Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Explores Kylo’s ‘Nakedness’ With Rey

Maybe the title is literal…Image: Disney The door isn’t totally closed, folks. Rey may have physically and metaphorically cut herself off from Kylo Ren at the end of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but further developing their “complicated relationship” is still a big part of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. In an interview with…

Reddit widens its anti-harassment policies to enable swifter crackdowns

The site will also start looking into harassment reports from observers, not just the victims. An “improved” machine learning system will better prioritize and organize reports, but humans will still be responsible for making decisions. It’ll take some time to “fully enforce” the new measures. However, the crackdown has already affected a number of subreddits,…

Hyundai hires a NASA engineer to run its new ‘flying car’ division

According to Hyundai, the UAM sector is expected to grow to $1.5 trillion within the next 20 years. But Hyundai is far from the first to announce UAM plans. Uber is working on a flying taxi with Bell. Volocopter has an 18-rotor autonomous air taxi. Lilium’s flying taxi may carry as many as five passengers,…

Here’s What the Most Recent FBI Crime Stats Can Actually Tell Us

Police officers patrol the BP gas station following a shooting death by police August 15, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Photo: Darren Hauck / Getty On Monday, the FBI released its latest “Crime in the United States” figures, a closely watched (albeit historically problematic) data set that relies on the voluntary reporting of thousands of law…

U.S. Workers Are Getting Less Sleep Than 10 Years Ago, Study Finds

That many people don’t get enough sleep is hardly news, but a recent study suggests that sleep deprivation is getting worse in the U.S., especially for people with high-pressure jobs in medicine, law enforcement, and transportation. There’s been plenty of research suggesting that people generally aren’t getting as much sleep as they ought to be….

The 10 Best Deals of September 30, 2019

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.    We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today. Head over to our main post for more deals, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a chance…

Twitter rolls out filter for potentially offensive DMs

The expansion comes as part of a wider effort to curb abuse that includes reply moderation. It won’t stop some of the worst offenders, such as those who intend to carry out threats whether or not you read their DMs. It should, however, give you a way to leave your message inbox open to people…

Amazon may may offer cashierless Go tech to movie theaters and stadiums

The sources who spoke to CNBC say Amazon sees the partnerships as a way to build out its retail presence faster and cheaper than it has done so far. The company also reportedly views the move as a potential way to boost the amount of money it makes off its Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud…

No One Wants My Hot Dog Salad

I’m sorry.Photo: Bryan Menegus (Gizmodo) Genius often goes unappreciated in its time. Van Gogh died penniless. Galileo lived his final years under house arrest. And several of my (otherwise talented) colleagues rejected the very blog post you’re currently reading: a blog post about hot dog salad. Yes, a Google search for “hot dog salad” will…