Blog Archives

Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior Cast Reunites for 35th Anniversary

Wintercon is happening in New York City this weekend, so thousands of nerds are braving the bitter cold to celebrate science fiction. On Friday, December 3, fans gathered at the new Alamo Drafthouse […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

The Best Parts from Twitter’s Star Wars Live Stream

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story opens in just two weeks, and if you’re like most Star Wars fans, that’s two weeks too long. To keep the excitement train rolling, Disney put together […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

The Arrowverse Just Finished Its First Four-Show Crossover. But How’d It Go?

We knew it would happen. Ever since the Flash showed up during the first season of Supergirl, we knew they were considering something like this. When Supergirl joined her small screen DC brethren […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

This Specific Gene Could Determine How Much You Drink

Do you tend to (stupidly) drink yourself into oblivion when you head out to the bar or hang out with friends? You might not just be making terrible choices. It might not be […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

Is This Cheetos Store Real?! Did I Dream It?!

Okay, let me preface this by saying it’s 3:50 in the morning. I’m dealing with some insomnia and could be hallucinating this. I was scrolling through Facebook and found an ad for the […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

You Can Access NASA’s Research Via New Searchable Database

NASA has an enormous repository of research papers in its possession, but it’s never exactly been easy to wade through all of them in the past few years. That’s why NASA has gone […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

Get Ready For the Virtual World With This PlayStation VR Gift Guide

The PlayStation VR is one of the hottest items in gaming right now and is sure to be one of the most sought-after items this holiday season. For those looking to purchase the […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

Doctor Who Gifts to Tickle Both Your Hearts

Whether a Whovian of old or new to the man in the box….those dedicated to the Who crew are fierce and loyal to the beloved staple of British television. Doctor Who has enchanted us […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

Geek deals roundup: Black Friday deals are now live

Black Friday deals are flooding in from every corner of the web, we’re sifting through it all, and compiling the very best discounts right here. Many retailers have already released their deals early, […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

Google’s DeepMind Bests Lip-Reading Expert

When I warn about the robot apocalypse, no one takes me seriously. But they really need to start.  Google’s DeepMind, which is currently one of the world’s most advanced machine learning systems, has […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

Charm Your Friends and Family with this Studio Ghibli Gift Guide

Studio Ghibli’s animation and imagination have been charming us for decades. We’ve connected with its stories and characters, but more importantly, its art. It’s immediately recognizable, therefore making its characters and settings even […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

ATM Keypads Aren’t as Gross as You Think They Are

Good news, everyone! The ATM keypads you’re forced to touch every time you need to withdraw a few bucks? Turns out they’re not the festering disease transmitters you thought they were. British website […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

Panasonic Invents Multi-lingual Megaphone Translator

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that we really are living in the future. Star Trek communicators are basically dumbed down smartphones; we now have laser beams that sanitize skin for surgery, and… of […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

Alohomora a Potterhead’s Heart With These Gifts

Potterheads are in the full throes of wonderous Potterverse love again, and all is right with the world. We have a new film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them that’s finally out. […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

Apple Redraws The Butt Emoji To Look Even More Like A Peach

Some of the changes Apple squeezes in to an iOS update patch dangerous security flaws. Others address usability problems. And some… well, some make fruit look like a pair of buttocks. You can […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

Zelda Real Escape Game Announced

Playing Zelda video games is all well and good but what if you could live out a real-life Zelda experience? You’re going to get your chance now that Nintendo has partnered with SCRAP […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

You Can Take Photos of Space With a Raspberry Pi

There are all sorts of cool things going on in the sky (and especially this month), so don’t fret if you missed that supermoon. In fact, you can get a close-up look at […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

15 Unanswered Questions We Still Have About Twin Peaks

We can’t think of a TV show that’s had a bigger gap between seasons than Twin Peaks. David Lynch’s breakthrough 1991 series brought his unique sensibility to the American airwaves and, it can […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

Facebook Apologizes For Killing Everyone

Hey, Geek readers! You’re all looking really great today. Especially, you know, since you were all dead yesterday. At least according to your Facebook pages. In case you didn’t happen to see it, […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk

Gear Up For Final Fantasy XV With This Final Fantasy Gift Guide

Final Fantasy XV is launching in just a few short weeks. After years in development fans are geared up to finally get their hands on what could be one of the greatest and […] Go to Source

Posted in MachineTalk