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Best TV of 2018 so far

Atlanta: Robbin’ Season<p>Donald Glover’s surreal, sprawling account of life inside and outside the Atlanta rap scene continues to takes risks in its second season, attempting everything from a full-on horror movie in one episode to a relationship drama set at a German Fasnacht festival in the next. …

Books

How “Billions” Became One of TV’s Sharpest Critiques of Power

For nearly three seasons, the Showtime drama “Billions” has been structured as a classic cat-and-mouse tale, a story of attack and defense between the impossibly powerful U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) and his nemesis, the impossibly powerful hedge-fund billionaire Bobby (Axe) Axelrod …

TV

This Is Why Physicists Think String Theory Might Be Our 'Theory Of Everything'

It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that at some fundamental level, all the different forces, particles, interactions and manifestations of …

Quantum Mechanics

15 Of The Best Dystopian Novels to Add to Your TBR Immediately

In our current political climate, is it any surprise that the hunger for good dystopian novels doesn’t show signs of waning any time soon? Here are …

The Best True Crime Shows to Watch on Netflix Right Now

It's hard to keep up with what's coming and going on Netflix each month, and despite its highly scientific algorithm, the streaming service's …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Disney announced all its movies coming in the next 5 years — here's what you have to look forward to

Walt Disney Studios made a major update to its theatrical schedule in March ahead of its annual shareholder's meeting.<p>The company outlined its movie schedule through 2023 where it announced dates for a mix of live-action films, Marvel superheroes, sequels, and many more trips to a galaxy far, far …

Everything you need to know about Christopher Wylie, the 28-year-old who blew the lid off a huge Facebook data breach

Just after midday Saturday, Christopher Wylie tweeted: "Here we go..." The 28-year-old data scientist was about to be catapulted into the international media glare after blowing the whistle on an enormous Facebook data breach, which he had helped engineer.<p>The Canadian had been acting as a source …

Let’s Talk About The End of ‘Annihilation’

How do you end the first film of a trilogy when there won’t be a second or third?Spoilers for ‘Annihilation’ and ‘The Southern Reach</i> …

5 Short Historical Fiction Novels Under 300 Pages That You Can Read In A Single Sitting

All March long, its Women's History Month, and you know what that means: 31 days dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of women and their …

Books

Patrick Rothfuss's Kingkiller Chronicle Trilogy Might Actually Be a Prequel to the Real Story

"I am an author who has tricked you into reading a trilogy that is a million-word prologue."<p>According to series author Patrick Rothfuss, popular …

Stephen King

‘Radius’ On Netflix: Treat Yourself A Top-Notch Thriller That Will Actually Keep You Guessing

When was the last time you found yourself totally stunned by a movie? It’s probably been a while. We are being bombarded with twisty science fiction …

Horror

20 Best Science Fiction Books Of The Decade

After much mulling and culling, we've come up with our list of the twenty best books of the decade. The list is weighted towards science fiction, but …

Books

Toronto man says 26-month trek across Africa on foot changed his perspective

To call Mario Rigby’s voyage across Africa “rigorous” would be an understatement.<p>The Toronto man tested his limits in ways very few have – he …

Welcome to ‘Corporate’: Inside the Darkest Workplace Comedy Ever

Meet the creators and stars of ‘Corporate,’ the new Comedy Central series that makes ‘The Office’ look like Candyland.<p>It’s the middle of the day on a …

Quantum computing is going to change the world. Here's what this means for you.

by Alexandra Ossola January 8, 2018 Robots & Machines 40089<p>The science and tech world has been abuzz about quantum computers for years, but the …

Quantum Computing

Seth Meyers’ Golden Globes Monologue Acknowledged All The Elephants In And Out Of The Room

Seth Meyers didn’t waste much time addressing sexual harassment, Donald Trump, and Harvey Weinstein with his Golden Globes monologue. He started out with some light hits against this newer era in Hollywood, noting how he was like the first dog in space for other awards show hosts to follow in 2018. …

13 True Crime Docs On Netflix To Watch As Soon As You Can

There's just something about the genre of true crime that makes it undeniably fascinating. Granted, that might say more about us than it does about …

Crime

Canada's cannabis players brace for dose of reality

There's been little time for sleep – let alone holidays – in Canada's legal cannabis business, which is at the dawn of a transformational year.<p>The federal government has promised to legalize the recreational use of the drug by the summer in a bid to displace the illicit market. Licensed producers …

7 Criminally Underseen Indies From 2017

You may have missed these movies, but they deserve your attention.In a market over-saturated with content, great films fall through the cracks every …

8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively …

9 of 2017's best under-the-radar movies, and how to watch them at home

A coming-of-age story, a ballet documentary, a movie about rats and racism, and more.<p>It’s axiomatic: Nobody can see every movie, even a movie critic. My job requires me to see as many new releases as possible — I just counted, and I saw a cool 200 new releases in 2017 — and even I feel like I’m …

Film Festivals

The 18 Netflix Original Series to Be Excited About in 2018

With more being spent on original content than ever before, can Netflix match quantity with quality in 2018? These new shows have us thinking …

The 100 Best Reviewed Movies of 2017, According to Rotten Tomatoes

"Get Out," "Lady Bird," "Dunkirk," and "Wonder Woman" all rank in the top 10 of Rotten Tomatoes' best reviewed films of 2017.<p>At this point you’ve …

CannabisWise program to ease consumer concerns

Marijuana consumers are likely to have a flood of options when pot becomes legal next summer and now a not-for-profit group is stepping in to help …

Hidden gems of 2017: TV and movies you might have missed

TV

COMMENTARY: Other Canadian universities need to take a lesson from Wilfrid Laurier’s shame

Much like the term “Orwellian,” “Kafkaesque” exists not only as a fitting tribute to the legacy of a great writer, but also as a useful and vivid …

The 20 best films of 2017

2017 didn’t improve much on 2016. If anything, the horror and dread of last year only seemed to take root and blossom this year, as some of our worst …