Your car should be able to tell if you’re too drunk or impaired to drive, NTSB says

/ The safety board is also recommending intelligent speed adaptation systems to curb reckless driving NTSB wants cars that can detect drunk driving and automatically manage speed limits. Photo by Tayfun Coskun / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The National Transportation Safety Board, the federal agency responsible for investigating vehicle and aviation crashes, called on […]

Vampire Survivors’ new higher price is still worth sinking your teeth into

/ A $2 price increase is but a pittance for the beloved bullet hell indie game Vampire Survivors is slightly increasing its price ahead of leaving early access.Image: Poncle When it was announced that Vampire Survivors — a darling of the indie gaming community — is increasing its price on September 21st ahead of its […]

Ted Lasso’s AFC Richmond is coming to FIFA 23

EA has announced a number of deals about major teams and leagues being featured in the newest — and final — FIFA game. Now, we have news of a fake team — AFC Richmond, the fictional club from Ted Lasso, will be playable in FIFA 23. The team will be available in a handful of […]

Framework’s new Chromebook is upgradable and customizable

/ The Framework Laptop Chromebook Edition has swappable ports and bezels A Chromebook for the DIY-minded.Image: Google Framework and Google have announced the new Framework Laptop Chromebook Edition. As the name implies, this is an upgradable, customizable Chromebook from the same company that put out the Framework laptop last year. User-upgradable laptops are rare enough […]

Kia plans to build EVs in the US to comply with new federal tax credit

/ Kia will have to play ball once the law goes into effect Photo by Roberto Baldwin for The Verge Kia is planning to manufacture its electric vehicles in the US, according to South Korean media sources Maeil Business and SBS (via The EV Officials). The automaker currently builds its flagship electric car and North […]

“Increased friction” causes instrument trouble on NASA’s deep space telescope

/ One of the observing modes is offline for now NASA paused observations with one of the JWST modes.Photo Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge There’s a kink in one of the instruments in NASA’s powerful James Web Space Telescope, the agency said Tuesday. After around two months of sending back beautiful, precise photos […]

Getty Images bans AI-generated content over fears of legal challenges

/ Getty Images is worried about future copyright claims Only human-drawn illustrations allowed.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Getty Images has banned the upload and sale of illustrations generated using AI art tools like DALL-E, Midjourney, and Stable Diffusion. It’s the latest and largest user-generated content platform to introduce such a ban, following […]

The Verge and The Strategist are giving away a bag of free stuff

/ A bag of goodies is up for grabs, and you have multiple ways to enter until October 19th The bag itself is a Timbuk2 Vert Backpack in two-tone light blue / black.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Superman and Batman. Cable and Deadpool. Spider-Man and Wolverine. These are some of the most […]

Visualizing how cool it is to be green

/ NASA mapped it People relax underneath a blossoming tree during a warm spring day in Central Park in Manhattan. Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images Thanks to a couple satellite images from NASA, we can see how cool it is to be green — literally. The maps below show that the greenest parts […]

In Strange World’s new trailer, sci-fi adventuring is a family affair

/ Another look at Disney’s next big theatrical release The first trailer for Disney’s Strange World introduced us to its pulp sci-fi style of adventuring — and now we have a better look at the family who will actually be doing the exploring. The latest clip from the film reveals three generations of explorers led […]