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Peacock is removing racist scenes from classic WWE matches

Disney isn’t the only media giant struggling to deal with racism in its back catalog now that it’s running a streaming service. Hollywood Reporter sources and PWInsider say NBCUniversal’s Peacock is removing racist scenes from classic WWE matches. While it’s not clear just how much has been edited so far, the removals include blackface in …

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Scotland’s renewable energy matched 97 percent of demand in 2020

Back in 2011, Scotland set a green-energy related goal for itself: It aimed to generate the equivalent of 100 percent of the country’s gross electricity demand from renewables by 2020. While the country failed to reach that objective, 97.4 percent of its gross electric consumption still came from clean energy sources last year. Scottish Renewables, …

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‘Hamster ball’ robot could explore Moon caves

If people are going to stay on the Moon for long periods, they’ll need to consider resources below the surface — and a rather unusual robot might just help. The European Space Agency is backing work on DAEDALUS (Descent And Exploration in Deep Autonomy of Lunar Underground Structures), a “hamster ball” robot from Julius-Maximilians-University built …

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Vizio’s rotating Dolby Atmos soundbar is $200 off at Amazon

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. You won’t have to pay full price to put Vizio’s unusual Elevate soundbar underneath your TV. Amazon …

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Facebook freezes Venezuela president’s page over false COVID-19 claims

Facebook is holding more political leaders accountable for spreading COVID-19 misinformation. Reuters learned that Facebook has frozen the page for Venezulan President Nicolas Maduro’s page for 30 days after he promoted unsupported claims that a thyme-based medicine, Carvativir, cures COVID-19. Madurio’s page will still be visible, but his team can’t post more content until the …

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Protect your home with a private security camera powered by blockchain technology

This content is made possible by our sponsor; it is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Engadget’s editorial staff. Security cameras are excellent tools for protecting your home and family. If you haven’t purchased one to safeguard your abode, you’ll want an option that gives you total possession of your …

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‘Rocket League’ season three will feature F1 and NASCAR vehicles

Season three of Rocket League starts on April 7th, and this time around, Psyonix is bringing some of the biggest names in motorsport to the game. NASCAR and Formula 1 vehicles are coming to the car soccer title in May. The developer says it has created its own “speed demon” to compete with those cars. …

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Ford and HP team up to make F-250 parts from 3D printer waste

From a sustainability perspective, one of the advantages of 3D printing is that it can produce less waste than traditional subtractive manufacturing. But even if you take away failed and old prototypes, you still get byproducts like plastic spools that can end up in landfills. That’s what makes a recent development from Ford interesting. With …

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