It was a big night for Donald Trump: his first major address to a joint session of Congress. His last big speech was at his inauguration and only clocked in at about 15 minutes, so Tuesday night’s one-hour address was going to be a bigger challenge.
Need another dream home to fantasise about? Of course you do. And being half-tent, this one will make you feel like you’re camping forever.
Blurring the line between the outdoors and indoors, this “tent house” sits on the Noosa Hinterland in Queensland, Australia. It’s designed by Sparks Architects, it’s perfect for the kind of person who enjoys being in nature, while simultaneously being bougie as heck.
After it was originally announced Beyoncé was performing, both weekends of Coachella sold out in three hours. And the general admission starting price was $399. (Record time for a Coachella sellout, according to …
Last year we called NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1080 “the upgrade you’ve been waiting for,” and now PC gamers have another high-end graphics card to drool over. Now, at GDC 2017 CEO Jen-Hsun Huang presented its successor, the GTX 1080 Ti, which promises “35… …read more
Timed with the president’s first speech to a joint Congress, Twitter released a new feature that surfaces “top commentary” alongside live-streaming video. Twitter’s video feed was from PBS NewsHour and included a panel of guests.
On Tuesday, Lee-Anne Peters rose just before sunrise in Hobart, Tasmania. She was making cupcakes for her daughter’s birthday when she “noticed this strange thing in the sky.” She thought it was a plane at first, but her daughter speculated that it looked more like a meteor thanks to its fiery tail. “It was definitely quite an exciting start to the day,” she said. …
To prepare for future restoration projects, the Sistine Chapel’s world-famous frescoes and mosaic floor have gotten the up-close-and-personal treatment by way of an army of DSLRs. The last time the Sistine’s masterworks were documented photographical… …read more
Saying he treated the driver, Fawzi Kamel, “disrespectfully,” Kalanick apologized to him as well as the wider Uber team and community.
“To say that I am ashamed is an extreme understatement,” he wrote. “My job as your leader is to lead … and that starts with behaving in a way that makes us all proud. That is not what I did, and it cannot be explained away.” …
Tilda Swinton’s line “I took nature and science, and synthesised,” is simple enough, but in the first teaser to director Bong Joon-ho’s upcoming Netflix film, Okja, it carries a lot of meaning.
The follow up to Snowpiercer, Bong’s new movie explores the liminal state between animal and man.
The film co-stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano and Lily Collins. It’s central character, however, is Mija — a young girl who seeks to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her friend.
Her friend happens to be a massive “synthenised” beast called named Okja, that kind of looks like a pig-ish, elephant-skinned creature with very human eyes. …