Mysterious Shipwreck of Captain Cook’s ‘Endeavour’ Possibly Discovered in Rhode Island - 1時間前  Geek.com

Marine archaeologists may have found the shipwreck of the HMS Endeavour, the boat Capt. James Cook used to sail to Australia in the 1700's. (Photo Credit: John Cassese / RIMAP 2019) Marine archaeologists are exploring a mysterious shipwreck in Rhode Island that may be the HMS Endeavour, the vessel Capt. James Cook and his crew reportedly used to travel to Australia in the 1700’s. The HMS Endeavour, which was eventually renamed Lord Sandwich, was one of 13 ships that were sunk in Newport Harbor, Rhode Island, in 1778, Fox News reported. According to th...more
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Hands-On: Apple Arcade Is a Throwback to Good Mobile Games - 2時間前  Geek.com

This fall you can spend $5 per month to watch some questionable original shows on Apple TV+, or you could give that same money to Apple and instead play a bunch of cool premium video games through Apple Arcade. While Apple isn’t becoming a first-party video game game platform anytime, this subscription service is the closest they’ve come in a while. And working together with partners, 100 mobile-exclusive Apple Arcade games will launch between September and October. I played a handful of those games for myself, on the spiffy iPhone 11, and my takeaway is that the line...more
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Pay What You Want for 15 Arduino eBooks - 4時間前  Geek.com

Programming has come a long way. Back in the day, you had to sit in dusty rooms, print stacks of ridiculous punchcards, and cross your fingers that a bug didn’t literally fly into your computer. We’re lightyears ahead now, and today even complete novices have a shot at making their own electronics with Arduino – the open-source electronics prototyping platform. You can make all kinds of electronics and DIY devices with Arduino, and the best way to learn it is with the Pay What You Want ‘Make:’ Arduino Hacker eBook Bundle. Here’s how the deal wo...more
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‘Seinfeld’ Is Coming to Netflix in 2021 - 5時間前  Geek.com

'Seinfeld' is heading to Netflix in 2021. (Photo Credit: Andrew Eccles / NBC / NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) With Friends leaving Netflix in 2020, and The Office saying its own farewell in 2021, the streaming giant needs something big to fill that big, sitcom-binge hole. Well, they got it. Netflix has announced that Seinfeld, everyone’s favorite “show about nothing,” is heading to the streaming platform in 2021. Jerry & Elaine & George & Kramer & Netflix All 180 episodes of the Emmy-Award winning Seinfeld are coming to...more
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Watch: Dinosaurs Fight at Campground in Eerie ‘Jurassic World’ Short Film - 8時間前  Geek.com

'Battle at Big Rock,' a new 'Jurassic World' short film, takes place a year after the events of the movie 'Fallen Kingdom.' (Photo Credit: Jurassic World / YouTube) Imagine a future where humans and dinosaurs existed on the same planet. Director Colin Trevorrow gives us a sneak peek at this scary concept in his new Jurassic World short film Battle at Big Rock. The mini movie, which debuted on FX Sunday night, is now available to watch on YouTube. It follows a family of four, as they witness their RV park turn into a battleground for territorial dinosaurs. T...more
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Hands-On: Lego Hidden Side Packs Plenty of Spooky AR Fun - 9時間前  Geek.com

LEGO Hidden Side is a creative building toy, tech toy, and AR game in one. Players can build a multi-layered model, then use a an interactive augmented reality app to 'hunt and trap ghosts.' (Photo Credit: Lego) The designers at Lego are always willing to look at new ways to mix technology and brick-built fun. This year they used augmented reality to take Lego fans for a walk on the Hidden Side. Lego has actually experimenting with AR for several years now. Back in 2011, the Lego Digital Box starter popping up in Lego Stores around the globe. In 2014 they r...more
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Olympic Organizers Test Fake Snow For Summer Games - 11時間前  Geek.com

