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9 New Shows Amazon Is Banking on to Become the Next ‘Game of Thrones’

As television fans know by now, Amazon head honcho Jeff Bezos instructed his streaming service late last year to go out and find him the next …

TV

We've Got Booze, Dames, and Robots in the First Episode of Scifi Noir Automata

<i>Automata</i> is a classic story of two hardened detectives solving crimes and scoring ladies in Prohibition-era New York City. Except this time, one of …

This Stranger Things-style adventure game is an overwhelming blast of nostalgia

Crossing Souls tackles the ‘80s with sincerity and heart — and a few unfortunate stereotypes<p>There’s a certain breed of entertainment that manages to be nostalgic for a particular era, while still transcending that allure to become a wonderful spectacle on its own. For all of the <i>Ghostbusters</i> and …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Artificial Intelligence

Videos: The Sci-fi Short Film Lunatique

This is the Brazilian sci-fi short film <i>Lunatique</i>. It was written and directed by Gabriel Kalim Mucci, and stars Paulo Geraissate, Lila Guimaraes, …

Video brilliantly explains why ‘The Simpsons’ isn’t funny anymore

Back in the day, I used to fancy myself something of a <i>Simpsons</i> snob. Sure, lots of people loved and continue to love the show, but I was downright …

They Will All Die In Space is a short film that channels the suspense of Alien

Short Films

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …

Dark Souls: The Board Game is a grueling slog

Just like it says on the tin<p><i>Dark Souls: The Board Game</i> was a huge surprise. Few outside of England had ever heard of its developers, Steamforged Games, a company that’s been quietly growing over the last few years. Fewer still expected the Kickstarter to do as well as it did, earning more than $5.4 …

Seven Cool Games From PAX East To Watch Out For

At last weekend’s PAX East, <i>Kotaku</i>’s Patricia Hernandez and I had the chance to check out a ton of games in various stages of development. Several …

Indie Gaming

Schlock & Awe: A Guide to Streaming VHS

Hiya folks! This week is going to be a little different. Most of you who regularly read this column will know what a big fan I am of weird and …

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016 | Salty Popcorn

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016<p>And so it is another fine movie year draws to a close. I present to you my TOP 20 MOVIES OF 2016. This year’s list …

Someone Turned 2016 Into a Horror Movie Trailer and It's Terrifying AF

Relive all the horrors 2016 had to offer.<p>Even the scariest horror movies have nothing on 2016. From creepy clowns roaming the streets to the deaths of countless beloved icons, this year has been nothing short of unsettling — and most of us are more than ready for it to be over.<p>But if you need more …

Short Film Brilliantly Edits Together Scenes From 53 Movies to Show People Trying to Kill Bruce Willis

Why does everyone want to kill Bruce Willis? Because Pierre-Alexandre Chauvat hilariously edited together 53 different movies to make it seem like …

How to Build Your Own Mini SNES

The NES Classic Edition is almost perfect—short controller cords not withstanding—and if you can buy one, it’s one of our favorite gifts, especially …

Raspberry Pi

How To Install PPSSPP PlayStation Emulator On iOS 10 Without Jailbreak

Here's how to download and install PPSSPP PlayStation emulator IPA on iOS 10. No jailbreak is required for this to work on iPhone and iPad.<br>[ Continue …

Watch 'Bohemian Rhapsody' turn into a noir crime thriller

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? A new video from Corridor Digital is, well, both.<p>The video takes (most of) the wonderfully loopy and catchy lyrics to Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" and envisions the 1975 hit song as a heart-pounding crime drama. We don't need to tell you the plot: Mama, …

Bohemian Rhapsody

Images: An Infographic That Shows The Evolution Of Batgirl

This new infographic shows off the evolution of Batgirl, as we celebrate her 50th anniversary.<p>This was created by Fun.com. Check out the synopsis and …

Fans Race To See Who Can Beat NES Classic Games The Fastest

The Best of NES routinely gets some of the most veteran speedrunners of old NES games together to have them compete against one another and share …

Retrogaming

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Google’s DeepMind A.I. takes on something even more complicated than chess or go: StarCraft II

Google and Blizzard are opening up StarCraft II to anyone who wants to teach artificial intelligence systems how to conduct warfare, because apparently I’m the only one who has ever seen <i>The Terminator</i>.<p>Researchers can now use Google’s DeepMind A.I. to test various theories for ways that machines can …

Why So Few Horror Movies Have Good Endings

Proof that sticking the landing is harder than it looks.<p>Elmore Leonard’s 1990 novel <i>Get Shorty</i> is one of the best books about the movies, not only …

Horror

Here's why the FDA believes marijuana is no medicine

Voters in five states, including California, will decide whether to legalize weed for recreational use by adults, and citizens in four others will cast ballots on whether to allow medical marijuana.<p>If all of the measures succeed, it could force federal lawmakers to reconcile restrictive federal …

Hideo Kojima's Uncut 'Policenauts' Is Finally Available In English

With a little legwork.<p><i>Policenauts</i>, Hideo Kojima’s 1996 interactive sci-fi detective story, wasnt available in English until 2009 when a group of …

MacBook Air

CHATBOTS EXPLAINED: Why businesses should be paying attention to the chatbot revolution

Advancements in artificial intelligence, coupled with the proliferation of messaging apps, are fueling the development of chatbots — software programs that use messaging as the interface through which to carry out any number of tasks, from scheduling a meeting, to reporting weather, to helping …

Why Movie Sex Scenes Have Looked the Same for Decades

Not much has changed in 80 years.<p>Go ahead, think about it.<p>As the Film Theorists explain in their most recent video, Hollywood has been using the same tricks since its very first sex scene—from the silent film <i>Ecstasy</i> in 1933—to film love making. The main trick is close-ups.<p>The term "male gaze," …

Amazon is testing out a 30-hour workweek

Instead of the normal 40-hour week (or, more recently, the 50-, 60-, or 70-hour week), the world's second-largest retailer will let roughly a dozen "part-time" employees cut back to just 30 hours at 75% the typical salary, but still retain all their benefits.<p>"A lot of companies have talked about …

8 Anime to Watch if You Love Video Games

A lot of anime fans are also video game fans, so it’s a lot of fun when the two worlds overlap. Here are eight awesome anime to watch if you love …

Anime

The Top 25 Super Nintendo Games Of All Time

August 23 is the 25th anniversary of one of Nintendo's most beloved consoles, the SNES. In honor of this important gaming machine, we compiled a list …

Retrogaming

Why Harley Quinn Is the Best (and Worst) Thing About ‘Suicide Squad’

She’s introduced hanging from the top bars in her cell like some demented Cirque de Soleil acrobat, to the retro strains of Aussie singer Grace’s …

Harley Quinn