David Jermyn

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10 Australian Scifi Movies You Need to Watch

When someone says “Australian science fiction movie,” thoughts immediately and inevitably turn to <i>Mad Max</i>—if not George Miller’s insanely influential …

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

Secrets and lies of a master spy: The agent who fooled the British, Russians, Italians, Japanese and the Nazis during WW2

In 1943, Peter Fleming, brother of Bond creator Ian, recruited a promising-looking Indian intelligence officer and code-named him Silver. His new recruit was a master of deception who worked for all the Axis powers as well as for the Soviets and the British - and fooled them all. Meet the only …

Every Filmmaking Form You'll Ever Need in 99 Free Templates

Ease your workload (and your mind) with these free templates for everything from storyboarding to contracts to accounting.<p><i>[Editor's Note: No Film</i> …

What Would Happen to Our Solar System If Jupiter Didn't Exist?

Our solar system is weird. Not only because we’re unique little snowflakes on a blue marble called Earth but because other stars usually have their …

NASA's Gorgeous Retro-Future Posters Celebrate Space Travel

“Visions of the Future” is where design meets the deepest reaches of space. A creative team known within The Jet Propulsion Laboratory as “The Studio” created 14 retro-chic posters to celebrate the work at JPL and NASA here on Earth and way, way beyond. The posters are available for free …

Posters

When AI rules the world: what SF novels tell us about our future overlords

Science fiction has offered many visions of a computer-controlled future, and the future doesn’t look good for humanity<p>It’s only March and already we’ve seen a computer beat a Go grandmaster and a self-driving car crash into a bus. The world is waking up to the ways in which a combination of “deep …

Artificial Intelligence

I Miss the Heroes of the 80s Who Got Their Asses Kicked All the Time

The 80s were a simpler, more macho time. It was the era of Ronald Reagan, Rambo, and Bruce Springsteen’s patriotic denim buttcheek. But when I think …

The 1st Act: How to Write Beginnings – stop talking – Medium

<i>This is what I learned from a lecture by Michael Arndt, the Academy Award winning screenwriter who wrote Little Miss Sunshine and Toy 3. Not only is</i> …

Animation

How to turn a Complex Story into a Simple Synopsis

My least favorite type of writing has always been summarizing. Whether I was pitching a screenplay or a synopsis for a book, I got too concerned …

A Universe of 10 Dimensions

When someone mentions “different dimensions,” we tend to think of things like parallel universes – alternate realities that exist parallel to our …

Dark Matter

Earth's Moon is a Hollow Space Station: the Evidence

The Moon is the eye in the sky to the inhabitants of Earth. It provides us with the natural tidal cycles which are said to maintain the equ...<p>Cosmos, …

Yahoo!

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A Psychological Transformation That Only Astronauts Experience

We know very little about the effect of space travel on the human psyche – but what we have learned so far suggests that it's profound.Read more...

Inside the Viper Room: Hollywood’s Most Exclusive Poker Game

“Poker Princess” Molly Bloom, in an adaptation from her new memoir, details how she went from a 26-year-old cocktail waitress to the hostess of Hollywood’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game in the July issue of <i>Vanity Fair.</i> Luring A-list names (“Tobey,” “Leo,” “Ben”) and taking home upwards of …

Behind Claude’s Doors

In 1960s Paris she became known as the world’s most exclusive madam, whose client list was said to include John Kennedy, de Gaulle, Onassis, and multiple Rothschilds, and whose beautiful and cultivated girls often went on to marry wealth, power, and prestige. But among the many secrets Madame …