Mar 27

Facebook’s Yann LeCun Discusses Digital Companions and Artificial Intelligence

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Mar 27

Could This Be The Most Radiant Collection Of Dune Art Ever Assembled?

The Folio Society is doing a gorgeous new edition of Frank Herbert's Dune, and we were excited to show you the front cover a while back . But just wait until you get a load of the interior art, also created by artist extraordinaire Sam Weber. [Warning: One picture might be NSFW.]

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Mar 26

The Only Dating Site You Need If You Believe In Ghosts And UFOs

So you're on a date, and the conversation turns to ghosts and UFOs, and the other person flatly declares he or she doesn't believe in that woo-woo crap. Awkward! But fear not — now there's The Amazing Kreskin's Supernatural Dating Society, aimed at making love matches 'twixt paranormal enthusiasts.

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Mar 26

Great low budget Sci-fi film! If you liked primer you dig this film!

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Mar 26

Concept Art Writing Prompt: Unnatural Selection

We've got some kind of evaluation happening in this week's Concept Art Writing Prompt, by artist Johannes Holm. So what's going on? And what happens to the humans who are pulled out of line?

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Mar 26

History Greenlights Fourth Season of Hit Drama Series Vikings

HISTORY® GREENLIGHTS FOURTH SEASON OF HIT DRAMA SERIES VIKINGS
 
#1 Cable Series Thursday Nights in Live +3
 
New York, New York, March 26, 2015 – HISTORY® has picked up a fourth season of its hit scripted series VIKINGS, it was announced today by Dirk Hoogstra, EVP and General Manager, HISTORY & H2. VIKINGS is created and written by Michael Hirst (The Tudors, Elizabeth) and five new episodes remain in the current season airing Thursdays at 10 p.m. with the season finale slated for Thursday, April 23 at 10 p.m.
 
On a Live +3 basis for the first five episodes in season three, VIKINGS is averaging 4.3 million total viewers, 2.2 million Adults 25-54 and 2.0 million Adults 18-49. For five weeks in a row, VIKINGS ranks as the number one cable series on Thursday nights in all key demos in Live +3 delivery.

Mar 26

You Won’t Guess The Weird Yet Simple Way Chemical Pellets Are Made

If you get chemicals, from iodine to detergents, in the form of tiny little pellets, chances are they have been "prilled." What's prilling? Think about what this strange process could be. And whatever you're thinking, it's even simpler than that.

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Mar 26

Ripper Street Returns for Season Three 4/29 on BBC America + Sneak Peek

The robbery of a goods train leads to a cataclysmic locomotive disaster on Leman Street, reuniting the men and their resentments to seek its cause

New York March 26, 2015 – BBC AMERICA’s critically-acclaimed and BAFTA nominated original British drama Ripper Street returns in April. Picking up in 1894, four years after the culmination of season two, the new season reveals a vivid and sensual descent into the lives of the men and women who must live on the violent streets of Whitechapel in late Victorian London. Ripper Street premieres Wednesday, April 29, 10:00pm ET on BBC AMERICA.

Matthew Macfadyen returns as Detective Inspector Reid, Jerome Flynn as the newly promoted Detective Inspector Bennet Drake, and Adam Rothenberg as Captain Homer Jackson. MyAnna Buring also returns as Long Susan in the eight-part season.

Mar 26

Horror-Comedy Harrison Squared Proves Daryl Gregory Is A Writer To Watch

Daryl Gregory's novels inspire reflection and conversation, but above all else they are just different and so much fun. His new book, Harrison Squared is fresh and enjoyable, and proves that he's a writer to be reckoned with.

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Mar 26

Get Lost In This Mesmerizing Timelapse Of Starlings In Flight

Starling murmurations are some of nature's eeriest and most impressive displays. But something about the in-flight behavior of this geometrically synched flock in Scotland is particularly transfixing.

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Mar 26

The Most Essential Piece Of Writing Advice Ever, From Brian K. Vaughan

Author Brian K. Vaughan took over the Panel Syndicate Twitter feed yesterday to answer questions. He shared info on his past and upcoming projects (including a "Y for yes" on whether there's been movement on that Y: The Last Man adaptation!!), but he also dispensed a wise bit of writing advice.

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Mar 26

My concept art for a space ship interrior: feel like home sky

My concept art for a space ship interrior: feel like home sky submitted by Narstak
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Mar 26

NASA is letting people vote on what to name the features found on pluto. Some of the names are from Tolkein and Pratchett – including Nazgul, Orc, and Mon Repos (from Pratchett although I am not familiar with that reference).

NASA is letting people vote on what to name the features found on pluto. Some of the names are from Tolkein and Pratchett - including Nazgul, Orc, and Mon Repos (from Pratchett although I am not familiar with that reference). submitted by dfasdfdfad
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Mar 26

I Paid a UX Expert $100 to Get Drunk and Evaluate Gizmodo’s Design

It happened late on Tuesday night. Of course I was working. "Have you seen this?" my colleague Chris Mills texted. He followed up with the link to a site where a rather devilish-looking UX professional promised to get drunk and evaluate the website of your choice. Only $75! I knew I had to do it, and that Gizmodo had to be his target.

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Mar 26

​Stop-Motion Animation Explains How Ancient Romans Built Trajan’s Column

Trajan's Column in Rome commemorates Emperor Trajan's victory over Dacian Wars in 155 bas relief scenes. This stop-motion video outlines the current theory on how the towering structure was built.

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Mar 26

Hilarious TV Ads From The Dawn Of The Home Computer Era

The computer revolution didn't come into people's homes overnight. There was a long period when the public was still discovering all the things they could do if they owned a computer — and this led to some truly outrageous TV ads. Check out the most hilarious and creative classic home computer ads ever made.

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Mar 26

Writer Simon Pegg promises Star Trek 3 will embrace the 'spirit of the TV series’

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Mar 26

A terrifying swarm of new Night of the Living Dead comics is creeping your way

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Mar 26

Here is how six new Star Wars books fit into the film timeline, and what they're about

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Mar 26

Watch The Flash cast members sing the Firefly theme song a capella

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