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For those who wanted a gay Captain America, here he is!

Captain America was trending on social media thanks to the recent release of Captain America: Civil War. One hashtag movement, #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend, wanted Captain America to become a gay hero. For

Flying away from reality with the Gear VR

(Image credit: Samsung) By Kevin Casper While desperately avoiding the slippery slope of following up some recent PC upgrades with an HTC Vive, I recently opted to pick up the

My experiences with four digital assistants

By Kevin Casper Have you used a digital, voice-activated assistant? I’ve used four. I wanted to share some of my experiences, insights, and comparisons of them. A quick look at

RIP Anton Yelchin: Hollywood remembers the young actor

Actor Anton Yelchin, best known for his work in Star Trek and Charlie Barlett, passed away this past Sunday at his Los Angeles home. According to police reports, the 27-year-old

This year’s Summer Solstice is extra rare

The Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year. On this day, the Earth’s axial tilt is most inclined toward the sun. What is cool about this is that it

Wizard World Sacramento 2016 – recap and review

The Sacramento Convention Center became a Mecca for all things nerd related on the weekend of June 17th-20th as thousands of people, from near and far, gathered for the annual

New CW deal with Netflix means big changes to streaming your favorite DC shows

The CW is close to a big deal with Netflix to take over post season streaming which includes the DC television series Arrow, Flash, Supergirl, and Legends of Tomorrow. The current

iOS 10 will (finally) let you delete the stock apps

As a former iPhone user, I can tell you that one of the biggest complaints I had was the inability to delete and replace Apple’s stock apps with apps that

First wave of SDCC Funko Pop-Vinyl exclusives announced

Today Funko announced the first wave of exclusive figures at next month’s San Diego Comic-Con. If you are lucky enough to be attending SDCC or have a friend that can pick

Sunspring: A sci-fi short written by an AI, starring Thomas Middleditch from Silicon Valley

Thomas Middleditch of the show Silicon Valley stars in a new sci-fi short called Sunspring. The first time I watched Sunspring I had no idea what was going on or

Rosewill SP-7260 2.0 Woofer Speaker System review

For as long as people have been gaming, finding the right speakers to accompany long gaming sessions have been critical. In a time where there are so many options available

Time to update your Periodic Table

The Periodic Table has once again updated its fine variety of Elements, this time by adding 4 new Elements that have been recently discovered. The International Union of Pure and

These Toy Story figures combine to create a super robot sheriff

God bless the Japanese for coming up with something like this. The individual figures include Woody, Bullseye, Rex, Slinky Dog, and Hamm, and thanks to the power of ingenuity, they can

MatPat’s Game Lab, from playing on the couch to real-life adventures

The average gamer immerses themselves into a virtual world where the protagonist can parkour, wield a sword, and/or infiltrate a well-guarded compound without breaking a sweat. Life as a gamer

Lab Wars: A card game made by actual scientists!

Introducing Lab Wars, Scientific card game made by actual scientists! Lab Wars is a science-themed card game, where you and 3 of your closest friends race to build a lab

Fanboys try to come up with the ultimate Star Wars fan film (video)

Star Wars fan films are a great source of entertainment for fans of Star Wars. Some of these have been stellar, with a few of those having amazing lightsaber battles

Check out these radical Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles boots from Dr. Martens

Dr. Martens has teamed up with Nickelodeon to create these gnarly boots featuring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Each turtle will get a unique design based on the 1987 cartoon

Is the universe one massive cell? Plus, check out our new science show!

Have you ever contemplated the entire universe being one massive cell with endless walls and possibilities? It’s sort of a weird thought, I suppose. But let’s take all of these

The new Ghostbusters International trailer is here

Sony has released the official Ghostbusters international trailer, showcasing a bit more dialogue than the previous trailers. Facing some scrutiny, Ghostbusters follows a new group of paranormal experts 30 years after the original team

Maisie Williams brilliantly shuts down thoughtless headline

Yesterday the Daily Mail posted an article about our fearless Arya Stark with the headline “Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams goes braless in sheer lace dress and quirky and headpiece