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'Black Panther' is amazing. Why are its CG models so terrible?

<i>Black Panther</i> is a refreshing answer to the increasingly stale world of superhero cinema. But there's one glaring flaw throughout the film: its use of CG models to replace humans during action sequences. They're weightless, ugly and, worst of all, incredibly distracting. You'd think that in the …

Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand

How an extreme libertarian tract predicting the collapse of liberal democracies – written by Jacob Rees-Mogg’s father – inspired the likes of Peter Thiel to buy up property across the Pacific<p>If you’re interested in the end of the world, you’re interested in New Zealand. If you’re interested in how …

New Zealand

Tesla Model 3 Long Range First Test

We get the first instrumented test of the electric car that could change the world<p>Tesla’s product unveilings are notoriously wild nights. If you’re with the press, you’re outnumbered by a rooting section of invited owners who show up psyched, chic, and ready to party. Hors d’oeuvres waft by every …

Forget Machu Picchu: Seven Newly Accessible Wonders of the World

If visiting the world's most ancient temples and monuments—Angkor Wat, Machu Picchu, Chichen Itza, Petra—inspires your inner Indiana Jones, just …

Sri Lanka

The Genius Problem-Solving Method Elon Musk Learned From Aristotle | Inc.com

<i>"All great Acts of Genius began with the same consideration: Do not be constrained by your present reality."</i><p><b>Leonardo Da Vinci</b><p>Obviously, I have never met Aristotle or Da Vinci; for that matter, I have not yet had the pleasure of speaking with Elon Musk. Still, let's imagine that I can understand how …

Creativity

A video game trailer is eligible to be nominated for an Academy Award

Despite being one of the biggest entertainment mediums on the planet, it's rare to see video games getting the mainstream recognition that they deserve. Now, it looks like that's beginning to change, as, for the first time in history, a video game trailer is eligible to be nominated for an Academy …

Game Trailers

This 56-minute video was constructed entirely with AI and a single photo

Videos are made up of thousands of still images per minute, but what if all you have is a single image and artificial intelligence? That is the …

Google Cardboard

[Update: It's live] T-Mobile announces free, automatic scam call blocking

• Update 1: 2017/04/05 2:41pm PDT It's live.<p>We've all been there—an unfamiliar number appears on your caller ID and you wonder if it's a scammer …

Identity Theft

Anatomy of a showrunner

<i>Narcos co-creator Chris Brancato (pictured above) has spent 20 years as a showrunner, overseeing season one of the Netflix series plus shows</i> …

TV

Netflix Believed To Be Working On “Choose-Your-Own-Adventure”-Style Content - Tubefilter

By virtue of its nature as an on-demand platform, <b>Netflix</b> claims certain inherent advantages over its TV-based competitors. Since its shows aren’t …

Behold The $25,000 Taco

Street food? More like Wall Street food.<p>If you’re still reeling with disappointment from Taco Bell taking away the fried chicken shell chalupa, you …

Luxury Lifestyle

Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

The trailer for Amazon’s movie based on the true story of a lost city looks epic

His first attempt to find the city failed, as Fawcett had to return after getting a fever in the jungle. For his second attempt, in 1925, he took along his son, Jack, and the two were never seen again.<p>Since then, hundreds of explorers and scientists have died or disappeared after going out to the …

Entertainment

Have You Ever Tried Investing... in Weed

It's a relatively new market jam-packed with pitfalls and rewards.<p>According to a study coordinated by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism in 2015, nearly 10 percent of Americans had smoked marijuana at least once in the past year. That accounts for 30-plus million people, which …

Cannabis

Apple's 'spaceship' campus looks like a futuristic, solar-powered fortress in new drone video

A number of drone videos have captured the construction of the new UFO-style Apple Campus 2, but this latest video is the best look we've had yet.<p>The …

The best Wi-Fi Range extender

<i>By David Murphy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending 140 …

Play 'Star Wars Battlefront' on PSVR December 6th

Electronic Arts teased out its <i>Star Wars Battlefront</i> VR experience way back in March, and now we know when it's actually exiting hyperspace. Come December 6th, you'll be able to strap on your PlayStation VR headset, jump into a virtual X-Wing cockpit and hopefully destroy the Death Star. Remember, …

North Africa
Cancer Cells

La silenciosa resurrección del cineclub

Las películas en versión original, proyectadas en cafeterías de pequeños aforos, están en auge<p>No tienen cartelera, ni palomitas, ni taquillas. A …

FOX Has Put The Kibosh On Satirical ‘Idiocracy’ President Camacho Campaign Ads

Mike Judge’s <i>Idiocracy</i> became a cult classic for arguing that we, as a whole, were heading towards mutual destruction in a future where the people with lower IQs would be the ones making major decisions that bring us to the point of no return. Many have found similarities between the movie and …

Satire

Director Mike Judge Says It's 'Scary' How Idiocracy Has Come True

And he's right.<p>It's been 10 years since Mike Judge released the movie <i>Idiocracy</i>, a comedy that has eerily become a prediction of the world in 2016. The 2006 satire starred Luke Wilson as a completely average man who was cryogenically frozen for 500 years and then wakes up at a time when everyone is …

Silicon Valley

The Beatles’ ‘Revolver’ Turns 50: A Psychedelic Masterpiece That Rewrote the Rules of Rock

‘Revolver’ is the sound of a band brimming with curiosity, confident in its ideas and delivering uncalculated greatness. Rock listened, and never …

33 Mindblowing Documentaries You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Get ready for some serious learning.

You People Wouldn’t Believe the Type Design in Blade Runner

Dave Addey doesn’t just watch movies. He dissects them.<p>Addey is the creator of Typeset In The Future, a website devoted entirely to fonts in science …

Tesla driver dies in first fatal crash while using autopilot mode

The autopilot sensors on the Model S failed to distinguish a white tractor-trailer crossing the highway against a bright sky<p>The first known death caused by a self-driving car was disclosed by Tesla Motors on Thursday, a development that is sure to cause consumers to second-guess the trust they put …

Tesla

It's time for Netflix to release its viewership data

Ratings are going public either way, so it might as well be proactive<p>Nielsen’s attempts to track streaming service viewership data are finally starting to bear public fruit. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, the measurement firm released a small sample of data points at a recent Las Vegas …

Televisions

Apollo 12 astronauts brought porn with them while walking on the moon

In November 1969, astronauts Charles "Pete" Conrad and Alan Bean rode a lunar lander down to the moon's Ocean of Storms while module pilot Dick Gordon orbited overhead.<p>Conrad and Bean were on their way toward becoming the third and fourth men to walk on the moon, respectively. But their mission, …

Apollo Missions

How Kodak Accidentally Discovered A-Bomb Testing

Two thousand miles away from the U.S. A-bomb tests in 1945, something weird was happening to Kodak's film.<p>The ground shook, a brilliant white flash enveloped the sky, and the world changed forever. Code name "Trinity," the bomb test at dawn on July 16, 1945 in Alamogordo, New Mexico was the first …

Kodak