Flying the world’s first single-engine private jetWe got to go…


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Flying the world’s first single-engine private jet

We got to go in the new Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet—the world’s first single-engine private jet. It has a top speed of 345 MPH, has a max distance of 1380 miles, and even comes equipped with its own parachute on the top of the plane (!!). You read that right. And how much does it cost, you ask? It’ll only set you back a cool $1.96 million. If only we had $1.96M lying around. 😂 😂 😂 

Watch the full video of our test flight here

So we had a 4-year-old review Pokémon ‘Magikarp…

So we had a 4-year-old review Pokémon ‘Magikarp Jump’

What’s your favorite part of the game?

I like feeding the fishy. It’s cool.

Did you have fun?

Yeah! I like feeding the fishy. And making the fishy jump. I like winning.

What would you do to make the game more fun?

I want a unicorn in it.

What do you wish you could do more of in the game?

I want to keep eating things with my fishy.

Does this make you want to play more Pokémon games?

I don’t have any other Pokémon games, Mama, but yeah.

What would you give it out of five stars?

One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight. Read more

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Get ready because NOAA is predicting an above-average hurricane…

Get ready because NOAA is predicting an above-average hurricane season

  • On Thursday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that the Atlantic could see another above-normal hurricane season this year.
  • In a statement, NOAA explained that its forecasters predict a 45% chance of an above-normal season, a 35% chance of a near-normal season and just a 20% chance of a below-normal season, which runs from June 1 through November 30.  
  • According to the NOAA , there could be between 11-17 named storms, which only qualify for naming if winds are 39 mph or higher.
  • Of those, an estimated 5-9 could become hurricanes, including 2-4 major hurricanes, which means winds would be at or above 111 mph.
  • That’s potentially far greater than the average hurricane season, which produces 12 named storms. Read more (5/25/17)

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‘Street Fighter 2’ brings an old racist trope to Nintendo Switch…

‘Street Fighter 2’ brings an old racist trope to Nintendo Switch — brown-skinned villains

  • Street Fighter 2 launches on Friday for Nintendo Switch, bringing the classic fighting franchise to the company’s latest hardware.
  • The release also features the return of couple faces we haven’t seen as playable characters in almost 15 years: Evil Ryu and Violent Ken.
  • But here’s the problem: In the game, Evil Ryu and Violent Ken are just brainwashed versions of Ryu and Ken, yet their evil alter egos have way darker skin.
  • This old stereotype of evil, dark versions of white heroes just feels dated and sad. It’s 2017. When can we retire this trope? Read more (5/26/17)

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