Good news, everyone! We're revisiting the animated sci-fi comedy, Futurama, and picking out the 20 best episodes!
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So, to help you out, today, we are going to compare these two streaming services so that you can make a prudent decision.AvailabilityNetflix is available in more than 190 countries.Whereas, Hulu has very limited availability and is available in only the US (including US military bases).But you must have a credit/debit card issued by a US-based financial institution so that you can purchase a Hulu subscription.However, Netflix features lots of original TV shows and movies like Narcos, Master of None, The Paramedic, etc.Using Hulu, you can get access to TV series like ER, Futurama, and original shows like Handmaid’s Tale, etc.But Hulu provides less original TV shows and movies to its subscribers in comparison to Netflix.
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With the launch of Disney+, every single episode of The Simpsons’ 30-year run is finally available to stream in one easily accessible place.“Especially for people under 20, it’s going to provide a renaissance, I hope.”Oakley said that people under the age of 15 are “barely familiar” with The Simpsons because it’s never been streamable like similar animated shows including Futurama and Bob’s Burgers.With more than 660 episodes and 31 seasons so far, binge-watching the show would take about 10 days – if you didn’t sleep.Even sitting down and watching the classic Simpsons era of the 1990’s, generally encompassing the first nine seasons, would take a few days.Guest star Sting joins other celebrities to record a charity single: “We’re Sending Our Love Down the Well.”
Unlike The Simpsons and Futurama, Disenchantment is playing a very long and purposeful game.The creepy elves were first spotted in season one lurking in the shadows and I also caught one hiding among Prince Derek’s toys in season two’s “Love’s Slimy Embrace.” Clearly they’re important, as not only has Queen Dagmar allied with them as of the end of season two, but it’s clear the regular elves (with pirate captain Leaveo) are looking for the creepy elves – or, at the very least, something they have.When Bean’s steampunk buddy Sky Gunderson gets ready to take her back to Steamland, he cycles through a couple of automated destinations on his dirigible’s “GPS” before settling on the right one.Things quickly go south as members of the crew establish a government that quickly turns corrupt, leaving Laurel out of the loop.It was designed to be a political satire, but quickly got lost in slapstick shenanigans and behind-the-scenes problems that are so infamous they’re more interesting than the movie itself.Then finally, there’s the triangle symbol (on the right), which I eyed during King Zøg’s trip to the Enchantment Forest in “The Heart Is The Loneliest Hunter.” Haven’t seen it anywhere else, but it’s raising my eyebrows.
Much of it felt like standard Matt Groening fare, akin to The Simpsons or Futurama.But it ended on such a promising note, it made me eager to see what was around the corner.The second season has buffered out the rough edges, embracing the show’s unique strengths while teasing out a rich and textured world.Teasers for a bigger story yet to come.Princess Bean (Abbi Jacobson) has run off with her mother, Queen Dagmar, to Maru.Even in the midst of this strange new place, Bean can’t help but think about her friends – especially Elfo (Nat Faxon).
The New York World’s Fair of 1939-40 is perhaps best known for its optimistic look at the future, with demonstrations of early television and the Futurama ride that showed regular people a glimpse of tomorrow.But there are some lesser known exhibits from the Fair that might surprise people who only think of the past as being filled with prudes.Take, for example, this gyrating robot dancer, which may or may not be safe for work, depending on how your boss feels about robot nipples.These robots didn’t show up on the travel brochures that companies like RCA and Greyhound were passing out.This robo-burlesque show featured the unfortunately named “Dumb Doris” and “Nifty Dolores” who were there to entertain audiences with their moves.The film below appears to be ripped from amateur video available at the Internet Archive, and while there’s no original audio, it’s clear what the carnival barker is promoting by the way he’s gesturing.
A dystopian sci-fi RPG with dark humor and madcap characters?After all, Obsidian Entertainment is the studio behind Fallout: New Vegas, arguably the series' most popular title.And, following the disappointment that was Fallout 76, there's most definitely a space in our library for a whacky new RPG.But has The Outer Worlds got what it takes to fill void left by Fallout?Following a hands off demo of The Outer Worlds at E3 2019, we sat down with senior narrative designer, Megan Starks, to discuss balancing dark themes, underlying politics and living in the shadow of Fallout.In The Outer Worlds, corporations are king and Obsidian take advantage of this to deliver comedy with a bite.
