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Every movie about the 22nd century is wrong

<i>NOTE FOR 2018 READERS: This is the second in a series of letters to mark a little-known chronological milestone. According to UN data, average life</i> …

Science Fiction

Linda Hamilton's Sarah Connor finally returns in first set pics from new Terminator

Sarah Connor may have never looked as lean, mean, and ready for action as she does in 2018. In the first photos from the set of the upcoming …

Movies

AT&T-Time Warner Ruling Has Dealmakers Bracing

Disney’s offer to buy 21st Century Fox. CVS’s bid for Aetna. T-Mobile’s proposed merger with Sprint.<p>The path for these blockbuster deals and others could be transformed in an instant on Tuesday, when a federal judge is expected to issue his opinion on the government’s effort to block AT&T’s merger …

A free anthology collects stories from 2017’s new sci-fi and fantasy writers

300,000 words from the next generation of sci-fi authors<p>Each year, the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer honors a new writer in the science fiction and fantasy field: an author who has professionally published a short story or novel in the past two years. Last year, <i>Too Like The Lightning</i> …

Sci-Fi Doesn't Have to Be Depressing: Welcome to Solarpunk

Imagine a scene, set in the future, where a child in Burning Man–style punk clothing is standing in front of a yurt powered by solar panels. There …

Gallery: Sci-fi nightclubs and cave restaurants feature in the Frame Design Award nominations

The Awards categories span a variety of non-domestic categories from bar and restaurant designs to office and exhibition spaces. The competition also …

Dune Remake Adds Timothee Chalamet

<i>The sleeper has awakened!</i><p>After far too long, someone is taking another crack at <b>Dune</b>, Frank Herbert's classic series of science fiction novels. In …

Science Fiction

Inside the Hollywood Home of Social Media’s Stars. (Don’t Be Shy.)

LOS ANGELES — On any given day, something crazy is likely to be happening at 1600 Vine Street, a 550-unit apartment complex in Hollywood.<p>A scary-looking clown might be shimmying across a narrow ledge eight floors above the sidewalk, or a young woman dangling from a balcony while a masked man wields …

Social Media

2017 Roundup Of Internet Of Things Forecasts

• The global IoT market will grow from $157B in 2016 to $457B by 2020, attaining a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 28.5%.<br>• Discrete Manufacturing, Transportation and Logistics, and Utilities will lead all industries in IoT spending by 2020, averaging $40B each.<br>• Bain predicts B2B IoT segments will …

Internet of Things

Japan to seek Brexit reassurances from Theresa May

As the PM visits Tokyo, Japanese companies invested in the UK have voiced fears over single market access<p>Theresa May is under pressure to reassure Japanese companies over the likely impact of Britain’s exit from the European Union on their UK investments when she visits Tokyo this week.<p>The prime …

Household debt tops 2008 peak

Americans' appetite for debt is growing.<p>Total household debt climbed to $12.73 trillion in the first three months of the year, according to data released Wednesday by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, a $149 billion increase from the end of 2016.<p>That means today's debt level is higher than the …

Fox News co-president Shine resigns as harassment scandal rumbles on

(Reuters) - Bill Shine, co-president of Fox News Channel, has become the latest executive to resign in the wake of a sexual misconduct scandal at the cable channel.<p>The exit of Shine, who has been with Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's Fox News since its inception over 20 years ago, marks a key step in …

Snapchat’s Spectacles vending machine lands in Santa Monica

Another day, another seemingly random location drop for Snapbot, your friendly neighborhood Snapchat Spectacles vending machine. Today’s lucky destination is Santa Monica, bucking the recent trend of out-of-the-way spots for one just up the coast a bit from its original Venice Beach location in …

The next Moto X could have modular add-ons just like LG's G5

And way more options than LG's Friends, from the sounds of it<p>Lenovo's next Moto phones have surfaced via leaked images over the past few days, and <i>Venture Beat</i> has published an interesting report hinting at some big plans — modular ones — for the upcoming devices. It seems that Lenovo will follow …

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Gala 2015: Kate Hudson, Naomi Campbell, and Others

At the risk of stating the completely obvious, there were a lot of gorgeous women in even more gorgeous dresses at Leonardo DiCaprio's second annual foundation gala in St. Tropez. From the super sexy to the megawatt sparkly (and <i>a bunch</i> with both attributes), there was an air of the high school prom …

Fashion Modeling

Hundreds of Photos of New York City Turned Into a Flowing Visual Experience

When Israeli freelance artist Ynon Lan visited New York City earlier this year, he wanted to capture the things he saw in a way that conveyed the …

Former HP CEO responsible for Compaq merger explores 2016 presidential bid

Carly Fiorina to seek GOP spot as “non-politician offering a unique perspective.”<p>Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard who brought about …

Can a smart home put your mind to rest?

Imagine being alone in your house. It's the middle of the night and suddenly, the lights go on. Without you switching them on. And then they go off. And a minute later, they are back on.<p>The wife of Jeff Hagins, co-founder of SmartThings, gets this magic all the time. Her husband likes to show off …

No bank required: how peer-to-peer is changing the lending landscape

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's said that lending to friends is a good way to lose them, but how about lending to a complete stranger?<p>Since the world economies went into a tailspin in 2008, getting a bank loan has gotten harder. But it's also opened up the market for others to step in.<p>Welcome to peer-to-peer lending, …

GSMArena has just published its review of the Xperia Z3 Compa…

GSMArena has just published its review of the Xperia Z3 Compact. Gets high praise overall.<p>Here's what else that stood out about the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: <br>- Built quality is top notch, and stands apart from the rest of the Z3 series <br>- The display is adequately bright and has good sunlight legibility <br>- Battery life is phenomenal <br>- It has an all-round connectivity package including LTE, USB Host and FM radio <br>- Speaker loudness scored an Average rating, likely due to the IP rating <br>- Benchmark …

Apple shares dedicated page w/ updates from today’s iPhone/Wearable event

In addition to hyping today’s event with a countdown on the home page, Apple has debuted a dedicated page on its website to presumably break down the announcements shared by the company later today. The microsite so far includes photographs, captions, and a tweet from Apple CEO Tim Cook hyping the …

HTC's Desire 510 claims to be the company's cheapest LTE device yet

HTC's Desire lineup often lives in the shadow of the One and Butterfly series, primarily because most of them are designed to appeal to budget-minded phone buyers. The company's been cranking out a lot of them this year (the 816, 616, 516, 610, 310 and 210, to name a few), and HTC isn't done adding …

Seattle Campus Hero Identified as Teaching Assistant Jon Meis

The Seattle campus hero who overpowered a gunman as he tried to reload his shotgun was identified today as Jon Meis, a teaching assistant at the …

Ask E. Jean: Should I Go Under the Knife?

I'm a 28-year-old mother of two, but my breasts make me feel 40!<p><b>Dear E. Jean:</b> Please put me out of my misery. For a year I've been tormented: Should I give in to vanity and get modest-size breast implants, or should I endure my saggy breasts, which are causing me to lose my desire for sex? I'm a …

Women's Health

Starbucks requires Korean employees to come up with English nicknames

<b>This item has been updated</b><p>The international coffee chain Starbucks often touts its relatively egalitarian culture, where employees are called “partners” and get equity in the company, regardless of their job function. That philosophy plays out in an unusual way in South Korea, where employees are …

Verizon counters T-Mobile's Tablet Freedom plan by offering 1GB free on a More Everything plan

Just as T-Mobile CEO John Legere predicted yesterday in his press release for their new Simple Starter plan, there would be copycats (also known as …