Google is getting ahead of itself in its quest to make the future happen now (GOOG)

One of the the most unusual demos at Google’s annual I/O conference last week was of a custom-built automatic cocktail maker powered by the company’s artificial intelligence system, Google Assistant. Event attendees could order up a mango mixer, say, by just talking to the drink dispenser. The machine, which some developers hacked together to show how Google’s AI can be added… Continue reading Google is getting ahead of itself in its quest to make the future happen now (GOOG)

A photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o went viral and the internet begged for a movie — now it’s happening

The INSIDER Summary: Netflix is developing a movie with Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o. The idea for the project started out as an internet meme. Twitter users joked about them doing a heist movie after a photo of them together went viral. Movie ideas come from everywhere, and this one came from a tweet. Netflix is developing… Continue reading A photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o went viral and the internet begged for a movie — now it’s happening

A woman lost 33,000 photos because she charged her phone the wrong way

 The INSIDER Summary: Many people wait until their smartphone is dead to charge it. However, this can actually damage your phone’s battery and shorten its lifespan. INSIDER’S beauty writer Brianna Arps lost about 33,000 photos, and almost everything else on her phone, after charging her phone incorrectly. To avoid losing all your data, charge your… Continue reading A woman lost 33,000 photos because she charged her phone the wrong way

Starbucks baristas are teasing a drink that’s a new take on an iconic secret menu item (SBUX)

Starbucks baristas are teasing a new Starbucks creation.  Over the last few days, several Starbucks employees have posted photos on social media of the “Ombre Pink Drink” — a new take on the brightly-colored beverage that went viral last year.  According to one Canadian Starbucks location’s Instagram account, the base of the ombré pink drink is… Continue reading Starbucks baristas are teasing a drink that’s a new take on an iconic secret menu item (SBUX)

17 incredibly useful Amazon products and services you never knew existed (AMZN)

Amazon isn’t exactly a complicated site: All you have to do it log in, browse the product selection, and make a purchase. That’s it. But there are some features, products, and pro-tips that only dedicated Amazon fans know about. Here’s how to become an expert Amazon shopper. Jillian D’Onfro contributed to an earlier version of… Continue reading 17 incredibly useful Amazon products and services you never knew existed (AMZN)

This new ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 photo shows how gigantic Daenerys’ dragons are now

“Game of Thrones” season seven is less than two months away, and HBO is releasing more images to get fans hyped for new episodes. A new Entertainment Weekly exclusive photo spread shows off Jon Snow, Arya Stark, and behind-the-scenes looks at the cast and crew on set. But most exciting of all? This new image of Daenerys… Continue reading This new ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 photo shows how gigantic Daenerys’ dragons are now

Everything we know about Pippa Middleton’s stunning wedding

Pippa Middleton married financier James Matthews this weekend — and reports on the wedding’s details are finally starting to trickle into the press.  33-year-old Pippa and 41-year-old Matthews tied the knot at St. Mark’s Church in Englefield, Berkshire, on Saturday. Later, guests attended a reception at the Middleton family home in nearby Bucklebury. And even though it wasn’t a royal wedding,… Continue reading Everything we know about Pippa Middleton’s stunning wedding