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Netflix's Extinction Has Everything You Need From a Big Sci-Fi Blockbuster

Netflix's Extinction, directed by Ben Young, is an alien invasion movie with a prominent leading cast, starring Michael Pena (Ant-Man and the Wasp) …

11 Games You Didn't Know About (But Should)

We cover a <i>lot</i> of games here on IGN, but amid all the noise it can be difficult for some of the most quietly creative games to be heard.<p>Here are 11 …

The new wave of AR

UK companies are setting the global standard for<br>the next wave of breakthroughs, particularly in technology.<p>The new wave of augmented …

This beautifully designed 'dumb phone' can only make calls and send texts — and it might be the key to curing our addiction to apps

The Brooklyn-based startup Light has set an impossible goal of getting people to put down their smartphones.<p>Light launched in 2014 and a year later debuted its first product, the Light Phone. It could only make calls and tell the time, and the company described it as a "quite a smart 'dumb' …

Apps

24 Documentaries To Watch If You Want To Be ~Changed~

"Are you still there?" — Netflix, this weekend<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Why Poetry

An impassioned call for a return to reading poetry and an incisive argument for poetry’s accessibility to all readers, by critically acclaimed poet …

Quentin Tarantino Explains Why He Thinks The Video Store Experience Was More Beneficial Than Netflix

Quentin Tarantino believes in the power of a good recommendation. And back-of-box marketing materials. He also believes in one’s sense of ownership and pride when it comes to the long-gone days of renting videos at a store. Thanks to Netflix and the general streaming video boom that’s left …

Quentin Tarantino

Put Away the Red Pen

I remember grading my students’ essays and making comments, asking questions, probing for more and then assigning the grade. I spent an inordinate …

Study Questions Whether Standardized Tests Assess Learning Or Engagement

I’ve previously written about research finding that at least 15 percent, and possibly as much as 30 percent, of a test taker’s success could depend …

The top 10 most underrated horror films

<b>(Warner Bros. Pictures/IFC Midnight/IFC Films/Lions Gate Entertainment)</b><p>From “Trick r’ Treat” to “Jason Goes To Hell,” here are 10 underrated horror films that should get their due<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>October 16, 2017 10:45pm (UTC)<p>This list of underrated horror films is not necessarily determined by Rotten …

Harvard Business Review Publishes Yet Another Excellent Guide To Classroom Management

Over the years, I’ve found that The Harvard Business Review has published some of the best guides to classroom management that you’re going to find …

Stranger Things: The Game Released For Free

An Eggo Collect-athon!<p>A Stranger Things game has launched on the App Store & Google Play Store.<p>The game, which is free of charge, and includes no …

App Store

Billy Joel’s ‘The Stranger’ at 40: A Track-by-Track Guide

“Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)”<p>The first of the many characters we meet on <i>The Stranger</i> is Anthony, a Long Island grocery-store worker with dreams of …

Augmented reality could be the biggest reason to buy an iPhone 8

This year's iPhone (tentatively dubbed the "iPhone 8") is going to be a huge launch.<p>We've already heard a lot about the iPhone 8 through leaks. …

Analyst: ARKit will be the basis of ‘iGlass’ smart glasses accessory from Apple

Apple earlier this month unveiled its new ARKit developer platform for building augmented reality applications for iPhone and iPad. Echoing previous reports, UBS analyst Steven Milunovich issued an investor note today in which he claims Apple will release a pair of smart glasses, perhaps called …

Augmented Reality

The 50 Scariest Movies of All Time

From classic jumps to psychological horror, these films might just keep you awake at night.<p>What makes a scary movie scary?<p>If you glanced at what's come out in the past 20 years, you might think it's the amount of diced body tissue flying around the screen. Horror has always depended on shock value …

Horror

If You Want to Glimpse the Power of AI, Play These Games

Google made one thing abundantly clear at this week's big I/O developer conference: It is an AI-first company now. The brass spent hours explaining …

Here's a Chilling Glimpse of the Privacy-Free Future

The computers are watching.<p>Imagine if you lost your keys and instead of fishing around in the couch cushions, you could just pull out your phone and search for them. Just a quick, textual query with a quick response that they're on your desk, you doofus. This is not only possible; it's possible …

If America becomes a dystopian hellscape, it might look like this

A haunting new novel lays out a nightmarish vision of America’s future.<p>It’s 2075 and America is sunk deep in its second civil war.<p>Everything has gone to hell. Coastal cities have disappeared under a rising sea; a weaponized plague has killed almost a third of the population; fossil fuels (after …

The machine learning in Microsoft Word's new Editor is scarily good

I mean, you <i>really</i> suck. That's what I wanted to write, but a new feature in the Office 365 version of Word called Editor made an interesting suggestion. The "machine" noted how the word "really" is superfluous, and it's true. The extra word doesn't add anything to the sentence, so I removed it.<p>I've …

Machine Learning

Want to make video interactive? Try this simple tool

Poynter's Ren LaForme has spent a lot of time with digital tools (the things you use to create new things, not the online know-it-alls). (OK, Maybe …

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Zero Projects That Make Use of Its Small Stature

The Raspberry Pi has long been the hobbyist choice for DIY electronics projects. The Raspberry Pi Zero, which is about the size of a stick of gum, …

Over-the-air wireless charging from Disney? Research paper published on magnetic waves

Energous seems to be the company in the lead for extending wireless charging beyond the pale of a contact pad.<p>Its WattUp standard works to deliver …

Wireless Charging

Homework: is it worth the hassle?

Parents and educators question the value of setting assignments for students. But what does the neuroscience say?<p>Like all teachers, I’ve spent many hours correcting homework. Yet there’s a debate over whether we should be setting it at all.<p>I teach both primary and secondary, and regularly find …

Creative Commons' New Search Engine Makes It Easy To Find Free-To-Use Images

Busted! You copied an image on your blog that you saw on the internet. You didn’t think you were doing anything wrong but it turns out you were. The image was copyrighted and now the copyright holder is threatening to take you to court unless you pay a fee. That threat may be nothing more than …

Creative Commons

Prepare Your Entire Breakfast—Coffee Included—With One Efficient Appliance

The hardest part of cooking a well-rounded breakfast is getting the timing right (after all, no one wants cold eggs or floppy bacon). Fortunately, …

The 15 Most Talked-About Films From Sundance

An epic drama of racial strife in 1940s Mississippi, a surreal ghost story, and a gay coming-of-age romance were among the hits of this year’s film festival.<p>Last year’s Sundance Film Festival felt almost serendipitously timed—coming at the same time as the much-derided 2016 Oscar nominations, the …

Sony Pictures

‘We’re not hippies, we’re punks.’ School that has projects, not subjects, on the timetable

Finland’s answer to a slip in standards is to put more ‘joy’ into the curriculum. We visit a school in Yorkshire that aims to show the UK could do the same<p>‘New core curriculum for basic education emphasises the joy of learning,” reads a recent headline on a government education website. This new, …

Education

The 100 Greatest Singer-Songwriter Songs

In a time long ago – well sometime before the early 60s – songwriters wrote songs and singers sang them. It was less often that people did both. Of …

Music