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Firefly Online coming to mobile

A new social RPG based on Joss Whedon's Firefly is headed for iOS and Android in 2014.<p><b>A new social RPG based on Joss Whedon's Firefly is headed for</b> …

Joss Whedon

Follow the Pope on Twitter and spend less time in purgatory, says Vatican

The Vatican has taken another step in its efforts to embrace social media by offering "indulgences" to followers of Pope Francis' (@Pontifex) Twitter account. Italian newspaper <i>Corriere della Sera</i> reports that the church will reduce the time Catholics have to spend in purgatory if they follow …

Why Are Some People So Smart? The Answer Could Spawn a Generation of Superbabies

• Author: John Bohannon. John Bohannon Science<br>• Date of Publication: 07.16.13. 07.16.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Zhao Bowen is late for a …

Thatched cabin on The River Test, England

Thatched cabin on <b>The River Test, England</b>.<p>Contributed by Richard Gorodecky.

10 Best Stoner Movies of All Time

Counting down Hollywood's highest achievements<p>Practically anything can count as a stoner movie if you're high enough. 18-hour nature documentary?</i> …

Helen Mirren

Apple sued because its devices display porn

A possibly optimistic lawsuit brought by a Nashville lawyer insists that all Apple products should have an antiporn filter.<p>And now for a steamy lawsuit.<p>A lewd, lascivious lawsuit that, though it lacks naughty close-ups, makes up for them in, some might say, naked gall.<p>For here is a legal demand …

From VHS to Google Glass, porn drives the tech market

In wartime, technology is driven by our shared weakness for violence. In 1939, the RAF was still sending biplanes into battle. By 1945 we had jets. …

France Scraps 'Three Strikes' Anti-Piracy Measure

France has abandoned its controversial ‘three strikes’ piracy policy after deciding that it was unconstitutional.<p>The law, which had been passed by the previous Sarcozy government in 2009 following heavy lobbying from the entertainment industry, was known as Hadopi – the High Authority for the …

Apple played 'central role' in ebook price-fixing conspiracy, says federal judge

Apple has been found guilty of conspiring with book publishers to raise ebook prices, in one of the biggest anti-trust lawsuits ever brought by US …

Why phone explosions/fires should not make the news

Incidents where smartphones overheat, catch fire, or explode occur regularly. A quick Google search will reveal plenty of cases, which often garner hundreds of comments on Reddit, XDA, and other platforms where mobile users congregate.<p>Just this week, two incidents involving Samsung devices made the …

Mobile

Sony patent application highlights the DualShock 4 that could've been

The patent application from Sony that popped up at the US Patent and Trademark Office this morning isn't quite the DualShock 4 that we've become acquainted with this year. While it contains many descriptors that apply to the controller Sony introduced alongside its PlayStation 4, it's also got a …

‘Pulp Fiction,’ ‘Kill Bill,’ ‘Amelie’ and Other Miramax Hits Free to Watch, If You’re an Amazon Prime Member

'Pulp Fiction,' 'Kill Bill,' 'Amelie' and Other Miramax Hits Free to Watch, If You're an Amazon Prime Member<p>Quentin Tarantino fans, rejoice!<p>Thanks to …

Downton Abbey

Mondo Comic-Con Prints for CONAN, THE DARK TOWER, SPIRITED AWAY, and More

Summer Glau Cast in Major Role in ARROW Season 2