Artificial snow garners mixed reactions ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics (via Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP) Surviving the summer heat may be the most popular sport at next year’s Tokyo Olympics. Ten months ahead of the 2020 opening ceremony, organizers are experimenting with increasingly extreme methods of cooling crowds. More than 150 volunteers at a canoeing test event on Friday were blasted with fake snow, according to the Japan Times. But unlike the fluffy flakes that occasionally shower the capital city, onlookers were pelted with what the newspaper called...more
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Tune In As Brad Pitt Speaks With NASA Astronaut on ISS - 13時間前  Geek.com

'Ad Astra' sends astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) to space, where he will try to solve a cosmic mystery that could threaten the entire solar system and mankind (Photo Credit: 20th Century Fox/YouTube) Brad Pitt, whose only experience with outer space is playing an astronaut in his latest film, will join real-life cosmonaut Nick Hague for a cosmic discussion. Tune in to NASA Television or the agency’s website today at 11:35 p.m. ET as Pitt leads a live Earth-to-space call with International Space Station member Hague. The American flight test engineer...more
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Finally, Ash Ketchum Is A Pokemon Master - 21時間前  Geek.com

For the past twenty years, while the rest of us have been out here living real lives, poor Ash Ketchum stayed stuck as a ten-year-old anime boy desperately trying to become some sort of Pokemon master. Fortunately, just as the Pokemon game series prepares to make its biggest leap yet to consoles, Ash achieved his own breakthrough. In the most recent Japanese episode of the Pokemon Sun and Moon anime, Ash finally became a Pokemon master. As a kid I consumed all the Pokemon media I could, from the video games to the card game to the toys, so of course I watched the Poke...more
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This $500 SEO Tool Is Only $24 Today - 2日前  Geek.com

If you ask anybody with a heavily-trafficked website what their secret is, chances are they’ll say Search Engine Optimization (SEO.) SEO is the art of making sure your page ranks higher in searches, and if you’re not doing it, it’s hard to have a hit website. Fortunately, there are many programs that can help your website have amazing SEO like SERPstash. This SEO tool simplifies the process by identifying competitors and keywords, researching backlinks, and running a complete audit on your page to identify areas for improvement. It comes with 21 simp...more
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‘Joker’ Director Aims to Leave Fans Speechless Over Arthur Fleck’s Story - 2時間前  Geek.com

'Joker' director Todd Phillips wants audiences to be amused, puzzled, and speechless over Arthur Fleck's transition in the movie. (Photo Credit: Warner Bros) Joker will premiere in theaters soon and director Todd Phillips recently shared why he wants to leave audiences speechless over Arthur Fleck’s transition into a criminal mastermind. Phillips recently spoke with ComicBook.com about Joker and how he intends for moviegoers to be in shock over Fleck’s actions throughout the film. “I find it difficult to talk immediately after, a lot of f...more
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Hubble Detects Faint Galaxy in ‘Sea Monster’ Constellation - 3時間前  Geek.com

The Hubble Space Telescope snapped an image of UGC 695, a dim galaxy located 30 million light-years away in the constellation Cetus. (Photo Credit: ESA / Hubble & NASA, D. Calzetti) NASA/ESA’s Hubble Space Telescope has an eye for all types of galaxies, even those that are not as bright as their neighbors: The space telescope recently snapped an image of UGC 695, a dim galaxy that is barely noticeable and located far from our planet. UGC 695, which is 30 million light-years away within the constellation Cetus (the Sea Monster), also known as the Whale...more
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Watch: Rancher Finds 23 Cows Fatally Struck By Lightning in Texas - 4時間前  Geek.com

A rancher found nearly two dozen cows lined up near a fence after they were fatally struck by lightning in Texas. (Photo Credit: Jenny Hill / Unsplash) A rancher came across a disturbing sight when he found 23 dead cows, all lined up in an eerie formation, on his family’s farm near Annona, Texas. Rancher Bobby “Trey” Woody III shared footage of the chilling scene on Facebook, which showed the deceased livestock on a field. The cows were instantly electrocuted and killed when a metal fence they were standing against was hit by lightning dur...more
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NASA Wins 2 Emmy Awards for Mars InSight Mission, SpaceX Crew Dragon Coverage - 7時間前  Geek.com

