Now On Nintendo Switch, Furi Embraces the Power of a Good Boss Fight

January 17, 2018

First secreted last-place year for a bevy of other stages, Furi is all boss opposes. With pounding synth-heavy music and a visual vogue riffing off of anime and cyberpunk, it’s an incessant stream of big-bad showdowns, the kind of challenging, mano a mano defends typically helped up as rank or quest climaxes in other tournaments. With sword flashing and paws dancing in time with both the music and your enemy’s…

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This thoughtful gift from grandma can’t really be used in an Uber, or can it?

January 16, 2018

Keep track of those 'Uber appointments.'Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Remember a time before Uber? Your grandma does, and she’s more pure than this world will ever be again. Especially reddit user ck2400’s grandma, who presented her grandchild with a 2018 weekly pocket planner because she “thought this would be good for your Uber appt’s.” SEE ALSO: This hidden gem of a game will make you want to hug your grandpa Not quite…

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HTC’s Most Important CES Announcement Isn’t the New Vive Pro Headset

January 16, 2018

This week at the Consumer Electronics Show, HTC unveiled a new headset as part of its Vive virtual-reality line. The Vive Pro isn't an entirely new generation of VR hardware, but it's an impressive incremental upgrade, boasting integrated audio, a 2880 x1600 display that matches Samsung's Odyssey as the highest-resolution consumer headset, and improved ergonomic design. (How much will it be? Great question. When will it be? Another great question!)…

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Paris Hilton’s final tweet of 2017 is a nod to her ‘Simple Life’ days

January 13, 2018

That's hot.Image: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Photo Butler As 2017 fizzled and faded away to all of our great relief, Paris Hilton had one final parting message. One that might just make you choke on your champagne.  SEE ALSO: Paris Hilton claims that she and Britney Spears invented the selfie, but no one really believes her True to Paris form, the tweet began with a bit of a tease: “Before…

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Pub named after Sherlock author has changed its name to ‘The J.K. Rowling’

January 13, 2018

Some of us would love to raise a glass to the literary legend that is J.K. Rowling. But, lucky drinkers in Edinburgh can do one better now, after The Conan Doyle pub changed its name to The J. K. Rowling.  SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling just tweeted the sweetest reply to a struggling writer The pub’s original namesake Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born close to the pub’s…

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This is how not to handle a complaint about misogynist behaviour

January 10, 2018

Heads up, companies: when a woman makes a complaint about the misogynist behaviour of a male employee, take her seriously.  Sadly, this isn’t what happened when a woman complained to a UK train company about the dismissive and patronising conduct of one of their train conductors. Instead, her complaint was met with a snarky and completely tone deaf response.  SEE ALSO: Watch 11-year-old Meghan Markle protesting a sexist ad on…

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Don’t look at these very cold photos without hot chocolate

January 5, 2018

Americans love nothing more than a frozen Niagara Falls.Image: Vianney Le Caer/REX/Shutterstock Do you have any relatives in Florida, Los Angeles or the Caribbean? Now is an excellent time to catch up. New Year’s 2018 was marked by bone-chillingly low, sad temperatures in much of the continental United States. New York City had its coldest New Years since 1962. Chicago’s New Year’s, which was measured at about zero degrees right…

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Mariah Carey isn’t a diva. She just really, really needed hot tea during NYE performance.

January 3, 2018

NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 31: Mariah Carey performs at the Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2018 on December 31, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for dick clark productions)Image: Getty Images for dick clark productions All Mariah wants for 2018 is… hot tea? Mariah might have managed to emerge from her New Year’s Eve performance unscathed this time around. But, there…

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Mom’s attempt to use Animoji to send her daughter a message goes hilariously wrong

January 2, 2018

Parents and technology aren’t ever a accord induced in heaven. But, one mother’s attempt to use Animoji to send a message to her daughter proceeded hilariously mistaken when she submitted to a coughing fit mid-way through the send. SEE ALSO: Apple has officially climbed on the Animoji karaoke bandwagon Twitter user’s @< strong> nmariesinclair video of her mother’s disastrous-yet-brilliant Animoji fail ran viral, gaining more than 6million views, and nearly…

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‘Time-traveling’ flight accidentally departs in 2018, arrives in 2017

January 2, 2018

Image: karen bleier/ AFP/ Getty Images Back to the Future is real, really not the lane our ‘8 0s selves imagined it would be. Last night, Hawaiian Airline Flight HA446 took off in Auckland, New Zealand in 2018, and arrived in Honolulu, Hawaii in 2017, proving that time travel is awfully — sort of. SEE ALSO: These photos of the deep freeze will make you move in with your Florida…

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