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‘Bright’ Screenwriter Max Landis Accused of Sexual Assault

Several women have taken to Twitter to allege that the writer of Netflix’s first blockbuster film—and son of legendary ‘Animal House’ director John …

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DESPITE losing his bid for re-election in 1989, Ed Koch never really stopped being mayor of New York City. By the time he died on February 1st, he …

Watch out Google! Blockchain will set us free from data tyranny

That would be the case in a rational world, but currently the answer to how much data you own is depressingly simple: none.<p>One reason for this is how muddled up and complicated the concept of “ownership” is online. Back in in 2014, Eric Ravenscraft wrote that we don’t really own our data.<p>“Between …

Blockchain

An ex-Tesla executive is teaming up with a little-known vertical farming startup

He has joined vertical farming startup Plenty as the senior vice president of operations and market development, according to Bloomberg.<p>Kelty, who worked at Tesla for over a decade and left in early 2017, was one of the earliest executives at the vehicle startup founded by Elon Musk. Before that, …

Give New Life to Underexposed Photos with This Simple Photoshop/Lightroom Technique (VIDEO)

Regardless of what type of photographs you shoot most, a stop or two of underexposure can really mess up an otherwise great image. While Photoshop’s …

Richard Branson says Hurricane Irma 'utterly devastated' his private island, urges everyone to take shelter from monster storm

According to a Virgin Group representative — and now confirmed by Branson— Necker Island has been severely damaged by Irma.<p>In a blog post on Virgin's website published Thursday, Branson recounted the devastation the Category 5 hurricane has caused in the Caribbean.<p>"It is a traumatic time here in …

If our 2017 holiday reading list was too long for you, here are some suggestions, from beach reads to history, science to sci-fi<p><b>Literary page turner</b><b><br>The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead</b> (Fleet)<br>Both harrowing and thrilling, this is a genre-bending tour de force in which the abolitionist …

Books

Tap into your inner filmmaker with this online videography bootcamp

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Your average videography course takes you the …

The novelist on writing about sex, her turbulent home life and why short stories are particularly hard to craft<p><b>The Booker-shortlisted author is known for her sharp focus on wild landscapes and the natural world, winning fans with The Electric Michelangelo and</b> <b>The Wolf Border</b><b>. But her latest</b> …

Books

The revolutionary technology pushing Sweden toward the seemingly impossible goal of zero emissions

Degerhamn, Sweden<p>As far as the eye can see, the only thing polluting our pristine environment is the gas-guzzling car I’m riding in.<p>It’s a chilly April morning in Kalmar county in southern Sweden, and as we drive past pastel-colored wooden houses separated by acres of farmland, Martin Olofsson, a …

Carbon Dioxide

The Forgotten Origins of D&D’s Alignments and Paladins

The noble Paladin, a holy crusader who fights for good against vicious evils. A hero that has the healing powers of a cleric and the strength of a …

Zombie Dinosaurs Coming to Dungeons & Dragons

<i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> publisher Wizards of the Coast has announced the next great adventure for their legendary fantasy game, and it has zombies, and …

Agent Advice: The Complete Series

The industry’s best and brightest agents respond directly to readers’ questions in this regular column dating back to 2010. To submit a question for …

How Finland Created One of the Best Educational Systems in the World (by Doing the Opposite of U.S.)

Every conversation about education in the U.S. takes place in a minefield. Unless you’re a billionaire who bought the job of Secretary of Education, …

If You Want to Write a Book, Write Every Day or Quit Now

The key to getting your book written, says Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Hunter, isn’t talent or luck or inspiration. It’s the act of sitting down …

Writing

Tips for Writing Great Dialogue

Dialogue is one aspect of screenwriting that so many screenwriters struggle with – even the most experienced of screenwriters often get it wrong. …

Kurt Vonnegut Ponders Why “Poor Americans Are Taught to Hate Themselves” in a Timely Passage from Slaughterhouse-Five

Amidst what is now an ordinary day’s chaos and turmoil in the news, you may have noticed some outrage circulating over comments made by erstwhile …

REVIEW: Panasonic Varicam LT is a Viable Alternative to RED and Alexa

The Varicam LT is Panasonic's latest in indie-friendly 4K cameras with beautiful images and a lightweight body.<p>Varicam was once one of the leaders in …

Become a Better Visual Storyteller by Following These 10 Rules for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Most great photographers are also accomplished visual storytellers who understand how to draw viewers into their scene and direct their eyes to the …

Bill Gates just recommended a book that people have been obsessed with since the election

"Hillbilly Elegy," a memoir of growing up in rural Appalachia, follows that pattern.<p>"I am not a self-made man," Gates wrote in the blog post. Growing up in Seattle, his parents afforded Gates every advantage he could want. So when he read J.D. Vance's account of childhood in Ohio and Kentucky, …

Brad Pitt Ponders The Meaning Of Life (And Sean Spicer) With Stephen Colbert

“In the end, turns out we were all Edward Norton the whole time."<p>Brad Pitt got all deep and meaningful with “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert on Tuesday.<p>In his first appearance on late night TV in what seems like forever, the Hollywood actor joined Colbert on a blanket (purportedly beneath the …

Michael Moore Is Returning To Television For the First Time Since 2000; Here’s What Brought Him Back

"Michael Moore Live from the Apocalypse" premieres this fall on TNT; get the full details here.<p>It took the apocalypse to bring Michael Moore back to …

Doxing the hero who stopped WannaCry was irresponsible and dumb

MalwareTech is a goddamn hero.<p>Last Friday, the UK-based security researcher stopped the WannaCry ransomware in its tracks thanks to an ingenious bit of technological trickery, thus preventing more machines from getting infected. We owe him a massive debt of gratitude.<p>“Europe's leading digital …

They hate the US government, and they're multiplying: the terrifying rise of 'sovereign citizens'

On 20 May 2010, a police officer pulled over a white Ohio minivan on Interstate 40, near West Memphis, Arkansas. Unbeknown to officer Bill Evans, the occupants of the car, Jerry Kane Jr, and his teenage son, Joseph Kane, were self-described “sovereign citizens”: members of a growing domestic …

Rights & Freedoms

World reels from massive cyberattack that hit nearly 100 countries

Organizations around the world were digging out this weekend from what experts are calling one of the biggest cyberattacks ever.<p>Hospitals, major companies and government offices were hit by a virus that seeks to seize control of computers until the victims pay a ransom.<p>Experts said that even as the …

9 of the best British films you've never seen

Fair warning: when I started this list I wasn't planning to fill it solely with dark and depressing films, but that's definitely what's ended up …

Domestic Abuse

The world is changing at dizzying speed – but for some thinkers, not fast enough. Is accelerationism a dangerous idea or does it speak to our troubled times?<p>Half a century ago, in the great hippie year of 1967, an acclaimed young American science fiction writer, Roger Zelazny, published his third …

Peter Thiel

This $22 under-bed LED lighting system is our new favorite thing in the world

Remember when we first introduced you to LED backlighting for your TV? Remember how it blew your mind and completely changed your TV viewing …

How to Write a Compelling Short Story

<i>Written By Stephanie Norman</i><p>Have you ever wondered what makes people so impressed by short stories? There is something magical about the ability of an …

‘The Thing’ Video Essay Attempts to Solve One of the Sci-Fi/Horror Classic’s Lingering Mysteries — Watch

Who sabotaged the blood bank?<p>Thirty-five years later, questions remain about the ultimate in alien terror. “The Thing” features an ambiguous ending — …

John Carpenter