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Pixar’s original Cars movie worked because you believed cars had feelings.
Anthropomorphized vehicles talking, fighting, falling in love. It all clicked because of Pixar’s animation prowess and the voice talents of people like Owen Wilson.
That magic, though, doesn’t always translate to the real world. Toys built around these movies are generally disappointing because they can’t capture the personality and emotion of the original characters.
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Sphero’s Ultimate Lighting McQueen animatronic toy car may be that breakthrough product. It gets virtually every detail right (at nearly $300, it should) and is instantly captivating. Read more...More about Movies, Cars, Robots, Toys, and Robot
For a moment, it seemed like the Sean Hannity conspiracy train had come to a halt.
The Fox News host announced on his show Tuesday night that he would stop talking about the debunked claim that murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich had leaked thousands of emails to WikiLeaks "out of respect for the family’s wishes."
SEE ALSO: Fox News retracts Seth Rich story — but continues to push the conspiracy theory
Apparently, not discussing the matter means immediately going on Twitter and hitting Kim Dotcom with an OMG.
Then he posted a tweet with lots of caps, so you know to take it seriously.
Ok TO BE CLEAR, I am closer to the TRUTH than ever. Not only am I not stopping, I am working harder. Updates when available. Stay tuned!
— Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) May 24, 2017 Read more...
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IKEA looks to once again up the smart lighting system game with its newest development. Last month, the Swedish retailer launched its very own remote operated low-cost smart lighting called TRÅDFRI, however, looking to reimagine its functionality by making it voice command responsive. As was recently announced, IKEA Home Smart products will soon become Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant compatible. Releasing later this summer, each bulb will retail for $12 USD — more affordable than rival competitors.
When asked to comment on the new initiative, IKEA Home Smart's business leader Björn Block had this to say:
"With IKEA Home Smart we challenge everything that is complicated and expensive with the connected home. Making our products work with others on the market takes us one step closer to meet people's needs, making it easier to interact with your smart home products.”Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
On May 11, it was reported that L.A. Reid would be leaving his position as chairman of Epic Records. Reid had been with Epic for six years, having joined the label back in July of 2011. Now, according to Page Six, DJ Khaled is reportedly making a petition to replace Reid as the Chairman of Epic Records. The other candidates for the position are more conventional executive types, like Sony Music UK's Jason Iley and RCA's Tom Carson. An insider revealed that Khaled said, "I make more happen than anyone in the game, why would I not be considered to run the label?’" Head over to Page Six for a more detailed report of this.Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
A man from Oregon named Kevin Torain Millage just admitted to stealing more than 800 pairs of shoes on several occasions from the Nike Factory Store in Portland. The four separate occasions between March and May of this year saw Millage accrue thousands of US dollars worth of goods.
Millage already racked up an illustrious criminal record with 23 felonies, 22 misdemeanors and 21 probation violations. The robbery was said to fund his drug habit. No details have been revealed as to what products were stolen and how, but it goes to show that sneaker robbery is still a thing.
In other Nike news, the Air Max 97 is set to re-release in its OG "Neon" colorway.Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
This batch will learn more about machine learning and AI.
Since first bursting out onto the sneaker scene towards the tail end of last year, the adidas Originals Iniki BOOST has garnered all sorts of due attention. Already having been released in a wide array of color schemes, the Three Stripes camp look to keep the ball rolling as it prepares to launch a new set of tonal palettes. Each silhouette will feature white branding to go along with its matching-hued BOOST sole unit with a gum outsole to finish. Retailing for $120 USD, the new designs will hit the market in June. Be sure to check back for further details regarding release date and locations.Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
Commonwealth recently took the wraps off its most recent editorial lookbook assembling a wide array of items from some of the industry’s heaviest hitters. Effectively capturing the versatility often associated with spring/summer, the acclaimed retailer constructs an eclectic representation of wears for the season at hand. Tropcal-themed button down tops, graphic T-shirts, printed hoodies, heritage outerwear and choice footwear fill the campaign with such names as Stüssy, maharishi, Garbstore, adidas, Vault by Vans, wings+horns, Carhartt and Richardson, amongst others, well represented. Collection pieces will soon be available for purchase at participating Commonwealth storefronts.Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
The Indian startups that made it to the Launchpad this time have a recurring theme: artificial intelligence.
The Nike Air Max 1 has become an iconic silhouette, and the Swoosh has just outfitted the shoe in a classic "University Red" colorway. Featuring the red-hot primary hue all-over, the shoe sees the signature Air Max 1 features such as the Visible Air Unit. Completing the shoe is a white and red tongue tab and insole. Retailing for $130 USD, keep an eye out for these fiery kicks to be on Nike shelves and such retailers as Sneaker Politics.
While you wait for the pair to drop, make sure to check out this week's sneaker releases you don't want to miss.Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
First announcing that Penelope Cruz would be tapped to play Donatella Versace in Ryan Murphy’s upcoming season of American Crime Story back in March, we’re back this time to showcase an official first look at Cruz portraying the eccentric fashion designer. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story narrates the tragic story of Gianni Versace’s untimely murder by Andrew Cunanan. As earlier posted by Entertainment Weekly, we see here the Vicky Cristina Barcelona star sporting a blonde hairdo and lavish pink gown while lapping it up in front of the Versace Miami mansion.
And in case you've missed it, check out White House photographer Pete Souza taking on Frank Underwood for House of Cards.Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com
One of Nike's most popular footwear colorways, "Pure Platinum" is hitting the PG1. Paul George's first signature shoe is touched with a standard mesh toe box, forefoot strap and lacing system. Aside from the regular features, this pair features a fishscale upper panel set off with a dark gray 3M reflective Swoosh. The shoe is set to release on June 1 in Japan and at Foot Lockers stateside on June 1, while a European release is scheduled for June 9. The shoe will retail for $110 USD.
Also be sure to check out Nike's Kyrie 3 and PG1 "EYBL" editions.Click here to view full gallery at Hypebeast.com