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Everyone’s trapped on The Walking Dead

You’d think by now that I’d be used to <i>The Walking Dead</i>’s decompressed storytelling, but realizing this week that Rick’s plan to deal with the rock …

Major theater chains ban new Paranormal Activity movie, are big scaredy cats

Proving themselves to be a bunch of big baby scaredy cats who are afraid of their own shadows, <i>The Wrap</i> reports that a handful of major theater …

Experimental simulation of quantum particles travelling through time

Lead author and PhD student Martin Ringbauer, from UQ’s School of Mathematics and Physics, said the study used photons – single particles of light – …

Technology Is Magic, Just Ask The Washington Post

Most people don’t understand how technology works. When they flip a light switch, or tap their phone, what happens next is essentially magic to them. Oh, they may be able to handwave a bit about electrons and volts and microprocessors and radio waves and packet-switched networks, but they’re just …

Lift the ceiling on campaign donations

A remarkable thing just happened in the chaotic race for the<p>Republicanpresidential nomination, and it wasn't the rise ofDonald Trump. It was the impressive numbers reported for the first stage of the GOP's "money primary": the competition to raise the hundreds of millions of dollars a White House …

The stars have aligned for real prison reform

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you do not yet believe that bipartisan criminal justice reform is possible inside the dysfunction of Washington, it is time to put away your doubts.<p>Over the last two weeks, we have witnessed a historic surge of momentum for the prospects of justice reform -- punctuated by this week's …

Employment

$100m to find alien life? That's a start — but not nearly enough

The scientific question of whether we are “alone” in the universe is age-old, spanning Giordano Bruno’s ideas of the 1500s, Immanuel Kant’s writings in 1755, and, of course, science fiction. There is only one answer to this question: “No, we are not alone – and never have been.”<p>This week Russian …

Paranormal

9 Clothing Brands From Men's New York Fashion Week That Should Be On Your Radar

The re-launch of Men's New York Fashion Week brought mixed reviews but ultra diverse model casting.<p>And when it came to the actual Spring 2016 collections, we were impressed by the usual suspects, including Michael Kors, Thom Browne, Timo Weiland, and Public School. Others may be less well-known, …

Qualcomm announces major workforce restructure

Qualcomm has been on top in the mobile processor space for a number of years now, powering everything from budget smartphones to high-end flagships. But this year the company has seen its revenue and operating income drop by around $1 billion, as some expected. This has caused Qualcomm to announce …