Quentin Tarantino Teases New Film, Says Leo DiCaprio And Brad Pitt Are The New Robert Redford And Paul Newman

The famed director touts the superstar dynamic for his upcoming movie ‘Once Upon A Time in Hollywood’ Move over Butch and Sundance. Fifty years after Paul Newman and Robert Redford made movie magic as Wild West outlaws in the Academy Award-winning film, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, director Quentin Tarantino has found their modern-day counterparts. Teasing his buzzy, upcoming […]

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#Corpseflower In Tucson Blooms For The First Time In 10 Years

The rare corpse flower gets its name from its scent of rotting flesh Move over April the giraffe, there’s a new obsession involving a webcam and it’s the blooming of the rare corpse flower at the Tucson Botanical Gardens in Arizona. The corpse flower or the Amorphophallus titanum has to grow for seven to ten years before it ever blooms, […]

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God of War review: runes and redemption

Shifting to Norse mythology, instituting a peerless cinematic presentation and retaining its gold standard hack-and-slash gameplay, the new God of War does two things I never would have thought possible: it brings the series back to cultural relevance, and it finally makes Kratos a likeable character. Once notable for his frequent manly bellowing, gratuitous violence, awkward button-mashing debauchery and overall cartoonish masculinity, […]

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Nintendo Labo review: folding has rarely been so much fun

Nintendo turned heads when they revealed Labo back in January 2018. Kits comprising cardboard sheets with pop-out toy components, simple games to use them with and not a lot else to begin with: it was natural to wonder if the famous Japanese company had taken another misstep so soon after course-correcting with the Switch, after the disappointment of the Wii […]

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Best laptops in 2018 – top ten computers to choose from whatever your budget

A good laptop has to perform a number of different functions. It needs to be portable, have a good battery life and a decent screen. But it also needs to have enough power under the hood for practical applications – otherwise you’d just be using a tablet. Laptops are primarily work machines, but it’s also nice to be able to […]

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Amazon allegedly building Alexa robot that follows you around the house

Amazon’s Alexa assistant has taken over our homes thanks to the Echo speaker and other gadgets like the Sonos One. But it could soon be built into an actual robot that moves around the house after you. That’s according to a report in Bloomberg that suggests the company is working on a "mobile Alexa" that’s being built by the manufacturers […]

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YouTube ran ads for big firms on Nazi, pedophilia channels

YouTube has been accused of showing ads from multinational companies on channels promoting extremism, Nazis and even pedophilia. The likes of Adidas, Amazon, Facebook, Netflix and Under Armour are among the 300 firms who unwittingly helped these channels, a CNN investigation revealed. Other channels found to be running high-quality commercials from as many as 300 firms spewed North Korean propaganda […]

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The Netflix star still rising as it avoids tech backlash

Technology investors often refer to the "Faangs" – the five technology stocks of Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google. Combined, they have resulted in stratospheric profits for anyone savvy enough to invest in them early on. Netflix started as a DVD-by-mail service 20 years ago and now has 125 million users. One of the five stands out more than any […]

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Robots taught to assemble flat-packed IKEA dining chair in 20 minutes

The robot shows how it’s done. They say it may not be long before such robots can fully assemble a piece of furniture from a manual, verbal instruction or by just looking at an image of the finished item. The researchers programmed their robot to create and execute a plan to piece together most of the chair on its own, calling […]

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