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Independent Theaters Are Trolling Trump With “1984” Screenings

<b>WHAT:</b> The re-release of <i>1984</i> into select independent theaters.<p><b>WHO:</b> Alamo Drafthouse, IFC Center, Nitehawk, and others.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> Shortly after a dictatorial game show host assumed the presidency one long month ago, George Orwell’s monolithic dystopian classic, <i>1984</i>, suddenly ascended the bestseller …

Jide’s new OS is like an Android version of Windows 10’s Continuum

Imagine if every Android smartphone could transform into a PC just by connecting a display, keyboard, and mouse. It’s what Microsoft has been trying with Windows 10 and Continuum, and it’s the dream of Beijing-based startup Jide Technologies, which today announces a new version of its Android-based …

The best, most creative newsletters by designers for designers

This week we’ve decided to curate some of the coolest design newsletters with unique concepts. People in the design industry tend to be hungry to learn more and develop their skills, so the personal digests below are a great way to do that while staying updated on the latest news in the vast world …

FX’s Y: The Last Man TV series still in development, will be an ongoing drama

The network is just waiting on a script<p>FX’s adaptation of Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s comic book, <i>Y: The Last Man</i>, is a little bit closer to starting production.<p>Nick Grad, FX’s head of programming, gave an update on the series that’s been in development since 2015. Showrunner Michael Green is …

33 science fiction and fantasy books that everyone will be talking about in 2017

Better make some space on your shelves<p>We’ve already taken a look at what novels are hitting bookshelves this month, but 2017 promises to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy literature as a whole. There’s going to be some great reads from debut authors, while some of the best names in the …

Three Totally Unique Games You Need to Experience

Lots of great games – even some of the best – fall into clear categories. Worker placement, trick-taking, auction games. Sure, they bring their own …

Board Games

Interstellar Glitz: Designing the 'Passengers' Starship, Inside and Out

The big-budget sci-fi thriller "Passengers," opening Dec. 21, 2016, promises a vision of space travel that is grand but also a bit frightening — and, …

X-MEN Series LEGION Gets a Release Date, New Trailer

FX’s forthcoming Marvel series <i>Legion</i> didn’t earn quite the same fanfare at New York Comic Con as some of the imprint’s more renowned screen …

Best Game Development Software Tools to Make Your Own Games

To be a professional game developer, you'll need great creativity and skills; here are the Best Game Development Software Tools to Make Your Own …

This Battery Charges In Seconds, And Lasts All Week

The new tech comes from researchers at the University of Central Florida, and uses super-capacitors to do its job. Capacitors are electrical …

Clean Energy

Brave bird wears goggles and flies through a laser for science

The bird was willing to do all that for some seeds<p>To the brave bird willing to wear goggles and fly through a laser sheet: we salute you. Thanks to you, we know a little more about how you and your kind fly.<p>When birds lift off, their wings generate tiny, circular currents of air called wingtip …

Some Really Cool-Sounding Scifi Films Will Premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival is well-known for debuting some of the best films of any given year. In fact, it’s likely many of your favorite movies of …

Real Estate Website Design: Tactics To Build Credibility and Improve Conversions

The real estate industry is vast and competition is steep. Across the board, there is an extensive amount of companies all aiming to accomplish similar objectives.<p>In an increasingly digital age, the need for an engaging and effective website design is critical to staying one step ahead of the …

Live-Action Fullmetal Alchemist Film Reveals December 2017 Release, Mustang's Costume (Updated)

The staff of the live-action film based on Hiromu Arakawa's <i>Fullmetal Alchemist</i> manga announced at Tokyo Comic Con on Friday that the film will …

15 Web Design Books to Put on Your Wish List This Holiday

It’s been a fantastic year for web design books. The following is a greatest hits compilation of the best titles I’ve come across over the last 12 …

All the 'Harry Potter' Easter eggs you missed in the 'Fantastic Beasts' opening

LONDON — <i>Fantastic Beasts</i> is the type of film that has so much going on it's all too easy to miss the little things — particularly when you realise …

The first trailer for Netflix’s Spectral is Black Hawk Down meets Ghostbusters

Netflix has a big, flashy action movie in time for the holidays. The streaming giant is set to release <i>Spectral</i> — a fantasy movie about Delta Force soldiers going up against ghosts — next week on December 9th, and it just released the film’s first trailer.<p>This looks like it could be a particularly …

Entertainment

Sony made the best noise cancelling headphones ever

After testing the Bose QC35 for my review five months ago, I was completely sold on them. They’re comfortable, look great and are the best at blocking out sound. Bose might not be an audiophiles’ choice, but the noise cancellation technology it uses for its QuietComfort series of products has never …

The Best-Designed Design Books Of The Year

There are books, well-designed books, and well-designed design books. Here are the ones that make great gifts.<p>Books are the perfect gifts, hands down. You don’t have to gamble on size and style, as with clothes. You aren’t gifting something useless, frivolous, or purely decorous (read: easily …

12 timeless UI patterns analyzed

Cards allow sites to present a heavy dose of content in a digestible manner. As we explain in our Web Design Book of Trends 2015–2015, cards are popping out everywhere lately, and this pattern’s success is directly related to its usefulness.<p>Cards act as containers for clickable information: …

lazysizes - the ultimate lazyloader for responsive images, iframes and widget

Image with LQIP technique<p>Normal lazy image<p>responsive image with srcset and sizes attribute<p>responsive image with the picture element<p><b>automatic sizes</b> …

The Art of Typography: 11 Brilliant Typographic Design Projects

<i>“Typography is an art. Good typography is Art.” – Paul Rand</i>Typography is a cornerstone of great design. That’s why, two years ago, we launched our …

Graphic Design

Why your app could fail before you launch -- and how to avoid the crash

Credit: Google<p>Even with the best idea in the world, if you’re trying to do too much or you haven’t gotten user feedback before you build, your app is likely to fail.<p>To help you avoid crashing and burning before you even launch, I asked 13 entrepreneurs from YEC the following question:<p>What is the …

Which Colors to Avoid in Web Design

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>Colors are the heart of any advertisement that decides how successfully it will promote your brand, …

How to Recognize a Dystopia: Watch an Animated Introduction to Dystopian Fiction

Literature and film can open up to the depth and immensity of social truths we find profoundly difficult, if not impossible, to articulate. If our …

Science Fiction

10 Types of Visual Content That Go Viral

It’s easier than ever to create and share content.<p>In fact, we all create and share content regularly for both personal or business reasons. This …

Infographics

Can You Pick Out All the References in This Action-Packed Scifi Poster Mashup?

Your eyeballs may not be prepared for what we’re about to show you.<p>Below is a piece of art by Josan Gonzalez and Laurie Greasley which combines …

Smart, beautiful and award-winning packaging from around the world

From multi-coloured beer cans to illustrated coffee cups that reflect how the drinker is feeling, a new book is celebrating how clever design can …