Boosted just blew up the rideables world with four new electric skateboards

April 24, 2018

At $750, the Boosted Mini is just a little over half the cost of Boosted's larger electric longboards.Image: raymond wong/mashable Christmas is coming early this year. Boosted, makers of the immensely popular Boosted Board electric skateboards, is back with not one, not two, not three, but four new re-engineered electric skateboards, including a smaller Boosted Mini that starts at $749. SEE ALSO: The best electric longboard just got better With…

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Streaming sports service fuboTV raises $75 million from AMC and others

April 24, 2018

Days after Disney-owned ESPN launched its new streaming service, ESPN+, a three-year old streaming TV service for sports fans, fuboTV, is announcing the close of $75 million in Series D funding. The round included new investor AMC Networks, and existing investors 21st Century Fox, Luminari Capital, Northzone, Sky, and the former Scripps Networks Interactive, which was recently acquired by Discovery, Inc. FuboTV has been working to carve out a niche…

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Ferrari QuietlyVery QuietlyTests Electric Car

April 24, 2018

A video posted on YouTube last month shows a car at the Ferrari track making no sound as it accelerates from a full stop. While Ferrari has no plans to produce a full-electric car before 2022, the company is developing vehicles that will show “the full power of electrification,” Marchionne told Bloomberg Television. Next year, Ferrari will start offering the technology in a sports car, its first model that can run…

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50 Films That Were Trashed by Critics but Beloved by Fans

April 24, 2018

Critic score: 33/100 User score: 8.6/10 Plot summary: Nashawn Wade (Kevin Hart) is awarded $100 million in a settlement after a humiliating experience on a plane, so he decides to start his own, totally tricked out airline. Soul Plane is a fan favorite, obviously, but the critics weren’t so kind. Advertisement Critic score: 34/100 User score: 8.8/10 Plot summary: Billionaire Damian Hale (Ben Kingsley) is dying from cancer, so he decides to…

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The 20 Most Magical Details Most People Miss in the Harry Potter Franchise

April 24, 2018

You’ve read the Harry Potter books. You’ve seen the Harry Potter movies. You’ve read the books and watched the movies again (and again, and again). But do you think you’ve noticed every single tiny detail from the films? Here are 20 tiny, magical details you might have missed. Keep an eye out for them the next time you’re watching (which we all know you’re probably going to do later today). Advertisement Watch…

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36 Things That Make Grown Lady Life Easier

April 23, 2018

This Lovely Essential Oil Diffuser via: Amazon You deserve a peaceful, relaxing, aroma-filled living space, and you will get that with this essential oil diffuser. Pick your favorite scent and let this baby spritz it into your life. Find it on AmazonShare Advertisement These Perfect Bluetooth Headphones via: Amazon The ultimate goal of life is to find a wireless, easy way to listen to your music. Well, with these wireless…

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4 Lazy Character Shortcuts Hollywood Can’t Stop Using

April 23, 2018

The best movie characters are usually the ones whom we sort of identify with. Whether they’re a simple middle-class teenager or a grizzled Matthew McConaughy playing a nihilistic detective trying to find aliens from the future inside a black hole, they work because when they make decisions, we get it. We learn who they are and understand them. Sometimes, though, writers don’t really have time for that shit. Instead, they…

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Kenya’s $3.5 Billion Road Project Delayed by Debt Concerns

April 23, 2018

Kenya’s second-biggest infrastructure project since independence five decades ago, a $3.5 billion inter-city expressway, will be delayed amid concerns by lawmakers that East Africa’s largest economy is taking on too much debt, the company building it said. While Kenya is ramping up construction of much-needed infrastructure to underpin economic growth, the cost of the mega projects, mostly financed by Chinese loans, has stirred concern that the debt is unsustainable for…

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Ex-Secret Service agent: Barbara Bush’s code name was absolutely perfect

April 23, 2018

(CNN)Former first lady Barbara Bush once said, “Nobody likes, you know, the ugly parts of politics.” On Tuesday night, the ugliness of our current political landscape dissipated for a moment as people reflected on the life of this remarkable woman. We quietly smiled at the pictures flashing across our screens of her with her famous family, her turns in the national spotlight and the testimonials about her grit and forthright…

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The Weird Nazi Tiny Tanks You Never Learned About In School

April 23, 2018

Remember the famous line from the movie Ant-Man: “Small things can be important too, and also deadly, so, y’know, look out for them.” Maybe that’s a line in the movie? We’re paraphrasing. We saw it on a plane and don’t totally remember, but enjoyed it. During World War II, the Germans put this principle to the test and experimented with a small tank-like vehicle known as the “Goliath tracked mine.”…

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Global warming is killing the Great Barrier Reef, study says

April 23, 2018

(CNN)Marine heat waves caused by global warming are killing off the corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest reef system, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The reef endured coral bleaching in 1998 and 2002, but the northern region sustained only minor damage then. Global heat and coral bleaching began to increase in 2014 and continued through 2017; this event meant that marine heat…

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David Hogg Rejects Laura Ingraham’s Apology And She Is Losing Advertisers FAST!

April 22, 2018

UPDATE 9:10 P.M. EST: Now Johnson & Johnson, streaming giant Hulu, and subscription clothing service Stitch Fix have also declared they will remove their advertising dollars from The Ingraham Angle. The right wing has really shown their true colors when it comes to the leaders of the #NeverAgain movement. Despite the gun control advocates being teens who just survived a school shooting that claimed the lives of their classmates, the…

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Why Democrats everywhere are watching Beto O’Rourke’s Senate campaign in Texas

April 22, 2018

Ballinger, Texas (CNN)Beto O’Rourke, his wife Amy and two staffers — one streaming it all live on Facebook — all pile out of a maroon Dodge Caravan rental at the courthouse here on a recent Friday afternoon. “It felt like we got a real, substantive conversation,” O’Rourke said afterward. As the van pulls away, he hops out for a picture by a statue in front of the courthouse. That was…

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Physics Explains Why No One Can Beat the Freeze

April 22, 2018

The only thing I know about the Freeze is that no one can beat the Freeze (except with a generous head start). And he's awesome. In case you haven't seen, the Freeze is this guy in a turquoise spandex suit that challenges mere mortals to a race in the outfield of the Atlanta Braves SunTrust Park between innings.

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