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Syfy Turns James S.A. Corey's Expanse Into "Game Of Thrones In Space"

Yes, please. Syfy has given a direct-to-series order to <i>The Expanse</i>, a new show based on James S.A. Corey's acclaimed space-opera novels, with the …

Guardians Of The Galaxy Details Revealed, Including Link To Avengers 3

Speaking with <i>Entertainment Weekly</i>, director James Gunn revealed a mess o' plot points about Marvel's upcoming scifi flick, as well as how it leads …

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Video Places Mutants at Historic Turning Points – /Film

If nothing else, the marketing department at Fox is doing a great job with the “viral” ad campaign for <b>X-Men: Days of Future Past</b>. A new <i>Days of Future</i> …

Comics

'X-Men: Apocalypse': Nightcrawler and Gambit to Appear – /Film

<i>X-Men: Days of Future Past</i> doesn’t open for another few weeks, and its sequel, <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i>, isn’t coming for another two years. Nevertheless, …

Comics

Batman: Strange Days

(YouTube link)<p>DC Comics has released a new Batman animated short in honor of the character’s 75th anniversary. "Batman: Strange Days" from producer …

Why laughter makes no sense: The surprising science behind what tickles our funny bones

<b>Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart (Reuters/Mike Blake/AP/Evan Agostini)</b><p>We laugh at Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert — along with a million other things that aren’t even jokes. Here’s why<p>Peter McGraw • Joel Warner<p>April 9, 2014 10:59pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes …

Classic Paintings Cleverly Translated into Google Street View

<b>Boulevard Poissonnire by Jean Braud (1849-1936)</b><p>You can spend hours virtually travelling through Google Street View. It's fascinating to get an up-close look at places you'd never see otherwise. If you've ever zoomed in on a city, you'll notice that it offers fantastic details of shops and people on …

Understanding Klout as a Brokerage Business

<i>Lucy Leiderman is the Director of Digital Strategy at Pilot PMR</i>.<p>Klout, the San Francisco based start up that measures your social influence, was acquired last week by Lithium Technologies in a deal that is supposedly meant to redefine both companies. Since its launch in 2008, Klout has apparently …

The Best Length for Online Content

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Every so often when I’m tweeting or emailing, I’ll think: Should I really be writing so much?<p>Blockchain and cryptocurrency news minus the bullshit.Visit Hard Fork.CLICK IT<p>I tend to get carried away. And for the times that I do, it sure would be nice …

Download Over 300+ Free Art Books From the Getty Museum

Yesterday, we wrote about the Wellcome Library’s opening up of its digital archives and making over 100,000 medical images freely available online. …

Download 15,000+ Free Golden Age Comics from the Digital Comic Museum

The Digital Comic Museum offers free access to hundreds of pre-1959 comic books, uploaded by users who often offer historical research and commentary …