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How RocketJump Film School Has Removed All Your Excuses For Not Making a Movie

The dean of RocketJump Film School talks about how a production company’s incisive video series teaches every aspect of how movies are made.<p>Aspiring directors now have equipment on their phones they would’ve had to pay an indie film budget’s worth of tuition to access only a decade or two ago. Just …

King Tut's Knife Was Made From A Meteorite

This discovery is out of this world.<p>Scientists say an iron knife buried with King Tut is truly out of this world.<p>The knife was made with iron that came from a meteorite, according to an article in the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science published online last month.<p>The dagger in question was …

Archaeology

This crazy live-action video game trailer looks like something out of a sci-fi film

"Deus Ex: Mankind Divided" is an action role-playing game about a dystopian future in which individuals with mechanical augmentations — "Augs" — are cast out from society.<p>The game doesn't arrive until August, but Square Enix released a live-action trailer on Thursday that sheds light on this world …

Enix

While everyone was paying attention to Zika, a much deadlier mosquito-borne virus began to spread

The authors of a recent paper called the current situation "unprecedented in history," writing that it is "critical" to assess the risk now and act quickly "so that a global catastrophe can be averted."<p>Yellow fever causes 180,000 cases and 78,000 deaths in Africa per year, according to a recent …

Public Health

Can Quantum Physics Solve Time Travel's Most Famous Paradox?

Maybe you can go back in time and kill your grandfather.<p>If you have ever sat down and thought about time travel for even half a second, you have grappled with the Grandfather Paradox. Of the many mind-boggling questions raised by the specter of time travel, it is probably the most common. What …

At last, a film about the 80s that tells it like it was … without leg-warmers

Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some!! re-creates a 1980s adolescence that will seem alien to today’s teens<p>The ageing process may be gradual but the realisation that it is fully under way is like a large penny (or shilling, depending on your age) dropping with an unwelcome clang. One morning, …

Here's what a legendary internet pirate had to say about the rise of torrenting

Like all good things, it eventually came to an end. In fact, everything came crashing down overnight after a multi-million lawsuit was brought forward by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) in October last year. Now, the former leader of the 'YIFY' brand, who goes by the same name, has …

Internet

Silicon Valley legend Bill Campbell has died — here is some of his best leadership advice

Bill Campbell, widely known in Silicon Valley as "The Coach," died on Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.<p>Before entering the tech industry, Campbell served as head football coach at Columbia University and maintained a pep-talk approach when dealing with executives. Campbell's illustrious …

Silicon Valley

How to touch someone, according to science

With a stroke of the hand he or she wishes to convey an ancient and deeply human message: You are cared for, you are safe. But what makes for a meaningful loving touch?<p>Is it something baked into the structure and function of our skin, nerves, and brain, or the result or our culturally constructed …

The Brain

Three new Netflix shows and movies to look out for this month

It's going to be a particularly exciting three weeks for Netflix subscribers, with some of the streaming service's most hotly anticipated shows (and …

Here are all of the Oscar-nominated movies you can stream right now

If you're hoping to catch up with some of the big Oscar contenders before the ceremony, you can head to the movie theater to catch some that are showing, like Leonardo DiCaprio's "The Revenant."<p>Or you could stay home. Luckily, some of the other nominees are available — or soon will be — on …

Shades of Grey

The Oculus Rift costs $599 and ships in March

Pre-orders are now open for the first Oculus Rift consumer virtual reality headset and the company finally revealed the all-important price: $599 (€699 in Europe and £499 in the UK). Oculus CEO Palmer Luckey knows that the long-term success or failure of the Rift depends a lot on that number, but …

Can a Plant Remember? This One Seems to—Here’s the Evidence

Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich<p>There’s this plant I’ve heard about that had a really bad afternoon a few years ago. It was in its pot bothering nobody and then, suddenly, it fell. Not once, but 56 times. (I’ll explain in a minute.) But it’s a plant. Things happen to plants, and as far as I …

NYU scientists are transforming the way we understand how the brain processes language

The work seems to contradict theories that brains just collect one word at a time.<p>The finding, reported in Nature Neuroscience , plunges the scientists, all of whom are affiliated with New York University, into a long-time roaring battle among linguists, neuroscientists and psychologists about how …

