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NASA Delays Hubble Successor Launch

The Hubble Space Telescope is incredible and has done some truly remarkable science, but it’s getting old. After all, it was launched in 1990. Taking …

Universe

Gravity Could Be the Result of Random Quantum Fluctuations — NOVA Next | PBS

If this theory is true, quantum mechanics might be more fundamental to the structure of the universe than gravity itself.<p>Scientists have been trying …

Linda Hamilton’s Return to ‘Terminator’ Will Give Us the 60-Year-Old Female Action Star We Deserve

The James Cameron series is also in search of another ass-kicking heroine to carry the franchise into the future.<p>She’s back (had to do it). The …

Nest’s home security system costs $499 and comes with magnetic door sensors

Nest Secure is a modular system for arming your doors and windows<p>Nest is getting serious about home security with an entirely new product family it’s calling Nest Secure. Announced today at a hardware event in San Francisco, Nest detailed a new modular system that is designed to make home security …

Five Definitive Films: A Bill Paxton Memorial

In the wake of yesterday's tragic news about the passing of American actor Bill Paxton, die hard film lovers and casual movie goers have been …

Rising Artist Allan Rayman Drops Incredibly Unique New Album ‘Roadhouse 01' : Hip-Hop / Soul

Talented rising artist <b>Allan Rayman</b> has released his impressive sophomore album <i>Roadhouse 01</i>. The mysterious artist effortlessly blends genres putting …

The Craziest Stories Behind the Scenes of ‘Planet Earth 2’s Second Episode, “Mountains”

Last week, the BBC took us to the exclusive corners of the world’s most remote islands. This week, they’re taking us much higher. Tonight marks the …

Streaming

Trailers: An Infection Turns Students Into Rabid Creatures In The Upcoming Horror Film Feral

This is a trailer for the upcoming horror film <i>Feral</i>.<p>It was co-written and directed by Mark Young and stars Scout Taylor-Compton, Olivia Luccardi, Lew …

Horror

‘Logan’ is a superhero movie for people who don’t like superhero movies

A group that includes the guy who wrote “Logan,” Scott Frank.<p>Most superhero movies are light summer popcorn fare — but last February’s “Deadpool,” a gory farce that became the highest-grossing R-rated film of all time, opened the door for a completely different twist on the genre: “Logan.”<p>Also …

Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ Hits Legal Trouble Over Netflix Deal – Variety

Martin Scorsese’s upcoming mob movie “The Irishman” looks to be running into trouble as distributor STX is weighing legal action over Mexican …

Al Pacino

15 Great Instrumental Hip Hop Albums

Some of us listen to Hip Hop primarily for the lyrics, others for the beats. Most of the times it will be a combination of both that determines how …

One Player's Three-Year Quest To Beat Every NES Game Is About To End

It took Piotr Delgado “The Mexican Runner” Kusielczuk 91 hours to beat <i>Miracle Piano Teaching System</i>, an NES game created to teach kids how to play …

Jay Electronica, Who Has Yet to Drop His Debut Album, Says 'An Album Is a False Concept'

Jay Electronica clearly doesn’t succumb to pressure.<p>Since the 40-year-old rapper signed to Roc Nation in 2010, fans have been patiently awaiting his …

'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' PS4 Release Date Rumors: Is a PlayStation launch possible?

<i>Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> is part of a long tradition of Nintendo games that appear exclusively on the company's hardware. Unlike your …

'The Discovery' trailer will definitely mess with your mind

Can a scientific discovery be too dangerous to share with the world? That's the terrifying question posited in <i>The Discovery</i>, a Netflix original film …

Entertainment

Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' Scores Rare 100 Percent on Rotten Tomatoes

It is an “unmitigated triumph,” gushes one critic<p>Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, horror movie “Get Out,” is receiving rave reviews from critics who …

