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Disney’s ‘Real Life’ Star Wars Lightsaber Expands in New Video
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Disney’s ‘Real Life’ Star Wars Lightsaber Expands in New Video

Disney’s “Real Life” Star Wars lightsaber.Gif: Disney Imagineering Next year, Disney will reveal the most authentic-looking real-world Star Wars lightsaber yet, and a new video just revealed our best look to date. Advertisement Earlier this year, buzz began that Disney was working on what fans quickly called a “real-life lightsaber.” Not because it had a...

J.J. Abrams’ Shining-Inspired TV Show Is Changing Streamers
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J.J. Abrams’ Shining-Inspired TV Show Is Changing Streamers

The Overlook Hotel, seen here in The Shining sequel Doctor Sleep, is coming back.Photo: Warner Bros. Much like the ghostly residents of the Overlook Hotel, a show based on the famed location has died—but is (most likely) coming back to life. Last year, news broke that as part of his company’s deal with WarnerMedia, J.J. Abrams...

‘Master Face’: Researchers Say They’ve Found a Wildly Successful Bypass for Face Recognition Tech
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‘Master Face’: Researchers Say They’ve Found a Wildly Successful Bypass for Face Recognition Tech

Photo: Ian Waldie/Getty Images (Getty Images) In addition to helping police arrest the wrong person or monitor how often you visit the Gap store, facial recognition is increasingly used by companies as a routine security procedure: it’s a way to unlock your phone or social media account, for instance. This security practice comes with an...

California Woman Thought She Had Covid-19. She Actually Had Typhus From a Rat
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California Woman Thought She Had Covid-19. She Actually Had Typhus From a Rat

A rat in a pipe.Photo: AFP (Getty Images) A California neighborhood seems to have had a series of encounters with the now-rare disease typhus. According to local media reports, at least two people in Monrovia, California recently caught typhus after handling dead rats, presumably through the infected fleas they carried. Thankfully, typhus is easily treatable...

Russian Official: Experts to Investigate Possible ‘Consequences’ of Flipping Space Station
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Russian Official: Experts to Investigate Possible ‘Consequences’ of Flipping Space Station

The Nauka module next to a Soyuz spacecraft.Image: Roscosmos Early reports suggest the International Space Station incurred no damage as a result of an incident last week involving the newly arrived Nauka module. That may be the case, but Russian officials are launching an investigation to assess the true impact of the frightening mishap. Advertisement...

Bill Gates Associate Says He Fainted When Epstein Connection Was Revealed
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Bill Gates Associate Says He Fainted When Epstein Connection Was Revealed

Epstein revealing his connection to Gates “was absolutely a retaliatory move.” Epstein Connection Even now, months after it was revealed that Bill Gates’ relationship with Jeffrey Epstein was likely a driving factor in his divorce and a great source of personal turmoil, more troubling details about the duo continue to emerge. New reporting from Rolling...