Netflix plans to offer the second installment in the first season of adult animation hit Disenchantment from Matt Groening, the man behind The Simpsons and Futurama.Unlike both of those popular shows, Disenchantment takes viewers to the past, one filled with castles, mythical creatures, and a society that functions on magic.Netflix has finally announced the release date for ‘Part 2.’Disenchantment is a humorous animation targeted at adults and, unlike The Simpsons and Futurama, it is exclusive to Netflix.The series revolves around a medieval kingdom called Dreamland and its inhabitants, including the royal family’s Princess Bean.The young alcoholic princess isn’t quite the dainty lady one would expect from royalty, and she is at odds with her place in society, ultimately choosing to abandon it with companions Luci, a personal demon, and Elfo, an elf.
The phone's Infinity-O display has a cutout for the front-facing camera in the top-right corner, as opposed to a notch.The default wallpapers Samsung includes on its latest phones all attempt to hide the cutout by darkening the top corner.But some users have embraced it as a prop for their impressive wallpaper creations.The larger version of the phone, the Galaxy S10 Plus, has two cameras on screen.Using those as eyes, users bring us Bender from Futurama or Baymax from Big Hero 6.Star Wars wallpapers are perhaps the cream of the crop, many of which include Darth Vader, where the S10 camera becomes a dark void in his left eye.
Samsung’s new Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, and S10E have many new advancements, but the biggest change to their designs compared to last year’s models is the new hole-punch display.In the hole punch cutout, which is round on the S10 and S10E and oval on the S10 Plus, is the front-facing camera system.This allows for a larger screen, while side-stepping the notch design that is so controversial.It also allows for some fun wallpapers.Since the announcement of the phones, there have been various wallpaper designs floating around the internet, turning the S10’s hole punch into R2D2’s single eye or the S10 Plus’ into Johnny 5’s double lens face.Other designs have the ball of Jordan’s Jumpman logo placed strategically over the cutout, or Futurama character Bender’s face occupying the space.
Foldables are going to get weird.Just check out these leaked TCL renders from CNET.All manner of strange and wonderful folding devices — two tablets and three smartphones, including one that flips all the way around into a Futurama-style bracelet.There are renders for tablets and phones that fold both in and out.Granted, few if any will actually come to fruition, but if this first wave of foldables opens up smartphone design in new and interesting ways like these, the industry will be all the better for it.Of course, we’re still in the early stages of all of this — and the first wave of foldable have yet to prove themselves of interest to the smartphone buying audience beyond simple novelties.
A respected Harvard scientist still says aliens might be responsible for the mysterious object that has stirred up so much drama since visiting from another stellar mama in 2017.Now, a longtime NASA scientist says you can save that idea for Futurama.His new research suggests it might have broken apart before it even arrived.The consensus is that it came from outside the solar system, it appears to have had an unusual, oblong shape, and it unexpectedly accelerated on its way out of the solar system.Trying to explain all these pretty unusual characteristics has led scientists to produce a number of hypotheses, including Oumuamua as a dead comet, a piece of an obliterated planet and even a mysterious hunk of dark matter.But the most earth-shattering notion so far has come from Harvard astronomy chair Avi Loeb.
As promised back in January, Elon Musk has unveiled his plans for a high-speed tunnel underneath LA that will help with severe traffic congestion.The prototype tunnel is only a mile long, but that's enough distance to give a flavour of what the project, run by Musk's Boring Company (because it bores holes, y'see) is about.Originally envisaged with Futurama-style travel pods, the tunnel will now use people's cars to move them at high speed under the city.It all sounds a bit terrifying, though.Then it locks into the tunnel's track and the stabilising wheels keep it from flying off course as it accelerates up to 150mph.Yeesh, that's going to be some major car sickness.
