Today's Best Media Deals: The Hobbit Limited Edition Trilogy and More

The Hobbit Limited Edition Motion Picture Blu-ray+Digital 3D Trilogy is $48 today (down from $100!). One does not simply say no to this deal. [The Hobbit: Motion Picture Trilogy, $48] » 6/03/15 9:45am Today 9:45am

Chimps Would Totally Cook If Only We Made Ape-Friendly Easy Bake Ovens

For a long time, the only two things that have really separated humans from apes is our ability to make fire and and our propensity towards french fries. Turns out that chimpanzees likely possess both these qualities as well, thanks to a study that claims they have the “desire” to cook. » 6/03/15 2:00am Today 2:00am

The Short That Aired With Star Wars Is Getting Its Own Movie Remake

If you saw The Empire Strikes Back in Europe or Australia, you also got to see the 25-minute short Black Angel. If you didn’t catch it then, you may have seen it when it resurfaced online last month. And if you still haven’t seen it, maybe a new, full-length version will be more your speed. » 6/02/15 10:00pm Yesterday 10:00pm

Tuesday Game Room: Into The Nexus Edition

A new MOBA enters the fray this week, and it’s from the studio that helped popularise the genre all those years ago in the first place. Will Heroes of the Storm leave a mark against the likes of DOTA 2 and League of Legends this week? Get ready to push lanes and talk games in this week’s Tuesday Game Room! » 6/03/15 12:00am Today 12:00am

The Biggest Question About "Diverse Books": Diverse To Whom?

The #WeNeedDiverseBooks hashtag and campaign have sparked some amazing conversations recently. There was a panel at BookCon (which Tor.com summarizes), a roundtable discussion at Book Smugglers, and a BEA Panel (which Cecilia Tan summarizes.) And one participant brings up an excellent question: Diverse from whose… » 6/02/15 6:14pm Yesterday 6:14pm

Minna Limon, A Fucking Adorable — And Versatile — Vibrator

If Crave’s Flex is the Linux of vibrators, with its long menu of settings and programmable waveforms, Minna Life’s Limon is more like a slimmed down iPhone app. It lets you change just one variable – the strength of the buzz – with an equally simple and intuitive method: how hard you squeeze. » 6/02/15 8:01pm Yesterday 8:01pm