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James Burke predicted the future in 1973. Now he does it again.

Forty years ago for Radio Times, the scientist and broadcaster James Burke predicted events in 1993. He got a lot right. So we asked him in to PM …

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Q&A: Björk

'What extinct thing would I bring back to life? Female facial hair and tails'<p>Björk Guðmundsdóttir, 47, was born in Iceland. She began singing professionally at the age of 11, releasing her first album in 1977. After her band the Sugarcubes broke up in 1992, she moved to London, where she released …

Exclusive: David Irving - the hate that dare not speak its name

David Irving cuts a lonely figure in the lobby of the Bull Hotel in Peterborough. Wearing a blue suit and a purple tie, the historian and convicted …

A lot of filmmakers wear their influences on their sleeve, but perhaps they aren€™t nearly as overt as Edgar Wright. The man was brought up on a bevy …

Torafu’s Haunted Art Gallery for Kids at the Tokyo Museum of Contemporary Art | Colossal

<p>In an attempt to better engage the youngest visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, Torafu Architects created a special art gallery …

Robot band performs with Japanese pop group in Tokyo

A three-piece robot rock band called Z-Machines has taken to the stage in Tokyo, Japan to perform with pop group Amoyamo.<p>Guitarist Mach, drummer Ashura, and keyboardist Cosmo are creations by Zima, a Japanese alcoholic beverage brand, as a part of a new advertising campaign.<p>The band performed their …

Real life superhero does good deeds for Tokyo citizens - video

A part-time masked man who calls himself Carry-Your-Pram-Ranger probably won't be saving Tokyo from the clutches of an evil mastermind any time soon, but he might just give you a hand hauling your luggage up the stairs. Tadahiro Kanemasu, 27, also has a job working in a shop. He hopes other …

A Look Inside Google's Tokyo Headquarters

Fresh off a look inside of Google’s Dublin headquarters in Ireland comes a detailed look inside the<p>Fresh off a look inside of Google‘s Dublin headquarters in Ireland comes a detailed look inside the web giant’s offices in the Japanese metropolis of Tokyo. Designed by Japanese firm Klein Dytham, the …

Why Those Against the Badger Cull Have Got It Wrong

Bovine TB is a hugely complex disease. But the key points about it are quite simple - it's an infectious disease; it's endemic in some areas of the …

6 basic questions about the war in Syria

The Syrian war has been a slowly unfolding catastrophe, one that has embroiled several of the world's major powers.<p>Early Saturday, the United States and its British and French allies conducted airstrikes on three targets outside Damascus and Homs in response to an alleged chemical attack by the …

'Grand Theft Auto V' Soundtrack Unveiled

<b>Flying Lotus</b> is set to gain a starring role in 'Grand Theft Auto V'.<p>One of the most acclaimed and successful games franchises around, 'Grand Theft …

9. GTA Exists Because Of A Glitch In A Different Game

It still feels like forever until GTA V finally hits out shores on September 17th, but time is quickly ticking away, and what better way to pass a …

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Breaking Bad: five things Vince Gilligan told Charlie Brooker at the Edinburgh TV festival

Vince Gilligan revealed a grim storyline that was dropped, how they invented Mike and the secret of the show's awesome cinematography<p><i>Warning: contains moderate Breaking Bad spoilers; don't read on if you aren't up to speed with the latest episode</i><p>In one of the busiest sessions of this year's …

Breaking Bad recap: season five, episode 11 – Confessions

It's confession time, but are there more lies than truth? And will Jesse be too stoned to keep his cool under interrogation?<p>• A roundup of Vince Gilligan's talk at the Edinburgh TV festival • Watch a clip of Vince Gilligan talking to Charlie Brooker<p>SPOILER ALERT: This blog is for viewers who have …

Open Forum Friday: Why Do Breaking Bad Fans Hate Skyler White?

I think it’s fair to say that with the final episodes of <i>Breaking Bad</i> currently airing on AMC, there is a lot more criticism and discussion …

The Last of Us masters storytelling in ways only a few games should

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Video games are only about 40 years young as a part of our cultural consciousness. They’ve gone through a lot of transitions that correspond with advances in …

Kids Find New Studio Ghibli Anime “Boring”, But Adults Dig It

This summer, famed anime filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki is releasing his latest film, <i>Kaze Tachinu</i>. According to reports, little kids are finding it "dull". …

You Can Now Enjoy Cole Sprouse In Comics Form Thanks To Riverdale

Comics<p>Comic Book News, Reviews, Previews, and Commentary. Get info on well-known characters and comic movies for real comic book fans.<p>Comics<p>An …

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How Video Games Revived The Dying Art Of Japanese Woodprinting

A successful Kickstarter campaign that depicts classic video characters like Mario and Zelda in medieval Japan has injected new designs into an ancient but stagnating craft.<p>Whether Hyrule or the Mushroom Kingdom, we’re used to video game heroes saving their own respective pixel worlds. This is the …

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