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The electric guitar: 10 things you didn't know about the musical instrument

Play It Loud: An Epic History of the Style, Sound, & Revolution of the Electric Guitar is just that: a swooping, all-encompassing timeline of the instrument’s early days to its beyond-essential role in pop culture and music. Written by Brad Tolinski and Alan Di Perna, with a foreword by Carlos …

Guitar

The Best Comic Books for Marvel Comics Noobs And Beginners

You know you want to jump on the bandwagon too.<p>Comics are not an easy medium to break into. Yes, they’re easy to find, and the number of blockbuster …

Marvel Universe

Dad Surprises His Daughter With Different Post-It Note Hidden In Her Lunch Every Day For Past 3 Years

Rob Biddulph is an illustrator with a cause, and that cause is to make his daughter Poppy feel loved every day. To do so, he's been drawing creative …

Sandwiches

An Exclusive Look Inside the Beautiful Art of Jock

If you’ve been on io9 before—or hell, the internet at large—you’ve probably seen the gorgeous poster work of British artist Jock. Or maybe you’ve …

Magnetique is VR’s first 3D, 360-degree comic book

Fire up the Bat Signal; we now have VR’s first official 3D, 360 degree comic book.<p>Oniride today launches the first issue of <i>Magnetique</i>, a new comic series for Gear VR (Oculus Store). This isn’t your traditional book simply digitized like some sort of VR e-reader. It’s a completely native experience …

Earth - We might live in a computer program, but it may not matter

<i>This story is part of BBC Earth's "Best of 2016" list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>Are you real? What about me?<p>These used to be questions that only philosophers worried about. Scientists just got on with figuring out how the world is, and why. But some of the current best …

Singularity

The Walking Dead: Robert Kirkman Reveals His Inspiration For Rick Grimes

<i>The Walking</i> <i>Dead</i>'s Rick Grimes is possibly the most iconic character on television right now (if that torch hasn't been passed to his new nemesis …

The Walking Dead

The Joker: A History of Madness

The Joker is arguably the most iconic comic book villain of all time. He has cemented himself in popular culture through comics, TV shows and movies. …

Comic Books

Did The Walking Dead Season 7 Trailer Introduce The Whisperers?

<i>The Walking</i> <i>Dead</i>'s Season 7 trailer featured so many things for fans to get excited about that we may have all overlooked one major, gigantic, …

Scientists isolate the brain's 'physics engine,' could lead to faster, more agile robots - ExtremeTech

Scientists isolate the brain’s ‘physics engine,’ could lead to faster, more agile robots<p>By on August 8, 2016 at 3:38 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate …

5 Famous Kid's Characters You Didn't Know Were Propaganda

Iconic children's characters are generally brightly colored, simply designed, and meant only to educate and entertain the young'uns. But sometimes …

Marvel Comics

Wormholes at centre of black holes could offer passage to other parts of universe

Wormholes in electrically-charged black holes solve the problem of singularity say physicists.<p>A wormhole at the centre of a black hole could serve as …

Comic Books

Michael Keaton Explains Why He Agreed To Star In Marvel's SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING

<i>Spider-Man: Homecoming</i> star Michael Keaton reveals why he signed up to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe and reveals exactly how familiar he is with …

Comics

Deep sea robot films mysterious purple orb on ocean floor - and scientists don't know what it is

Scientists have been left baffled after discovering a mysterious glowing purple orb on the sea bed.<p>Marine researchers made the bizarre discovery as …

Comic Book Review – Assassin’s Creed: Templars #4

<i>Calum Petrie reviews Assassin’s Creed: Templars #4…</i><p><i>The streets of Shanghai have erupted into utter chaos asBlack Cross finally evades the henchmen of</i> …

The sublime Robert Crumb

The controversial cartoonist is a cult favourite, with Alan Moore and Steve Martin among his many fans. As he confronts the smartphone era, his wit …

DC Comics Calls Trump A ‘Racist Short-Fingered Failed Meat Salesman’ – But Makes Him President

So, <i>Hellblazer Rebirth</i> #1by <b>Simon Oliver</b> and <b>Moritat</b>, published by DC Comics yesterday, has street-level magician John Constantine returning home to …

Google Introduces Bubble Zoom At San Diego – A New Way To Read Digital Comics

<i>Jeremy Konrad reports from the San Diego Comic-Con show floor.</i><p>Looks like ComiXology will have to step up with their Guided View.<p>At the DC booth, they …

Digital Comics

Comic Book Reviews for July 20, 2016

Snotgirl and Black Widow lead the pack.<p>It may be Comic-Con week, but publishers certainly didn't take a break from releasing new comics. DC's latest …

Comic Books

George RR. Martin teenage fan letter to Stan Lee resurfaces

When George R.R. Martin was 16 years old, he called out comic great Stan Lee for plot holes in Lee’s comics. In the letter, which was published in</i> …

Comics

My Chemical Romance tease comeback three years after announcing split

My Chemical Romance returned to Twitter on Wednesday by teasing a reunion and new logo with a 30-second video.<p>The video is accompanied to the piano …

My Chemical Romance

POWERLESS Is the Superhero Comedy We Deserve (SDCC Review)

<i>With so many new shows premiering this upcoming season, it can be a daunting task to pick and choose what is worth watching … and more importantly,</i> …

Comic Books

Bob Geldof’s Sweary Rant At Brentwood Festival Sees ‘Primark Wearing’ Fans Walk Out

'When you come to a rock and roll festival you dress for a rock and roll festival.'<p>Bob Geldof might be edging towards official pension age but that …

Bands

Google now uses machine learning to make reading comics on phones easier

Plenty of people still like to read their comics on paper, but increasingly, phones and tablets are the devices of choice for keeping up with the Justice League.<p>Last year, Google introduced a new reading experience for comics in its Play Books store for Android that makes it easier to follow along …

Machine Learning

8 Personality Traits of Highly Intelligent People (Backed by Science)

The scientific reasoning behind some of the personality traits that smart people share.<p>Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>…

Psychology

Time-lapse video taken from space captures entire year on earth

NASA’s EPIC camera, situated in space between Earth and the sun on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite, has captured one year’s worth of images of Earth. NASA compiled 3,000 of these images into a time-lapse and released it on Wednesday, July 20.<p>EPIC takes a photo every two hours, …

Netflix will stream CBS' new Star Trek series all around the world

And every Star Trek TV show will be streaming there by the end of 2016<p><i>Star Trek</i> fans around the world clamoring for CBS' new take on the universe have an unexpected party to thank for the show's international availability: Netflix. The streaming giant announced today that it's obtained the …

Star Trek

Suicide Squad: Costume designer reveals Margot Robbie almost wore the classic Harley Quinn jester outfit

With <i>Batman v Superman</i> having received relatively middling reviews, DC are likely pinning their hopes of a well received expanded universe on <i>Suicide</i> …

Comic Books

DC Comics Recovers Marketshare With Rebirth, Marvel Still Owns June 2016 Marketshare, But Sales Slide Reverses

Last month saw DC Comics still in the marketshare doldrums where they have been for many months. In June, with Rebirth breaking out in all their …

Graphic Novels