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The Mathematics of Murder: Should a Robot Sacrifice Your Life to Save Two?

It happens quickly—more quickly than you, being human, can fully process.<p>A front tire blows, and your autonomous SUV swerves. But rather than veering left, into the opposing lane of traffic, the robotic vehicle steers right. Brakes engage, the system tries to correct itself, but there’s too much …

Autonomous Cars

Female filmmakers still locked out of big Hollywood productions, study finds

Women are a significant force in independently-made films but they remain largely locked out of big Hollywood productions, according to a new study.<p>Women filled 26% of key behind-the-scenes roles – directors, producers, executive producers, writers, editors and cinematographers – in feature-length …

There Are At Least 3 ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Off Movies In The Works

"We're in development on spin-off films which we have not gotten specific about," he added. "But we feel that we've got at least three that we're targeting to go into production. That pipeline is going to be rich certainly through the end of this decade."<p>He also hinted that the "Star Wars" saga may …

Star Wars

'Game of Thrones' Sets Dubious Record: 200,000 Pirating At Once

It's no secret that HBO's "Game of Thrones" is one of the most popular shows ever. But it's not just leading ratings on TV — it's also seeing unheard-of levels of piracy. The latest record? Over 200,000 people pirating Season 4 Episode 5 at once using file-sharing protocol BitTorrent.<p>The numbers …

Like It or Not, You'll Have Twitter's New Profile by May 28

Ready or not, Twitter's new profiles are coming.<p>Announced early last month, the profile update will soon be required for everyone on the service. …

Chat App Tango Plans Push Into China This Year

It was quite a surprise when Tango, a free messaging and calling app for iOS and Android, scored a $280 million funding round led by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba earlier this year. After all, Tango’s largest market is the US — out of its 200 million registered users, 50 million come from the US.<p>…

7 Movie Monsters That Allegedly Represent Communism

Whether by design or the result of over-analyzation, these sci-fi creatures were cited as physical manifestations of communism’s “evil empire” during …

Communist Party

Meet the Nightmare-Inducing Goblin Shark

On April 19, Carl Moore was fishing in the Gulf of Mexico when he brought up the catch of a lifetime in his shrimp net: a live <i>Mitsukurina owstoni</i>, or …

Fish

Name That 8-Bit Cat

Name That Cat<p>See if you can identify each of these famous felines rendered in 8-bit graphics.<p>*<p>Olive Us Are Wondering<p>Why can you only get black olives …

Think You Know What Comic Book Fans Look Like? 'We Are Comics' Is Here To Change That

When you think of a comic book fan, do you picture someone... male? Middle-aged? White? The stereotype of the geeky comic book guy is still pervasive across popular culture (see: Comic Book Guy in "The Simpsons," Kevin Smith's TV show "Comic Book Men"), but it couldn't be further from the truth. …

Humans 'Not Ready' To Meet Aliens, Study Suggests

Humans are not yet ready to make contact with intelligent aliens, a study suggests.<p>Space psychologist Professor Gabriel de la Torre came to the …