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A new ‘Lost in Space’ series coming to Netflix



Danger, nostalgia haters!

The streaming giant that brought back Arrested Development, rebooted Full House and is giving you four Gilmore Girls mini-movies is now setting its eyes on Lost in Space.

Netflix has announced it has given a 10-episode order to Lost in Space, based on the 1960s sci-fi TV series of the same name.

A.I. robot’s blinking capability malfunctions after too much eye contact



Even robots need a day off.

Jia Jia, China’s most famous humanoid robot, who has the ability to blink and nod, malfunctioned on Sunday after a tedious day of work.

According to CCTV News, the lifelike Jia Jia was somewhat of a celebrity at the Summer Davos Forum, an event that’s part of the World Economic Forum which is currently being held in Tianjin, China.

However, the work of greeting guests eager to get…

Genius invention will give you an actual stress-free day at the beach



Beach season is finally here — but let’s not forget about the stressful responsibility of keeping track of your seaside valuables.

Enter the Beach Vault: a simple invention that allows you to safely and subtly store items under your towel and pillow — which are included with your purchase.

Husband and wife team Krystal V. DaCunha and Marcal DaCunha invented the Beach Vault after a moment of personal inspiration.

“We were driving home from the…

On North West’s third birthday, we honor her growing personal brand



Three years have passed since North West was born, and she is somehow yet to be corrupted by the craziness that surrounds her.

Despite being half-Kim and half-Kanye, North West

Gladiator groomsmen show up, six packs and all, to collect the bride



SINGAPORE — Now that’s a sight to behold.

This picture of Zachary Lee and his band of groomsmen is making its rounds online. On May 28, Lee showed up on the morning of his wedding day at his bride’s house, accompanied by

Philips’ new smart toothbrush brings a lot of bells and whistles to your bathroom



Philips announced a new Sonicare electric toothbrush called the FlexCare Platinum Connected, which connects to your smartphone. It’s a smart toothbrush, and it claims to help you make sure you’re brushing your teeth as well as you can.

The toothbrush, slated to come out in July, is one of a handful of smart toothbrushes that have come out or been announced over the past couple years. Most of them have similar goals of making sure you…

Smart suitcase ‘climbs’ stairs with built-in tracks



There have been many “smart luggage” companies started in recent years, and the innovations are mostly the same: an in-suitcase device charger, a weight scale and location tracking.

The founders of TraxPack are trying to do something a bit different, however, launching a Kickstarter Tuesday for a smart suitcase that — in addition to the usual bells and whistles — makes it easier to go up and down stairs.

Bezos to billionaires: Skip the revenge plots and get thicker skin



Gawker Media may have a surprising ally: Jeff Bezos seems to think Peter Thiel’s decade-long vendetta against the gossip blog is a waste of energy.

In conversation with Walt Mossberg at the annual Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California Tuesday evening, the Amazon founder was frank when asked about the high-profile dispute between the digital media company and the Silicon Valley billionaire.

Although he…

A new app wants to help you beat the credit card companies



Our increasingly automated world should make driving safer. It could also make things safer for your checkbook.

And just like with cars, it takes a healthy amount of trust to let the machines take over.

Uber and Foursquare team up to make it easier to find your destination



Uber will soon be a lot better at finding your destination.

The ride hailing company has inked a new deal with Foursquare to use its location information to make Uber’s app better at finding the addresses of specific locations.

Under the new deal, Uber’s app will incorporate Foursquare’s Places data so that riders can find the addresses for exact locations by only typing in the restaurant or venue name.