Horizon Zero Dawn is a near-perfect action RPG on the PlayStation 4

<i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> appeared unique from the start – a PlayStation 4 exclusive, a novel setting, with an all-new franchise, combining survival game elements with cover shooter mechanics and real-time strategy play, all while you hunt mechanized dinosaurs in a lush, natural setting. A game with that …

The Exclusive Gap Between PS4 And Xbox One Has Become A Canyon

That was the forlorn text I got from my friend yesterday after reviews went live for Guerrilla’s new open-world game, and it was deemed a must-buy by most, myself included.<p>Given that it’s a new IP, I wouldn’t blame someone not in the industry bubble for failing to realize that <i>Horizon</i> was a PS4 …

Sea of Thieves

Watch the Trailer for Ana Lily Amirpour's Second Feature Film The Bad Batch

Ana Lily Amirpour made a dramatic, critically-acclaimed first impression with her moody Iranian vampire film <i>A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night</i> (2014). …

27 things to know before you work in social media

I’m immersed in social business every day.<p>I spend as much time on my computer as some people spend in their shoes. I rarely talk about “social media” …

The Making a Murderer Prosecutor Wants You to Know What the Show Got Wrong

“My name is Ken Kratz. You may know me as the chief villain in the Netflix docuseries <i>Making a Murderer</i>.”<p>So begins a forthcoming book by the lead …

Review: 'A Cure For Wellness' Is The First Good Horror Film Of 2017

Gore Verbinski is probably used to being underappreciated by now, but it doesn’t make it any less frustrating, I’m sure. His films <i>The Mexican</i>, <i>The Weather Man</i>, the two <i>Pirates of the Caribbean</i> sequels, and the terrific <i>The Lone Ranger</i> were all wrongly maligned by critics and many film buffs. This …

Honoring The Best Hip Hop LP's: Mobb Deep - The Infamous

Mobb Deep makes urgent, desperate music. Rarely do they relish the spoils of a life of crime, focusing more on the need to make money at any cost and …

Hear Roger Waters Tease New 'Is This the Life We Really Want?' LP

<b>UPDATE:</b> In a teaser in-the-studio video, Roger Waters revealed that his new album <i>Is This the Life We Really Want?</i> will be released on May 19th.<p>Roger …

Universal Nabs Sci-Fi Thriller 'Extinction' Starring Michael Pena (Exclusive)

Ben Young will direct the project about a man trying to save his family from an alien invasion.<p>In a competitive situation, Universal has acquired the …

The Predator Star Says Reboot Movie Will Be "Horror, Sci-Fi, And A Western"

<i>The Predator</i> starts production later this month, with <i>Iron Man 3</i>'s Shane Black directing. The movie stars Boyd Holbrook (<i>Narcos</i>), who has now spoken about what to expect from the sci-fi reboot.<p>Speaking to We Got This Covered, Holbrook explained that the movie would be more than just another movie in …

Something new in found-footage horror flick 'VooDoo'

Strong lead performances and a startling twist juice up the found-footage exercise "VooDoo," which squeezes unexpected novelty from an exhausted subgenre. Writer-director Tom Costabile brings real imagination to the form, producing something that fright fans might appreciate for being a little …

American Horror Story Season 7 Is About the 2016 Election. Seriously

Donald Trump may be a character, according to creator Ryan Murphy.<p>Rather than keep the theme for the next season of <i>American Horror Story</i> under lock and key, <b>Ryan Murphy</b> has decided to gift his fans with a belated Valentine’s Day treat. Appearing on Bravo’s <i>Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen</i> …

Listen to Raekwon and G-Eazy’s New Song “Purple Brick Road”

On March 24, Raekwon releases his new album <i>The Wild</i> (via ICEH20/EMPIRE). The LP is the follow-up to 2015’s <i>Fly International Luxurious Art</i>. Today, he’s shared a new song from the record called “Purple Brick Road.” It features G-Eazy, and is produced by J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League. Rae has also revealed …