Now, curious cheapskates have another option: free live camming sessions with a dirty-talking sexbot, plus private one-on-one connections where big tippers can tell the bot to twerk.Far from the first twerking robot CNET has seen, the sexbot in question is named "Cardi-Bot" (inspired by the rapper and former exotic dancer Cardi B).CamSoda users have long been able to log on and view live feeds from a variety of adult performers with the option of tipping or paying a premium for a private session.Cardi-Bot will be available once a week for free public broadcasts where users can spin a tip-wheel to request different movements and conversation options.Users who like what they see also have the option to enter a private, one-on-one session with Cardi-Bot where they can tip to request more intimate interactions."We wanted to offer people a free chance to interact with robots, which are cost prohibitive for most," said CamSoda VP Daryn Parker, who calls Cardi-Bot the world's first sex robot people can control over the internet.
Science fiction author Robert Repino had high expectations for Disenchantment, the new animated series from Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons and Futurama.Unfortunately, he was underwhelmed by the show’s early episodes.“I counted four episodes that ended with a very slow-moving, sloppy, contrived action scene,” Repino says in Episode 324 of the Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast.And while Futurama episodes like “The Prisoner of Benda” and “Meanwhile” demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of science fiction tropes, Disenchantment never shows much familiarity with the fantasy genre.“It doesn’t feel like this is a show that was made by huge fantasy fans,” says Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy host David Barr Kirtley.“I don’t get the feeling that these are people who are intimately familiar with Robert Asprin and Craig Shaw Gardner and Terry Pratchett.”
Welcome back to your guide to finding out what's new online.Every week, we put together a podcast that lets you know what's been added to services like Netflix, Hulu and HBO Now.The audio is about a minute or two long.Netflix has a bunch of new originals launching on Aug. 17.Matt Groening has a had a pretty good track record with animated series between the Simpsons and Futurama (minus it getting canceled and brought back, I guess).Disenchantment veers off into unknown territory by heading to a fantasy world.
The creator of The Simpsons and Futurama is behind animated comedy Disenchantment, streaming on Netflix from 17 August.So she sets out to rebel with the help of her smooth-talking personal demon and a cheery green elf, in the process leaving no fantasy genre trope un-skewered.The road trip and impending marriage, the two most interesting story strands, fall by the wayside.Instead, for the first few episodes at least, we stay within the confines of Bean's world following homebound plots like her attempts to cover up a wicked ragin' party in the palace.Sure, these stories are fun, but they leave the show -- and the lead character -- feeling kind of static.Still, Disenchantment amusingly takes aim at a throne room-full of fantasy tropes.
DEF CON Hackers of all ages have been investigating America’s voting machine tech and the results aren’t good - one enterprising 11 year-old named Emmet managed to hack a simulated Secretary of State election results page in 10 minutes.The Vote Hacking Village, one of the most packed-out locations at this year’s DEF CON hacking conference in Las Vegas, saw many of the most commonly used US voting machines easily cracked using a variety of wireless and wired attacks, and election websites proved so poorly constructed that they were thought too boring for adults and left to youngsters to crack.The first day saw 39 of these canny kids, ranging in age from six to 17, try to crack replicas of government election results websites, developed by former White House technology advisory Brian Markus.All but four managed to get an exploit running within the allotted three-hour contest.The children were able to change vote tallies so that they numbered 12 billion, party names, as well as the names of candidates.Kids being kids, these latter changes included "Bob Da Builder" or "Richard Nixon's Head" - spotted the Futurama fan there.
Disenchantment is the latest animated series from Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons and Futurama.The show premieres on Netflix on August 17, and we talk about our initial impressions on the latest episode of the Original Content podcast.Our guest host Brian Heater is a big fan of Groening’s previous creations, and he also interviewed Groening for TechCrunch.While Disenchantment brings Groening’s funny, skewed approach to a medieval fantasy setting, it isn’t a parody, exactly.It’s packed with jokes, but they rely more on the characters and on general zaniness, rather than references to (say) The Lord of the Rings or Game of Thrones.Some of us weren’t completely won over the first couple episodes.
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