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17 Management And City-Building Games For Armchair Tycoons

Before kids and other responsibilities, when I regularly gamed into the wee hours, playing management sims was one of my favorite things to do. I spent countless days building in Sim Tower, SimCity, and Theme Park. I ran a studio in The Movies, managed a menagerie in Zoo Tycoon,...

‘Metroid Prime 4’ Gets A Release Date After Years Of Troubled Development

Metroid Prime 4 is alive. During today’s Nintendo Direct event, the company revealed that the highly anticipated sequel, now called Metroid Prime 4: Beyond, is headed to Switch next year. It’s been roughly seven years since Nintendo first announced the game during 2017’s E3 event with developer Bandai Namco...

STEM Students Refuse To Work At Google And Amazon Over Project Nimbus

More than 1,100 self-identified STEM students and young workers from more than 120 universities have signed a pledge to not take jobs or internships at Google or Amazon until the companies end their involvement in Project Nimbus, a $1.2 billion contract providing cloud computing services and infrastructure to the...

Alex Jones Is Now Trying To Divert Money To His Father’s Supplements Business

A Texas bankruptcy court judge brought Infowars back from the brink of death on Friday, a surprising ruling which conspiracy kingpin Alex Jones attempted to use to—naturally—make more money. This time, Jones is promoting a supplement company owned by his father. Judge Christopher M. Lopez issued a split ruling...

McLaren Artura Spider Hybrid 2024 Review: Performance Party

While the world awaits Ferrari’s first all-electric car—due next year—archrival McLaren insists that the technology doesn’t yet exist to deliver an EV worthy of its name. Power clearly isn’t the problem, but weight is the enemy in Woking, McLaren’s UK headquarters, and batteries aren’t getting lighter fast enough. Going...

The Best Electric Bikes Of 2024 That We’ve Tested And Reviewed

Photograph: Neil Godwin/Getty Images Advice to ConsiderUnderstanding Electric Bike Specs You’ve seen the bikes around your neighborhood. They look like so much fun! You want one! But ebikes have so many different specs and price points. Here’s what I would consider, in your position. Can I build my own...

The Future of Sustainable Lighting: Exploring the All-in-Two Solar Street Light

In the quest for sustainable and energy-efficient lighting solutions, the all-in-two solar street light has emerged as a game-changer. This innovative technology combines the power of solar energy with advanced LED lighting, offering a cost-effective and eco-friendly alternative to traditional street lighting systems. In this article, we will delve...

18 Best Camera Bags, Slings, Straps, And Backpacks (2024)

We’ve tested a lot of camera bags. Here are others we really like but have been eclipsed by our top picks. Long Weekend Morro Convertible Backpack for $150: I strongly considered replacing our top backpack pick, Brevite’s The Jumper, with the Morro. They’re very similar in style and organization,...

HiGround Opal Base 65 Keyboard Review: More Hype Than Substance

What impressed me, though, is the Base 65’s RGB lighting—between the clear case, white silicone dampening, transparent switches and keycaps, and the reflective aluminum plate, the RGB absolutely shines, making this keyboard a bright centerpiece on any desk. Sadly, programming the RGB is a bit of a chore, and...