Timothy Kintchen

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PlayStation 4 beats out Xbox One as the best-selling console

In the battle for the best-selling console, Sony's<p>PlayStation 4has come out on top -- beating Microsoft'sXbox One-- for the month of January.<p>Research firm The NPD Group released new data on Thursday showing that hardware sales were up 17 percent to $241 million in January compared to the same time …

Call of Duty

Alien Earths: why life on other worlds would be far weirder than us

And you thought your planet was strange<p>Last month, the American Astronomical Society's 223rd meeting featured the announcement of a few breakthroughs: Using the Kepler space observatory, researchers had discovered a planet roughly the mass of Earth orbiting a star beyond our solar system, and with …

Jesse Eisenberg to play Lex Luthor in new Superman film

Warner Brothers has announced Jesse Eisenberg will play villain Lex Luthor in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman film.<p>The actor is most famous for his Oscar-nominated performance as Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network.<p>The film, which will also star Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck, is due out in …

Abigail Breslin Looks All Grown Up In A Low-Cut Dress At The Critics' Choice Awards

My oh my, how Abigail Breslin has grown. No longer the sweet, bespectacled kid from "Little Miss Sunshine," Breslin looked all grown up at the Critics' Choice Awards on Thursday (Jan. 16).<p>The "August: Osage County" actress stole the red carpet in a daring, low-cut, floor-length gown. The …

When Benedict Cumberbatch Met Robert Downey Jr.

<b>SHERLOCK-CEPTION.</b>

Elnath is close to the galactic anticenter

Elnath, the 2nd-brightest star in Taurus, is the closest bright star to the galactic anticenter – the point in space directly opposite of our Milky …

Study raises doubts about prehuman Y chromosome

Researchers say they have new evidence that overturns a 2013 study describing the discovery of the Y chromosome that predates humanity.<p>The new …

Anthropology

The Asteroid That Thought It Was a Comet

Astronomy buffs know very well that asteroids and comets are entirely different animals. The former are made mostly of rock and metal, and live in a …

This Dwarf Planet Might Have More Fresh Water Than All Of Earth

And it's actually (relatively) nearby<p>This is poor, unfortunate Ceres. Discovered in 1801, it was at first called a planet, then soon classified as an asteroid, and recently as a dwarf planet, not quite qualifying for real planet status despite residing in the solar system's asteroid belt. But now …

Ceres, the largest asteroid in the solar system, lets off steam

Astronomers have spotted jets of steam coming from opposite sides of the largest asteroid in the solar system. The twin plumes of water vapour erupting from the space rock were noticed during a series of observations with the Herschel Space Telescope between October 2012 and March last …

Is there life on Ceres? Dwarf planet spews water vapor into space

Infrared readings from a space telescope confirm that water vapor is rising from the surface of Ceres, and that discovery is likely to heat up interest in a strange world that's the biggest asteroid as well as the smallest known dwarf planet.<p>The find comes just in time. Next year, NASA's Dawn …

8 Writing Tips From Screenwriting Masters Larry Gross, Naomi Foner, Henry Bean and Andrea Arnold

Veteran award-winning screenwriters Henry Bean (“The Believer”), Larry Gross (“We Don’t Live Here Anymore”) and Naomi Foner (“Very Good Girls”) …

‘The Dark Knight Legacy’ Is A Fan Made Short Sequel To ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

This week in Indiegogo crowd-funding news, a group of Batman fans is currently trying to raise between $30,000 and $90,000 to produce <i>The Dark Knight Legacy</i>, an unofficial sequel to Christopher Nolan’s <i>The Dark Knight Rises</i> that would take place one year after Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle left Gotham …

The 3 Ingredients To Making A Successful Comic Book Movie Franchise

Some might assume that it was the A-list casting, the immense budgets, or the high-quality visual effects that fueled these broad audience spectacles, but based on so many high-profile disappointments of late, it should be clear that nothing can be taken for granted.<p>Let's decode Hollywood's comic …