Ask Engadget: Is it OK to buy a tech toy for someone else’s kid?

The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we’ve known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fact, our community’s knowledge and insights are a reason why many of you […]

Stephen Colbert Addresses Suspended CBS Executive: 'It Seemed Like Someone Was Protecting This Guy'

Stephen Colbert on Wednesday addressed the news that Vincent “Vinnie” Favale, the senior vice president of talent at CBS, had been placed on administrative leave following multiple allegations of using sexual and homophobic language in the workplace. The Late Show host tackled the damning report following his first commercial break (which you can watch here, beginning at the 10:20 mark), referring […]

Lady Gaga said someone told her she should get a nose job before she was famous

Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images Lady Gaga revealed that someone once told her to get a nose job. Gaga said even before she was famous she refused to change herself. She said she also did everything her own way, regardless of what people wanted.  Lady Gaga said her physical appearance was criticized before she was famous […]

Someone launched a ‘Save Elon’ online store selling tote bags and bathing suits to raise money for Elon Musk after the SEC sued him

Max Whittaker/Getty Images Someone launched a website selling merchandise to raise money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after he was sued by the SEC. The Shopify store sells tote bags, bathing suits, T-shirts and coffee mugs all with the goal to “Save Elon from the SEC.” The SEC filed charges against Musk on Thursday alleging […]

Exclusive ‘The Dead Center’ Clip Shane Carruth Brings Someone Back from the Dead

The Dead Center is a horror film starring none other than Shane Carruth, of Primer and Upstream Color acclaim. Carruth plays a doctor in a psychiatric ward treating a mysterious patient who woke up in a body bag in a morgue. Just what is going on here? Whatever it is…it’s creepy. We have an exclusive The Dead Center […]

SpaceX says its BFR will fly someone around the Moon. We have questions.

Enlarge / Concept illustration of the Big Falcon Spaceship flying around the Moon. (credit: SpaceX) On Thursday evening, without any advance notice, SpaceX tweeted that is had signed the world’s “first private passenger to fly around the Moon aboard our BFR launch vehicle.” Moreover, the company promised to reveal “who’s flying and why” on Monday, September […]

The best adventure inspiration? Follow in someone else’s footsteps

Share this article It’s natural to want to carve your own path when traveling, but sometimes, says our featured contributor Leon McCarron, there’s something special about following in the hallowed footsteps of explorers long gone. We’re inspired to travel in so many ways. My first desire was to see if the real world matched up […]

‘Trigger-happy’ US cop tells suspects he’ll get a ‘ton of money’ if he shoots someone (VIDEO)

A Connecticut police officer has been suspended after a video emerged of him warning suspected trespassers not to do anything stupid, because he is “trigger-happy” and will be paid for overtime if someone gets shot. “If anybody wants to fight or run, I’m a little trigger-happy guys, I’m not gonna lie. And I get paid […]

The 5 hardest things about dating someone you work with

Volodymyr Tverdokhlib / Shutterstock We spend a lot of time at work, so it’s likely we might develop feelings for a colleague. But there are a few complications that come with a workplace relationship. It may affect your relationship with other colleagues, and there are power dynamics to be aware of. Workplace relationships can be […]