leegovatos.com’s Saved Items http://www.leegovatos.com/fever Shaun Inman’s Fever http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Star Cloud PCG61 mini PC launches for $149 and up, runs Ubuntu or Windows]]> Star Cloud PCG61 mini PC launches for $149 and up, runs Ubuntu or Windows

Chinese device maker Mele’s latest mini-computer is a fanless desktop PC with an Intel Celeron N3150 Braswell quad-core processor, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac WiFi, and a starting price of $149.

The computer’s available from AliExpress for $149 and up… but the entry-level price will only get you a barebones model. You’ll have to pay extra if you want memory, storage, and an operating system: there are models available with Ubuntu 16.04 or Windows 10.

Continue reading Star Cloud PCG61 mini PC launches for $149 and up, runs Ubuntu or Windows at Liliputing.

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<![CDATA[The Eggs of the Rancher]]> 605titlehuevos

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<![CDATA[Kodansha To Publish Deluxe Ghost In The Shell, Right-To-Left, In Time For The Movie]]> CoEi3XSW8AALBFqKodansha Comics announced at San Diego Comic-Con that it will release a deluxe edition of Ghost in the Shell in 2017, 1, 1.5 and 2, alongside the upcoming live-action movie release in March.

This will be the first time that an English publication of the famous manga will be in right-to-left format, uncut with the original Japanese sound effects.

The comic was previously published in English by Dark Horse Comics and then again by Kodansha.

 

And, to match Kodansha will also collect the  six hardcover volumes of Akira, also right-to-left and with original effects, in a new box set.

Image by Deb Aoki.

 

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<![CDATA[What to look for in a good cheap briefcase or work bag]]> What to look for in a good cheap briefcase or work bag | Dappered.com

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<![CDATA[If War Is Hell, Then Coffee Has Offered U.S. Soldiers Some Salvation]]> "Nobody can soldier without coffee," a Union cavalryman wrote in 1865. Hidden Kitchens looks at three American wars through the lens of coffee: the Civil War, Vietnam and Afghanistan.

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<![CDATA[The Case Against The Shirley Temple (The Drink)]]> Author and cocktail enthusiast Wayne Curtis wrote an article called "Shirley Temples Are Destroying America's Youth." He talks about why he hates Shirley Temples — the drink, not the person.

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<![CDATA[First Impressive Trailer for the X-Men Marvel Series LEGION]]>

During the Marvel: Cup O'Joe panel at Comic-Con, the studio premiered the first trailer for their FX X-Men-inspired series Legion. The show actually looks like it could be pretty awesome! I really enjoyed what I saw in this trailer.

The series focuses on a character named David Haller, who has struggled with mental illness since he was a teenager. "Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real."

Haller is also known as Legion, and he is the son of Gabrielle Haller and Charles Xavier in the comics. He's a pretty powerful mutant who is one of the founders of X-Men. One of the things I like about the character most is that his mutant powers are controlled separately by his different personalities, which makes him incredibly unique.

Legion comes from Fargo creator Noah Hawley and stars Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Jean Smart, Aubrey Plaza, Jeremie Harris, Amber Midthunder, Katie Aselton, and Bill Irwin. The series will eventually premiere on FX, and I'll definitely be checking it out.

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<![CDATA[Now You Can Make Your Selfies More Interesting With Prisma On Android]]>

If you’ve been seeing selfies of your friends that look like paintings, don’t worry. Your friends haven’t magically become artists overnight (most likely). Prisma—an app that turns your photos into paintings—has been blowing up over the past couple weeks on Apple devices, and it’s now available for Android.

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<![CDATA[Expanding On The Expanse Season 2]]> TheExpanseSyfy’s The Expanse is gearing up for its second season with the Martians taking front and center with the opening sequence of the new season set to feature the Martian badass Bobbie Draper played by newcomer to the show Frankie Adams.

The panel hosted by show super fan and science fiction aficionado Adam Savage started with a video clip describing the job requirements for being on the show.  It was a cute video that covered things like being able to handle zero gravity by way of wires, making coffee, and in the case of Shohreh Aghdashloo’s character Chrisjen Avasarala saying the word “Shit” in the most satisfying way you will ever hear.

The writers of the show asked about the work that they put in to make science and space work as a character in the show as well as a backdrop.  They talked about how they wanted the technology of the world to take a step back and be more like the wallpaper so that the story can focus on the people.  As a result they get to avoid the science fiction trope of having technology solve all problems of things like space flight and makes for a richer more compelling story.

The diversity of the cast came up a lot as the panel progressed with the cast talking about the fact that there is no racism in the show but planetism.  It’s very much about the Earthers v. the Martians v. the Belters.  Each group is just made up of humans with a mixtures of backgrounds that in our real world constructs are seen as races.  In the show everyone is Human and the cultural identities that define them come from the planet they were born on and not pigmentation.

If you have not yet caught up with The Expanse you can do so with the Syfy app.

