Rollercoasters make people puke. VR makes people puke. Previously, we wondered what kind of monster would try to combine these two things. But now that we have our first hands-on video of the new Occulus-augmented coaster at Six Flags and… it actually looks like a lot of fun.
The documentary Blood Lions exposes South Africa’s controversial “canned” lion hunting industry. In canned hunts, captive-bred, often hand-reared lions are confined in enclosed spaces on private hunting reserves, guaranteeing marksmen easy trophy heads in exchange for fees of up to $50,000. With approximately 8,000 “ranch” lions to draw on, South Africa’s hunt operators can make a fortune.
A surprising new genetic study shows that some people with naturally high levels of HDL cholesterol—the supposedly good kind of cholesterol—are at increased risk of a heart attack. Doctors are now further questioning the use of drugs to boost HDL levels while looking to new therapies to reduce heart risk.
President Barack Obama took his future-minded approach down toSXSW in Austin on Friday, delivering a hopeful message for those frustrated with government’s seeming hesitance to embrace technology at an appropriate rate. Obama, delivering the keynote for the tech corner of the heavily hyped Texan party, called on those gathered atSXSW and beyond to continue being actively engaged in politics and the world around them using any of the rapidly evolving methods available to them.
Justin Lin’s Star Trek Beyond is coming in a few shorts months, but news just broke of reshoots as well as the addition of a new cast member. Deadlinereports Shohreh Aghdashloo (24, The Expanse) has been added to the cast as the High Command of the Federation.
If your dreams of flying high above the clouds or winning the World Series have ever been interrupted by the guttural sounds of your partner’s slumber, then a new anti-snore gadget could help you turn down the volume of these nasal noises and turn up the quality of your beauty sleep.
Adobe just announced that its Flash player has yet another major security flaw—one that’s already wild and could let hackers take over your entire computer. Adobe’s urging Windows, Mac, Android, iOS and ChromeOS users to download the patch immediately. AGAIN.