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
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
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
'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.
All 180 episodes of the Emmy-Award winning Seinfeld are coming to...more
'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
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
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
'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
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
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