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'Westworld' Review: HBO's Sci-Fi Western Is Must

<i>Some spoilers through Season 1 of ‘Westworld’ follow.</i><p><i>“These violent delights have violent ends<br>And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,<br>Which, as they kiss, consume.”</i><p>~William Shakespeare, from <i>Romeo and Juliet</i><p>Imagine that technology was so advanced, you could step into a wholly immersive …

Death by television: why did Christine Chubbuck commit suicide live on air?

On the morning of July 15, 1974, Christine Chubbuck, a 29-year-old television presenter, arrived at work with a .38 Smith and Wesson in her bag. Her colleagues at Channel 40, a fledgling Florida TV station, later remembered her as being in a particularly upbeat mood; certainly no one saw any reason …

Google, Apple, Adobe, And Microsoft Are Quietly Developing A New Type Of Font

What are variable fonts, and why are some of the biggest tech companies on the planet throwing their weight behind them?<p>As competitors, Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Adobe are normally hard-pressed to agree with each other, and it’s especially rare when design is involved. But two weeks ago, these …

Typography

If Dark Matter Can't Be Seen, What About Ghosts?

Every ghostly horror movie has "the scene."<p>It usually comes early in the story, like in <i>The Sixth Sense:</i> The protagonist walks into a room, like the kitchen, and all the cabinets and drawers are open. He's puzzled. He doesn't remember leaving it this way. So, he closes all the doors and all the …

7 Things Steve Jobs Said That You Should Say Every Single Day

What you do is based on what you think. So borrow a few thoughts from Steve.<p>He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."</b><p>Ideas without action aren't ideas. They're regrets.<p>Every day, most people let hesitation …

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Could the Upside-Down in Netflix’s "Stranger Things" Be Possible?

Netflix’s gripping original series <i>Stranger Things</i> has many across the country itching for a second season. If you are science-minded or just innately …

Why China's super wealthy shun Western-looking homes - CNN Style

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN<p>When Sotheby's listed a 32-bedroom house in Suzhou last month, it was the property's price tag that made headlines.<p>Valued at 1 billion yuan (over $150 million), the 72,000-square-foot estate -- nicknamed 'utopia' in Mandarin -- was heralded as China's most expensive …

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Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time List

The 10 Best Psychological Thrillers of All-Time<p>Audiences have always flocked to thrillers, though it’s the ones that play mind games and really get …

You should really be watching the weird and wonderful Final Fantasy XV anime

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Nasa to make all its research available free on the Internet

The American space agency, Nasa, is to make all its research available free of charge.<p>It is a move which will delight science enthusiasts and aspiring astronauts.<p>Normally such material is hidden behind a paywall, meaning that it is often out of reach for the lay enthusiast. The EU has also said it …

Japanese cat who can't sleep unless it chats with owner melts hearts across the Internet

This cat’s <b>hilariously well-timed, meow-filled responses</b> are convincing the world he understands Japanese!<p>One of the reasons we love cute cat videos …

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We Reimagined the Logos of Your Favorite Bands

More than ever, success in the music biz requires a savvy sense of branding, so we tweaked some band logos to be more suited for the era at hand.<p><i>All illustrations by Kyle Kramer</i><p>In today's music world, making memorable songs is only half the battle. More than ever, success in the 'biz requires a …

Our brains use 4 steps to solve math problems — and the discovery might change education

Ever wondered how your mind deals with complex sums and multiplications?<p>A new study has imaged how the brain's activity levels change while taking on serious math problems, and reveals for the first time that there are four distinct neural stages involved in coming up with a solution.<p>Two different …

To reverse damage of sitting, take a brisk, hour-long walk

LONDON (AP) — If you spend all day sitting, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk — just make sure you can spare at least an …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Stranger Things premiere episode: The Duffer Brothers introduce their new Netflix series

<i>Matt and Ross Duffer</i> (Wayward Pines) <i>are taking</i> <i>EW</i> <i>behind the scenes of every single episode in their thrilling new Netflix drama,</i> Stranger Things<i>, an</i> …

Your Favorite Film and Television Series Animefied!

There are no limits to the imagination of anime artist, especially when it comes to revisionist ideas. If it wasn’t for that, how would we have the …

This Poster for 'Birth of a Nation' Is a Punch to the Gut

A powerful poster for a powerful film.<p>In <i>Birth of a Nation,</i> Nate Parker plays Nat Turner, a Virginia slave who led a rebellion of slaves and free blacks in 1831. The film swept Sundance and is already generating Oscar buzz.<p>On Friday, Parker tweeted out the upcoming film's poster—a powerful image of …

Studio Ghibli finally answers our questions about 'Spirited Away'

Famed Japanese production house Studio Ghibli released "Spirited Away" in 2001, and has captured the hearts of both the young and old around the …

Review: 'Down the Deep Dark Web' is a movie every technologist should watch

A new documentary about cryptoanarchists, hackers, and security experts explains about why encryption and privacy are important. This movie will make …

(Updated) Portable PC Games Console Raises Over $350,000 Via Kickstarter (video)

<b>Update –</b> It has been brought to our attention that there are a few concerns and possible issues regards this project. To find out more and make your …

Best Movies of 2016 (So Far)

1. 'The Lobster'

15 hard truths about adulthood, from a 29-year-old illustrator who tells it like it is

In September 2015, Mari Andrew decided to start drawing a picture a day.<p>"I was sort of depressed and found myself going home just to watch Netflix way more often," Andrew told Business Insider in an email. "I wanted a creative hobby, so I thought illustrating would be an easy, enjoyable way to …

10 Great Movies That Owe a Deep Debt to Philip K. Dick

Blade Runner, The Adjustment Bureau, Total Recall, Minority Report—there is no shortage of Hollywood adaptations of Dick stories. Yet the author's shadow stretches so far that a plethora of excellent films trace their roots to the master.<p>Science-fiction author Philip K. Dick died in 1982, yet he …

10 one-star Amazon reviews of the 'best movies of all time'

For almost as long as films have existed, fans and critics have enjoyed putting together lists of the best features committed to celluloid.<p>While tastes change and fashions come and go, some movies, such as Citizen Kane and Singin' in the Rain, seem to have a guaranteed place in most lists of films …

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7 creepy, underrated horror shows you can binge right now

With the summer heat encroaching, we’re still a long way from the crisp fall evening of an ideal Halloween. But why not beat the heat with drawn …

If You Liked Gone Girl, You'll Love These Suspense Thrillers

For a long time, it seemed like maybe Liane Moriarty and Stephen King had cornered the modern market on the suspense-fiction genre. But no more: …

This Designer Invented The Ultimate Font Finder

Spector is a pocket-sized gadget that takes the detective work out of identifying fonts and colors.<p>There are certain celebrity fonts that get so much play, they’re instantly recognizable. (Looking at you, Helvetica, Comic Sans, and Times New Roman.) But it can be frustrating to sleuth the true …

Typography

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The 12 Best Comics of 2016 (So Far)

<i>Why wait until December to start giving out accolades to some of the best comics and graphic novels of the year? If you’re looking for some good</i> …

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