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Fallout 4 proved bigger isn't always better

The argument of scale vs. blandness<p>I recently watched a talk given by Bethesda level designers Joel Burgess and Nathan Purkeypile during GDC 2016 on the modular level design of <i>Fallout 4</i>. It's a great video to absorb if, like me, you're a settlement junkie or aspiring Fallout modder.<p>In it, Burgess …

The Elder Scrolls

Mad Max: Fury Road Review – Are You Allowed To Make Movies Like This?

“Are you even allowed to make movies like this?” That was the phrase I kept asking myself while watching <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i>. The action is so …

10 Marvel Plot Threads Left Hanging Way Too Long

Wait... what happened..?<p>1 of 12<p>Marvel is on the precipice of an "All-New, All-Different" universe. And with that new universe come opportunities to …

Articles about minimal north carolina home built tech forward west coast couple on Dwell.com - Dwell

Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.<p>After last year’s collaboration, we were excited to team up with Monogram again for the 2016 Monogram Modern Home Tour.<p>A couple channel their Swiss roots in the American South.<p>If green design were easy, …

NASA Surprised By Chelyabinsk Russian Meteor Fragments

More than two years after an estimated 20-meter class meteor fragmented high over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, new data reported by NASA researchers this week reveals that — over a four billion year timeframe — the meteor’s orbital parent body itself had likely been geologically-impacted as …

Asteroids

Francis Manapul's Masterful 'Detective Comics' Layouts

One of the most pleasant surprises of the New 52 relaunch was Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato's run on <i>The Flash.</i> With clever, Will …

Detective Comics

Arkham Knight's 'M' Rating Shows That 'Teen' Games Are An Endangered Species

The ESRB has rated Batman: Arkham Knight ahead of its June release, and the result has surprised even the developer itself. After Arkham Asylum, Arkham City and even Arkham Origins all received “T for Teen” tatings, it seems Arkham Knight has gone a bit darker, and is now branded with an “M for …

Focus review – Will Smith and Margot Robbie in the perfect con movie, almost

Heist movies come and go, but a good con film is little different. Trouble in Paradise, The Sting, The Spanish Prisoner – these are films more about manipulating people than just stealing something. Focus, which stars Will Smith as a master con man and Margot Robbie as his new apprentice, spends …

The Arts

Redesigned Mid-Century Home by Terry&Terry Architecture

Addition and remodeling of an existing mid century ranch house in Menlo Park, California by Terry&Terry Architecture.<p><b>Terry&Terry Architecture</b> was …

2016 Aston Martin Vulcan: Ready to Bomb the World's Racetracks

It has nothing to do with Star Trek, but this track-oriented hypercar is definitely fascinating.<p>Let’s start with the name of Aston’s new megapowered track star first. It almost certainly has you thinking of Mr. Spock, or possibly—if you’re too sad to be seen in public—another more obscure <i>Star Trek</i> …

'The Order: 1886' Reviews Prove Something Is Changing In Videogames

There’s something curious about the Order 1886. The thing is, despite its laundry list of shortcomings and disappointments, there isn’t a whole lot actually <i>wrong</i> with it, on a fundamental level. I mean wrong in a traditional sense: incorrect, not right. The shooting is competent, if not …

Sundance film festival 2015,Sundance film festival,Festivals,Documentary,US news,New York,World news,Film,Culture<p>Director Crystal Moselle spent several years in world of the Angulo brothers. Home-schooled and rarely allowed outside, their main window to the world became cinema<p>It was pure …

Film Festivals

How well do you know these box office flops? – quiz

Topics<p>Action and adventure films<br>• The film quiz<p>Thrillers (film)<br>• Drama films<br>• Comedy films<br>• Film industry<br>• Mortdecai<br>• quizzes<p>Reuse this content

Box Office

Sophie Turner talks playing Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse and "emulating" Famke Janssen

It was announced last week that Sophie Turner had been cast as the younger Jean Grey in Bryan Singer’s <b>X-Men: Apocalypse</b> (alongside Tye Sheridan as …

Comics

Alex Garland’s directorial debut is full of confidence and wit, with Alicia Vikander blurring the lines between human and machine<p>At a key moment in novelist-turned-film-maker Alex Garland’s provocative sci-fi flick, a naive young computer programmer asks the Colonel Kurtz-like creator of an …

Action Movies

Marvel Comics Previews: 12/17/14

Each week we post previews for the following week's Marvel Comics. They are on our brand new <b>PREVIEWS TAB</b> as well as the Previews Forum but sometimes …

The Power Of Great Superhero Costume Design

We live in a time of <b>awesome superhero costumes in comics</b>. The rise and rise of cosplay culture, the emergence of comic artists with a savvy …

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Stingray? The new Z06 is a stun ray.<p>A few years ago, during the darkest hours of the GM bankruptcy, Corvette chief engineer Tadge Juechter found himself on a conference call with company execs and government overseers. A conversation on the bolts and screws of bailing out GM suddenly halted when …

City of the future sinks into the ocean

Japanese firm devises plan for an Ocean Spiral community that descends nine miles to the seabed<p>With dry land increasingly at a premium, a Japanese construction company has come up with a plan to sink a spiralling city into the depths of our oceans.<p>Each Ocean Spiral will be home to about 5,000 …

Wonder Woman's Best Covers

Way back in 1941's ALL-STAR COMICS #8, Wonder Woman made her debut. Little did the world know this powerful heroine from Themyscira would eventually …

Why Superhero Muscles Aren't The Equal Of Sexy Curves

As a man who reads superhero comics, I confess that I share a commonly-held prurient interest in big-chested, long-legged heroes in skin-baring …

Tommy Lee Jones – ‘I don’t think there’s a woman who hasn’t been objectified or trivialised because of her gender’

Tommy Lee Jones strides into the room and is, for a moment, unrecognisable. The hair is neatly combed and he wears a grey pinstriped suit with a blue shirt and tie, black socks, black brogues and distinct air of civility. He could be an accountant. Or, even more heretically, an English gentleman.<p>He …

Batgirl Gets Her Own Black & White Statue From DC Collectibles

I've always been a pretty big fan of DC Collectibles' line of <i>Batman: Black and White</i> statues. Like the comic series of the same name, they put the …

Harley Quinn

Image Covers Will Look Especially Wicked + Divine In December

I'm going to go ahead and assume that you've all been reading <b>The Wicked + The Divine</b>, because it is amazing and since you're currently reading …

Scientists create the first life form with 'alien' DNA

Researchers in California have for the first time created an organism whose genetic code comprises six letters, instead of four. This means that the bacterium, described in a study published in <i>Nature</i> today, is the first life form to contain artificial genetic building blocks.<p>When biologists talk …

Ancient shark discovery may rewrite our evolutionary history

Sharks are often seen as "living fossils," examples of evolutionary excellence that have not altered their design significantly since they came into existence. Evolutionary biologists have theorized specifically that the creatures' respiratory systems, fed by efficient gills, were present in the …

Fertility mystery solved: protein discovered that joins sperm with eggs

A fundamental key to fertility has been uncovered by British scientists with the discovery of an elusive protein that allows eggs and sperm to join together.<p>The molecule – named Juno after the Roman goddess of fertility – sits on the egg surface and binds with a male partner on a fertilising sperm …

The Originals: The Dodsons and Beautiful Personalities

More than a few of your favorite Marvel and DC Comics creators have projects that you may not have heard of, depending on how closely you follow …