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How To Make Your Own Szechuan Sauce

To skip to the point, scroll down for the Szechuan Sauce recipe. Listen, many of us love Rick and Morty - a Back to the Future cartoon rip off with some heavy multi-dimensional thinking - it’s great stuff but when the creators mentioned a McNugget sauce tied into promotion of the 1998 film Mulan -... Read More
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Nerd Talk: Check Out These Silly, Super Fun Star Trek Alexa Skills

Anyone who plopped down into their bean bag chair after school with a snack to watch any iteration of Star Trek can relate to the fantasy of just yelling COMPUTER with a command and having a voice respond to your ridiculous requests. Mostly, I want it to call me Captain... With the introduction of... Read More
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Watch Coldplay & Peter Buck of REM Cover Tom Petty

Tom Petty has died. That's a sentence I never put any thought into before yesterday's terrible news . I have a distinct memory of my brother (illegally) making me a copy of Full Moon Fever because I loved "Running Down a Dream" and loving the “ Hello CD listeners... " Sad day. Now, for the saddest... Read More

Does This Life Hack Actually Do More Damage Than Good?

Every time you reach that paw into a pocket full of earbuds, there's a brief moment of doubt: will I retract with a handful of tangle worse than the dreadlock of a zombie Rastafarian or will my cables still be neatly coiled? The real trick is dedicated space. When you put headphones neatly wrapped... Read More

Nerd Talk: Make Your Pet Into A Watch Like A Creep

In case your job is a total buzzkill and won't let you bring your furniture scratching, box-pooping feline friend to work, one company has your back ... well, more like they have your wrist. The Analog Watch Co. introduced a super weird, and possibly allergy-inducing product line: The Companion... Read More
Mario

Using Augmented Reality, This Dude Makes It So You Can Be Mario

We're still a long way from video gaming being a whole world, 3D immersive experience. Take Pokemon Go (Home from the Park It's Two in the Morning), people went crazy for overlaying a digital game onto the real world often by posting NSFW photos of Diglett sprouting for their crotchular regions -... Read More
Potato science

Nerd Talk: Introducing the Self Driving Potato Car

I would never have guessed that the eventual downfall of the human race could be potato powered, but looking back, I suppose a lesson many of us learned in middle school science class could have prepared us for tater power. How to power a lightbulb with a potato Not like that. That's ridiculous. I'... Read More
Cage the Elephant Unpeeled

Cage the Elephant Announce Album, 'Unpeeled'

Kentucky—now Nashville—rock octet Cage the Elephant (I have no idea how many people are in this band these days, but it feels like a billion) are set to kick summer into overdrive with a live album! Cage the Elephant: Unpeeled features a series of recordings from acoustic-ish shows they performed... Read More
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Nerd Talk: Sega Revives The '90s Straight To Your Smartphone

Forget having to buy some dumb console at the holiday that's impossible to find featuring cords that don't reach the couch, Sega went and set everyone straight by announcing Sega Forever , an iOS and Android platform to deliver the ‘90s straight to your smartphone! The company that once flaunted "... Read More