QOTD: Can You Hit ’em Where They Ain’t? (Feeling Flush Edition, Pt. 3)

This week is the third and final installment of our QOTD series about cornering the used car market and finding the most bang for the buck. We’re going all out for this finale, and giving you plenty of money to shop. And when we say plenty of money, we’re talking more than triple the lowest budget […]

GM Sinks $175 Million Into Cadillac Sedan Plant – Maybe You Don’t Want ’em, but Someone Else Does

That “someone else” might be a Chinese buyer. At least, that’s what former Cadillac president Johan de Nysschen implied in March, shortly before packing his bags and hitting the road. The premium sedan market stands to grow along with the rest of that country’s appetite for high-zoot models, he said, even though the overall take […]

Feed ’em to the lions: Danish zoos reportedly let hungry predators eat visitors' pets

Published time: 27 Dec, 2017 01:47 Edited time: 27 Dec, 2017 02:38 If your old pet has to be put down anyway, why not feed it to a hungry lion? That’s an option now on offer at two Danish zoos, local media report, sparking outrage from animal rights activists. Visitors to Copenhagen zoo, no stranger […]

Grab ‘em by the puppet! Donald Trump immortalized as dummy in ‘Spitting Image’ comeback

Published time: 17 Nov, 2017 17:49 Donald Trump is a puppet. No, not on the Kremlin payroll. He’s been immortalized in all his rubbery glory by the artist behind ‘Spitting Image,’ the hit British comedy show gunning for a momentous return, this time on US television. The American spin-off of the British show will return […]

AFL Grand Final: Eat ‘em alive, Tigers

RICHMOND will today carry the hopes and dreams of long-suffering fans into the AFL Grand Final with the chance of ending a 37-year premiership drought. Authorities expect so many fans to flock to the MCG, Richmond and Punt Rd Oval that they are considering shutting down Punt Rd and Swan St to all traffic following […]

This Week In Trailers: Mean Dreams, Betting on Zero, Jawbone, Return to Return to Nuke ‘Em High Aka Vol. 2

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week […]

Robot knows when to hold ‘em, wins huge in poker tournament

Enlarge / Online poker pro Dong Kim plays poker against an AI program in 2015. He lost to an updated program in this year’s rematch event. (credit: Carnegie Mellon University) Artificial intelligence has enjoyed some remarkable online-gaming victories in recent years, though usually in slower games with clear—if incredibly multi-threaded—rule systems. On Monday, the robots […]