NASA won two Emmy Awards for interactive programming focused on the SpaceX Demonstration Mission-1 (shown above) and its Mars InSight mission. (Photo Credit: NASA / Tony Gray) NASA’s interactive programming was a hit this year: The U.S. government agency recently won two Emmy Awards for its coverage of the Mars InSight mission and the SpaceX Demonstration Mission-1. “Congrats to all involved and those who help tell the @NASA story every day,” NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine wrote on Twitter, where he announced NASA’s Emmy Awards....more
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The 11 Weirdest ‘Scooby-Doo’ Guest Stars - 8時間前  Geek.com

On Sept. 13, 2019, 'Scooby-Doo' celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first episode. (Photo Credit: Warner Bros.) A flabbergasting 50 years ago, the world was introduced to one of the most unlikely paranormal detectives ever: a great dane named Scooby-Doo, who traveled the world in a tricked-out van with a quartet of human companions, solving mysteries where crabby old men dressed up like ghosts and ghouls to shut down amusement parks or claim family fortunes. Yes, Scooby has been with us for half a century, which is kind of insane to think about. Everybod...more
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New York State to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes - 10時間前  Geek.com

(via sarahjohnson1/Pixabay) New York is the second state to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced an emergency executive action to fight youth vaping. “New York is confronting this crisis head-on and … we are taking another nation-leading step to combat a public health emergency,” Cuomo said in a statement. “Manufacturers of fruit- and candy-flavored e-cigarettes are intentionally and recklessly targeting young people,” he continued, “and … we’re taking action to put an end to it....more
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Solid Gold ‘America’ Toilet Stolen From UK Palace - 12時間前  Geek.com

Maurizio Cattelan's "America," as seen in the Guggenheim Museum from 2016-17 (via Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum) UK police are investigating the theft of a solid gold toilet from Blenheim Palace in England. Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan’s “art installation” was stolen from its wood-panelled room over the weekend. Thames Valley Police received a report of a burglary at the Oxfordshire country house—birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill—just before 5 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14. “The piece of art that has been stolen is a high-value toi...more
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Epic Dragonfly Swarms Appear on Weather Radars in 3 States - 14時間前  Geek.com

Massive swarms of migrating dragonflies are so large they're appearing on weather radar (via Florian van Duyn/Unsplash) It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a massive swarm of dragonflies?! Weather radars in Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia are registering what, at first glance, appear to be late-summer rain showers. But look closer and you’ll find that those bright green blotches are actually mobs of insects. The National Weather Service in Cleveland last week reported the mass migrations, which look like pulsing storm clouds o...more
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Sonic Soak Is the Tiny Washing Machine That Goes Anywhere - 1日前  Geek.com

It’s hard to keep your clothes clean while you travel. From janky hotels and germ-infested planes to sketchy Airbnbs, finding a good washing machine can be nearly impossible. Fortunately, there’s a new way to keep your clothes clean on the go without stepping anywhere near a washer or dryer: Sonic Soak Ultrasonic Cleaner. This portable washing tool has ultrasonic technology that uses 40 times less water and 15 times less energy than standard washing machines. All you have to do is fill your sink or bowl with water, throw in your dirty items, and press start and Sonic ...more
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Top Movie and TV Trailers of the Week: ‘Riverdale,’ ‘El Camino,’ and More - 3日前  Geek.com

'Riverdale' is returning to The CW for its fourth season on October 9. (Photo Credit: The CW) TGIF. While you’re planning for the long weekend ahead, we’ve rounded up the top movie and TV trailers that you may have missed during the week. A new El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie trailer revisited Jesse Pinkman’s journey, while Archie, Veronica, Betty, and Jughead are getting ready for their senior year in Riverdale Season 4. From AMC’s The Walking Dead to Magnolia Pictures & Magnet Releasing’s creepy documentary Wrinkles The Clown, here a...more
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