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Universe Sandbox 2 Lets You Build, Destroy The Universe

Ever wanted to create your own universe? Or destroy it by ramming planets into each other, destruction derby-style? Well, here you go.<p><i>Universe</i> …

Universe

11. Emma Frost (X-Men: First Class)

In fairness, Emma Frost (January Jones) displays a number of her famous comic book abilities in X-Men: First Class, namely telepathy and transforming …

Good Luck Trying to Sleep If You Watch This Horror Trailer Before Bed

Cute, colonial New England—but with witches, death and demonic goats!<p>Are you enjoying a nice, refreshing summer afternoon, basking in the afterglow of a Hump Day conquered, looking downhill at Friday and thinking, hey, you know, maybe things ain't so bad? Well, stop, and fly away with me to a muted …

Wing-nuts with guns & dreams of a race war: Inside the dangerous obsessions of right-wing extremists

Oath Keepers in Ferguson and Confederate flag supporters elsewhere all seem hellbent on armed conflict<p>Even as we round the corner into the final year of the Obama administration, organized and semi-organized racists continue to rage against the election of the first African-American president. This …

Rights & Freedoms

Satan's fall from heaven retold as an animation for David Gilmour's Rattle That Lock music video

<b>Music:</b> hand-drawn imagery depicts stormy and celestial scenes in Alasdair + Jock's intricate animation for David Gilmour's Rattle That Lock (+ movie).<p>…

David Gilmour

San Francisco cyclists protest ... by obeying traffic rules

<b>San Francisco cyclists brought traffic to a halt last week by stopping at every red light and crossing in response to a police crackdown on red light</b> …

San Francisco

The Scariest Movie of All Time Is Actually Just This Trailer for a Scary Movie

"Goodnight, Mommy": Not a bedtime story.<p>The horror movie <i>Goodnight Mommy</i> dropped a new trailer late last week, and we would have written about it then, but, five days later, we’re just now putting the teddy bear down and crawling out from under the covers. Because this movie looks straight <i>fucked …

Horror

11 must-see San Francisco destinations that most people don't know about

In case you've been considering a sojourn to California, we've picked out some hidden gems of San Francisco.<p>Even if you don't make trip to the West Coast, you can live vicariously by scoping each destination on Maps.

Google Maps

Disney explains why its 3D animation looks so realistic

Have you watched 3D-animated Disney flicks like <i>Big Hero 6</i> and wondered how some of its scenes manage to look surprisingly realistic? Today's your lucky day: Disney has posted a top-level explanation of how its image rendering engine, Hyperion, works its movie magic. The software revolves around …

Artist Celebrates Late Grandfather By Drawing Each Of The 100,000+ Items He Left In His Toolshed

Talented artist Lee John Phillips has undertaken a project of epic proportions to celebrate the memory of his late grandfather. Phillips estimates …

Woodworking

Did Pixar Kill Hand-Drawn Animation in the US?

A Note from the Author<p>By my personal admission, the topic of hand-drawn animation and its current state in the animation industry is a subject that I …

Animation

Walt Disney Animation Studios

Watch This Amazing GoPro Joyride That’s Part Animation Part GoPro Footage

The Line is a collective of directors that specialize in short films. In their most recent video they combine candid video footage with some carefree …

Bruce Gilden’s Face: An up close and personal look at people often ignored (PHOTOS).

There are 50 portraits in Bruce Gilden’s new book, <i>Face</i>, published by Dewi Lewis, and it’s a safe bet you’ll probably remember all of them.<p>That’s …

Street Photography

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Don't Miss<p>How Black Panther sets up Avengers: Infinity War How Black Panther sets up Avengers: Infinity War<p>Black Panther review: Marvel's epic breaks …

Guess which American city gets the least sleep of all

Technology is both the cause of—and potential solution to—just about all of our time management problems. It’s even having its way with our sleep …

San Francisco

Our Favorite Behind-the-Scenes Clips From ‘Suicide Squad’ so Far

While the film isn’t set to release until August 2016, the anticipation for David Ayer’s upcoming <i>Suicide Squad</i> shows no sign of slowing down. When a …

Comic Books

This Dark Spoof On Action Figures Delivers A Message On Military Recruitment, The Reality Of War

Veteran for Peace UK wants to show war is not a cartoon.<p>The harsh realities of war and its consequences are delivered in uncompromising fashion in a new campaign by education and lobby group, Veterans for Peace UK.<p>An unsettling three-minute film is specifically aimed at raising the age of …

Veterans

‘Refuge’, A Tense Science Fiction Short Film Lit Exclusively by Moonlight and Shot at 51,200 ISO

“Refuge” is a tense science fiction short film by director Sam Shapson that was lit exclusively by moonlight, a feat made possible by shooting at an …

Charleston shooting renews world criticism of U.S. racism and gun violence

Often the target of U.S. accusations over human rights, China wasted little time returning such charges following the shooting at a historic black …

Guns

Charleston shootings: NRA blames victims as reactions echo Newtown

An NRA board member suggested worshippers ‘might be alive’ if they had guns themselves, while Obama and gun control groups repeat calls for reform<p>Reactions to mass shootings in the United States admit little variation. Gun control groups diagnose an epidemic, the president declares a crisis and gun …

Guns
Mental Disorders

160,000 ready to celebrate if Christian couple divorces over gay marriage

Over 160,000 people have said they will celebrate the day a Christian couple file for divorce if same-sex marriage is passed in Australia.<p>Canberra …

US rower ends bid to become first female to row solo across the Pacific

Sonya Baumstein was rescued by the Japan Coast Guard a week after she began the six-month odyssey<p>An American woman has ended her attempt to become the first female to cross the Pacific Ocean by herself in a rowboat after running into rough weather and a piece of steering equipment failed off the …

Coast Guard

Dinosaurs on screen: fact or fantasy?

Critics of new film Jurassic World say that the prehistoric creatures look wrong. But how much do we really know about dinosaurs – and when it comes to portraying them on screen, does it matter anyway?<p>If you ever feel the urge to see well-intentioned dinosaur wrongness in all its glory, take a trip …

Dinosaurs

Couple threatens to divorce if same-sex marriage is legalized in Australia

An Australian couple has threatened to divorce if their country’s government passes a law to legalize same-sex marriage.<p>Nick and Sarah Jensen of Canberra are Christian and believe the legalization of gay marriage in the Land Down Under would undermine their “sacred” marriage and open the door to …

Fantastic Four New Trailer

This<p>is certainly the most ridiculous weekend for film trailers ever. Batman v Superman, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World tomorrow and now …

Movies