Language

Adidas uses plastic ocean waste to create a 3D-printed shoe

Back in June, Adidas revealed a shoe made almost entirely from recycled ocean waste. That product marked the beginning of a partnership between the sportswear firm and Parley, an organization trying to combat ocean pollution worldwide. Now, Adidas is taking this one step further: its new design …

This Fan Made Homage To A More Mature ‘Ninja Turtles’ Is Likely Better Than Michael Bay’s Reboot

Despite being panned by critics and long-time fans of Eastman and Laird’s classic comic, Michael Bay’s <i>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</i> made nearly a half-billion dollars at the international box-office and already has a sequel in the works. <i>Someone</i> liked it.<p>You’ve heard it all before – <i>Teenage Mutant</i> …

Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Apps

Quantum computers a step closer to reality after silicon coding breakthrough

In the race to build the first functional quantum computer, Australian researchers at the University of NSW find coding possible in silicon<p>Australian researchers have demonstrated that a quantum version of computer code can be written on a silicon microchip with the highest level of accuracy ever …

Quantum Computing

Bill Nye says bubbling air into Earth's oceans might save the planet from ourselves

In keeping true to form, Nye laid down his opinion on yet another contentious but intriguing field during an interview with National Geographic on Nov. 15.<p>In the chat, Nye said he believes that geoengineering — a family of techniques to hack the environment — could be a game-changer for combating …

Global Warming

Someone Photoshopped this Sikh Guy, and Now the World Thinks He’s a Paris Terrorist

Yikes. Someone Photoshopped a selfie by a Sikh man to look like a terrorist from the Paris attacks, the fake photo went viral, and news organizations …

Man Points a GoPro the Wrong Way During an Entire Vacation in Las Vegas

When Evan Griffin‘s dad visited Las Vegas recently, he borrowed his son’s GoPro camera to capture memories of the things he saw there.<p>“I did not, …

Megan Quinn Heads To Spark Capital As GP To Focus On Growth Stage Investing

Today, investor Megan Quinn shared that she’d be joining Spark Capital as a general partner for its growth stage fund (its first), which we covered last year. Quinn stepped down from KPCB this year after nearly three years with the firm.<p>Here’s what Quinn had to say on the new role:<p>Three and half …

Witness the Historical Transformation of Japanese Photography

P.W. No. 40 Symptom—Sea, Body, 1972.<br>Photograph by Kōji Enokura, © Michiyo Enokura<p>1 of 16<p>LightBox NewsletterSign up to receive the latest from TIME's …

Quirky Photo-Manipulations That Remix the World in Creative Ways

Photographer James Popsys lives in London, one of the most photographed cities in the world. With so many people making virtually the same photos as …

The DJI Osmo is a Handheld 12MP/4K Camera with a Brushless Gimbal

DJI is known for being the world’s dominant drone company, but today it announced a different kind of product. Say hello to the DJI Osmo, a new …

What Your Eating Habits Reveal About Your Personality

Are you a fast eater, a slow eater or an "isolationist"?<p>You are what you eat, or so the saying goes. But it may be more accurate to say that you are <i>how</i> you eat.<p>Last week, an unscientific but all-too-relatable listicle on LittleThings.com broke down different personality types based on eating …

Sneak Peek: Adobe ‘Monument Mode’ Wipes Tourists from a Scene in Real Time

At the Adobe MAX conference last night, Adobe shared some sneak peeks at innovative technologies currently being brewed by company scientists in …

Mind reading may one day be possible, researchers say

According to a new study, ‘a non-invasive brain-to-brain interface (BBI) can be used to allow one human to guess what is on the mind of another human’<p>Mind reading might not be as far-fetched as many people believe, says a study published by researchers at the University of Washington.<p>Their …

The Brain

Real-life gangsters pour scorn on Johnny Depp mob biopic Black Mass

Lawyer for Whitey Bulger, the gangster immortalised on screen by Depp, says actor ‘might as well have been playing the Mad Hatter again’ for all his client’s interest, while enforcer Kevin Weeks questions film’s failure to mention FBI complicity<p>It’s been hailed as a major return to form for Johnny …