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One small step for man, one giant step for robot suit with man inside

A South Korean robot similar to the one imagined in the film "Avatar" takes its first steps.<p>When you mention South Korean tech companies, the name Hankook Mirae Technology isn't the first to come to mind. But on Tuesday, the company made its 13-foot, 1.5-ton manned robot, the Method-1, take a step …

Robotics

50 of the world's best record shops

<b>The record shop bucket list.</b><p>All this year we’ve been on a hunt of the most influential, hospitable and downright essential record shops in the world. …

Vinyl Records

15 Movies Where Audiences Completely Missed The Point

By their very nature, films are always subject to different views and interpretations. Even when a movie seems to be presented as simple, mindless …

Horror

Aldous Harding: the New Zealand folk singer who'll put a spell on you

The rising folk star’s songs may be desolate but her live shows are bewitching. She explains how her dark past and determination possess her onstage<p>People talk of watching musicians who are overcome by their music when they play, but there’s being “a bit intense” and then there is looking as if …

Indie Music

The Logan Trailer Mashed Up With X-Men Cartoon Footage Has No Right to Work This Well

Maybe it’s just that Johnny Cash’s “Hurt” cover can make anything seem fantastically maudlin and filled with pathos, but mixing the worlds of the …

How Netflix Just Seriously Pissed Off Movie Theaters

1 year ago<p>For decades, the movie releasing formula remained consistent. A feature film would first be released in theaters, spend some time there for …

Box Office

A Nostalgic Look Back at New York's 1970s Punk Rock Scene

Ramones, CBGB, 1977.<br>GODLIS<p>1 of 21<p>His photographs capture the culture of rock and punk music; the beguiling moments with the Ramones, Patti Smith, …

I Am Adding Cartoons To Pictures, Because I Am Tired Of My Street Photography

I’ve been making street and travel pictures since 2009, always trying to find a style to express my moods and feelings while walking down the street. …

10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: September 2016

From an outlaw country badass to an classic-country songbird<p><b>Sounds Like</b>: As if Norah Jones and the late Jeff Buckley had started a band and gone just …

Music

6 Movies You Should See This Month

Here are some under-the-radar blockbuster alternatives that are all worthy of your time.

Framing

The 200 Best Songs of the 1970s

The 1970s was arguably the single decade of the 20th century when recorded music was most central to culture. There were, of course, fewer kinds of media competing for the average consumer’s time—television meant just a handful of channels, video games were the size of refrigerators and could be …

Pacific Ocean

Alexandra Savior, Mystery Girl, Steps out of the Shade

Her songwriting partner is Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner, but her stunning, laid-back desert rock and onstage magnetism need no introduction.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Alexandra Savior</i><p>This past May, Alexandra Savior played a small show at the 200-capacity Los Angeles venue Hotel Café. Midway through the set, …

6 amazing Andre the Giant drinking stories

Andre The Giant drinking stories are arguably even more legendary than his accomplishments in the ring. The 7-foot-4 titan, who weighed well over 500 …

23 Foreign Horror Movies That’ll Scare The Shit Out of You

These movies don’t fuck around.<p><i>WARNING: Some images/themes in this post are highly disturbing. Continue at your own discretion.</i><p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Horror

The Top 10 Must-Read SUICIDE SQUAD Stories Before the Film

Intro<p>1 of 12<p>Warner Bros.’ <b>Suicide Squad</b> is reportedly tracking very well at the box office, and in this summer of disappointing sequels and remakes, …

Harley Quinn

Here's Literally 16 Animated DC Movies You Should Just Go Watch Right Now

In the lead-up to the release of The Killing Joke, we take a look at some highlights of the lesser-known DC movies.

Batman v Superman should make Warner Bros. rethink ​director Zack Snyder. It’s not (yet).

<i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> came out of the gate torching records. The film's box office haul was incongruent with its critical reception — it made hundreds of millions of dollars despite being panned by critics. For a second there it looked like fans were out to prove critics wrong and …

New Marvel TV series planned alongside US remake of Misfits

Get ready for a LOT of youthful superheroes<p>After the success of Agents of SHIELD, Agent Carter, Daredevil and Jessica Jones it’s no surprise to hear …

Comics

Awesome Art Picks: Nightwing, Emma Frost, Deadpool, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites so be sure …

Drawing

Woman Says Her Body Is A Brewery, Beats Drunk Driving Charge

A New York judge has dismissed a drunk driving charge against a woman who took steps to prove her body works as a brewery, using excess intestinal …

Samsung to add new Smart TVs to its Internet of Things platform, SmartThings

All of Samsung's Smart TVs and SUHD TVs for 2016 will be compatible with the company's Internet of Things service.<p>Samsung's upcoming lineup of Smart TVs, as well as its 2016 series of high-end, 4K-resolution LCD TVs (known as SUHD TVs) will be compatible with the company's Internet of Things …

Internet of Things

7 'Star Wars' Theories That'll Change How You See 'The Force Awakens'

These are the theories you're looking for.<p>It's true. All of it. The Dark Side, the Jedi -- they're real. But what about these theories?<p>While "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" obliterates box office records, its lingering questions are blowing our minds even more. Who are Rey's real parents? How is she …

Star Wars

Batman v Superman: 10 Things We Hope They Get Right

<b>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</b> is about to go toe-to-toe with <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> for title of THE superhero movie to see in 2016 – and as …

When White Girls Deal Drugs, They Walk

Sarah Furay was called “adorable” and “photogenic” for allegedly selling Ecstasy, cocaine, and weed. Would that have happened to a black …

Cannabis

10 New Artists You Need to Know: November 2015

Maluma, Dilly Dally, Dawin and more<p>10<p>By<p>Once again, we talked to 10 of the hottest artists who are climbing the charts, breaking the Internet or just …

Music

The 'Keurig for marijuana' is finally here — and it looks amazing

CannaKorp<p>A year-old startup called CannaKorp announced last week it's developing the world's first single-serve, pod-based marijuana vaporizer …

Cannabis

Google just released powerful new artificial intelligence software — and it's open source

On Monday, the tech giant released TensorFlow, a new AI system that's used in everything from recognizing speech on a noisy sidewalk to finding photos of your pet dog Fluffy.<p>And in a rare move for Google, it's making its software open source, meaning anyone can access and edit the code.<p>The software …

Watch This Guy Fly In A 54-Propeller Super Drone

Flying drones are all the rage right now. The latest DJI Phantom is smoking hot. But sitting in your very own one and flying it? That’s uncharted territory…until now.<p>Check out this dude in the UK hovering above the earth in a contraption with “54 counter-rotation propellers and six grouped control …

The Best Way to Make Espresso-Strong Coffee Without a Giant Machine

Love espresso but are intimidated by the idea of investing in a real-deal espresso machine? You might want to try the Aeropress ($30).<p>It's not espresso, but it may be the closest you'll come to drinking one at home without buying a fancy, cafe-caliber espresso machine: Get acquainted with the …