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'Poltergeist' review: Spiritless reboot is heeeere

The closing credits for Gil Kenan's remake of the 1982 horror classic "Poltergeist" feature the band Spoon covering the Cramps' 1980 punk classic "TV Set." Spoon is a tasteful, studious yet largely anodyne indie-rock outfit that has become an NPR staple; the Cramps were a scuzzy, unhinged …

Newfound 'Gospel of the Lots of Mary' Discovered in Ancient Text

A 1,500-year-old book that contains a previously unknown gospel has been deciphered. The ancient manuscript may have been used to provide guidance or …

Archaeology

Animator Expo Announces Second Short From Moyocco Anno

The Japan Animator Expo showcase of shorts presented by Dwango and <i>Evangelion</i> creator Hideaki Anno's Studio Khara has announced that its 23rd entry …

Anime

Comet wiped out advanced ancient civilisation 13,000 years ago

New evidence suggests that an advanced ancient race on Earth fell victim to a comet 13,000 years ago.<p>Graham Hancock, the author of a controversial …

Selling

A Newfound Cluster Of Quasars Challenges Our Most Cosmic Of Expectations

Sure, when you look out at the Universe, you like to think that what you see is only limited by the power of your telescope and the amount of time that you look for. Observe with larger, more powerful telescopes for longer and longer, looking in all wavelengths of light instead of what’s merely …

Black Holes

Introduction: Quantum World

If successful scientific theories can be thought of as cures for stubborn problems, quantum physics was the wonder drug of the 20th century. It …

June 2015

Diversity

Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.</b><p>Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point - allowing briny films to form.<p>The results lend credence to a theory that dark streaks seen on …

Geoscience

Young Jupiter wiped out solar system's early inner planets, study says

Before Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars occupied the inner solar system, there may have been a previous generation of planets that were bigger and more numerous – but were ultimately doomed by Jupiter, according to a new study.<p>If indeed the early solar system was crowded with so-called super-Earths, …

Universe

Nintendo is finally developing smartphone games

Despite denying it would ever do such a thing, Nintendo will start creating new games for mobile devices via a partnership with developer DeNA. The emphasis is on the word "new" -- you won't necessarily be getting <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> ports on your Android smartphone, for instance. Instead, the …

Special Topics In Gameology: The Binding Of Isaac uses body horror to tell a story of abuse and empowerment

<i>Special Topics In Gameology</i> <i>explores a specific corner of the gaming world in a miniseries of articles. The current theme is bodies, in which we’ll</i> …

Play a tabletop RPG digitally with Paper Dungeons

Translating board games into digital versions can be tricky at times, with the challenge to make it more interactive and exciting than in the …