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Ben Affleck Says His ‘Batman’ Movie Will ‘Borrow’ From The Comics

Whenever a comic-book adaptation comes along, there’s always the question of whether it’ll be a panel-to-screen translation, or whether it will adapt the spirit, not the actual book. And Ben Affleck, currently working on a Batman solo movie, appears to fall more in the latter camp.<p>Back in March, …

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NASA and the author of ‘The Martian’ tell us exactly how we’ll get to Mars

In "The Martian," Matt Damon plays a NASA astronaut who's been stranded on Mars and has to figure out how to survive until the space agency can devise a daring plan to rescue him.<p>But Earth's first manned mission to Mars will share little resemblance to the hit film — not to mention the book it's …

Future Quest Kicks Off the Cartoon Crossover My Childhood Cried Out For

The Herculoids meeting Jonny Quest and Hadji. The Galaxy Trio and Birdman sharing a weird adventure together. Mightor and Space Ghost combining past …

‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Gets A Gorgeous James Bond-Style Intro Featuring Radiohead

While the <i>Star Wars</i> films are now pretty much canonical required viewing to be a person living in this modern age, and at a time it was unthinkable to tinker around with them, George Lucas did his fair share of tinkering with the original <i>Star Wars</i> trilogy. That means that he opened up the gates for …

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Batman: The Animated Series Invades These Modern Batman Comic Covers, and It's Glorious

Artist Greg Capullo’s run on <i>Batman</i> with Scott Snyder came to a close last week, and under their tenure the Dark Knight has been amazing to read—and …

Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists 2016

Drake once said he planned to make $250 million by the time he was 29. With less than a year left before he turns 30, he’s still got a ways to go. But the Toronto native is certainly on the right track: this year, he’s the first newcomer to crack the Forbes Five.<p>For years, our list of hip-hop’s …

Here's What We Know About A Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton General Election

Clinton has a dominant lead in polls so far, but now it's time to start paying attention.<p>Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican nominee with Tuesday's win in Indiana and the departure of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Assuming Hillary Clinton sews up the Democratic nomination, we can turn to the …

'Captain America: Civil War' Will Show If Quality Matters For Superhero Movies At The Box Office

Sabermetrics, the advanced statistical analysis of baseball, has given us a new concept in the past few years: “Wins Above Replacement” or WAR. WAR tells you how much more valuable a given player is over a perfectly average substitute in terms of helping your team win games. It succinctly …

J.J. Abrams Nixed a Very Weird Prequel Reference in The Force Awakens

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> didn’t completely shy away from prequel talk; one of the film’s oddest lines is Kylo Ren joking with General Hux about a …

Once this breakthrough happens, artificial intelligence will be smarter than humans

There's no way of knowing when the machines will take over, but scientists have a prediction about the breakthrough that would have to occur in order …

Why Rocksteady's Visions of Gotham City Remain Gaming's Ultimate Playgrounds

The London studio's interpretations of one of fiction's greatest cities are, without doubt, amongst the finest open worlds in gaming history.<p>Rocksteady saved Batman from the depths of video game hell. While that statement is quite deliberately hyperbolic, when you take a minute to think about it, …

The Guardians of the Galaxy May Take Over a Famous Twilight Zone Ride at Disney

They’ve escaped the Kyln, defended Xander and controlled an Infinity Stone. Next up for Marvel’s <i>Guardians of the Galaxy,</i> they may be taking over one …

Marvel Kicks Off Video Series To Ease In New Readers, Starting With Black Panther

With superstar writer Ta-Nehisi Coates behind the comic, and a movie on the way, now’s the time to learn about the man known as T’Challa.<p>Marvel grabbed some international headlines when it announced that its relaunched <i>Black Panther</i> title, following the “All-New, All-Different” reboot of its line, …

Mind-Bending Photo Manipulations by Artist Laurent Rosset – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A selection of clever photo manipulations by photographer/architect Laurent Rosset, another artist experimenting with the illusion of landscapes …

Listen to Radiohead's new song Burn the Witch

Where's the album, though?<p>After slowly disappearing from the internet and releasing a few short teasers through Instagram, Radiohead has released a stop-motion video for their new song "Burn the Witch." It's the band's first piece of new music since their almost-Bond theme "Spectre," which was …

'Captain America: Civil War’ is the movie ‘Batman v Superman’ wanted to be

Not only does the film juggle a dozen major superheroes pretty seamlessly, but it somehow manages to tell a cohesive story while not making the film feel too stuffed or overcomplicated.<p>After a NYC screening of "Civil War" ended Monday evening, the man on my right declared that this was the movie …

The Chinese Army Is Using Hip-Hop Videos as a Recruitment Tactic for Some Reason

Who thought this was a good idea?<p>The People's Republic of China is generally not known for its sense of humor. The Middle Kingdom's public image lacks the reek of desparate farce that clings to its neighbor North Korea, or the batshit insanity that's become Japan's calling card. hatever it lacks in …

Marvel v DC: Dawn of Rivalry

DC came first. That's the most important thing to know, that DC was there first. They were called Detective Comics, Inc, later to be called National …

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Kanye West Wore Ripped Jeans To The Met Gala, And Was Still The Best-Dressed Man

Here's why it sucks that this is so.<p>Yay for Ye.<p>Look, as far as the guys go, Kanye West won the Met Gala this year.<p>That's not a popular statement on the Internet right now, now that Twitter pointed out how he wore ripped blue jeans, a white T-shirt and bedazzled denim jacket (with blue contact …

The Best Celebrity Quotes From the 2016 Met Gala Red Carpet

The spectacular looks on display at the 2016 Met Gala predictably stole the show. But on the red carpet, the banter was just as entertaining. Before heading into the Metropolitan Museum of Art to see this year’s exhibit, “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” guests stopped by to chat …

Hitler and Zionism: Why the Haavara Agreement does not mean the Nazis were Zionists

When the former London mayor Ken Livingstone said in an interview that Hitler was “supporting Zionism” before he “went mad and ended up killing six …

Did We Sell Each Other Into Slavery: Misconceptions About the African Involvement in the Slave Trade

There are many misconceptions about African history and nowhere is this more true than the topic of the slave trade. Very often I see comments by people who argue that Africans sold each other into slavery. There is some element of truth to this, but to speak of the slave trade solely as Africans …

Breaking Bad: 7 Ways To Beat Your Bad Habits

Everything we do in life is driven by our habits. They determine our successes and our failures. They embody who we truly are.<p>While much has been …

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