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Rod Roddenberry Praises Star Trek: Discovery Showrunners

Advertising [x]<p>by Hannah Shaw-Williams<p>– on<p>in TV News<p>The last few years have seen arguably the two biggest sci-fi universes ever created, <i>Star Wars</i> and</b> …

Science Fiction

The Kind Of Books You Read Have A Much Larger Impact On You Than You Think

When was the last time you fell asleep reading a book? Or which was the last book you finished without being distracted by Facebook or Instagram? …

X-Doria's stainless steel 'Mesh Band' for Apple Watch is beautiful -- and only $49.99

The Apple Watch is seen by some as a misstep for Apple, but in reality, it outsells Android Wear smartwatches by a lot. Quite frankly, in my travels, …

Alzheimer's breakthrough as new pill taken twice a day STOPS disease from shrinking brain

Alzheimer's could be stopped for the first time after a breakthrough drug appeared to freeze brain deterioration in patients.<p>A pill taken twice a day …

Astronomers Just Discovered a Morse Code Message in The Dunes of Mars

Not aliens.<p>NASA has spotted a series of strange, dark dunes on Mars that look uncannily like the dots and dashes that make up Morse code.<p>This isn't …

North Pole

13 Summer TV Shows You Should Really Be Watching

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot of great television available to watch. In fact, this summer brings some incredible new hits, …

TV

'Seinfeldia': New Book Shows How '90s Sitcom Is Actually About Something

This year has already been steeped in 1990s nostalgia. Viewers have flocked to not one, but two series about how the O.J. Simpson trial captivated the nation. A new "Independence Day" film is currently in theaters (hot on the heels of a rebooted "Jurassic Park"), and even the presidential …

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DC's "The Flintstones" Is a Surprisingly Dark -- and Honest -- Satire

Because of its slapstick humor and legacy as a ’60s cartoon giant alongside the likes of “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!” and “The Yogi Bear Show,” it’s …

Comic Books

Melt Fat Like Crazy With This Magical Banana Pineapple Drink!

Each of us would like to be in form. If you don’t have time to exercise and you don’t like the gym, then you had better test this simply and …

Breakfast

10 IKEA Hacks You Can Do In a Weekend

From the ultra easy (just a coat of spray paint) to the more complex (drilling in a new base) these projects all have one thing in common: they take …

Hacking

How Nasa's Juno Jupiter probe could be about to solve the solar system's biggest mystery of all

It is, say experts, the hardest thing Nasa has ever attempted. Little wonder, then, that the cheers of its jubilant scientists reverberated around the world, last week, as spacecraft Juno arrived in the Jovian system after an epic five year, 1.8 billion mile, journey.<p>‘Welcome to Jupiter,’ said …

This Brand New ‘Unity’ Spot For ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Shows Nonstop Action

The upcoming <i>Star Trek Beyond</i> will come just in time to celebrate 50 years of <i>Star Trek</i>, dating back to the original airing of the original series on broadcast television here in the United States. <i>Beyond</i> is the continuation of the J.J. Abrams-helmed reboot of the franchise, with this third film …

Star Trek

Rare Print Of Long-Lost Cult Film ‘Turkish Star Wars’ Found After 30 Years

The film has not been seen in its original format since its release in Turkey in 1982.<p>Considered lost for over 30 years, the original 35mm print of …

Exploring the Philosophy of Star Trek: From Kant to Kirk

If you've ever worried that American culture doesn't take the philosophical implications of science-fiction seriously enough, then you might be …

Liam Gallagher launches fresh “potato” attack on brother Noel

The latest episode in the current feud between the Oasis brothers<p>Liam Gallagher has once again branded his brother Noel Gallagher a “potato” on …

Liam Gallagher

Louis C.K.’s stand-up comedy challenges growing fan base

Louis C.K. has had a string of recent successes — upending the economic landscape of stand-up comedy, receiving adulation on multiple platforms and even voicing the alpha dog in the just-released PG-rated box office juggernaut “The Secret Life of Pets.”<p>And yet he still paces the stage with the …

Turkey’s bold new plan for Syrian refugees: Make them citizens.

Earlier this week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan toured a southern province close to the Syrian border and announced a new plan to cope with the huge population of Syrian refugees in the country.<p>"We are going to help our Syrian friends in offering them the chance, if they want it, to …

A Gravitational Waves Explanation Even a Five Year Old Can Grasp

It has stick figures!<p>Earlier this year, scientists detected gravitational waves for the first time in history and nerds around the globe cried with joy. (Seriously, I got a little choked up that day and I'm not even the biggest astro-geek at Motherboard.)<p>The phenomenon, first predicted by Albert …

Review: iKlip A/V Smartphone Pro Camera Rig - Technabob

Today’s smartphones are shooting better and better video, making them more than sufficient for most purposes. However, one area where smartphones …

Lucille Ball is the reason we have 'Star Trek' — here's what happened

The comedy icon's company, Desilu Productions, was responsible for Gene Roddenberry's original "Star Trek" series.<p>Desilu was one of the largest independent production companies in Hollywood and of course was the driving force behind Ball's star-making vehicle "I Love Lucy," which ran from 1951 to …

Scientists Fit Hundreds of Megabytes of Data onto DNA

The most durable storage in history is in our own bodies.<p>Researchers at the University of Washington, working with Microsoft, have encoded 202 megabytes of data onto synthetic DNA molecules. In a breakthrough for storage, researchers fit more than a hundred books, the Universal Declaration of Human …

University of Washington

15 years of brain research has been invalidated by a software bug, say Swedish scientists

Up to 70% of fMRI analyses produce at least one false positive, challenging the validity of over 40,000 studies.<p>Scientists from Sweden and the UK …

How Prolonged Exposure to Sweet, Blessed Silence Benefits the Brain

I write this to the soundtrack of a literal chainsaw; there are men at work outside my window attempting to – well, I’m not exactly sure what they’re …

These Simple Hacks Will Make You Super Creative, According to Science

We can all learn to activate the creative side of our brain by doing these things.<p>Here's a riddle for you: A man has married 20 women in a small town. All of the women are still alive, and none of them is divorced. The man has broken no laws. Who is the man?<p>Most likely if you solved this one, it …

What Are Gravitational Waves, Exactly?

A simple explanation.<p>When LIGO first discovered gravitational waves back in February, it was a confirmation of decades of scientific research and the culmination of years of searching. But what exactly are gravitational waves? MinutePhysics helps explain.<p>Waves are produced when stuff vibrates. …

Physics

The Best Star Trek Deep Space Nine Stories

<b>Spoilers lie ahead for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine</b><p>Overlapping with both <b>Star Trek: The Next Generation</b> and <b>Star Trek: Voyager</b>, <b>Star Trek: Deep Space …

Science Fiction

17 ways technology will change our lives by 2050

New forms of technology are bound to change how we live.<p>We asked Ian Pearson, a futurist with an 85% accuracy record, what new technology we can expect to see by 2050 and how it will change the way we live.<p>Scroll down to see Pearson's biggest predictions about the future: