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Your next Lyft will stop at Taco Bell on the way home

Your next Lyft will stop at Taco Bell on the way home The ride-hailing app will let you choose to stop at Taco Bell (and pay for your tacos through the app) on the way to your destination."We enjoy bringing new experiences to life for our passengers, and Taco Mode allows them to extend the night in a way that hasn't been done before,” Melissa Waters, Lyft's head of marketing, said in a statement.

Lego Boost can turn anyone into a robot genius

Lego Boost can turn anyone into a robot genius Getting started with Lego Boost is, in one way, at least, just as daunting as it would be with any other 847-piece Lego set.Normally, you’ll start by building and programming simple Lego robots and, with each success, the app guides you to progressively more complex projects and coding tasks.

'Game of Thrones' namedropped Aegon Targaryen a bunch this week, here's why

'Game of Thrones' namedropped Aegon Targaryen a bunch this week, here's why You might've caught Aegon Targaryen's name dropped a few times throughout "Stormborn," and it was no coincidence.But Dany should take note of Aegon's history lessons before making any rash decisions.

Check out what's coming to Netflix in August 2017

Check out what's coming to Netflix in August 2017 Netflix has been busy this year, and August is no exception.The streaming giant will add dozens of new television and film titles as well as new original dramas, comedies, and comedy specials.

Musician claps back at Ed Sheeran trolls, promises to play 'Shape of You' twice

Musician claps back at Ed Sheeran trolls, promises to play 'Shape of You' twice If you want to be down with Stormzy, then you have to respect his friend, Ed Sheeran.Ed has received a lot of heat from the online community, especially since his recent appearance on Game of Thrones.

Do Roku and Apple TV really speak film geek? We put voice search to the test for answers

Do Roku and Apple TV really speak film geek? We put voice search to the test for answers Cordcutters who use streaming media devices have turned binge watching into a high art, and with good reason.After testing the powers of some of the latest in voice search on streaming media devices, I think I have a few answers.

Copper Dreams Update #16

Copper Dreams Update #16 Whalenought Studios are back with a new Copper Dreams Kickstarter update.In it we learn that Joe, one of the developers, had to spend some time at the hospital, and if that's not a valid reason to delay rolling out the alpha version, I don't know what is.

One For My Baby: A Look Back at Fallout: New Vegas's Best Quest

One For My Baby: A Look Back at Fallout: New Vegas's Best Quest A PC Gamer editorial considers One For My Baby, a side quest in Fallout: New Vegas, to be a representative example of what made that game a worthy addition to the Fallout series, despite its departure from the isometric perspective and turn-based combat we all knew and loved.A few paragraphs to get you started:

Game show host loses her cool when everyone but contestants know the answer

Game show host loses her cool when everyone but contestants know the answer It's right in front of you!Why can't you see it?

Marine makes bucket list for dying dog who saved his life

Marine makes bucket list for dying dog who saved his life A US marine veteran has compiled a bucket list for his bomb-detection Labrador Cena, who later became his service dog, after a veterinarian told him the dog had just weeks left to live.Jeff De Young and Cena formed an unbreakable bond after they were paired in 2009 based on their personalities and deployed to Afghanistan.

We got a peek at the world's best airport's newest terminal

We got a peek at the world's best airport's newest terminal You don't get to be the world's best airport for five years running by resting on your laurels.The terminal's main design is inspired by the orchid, Singapore's national flower, and Changi placed petal designs everywhere, from the carpets to the ceilings.

Adorable kitten travels the world in an epic Photoshop battle

Adorable kitten travels the world in an epic Photoshop battle A picture of an adorable little kitten casually leaning on a car tire is a mood lifter on its own.It's even more joy inducing in a Photoshop battle.

Harvey Smith Interview on Creating Memorable Worlds

Harvey Smith Interview on Creating Memorable Worlds Harvey Smith, Arkane Studios' creative director, offers advice on how to create distinct and memorable universes in an interview with Gameindustry.biz, where he advocates taking familiar concepts and then adding exciting and unexpected twists to them.

Grim Dawn Grim Misadventures #123

Grim Dawn Grim Misadventures #123 The latest in the series of Grim Misadventures development updates for Crate Entertainment's Grim Dawn informs us that testing has officially begun on the upcoming expansion, with external testers already having access to roughly 50% of the expansion's content.Here's a bit more on that, along with a few words on the new Monster Infrequents headed our way:

New species of sunfish discovered by scientist in New Zealand

New species of sunfish discovered by scientist in New Zealand Of all things, Marianne Nyegaard didn't expect to find a new species of sunfish — the heaviest of all bony fishes.Previously undescribed, it's called the Hoodwinker Sunfish (Mola tecta).

Japanese beer giant is recognising employees' same-sex marriages, even though Japan doesn't

Japanese beer giant is recognising employees' same-sex marriages, even though Japan doesn't The second-largest beer producer in the country is one of the latest companies announcing a change in diversity guidelines to include LGBTQ employees.The guideline change came into effect on July 1, and will grant marriage benefits to employees with same-sex and common-law marriages, according to a press release picked up by SoraNews24.

Messy desktops are your worst nightmare or your shameful reality

Messy desktops are your worst nightmare or your shameful reality Those who tidy their computer desktops, and those who don't If your desktop is littered with digital rubble, take heart, you're far from alone.These photos of people's messy desktops are proof.

Elon Musk says Mark Zuckerberg has 'limited understanding' of AI

Elon Musk says Mark Zuckerberg has 'limited understanding' of AI Mark Zuckerberg just commented on artificial intelligence, saying people who warn of "doomsday scenarios" regarding AI are "pretty irresponsible.I think it's really negative and in some ways I actually think it is pretty irresponsible," Zuckerberg said.

Microsoft Paint is not being killed and people are thrilled

Microsoft Paint is not being killed and people are thrilled Guys, good news: Microsoft isn't actually going to kill its Paint app in the next update of Windows 10.0 drawing program, ended up on Microsoft's "Deprecated" list, as reported by The Guardian.

HTC now offers a souped up U11 flagship with 128GB of memory and 6GB of RAM

HTC now offers a souped up U11 flagship with 128GB of memory and 6GB of RAM Mere months after the launch of its U11 flagship, HTC has launched a more powerful version, one that sports 128GB of storage memory and 6GB of RAM.The new version is not entirely new, as the U11 with exactly those specs was initially available in Asia.