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Pope Francis Says 'The World Is at War' After ISIS-Linked Church Attack

KRAKOW, Poland — Pope Francis declared that "the world is at war" on Wednesday, a day after two knife-wielding attackers linked with ISIS stormed a French church and slit the throat of a priest.<p>The pope made the comments on a flight between Rome and the Polish city of Krakow, where he was set to …

Survival is no joke in No Man's Sky's latest trailer

Discover the key to making it off these planets alive<p>Exploring the vast, varied worlds of <i>No Man's Sky</i> is one thing, but, according to the new look above, surviving on them is another entirely. The trailer gives players a sense of the challenges that await them on some of the more hostile of the …

Handcrafted Miniature Worlds by Secret Wood – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Vancouver-based jeweller Secret Wood handcrafts finely detailed, snow globe-esque scenes out of wood, resin and beeswax. More images below.<p><i>Secret</i> …

The Pentagon's 2016 China Military Report: What You Need to Know

Friday’s Department of Defense (DoD) report to Congress on Chinese military and security developments is the last issued under the Obama …

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Awesome Art Picks: Superman, Black Panther, Doctor Strange, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

Comics

50 Brilliant Science Fiction Movies That Everyone Should See

Science fiction has rocked cinemas for a century, and the genre has produced many undisputed classics during that time. But which movies are …

A court is about to make one of the most important decisions in the history of the Internet

By Brian Fung<p>, Reporter<p>If you thought the battle over net neutrality ended when the Federal Communications Commission slapped a series of unprecedented rules on Internet providers last year, think again.<p>For months, the tech and telecom industries have been waiting for a court decision on net …

Net Neutrality

Batman is getting its first ever R-rated movie in 'The Killing Joke'

"Batman: The Killing Joke," which stars longtime voice of the animated version of the Dark Knight, Kevin Conroy, and Mark Hamill as the Joker (he too has done that voice in the past), is an adaptation of a 1988 comic in which the Clown Prince of Crime gets Batman's attention by capturing and …

Mark Hamill

12 comic book series you can binge-read this week

Who needs Netflix when you have a good graphic novel?<p>There are plenty of long reads in the literary world — but comic book lovers often find …

No Man's Sky Lets You Explore a Universe-Sized Universe

If you budget just one second for each planet in Hello Games’ imponderable <i>No Man’s Sky</i>, you’ll still spend 585 billion years visiting them all. In …

Leak Says Mass Effect: Andromeda Will Have "Seamless Open World Galaxy"

A reported marketing survey for Mass Effect: Andromeda has made it out into the wild, revealing some possible details about BioWare's upcoming entry in the spacefaring RPG franchise.<p>Survey slides popped up on Reddit and NeoGAF recently (via PCGamesN), asking people a series of questions about the …

Andromeda Galaxy

Here's Where To Download OpenToonz, Studio Ghibli's Free Animation Software

Along with the main software package, Dwango also released an effects development kit for advanced image processing like lighting and distortion …

The Story Behind an Infamous Escobar Cartel Assassination

Barry Seal made a killing selling drugs for the Ochoa brothers, but after being outed as a key DEA informant, he was a marked man.<p>Adler Berriman "Barry" Seal was a drug smuggler who, in the early 1980s, orchestrated the importation of thousands of pounds of cocaine and marijuana into the United …

Pakistan hunts those behind attack that killed more than 70 in Lahore

Pakistani Taliban faction Jamaat ul-Ahrar says Christians were target of bomb that killed 72 and injured 280 in park thronged with families<p>Pakistani authorities are searching for fighters from a Taliban militant faction that claimed responsibility for the Easter suicide bombing of a public park in …

Pakistan

China Is Hunting the Author of a Letter Demanding Xi Jinping's Resignation

Authorities in China are attempting to track down the author of a controversial open letter calling for President Xi Jinping’s resignation, published …

Aliette de Bodard picks up two sci-fi awards for 'startlingly original fiction'

Writer is the first to win best novel and best short story at British Science Fiction Association ceremony in the same year<p>Aliette de Bodard has scooped an unprecedented two British Science Fiction Association awards, for best novel and best short story.<p>It is the first time a writer has taken the …

Science Fiction

Ukrainian Military Pilot Nadiya Savchenko Faces Russian Verdict

MOSCOW — Ukrainian national hero Nadiya Savchenko will learn her fate on Monday and could be sentenced to up to 25 years in a Russian prison.<p>But in her homeland, the Ukrainian military pilot is seen as a symbol of resistance to what most consider an invasion by Vladimir Putin's forces. Despite …

IBM's Sword Art Online Virtual Reality MMO Project Teased in Screenshots, Videos

Videos show players playing demo that includes bazaar environment, combat<p>IBM held a press event for its "Sword Art Online: The Beginning" virtual …

Production on new 'Maze Runner' film shuts down after star Dylan O'Brien is injured

Twentieth Century Fox has shut down production on its third "Maze Runner" film after star Dylan O'Brien was injured on the set Thursday.<p>The 24-year-old was "immediately transferred to a local hospital for observation and treatment," a spokesperson for the studio said in a statement. According to a …

Movies

Meet the Black Blues Musician Who Befriended the KKK

Daryl Davis, the subject of the controversial documentary ‘Accidental Courtesy,’ opens up about why he’s spent thirty-plus years getting chummy with …

How long would the US military last in a war against the rest of the world?

Not just its traditional rivals, but what if it had to fight off its allies like the UK, France, and South Korea as well?<p>In short, America would stomp them.<p>Especially if it pulled back to the continental US and made its stand there.<p>First, the US has the world's largest Navy, by a lot. With ships …

Keanu Reeves shows off his awe-inspiring action-movie shooting skills in this video

But this video of the actor at a firing range proves that Reeves really is the Chosen One.<p>The video was shared by gun store Taran Tactical Innovations, and likely has something to do with Reeves' preparation for the sequel to the beloved "John Wick." You can see Keanu in action with his steel when …

Keanu Reeves

Saying goodbye to Gravity Falls is like saying goodbye to childhood all over again

A post-mortem on one of TV's best cartoons<p>There was something uniquely wonderful about <i>Gravity Falls</i>. The Disney cartoon wrapped up its protracted two-season run just last week, having aired its first episode way back in the summer of 2012. Although Disney took four years — and several timeslot …

5 Recipes Every 20-Something Should Know How to Cook

In your 20s, there’s a natural transition from dorm food to delivery and microwave fare. Unfortunately, that’s where some people stall, never making it out of the stage of pizza boxes and Chinese takeaway containers. But the step from ordering to home cooking shouldn’t be intimidating. Learning …

Review: William Shatner’s Leonard is a eulogy for his Star Trek co-star

Sometimes, it takes reading a book about Leonard Nimoy to realize just how little you know about Leonard Nimoy. Such as: Did you know that, while hustling as a bit-part actor in mid-1950s Hollywood, Leonard Nimoy took a job as a cab driver? And did you know that in his capacity as a cabbie, he once …

Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

As modern movie-goers, we're all kind of obsessed with the apocalypse. Time and time again, filmmakers are finding new and interesting ways to depict …

Cherry blossom season begins in Tokyo