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The Morning After: Google Stadia’s launch game line-up gets a big...

The Morning After: Google Stadia’s launch game line-up gets a big boost
The new list includes 'Metro Exodus,' 'NBA 2K20' and 'Football Manager 2020'.Google Stadia's launch line-up gets a 10-game boostAfter announcing its cloud-streaming Stadia game service would launch with just 12 titles, Google has nearly doubled that number, a mere day ahead of launch. The service will now arrive with 10 additional games, bringing the total…

Tesla Model Y vs Ford Mustang Mach-E specs comparison

Tesla Model Y vs Ford Mustang Mach-E specs comparison
Ford has been positioning its Mustang Mach-E, its first next-gen all-electric vehicle, against the Tesla Model Y electric crossover. Now that the specs of the Mach-E have leaked, we can make a quick specs comparison with the Model Y. Last year, Ford said that it was going ‘all-in’ on EVs following the ousting of CEO…

Enes Kanter Is Who the ‘Woke’ Generation Should Be Looking Up...

Enes Kanter Is Who the ‘Woke’ Generation Should Be Looking Up To
Social activism has become the calling card for many players in the NBA; their supposed legacy off the court. Many are looked up to for speaking out as they do, but then their activism stops there, well short of any real change. If the ‘woke’ generation really wants an NBA player to look up to,…

Tim Legler: Clippers not playing Kawhi Leonard robs fans of NBA...

Tim Legler: Clippers not playing Kawhi Leonard robs fans of NBA product | SC with SVP
Tim Legler joins SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt as he breaks down the issues with Kawhi Leonard resting on the LA Clippers' back-to-back games. Legler understands if Kawhi sits for injuries, but if he is sitting just to rest then it robs NBA fans who paid to see him in action.✔ Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/✔…

‘Very strong culprit’ in vaping illnesses identified

‘Very strong culprit’ in vaping illnesses identified
U.S. health officials announced a breakthrough Friday into the cause of a mysterious outbreak of vaping illnesses, reporting they have a “very strong culprit.”The same chemical compound was found in fluid taken from the lungs of 29 patients across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The compound — vitamin E acetate…

‘BH90210’ Cancelled at Fox — No Season 2 for Meta Revival

‘BH90210’ Cancelled at Fox — No Season 2 for Meta Revival
The Peach Pit is closing up shop: Fox’s meta revival BH90210 will not return for a second season, TVLine has learned. The summer event series starred the original core Beverly Hills, 90210 cast as heightened versions of themselves as they attempted to get a 90210 revival off the ground. “We are so proud to have…

Tired of criticism, Mitch Trubisky tries to turn off Halas Hall...

Tired of criticism, Mitch Trubisky tries to turn off Halas Hall TVs -Times
Mitch Trubisky knows the outside world is criticizing both him and his team. The Bears haven’t won a game since September. The quarterback, though, doesn’t need to see it pumping out of the televisions inside his own practice facility. “Trying to get some of these TVs in the building turned off,” he said Wednesday. “Because…

Watch these robot blocks cluster together with a hive mind

Watch these robot blocks cluster together with a hive mind
MIT researchers first showed off its self-assembling “M-Block” robot cubes in 2013 — and this week, they shared a video of what they’re calling M-Blocks 2.0 (via TechCrunch). Like the first version of the blocks, M-Blocks 2.0 move by generating momentum with an internal flywheel, and can climb on and around each other using magnets:…

‘Luigi’s Mansion 3’ is Mario’s brother at his best

‘Luigi’s Mansion 3’ is Mario’s brother at his best
The pirate-themed floor has a cave heavily inspired by The Goonies.Still, the light brain teasers are a welcome break from the combat, which can occasionally feel repetitive. Flash. Suck. Slam. Repeat. Thankfully, higher floors introduce ghost types that require a slightly different strategy. Some ghouls wear sunglasses, for instance, that need to be removed before…

C’mon Google, do a Pixel cereal box giveaway for real

C’mon Google, do a Pixel cereal box giveaway for real
Creamy, crunchy, deliriously sweet kids’ cereal and milk was my nectar and ambrosia growing up. I would have eaten that stuff day and night — even if there weren’t toys occasionally waiting inside. Those days I got my Chocolate Frosted Sugar Bombs and a chance at a delightful new toy? Those were the best. Sadly,…

Why Do Pigeons Bob Their Heads?

Why Do Pigeons Bob Their Heads?
Home News Head-bobbing in pigeons plays a critical role in how they see the world. (Image: © Shutterstock) In 1978, a group of researchers in a laboratory at Queen's University in Canada clustered around a plexiglass box enclosing a treadmill … with a pigeon walking on it. The purpose behind this comical scene was to…

Sony’s 360 Reality Audio launches this fall with 1,000 tracks

Sony’s 360 Reality Audio launches this fall with 1,000 tracks
Curiously, the company also partnered with Amazon and Google to deliver 360 Reality content on the Echo Studio and Chromecast. That makes sense, but it makes me wonder how those experiences will differ from the more complex speaker setup Sony demands."The first time we heard a demo [of 360 Reality Audio], we were very impressed,"…