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‘Doctor Who’ Underrated Villain of the Week: Werewolf

You know Daleks and Davros and Missy the Master, Angels and Silence hell-bent on disaster. But do you recall the most underrated Doctor Who villains of all? Each week, I will dig into the depths of the Whoniverse to examine one rejected, misjudged, or altogether forgotten big bad. And this slobbering shapeshifter is not something you want to meet in a dark alley. Lupine Wavelength Haemovariform (via BBC) WEREWOLF First appearance: “The Grea...
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Plaza Hotel Celebrates ‘Home Alone 2’ With Kevin McAllister Experience

Plaza Hotel Celebrates 'Home Alone 2' With Kevin McAllister Experience - Geek.com *Cue scream* (via 20th Century Fox) It’s been 25 years since Kevin McAllister wreaked havoc on the Plaza Hotel in Home Alone 2. And now you can, too . To celebrate its prominent role in the 1992 film, Midtown Manhattan’s famed luxury lodging is offering fans the opportunity to “Live Like Kevin.” Rates start at $895 (only slightly less than the $967 Kevin spent...
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The Big Yellow School Bus is Going Green

Automotive manufacturing giant Diamler proudly unveiled a new addition to its expansive roster this week. And while it’s not exactly Magic, there is something special about this particular school bus. It’s electrified. Daimler subsidiary Thomas Built Buses calls their slick new ride Jouley (see what they did there?). It’s got room for 85 passengers and a battery pack with enough capacity to to drive 100 miles on a single charge. Thomas offe...
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Star Wars Battlefront II Can’t Resist the Force of Nostalgia

Let’s get one thing out of the way. I don’t care about the multiplayer, arguably the biggest part, of Star Wars Battlefront II . I don’t really enjoy online shooters and the first game’s focus on multiplayer exclusively is what kept me from touching it, even if you could play as Emperor Sheev Palpatine . So if you’re looking for an exhaustive review of that part of the game, I can’t really give it to you. Plus, reviewing the performance of ...
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The Exorcist Gives Us Time To Breathe, but Not Much

The last couple episodes of The Exorcist have been unrelenting and terrifying. Most of this season has, really. That’s one of the reasons it’s been even better than it’s surprisingly strong first season. It’s even clearer now that the people running the show get horror. More importantly, they know how to make horror work on TV. As much fun as the constant scares have been, a good horror movie knows it needs its slow moments. The scares are ...
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New Device Heals Wounds, Replaces Stitches, Staples

New Device Heals Wounds, Replaces Stitches, Staples - Geek.com Source: Micromend, KitoTech Medical You ever watch old science fiction movies and shows and marvel at how they handle medical things? Quick zap and boom! Your injury is all healed up. Well, unfortunately, we don’t live in that utopia yet, but a Seattle startup wants to get us a bit closer. microMend, from KitoTech Medical, is, in essence, a specialized doodad that attaches to yo...
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Sheep Learn to Recognize Barack Obama, Emma Watson

Sheep Learn to Recognize Barack Obama, Emma Watson - Geek.com Baa-ram-ewe (via magnus114/Pixabay) Stay on target Here’s looking at ewe. Scientists at the University of Cambridge trained sheep to recognize human faces from photographs. As part of a larger study monitoring the animals’ cognitive abilities, researchers from the Department of Physiology, Development, and Neuroscience coached eight sheep (aged seven to eight) to identify famous ...
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SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth Gaming Headset Does What Switch Nintendon’t

If sales and review scores are any indications, lots of folks seem to love the Nintendo Switch  and its growing library of games. But if there is one glaring flaw with the console/handheld hybrid we can all easily agree upon, it’s that the voice chat solution is pretty terrible  even by Nintendo’s low standards. Connecting a headset calls for a spaghetti bowl of wires if you want to hear game audio and listen to friends. Meanwhile, the requ...
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Get Away From It All in Sustainable ‘Living Vehicle’

Get Away From It All in Sustainable 'Living Vehicle' - Geek.com Blend in with your surroundings (via Hofmann Architecture) Stay on target Glamping has never been so stylish: The Living Vehicle mobile home makes it easy to get away from it all with style and sustainability. Designed by architect Matthew Hofmann to maintain environmental and social stability, the trailer can support two people living off the grid for approximately one month a...
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The Best Cartoon Network Funko Pops!

The Best Cartoon Network Funko Pops! - Geek.com Stay on target Cartoon Network is home to several excellent shows, like Adventure Time, Steven Universe, Regular Show and more. It’s a regular cavalcade of amazing animation. Now you can take home your favorite characters in the form of these Funko Pop vinyls. Whether you love Finn and Jake, the Crystal Gems, or the Teen Titans, there’s an awesome Pop in this list waiting for you to discover i...
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