In 2009, James Cameron released Avatar. The film was a box office success, even racking up three Academy Awards. WIth all of the things the movie did right, it managed to do one thing terribly, terribly wrong — their logo. Nearly eight years later, Ryan Gosling still can't come to terms with the disturbing font choice in this Saturday Night Live skit.
Love or hate him, Hugh Hefner helped touch off a revolution in the way America viewed sex. The founder of Playboy built an empire on nude women and a lifestyle straight out of 1930s Hollywood. In this 2008, Hefner sat down with The New York Times and discussed his life the magazine he created. Hugh Hefner was 91.
SimpliSafe teamed up with global design firm IDEO to create a home security experience more beautiful, powerful and intuitive than ever before. Rebuilt from the ground up with new safeguards to create a latticework of protection the new Simplisafe is half the size with double the range. It's also fifty percent louder, five times faster, and the system's wireless Keypad is soft, smooth and wakes with a touch. It's incredibly easy to set up in just a few minutes with no drilling, wiring or tools required and is offered at the same revolutionary price that made SimpliSafe the fastest growing home security company in the nation.
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Leaning on decades of audio experience, Grado took their time developing their first Bluetooth headphone. It was worth the wait. The GW100 delivers the effortless detail and power the brand is known for, using the same signature drivers. Their open-back design is a world first for Bluetooth headphones and has been built to reduce escaping sound by up to 60% compared to wired open-backs. And while the wires might be missing, Grado's timeless design language remains intact, ensuring they look great with any ensemble.
Wireless: Bluetooth 4.2 with apt-X / Battery Life: 15 hours / Frequency Response: 20Hz-20KHz / SPL 1mW: 99.8 dB / 3.5 cable with Remote and Mic included
1987. The Philadelphia Eagles were on the field against their bitter divisional rivals the Dallas Cowboys. Eagles coach Buddy Ryan had drawn up a brutal play with the goal of demoralizing the Cowboys more than gaining yardage. Eagles quarterback Randal Cunningham was under center for the execution, and what an execution it was. This is the story.
Having directed Monsters and Godzilla, Gareth Edwards is no stranger to intense visual effects. So when the director was picked to head the first standalone Star Wars film, expectations were high. Well he delivered with Rogue One earning an Oscar nomination for its visual effects. Industrial Light & Magic's London studio reveals just what went into creating the galaxy far, far away and how virtual reality played a role in the directing of the film.