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Revisiting Battlestar Galactica: 'The Eye of Jupiter' And 'Rapture'

<i>This is the 24th in a series of “Battlestar Galactica” recaps. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the franchise. Read the last piece,</i> …

Battlestar Galactica

American Gods Is Coming to NYCC For the First Time Ever

It's official: American Gods is heading to New York Comic Con! IGN can exclusively reveal that the Starz series will be attending NYCC for the first …

American Gods

Sony RX100 VI review: a tiny powerhouse

The point-and-shoot fit for a photographer<p>Point-and-shoot cameras are an odd breed in 2018. The best camera you have is probably the one in your pocket: a phone. But that hasn’t stopped Sony’s RX100 line of compact point-and-shoot cameras from being wildly popular. Galaxy phones, Pixels, and …

Cameras

This Game of Thrones tabletop game is so big it needs 33 players

The megagame has been seeing a bit of a renaissance in the last few years, coming back into favor alongside the general return of tabletop gaming to …

Game Design

Germany poised to set world's largest current account surplus

Germany is on track to record the world's largest current account surplus for a third consecutive year. The country's $299 billion surplus is poised …

Economy

Contact lenses are making global plastics pollution worse

Billions of contact lenses get flushed down the drain every year in the U.S., and researchers from Arizona State University have discovered it takes …

Pollution

Why Batman Being an Atheist Is Bigger Than You Think

2018 hasn’t exactly been kind to Batman in the DC Universe. For months, DC hyped up the wedding of Batman and Catwoman as the comic book event of the …

Comic Books

America’s Invisible Pot Addicts

More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead.<p>The proliferation of retail boutiques in California did not really bother him, Evan told me, but the billboards did. Advertisements for delivery, advertisements promoting the substance for relaxation, for …

Cannabis

If you want to have a good time, ask a Buddhist | Oliver Burkeman

What with positive emotions being, shall we say, thin on the ground these days – in public life, anyway – I was pleased to encounter this wise insight into how to generate more of them, courtesy of the German-born Buddhist nun Ayya Khema: “We may believe that it’s the quality of the sunset that …

Meditation

100 Products That Will Make Your Home Smarter

You might need a minute to pick your jaw up off of the floor after seeing these seriously cool home tech products.<p>Moen’s Magnetix showerhead …

Home Automation

DC mayor taunts Trump after cancellation of military parade

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump sought to cast blame Friday for the cancellation of his planned military parade on Washington city council officials, saying they had inflated the cost.<p>Soon after the President tweeted, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser claimed she "got thru" to Trump about costs for the …

Donald Trump

Batman Is An Atheist

August 16, 2018 by Andrew Hall<p>Batman is an atheist. <i>Screenrant’s</i> article Batman is An Atheist, DC Comics Confirms tells how Bruce Wayne (Batman’s …

Comedians

How to Use Cortana and Alexa together

Just this month, Amazon and Microsoft forced their voice assistants to start talking to each other, and you can now use Cortana to access Alexa, and …

Smart Homes

The Fear of God Is Dead

I was brought up in an agnostic family. Equality, Freedom, Emancipation, Truthfulness, Generosity, and Justice were good-enough principles to follow, …

An ode to Saga, the comic that made me love comics

There’s tragedy, and then there’s <i>Saga</i>. The thrilling epic about two star-crossed lovers trying to raise their child in a war-torn galaxy is one of …

Graphic Novels

Click If You Dare: 100 Favorite Horror Stories

Angela Hsieh/NPR<p>Who doesn't love a good scary story, something to send a chill across your skin in the middle of summer's heat? And this year, we're celebrating the 200th birthday of one of the most famous scary stories of all time: <i>Frankenstein</i> — so a few months ago, we asked you to nominate your …

Horror

Quentin Tarantino Has Found His Bruce Lee For ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’

If Quentin Taratino’s <i>Once Upon a Time in Hollywood</i> was a music festival poster, the headliners would be Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie (as Sharon Tate). But the rest of the bill isn’t too shabby, either. The ensemble is rounded out by, among others, Al Pacino, Timothy Olyphant, …

Bruce Lee

The 9 Best Apps for Apple Pencil

Plenty of creative apps work with the Apple Pencil, but you don’t have to be an artist, musician, or designer to use them. Here are some of the best …

Apps

Sony is Now #1 in Full-Frame Cameras in the US

Sony just announced that it is now #1 in the United States in the full-frame interchangeable lens camera market, overtaking Canon in both units sold …

Cameras

Work-Bench enterprise report predicts end of SaaS could be coming

Work-Bench, a New York City venture capital firm that spends a lot of time around Fortune 1000 companies, has put together The Work-Bench Enterprise Almanac: 2018 Edition, which you could think of as a State of the Enterprise report. It’s somewhat like Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends report, but with …

Workbenches

These are the Top Cameras and Lenses According to the 2018 EISA Awards

The prestigious EISA Awards has announced its picks for the top photography products of 2018-2019. Sony leads the pack with 5 prizes this year, Canon …

Cameras

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

TV shows

Weed-killing chemical linked to cancer found in some children's breakfast foods

A new report found glyphosate, a weed-killing chemical that some health authorities link to cancer, in a number of popular breakfast foods and …

Glyphosate

Here's What More Than 700 Miles Of Trails Could Look Like Around The D.C. Region

The Capital Trails Coalition released a map today that looks a little like Pac-Man is trying to munch his way through Mario World. It is actually, …

Hiking

A free Photoshop alternative: No, it's not GIMP

Many users don't see the point in purchasing Photoshop when there are free alternatives for photo editing, such as GIMP. But Photopea could be a …

Tutorials

10 Ways To Get Rid Of Inflammation In Your Gut, According To Experts

Inflammation can affect your body in ways you may not realize, but overall, the discomfort you get from stomach issues can be the worst. Luckily, …

Wellness

Now We Understand How Marijuana Makes Inflammatory Bowel Disease Bearable

No wonder people with IBD often turn to the drug.<p>People who live with inflammatory bowel disease deal with a lot of physical discomfort, and for some …

Immune System

The first graphene jacket is here, and it’s magical

And it only costs $695.<p>At 595 euros ($695) a pop, Vollebak’s new graphene jacket isn’t for everyone. But if even half of what its creators promise is true, it could be worth every cent. According to the company, it shares many of the magical properties of graphene–absorbing heat and then warming …

Graphene

Kanye on His Response to Kimmel’s Trump Question: “I Wasn’t Stumped”

On Thursday night, Kanye West made an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” At one point in the interview, Kimmel asked Kanye: “Whether we like his personality or not, his actions are really what matter. You so famously and so powerfully said ‘George Bush doesn’t care about black people.’ It makes me …

Donald Trump

Chris Pine And Chris Hemsworth Drop Out Of Star Trek 4

After a shaky couple of years, <b>Star Trek</b> appears to be in rude health right now.<p>The Kelvin Universe big screen movies have, overall, been pretty well …

Star Trek