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Japan Mints First Robot Billionaire

Yoshiyuki Sankai, founder and head of cyborg-robot maker Cyberdyne, joins the ranks of Forbes’ Billionaires at a $1 billion net worth as the share price of his medical robotics company has quintupled since its March debut on Japan’s Mothers market for startups.<p>The University of Tsukuba PhD invented …

Arrow and The Flash Will Cross Over Once a Year

"Like a Doctor Who Christmas special."<p>The CW is already looking to expand its Arrow/The Flash universe, with a third potential series in development. …

Batwoman

The best backstage moments at the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes have wrapped, but we still have plenty to divulge from backstage at Sunday’s ceremony. Winners including J.K. Simmons, Billy Bob …

Globes at the Globes: Cleavage Makes a Big Statement (or Two) on the Carpet

This year, breasts are officially back<p>"You've got the globes," quipped <b>Jeremy Renner</b> to <b>Jennifer Lopez</b> as they presented the 2015 Golden Globe award …

Red Carpet

Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read

A Reddit.com user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson: "Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?"<p>Below, you …

Jennifer Lopez Miiiight Have Had a Nip Slip at the Golden Globes

That underwire makes it complicated.<p>Was this a subtle #FreetheNipple statement? Proooobably not, but either way, we love J.Lo's attitude about the whole thing.<p>While walking the red carpet at tonight's Golden Globes, the 45-year-old super goddess seems to have had a bit of a nip slip situation in …

An Animated Short About a Couple Literally Trying to Maintain Their Equilibrium During an Attempt at Reconciliation

<i>Head Over Heels</i>, a brilliiant stop-motion animation by student filmmaker Tim Rickart, tells the story of of Walter and Madge, a couple that has put a …

Please don’t keep me waiting: 76 of our most anticipated entertainments of 2015, part 2

41. <i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i> (June 2)<p>Rocksteady Studios’ <i>Arkham</i> games have been one of the great pleasures in recent gaming. Comic-book based games that …

Marvel’s Agent Carter is snazzy, retro, and super-cool

Anyone who questions the necessity of <i>Agent Carter</i> should know that in the show’s first episode, there’s a scene where Hayley Atwell—playing Strategic …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Saturn's Rings Go Dark, X-Rays Burst, and a Skyline Burns

Cassini views Saturn's rings in a different light, x-rays flare from the sun, and a city's skyline stands out against a fiery sunset.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’: The galaxy’s main event | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

A scene from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." (Lucasfilm / Disney)<p>John Boyega in a scene from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." (Lucasfilm / Disney)<p>A scene from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." (Lucasfilm / Disney)<p>A scene from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." (Lucasfilm / Disney)<p>A scene from "Star Wars: …

'Selma,' 'Unbroken,' 'Woods,' 'Sniper': Oscar hopefuls line up on Christmas

In keeping with holiday tradition, Hollywood studios finally unwrapped the last of their adult-oriented prestige pictures on Christmas Day, giving the moviegoing public a chance to check in with the rest of 2014's high-profile Oscar hopefuls.<p>Among the notable releases Thursday were Universal's …

The best albums of 2014 – readers' picks

It’s been just over five months since The War on Drugs’ Lost in the Dream was declared our readers’ favourite album of the year, and Philadelphia’s finest looked all set to secure another top spot – before four blokes from Birkenhead beat them into second place with a surprise charge. Surreal rock …

Bob Marley & The Wailers Live Release From 1978 Coming Soon

Universal Music Group and reggae singer <b>Bob Marley’s</b> family have big plans to celebrate what would’ve been the icon’s 70th birthday in 2015 according …

Anthony Green posts surprise Christmas EP - Alternative Press

In light of the holiday season, <b>Anthony Green</b> has posted a two-song EP, titled <i>Winter Songs</i>, which is available for free download below. The release …

12 Biggest Moments of The #EmoRevival in 2014 - Alternative Press

Some people thought the emo revival would be a passing fad after its rise to prominence in 2013, but alas, 2014 proved that your favorite heartbreak …

Watch Garth Brooks and Justin Timberlake Get ‘Low’ in Surprise Duet

Two weeks after throwing an unexpected cover of “Friends in Low Places” into the middle of his set at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, …

Settlement Reached in Sugarland Stage Collapse

Over three years have passed since a fierce storm barreled through the Indiana State Fairgrounds, ripping Sugarland’s stage apart and sending it …

Rob Sheffield’s Top 25 Songs of 2014

What a year for songs — songs about love and underwear and mixtapes and lipstick. There were more killer songs this year than anyone could absorb, …

Adam Levine Talks ‘Lost Stars’ Performance From ‘Voice’ Finale

The season finale of <i>The Voice</i> featured some of the seventh season’s best performances and among the highlights was Adam Levine performing a …

[Updated] FBI confirms North Korea hacked Sony pictures, Obama pledges response

<b>Update 12/19/2014 2:55pm Pacific:</b> <i>Sony Entertainment’s CEO, Michael Lynton, responded to President Obama in an interview with CNN, saying “The</i> …

The Gadgets We Really Want This Year

With all the gear that passes through our grubby little hands, the number of gadgets we covet knows no bounds. And since we have to return most the …

Engineers are working for free to make Elon Musk's Hyperloop a reality

Nobody laughs much at Elon Musk anymore, but plenty of people snickered at his Hyperloop idea (okay, also the killer robot thing). To remind you, the Hyperloop is a series of underground trains powered by compressed air that transport folks between cities in tubes at around Mach I. While that may …

NASA's Incredible, Futuristic, And Totally Real Plan To Establish A Human Colony On Venus

In fact, up in the clouds above its scorching surface, Venus is "probably the most Earth-like environment that's out there," Chris Jones of NASA told Evan Ackerman at IEEE Spectrum.<p>Forget Mars and its frigid temperatures and thin atmosphere when we can live like gods, afloat in the clouds of …

Astronomy

Elon Musk's hyperloop is actually making progress

When Elon Musk unveiled his idea for the Hyperloop in August of 2013, no one seemed sure what the next step would be. The Tesla Motors and SpaceX CEO …

Jennifer Lawrence Suffers Her Second Privacy Invasion of the Year

Four months after <b>Jennifer Lawrence’s</b> private photos were stolen and posted on the Internet, the Oscar-winning actress finds herself the victim of another privacy violation.<p>The Daily Beast reports that the <i>Hunger Games</i> star is one of the collateral sufferers of this month’s Sony hack by the …

Jeff Nichols will reportedly direct Warner Bros.' Aquaman movie

As well as revealing plenty of details about the plans for the <b>Spider-Man</b> franchise [read about those here, here and here], the big Sony hack has also …