Some Dealers Irked by GM Extended Warranty Offer, Many Buyers Might Not Be

Usually, talk of an extended warranty is waved off as a money-making scam by thrifty buyers in the final moments of a sale. And, usually, it’s the dealer offering the coverage. The buyer sees their total amount owing skyrocket on the finance manager’s computer and quickly signs for the agreed-upon amount, thankful to have escaped […]

“Fixed mindsets” might be why we don’t understand statistics

Enlarge / The wrongful conviction of Sally Clark for the murder of her two sons is a famous case of misuse of statistics in the courts. (credit: Chris Young, PA Images/Getty Images) In 1999, an English solicitor named Sally Clark went on trial for the murder of her two infant sons. She claimed both succumbed […]

Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL pictures leak for what might be the last time

Ahead of Google’s Pixel 3 event tomorrow, the larger variant of its phone suffered multiple leaks before we got hands-on time with a retail boxed version over the weekend. Just to (hopefully) put a cap on things before the show starts, Evan Blass has posted pictures showing clear looks of the Pixel 3 and Pixel […]

Twitter-inspired You Might Be the Killer is coming to Syfy this weekend

Enlarge / Sam (Fran Kranz) calls his buddy Chuck (Alyson Hannigan) for advice when camp counselors start getting brutally murdered. (credit: Curmudgeon Inc.) The first feature film ever to be inspired by a Twitter thread makes its TV debut this weekend. You Might Be the Killer was one of the highlights of the recent Fantastic Film […]

‘Titans’ Review Round-Up: The Darkness and Violence Might Be a Bit Much, But There’s Potential Here

DC Comics fans seem to mostly be split on their excitement for the DC Universe’s first streaming series. After the first Titans trailer arrived with the famous “Fuck Batman” line spouted out of Robin’s mouth, it was clear this was going to be a dark and gritty series taking full advantage of the lack censors […]

Some of the last interviews Instagram founder Kevin Systrom gave before leaving Facebook might hint at what his concerns were

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images In a September 5th interview with Reid Hoffman on the Masters of Scale podcast, Instagram cofounder and then CEO Kevin Systrom spoke about his vision for the company — and it might have hinted at the reasons behind his recent departure. Facebook’s recent handling of Instagram is rumored to have been a […]