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Tractor beam breakthrough could lead to levitating humans

Yes, really. Sci-fi technology that can float objects in mid-air like magic could become reality.<p>Tractor beams have made the jump from science fiction to reality in recent years, but only for levitating very small objects. A new breakthrough could lead to futuristic, far out new uses for the …

Breakthroughs

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP - Riveted

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

55 International Films And TV Shows On Netflix People Can't Stop Talking About

To binge or not to binge? That is the question.

Rio De Janeiro

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

16 minutes ago<p>Josh Sitton could slide in and provide an immediate upgrade for the Vikings.<p>24 minutes ago<p>What Johnson Bademosi's free agent profile …

Watch Trump Fans Get Trolled Into Saying What They Really Think

“Don’t trust anybody who’s talking to a camera,” warns Comedy Central’s Jordan Klepper, who of course says it right into a camera.<p>Maybe supporters of Donald Trump should have heeded the warning before they spoke to Klepper and his camera at a rally for the president in Phoenix last month.<p>A former …

Barack Obama

15 Of The Most Relaxing Vacation Spots In America

Too often, we do vacation the same way we do life: overbooked, over-programmed and hopelessly plugged in to technology. It takes intention ― and often an epic location ― to plan a trip that provides true relaxation.<p>These are just the places to do so. Whether your idea of relaxation is a quiet …

National Parks

How to unlock Netflix to watch every movie and TV show using these secret codes

With this simple trick, Netflix users can unlock a whole new world of content.<p>Netflix users are already in treat with a wide range of movies and TV …

Europe is trolling the hell out of Trump one hilarious video at a time

It all started when a Dutch satirical show produced a cheeky tourism ad introducing the U.S. President to the "tiny country" and asking Trump (in his …

There are more new science fiction and fantasy novels than you can handle this February

Stories of revenge and revolution<p>One of the things that I like about the winter months here in Vermont is the cold. It’s a bit of a stereotypical thing, I realize, but every time I end up going to my parents, I find myself sitting in a comfortable chair, inching closer and closer to their cast iron …

Books

14 Best Science-Fiction Books to Read

These days, it seems like the headlines being splashed across our TVs, phones, and computer screens seem more like they're from a book or movie than actual real life. It's all enough to make you think to yourself, "Wait, did they just... is this a science-fiction novel?"<p>Not quite — this is all very …

10 Netflix lifehacks everyone should know

Trends in popular software come and go, but it’s pretty clear at this point which ones are sticking around for the long haul. How else do you end up with the cultural jargon “Netflix and Chill” being so widely accepted? I’m fairly certain you’ve never heard anybody say, “Hulu and Chill.” “Youtube …

Short Film Brilliantly Edits Together Scenes From 53 Movies to Show People Trying to Kill Bruce Willis

Why does everyone want to kill Bruce Willis? Because Pierre-Alexandre Chauvat hilariously edited together 53 different movies to make it seem like …

World War Three, by Mistake

Harsh political rhetoric, combined with the vulnerability of the nuclear command-and-control system, has made the risk of global catastrophe greater than ever.<p>On June 3, 1980, at about two-thirty in the morning, computers at the National Military Command Center, beneath the Pentagon, at the …

Are You Prepared To Get ‘Honest’ About Darth Vader And ‘The Empire Strikes Back?’

Darth Vader

The 15 smartest sci-fi movies of all time

Viewers are praising the film's stunning cinematography, the commanding performance of Amy Adams, and off-the-charts entertainment value, but mostly, they are praising the film's intelligence.<p>What's funny about most of the praise for the movie's smarts is that it's usually accompanied by just a …

Science Fiction

Watch the new, shockingly dark short Borrowed Time from two Pixar animators (VIDEO).

Pixar’s existential ruminations tend to be just light enough to appeal to a younger audience, from the crotchety wit of <i>Up</i> to the buoyant wonder of <i>Toy</i> …

Animation

Wil Wheaton talks growing up on Star Trek, as actor and man

Star Trek's 50, Wil Wheaton isn't yet. The man who played "Next Generation" boy genius Wesley Crusher opens up about his favorite behind-the-scenes moments and which actor he never wanted to let down.<p>When you spend your teens on the USS Enterprise, you're bound to have some interesting memories to …

Star Trek

‘Dr. Strangelove’ Documentary Shows Tons of Amazing Behind-the-Scenes Footage of the Classic Satire — Watch

From the Indiewire Vault: Go behind the scenes of Kubrick's classic political satire.<p>Choosing the best movie Stanley Kubrick ever made is a …

Stanley Kubrick

See How 25 Different Artists Interpret Archie Comics’ New “Betty & Veronica”

The red-headed eternal teenager’s eternal love interests are getting an all-new series, and there are 25 ways to celebrate that.<p>Archie Comics has been enjoying a serious renaissance in recent years. The long-running icon of wholesome, teenage Americana began his reinvention through the <i>Life With</i> …

Graphic Novels

8 Travel Scams You Need To Know Before Going To Europe

Up your street smarts now, and your trip will be so much more pleasant.<p>Traveling to a foreign country is an undeniable thrill — you get to experience a whole new culture and leave with a stamp on your passport. But as the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing reports, being a tourist also makes you …

The World's Best Science Fiction, Chosen By Scientists

Tales of strange alien worlds, fantastic future technologies and bowls of sentient petunias have long captivated audiences worldwide. But science …

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