During her time on The X-Files, Gillian Anderson won numerous awards for her portrayal of Special Agent Scully, including an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. She is also the first actress to win an Emmy, a Golden Globe and a SAG Award in the same year. Anderson's character on X-Files initiated a phenomenon referred to as "The Scully Effect"; as the medical doctor and the FBI Special Agent inspired many young women to pursue careers in science, medicine and law enforcement, and as a result brought a perceptible increase in the number of women in those fields. Now seeing a banana in her nose on the set of X-Files is definitely something out of the ordinary. Continue reading for more rarely seen celebrity pictures. Click here for a few bonus images.
TCL's 43UP130 43" 4K Ultra HD Roku Smart LED TV is perfect for those who want streaming functionality built into their display, and it's being offered for only $399.99 shipped, today only, originally $699.99. Personalized home screen gives you easy access to over 3,000 streaming channels*, cable TV, gaming consoles and other devices. No more flipping through inputs or complicated menus - all your favorites are at your fingertips. Product page. Continue reading for another video review and more information.
Professional skydiver Luke Aikins successfully completed the "Heaven Sent Jump" on television, as he fell 25,000 feet into a net the size of about one-third of a football field, without a parachute. The crazy stunt, a terrifying 15 minutes that lead up to the two-minute free fall was aired on a Fox TV special, but with a tape delay. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a pulsing nuclear reactor.
TCL's 48" 1080p Roku Smart LED TV has all you need for the ultimate streaming media experience, all for $271.21 shipped, today only, originally $499.99. They've simplified the smart TV so you can instantly enjoy endless entertainment. Choose from more than 2,500 streaming channels that feature 300,000 movies and TV episodes plus live sports, news, music, kids and family, food, science and tech, fitness, foreign language and so much more. Product page. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Seiki's SE42UM 42" 4K UHD TV is perfect for movies, television, as well as a computer display, all for $288.99 shipped, today only, originally $599.99. With over 8 million individual pixels (3,840 x 2,160) compared to about 2 million (1,920 x 1,080) on your current HDTV, the picture provides stunning clarity and colors that far surpass anything you've seen before. Product page. Continue reading for a full unboxing video and hands-on demonstration.
Panasonic unveiled a transparent TV set during CES 2016 last week in Las Vegas. At the wave of a hand, it goes completely translucent, and revealing whatever is located behind it. It can also slide up and down the sides of the bookcase on rails, making re-positioning easy. Widgets can still be used while in transparent mode, so checking the weather, changing music tracks, etc., is all possible. Particle effects, like snow and rain, were added for when the set is not in use. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.
LG's 98UB9810 98-inch 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart LED TV is out of the price range for most people, but apparently, there are many people who can afford it, and have left some interesting reviews, like the one above. On the tech side of things, this set boasts the Tru-4K Engine Pro, LG's best resolution enhancer yet, that upscales content so closely to native 4K it is nearly impossible to tell the difference. The resolution is four times that of Full HD 1080p, with a whopping 8.3 million pixels to display flawless images, even when viewed up close. Product page. Continue reading to see 10 more bizarre reviews.
Seiki's SE42UMS 42in Ultra HD 4K LED TV may not cost you a fortune, but it's certainly no slouch, all for $329.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $899.99. With over 8 million individual pixels (3,840 x 2,160) compared to about 2 million (1,920 x 1,080) on your current HDTV, the picture provides stunning clarity and colors that far surpass anything you've seen before. Put simply, you have to see it to believe it. Product page. Continue reading to see how to use one of these as your main computer display.
Priced at $130000, Vizio's 120" Reference Series 4K Smart UHD TV aims to bring the movie theater experience home, complete with Dolby and DTS sound options. The LED-backlit television not only provides High Dynamic Range-enabled 4K Ultra HD resolution capable of displaying more than 1-billion possible colors with over 384 active LED Zones, but it comes equipped with dual-band WiFi and a zippy V6 Six-Core Processor as well. Continue reading for another video and more pictures.
There are gigantic 100-inch 4K displays, and then the mammoth 370-inch Titan Zeus. You read that right, it measures 370-inches (26 feet by 16 feet) corner to corner. Since it weighs in at nearly a ton, you'll not only need a large room, but also plenty of support underneath it as well. One caveat, size aside: it costs a whopping $1.7-million. Continue reading for a picture of the actual television.