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  • Test Your Scam Smarts With Online Fraud Quiz
    by Stephanie Mlot on January 23, 2018 at 8:45 pm

    Cyber scams have come a long way from the Nigerian princes of yore. Most people think they can spot a fraudulent text or email from a mile away. But as criminals become more […] The post Test Your Scam Smarts With Online Fraud Quiz appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • Xbox Game Pass Will Have Xbox Exclusives on Launch Day
    by Tony Polanco on January 23, 2018 at 8:23 pm

    Xbox One exclusive games will land on Xbox Game Pass on the day they are released. This was announced by Microsoft’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb earlier this morning. “Moving forward, we plan to […] The post Xbox Game Pass Will Have Xbox Exclusives on Launch Day appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • T-Shirt Tuesday: The Best Metal Gear Shirts
    by K. Thor Jensen on January 23, 2018 at 8:00 pm

    Back in the days of geek prehistory, a T-shirt was a signal to the world around you that you cared about your nerdy pursuits enough to fly them like a flag. Companies like […] The post T-Shirt Tuesday: The Best Metal Gear Shirts appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • Study Says: We Spend Too Much Time Online
    by Stephanie Mlot on January 23, 2018 at 7:15 pm

    The Internet is probably the most important technological development of our time. Which might be why people tend to waste nearly a whole day per week online. According to the 2017 Digital Future […] The post Study Says: We Spend Too Much Time Online appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • Someone Crammed Half a Terabyte Into a microSD Card
    by Lee Mathews on January 23, 2018 at 6:30 pm

    The laptop I’m writing this post on has a 512GB SSD in it. It’s more than enough room for all my files. My phone doesn’t have nearly that kind of capacity, but it […] The post Someone Crammed Half a Terabyte Into a microSD Card appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • AI Discovers That a Toothpaste Ingredient Could Fight Malaria
    by Lee Mathews on January 23, 2018 at 5:45 pm

    When it’s not busy defeating human chess and go champions, spotting dangers in driverless cars, or creating digital works of art, artificial intelligence spends a lot of its time solving medical problems. Its […] The post AI Discovers That a Toothpaste Ingredient Could Fight Malaria appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • God of War Release Date Announced, New Story Trailer Revealed
    by Tony Polanco on January 23, 2018 at 5:26 pm

    Since late last year, rumors pertaining to the release date of God of War began to circulate around the internet. Dates ranged from March 22, 2018, to June 30th. Sony has finally laid […] The post God of War Release Date Announced, New Story Trailer Revealed appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • The Alienist Is an Enjoyable Version of Everything You’ve Seen Before
    by Nick Mangione on January 23, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    Everybody wants their own breakout original drama series, and TNT is hoping The Alienist is theirs. Not that they haven’t had good original shows before, but none of them have reached the heights of HBO’s, […] The post The Alienist Is an Enjoyable Version of Everything You’ve Seen Before appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • Genre Films Sneak Through the 2018 Oscar Nominations
    by Jordan Minor on January 23, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    For decades now the Academy Awards have developed a reputation for being pretty elitist. On paper they reward the best films of the year but in reality Oscars tend to go to a […] The post Genre Films Sneak Through the 2018 Oscar Nominations appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • Dumb Driver Attempts Tesla ‘Autopilot’ Defense During DUI Arrest
    by Stephanie Mlot on January 23, 2018 at 3:00 pm

    Dear Tesla owners: “Autopilot” is not the same as “autonomous.” That’s a lesson one driver learned last week, after passing out behind the wheel of his car. As reported by SFGate, the allegedly […] The post Dumb Driver Attempts Tesla ‘Autopilot’ Defense During DUI Arrest appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • Amazon Daily Deals: Four Mega Man Games For $16
    by K. Thor Jensen on January 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    The Internet is where we do most of our shopping, and a solid 90% of it is done at Amazon. Jeff Bezos has turned his humble bookstore into a sort of Automat of […] The post Amazon Daily Deals: Four Mega Man Games For $16 appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • Devilman Crybaby Is Netflix’s First Anime Masterpiece
    by Brittany Vincent on January 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    There’s hardly anything I can say about Devilman Crybaby that hasn’t been said before with flowery metaphors or faux-intellectual commentary. In fact, I’m not sure what there is to say at all sometimes, […] The post Devilman Crybaby Is Netflix’s First Anime Masterpiece appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • Humble Fungi Could Lead to Self-repairing Concrete
    by Lee Mathews on January 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Concrete is already pretty amazing stuff, and additives can make it even better. Toss in some fiberglass to add strength. Others substances can speed up or slow down the curing process and even […] The post Humble Fungi Could Lead to Self-repairing Concrete appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • PlayStation-Inspired Nikes Perfect for the Court or Couch
    by Stephanie Mlot on January 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    PS meets PG in a new sneaker collaboration between PlayStation and NBA star Paul George. The Oklahoma City Thunder forward debuted his second signature shoe, the PG2 “PlayStation” colorway, during Saturday’s matchup against […] The post PlayStation-Inspired Nikes Perfect for the Court or Couch appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • Doctor Who Gifts to Tickle Both Your Hearts
    by Sheilah Villari on January 22, 2018 at 11:00 pm

    Whether a Whovian of old or new to the man in the box….well now woman in the box. Those dedicated to the Who crew are fierce and loyal to the beloved staple of British […] The post Doctor Who Gifts to Tickle Both Your Hearts appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • MCU News: Tantalizing Black Panther Teases, a Look at Captain Marvel & More
    by Nick Mangione on January 22, 2018 at 10:15 pm

    February is almost here. We now have a mere three weeks to wait until Black Panther hits theaters. If you plan to see it on opening night, I hope you have your tickets already. They […] The post MCU News: Tantalizing Black Panther Teases, a Look at Captain Marvel & More appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • Strawberry Milkshake Pop-Tarts Are Back, and Better Than Ever
    by Brittany Vincent on January 22, 2018 at 9:30 pm

    Growing up, I was always that kid who begged her parents to try all the new weird and wonderful flavors of her favorite junk food. That hasn’t changed as an adult, but I’ve […] The post Strawberry Milkshake Pop-Tarts Are Back, and Better Than Ever appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • Leong’s Prism Stalker is a Beautiful and Poetic Tale
    by Insha Fitzpatrick on January 22, 2018 at 8:45 pm

    “Vep is a young refugee raised away from her devastated home planet as an indentured citizen in a foreign colony. She works tirelessly for her insectoid hosts, but there is no exit in […] The post Leong’s Prism Stalker is a Beautiful and Poetic Tale appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • Ann Druyan Hopes to Globally Expand Science Knowledge in New Cosmos Season
    by Nick Mangione on January 22, 2018 at 8:00 pm

    A new season of Cosmos is on the way, instilling in us once more a sense of wonder and curiosity about the scientific world. Neil deGrasse Tyson is returning to host the follow-up to Carl […] The post Ann Druyan Hopes to Globally Expand Science Knowledge in New Cosmos Season appeared first on Geek.com. […]

  • ‘Star Trek’-Style Tractor Beam Could Levitate Humans
    by Stephanie Mlot on January 22, 2018 at 7:15 pm

    Stranger than science fiction: University of Bristol researchers engineered a powerful acoustic tractor beam that could pave the way for levitating humans. The real-life technology—often depicted in Hollywood narratives as a literal beacon […] The post ‘Star Trek’-Style Tractor Beam Could Levitate Humans appeared first on Geek.com. […]

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