Eurovision is coming to US television for the first time ever

The Eurovision Song Contest, one of the most watched live events in Europe, is coming to American television for the first time ever. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced on Monday that this year’s grand final in Stockholm will be broadcast live in the US on Logo, a Viacom-owned cable network …

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McLaren needs a 20-year-old Compaq laptop to maintain its F1 supercar

McLaren’s F1 supercar is special in more ways than one. Even now it’s still the world’s fastest production car with a naturally aspirated engine, and McLaren only built 106 F1s in total. Jalopnik visited McLaren recently, and discovered another special aspect to the F1: a 20-year-old laptop. McLaren is still servicing …

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YouTube is getting a Material Design look and feel

Google appears to be testing a new design for YouTube. Influenced by the simple Material Design visual look for Android, the updated YouTube looks a lot flatter and cleaner. A Reddit user first discovered how to enable the new design, but you’ll need to be logged out of YouTube or using …

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Oculus Rift Coming to Best Buy on May 7

You’ll soon be able to try Facebook’s Oculus Rift at Best Buy, and that’s a pretty big deal. Despite all of the hype (including from yours truly) about virtual reality being the next great entertainment medium, the vast majority of consumers still haven’t even tried on a VR headset, let …

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Radiohead gives fans the bird with return to the internet

After erasing itself from the internet, Radiohead has returned with a new song. However, instead of another distraught hymn warbled by frontman Thom Yorke, the band has released literal birdsong, sung by an animated bird. While it feels like a troll it’s actually a tantalizing tease. The …

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