Everything That Aftermath: Empire’s End Reveals About the New Star Wars Universe

Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath books act as a sort of in-between trilogy, bridging a lot of the gap between the original Star Wars trilogy and The Force Awakens. Each book has been better than the one before it, and Empire’s End is the best by far. It also brings a lot of changes and additions to the new canon. Here’s…

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Apple Devises Brilliant Name for Fabled Spaceship Campus

After nearly six years of toil, Apple’s long-anticipated campus, you know the thing that looks like a giant spaceship, will open to employees in April. Given the hype, and the amount of time Apple had to think about it, we’re a little surprised by the new HQ’s understated name: Apple Park.

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Our digital future as a ‘Forest of Numbers’

Over the next ten years, we’ll see ever-faster chips, artificial intelligence and exponentially more data. Forest of Numbers, an exhibition by architect Emmanuelle Moureaux at the National Art Center of Tokyo (NACT) gives viewers a chance to contempl…

10 Photoshop Tricks to Fix Your Worst Photos

Starting out in Photoshop can be scary, especially if you’ve never used a graphics tool as robust as it. With a little effort anyone can learn to be comfortable with Photoshop, but there’s a difference between being comfortable in Adobe’s flagship software and being useful with it.

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Today’s Best Deals: Amazon Sitewide Discount, Mesh Wi-Fi, Marriott Mattress Pads, and More

$8.62 off almost any $50 Amazon order, the fastest mesh routers, and glow sticks lead off Wednesday’s best deals.

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Microsoft creates a low-data version of Skype for India

Skype’s place as the original gangster of internet messengers means that it’s never had to watch its weight, until now. Microsoft has put the app on a diet to announce Skype Lite, a slimmed-down messenger designed for countries like India. You’ll win…

This Iron FistĀ Featurette Explains a Lot More About the Show Than the Trailers Did

In addition to including some new footage—not nearly enough of it being dedicated to Colleen Wing kicking butt, sadly—this new Iron Fist featurette lets Finn Jones set up the world of Netflix’s latest Marvel show. Unsurprisingly, the world of a Living Weapon involves quite a bit of punching.

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ICYMI: Bulletproof origami shields and hoverbikes

Today on In Case You Missed It: Finally, the best part of Return of the Jedi is becoming a reality. Hoversurf Inc. is building actual hoverbikes for folks to ride. Well, not right away. It’ll be a few years before you can buy one. But at least we…

Drone Footage of a Draining Dam Looks Like Flying Into a Black Hole

To prevent massive dams from overflowing when heavy rains cause water levels to rise, spillways like this are used to drain water to the stream below. Without a true sense of scale, it looks just like the drain in your bathtub, but from a drone’s bird’s eye view, the opening to this spillway looks more like a black…

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The New Mystery Science Theater 3000 Has a Premiere Date, a Cast Photo, and My Heart

In the not-too-distant future—not next Sunday, but a bit under two months from now—the Satellite of Love will grace our skies once more as Netflix has announced the release date of the show’s revival: Friday, April 14. And from this first photo of the new cast, I couldn’t be more optimistic.

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