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AMC Doesn't Want THE WALKING DEAD to Ever End

'Walking Dead' Is Getting Scarier Zombies

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>Today in showbiz news: Changes are coming to</i> The Walking Dead<i>, ABC orders a funny-sounding new show,</i> …

7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

The Price and Release Date

After claiming so many accolades, including over eighty Game of the Year awards, it€™s no surprise that Telltale Games are already giving us more of</i> …

Regina Spektor: On Growing Up A 'Soviet Kid'

Regina Spektor plays the piano so loudly, she has to convince piano tuners to adjust the instrument to her liking.<p>"It gets so loud that the strings reverberate in a certain way," Spektor says. "And I always want them to work on the voicing and to soften the hammers, and they get kind of …

Regina Spektor Still Doesn't Write Anything Down

In 2004, singer-songwriter Regina Spektor was a staple of the so-called anti-folk scene when she sat down for one of her first public-radio interviews with the now-defunct WNYC program <i>The Next Big Thing</i>. In the interview, she joked that she stayed up until 3:30 a.m. writing a song, trying not to …

Simon Pegg on why the undead should never be allowed to run

As an avid horror fan, I found the prospect of last week's five-night TV zombie spectacular rather exciting. Admittedly, the trailer for E4's Dead …

'The World's End' Trailer: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost & Edgar Wright Get One Last Round (VIDEO)

The Three Flavors Cornetto trilogy -- or Blood and Ice-Cream trilogy -- isn't as well known as something like "Star Wars" or Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy, but for a certain sect of film fans it's even more exciting than those blockbusters. That's the official term for the three films …

The World’s End, An Apocalyptic Comedy by Edgar Wright Starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost

The first trailer for <i>The World’s End</i>, an apocalyptic comedy created by Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg, has just been released. The film completes “The …

Simon Pegg Take 'Delicious' Role In Australian Thriller Kill Me Three Times

I'm like 99% sure that nobody in history has ever complained, “Simon Pegg is in too many movies.” And if that person would happen to exist somewhere, …

Watch a New Trailer for Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright’s ‘The World’s End’

One of the highlights of the summer movie season is expected to be <i>The World’s End</i>, the third comedy from Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright, and Nick Frost …

Can Google Really Crack The Game Console Market?

Look, we’ve all heard the rumors that Google is toiling away on a smartwatch, and the company has said the Nexus Q isn’t completely dead, so part of that recent report from the Wall Street Journal doesn’t completely out of the blue. That said, Google is reportedly also working on an Android-powered …

So You Wanna Go To Space. Can You Put Up With The Superpower Bacteria?

“The space-grown communities of bacteria, called biofilms, formed a ‘column-and-canopy’ structure not previously observed on Earth."--NASA<p>We all love space here and we're sure, given that thousands of people applied for a one-way trip to Mars, that at least some of you want to spend a long time in …

Mouse Cloned From A Mere Drop Of Blood

Scientists in Japan have been able, for the first time, to successfully clone a mouse from a blood sample drawn from a living donor's tail.<p>Scientists at the Riken BioResource Center in Japan have managed to clone a mouse from a minuscule, peripheral blood sample for the first time. The method …

Can Putting Your Phone In The Fridge Keep It Safe From Eavesdroppers?

Fact-checking Edward Snowden's anti-spy technique<p>Being legal counsel for NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden probably comes with its fair share of paranoia. To combat eavesdropping techniques that can activate a cell phone's microphone and transmit data even when the device is ostensibly off, even his …

Nerd Stereotype Might Drive Women Away From Computer Science

Psychologists at University of Washington reveal the impact of stereotypes on women's interest in computer science.<p>Who are you calling nerdy? In a recent study at the University of Washington, psychologist Sapna Cheryan found that women are often discouraged from pursuing careers in computer …

FYI: Does The Komodo Dragon Really Kill With A Bacteria-Filled Bite?

Surprising facts about the world's largest lizard.<p>Based on a single observational study from the 1970s, published in 1981 by biologist Walter Auffenberg, we've long assumed that Komodo dragons cause fatal infections in their prey by gifting prey with scary bacteria that lives in the mouths of the …

Cheap Handheld Device Lets You See Through Walls

It's an experimental "x-ray vision" device that's designed with everyday users in mind.<p>Ever wished for X-ray vision? In the future, you could get something like it from a handheld device.<p>Engineers at MIT have made a prototype of a portable device that users can point at walls to get data on …

Tunguska explosion

We celebrate Asteroid Day on June 30 because it’s the anniversary of a 1908 explosion over Siberia that killed reindeer and flattened trees.<p><b>June 30,</b> …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

The ambitious effort to detect ripples in space

A phenomenon so elusive that one team has to carry out an ambitious mission to prove their even more ambitious mission could possibly work.<p>“Right now, your body is being stretched and squeezed.” So Harry Ward from the University of Glasgow tells me as I try to get my head round the head-scratching …

Google Adds Microsoft Word, Excel Editing to Latest Chrome OS Build

Google has added native Microsoft Office file editing to the dev channel for Chrome OS. The addition means Chrome OS users on the latest build of the company’s browser-based operating system can now experiment with editing Microsoft Word and Excel files.<p>The addition was first noted by developer and …

Intel hopes to speed up mobile Atom chip development

Intel has a real presence in the smartphone world, but its tendency toward just one or two mobile chip releases per year makes it a slowpoke next to its ARM-based rivals. New CEO Brian Krzanich clearly isn't happy with this gap -- he tells <i>Reuters</i> that mobile Atom development could speed up under …

Google And Apple May Bring Us A Console War We Didn't See Coming

Last night, the Wall Street Journal brought us news that Google has now set its sights on making its own Android-based video game console. The kicker? This is supposed to be in response to Apple doing the very same thing.<p>Google and Apple video game consoles? Are the Xbox One and PS4 dead already? …

Can Wi-Fi let you see people through walls?

Do you really wish you had X-ray vision? Sure, it would be fun to see what your neighbors are doing behind those walls -- until you see something you wish you hadn't.<p>Regardless, researchers at MIT have developed a sensing technology that uses low-power Wi-Fi to detect moving people. It follows …

Computer Science

iOS 7 Is Designed To Be Easy To Understand But Hard To Copy

Jony Ive explained in the video that introduced iOS 7 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference that the new design was both familiar to existing users and yet a totally new experience of the iPhone. There has been criticism of both the familiarity (nothing really new here) and the ad hoc nature …

Scientists Confirm Three Potentially Habitable Planets Around A Nearby Star

<i>Astronomers from the European Space Observatory have confirmed that there are three potentially habitable worlds around the red dwarf Gliese 667C.</i><p>Scientists at the European Southern Observatory announced today that they’ve confirmed the existence of three planets existing in the habitable zone of …