Science and Technology
Subaru does wagons. Well. Really well. So well in fact that they've taken the awesome, rear-wheel-drive BRZ and fitted it with a hatchback. We want it. Like, tomorrow.
The probability of Pixar having 14 out of 14 hits is actually 1 in 100 trillion. You'd think that such hit making and prediction would be a science by now...
People say The Hunger Games is a watered-down young-adult version of Battle Royale, but Angry Nerd completely disagrees. It's a watered-down version of Running Man! But the real problem with The Hunger Games is that the central competitions would make for a very dull reality TV viewing.
A meteorite found last year in the Sahara Desert is likely the first recognized piece of ancient Martian crust, a new study reports.
A volcanic eruption has raised an island in the seas to the far south of Tokyo, the Japanese coast guard and earthquake experts said.
These are the games that broke through barriers, changed the gaming landscape and served as signposts for changing times. They're the most WIRED games of the previous generation.
For decades, Louis K. Meisel has been collecting, selling and promoting a group of artists called the Photorealists. He's also produced four different books that document this art movement. The last and final segment of the series, Photorealism in the Digital Age, was released this year.
Imagine a world where fuel economy, crash tests, and pedestrian impact standards don't exist. Where designers can run while and engineers can concoct a powertrain that would never make it past the EPA. That world exists. It's called Gran Turismo. And Mercedes-Benz' AMG division has cooked up a car that could only live in the virtual world.
Getting sequels right -- particularly ones that are part of beloved book franchises -- is incredibly tough. Yet, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire hits nearly every mark.
If hosts know their guests are likely to review them, it motivates them to do a better job. Furthermore, if nobody ever gave a bad review, all those five-star raves would be meaningless.
Apple's plans for a futuristic headquarters resembling a spaceship has been approved, and is expected to land in 2016!
For victims of smartphone theft, the ultimate justice is hitting a button that disables the device, turning it into a worthless rectangular paperweight. More importantly, the ability to disable a stolen smartphone could reduce theft for all consumers, since the resale value of the devices would plummet.
Instagram finally launched on Windows Phone this morning, which means the popular photo-sharing app is now available on every major mobile platform. Don't expect a uniform experience though. Turns out, there are some big differences between the iOS, Android, and Windows Phone versions of the app.