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The creator of Mr. Robot is adapting sci-fi masterpiece Metropolis as a miniseries

Sam Esmail, the celebrated auteur behind the cybersecurity drama <i>Mr. Robot</i>, is working to adapt the 1927 Fritz Lang film <i>Metropolis</i> as a miniseries, according to a report from <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>. The project is in the very early stages of development, the report says, and it’s unclear what role …

Box Office

Morgan Freeman really sells this college basketball cameo

Ole Miss basketball has something called the "Snowball Fight Cam," apparently. It consists of — well, you'll see in a second. Also, apparently, …

Morgan Freeman

These beautiful sea smoke images are one silver lining of the polar vortex

Mystical clouds of sea smoke arose over bodies of water across the East Coast, from Lake Michigan to the Atlantic, this week as the polar vortex took …

New Hampshire

Wild Siberian survival reality show sounds a lot like 'Hunger Games'

Move over <i>Survivor,</i> a Russian entrepreneur is developing <i>Game2: Winter</i>, a reality show throwing 30 people in the Siberian wilderness and seeing if they …

记住,南京大屠杀

今天后台有一位给我留言,如是说:<p>今天是南京大屠杀纪念日,希望您能写一篇相关的文章,提醒人们勿忘国耻,谢谢<p>我回了一句:<p>这不是我们的国耻。是<b>我们的</b><b>国难</b>,<b>日本的</b><b>国耻</b>。<p>当然,重要的不是国耻或国难的争论,而是,“<b>勿忘</b>”。<p><b>记住</b>,然后才有其他的一切。<p>1937年12月13日-1938年1月的南京大屠杀——日语所谓南 …

你不是真的需要“绿色”这个年度色,而是在焦虑里熬得太久了

美国色彩研究机构彩通色彩研究所(Pantone Color Institute)再一次用年度代表色触碰了时代焦虑。刚刚公布的2017年度代表色是象征着希望的草木绿(Greenery)——“草木绿能够处于纷扰社会与政治环境中的我们带来希望,满足我们对生机与活力的持久向往。”彩通色彩研究所执行总监莉雅翠 …

2016年南极臭氧洞大小符合科学预期

根据NASA和美国国家海洋和大气管理局(NOAA)的监测臭氧空洞的科学家们的观察,每年9月,在南极地区形成的地球臭氧层的空洞开始恢复。在2016年9月臭氧空洞的面积增长到约890万平方英里。<p>美国宇航局戈达德太空飞行中心地球科学首席科学家保罗•纽曼说:“今年,我们看到了一个大小略低于平均值的臭氧空洞, …

日本取代中国成为美国最大债权国

The NYT’s election forecast needle is stressing people out with fake jitter

<i>The New York Times</i>’ presidential election forecast is comprehensive, complex, and captivating. But it’s also giving obsessive viewers heart palpitations with the jittery needles on its forecast dials, wavering between percentage chances in a way that seems to indicate an incoming flow of accurate …

Trends

央行:稳增长与防泡沫的平衡更有挑战性

全球最大对冲基金桥水:特朗普赢 那全球股市将崩盘

桥水在给投资者的报告中称,如果特朗普赢得美国大选,全球股市都会崩盘,美股和欧股将大跌逾10%。而欧元和日元将分别涨4.9%和6.2%。希拉里赢得大选的影响更小,因民调显示她当选几率更高。<p>全球最大对冲基金桥水认为,如果特朗普赢得美国大选,全球股市会崩盘,预计美股会大跌10.4%。<p>Business In …

Silicon Valley is freaking out about the election right now

The election is starting to make Silicon Valley very, very, nervous.<p>As the race tightened Tuesday night, members of Silicon Valley's elite took to …

直播预告:NASA将举办关于小卫星的电话会议

北京时间11月8日凌晨3时30分,NASA将举办一个电话会议,从今年开始,NASA将使用一些进入太空的小卫星,预览几个地球科学任务,以帮助我们更好地了解我们的母星地球。<p>从可以捧在手上的立方体卫星,到小型洗衣机大小的微型卫星。NASA已经在小型航天器和卫星方面进行了革命,该技术有利于帮助推进科学和人类 …

“让商品像书一样被打开的体验才是诚品的关键”|15天设计世界之第六天​

景观<p>诚<p>品,这个从1989年以人文艺术书店起家的书店现在更像一家购物中心。诚品在大陆的首家商店——诚品苏州这个5.6万平方米的商业综合体中,书店占1.5万平方米,剩下的面积由服装、家居、手办、餐饮等200多个商户覆盖。根据诚品2015年年报,从诚品集团整体业绩来看,其自营的书与文具收入为6.7亿元新台 …

特朗普拿下关键摇摆州佛罗里达 全球市场暴跌

中新网援引媒体报道,根据最新数据预测,朗普赢得关键摇摆州佛罗里达,拿下该州29张选举人票。特朗普在摇摆州几乎全面领先引发市场恐慌,标普暴跌4%,美元跳水,墨西哥比索刷新历史新低,黄金日内涨幅超过40美元。<p>据中新网援引媒体报道,根据最新数据预测,在2016年美国大选中,特朗普赢得关键摇摆州佛罗里达,拿 …

Nasa's quest to bring back supersonic flight with its X-planes

Subscribe to WIRED<p><b>When Nasa began developing its daringly experimental X-planes</b> during the Cold War, it was with a focus on high-altitude, high-speed …

Aviation

Hyperloop One will build the first Hyperloop system to go from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in twelve minutes

Hyperloop One and the United Arab Emirates are on the fast track to building out the first hyperloop system. Just today H1 announced it would build the first commercial hyperloop transportation system from Dubai to Abu Dhabi.<p>The journey is 99 miles (159.4 km) long and normally takes about two hours …

High-speed Rail

PlayStation Vue will lose all of Viacom’s channels on November 11th

Goodbye Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, and more<p>Streaming TV services are running into the exact same obstacles as cable TV providers. And Sony just encountered a huge one. The company has announced in an Election Day blog post that as of November 11th at 12:01AM, PlayStation Vue customers will …

Televisions

I voted Kodos: relishing the presidential politics of science fiction

Are you stressed? We are. It’s Election Day here in the states, and American citizens are casting their ballots right now to determine the future of the country. The decisions will influence the future of business, science, foreign affairs, and everyday life.<p>We don’t endorse outright escapism. …

Science Fiction

芝加哥联储主席:若通胀继续上升 对加息才更安心

明年有投票权的芝加哥联储主席Evans称,1.7%的核心PCE物价指数意味着“接近”通胀目标,但仍担忧美联储可能无法达到通胀目标。若对通胀继续上升更有信心,将对加息更安心。<p>周二,美国芝加哥联储主席Charles Evans在芝加哥期货和期权博览会上就经济远景发表讲话,他表示,美国经济增长正在回升,表 …

中资在英打破“并购诅咒”

Amazon might launch a Prime housekeeping service

After years selling the products you need to keep your home tidy, Amazon may soon actually help you clean it. Two job postings, first spotted by <i>The Seattle Times</i>, show that the company is looking for "Home Assistants," who work with customers to tidy people's homes, do laundry, put groceries away …

狂欢暂歇 全球市场静待美国大选结果

今日,美国大选拉开序幕,而市场昨日狂欢的情绪已消退,投资者变得更谨慎。周二欧股仅略涨,黄金涨0.2%,美国大选"风向标"墨西哥比索也微涨0.2%,美元指数跌0.13%。新罕布什尔州午夜投票中,特朗普领先。<p>今日,美国大选拉开序幕。投资者在"超级星期二"却变得更为谨慎,昨日大涨之后欧股今日仅略微上涨。今 …