Slack is about to get a lot less confusing with threaded messages

Slack just introduced a major update that promises to make conversations easier to follow.  The workplace messaging app introduced threaded conversations Wednesday, a feature the company says has long been one of its users’ top requests. Set to roll out “over the next few days,” threads allows users to reply directly to chats in nested…

The FAA just settled one of the biggest drone lawsuits ever

The website of SkyPan International features a slideshow of panoramic aerial photos taken over Chicago and New York City. But, gorgeous as they are, any of them taken by a drone may have cost the company a huge chunk of cash. The Federal Aviation Administration settled a lawsuit with SkyPan on Tuesday to the tune…

Lake freezes solid for first time in 21 years

Lake freezes solid for first time in 21 years

Ice skaters flocked to a new spot for the first time in more than 20 years: Trout Lake in a Vancouver park. A recent cold spell meant the lake was frozen solid and safe enough to skate and walk on for the first time since 1996.  But warmer weather this week means the January skate…

23 incredible photos from Disney's 'Star Wars' cruise

23 incredible photos from Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ cruise

It was the last full week before the Dark Times. Before the Trumpire.  But as the world held its breath, thousands of Star Wars fans from around the world had paid top dollar months ago to book a weeklong Star Wars-themed Caribbean cruise aboard Disney’s equivalent of a Star Destroyer, the Fantasy — and they…

This playlist for Trump's inauguration will burn your ears off

This playlist for Trump’s inauguration will burn your ears off

Warning: The inauguration-inspired playlist you are about to hear is extremely bad. We apologize in advance. You have Donald Trump to thank for this attack on your ears, however, because after struggling hardcore to book A-List entertainment for the main event, the president-elect was able to convince to the following big(ly) names to perform at…

'Little Rascals' recut as 'Furious 7' will make your hearts race

‘Little Rascals’ recut as ‘Furious 7’ will make your hearts race

These rascals race to new furious heights in an all new trailer mix episode. And this mash-up of these two beloved family-friendly action films could totally be the next blockbuster hit. To see the almost impeccable accuracy of the two trailers, watch the side-by-side comparison. Visit CineFix for more episodes and movie-related content. Lake freezes…

Gabe Newell stokes the 'Half-Life 3' fire

Gabe Newell stokes the ‘Half-Life 3’ fire

Gabe Newell, president and co-founder of Valve Corporation, participated in a Reddit AMA Tuesday, hinting at a brand new single player game and sharing other nuggets that we’ve highlighted below. Answering Redditors’ questions, Newell confirmed Valve is working on at least one fully-fledged single player game. Newell also mentioned the existence of some “unannounced products”…