Savannah Redden

62 Flips | 1 Magazine | 56 Likes | 1 Following | @SavannahRedden | Keep up with Savannah Redden on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Savannah Redden”

It's Here: Star Trek Earbuds That Translate 40 Languages

We've all seen the Babel fish in <i>Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy</i> or the Universal Translator in <i>Star Trek</i> and wished it was real. Well, now it is …

Matthew Shepard's Mother: Multimillion-Dollar 'Hate Groups' Are Bullying LGBTQ Children

Aren’t you exhausted by the constant barrage of news — the proposed legislation against our communities and the reports of hate crime after hate …

Most Underrated Open World Video Games Of All Time

The overabundance of these titles hitting shelves year in and year out, it’s meant that plenty of great games have slipped through the cracks …

Mad Max

Man's Life Literally Saved from a Gun Shot Thanks to Elder Scrolls

If There’s Anything worth Trading Elder Scrolls for, a Life Would Fit the Bill<p>Here’s an odd and nice little miracle tale to brighten up your day. …

Transgender Woman Found Beaten With Head Injury On Manhattan Sidewalk Dies

Police said her injuries were not from a fall or self-inflicted.<p>A transgender woman found on a New York City sidewalk with a severe head injury has died 10 days after an apparent assault.<p>The 59-year-old woman, who has not been identified, was found on Seventh Avenue, by West 29th Street, in …

"Legend Of Korra" Creators Confirm The Show's First Same-Sex Couple

In the series finale, but hey, we'll take what we can get. KORRASAMI IS REAL.<p>Our intention with the last scene was to make it as clear as possible that yes, Korra and Asami have romantic feelings for each other. The moment where they enter the spirit portal symbolizes their evolution from being …

21 Books That Changed Science Fiction And Fantasy Forever

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Adidas Used Valentine's Day To Shut Down Homophobia

Adidas' official Instagram page rang in Valentine's Day with the photo above — a sportier take on those romantic …

19 Times Someone Gets Thrown Into the Vacuum of Space, From Worst to Best

We all know people don’t explode when exposed to space without protection. But science fiction has taken some ... liberties with vacuum exposure over …

Science Fiction

7 Hollywood stars who adore their LGBT siblings

PinkNews takes a look at the Hollywood stars who openly support their LGBT brothers and sisters.<p>After revealing he is gay earlier this month, …

The best science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

In <b>Radiance</b> (Corsair, £16.99), her first adult novel for four years, Catherynne M Valente posits an absurdist alternative history in which the exploration of the solar system began in the 1800s and all the planets are inhabited. In 1944 film-maker Severin Unck travelled to Venus to make a film about …

Books

13 Board Games That Are Actually Fun For Adults

Game on.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

I went back to my old school to say: I’m gay

I pretty much knew I was gay by the time I started secondary school - perhaps knowing all of S Club 7’s lyrics aged 11 was a giveaway, but I didn’t want to admit it to myself. When I eventually did, I decided it was better not to tell anyone. At my all-boys northern grammar, being gay felt like …

LGBTQI

17 Gay Actors Who Play Straight Characters – POPnHOP - Leading Site For Pop Fans

000<p>Photo credit: bigstock<p>With Ellen Page being the latest movie star to come out, it seems fitting that we make a list to show that some of your …

Catholic Church bans award winning gay film Weekend from Italian cinemas

The Catholic Church in Italy has effectively banned Andrew Haigh’s award winning film Weekend after it decreed that it could not be screened in any …

17 Truths Only Book Lovers Will Understand

It's not "just a book," OK?

Reading is basically a form of brainwashing

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are some things that neuroscientists know but most people don’t?</i> <i>Answer by Lidia Stanton, psychologist, teacher, tutor, lecturer.</i><p>Neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists joke that reading is a form of brainwashing—one that is good for people, …

These Charming Optical Illusions Pop Off the Page | Monday Insta Illustrator

Don't look down.<p>Tricking the eye with illustration isn't difficult—it's a simple matter of looking up the techniques on YouTube. But doing it well, with imagination, charm, and panache, is another matter entirely. See the works of Ramon Bruin for inspiration on nailing the genre. Whether he's …

The gendered way we’ve learned to ask questions is terrible for both men and women

“Thank god you picked up,” I whispered to my best friend. I was huddled in the sticky, single-stall bathroom of an Asian fusion restaurant in Washington, DC, just one closed door away from the dating equivalent of Chernobyl.<p>I had met the guy–Chernobyl–on Tinder. A few minutes later, my friend …

Relationships

#ThisIsLuv: Coming Out to My Sister, Being Wrapped in Love

<b>“I think I’m gay."</b><p>Those were the words I muttered, at age 12, to my sister Nicole on our family vacation. I had been torturing myself on the long …

You Should Probably Avoid Asking Gay Couples Any of These Questions: WATCH

Gay people get asked a lot of strange (but common) questions, as evidenced by the plethora of videos online devoted to the strange questions gay …

'Say Yes to the Dress' spotlights its first transgender bride

For many brides-to-be, an appearance on TLC's popular "Say Yes to the Dress," a reality show that follows women on the hunt for the perfect wedding dress, is a milestone. Lights, cameras, gorgeous gowns and tons of attention: What could be better?<p>For Precious Davis, a transgender woman in Chicago, …

This Never-Before-Released Studio Ghibli Masterpiece is Hitting Theaters in January

READ MORE: Watch: Studio Ghibli Characters Welcome You in Breathtaking 3D Tribute to Hayao Miyazaki<p>GKIDS, the award-winning distributor of animated …

Studio Ghibli’s 1991 Slice-of-Life Film Only Yesterday Gets First U.S. Theatrical Release

What better way than to start 2016 than with some vintage Ghibli? GKIDS has acquired the North American rights to <i>Only Yesterday</i>, a 1991 Ghibli film. …

A ‘Minecraft’ Player Is Recreating Studio Ghibli's Beautiful Worlds

Seriously, that glass nightwalker is huge.<p><i>Minecraft</i> might be the sandbox where players create Atlantises and computers that can literally control things in real life, but sometimes I'm content with people just making things inside the box—for instance, recreating scenes from Studio Ghibli's …

A Studio Ghibli 'Zelda' Movie Needs To Happen

Artist Matt Vince put together the below concept poster for a Studio Ghibli x <i>Legend of Zelda</i> film, an idea that simply must happen.<p>The collaboration between director Hayao Miyazaki and Nintendo would be one of the best things to ever happen to video game movies—though that’s admittedly a pretty low …

The Dress: People who saw it as white and gold had more active brains, scientists claim

The brains of those people that saw “The Dress” as white and gold were working extra hard, scientists have said.<p>Seeing those — ultimately wrong — …

White Gold

The Collision of Two Supermassive Black Holes Could Shake the Universe

Maybe not today, maybe not a year from now and not even 50 years from now, but eventually the Earth may witness a catastrophic event. It may even be</b> …