3D-printed gun lawsuit ends after 3+ years—in gun publishers’ favor

A still from Cody Wilson’s latest video shows this example of 3D-printed handguns (these are mock-ups pictured, not actual handguns). (credit: Defense Distributed) Defense Distributed, the 3D-printing gun activist group, has secured a settlement with the Department of State that will enable it to legally distribute its CAD files of firearms on its DEFCAD website, […]

Japan’s latest chance at private rocket launch ends in flames

Japan’s hopes for a thriving private spaceflight industry have been dashed once again. Interstellar Technologies’ second attempt at a rocket launch has ended in spectacular fashion, with its 33-foot MOMO-2 vehicle crashing (and bursting into flames) just moments after liftoff. The company put on a brave face with word that the launch facility remained intact […]

Star Wars backlash: Kathleen Kennedy replaced by Kevin Feige as Marvel contract ends?

It started out as some disgruntled fans and turned into a worldwide social media movement with thousands of posts and numerous videos. From being dismissed and denigrated by much of the media and Star Wars industry, the fan backlash against the Last Jedi turned into a campaign against Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy. The “boycott Star […]

Jurassic World Evolution review: Genetic dead ends

Enlarge / She does, in fact, eat the goat. (credit: Frontier Developments) Jurassic World might just be the worst movie I ever paid money to see. It wasted a perfectly fine premise (rich people doubling down on past mistakes for profit) on a soulless, oddly sadistic “adventure” that wiped out whatever hope I had left […]

Florida man ends up in jail after asking police to test ‘low quality’ meth & bust his drug dealer

In a reckless attempt to take revenge on his drug dealer for selling him methamphetamine of unsatisfactory quality, a 49-year-old man in Florida contacted the police to have the substance tested and to press formal charges. Unhappy with the quality of the drugs sold to him by his dealer, and having suffered an allergic reaction […]

Drag Race Recap: A Social Experiment Ends in Disaster for [Spoiler]

In the most gender-bending episode of the season, Thursday’s Drag Race found the six remaining queens butching themselves up before giving a gaggle of social media stars the makeover of their lives. MINI CHALLENGE: BUTCH IT UP This week’s mini challenge tasked the Top 6 with creating butch characters to advertise Trade, a new fragrance […]

Donald Glover ends Drake’s 15-week reign at No. 1 on the Billboard chart with a viral hit single

YouTube/ChildishGambino Donald Glover has scored his first No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with the Childish Gambino song “This Is America,” Billboard reports.  The track unseats a 15-week reign at the top of the chart from Drake’s latest singles, “Nice For What” and “God’s Plan.” The politically charged, viral music video for […]

Michael Cohen reportedly stockpiled money to tie up loose ends for Trump during the 2016 election

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Michael Cohen reportedly stockpiled some money to help tie up loose ends for Donald Trump before he won the presidential election in 2016. A new report from The Wall Street Journal cites public documents that show Cohen gained access to more than $ 700,000 for that effort, through a couple of financial transactions. […]

Winds of Winter: HBO won't let George RR Martin release GoT Book 6 BEFORE show ends?

HBO Is HBO stopping George RR Martin from releasing Winds of Winter It is a plot twist worthy of a Lannister or the great master, Littlefinger himself. The last Game of Thrones book, A Dance With Dragons, was released way back in 2011 and fans had been hoping Winds of Winter would finally blow into […]