl doing this. The Rams, Bears, Chiefs, Buccaneers, and Titans are using the same blueprint this season. And the Browns, Jets, and Bills (to varying degrees) are set up to shop for plenty of...View more »
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Today’s Micro Monday is another one sent by Vdubyajohn. Its a casting I’d never seen before, and with those wheels I thought it was a knock-off, but the base confirms that it is indeed a genuine Micro Machine.
Push the button, and the cargo cover splits open to reveal an aim able missile. Pretty freaking cool!
Thanks for the fantastic addition to my collection John!
Trinket magnate Jeff Bezos, America’s richest man, has made a very public charity donation of a $2 billion. The number sounds big, doesn’t it? In fact, it is a disgrace. Let us demonstrate:
Jeff Bezos’ approximate net worth: $163 billion
Jeff Bezos’ largest-ever commitment to charity: $2 billion
Percentage of Jeff Bezos’ net worth charity donation represents: 1.2%
Median net worth of an American...
Graze sends you monthly boxes of healthier, non-GMO snacks from wholesome, fun ingredients. With over 100 varieties of snacks, Graze ensures both sweet and savory tastes are satisfied. Boxes are normally $14, but readers can get their first box free, including free shipping. See full details here.
The Promotions team (we’re on the business side, not editorial) negotiates discounts on notable...View more »
Tea bags are basically filled with sawdust, but you can give loose leaf a try with today’s Amazon Gold Box. For one day only, you can pick your favorite flavors from Vahdam for up to 60% off.
If you need help getting started, check out our guide to get up to speed on brewing methods and accessories.The Best Tea Gear
Tea tastes great, is easier to make well than coffee, and is incredibly good...View more »