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The Blair Witch Project's Heather Recalls How Her Death Was Faked

While it was far from the first film to ever employ the found-footage style, it would be fair to say that 1999’s <b>The Blair Witch Project</b> served to …

'Population Zero,' debuting at film festival, explores the Zone of Death

The premise of "Population Zero," which premieres Monday at the Newport Beach Film Festival, is salacious.<p>A lone gunman, in seemingly random fashion, kills three friends camping in a remote area of Yellowstone National Park in 2009. Then, in another ostensibly odd act, the shooter, Dwayne Nelson, …

Newport Beach

34 apps to try out on your brand new Apple TV

When Apple TV units finally ship tomorrow, they will bring iOS apps to the big screen for the first time.<p>Some of the best apps from your iPhone are making the jump, including Periscope, Zillow and Airbnb. And of course all the old Apple TV apps like Netflix, HBO Now, Hulu and Showtime will still be …

Smart TV

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

See All Six STAR WARS Movies Simultaneously in One Insane Video

iPhone addiction destroys the world in this hilarious short film

I’m addicted to my iPhone. Aren’t we all? The addiction is so deep and universal that CultCast host Erfon Elijah spent a good three minutes yesterday convincing me it’s totally OK to cruise Instagram from a urinal.<p>“Just don’t don’t gram yourself,” he said.<p>Worse things could come of a smartphone …

Animated Movies

Charming Animated Short Shows a Dog's Perspective of the World

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Cheat Sheet: Graphic Design Words Everyone Should Know (Infographic)

What's the difference between fonts and typography? Margins and padding? Check out this guide.<p>Companies like Herman-Miller, Nike, Starbucks and Apple have all made a great case as to why businesses should care about design. These and 10 other design-minded companies grew 299 percent between 2003 …

Why College Isn't (And Shouldn't Have to Be) For Everyone

I know a high school senior who's so worried about whether she'll be accepted at the college of her choice she can't sleep.<p>The parent of another senior tells me he stands at the mailbox for an hour every day waiting for a hoped-for acceptance letter to arrive.<p>Parents are also uptight. I've heard of …

Insanely Dark R-Rated POWER RANGERS Fan Film with Katee Sackhoff

100 Years of Earthquake Data Becomes an 8-Day-Long Orchestral Arrangement

David Johnson created a program that built an orchestra composition from a century of seismic waves.<p>If the Earth's tremors were performed by a full orchestra, it might sound like creative technologist David Johnson’s “data auralizations.” Using 100 years of global earthquake data—a set that …

An extra screen for your iPhone? Check out the popSLATE

Earlier today I wrote about the The Trick Cover which is an hilarious, but not too useful, iPhone cover. Check the video on that one to see what I mean.<p>Since then I’ve stumbled upon another iPhone case (first introduced in 2012, now available for the iPhone 6) that is a lot more useful. Check out …

Artist Turns DNA From Chewed Gum Into Sculptures

Plus, a perfume that can cover your genetic tracks<p>Two years ago, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg caused a stir in both the art and biosecurity worlds when she displayed busts of people she’d never met. She determined the facial features for her “Stranger Visions” show using DNA found in the streets …

Sculpture

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

22 Fun Facts About The Breakfast Club

Fun facts about a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess, and a criminal.<p><b>1.</b> The film’s gut-wrenching heart-to-heart, where all five kids spill …

Entertainment

7 Lessons On Business And Success You Won’t Learn In School

Less than 3 years ago, frustrated by my lack of success, I made the decision to start reaching out to and learning from successful people.<p>There was …

Researchers create a virtual screen with touchable objects

A team from the University of Tokyo is putting their own spin on a touchscreen. By combining an infrared sensor with ultrasound technology, the group of researches have managed to design a virtual display that's as thin as air and can let you feel every object you're touching. Dubbed HaptoMime, the …

Upcoming Marvel and DC Movies: 2018-2022

All the changes and new information about the full superhero/comic book movie release calendar.

Comic Books

DOCTOR WHO Inspired Ladies TARDIS Wallet

Shoot steadier, more professional-looking iPhone videos with iOgrapher case

If your iPhone 5/5S has become your go-to video camera, the iOgrapher case helps make your results so much better.<p>Man, it's hard out there for a camcorder, and accessories like the iOgrapher for the iPhone 5/5S aren't making it any easier.<p>Sure, camcorders still have their advantages, but with the …

iPhone 5

Simple techniques for better-looking video

This week's episode of the The Fix is all about video. Find out how to shoot, edit, and share video with friends and family.<p>There's more to video than just cats balancing on human heads. Take a quick break from YouTube and find out how, perhaps, you can upload share-worthy video.<p>Since some of the …

Videography

8 Theories About the Toy Story Franchise

You may have noticed that Andy's evil neighbor Sid returns briefly as the garbageman in <i>Toy Story 3</i>. A theory related to this career choice just …

DOCTOR WHO Interactive Storyline London Subway Infographic

The Ups and Downs of Hollywood Prequels - Infographic

DOCTOR WHO Fan Art - Daleks Disguised as the 11 Doctors

This May Be the Biggest Lens Ever Used on a Mirrorless Camera

Check out this photo of a gigantic Canon 9.3-930mm broadcast lens mounted to a tiny Panasonic GH2 mirrorless camera. The size difference is so great …