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This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo’s Switch has been a bona fide smash hit for the company and its sales figures continue to impress two years after launch. Nintendo announced lifetime sales of 34.74M Switches for the fiscal year ended March 31, with 16.95M of those units sold in the past 12 months. That’s a 12 percent increase over the

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Sony announced today that it has sold 4.2 million PlayStation VR headsets since the headset launched on October 13, 2016. That’s a fair increase over last August when the company announced lifetime sales of 3 million units. It isn’t, however, all that many units overall. And that’s a bit concerning, given that the PS4 is

3 Minuscule Moon Rocks Just Sold for $855,000 at Auction

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The moon is huge, and it’s not very far away in the grand scheme of things. With with uncountable trillions of tons of “moon” out there, you wouldn’t think tiny pieces it would be so valuable, but humanity has only managed to bring a tiny bit of lunar material back to Earth. Almost all of

Elon Musk Has Sold More Than $3.5 Million Worth of Flamethrowers

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Entrepreneur Elon Musk is primarily known for founding the private spaceflight firm SpaceX and electric car maker Tesla, but he has a few other business ventures. One of them is The Boring Company, which was started ostensibly to develop the necessary technology to drill tunnels for Hyperloop-style transit systems. The company is anything but “boring”

Nintendo Defends Killing NES Classic, Even With 2.3 Million Sold

Most companies, having unexpectedly stumbled into an extremely popular product, would gear up for production, hire more people, increase supply, and ride the revenue train for as long as they could. Nintendo is not most companies. According to Reggie Fils-Aimé, the company killed the NES Classic Edition after selling 2.3 million units, because it had a lot of other stuff to do. “We had originally planned for this to be

Avocados sold pre-packaged are outraging Sobeys shoppers

iStock Avocados are being sold pre-packaged and peeled at Canada-based grocery store Sobeys for $ 4 and customers are outraged by the waste of plastic. What the guac? Avocados are being sold pre-packaged and peeled at Canada-based grocery store Sobeys for $ 4, and shoppers are lashing out against the lazy lifehack. “Surprised and disappointed,” Christine Kizik posted on Sobeys’ Facebook page last week. “Avocados have their own perfect, compostable

Diesel passenger car sales go on life support — just 222 sold in January

Share This article Cheap fuel prices and the Volkswagen-Audi-maybe-others emissions flap have sales of diesel passenger cars down to almost nothing. About 200 diesel passenger cars were sold in January — less than, say, Bentley and Rolls-Royce sell in a typical month, and one-twentieth as many as were sold a year ago. Diesel SUVs fared slightly better, about a thousand units  in January 2016. The lone strong point was diesel

VW now admits not one diesel it sold in the US since 2009 met emissions standards

Share This article In the nearly two months since the VW scandal first broke, the German automaker has repeatedly broadened the scope of the problem. First, it was a problem with a limited number of US vehicles. Then it was a problem on several million cars. Then some of the company’s other brands were impacted. Today, VW finally came all the way clean: Not one VW or Audi sold in

Miley Cyrus licked a piano and sold it for $50,000

#MileyCyrus’ speech tonight at the #vanguardawards. She’s pretty awesome. Posted by Marc Malkin on Sunday, November 8, 2015 Miley Cyrus received the Vanguard Award from the LGBT Center over the weekend (Nov. 7) in honor of the work she’s done with her Happy Hippie Foundation to promote the welfare of LGBT youth — but her philanthropic tendencies became a little more eclectic at the gala itself. BILLBOARD: MILEY CYRUS CALLS

Tickets to dinner at Hogwarts sold out within 24 hours

Handout The pricey Christmas dinner at the Grand Hall in Hogwarts sold out in less than a day. A rare opportunity to have Christmas dinner in the most famous wizarding school sold out within 24 hours. The Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London announced a “Dinner in the Great Hall” of Hogwarts on Tuesday. Fans of the “Harry Potter” franchise who managed to fetch tickets will enjoy a magical evening,