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Your Ultimate Guide to Anime Ending Credits: Part IV

If you found last time's quick look at the producers and studio interactions less exciting, you'll be glad to see this guide delve back into the …

Chinese fusion test reportedly reaches new milestone

Fusion power has long been considered to be the holy grail of alternative energy. Clean, abundant power, created through a self-sustaining process …

Macroscopic quantum entanglement achieved at room temperature

In quantum physics, the creation of a state of entanglement in particles any larger and more complex than photons usually requires temperatures close …

Futurist Ray Kurzweil predicts computers as small as blood cells

Is the moment that man and machine converge almost upon us? Ray Kurzweil thinks it's not far off.<p>The American computer scientist discussed the future …

Ray Kurzweil

Cassius and Clay, the Post-Apocalyptic Cartoon from the Archer Team, Is No More

When news broke that <i>Archer</i>’s Adam Reed and <i>Modern Family</i>’s Megan Ganz were teaming up for a new animated show set in a post-apocalyptic American …

Hope Larson and Brittney Williams discuss 'Goldie Vance,' their upcoming teen detective comic book series

Scoot over Nancy Drew, there's a new detective on the way ready to make her mark in the sleuthing world.<p>Graphic novelist Hope Larson and artist Brittney Williams have teamed up for "Goldie Vance," a new comic book series about 16-year-old detective-in-training Marigold "Goldie" Vance, who dreams of …

Graphic Novels

Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Expand Partnership - VideoInk

Netflix and DreamWorks Animation announced today an expansion of their current multi-year deal that will make the streaming service the global home …

Animation

Gravity Falls creator's next project lands at Fox

What that will entail is a mystery<p><i>Gravity Falls</i> creator Alex Hirsch is leaving the Disney Channel for Fox, Variety reports. Hirsch shared where he'd be heading after <i>Gravity Falls</i> airs its final episode next month, although he offered few other details.<p>20th Century Fox will produce a script and …

mo.js: JavaScript Framework for Complex Animations

The basics for demanding animations within the browser are set thanks to CSS3 and JavaScript. But the CSS characteristics and JavaScript methods only …

Yahoo reportedly will lay off more than 1,000 employees

It’s been a doom-and-gloom week for Yahoo.<p>First the media giant shuttered its premium video hub, Yahoo Screen, and then we learned that it’s facing a class action lawsuit for sending unsolicited text messages to users.<p>Now (as of late Wednesday), reports are flying that Yahoo is preparing to lay off …

Employment

Can You Make A Career Out of Internet Animation? The Pegbarians Are Definitely Trying

“In television and cinema, all involved have to invest big, with 13 or 26 episodes at the same time, before there’s any idea of how successful it …

‘X-Men: Danger Room Protocols’ Is Pure ’90s Nostalgia In Cartoon Form

There are currently no plans to make another X-Men cartoon, which is an odd decision on Marvel’s part. The ’90s cartoon series is arguably one of the most beloved things they’ve ever put out, after all. But fortunately, where Marvel and Fox have no interest, a fan is stepping in to deliver his own …

Comic Books

Google’s genius futurist takes 100 pills a day to help him live forever — here’s what some of them do

Google’s resident futurist and famed inventor Ray Kurzweil takes 100 pills a day to help him reach singularity, the point at which he believes …

Large Hadron Collider may have detected a new particle

Unusual LHC data hints that the Higgs boson might have been just the start of major discoveries.<p>The rejuvenated Large Hadron Collider might have achieved another breakthrough... provided everything lines up, that is. Two teams of CERN scientists have detected an excess of gamma ray pairs that they …

The First Image Ever of a Hydrogen Atom's Orbital Structure

What you’re looking at is the first direct observation of an <b>atom’s electron orbital</b> — <i>an atom's actual wave function</i>! To capture the image, …

Stephen Hawking Says 'God Particle' Could Wipe Out the Universe

Stephen Hawking bet Gordon Kane $100 that physicists would not discover the Higgs boson. After losing that bet when physicists detected the particle …

How Do They Do That? A Closer Look at Quantum Magnetic Levitation

For three years as an undergraduate physics student performing at science magic shows and open houses, I convinced students (and sometimes their …

A Turning Point For Quantum Computing

Quantum computing is moving from theory and experimentation into engineering and applications.<p>But now that quantum computing is going mainstream, it is incumbent on businesses and governments to understand its potential, for universities to beef up their teaching programs in quantum computing and …

Mystery Science Theater 3000 revival makes $5.7 million in record Kickstarter

Last night, the Kickstarter hoping to bring back cult TV hit <i>Mystery Science Theater 3000</i> wrapped its campaign, and it was a predictable smash, earning $5.76 million. Combining that with the $425,000 the creators say they've raised through other channels, the total funding for the revival has passed …

Computer Displays on Glass - STL Startup Introduces New Technology

<b>ST. LOUIS (KMOX)</b> A St. Louis startup is ready to push computing into the future.<p>Remember the 2002 Tom Cruise movie Minority Report? Where he gets …

Engage! Warp Drive Could Become Reality with Quantum-Thruster Physics

DALLAS — Warp-drive technology, a form of "faster than light" travel popularized by TV's "Star Trek," could be bolstered by the physics of quantum …

Physicists Prove That Spooky Action At a Distance Is Real

Entanglement is one of the strangest aspects of quantum mechanics, whereby two subatomic particles can be so closely connected that one can seem to …

Physics

Microsoft wants to make your dream HoloLens app

Have a good plan for a holographic Windows app? Microsoft could make it a reality.<p>Think you have a really good idea for a HoloLens app? Microsoft might just help you build it. The tech giant has launched a Share Your Idea challenge that asks developers to submit their holographic app concepts by …

Augmented Reality

Cyber Monday Beat Forecasts With A Record $3.07 Billion In Sales, 26% From Mobile Devices

Yesterday’s Cyber Monday sales event was already poised to break records with a forecasted $3 billion in sales, making it the largest online sales day in U.S. history. It ended up beating those estimates, however, according to the final numbers provided by Adobe’s Digital Index today: the company …

Why You Should Never Purchase Cheap 3rd Party Chargers For Mobile Devices

The chargers present within our smartphone bundles also deserve our attention. Taking care of your chargers is as important as taking care of your …

Adobe is telling people to stop using Flash

Adobe is finally ready to say goodbye to Flash. In an announcement last night, Adobe said that it will now "encourage content creators to build with new web standards," such as HTML5, rather than Flash. It's also beginning to deprecate the Flash name by renaming its animation app to Animate CC, …

Byron Howard and Rich Moore Talk ‘Zootopia’

After years spent participating in carefully arranged press junkets and interviews, countless hours spent talking to big animation studio feature …

Animation