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Want To Sell A Screenplay? Avoid These Pitfalls by Kathie Fong Yoneda

<i>Film Courage: Potential pitfalls or traps a screenwriter should be aware of when trying to sell their screenplay?</i><p><b>Kathie Fong Yoneda:</b> Pitfalls…I think …

Screenwriting

Man used hunting knife in brutal slaying at Massachusetts library, authorities say

A man armed with a hunting knife stabbed a woman to death Saturday inside a public library in Massachusetts, authorities said.<p>When police arrived, they found that an elderly man also had been stabbed, Boston's Fox 25 reported.<p>"There were three to four police cars here, there was an ambulance and …

Crime

Watch 6 James Bonds Battle Each Other in Feature-Length Fan Edit

In a world where cinematic universes exist, we now feel the need to retain strict, unwavering continuity — to the point where a whole movie …

Super Bowl discounts are bringing down prices on 4K TVs, Smart TVs, and other home theatre products

If you’re having a Super Bowl party, there are deals on everything you’ll need to host<p>Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Super …

Televisions

27 Jokes You'll Only Understand If You've Seen "Star Wars"

This week was 40 years since Episode IV was released. Celebrate with some jokes from a galaxy far, far away.

Mashups

Movies That Do War Justice, According to Veterans

For the veterans coming home from the war in Afghanistan and Iraq, there is something of a consensus that their story is underserved — especially by …

Military

One scientist may have solved a mystery behind brain disorders like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia

When she gazed into a microscope and saw these ubiquitous cells with their spidery tentacles, she did what most neuroscientists had been doing for generations: she looked right past them and focused on the rest of the brain tissue, just as you might look through specks of dirt on a windshield.<p>"What …

Neuroscience

Lucasfilm Almost Built a Giant Robot AT-AT for ‘The Empire Strikes Back’

<i>Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back</i> was released on this day in 1980. Considered by many to be the best entry in the saga, the film upped …

Star Wars

Dad uses Tesla's Summon mode to put the fear of robotics into his son

The Tesla's Summon feature is now a well known feature of the electric car — but not everyone is up to date on the car's autonomous mode, which makes …

Tesla

Google's new robot is the craziest one we've seen yet

Although Google is selling Boston Dynamics to distance itself from "terrifying" humanoid robots, there's still plenty of robot projects underway. The latest: a humanoid robot with a whole lot of leg and wide range of skills.<p>SCHAFT, a Tokyo-based robotics company run by Google's parent company …

Robotics

IBM Has Created A Revolutionary New Model For Computing -- The Human Brain

Technology isn’t what it used to be. 40 years ago, computers were strange machines locked away in the bowels of large organizations, tended to by an exclusive priesthood who could speak their strange languages. They were mostly used for mundane work, like scientific computation and back office …

Artificial Intelligence

New dating app uses 'science' to rate how attractive you are

Blinq guesses your age and rates you on a scale from 'Hmm...' to 'Godlike'<p>Ever wanted a robot to tell you how hot you are?<p>If that's the case, you're in luck with this new Swiss dating app Blinq.<p>The app has developed a feature with the University of Zurich which uses artificial intelligence to rank …

A gay “Star Wars” hero could save lives in this galaxy: Why the lip bite that launched a thousand ‘ships matters

Fans are mining for clues that Poe Dameron, “Star Wars”‘ new hero pilot, has the hots for former Stormtrooper Finn<p>People are hailing “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” as a huge leap forward in onscreen diversity. The new protagonists include Rey, a heroine so capable that she does all the saving; …

Fanfiction

This Little Girl Reacting To The Reveal Of Luke Skywalker's Father Is All Of Us

"Search your feelings, you know it to be true!"

How Obama missed big with his executive actions on guns

President Obama’s executive actions on guns aren’t just an unconstitutional overreach by the executive branch, but are really a tremendous missed opportunity. No, it’s even sadder than that, as he is using political theatre to pretend to have the high moral ground on guns while the policies he …

Guns

There are Sharks Living in a Volcano. Seriously.

Just when you thought it was safe to swim in a volcano, there comes a terrifying discovery of nature’s infinite cruelty: shark-cano. In what’s sure …

Solomon Islands

US Marshals raided a Chinese electric skateboard company at CES

US Marshals raided the CES booth of a Chinese electric skateboard company today on the grounds it was showing off a product patented by another company, according to a report in <i>Bloomberg</i>. The device, a one-wheeled self-balancing skateboard called the Trotter, is made by Changzhou First …

CES

Self-Flying Drone Startup Lily Robotics Gets Massive $34 Million In Pre-orders

In the span of the past year, drones have almost become mainstream consumer devices. Lily Robotics, maker of a forthcoming drone that follows users around while filming them, is one of the benefactors in this movement. The San Francisco startup said it’s collected $34 million in pre-orders for …

Drones

Diamond squeeze hints at metallic hydrogen

<b>British researchers think they have come close to creating a long-sought new state for hydrogen.</b><p>They have put a sample of the familiar gas under so much pressure that it takes on a previously unseen solid crystalline form.<p>The team tells the journal Nature that this phase may be just a step away …

Hydrogen

Alabama brought its own rag doll physics against Michigan State

The Cotton Bowl was a rough night for Michigan State players.<p>Michigan State defensive end Shilique Calhoun stared down the college football equivalent of posterization when a Derrick Henry stiff-arm spun him to the turf in a 38-0 Cotton Bowl defeat.<p>It turns out that he wasn't the only Spartan to …

College Football

There’s Something Very Strange Lurking In the Space Between Galaxies

In the starless void of intergalactic space, there are clouds of cosmic gas as old as the Milky Way. They produce no visible light, and they barely …

Star Wars fans want George Lucas to return for last installment

A petition has been launched calling for the Star Wars creator to direct Episode IX<p>A group of Star Wars fans have launched a petition to have George Lucas return to the franchise for Episode IX, believing it would be the "perfect end to this new trilogy".<p>Colin Trevorrow, director of last year's …

Colin Trevorrow