Like a Shark Tank for apps, Apple's first original TV show allows developers the chance to pitch their ideas to a panel of celebrity entrepreneurs. Coming from one of the world's most noted tech companies, you'd think it would a pretty good show — except everyone hates it. From the terrible advice to the questionable selection of judges, here's everything wrong with Planet of the Apps.
The table tennis ball is a marvel of modern engineering. Seamless, perfectly round, and extremely light, the ball is capable of incredible feats in the hands of pro players. The International Table Tennis Federation traveled to the Double Happiness company in China to find out how the create their table tennis balls — but the most important part of the process is a company secret.
With the worlds of UFC and Boxing colliding inside the ring, Mayweather Vs. McGregor is quickly becoming the fight of the century. Both competitors seem to match up pretty evenly as far as height and weight go, but who has the advantage? Before your place your bets let ESPN's Sport Science increase your odds with their methodical break down of both fighters.
Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, and Kathryn Hahn are returning just in time to make your holidays a littler more bad. Now with double the moms, the sequel to Bad Moms has Amy, Carla, and Kiki trying to make it through Christmas while entertaining their own mothers. Jon Lucas and Scott Moore return as directors when the film comes to theaters November 3, 2017.
It's the 21st century. Robbing banks are totally 1800s. So when two brothers decide to pull off a heist, they pick a very unlikely target — the Charlotte Motor Speedway, home of the Coca-Cola 600. Directed by Steven Soderbergh, Logan Lucky stars Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, and comes to theaters August 18, 2017.
Losing his job was the best thing that ever happened to P.T. Barnum. The man who invented show business would go on to create a show that became the talk of the world and his most enduring legacy. Hugh Jackman stars in The Greatest Showman, a musical about the life and times Barnum & Bailey Circus founder P.T. Barnum.
You could run all over town looking for the best men's accessories around for Dad this Father's Day, or you could just go with a subscription to SprezzaBox. They simplify the shopping experience by shipping you a new box each month with around six new items that help put the finishing touches on a great look and all at a price that won't break the bank. A personal stylist tests out and hand-picks the items like ties, wallets, sunglasses, socks, and watches every month and subscriptions start at just $28 for over $100 in retail value. Quality, professional items are hand selected by an in-house stylist each month and shipped right to your door.
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The Casper mattress is obsessively designed, but it gets covered up most of the time. The Casper sheets let you enjoy the same engineering and aesthetic. Made from super soft Supima cotton, they're crisp and comfortable but also breathable and durable. Fine details like labels on the short sides of the fitted sheet, envelope-closures on the pillowcases, and hidden openings on the corners of the duvet cover make even the process of putting them on a delight. Each set includes flat and fitted sheets, pillowcases, and you can add a duvet cover.
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There's a story behind every story. Star Wars Forces of Destiny explores the stories that helped to shape the futures of characters like Rey, Jyn Erso, and Princess Leia. Star Wars Forces of Destiny comes to Disney's YouTube channel July 3rd, 2017.
This is what nightmares are made of — literally. A collaboration between horror movie composer Mark Korven and a guitar maker Tony Duggan-Smith, The Apprehension Engine is the most disturbing instrument on Earth. The device replaces overused digital samples with one-of-a-kind acoustic sounds to create nightmarish tones that truly tingle the spine.
What makes an NBA superstar? Being accurate from beyond the arc? Superb ball control? Defense? Hint — none of the above. It's all about the handshake. At the inaugural NBA awards, Drake and Will Ferrell opened the show with an intense session of handshake drills — and making fun of Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan's name.
Part sand castle and part roller coaster, this Lego City 9v train takes you on a mini vacay to the Outer Banks. The gravity-powred ride travels through a castle, a seashell forest, and a series of underground tunnels for a one-of-a-kind ride along the North Carolina coast.
Sometimes a Lamborghini just isn't enough car for your on-the-go lifestyle. Just ask pro skier Jon Olsson, who garaged his Huracan for a slightly modified Rolls Royce Wraith. Besides getting a couple extra seats, Jon went for a custom build by Absolut Motors that turned the comparatively staid coupe into 810 HP rallycross monster that boldly goes where no Rolls has gone before.
If you've missed any of the Game of Thrones trailers leading up to the seventh season, here's your chance to get caught all the way up. Sebastien Hughes took all the high points and put them together in one supercut that will tide you over until Game of Thrones is back on the air.
Everyone gets tired of cooking. When that happens, it's easier — and more fun — just to drink your meal. Babish celebrates cocktails on film with several special selections that are sure to make you forget all about slaving over a hot stove to make an exotic dish.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of auto racing's Triple Crown — along with the Monaco Grand Prix and the Indianapolis 500. Held annually since 1923 on the streets near Le Mans, France, the race is the oldest active endurance competition in the world. The speeds are high, with cars reaching over 230 MPH, but this gorgeous footage is slow — showing the precision required to thread some of the best corners on the track.
Bridging the gap between the stuff on store shelves and a trip to a custom tailor, INDOCHINO offers high-quality made to measure suits with amazing fit and feel. They take 14 measurements to create suits and shirts that fit and feel better than anything off the rack. And the fit isn't the only thing that will make you stand out, as INDOCHINO offers a great selection of fabrics and complimentary customization options — from lapels to linings and more — to personalize your look. The result is an investment-quality wardrobe that's far more attainable than traditional custom-tailored options and is much more affordable than just about any custom-fit suit on the market.
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You need a new pair of swim trunks this summer, so go with something stylish and well-made instead of something cheap that won't last through August. These Reversible Volley Swim Trunks from Penguin are an excellent choice, and they even give you a reversible option, so it's like you're getting two-for-one. They are solid on one side and feature a sunglasses pattern on the other. They come in a volley fit and are certain to be your go-to choice for plenty of summers to come.
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Don't blink. There are a lot of references in the title opening for HBO's Silicon Valley. From the obvious tech company logos to the tiny, extremely subtle references, unless you pause it repeatedly, you'd never know they were there. Shots Fired did it for you, breaking down each one with a great explanation.
Back when the WWE was the WWF, there was one man at the top of the rope — 16-time world champion "Nature Boy" Ric Flair. Widely considered to be one of the best pro wrestlers ever, the Nature Boy had swag to match his success and attitude. Ric joined up with Complex for a trip to Stadium Goods for some new footwear.
At 63, Jackie Chan is still the best at what he does. Based on the 1992 novel The Chinaman, Chan goes AWOL on Pierce Brosnan after his daughter is killed in a bombing — seeking revenge and roundhousing anyone who gets in his way. Headed by Casino Royale director Martin Campbell, the films is scheduled for release October 13, 2017.
Bright colors. Crazy Patterns. These bold graphics are what define '80s design and they can all be contributed to The Memphis Group. After their first show in 1981, the Milan-based design studio inspired a decade with their Postmodern furniture made from asymmetrical shapes and vibrant colors. Although their furniture never made it into anyone's homes, their influences can be seen throughout the era in everything from fashion to music.
In 1973, one of the most-watched sporting events in history took place — and it had nothing to do with the MLB, NBA, or NFL. It was a tennis match. Former top-ranked tennis player Bobby Riggs took on then-current World No. 1 female player Billie Jean King in what became known as "The Battle of the Sexes". When the match was over, it would kick off a global conversation on gender equality and reinvigorate the feminist movement. Starring Emma Sone and Steve Carell, Battle of the Sexes comes to theaters September 22, 2017.
Everyone knows the beloved children's character Winnie the Pooh, but what many people don't know is his origins. Directed by Simon Curtis, this story tells how A. A. Milne created the world of the Hundred Acre Woods, the willy, nilly silly old bear, and his human companion Christopher Robin — inspired by the author's own son. Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Will Tilston, the film is slated for release September 29, 2017.
It's one of the biggest mysteries in movies — what happened to Andy's dad, and where did Woody come from? Turns out that two people know. Pixar's Head Writer Joe Ranft, who was tragically killed in a car accident, told his friend toy buff Mike Mozart. Johnathon Carlin digs into the mystery and talks to Mike himself to found out the answers.
Somewhere in France, there are three guys riding downhill on homemade karts. With tire-shoe brakes at 50 MPH. This definitely falls under the "don't try this at home category", so we'll just have to be happy living vicariously from out much-safer office.
A 2016 report estimated that around 700,000 people die each year from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs". A large part of the blame goes to our massive overuse of antibiotics — from farm animals to overprescription. But Andrew Roberts is developing new tools to fight bacteria, by taking research out of the lab and crowd-sourcing swabs from filthy places.
It's really happening — Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Connor McGregor enter the ring on August 26, 2017 in Las Vegas. On one side, you have who is widely recognized to be one of the greatest pound-for-pound boxers in history with a 49-0 record. On the other, a mixed-martial artist with a killer instinct, lightning reflexes, and hands of stone. Already looking to be one of the biggest events in sports, McGregor-Mayweather might be the shot in the arm the flagging sport of boxing desperately needs.
Enjoy reality as you know it, because it isn't going to be around for long. Microsoft's augmented reality headset, HoloLens, has been in the hands of developers for over a year now, and the results have been impressive, to say the least. Abhishek Singh has taken the original Super Mario Bros. and brought it to the real world, recreating the game with the Unity engine and playing through the first level in NYC's Central Park.
Jeff Bauman lost his girlfriend. Trying to win her back, he lost legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Coming back to consciousness in the hospital, he's able to help identify one of the bombers, but can't come to terms with what's happened. Jake Gyllenhaal stars with Miranda Richardson Stronger, coming to theaters September 17, 2017.
In 2015 we saw the revival of the Camp Firewood gang in the Wet Hot American Summer prequel. Now Netflix is bringing back the campers for a ten-year reunion. The eight-episode series will see the return of originals Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, and Michael Ian Black — no Bradley Copper — to live up to their promise of a 9:30 meeting. Make it your beeswax to catch the premiere August 4, 2017.
With the upcoming release of the 20th anniversary edition of their seminal record OK Copmuter, Radiohead has been digging deep into their back catalog of unreleased tracks. Beginning with "I Promise", the band follows up with "Man of War", a track that dates to 1997s The Bends. OKNOTOK releases June 23, 2017 on XL Recordings.