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<![CDATA[For Japanese Parents, Gorgeous Bento Lunches Are Packed With High Stakes]]> It's cute ... but is it too much cultural pressure?

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<![CDATA[What the Hell Is This Freaky Mutant Google's AI Made?]]>

Look at the dog-hand. Look at it.

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<![CDATA[NYC Looks Like an Amazing Acid Trip in This Stunning Video]]>
NYC Looks Like an Amazing Acid Trip in This Stunning Video

When you put footage of New York City through a neural network, you get a city that looks like beautiful, moving artwork. Danil Krivoruchko and his team started shooting the city with an iPhone 6 in 240fps but completely transformed the footage in post processing and the results are hypnotic.

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<![CDATA[Why You Should Always Put Your Oxygen Mask on First]]>
Why You Should Always Put Your Oxygen Mask on First

“I don’t want to die.”That’s what Destin from Smarter Every Day says as his oxygen level drops dangerously low and yet he’s completely unable to put his oxygen mask back on to save himself because his brain isn’t functioning properly.

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<![CDATA[What Happens at Comic-Con and Why It’s Awesome]]>

San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing this weekend. Amidst the flood of trailers, posters, action figures, and panels, it’s worth taking a step back to appreciate just what SDCC is and why it’s so impressive that it exists at all.

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<![CDATA[The Fan-Made Sonic Game That Won't Die]]>

When Doom was released in 1993 it was an undeniable boon to the game modding community, and among the many fan projects built on its bones was Sonic Robo Blast 2. Its slippery physics recalled the most celebrated Sonic titles and Doomguy’s inhumanly fast movement meshed perfectly with a a franchise all about speed. Development first began in 1998, and hasn’t really stopped since. Unlike many of Doom’s dusty one-off level mods, SRB’s most recent patch came in May of this year. After almost two decades, the game isn’t just surviving—it’s thriving.

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<![CDATA[Volleyball]]> ]]> http://imgur.com/gallery/yEZdmi9 747624@leegovatos.com/fever Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:20:24 GMT <![CDATA[These Deadly Underground Methane Bubbles Look Deceptively Fun]]>

These soft patches of grass in Siberia look like a cool trampoline, but are actually concealing dangerous bubbles of methane. It’s probably a good thing the guy didn’t shoot the bubble at the end.

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<![CDATA[Three Tips to Help You Cut Down On Magazine Clutter]]>

If you still enjoy reading non-digital magazines, you probably know they can become a clutter nuisance if left unattended. The beautiful photos, glossy pages, and book-like form makes it easier to get attached to them. These tips will help you prune your collection, while saving the stuff you love.

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<![CDATA[Fantasia Fest: Beware THE LURE’s Disco Mermaids]]>

They're man-eaters.

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<![CDATA[Video: Matt Damon Shares Hilarious Moment With John Malkovich During ROUNDERS]]>

Is there any doubt that John Malkovich is one of the greatest living actors of our time? Not only is he charismatic in some of our favorite films, but he's also just as great off set apparently. In an interview with BBC, Matt Damon shares a hilarious story from the set of his poker film Rounders, and an important lesson Malkovich taught him early in his career.

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<![CDATA[The Way You Cut Vegetables Changes Their Flavor]]>

I’m the kind of person who proceeds to throw vegetables in a food processor, hit pulse, and write it off as done. (It’s why I’m not a cook.) However, the way you cut vegetables can really impact their flavors and tastes. Here’s why.

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<![CDATA[This Flashlight Can Also Charge Your Phone and Jump Start Your Car]]>

We’re no strangers to portable car jump starter/USB battery pack combos around these parts, but this new model from Aukey is unique in its ultra-compact, flashlight-like design. In addition to its 12,000mAh USB power bank, it can put out 400 peak amps through a set of included jumper cables, which should be sufficient to start most standard car engines.

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<![CDATA[Fire Up the Grill for a Mexican Grilled Corn Fiesta]]>

Grilled corn is great — sweet, juicy and crunchy — but Mexican corn is a-maize-ing. Unique flavor combinations like lime butter, queso fresco and a kick of cayenne pepper (pictured above) elevate classic grilled corn on the cob into summer must-haves. Check out more corny recipes below.

Grilled Corn Skewers with Chipotle-Cilantro Butter

Bobby Flay’s grilled corn skewers are a perfect bite for a day by the pool. Fire up the grill and enjoy smoky, buttery goodness without all the mess.

Grilled Corn Salsa

Pair crunchy tortilla chips with this sweet and tangy salsa. Grilled corn, tomatoes, onions and basil mingle in an olive oil-vinegar blend for a refreshing dip.

Corn Chowder with Chili Powder and Cotija Cheese

Bacon lovers, rejoice! This creamy chowder mixes smoky pork with sweet corn. Top with Cotija cheese and lime juice for a classic blend of Mexican flavors.

Mexican Street Corn

Give hot dog carts a break and indulge in a delicious Mexican street staple juicy corn on the cob with chili-lime mayo.

