Chance Kinney

From Modesto, California, Chance received a B.A. in psychology from UCLA and an M.A. in international relations from University College Dublin. He loves to travel, and is always looking for interesting people and their stories wherever he goes. He currently lives in San Francisco.

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    Nintendo is Planning to Bring Back the NES Classic Next Year

    In a shocking development, Nintendo has decided that they enjoy making things that print money! Last year, the NES Classic — a box made to look like the ’80s video game console preloaded with 30 NES games — was in extremely high demand around the holiday season. Unfortunately, Nintendo didn’t meet that demand, leaving a lot of […]

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    Futurama is Getting a New Episode, But It Won’t Be on TV

    The on-again off-again hijinks of Fry and Leela are going to continue yet again this week, but this revival won’t last quite as long as the TV show did! After a four-season run on Fox ending in 2003 and a three-season run on Comedy Central ending in 2013, Futurama is getting what might be its last […]

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    Nomad Has Come Out with the Only USB-C Cable You’ll Ever Need

    Nomad has made some of our favorite iPhone cases, but they’re no stranger to charging cables and accessories, either. They’ve been known to bring some of their rugged builds to charging cables to prevent fraying over time — ideally ensuring you only need to buy one charging cable, ever! Later this month, they’ll be bringing that […]

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    Tesla Extended the Range of Their Cars to Help Owners Evacuate Ahead of Hurricane Irma

    Hurricane Irma has finally weakened into a tropical storm, signifying that the worst is over for the state of Florida. Over the weekend, we saw images and video of winds and floods that have caused hundreds of billions of dollars worth of damage — damage, like that caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, that will take […]

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    28 More Fan-Made Disney Princess Rings of Your Fairy-tale Dreams

    We’re not sure there’s ever been an outpouring of creative fervor quite like what we’ve seen from Disney fans over the years — especially when it comes to jewelry! After all, if two Disney fans are going to get hitched, they’re going to need some rings to suit the occasion. As we’ve done plenty of times […]

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    The Walking Dead Cookbook is More Appetizing Than it Sounds

    No, really, it’s not what it sounds like. The Walking Dead: The Official Cookbook and Survival Guide is not a Forrest Gump-like compendium of zombie culinary possibilities, but it will teach you how to make some excellent cookies! Coming from publisher Insight Editions and chef Lauren Wilson, consider this your new handbook to surviving the zombie apocalypse […]

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    Spotify and Hulu Kick Off Their Partnership With This Awesome Student Discount

    Not a bad back to school gift! Spotify and Hulu are engaging in a partnership to promote each other’s streaming services, and their first move is to give undergrad students a pretty sweet deal heading into the school year. Current students with a .edu email address from an accredited institution will be able to sign […]

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    Hello Kitty Somehow Just Made Bath Time Even Better

    Baths are already pretty high on the list of life’s pleasures, so it’s no mean feat to manage to improve on them. We’d say Fragrant Jewels has pulled it off. Not only are they sweetening up bath time with Hello Kitty bath bombs and candles, they’re promising a surprise with each purchase. Fragrant Jewels is […]

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    The Powerpuff Girls are Returning this Month With a Fourth Member

    Looks like there was a little Chemical X left in the tank, because Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup are about to get a new friend — well, maybe. She’s being called the fourth Powerpuff Girl, but the new character to be introduced when The Powerpuff Girls returns this month is still shrouded in mystery! The five-part movie The […]

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    Amazon is Turning Its Plan for a Second Headquarters into a Competition

    It’s a tale that really is as old as time — if you want the best deal, start playing your suitors off of each other. That’s what Amazon seems to be doing this week, announcing their plans to build a second corporate headquarters and telling North American cities to start sending in bids. In their announcement, […]

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    McDonald’s Updates Their McCafe Menu to Be More Like Starbucks

    If you think Starbucks is overpriced, well, there are a lot of other options. But, if you’re looking for an option that is both cheaper and as convenient as Starbucks, McDonald’s is looking more and more like they want to fill that niche. Their in-location coffee station, McCafe, is getting a relaunch of sorts with a […]

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    27 Disney Princesses Get Awesome Modern Makeovers

    All those upcoming live-action Disney remakes have got us thinking about what Disney princesses would look like if they were thrown into our modern world. Apparently, we aren’t alone! Toronto-based artist Anoosha Syed and New York-based artist Jonquel Norwood have both reimagined those princesses for our time. Syed casts them as teens (yeah, one of […]

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    ZTE Blade Z Max Review

    We love our high-end, premium phones, but we’d be lying if we said we didn’t love a good deal, too. Last year, the ZTE Z Max Pro was just that — a giant 6″ phone with a 1080p display and extra features like a fingerprint reader. But, a lot changes in a year! In 2017, 1080p […]

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    The United States House of Representatives Just Brought Us a Little Closer to Autonomous Cars

    Ask a bunch of people materially invested in autonomous cars what the biggest obstacle to rollout is, and they’ll almost certainly tell you the same thing — regulations. The hardware that enables self-driving cars already exists, the software is coming along, and fast, low-latency 5G networks are in the pipeline. Partnerships between tech companies, auto manufacturers, and […]

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    The 2018 Nissan Leaf Gets an Attractive Redesign and Much Improved Electric Range

    When it comes to all-electric vehicles, Tesla dominates the headlines, with Chevrolet gradually gaining on them with their Bolt hatchback. But, there’s long been a third player that’s been hanging around, and they’re looking to start making bigger headlines of their own. The Nissan Leaf has been a bit overlooked, perhaps owing to its squished […]

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    Roku Introduces Their Own Free Streaming Channel Stocked With Older Hollywood Movies

    Starting to get annoyed that Netflix seems content to drop Hollywood movies in exchange for their own originals? All of a sudden, Roku has a pretty good deal for you — free is usually a pretty good deal, right? Mostly known for their streaming set-top boxes and smart TV OS, Roku just announced their first streaming […]

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    Disney Has Removed Yet Another Director from an Upcoming Star Wars Movie

    Well, if nothing else, we know that Disney isn’t messing around when it comes to the Star Wars franchise. For the third time since they’ve taken over the franchise (and the second time this year), a once-confirmed director has been ousted from their seat. Yesterday, Disney announced that Colin Trevorrow, who had been signed on to […]