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9 Batman Knock-Offs That Utterly Miss The Point Of Batman

Everybody loves Batman. After 75 years of saving Gotham City, the Caped Crusader has become an archetype. So it's not surprising that every comic …

Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor Revealed In 'Batman V Superman'

With one year left until Warner Bros.’ hotly anticipated <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> launches the shared DC Comics cinematic superhero universe, the studio has engaged in a slow roll-out of information and images from the film. We’ve seen Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Aquaman, mostly …

Apple Blazes A Trail With Streaming Route Sharing Patent

Apple has a new patent that could result in interesting use cases, including getting directions from a robot scouting ahead, or live route information from your local friend while visiting an unfamiliar city. The new patent (via AppleInsider) describes the sharing of live path tracking between …

Microsoft is learning from its mistakes for its Internet Explorer successor

Internet Explorer might not be open source, but Microsoft is trying to make its successor a little more flexible to third parties. The software giant is currently building Project Spartan, a new browser that will succeed Internet Explorer in Windows 10. As part of the company’s work, it’s …

Young Jupiter wiped out solar system's early inner planets, study says

Before Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars occupied the inner solar system, there may have been a previous generation of planets that were bigger and more numerous – but were ultimately doomed by Jupiter, according to a new study.<p>If indeed the early solar system was crowded with so-called super-Earths, …

Review: 'Prometheus' is a Visually Stunning Epic Failure

<i>Truly, this isn’t a post I anticipated writing, or at the very least had hoped it wouldn’t be necessary. As it turns out, I’m still not writing it, but instead have asked a friend and movie reviewer, John Shade Vick, to do the honors. John is a writer, composer, traveler, photographer, and</i> …

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'Firefly' stars reunite for crowdfunded Web series

"It's going to be a blast flying a spaceship again," actor Alan Tudyk tells Crave. Tudyk is writing a new story. The tales of his past are well known to sci-fi fans. He played Hoban "Wash" Washburne, the pilot of the spaceship Serenity in "Firefly." The Western-inflected "Firefly" lasted one …

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Fitness Friday: How to keep jet lag from ruining your next golf trip

NASA scientists estimate that for every time zone you cross in your travels, you need an equal number of days in your new location to recover from jet lag. Think how that affects Californians going to Ireland for a dream golf vacation. The last thing you want to do is spend half your trip in a …

Muse: Watch the video for their new song Psycho

Muse have released the video for Psycho, the first track to be heard from their new album, Drones. Psycho will be followed by a single, Dead Inside, to be released on 23 March.<p>Singer Matt Bellamy said of Drones: “To me, ‘Drones’ are metaphorical psychopaths which enable psychopathic behaviour with …

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Nick Kroll’s Walk In the Park

Comics work their whole careers to land their own successful, acclaimed, eponymous Comedy Central sketch show. But after three seasons, and with his show at its creative and commercial peak, Nick Kroll is leaving it all behind for destinations unknown — because he can.

Sansa’s Badass Plot Confirmed and 6 Other Things You Might Have Missed in the Game of Thrones Trailer

What follows is an (over)analysis of the new <i>Game of Thrones</i> trailer based on production information and book knowledge. In other words, there are a few speculative spoilers here, so you might want to proceed with caution if you haven’t read the books.<p>First of all, here’s a refresher on the …

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Cate Blanchett and Lily James star in this new vision of the Cinderella tale from director Kenneth Branagh.

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'Run All Night’ — another strong Neeson action thriller

This is probably sad, but somehow it doesn’t feel sad: The most consistently satisfying thing in the American cinema right now is the Liam Neeson action movie. With “Taken,” released in January 2009, the right formula met the right actor, and ever since, it has been a delight watching Neeson play …

'It Follows': The Story Behind the Year's Creepiest Film

It started with a nightmare. "I'm around 10 or 11 years old, and I'm at school, playing with my friends at recess," David Robert Mitchell says, …

'Cinderella' remake offers some of that old Disney magic, reviews say

Following in the footsteps of the revisionist fantasy "Maleficent," Disney's new "Cinderella" movie has arrived — clad in glass slippers, of course — as the studio's latest live-action fairy tale.<p>But while "Maleficent" turned "Sleeping Beauty" on its head by telling the villainess' side of the …

Beyond Comfy Shoes and Extra Chargers: The Advanced Guide to Surviving SXSW

<i>Entrepreneur will be on the ground at</i> <i>SXSW</i><i>. Check back for updates on the latest news and trends and insights from thought leaders and innovators.</i><p>Lots of people like to share tips for surviving SXSW, the annual tech, music and film festival that kicks off this week in Austin, Texas. Sadly, many of …

The 15 Best Street Style Beauty Moments from Paris

Parisienne beauty is a study in balance—if hair is expertly coifed, makeup will likely be minimal, while slept-in, rumpled waves are best paired with a showy red lip or swipe of kohl liner. The enigmatic and seemingly effortless brand of glamour specific to the City of Lights was well documented …

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There is now a VAIO phone

Will VAIO make smartphones for longer than Sony?<p>VAIO Corporation was formed when Sony sold its laptop business, but now the new company is entering a product category in which Sony still remains: smartphones. The VAIO phone was announced today through Japanese MVNO B-mobile, which is pricing it to …

Snapchat reportedly gets $200 million from China's online shopping giant

Think you get a lot of value out of Snapchat's disappearing messages, payments and stories? You're not the only one. <i>Bloomberg</i> sources claim that Alibaba, China's online shopping behemoth, plans to invest $200 million into Snapchat on the assumption that it's worth $15 billion. That doesn't even …

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Why China's Pollution Could Be Behind Our Cold, Snowy Winters

As the airborne particles turn: Across the globe, dust (red-orange) is lifted from land, sea salt (blue) swirls up from oceans, soot (green and yellow) rises from fires and sulfur (white) streams from volcanoes and fossil fuel emissions.<p>It's March. It's freezing. And there's half a foot of snow on …

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Concept faucet makes saving water beautiful

Water may be a liquid, but that doesn't mean it can't be shaped. If you've ever mucked about looking for water experiments on YouTube, you would have seen that it can be guided into a variety of standing waves by sound.<p>The shape of the aperture through which water flows can also be designed in such …

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Apple saving money on the gold in Apple Watch Edition, could be planning a platinum model for future designs

Tim Cook and Jony Ive have both spoken numerous times about the Apple Watch Edition being more scratch-resistant than standard 18-karat gold, describing it as ‘twice as hard’ as standard gold but but without explaining how. A patent application (via <i>Leancrew</i>) appears to explain this–and shows that …

The global PC giant had to eat humble pie over third-party apps, but could end up a winner<p>Lenovo’s stated intention to stop installing third-party apps on its PCs in the near future could have a dramatic effect on the PC industry, perhaps driving smaller rivals out of business altogether. Already …

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