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Tiny Goggles Turn Nintendo’s R.O.B. Accessory Into the Worst Smartphone-Controlled Personal Assistant

To help sell people on its new console after the 1983 video game crash, Nintendo branded the NES as a complete “Entertainment System”, which included a robotic accessory that could play along with gamers. Thirty years later, some hackers at Croxel have found a clever way to revive that long-forgotten accessory.

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Facebook Exec Defends Breitbart’s Inclusion in News Tab, Says Facebook Also Has ‘Far Left’ News

Facebook recently announced that white supremacist propaganda site Breitbart would be considered a “high quality” news source on its platform, leading to complaints that Facebook was legitimizing hate. But it’s fine, according to one Facebook executive who gave an interview at the Code Media conference in Los Angeles…

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A Black Widow Star Discusses the ‘Very Painful’ Film

Disney is doing some shuffling of its newly-acquired Fox animated projects. She-Hulk and Star Wars writer Charles Soule gets an exciting movie deal. Plus what’s to come on The Flash, Van Helsing, Mr. Robot, and more. Spoilers are a go!

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Manta Rays and Whale Sharks Are Consuming a Staggering Amount of Plastic

Manta rays and whale sharks are among the largest filter-feeding fishes on the planet. To power their bulk, they sieve massive quantities of plankton out of the water. But new research off the coast of Indonesia suggests their meals come with an unwanted garnish: an alarming amount of plastic waste.

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