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Nightmare Hellface Generator is Cutting-Edge Machine Learning

Generative adversarial networks strike again.<p>If you'll recall, just a few months ago we were doing this with cats. Draw something in a little box and an algorithm will try to interpret it as a cat and then fill in the colors and textures according to a machine learning model training on thousands …

Google’s AI Invents Sounds Humans Have Never Heard Before

Jesse Engel is playing an instrument that's somewhere between a clavichord and a Hammond organ—18th-century classical crossed with 20th-century …

Artificial Intelligence

7 WTF New Movies Nobody Told You About (Spring 2017)

<i>Update: We still don't think these movies have gotten in front of enough eyeballs this year. Download the hell out of 'em for your holiday travels!</i><p>As …

Horror

Ride the Feedback: A Brief History of Guitar Distortion

Or, how one of music's happiest accidents went on to shape countless careers and spawn entire genres, from rock 'n' roll to experimental noise<p>The discovery of guitar distortion just may be one of the happiest accidents in modern music history. Born the bastard child of dysfunctional amplifiers, its …

The 50 Best IDM Albums of All Time

<b>PARTY IN MY MIND: THE ENDLESS HALF-LIVES OF IDM</b><br>By Simon Reynolds<p>At the outset, it needs to be said that “Intelligent Dance Music” is—ironically—kind of a stupid name. By this point, possibly even the folks who coined the term back in 1993—members of an online mailing list mainly consisting of Aphex …

Super News

Darren Bousman's 'Abattoir' is the Best 2016 Horror Movie You Didn't See - Bloody Disgusting

You say you want original horror, huh?<p>Most horror fans seem to agree that films like <i>The Witch</i>, <i>Green Room</i>, <i>The Conjuring 2</i>, and <i>Train to Busan</i> were some …

Horror

Horror Movies Coming Out In 2017: Complete List And Trailers For Scary Films Releasing This Year

Whose ready for a big (albeit scary) year at the movies? Last year saw the release of the sleeper hit “Don’t Breathe” and the blockbuster “The …

The Best Short Films of 2016

Despite this year's overall horribleness, it's been a great year for short films. Out of the 2,000-plus I've seen this year, here are my 13 favorites.<p>This year has been a weird, wild, and kind of horrible one. Between the election, refugee crisis, global economy, David Bowie, Prince, Ebola, Brexit, …

I Wore Pheromones to Become a Sex God

Do the mysterious, unscented love-chemicals actually work?<p>Pheromones are mysterious, unscented love-chemicals that send signals about your moods, your sexual orientation, and your genetic makeup. Animals use these chemicals to attract potential mates; humans have them too, but as this Washington …

10 Horror Movies You Mustn't Miss That Are Coming Out In 2017

2017 is the year of horror movies and there a bunch which are coming out and we are sure anticipating them! Therefore, here is a list of the most …

New band of the week: Denzel Curry (No 131) – a psychedelic hip-hop apocalypse

<b>Hometown:</b> Carol City, Florida.<p><b>The lineup:</b> Denzel Curry (vocals).<p><b>The background:</b> We’re not sure if Denzel Curry got the memo about hip-hop getting happy, but then he’s been through some tough times. He grew up in an area notorious for police brutality and gun violence (Zone 3, Carol City, Miami), …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The opposite of nurture on display in creepy French horror fantasy 'Evolution'

A striking and maddening delivery system for art house creepinesss, Lucille Hadžihalilović's "Evolution" dreams up a cloistered island community of ailing young boys and unsmiling adult women that feels like the exact opposite of a nurturing paradise. As bad vibes go, the scenario is certainly a …

Amazon is in talks to start streaming sports on Prime

The Wall Street Journal reports that the online retail giant has been in talks with a number of major American sports organisations, as well as traditional media networks that show sports, over acquiring rights to broadcast games online live.<p>Amazon has apparently been discussing some kind of …

David Attenborough’s Planet Earth II is already thrilling viewers with its amazing photography. We asked the show’s producers for their most memorable places, and suggest ways of seeing the wonders for yourself – though travelling to truly remote spots does not make for a budget trip

Nature

The History Of Prog In 50 Albums

Prog is the genre that refuses to die. Since its inception 50 years ago, it has swung in and out of fashion, from the glory days of the 1970s to its …

Is Your Employee Ready to Be a Manager?

You have an ambitious team member who’s asking to be promoted to manager. He’s great at his job, but is he really ready to lead? How do you judge his skills and experience? What’s the best way to measure his potential?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>As a manager, you’re always on the lookout for the next …

Netflix’s 'Under the Shadow' Brings Foreign Horror to the Masses

The Iranian horror movie marks a turning point in the streaming service's original content.<p>The scariest moment in <i>Under the Shadow</i>, the Iranian horror …

Horror

HitFix

The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Writers Explain Why They Made Thanos The Main Character<p>'Westworld' Season Two Begins With A Bloody 'Journey Into …

What We Learned About David Lynch After Spending Three Years in His Art Cave

Jon Nguyen's new film gives private insight into Lynch's life after interviewing and filming him in his workspace over three years.<p>Right now David Lynch is definitely drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes and painting a picture. Those are the only three activities you can imagine him doing, …

The Horror Movie Renaissance: How Hollywood Made Scares Great Again

With the critical—and no doubt commercial—success of Lights Out, Don’t Breathe, and the upcoming Blair Witch, the studios have finally gotten their …

Meet the Silicon Valley-ites taking tiny hits of LSD to boost performance

It's 7am on a sunny Friday in a shared house in the sleepy San Francisco neighbourhood of Richmond. Flatmates buzz in and out of the kitchen as Lily …

The clandestine US government research facility in Netflix’s hit drama is based on more than conspiracy theorists’ musings … what did it actually do?<p><i>Spoiler alert: this article discusses the plot of season one of Stranger Things.</i><p>With its blend of 1980s nostalgia, pesky kids on BMXs, Stephen …

TV

'Evil, Wicked': What it was like to grow up in one of Australia’s most notorious cults - Hack - triple j

Imagine being routinely abused by your parents, administered LSD when you were child, and told your mother was Jesus Christ reincarnated in the …

College Professors Are Using Smart Drugs to Grade Your Crappy Essays

It's not just students taking modafinil to help them power through their workload.<p>The hand of modafinil, the drug designed to treat narcolepsy and used by fighter pilots to stay sharp, is all over university coursework these days. But it's not just the students taking the "king of smart drugs" to …

12 Recipes for Smoky, Tender Ribs This July 4th

More<p>Ribs<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>When I was a kid, "summertime" was just another way of saying "ribs." Whenever we had a party, my dad would buy racks and racks of ribs—a hilarious amount, really—and throw them on the grill. (We always joked that he didn't know how to cook for fewer …

BBQ

I Wrote 150 Porno Novels in Five Years

In an excerpt from 'Sin-a-Rama: Sleaze Sex Paperbacks of the Sixties,' the legendary science fiction writer Robert Silverberg divulges how he and other authors learned to write smut.<p><i>The following is an excerpt from 'Sin-a-Rama: Sleaze Sex Paperbacks of the Sixties,' a new anthology about the</i> …

How to Combat Distrust of Science

Acceptance of science has become increasingly polarized in the United States. Indeed, a recent Pew poll shows that there is a substantial and growing …