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The 15 smartest sci-fi movies of all time

Viewers are praising the film's stunning cinematography, the commanding performance of Amy Adams, and off-the-charts entertainment value, but mostly, they are praising the film's intelligence.<p>What's funny about most of the praise for the movie's smarts is that it's usually accompanied by just a …

The 18 best TV shows right now, according to critics

This year, HBO leads the pack with 22 nominations. There's a tie for second place between ABC and Netflix, with each earning 14. And FX takes the third position with 12 nominations.<p>"In this golden age of peak TV, viewers have an embarrassment of riches to choose from every day and night," said Joey …

TV

Want a good credit score?

Growing your credit score doesn't require a complicated formula. Just focus on a few key factors to help your credit score go up.<p>Obtaining a credit …

Map of America's River Basins Show Our Nation's Hidden Beauty

As the election nears, our country can at times feel like a hideous and hateful place. Let this map of the United States’ river basins made by Imgur …

A South Side Chicago Guide To Outstanding Breweries With Taprooms

Chicago's South Siders have watched craft breweries and brewpubs saturate the North Side, leaving them wondering when they'd receive some love. Now that's changing as many brewers and restaurateurs have taken notice of the void.<p>"There's the same level of interest between the North Side and South …

This Trailer for the French Scifi Movie Evolution Will Creep You Out So, So Much

The trailer for Lucile Hadzihalilovic’s <i>Evolution</i> begins with a young boy discovering a dead body, and that’s not even in the top 10 of the creepiest …

A Rare 'Black Moon' Is Set to Rise This Friday Night

But good luck spotting it.<p>A rare 'black moon' will rise this Friday night, turning the sky dark as the Western Hemisphere experiences its second new …

25 New Video Games We Can’t Wait to Play This Fall

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Taking over the asylum: art made at Bedlam and beyond – in pictures

A new exhibition collects together work made by inmates of mental hospitals – which is often startlingly detailed and fiercely lucid

Mental Health

This Biotech May Get the First Marijuana-Based Therapy Approved in the U.S.

GW Pharmaceuticals (gwph) got a third set of impressive clinical trial results for its experimental marijuana-based therapy, sending its stock …

17 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Could Do With iOS 10

Apple's latest update for iPhone and iPad can be a little confusing. These tips and tricks will help.<p>The Messages, Photos, and Maps apps got the biggest updates, but there are a lot of new, smaller tweaks throughout iOS 10 that may be causing new users some confusion.<p>If you're wondering what's …

9 Fortunate Souls Who Survived Being Lost at Sea

The sea is a dangerous place. Here are nine people who survived it against all odds.<p>The sea is like a wet desert. There's no food. There's no shelter. Nothing to drink. In every direction, the view is the same: nothing. Plus, dangerous predators lurk just beneath the depths.<p>A shipwreck out on the …

Rowing

Portable micro wind turbine prototype weighs 2 lbs and packs down to the size of an umbrella

<b>Lightweight, collapsible, and quick to deploy, this little wind generator might be a viable off-grid portable power source in places where solar</b> …

NASA’s List Of The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Back in the late ‘80s, NASA was looking for ways to detoxify the air in its space stations. So it conducted a study to determine the most effective …

Dean Ween Shares Audio Of Ween Covering Beatles & Wings Classics In 2006

Shortly after returning from a run of three Ween shows that included a marathon performance in Minnesota, a bust-out filled set in Chicago and the …

28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

From absquatulate to vituperative, via Word Warriors.<p>For more underused words, visit the word warriors site.

Why I Canoed 1,200 Miles to the Arctic Circle to Report on Climate Change

How did you spend your summer?<p><b>This is the first installment in a series of dispatches. Follow along here</b><i>.</i><p>JEAN MARIE RIVER, NWT—If you want to know what our continent's Arctic coast looks like, Google Street View isn't much help.<p>Take Canada's Northwest Territories. You can vicariously poke around …

The 10 Best Horror Movies Of 2016 (So Far)

In any given year, there are dozens upon dozens of horror films released directly to DVD, with only a small handful of gems between the rot. The …

Horror

32 Great Sci-Fi Movies to Watch Right Now

Science Fiction

12 Horror Movies That Will Scare the Pants Off You This Fall

As the days begin to get shorter and the nights darker, you never know what creepy crawly things may be hiding in the shadows. In this case, though, we do know: horror movies. Tons of new ones are hitting theaters between now and the end of December, so if you live for jump-scares and psychological …

Horror

17 Creepy Documentaries That Will Haunt You Forever - SHOWOFFCLUB

Horror movies scare us and are with us for some hours after it ends.<p>Then it loses its novelty. That is why the filmmakers slyly insert the line …

Classic Cars Get An Electric Upgrade From e-Drive Retro

Making "EV" mean "Electric Vintage"<p>Imagine a world where your vintage vehicle doesn't leave lakes of oil and plumes of smoke everywhere it goes. E-Drive Retro can turn that gas-guzzling vintage vehicle into a clean, green electric machine. The company has developed a plug-in electric drivetrain of …

Dolphin emulator can now boot up entire GameCube library

Star Wars: The Clone Wars stood in its path, as it does<p>GameCube and Wii emulator Dolphin is beloved by a certain subset of Nintendo fans. While its ability to run games like <i>Super Smash Bros. Melee</i> and <i>Super Mario Galaxy</i> — often at a much higher visual standard — is well-known, it wasn’t until today …

Retrogaming

The World’s Longest Recreational Trail Is Set for Completion Next Year

Travelers who dream of exploring Canada by bike or foot will soon have the perfect opportunity to do so. As inhabitat reports, all 14,913 miles of …

Living Rooms

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

New research shows these common house plants all absorb harmful chemicals.<p>Dracaena (Dracaena frangas)<p>All five plants did a good job removing acetone …

What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu in September

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sure the weather is still nice, but with summer time winding down and kids heading back to school, it's time to catch up on your streaming entertainment.<p>September is bringing in a bumper crop of shows, movies, and documentaries on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, HBO Now and Acorn.<p>There's new …