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Why the Joker in The Dark Knight Was the Ultimate Villain

Even if you didn’t see Suicide Squad and somehow escaped the reviews of it and, like, also didn’t hear the horror stories about Jared Leto’s Joker, you’d already know that it would never have topped Heath Ledger’s Joker in The Dark Knight anyway. Not only is Ledger’s Joker an iconic performance, his character was also the most perfect antagonist there’s ever been for Batman (or maybe, for any superhero). Lessons…

The Wolfe turns your MacBook into a high-end gaming rig

Apple is criticized for not catering to gamers — and rightly so — but you might be surprised to learn that Macs do have the potential to be great gaming machines. Even portables like the MacBook can become high-end gaming rigs, thanks to the Wolfe. The Wolfe combines your Mac with a real desktop GPU — […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

How Congress, the FDA, and Sarah Jessica Parker Helped EpiPen Become a $1 Billion Business

EpiPen, the life-saving allergy product, is now a $1 billion a year business for Mylan, a drug company that’s currently enduring a wave of bad publicity over the extraordinary surge in EpiPen pricing. In 2007, an EpiPen cost about $57. Today that price has skyrocketed to over $600—all for about $1 worth of injectable medicine.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Mysterious ‘Touch Disease’ plagues iPhone 6 owners

A strange flaw in the design of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus has begun to plague a growing number of users, according to a new report that claims third-party repair experts are swamped with requests to fix what the Genius Bar can’t. The repair gurus at iFixit say the defect is allegedly more […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

How to launch a Mac app and succeed

Our new App Business section is brought to you by MacPaw, maker of proven Mac apps. So you’re going to launch an app for Mac. Congrats! Now you’ve got to figure out an app marketing strategy that will get it to the widest audience possible. There are many ways to approach the birth of a […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Keep Siri results where you can find them in macOS Sierra

Siri’s arrival on macOS Sierra opens up some great new features and possibilities. One of our favorites? The ability to “pin” Siri results inside Notification Center — making it easier to keep track of whatever game times, trending topics or important documents Apple’s virtual assistant helps you to find. Here’s how to use the feature when […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

How Playing the Bagpipes Can Kill You

Bagpipes and other wind instruments produce beautiful music, but they can also be prime breeding grounds for molds and fungi. Players then regularly breathe in those creatures, and can develop inflamed lungs as a result—or even a fatal lung disease.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal Just Got Scary Again

Hillary Clinton’s email scandal is far from over. On Monday, a Federal District Court judge ordered the State Department to provide a timetable for the release of 14,900 new documents, most of which are believed to be emails sent to and from Hillary Clinton. Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Iraq Wants to Hunt Down ISIS With This Killer Robot

Military robots are nothing new—whether in reality or pop culture nightmare scenarios. But the Bagdhad Post reports that a new bot could be the first to fire its weapon on Iraqi soil. It’s called alrobot—Arabic for “robot”—and it’s a deadly machine.Read more... Source: Gizmodo