Some stubborn but clever person put Google Maps on the NES

Nathan Ingraham

Way back in 2012, Google “released” an 8-bit version of Google Maps as one of the company’s then-annual April Fool’s Day jokes. There was a low-res 8-bit style of Google Maps to play with, but the company didn’t deliver on its promise of a cartridge you could pop in your old Nintendo Entertainment System. Gizmodo … Read more

Death’s Door complete shrine locations

Death’s Door complete shrine locations

Death’s Door can be hard to the low amount of vitality and magic you can have at once, but you can gain more of both by finding shrines. Shrines are hidden structures with monstrous faces found around the world, and they each give a crystal — pink for magic and green for health. Our Death’s … Read more

Peloton says it’s subject to DOJ, DHS, and SEC investigations into Tread Plus injuries

Peloton says it’s subject to DOJ, DHS, and SEC investigations into Tread Plus injuries

Peloton has said that the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have subpoenaed it for documents and information related to its reporting on injuries caused by its Tread Plus treadmill (via ABC News). The company released this information in its annual 10-K form, citing the investigations by the agencies, as … Read more

COVID surge causes liquid oxygen problems for SpaceX, water utilities

COVID surge causes liquid oxygen problems for SpaceX, water utilities

Demand for oxygen to treat COVID-19 patients is spiking during the latest pandemic surge, leaving liquid oxygen in short supply for other uses, including water purification and rocket launches. As supplies get redirected to hospitals, other industries are scrambling to figure out alternatives. “We’re actually going to be impacted this year with the lack of … Read more