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Burnaby woman became a YouTube star with her manga, anime tutorials

A Burnaby woman who makes video tutorials of how to draw characters in the style of anime and manga — art forms that originated in Japan — has become …

Anime

Cortana awakens: The evolution of Microsoft's smart assistant

It’s fun to imagine all the other names Microsoft’s voice assistant, Cortana, could have had: “Bill,” “Explorer,” “Pathfinder.” None of these were …

BLAME! Anime Film to be Netflix Original

Original manga creator Tsutomu Nihei receives Comic Con International Inkpot award<p>Kodansha Comics revealed on Sunday that the upcoming anime film …

Justice League trailer premieres at Comic-Con

When it comes to superhero films, DC Comics has consistently struggled to match the mighty Marvel Comics, whose stable of characters including Iron Man, Captain America and Thor have produced dozens of box office smashes – and often won over the critics too.<p>Brie Larson to play Captain Marvel<p>Could …

Comic Books

5 Live-Action Anime Adaptations Coming From Hollywood

Anime is a hard genre of entertainment to transfer into live-action, but for some reason, Hollywood has been trying to force these adaptations down …

E3 2016: Tons of New Gameplay Images From Pokemon Sun and Moon

Team Popplio for the win.<p>Nintendo showed off the first gameplay from Pokemon Sun and Moon during its E3 2016 Nitnendo Treehouse event today.<p>The game …

Pokémon

7 daily struggles of a book nerd

HOW TO ANNOY A BOOKNERD

What It's Really Like to be a Book Nerd

The Map Of Literary Genres Every Book Nerd Needs

"I was always interested in maps and infographics," Martin Vargic told The Huffington Post, "and the elegant, multilayered way they can portray large amounts of information about the world we live in."<p>Vargic is a 17-year-old artist from Slovakia who's, effectively, obsessed with maps. He spends …

Books

59 Things Only True Book-Lovers Understand

If you've ever read until the wee hours of the morning, powering through drooping, bloodshot eyes and the threat of dawn, then you may be a real book-lover. True book nerds live and breathe the stories that radiate from the well-worn pages of their favorite novels and are often more emotionally …

REBIRTH's BATMAN #1 To Give Bruce Wayne What He 'Deserves,' According to TOM KING

Credit: DC Comics<p>What does Batman deserve? That’s the question which that writer Tom King asked – and answered – to get the job writing “Rebirth”’s</b> …

Comic Books

A Floating House In Ogasa, Japan

Shuhei Goto Architects took inspiration from the raised floor of a Japanese warehouse from 300 BC in their design for the Floating House in Ogasa.<p>“A …

Architecture

Three Scientifically Proven Steps For Talking With Strangers

Behavioral scientists have found that strangers are more open to small talk than you might think.<p>Want to be better at small talk? Of course you do–or you will the next time you find yourself at a dinner party, business meeting, or networking event. You can practice the “art” of small talk, or you …

Psychology

NASA's Mars Recruitment Posters Will Convince You to Go Die in Space

Okay, poster. You make a compelling argument—sign us up!<p>True, there will be obstacles: For one, the Martian corps that these recruitment posters from …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

Illustrations Of A Dad And Daughter Will Give You Your Happy Cry For Today

We all like to imagine our childhood as an idyllic time full of love, gentle guidance, and hair braiding. That’s not the reality for everyone, …

Understanding why some people take their lives – and some don’t

Arthur Sommer Rotenberg was a doctor in Toronto with a promising career. He had a large, loving family and was both studious and athletic, once …

The Ancient Magus’ Bride Promo Video Streamed and Visual Revealed

The official website for the upcoming anime adaptation of Kore Yamazaki’s manga The Ancient Magus’ Bride (Mahoutsukai no Yome), began streaming the …

Manga

30 Things You Might Not Know About Pretty in Pink, 30 Years Later

<i>Pretty in Pink</i> isn’t just a good ’80s movie. It isn’t just a good teen movie. And it isn’t just a good romantic movie. It’s just a good movie, …

Five Must-Watch Anime for Winter 2016

Alright. You know the drill. A new anime season means new anime—42 for this winter season to be precise. With so many, it can be hard to know what to …

Anime

DC Comics celebrates classic covers from five whole years ago | Polygon

Whether or not we're seeing the end of the New 52 as we know it, DC has announced that the controversial reboot will be getting a nice little homage in the form of 11 variant covers in May.<p>May 2016 is the month that every title that launched at the start of the New 52 will hit its 52nd issue. Of …

This Is "The Glassworker", Pakistan's First Fully Hand-Drawn Animated Film

The film is about a young boy named Vincent, and is influenced by Japanese anime style.<p>View this post on Facebook

Animation

British, U.S. embassies warn of threats against Westerners in Beijing

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> The British, U.S. and French embassies in China say they have received information of possible threats against Westerners visiting a popular shopping district in Beijing around Christmas.<p>The embassies sent out warnings to their citizens and staff, urging extra vigilance if they are …

China

Terrifying, Eerily Beautiful Photos Taken From Space Of Hurricane Patricia

The gigantic storm, the most powerful hurricane in recorded history, is expected to make landfall in Mexico on Friday night.

A rare supermoon total lunar eclipse will rise Sunday

Get ready. A very special, very rare moon is rising this weekend.<p>On Sunday, the full moon will be at its closest point to Earth in its monthly orbit …

8 Reasons Why You Should Date a Comic Book Geek

Heads up, comic book geeks! Penny, Bernadette and Amy aren’t the only people who can give you some sweet, sweet loving.<p>So you’re a proud geek and may …

10 Anime Series You Need To Watch Before You Die

You'll be glad you did.

Anime

To Stop Procrastinating, Start by Understanding the Emotions Involved

Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed<p>Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing more serious than poor time-management.<p>But researchers say chronic procrastination is an emotional …

Time Management