Animation’s new wave has creators ‘fighting the computer’ to make things weird

For two decades now, American computer-generated animated films have more or less followed a similar visual template. While their character designs aren’t necessarily hyper-realistic, everything else usually is, from the characters’ expressions and movements to the textures and effects, and especially the backgrounds and scenery. The bar for a good animated film used to be … Read more

Revolutionizing smartphone gaming, the OnePlus 10 Pro is in line with must-have smartphone gaming features

Advancing technology has made mobile phones an irreplaceable part of our daily lives for everything, right from work and multitasking to leisure and play. Mobile gaming especially forms a very big part of our daily lives today. It is, in fact, one of the fastest-growing industries overtaking both console and PC gaming, with the mobile … Read more

FDA Warns Patients About Some Prenatal Genetic Tests

The Food and Drug Administration warned expectant parents on Tuesday about the risk of false positive results from a booming line of prenatal blood tests that screen fetuses for rare genetic conditions. The notice followed a New York Times examination in January that reported on the incidence of false positive results in some of these … Read more

I Took My White Husband’s Last Name. I Didn’t Realize It Would Affect The Rest Of My Life.

I didn’t want to change my last name. I dragged my feet as a young 21-year-old bride, waging an internal battle between my desire to maintain my identity with the desire to embrace my new husband, which, tradition insisted, included his name. For months after our wedding, I fought the decision, playfully suggesting that my … Read more

The Real Housewives of Potomac star Ashley Darby shares eyebrow-raising songs

She announced her split from husband Michael Darby on Tuesday. And Ashley Darby posted two eyebrow-raising songs before news of the separation broke. The Real Housewives Of Potomac star, 33, shared the songs Sad Girlz Luv Money by Amaarae and Moliy and Go! by Common to her Instagram account. ‘I’m gonna get paid’: Ashley Darby … Read more

Why BeReal, a Social-Media App With No Photo Filters, Is Attracting Gen Z.

At a seemingly random point every 24 hours, Kevin Lee gets a notification to post a selfie. “Time to BeReal,” says the alert on his phone, and a two-minute countdown clock begins. Some mornings, the 27-year-old software engineer from Los Angeles receives the notification before he has gotten out of bed. “I look terrible. But … Read more