Mexican Corn Pancakes

Bobby dishes up Mexican brunch with these fluffy corn pancakes topped with goat cheese, caramelized bananas and crunchy walnuts.

Get more Mexican-inspired recipes.

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<![CDATA[Aiptek iBeamBlock is a modular mini PC, projector, and battery]]> Aiptek iBeamBlock is a modular mini PC, projector, and battery

As tech components get smaller and smaller, you can cram a lot of things into a tiny space. A few days ago I highlighted a new mini-desktop computer that also has a 7 inch touchscreen display and battery that lets you use it like a tablet… and a built-in projector that lets you display movies, presentations, games or anything else on a screen.

But Aiptek has a different solution: The iBeamBlock a modular system that lets you buy just the components you need.

Continue reading Aiptek iBeamBlock is a modular mini PC, projector, and battery at Liliputing.

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<![CDATA[DeNiro Trains A Boxing Legend In The First HANDS OF STONE Trailer]]>

The story of the guy who trained the guy who said "no mas".

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<![CDATA[Snotgirl #1: Bryan Lee O’Malley Is Back With A Surprising Read]]> We’ve been hearing about Snotgirl for a few months now, and she’s finally arrived. From Image Comics, written by Bryan Lee O’Malley, with art by Leslie HungSnotgirl #1 starts off by immersing us in a world filled with trendy names, blogs, iced coffees, and bright colors.

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Main character, Lottie Person appears to be a flawless fashionista, but in all reality she has horrible allergies that no one knows about. Allergies that literally make her nostrils fountains of boogers. Pretty picture, huh? Well, it’s the truth and you’ll see so for yourself. As I read through the comic I found myself amused. I knew what I was getting into with the content of the story centering around a popular blogger and enjoyed the character development. Lottie’s narration is amusing and her explanation of the people in her life makes for a comical experience. While I grew up around a lot of “texting language,” I very much appreciated Bryan including a little bit of an explanation for the dialogue.

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Bryan Lee O’Malley is known for his series Scott Pilgrim and Seconds, both works that I thoroughly enjoyed. I think that Lottie is a bit different from the characters featured in those stories, but they could definitely all hang out in a bar together. As you read through the first issue you may find yourself wondering when the plot is going to reveal itself, or if it’s just going to be a whole lot of internal dialogue about Lottie’s surroundings. I’m going to urge you to have more faith in master writer Bryan. The end of this comic made me exclaim “Wow!” because I truly didn’t expect such a surprising cliffhanger. With that said, I absolutely cannot wait for the next issue. Be sure to pick up Snotgirl #1 from your local comic book store today.

Snotgirl #1: Bryan Lee O’Malley Is Back With A Surprising Read

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<![CDATA[24 Reasons GALAXY QUEST and 2009's STAR TREK Are The Same Movie]]>

Our love for Galaxy Quest is well-documented here on the site. It's one of the best science fiction movies of the past twenty years, and it's a terrific parody of Star Trek. A new video from CouchTomato shows just how many things J.J. Abrams' 2009 Star Trek reboot has in common with Galaxy Quest, and you can check them out below.

Trivia: Galaxy Quest was close to getting a sequel on Amazon, but Alan Rickman's death stopped it in its tracks. You can read more about that here.

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<![CDATA[Batman v Superman Gets An Honest Trailer]]> Kind of surprised this wasn’t out before. The Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Honest Trailer from Screen Junkies. Ironic that a film that pits two of DC’s biggest heroes against each other was so divisive among fans and critics. They don’t pull any punches in this video, pointing out the good and the bad starting with Zack Snyder’s aptly named production company: Cruel and Unusual Films.

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<![CDATA[A Hilarious and NSFW Summary of Every Harem Anime Ever]]>

Have you ever seen an anime where it seems all that happens is one guy gets a ton of unwanted attention from a bunch of oversexed teenage girls? That's what they call a "Harem" in the anime business. The type of show is typically for horny teens who have horny fantasies and know in the back of their minds stuff like this really doesn't happen but desperately hope it does.

I won't lie, I liked Tenchi Muyo back in the day, but now as a man grown, I can't bring myself to watch these anymore out of shame. This parody pretty much summarizes every one you'll ever see anyway. Truly well done...and a bit NSFW, so maybe don't watch it with your child on your lap?

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<![CDATA[STAR TREK BEYOND Tied With FIRST CONTACT For Second-Most Critically Acclaimed STAR TREK Film]]>

It would appear that the poor reception to early trailers did not affect critics' views of Star Trek Beyond. According to Rotten Tomatoes, the film currently is tied with Star Trek: First Contact in terms of critical reviews with a 93% "Fresh" rating. As high as it is, that's still two percentage points off the rebooted 2009 version, which sits at a 95% approval:

I've only heard good things so far, and we'll be seeing it tonight all as a big group at the Comic-Con world premiere, so I'll be able to confirm it to you guys myself soon enough!

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