The polar vortex engulfing the US has left 21 people dead. Here’s why events like this might be getting more common.

AP The polar vortex swept parts of the US Midwest and East Coast this week, forcing millions of Americans to contend with subzero temperatures.  The polar vortex is an area of circulating cold air that rings the planet’s North and South poles. Sometimes that vortex destabilizes, sending surges of Arctic air south. Windchill temperatures were as […]

The online conference that might change video games for good

Language is a tool, and just like any tool, it has equal capacity to inflict both good and bad on the world. Language is a beautiful, human thing; the connective tissue that transfers culture, knowledge and critical information across borders and generations. It’s also a means of segregation and detachment, erecting invisible walls among neighbors […]

This Is How 5G Might Save Your Life

Imagine you work in a lab. You get up in the morning, go to work and drop a vial of acid that quickly spreads out into a chemical burn over your arm. The emergency services are called and first responders show up, wearing augmented reality (AR) glasses that directly connect them to burn experts hundreds […]

Discover Is More Widely Accepted Than You Might Think

Discover is More Widely Accepted Than You Think Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

Google’s rumored Pixel 3 ‘Lite’ XL might ditch the notch

There’s been talk (and apparent leaks) of a mid-range Pixel 3 variant, but what about an equivalent to the larger Pixel 3 XL? That might be coming too. OnLeaks and 91mobiles claim to have details of a Pixel 3 ‘Lite’ XL (just a placeholder name for now), and have produced renders to match. The larger […]

Daily Podcast: Avengers Endgame Trailer Reaction/Analysis, How Captain Marvel Might Be Connected To Captain America, and Much More

On the December 7, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk the latest film and tv news, including Crazy Rich Asians, Aquaman 2, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Kevin Hart, Plastic Man, and we’ll take a closer look […]

10 reasons you might be gaining weight that have nothing to do with your diet

iStock Watching what you eat is important, but you may still be not losing weight. There are some other health reasons that could be preventing you from losing weight. It is important to consult with your doctor. There are a number of reasons you could be struggling to lose weight or are gaining weight, even […]

‘Daredevil’ Cancelled By Netflix, But Might End Up On Disney+

The Marvel Netflix characters may have survived Thanos’ snap, but their days on the streaming service are all but over. Daredevil has been cancelled by Netflix after three seasons, making it the latest Marvel Netflix show to get the boot. Over the last few months, Netflix has pulled the plug on Iron Fist and Luke Cage, making Jessica Jones and […]