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With football and new TV series premieres, we're ready to call it officially fall. Keep an eye out for brand news shows like NBC's Go On and The New Normal, as well as returning favorites like Glee on Fox and the various talent show competitions. Look below for the highlights this week, followed a...

September 10th 2012 at 6:02pm 0 Comments
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With the holiday season just around the corner, the Air Force has been busy compiling its yuletide wish list, and it's got some pretty strange requests. Included on its latest call for small business innovations is a curious proposal for a project called "Floral Disruptor – Directed Energ...

November 11th 2011 at 4:36pm 0 Comments
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Here we go again with a good news / bad news announcement from Vudu, as it's added a nice catalog of TV shows to its library for rent and/or purchase. The bad news however, is that despite having the 1080p / 5.1 audio HDX technology we've come to know and love, it's currently only offering a small...

May 4th 2011 at 5:39am 0 Comments
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The first character I ever made in WoW was a rogue named Lockette. She was an adorable little gnome with green pigtails who I played for 5 minutes while my boyfriend (who'd left himself logged in on the character selection screen) was in the shower. I don't recall much of what I did in the game d...

February 14th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Almost immediately after expanding its Xfinity TV online services by 150,000 titles, Comcast has announced with Showtime that over 400 hours of the channel's series and movies are now also available via the portal for paying Showtime subscribers. If you aren't keeping Dexter-like tabs on the we-off...

November 11th 2010 at 9:29pm 0 Comments
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What an improvement from last week's unimpressive slate. Not only do we have a few day-and-dates like Defiance and He's Just Not that into You, but we also have the greatest Blu-ray demo disc since Planet Earth from the BBC in the way of Nature's Most Amazing Events -- yes they are very amazing, but...

June 1st 2009 at 12:49pm 0 Comments

This video of a sped-up Animal Crossing cleanup initiative highlights one of the weirdest design decisions made for the game: weeds. We get the idea of encouraging the player to keep up a daily routine, but by punishing you for not playing, after a certain amount of time you no longer want to pl...

November 25th 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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For those out there who have been yearning for some Prince in glorious TrueHD, your prayers have finally been answered. This week, The Artist Formerly Known as Prince and Now Just Known as Prince is featured on Blu-ray in his cinematic masterpiece, Purple Rain. The vertically-challenged singer/actor...

July 23rd 2007 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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HortiBot won't go down as the first robot with weed extermination as its sole mission in life, but this particular robot ups the ante in a serious way. Conjured up by a team of Danish agricultural scientists, the three-foot by three-foot autonomous machine is "equipped with a computer and GPS to fin...

July 5th 2007 at 3:42pm 0 Comments
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This week's Blu-ray release list is looking a little bare -- only two movies, a TV show, and one concert. The most interesting releases are probably the Chinese epic The Curse of the Golden Flower and the Showtime dark comedy, Weeds: Season One (which also happens to be one of the first TV shows to...

May 28th 2007 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Oh robots, is there anything they can't do? Apparently they can now search for and completely obliterate weeds, which really is something that we've always wanted them to do. A team of scientists at the University of Illinois have developed a robot that searches for weeds, chops them off, and then...

October 12th 2006 at 7:41am 0 Comments