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10 epic sci-fi novels you should read before they become blockbusters

10 epic sci-fi novels you should read before they become blockbusters It’s a good time to be a fan of science-fiction movies.In that vein, we’ve compiled a list of some of the sci-fi stories that currently have big-screen adaptations in various stages of development, so you can get an early peek at the next big things hitting theaters.

Shape-shifting walls allow Korean teachers flexibility in their lesson plan

Shape-shifting walls allow Korean teachers flexibility in their lesson plan Ask someone of their time spent at elementary school and you are likely to hear similar stories of boring classrooms lined with row after row of tiny desks.Because of this, the renown architecture firm Daniel Valle Architects took to the task of remodeling a South Korean elementary school to feature something spectacular: Shape-shifting walls.

Give your beer better head (really) with That UltraBeer Thing

Give your beer better head (really) with That UltraBeer Thing It’s called That UltraBeer Thing, because when you’re enjoying a cold one (or two or three), you’re probably not articulate enough to call it much else.The portable beer improver is a handheld device that you stick into your glass of ale, lager, etc.

Light up your home by whistling at this lamp

Light up your home by whistling at this lamp The lamp itself was likely designed with the upmarket in mind — it’s visually appealing while at the same time providing the functionality of, well, a basic lamp.When you look at it, it doesn’t really remind you of a lamp, which is probably the point.

The best underwater hotels: Rock bottom never looked so good

The best underwater hotels: Rock bottom never looked so good The underwater suites are large enough to accommodate two adults and two children, or three adults and a single child, per the official website.Unlike the aforementioned underwater hotels, the Mantra Resort is a freestanding, floating, and private suite.

Your sweet tooth will thank you — meet Amazon’s Prime Surprise Sweets

Your sweet tooth will thank you — meet Amazon’s Prime Surprise Sweets In that case, say hello to Amazon’s newest Dash button — Prime Surprise Sweets.A surprise box of sweet treats that you can get delivered right to your door within two days.

Joining Coke and Visa as major Olympic sponsors is Alibaba, the Chinese tech giant

Joining Coke and Visa as major Olympic sponsors is Alibaba, the Chinese tech giant At the World Economic Forum this week in Davos, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Alibaba Group announced the formation of a long-term partnership that will last through 2028.“We are proud to support Olympic Agenda 2020, using our innovations and technologies to help evolve the Olympic Games for the digital era.

Never lose your data: Here's how to back up your Apple Watch

Never lose your data: Here's how to back up your Apple Watch No one likes to lose data, so in this guide we’re going to look at how to back up an Apple Watch.When you back up your iPhone, all your Apple Watch data will be backed up as well.

‘Star Trek Discovery’ faces another delay

‘Star Trek Discovery’ faces another delay We all know the famous saying from the classic Star Trek series: “Where no man has gone before.The newest entry in the beloved sci-fi franchise is Star Trek Discovery, and it was set to “boldly go” this month.

Planning your next silent rave? New music app Vertigo may come in handy

Planning your next silent rave? New music app Vertigo may come in handy The new app understands the transcendent power of music, and what better way to connect with your friends across the world (or across the room) than by sharing a tune?With $10 million in funding under its belt, Vertigo clearly has proven its potential to investors.

Let your inner child (and artist) run free with Color by Disney, a new adult coloring app

Let your inner child (and artist) run free with Color by Disney, a new adult coloring app This week, the company released Color by Disney — a new app that combines adult coloring books with technology.Whether you’re nine or 99, if you’re an (aspiring) artist, you’ll be able to make use of Color by Disney.

Kickstarter has pulled the plug on

Kickstarter has pulled the plug on If you can swipe right on a potential partner or your next pet, you should be able to swipe right on your next child … right?If that sounds sketchy, you’re not alone in thinking so; shortly after its Kickstarter campaign went live, the crowdfunding platform pulled the plug on the whole thing.

Sears sets sights on connected homes, leverages familiarity with new KCD brand

Sears sets sights on connected homes, leverages familiarity with new KCD brand Meet the new brand, same as the old brands.holding company that owns the Sears and Kmart retail chains, has repurposed and combined three of its best-known product names — Kenmore, Craftsman, and DieHard — into the new KCD brand for connected products, according to Twice.

Pixar unveils Easter eggs connecting all its titles

Pixar unveils Easter eggs connecting all its titles To eagle-eyed fans however, they are the little inside references stuck in the most random of places in movies, video games, television shows, and more.includes a Jesse doll from Toy Story 2, as well as a clownfish that looks a lot like Nemo from Finding Nemo.

CBS and Paramount resolve ‘Star Trek’ fan film suit

CBS and Paramount resolve ‘Star Trek’ fan film suit It’s been a busy week in the world of Trek.The new CBS All Access series Star Trek Discovery is once again going to miss its start date, and now the rights holders of the actual franchise have settled what could have been a very long and messy lawsuit.

Polk’s magical Magnifi Mini defies its size with explosive sound befitting your big screen

Polk’s magical Magnifi Mini defies its size with explosive sound befitting your big screen Polk Audio’s teensy, tiny Magnifi Mini doesn’t look much like a traditional soundbar — more like a sound brick, or maybe a sound stub.Yet, in many ways the Magnifi Mini embodies what soundbars are all about.

Wirelessly use old wired devices with this Aukey Bluetooth transmitter & receiver

Wirelessly use old wired devices with this Aukey Bluetooth transmitter & receiver With a Bluetooth audio transmitter and receiver like this Aukey model, you can stream music from your wired devices to and from Bluetooth devices without any messy/unsightly cables to set up.The Aukey Bluetooth Transmitter & Receiver, currently marked down 46 percent to only $15, is a dual-functioning Bluetooth device.

The best thing to come out of your toaster isn’t toast — it’s bacon

The best thing to come out of your toaster isn’t toast — it’s bacon The best thing since sliced bread isn’t toasted bread.Or rather, a toaster for bacon — because sometimes, putting slabs of meat in a frying pan is just asking too much.

The Prius Prime is Toyota’s most advanced plug-in hybrid ever

The Prius Prime is Toyota’s most advanced plug-in hybrid ever The Prime is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) with an estimated range of 615 miles on the hybrid system and 25 miles in EV mode, for a total of 640 miles.The Prime’s plug-in hybrid system uses a dual-motor drivetrain, a first for a Prius.

How to get every costume in ‘Gravity Rush 2’

How to get every costume in ‘Gravity Rush 2’ Read on to find out how to collect all of Kat’s costumes in Gravity Rush 2.It will look familiar to Gravity Rush fans.