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Best 'Batman '66' Art Ever

From 1966 to 1989, as far as the world of popular culture outside of comics was concerned there was only one Batman, and his name was Adam West. …

A Pop Chart Lab Art Print Using Famous Figures From Movies, TV, Music, and Books to Illustrate the Parts of Speech

“A Pop Culture Primer On Parts Of Speech” is a new art print by Pop Chart Lab that uses famous figures from movies, television shows, music, and …

8 Calvin & Hobbes Comics That Prove Bill Watterson Is a Genius

1. A swipe against the hypocritical religious right's anti-science stance, all smuggled into a concise and funny comic? Classic Bill Watterson.<p>2. …

Bill Watterson

Lomo'Instant Review: A Toy Camera for Advanced Photographers

Walk into any Urban Outfitters in America and you’ll see an array of candy-colored film cameras designed to give hipsters an easy introduction to film photography without requiring any skills. But for those looking to get a little fancy with their instant camera work, Lomography wants to provide a …

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for April 12, 2015

BioShock creator Ken Levine's next game starts with passions, wants and needs

Ken Levine wants to make characters more believable in his next game by focusing on their "passions, wants and needs," the BioShock creator told GameInformer.<p>Levine's new philosophy sounds like an evolution of the systems in <i>BioShock</i> and <i>BioShock Infinite</i>. Those games, he said, offered players …

Bioshock

BioShock Looks Gorgeous in CryEngine 3

A 3D artist that goes by the name Game time has created a beautiful homage to the first BioShock in Crytek's CryEngine 3.<p>The short scene, which you can watch in the video above, recreates the opening of the game, when the player first enters the underwater city of Rapture through a lighthouse in …

Men And Women Use Different Scales To Weigh Moral Dilemmas

You find a time machine and travel to 1920. A young Austrian artist and war veteran named Adolf Hitler is staying in the hotel room next to yours. The doors aren't locked, so you could easily stroll next door and smother him. World War II would never happen.<p>But Hitler hasn't done anything wrong …

Reinvigorate your inner nerd at this retro-computing exhibit

Modern computer interfaces are swiftly being reduced to glossy touchscreen slabs, distancing us from the inner workings of devices we use every day. Kimon Keramidas, director of the Digital Media Lab at the Bard Graduate Center in New York, is offering a refresher on how we got here by "bringing …

Web Applications

Final Fantasy 15's summons are going to be ridiculous (update)

<i>Final Fantasy 15</i>'s demo, <i>Episode Duscae</i>, offers a peek at at least one of the series' over-the-top summons — those moments when players can call in some massive beast or god to lay waste to an enemy with a single devastating hit. Longtime summon staple Ramuh will return in <i>Final Fantasy 15</i>, but this …

Final Fantasy

SR Geek Picks: Retro 'Avengers 2' Poster, Every Spider-Man Mask Infographic & More

Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find a giant game of Beer …

Superman Is Getting A New Power And A New Costume That’s Sure To Upset Comic Fans

If you’re still hung up on Superman’s lack of underpants or any of the other changes that were ushered in by DC Comics’ New 52 reboot, you may want to take a breath before reading ahead because the Man of Steel is getting a new costume and a new power in Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr.’s <i>Superman</i> …

Ranking DC's 15 Event Comics

Which Crisis was Crisis-iest?<p>DC Comics is set to kick off their next major event called Convergence this April as elements from the old DCU will make …

The Craziest Secrets Of Marvel's Original Secret Wars Comics

As you get ready for Marvel comics' mega-event this summer, it's worth remembering this isn't the first time Secret Wars has been waged. Back in …

Comics

Science Says Doing These Things Will Make You Seem Smarter

Finding yourself caught in the middle of a conversation about a book you haven't read, do you: (A) listen quietly, (B) leave the area, or (C) say something about the book anyway, in an effort to seem smart?<p>When 2,000 Britons were polled last year about tactics they'd used to try to appear more …

Comic Bento Brings Mystery Bundles Of Graphic Novels To Your Doorstep – Talking With Jeff Moss

<i>By Sammie Rice</i><p>Greetings, readers!<p>This article is for all the self-proclaimed comic book nerds out there! If you haven’t heard of <b>Comic Bento</b> yet, then …

How This Teen Turned Her High School Internship Into A Game Design Career

Paulina Raguimov never expected to get paid to make video games when she walked into her high school’s career fair at 16.<p>She played them, sure. But when she walked up to the JumpStart booth to chat about the internships they had available, she had absolutely no experience with making games. “I …

National Geographic Travel

Watching Square Enix's Tetsuya Nomura Draw Is Mesmerizing

For a minute, forget all the baggage that goes with the name "Tetsuya Nomura." The lenghty delays, the controversial designs, whatever. This guy can</i> …

5 Top Photographers Share Advice on What it Takes to Become a Professional

In a bid to both inspire you and advertise themselves a bit, Nikon Europe gathered a group of 5 professional photographers who presented at this …

Set Your Alarm For 2AM EDT To Catch Tonight's Full Lunar Eclipse

The sun, Earth, and moon will align perfectly, causing the moon to turn red. If your skies are clear, you should be able to see the moon go from full, to shadowed, to bright red.<p>When a full moon drifts into Earth's shadow, called the umbra, a total eclipse takes place. The moon looks red on Earth …

Space Travel

21 Of The Most Beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Photos Of 2014

The delicate pink sakura, or cherry blossom, is associated primarily with the culture of its native Japan. These trees blossom throughout Japan every …

Japan

17 Diabolical Tech Pranks For April Fools' Day

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'Hipsters Love Coffee' Video Is Alarmingly Accurate

We've all been there. You walk into a coffee shop to find the barista explaining the origin story of some coffee beans to the fedora-wearing hipster at the counter. He can't make up his mind between the artisanal latte and the aged Sumatra roast. You wish it was a stereotype, but it's all too …