Mary Shelley

Frankenstein is coming to Newcastle's most famous listed, empty building

Power to the people – that was the mission behind a building which was a landmark inter-war addition to Newcastle’s cityscape.<p>Carliol House, built …

12 Must-See Movies That Are Expiring From Netflix in November 2017

Clear your schedule.<p>It’s the busiest movie season of the year, as multiplexes become overpopulated with awards hopefuls vying for attention from both critics and audiences alike. Nonetheless, cinephiles would be wise to keep one eye on Netflix, which—as usual—will be losing a handful of quality …

Netflix

Lionsgate's Vestron Video To Release Ken Russell's Gothic On Blu-Ray

After a few conspicuous months of silence, Lionsgate's genre-focused niche sub-label Vestron Video has sprung back into action. Today, via Bloody …

Horror Movies

Douglas Booth Playing Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx In The Dirt

We've seen Douglas Booth play the likes of Romeo, Mr. Bingley and the melodramatic Titus Abrasax, but a new role should see a very different side of …

MTV

Your nerdy love of sci fi could save the world! Announcing… TASAT

Here’s a <i>Major Announcement</i> of a project that's been in my thoughts for a long time. A way that you -- yes <i>you</i> -- can be part of an <i>action team</i> of …

Geek

Italian doctor says world's first human head transplant 'imminent'

A controversial Italian doctor announced Friday that the world’s first human head transplant was "imminent" and that it would take place in China because his efforts to get backing for the project were ignored by the medical communities in the U.S. and Europe.<p>"The Americans did not understand," …

News (U.S.)

The women history forgot but your little girl won't

You could call them rebel girls themselves.<p>The authors behind the best-selling children's book "Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" are once again putting a modern spin on fairy tales with a collection of real-life female super heroes.<p>The book, which debuted in 2016, featured 100 stories about the …

News (U.S.)

Female Filmmakers Are Working To Turn The Weinstein Fallout Into An Opportunity

Women who direct and produce are feeling tentatively hopeful about their prospects, but know there’s still a long way to go. “You can’t undo a hundred years of the entertainment business in a week,” said Amber Tamblyn.<p>Since sexual harassment and assault allegations against film producer Harvey …

Entertainment

Satire, Autobiography, and More Books on Writers and Writing

We love writers for creating immersive fictional worlds for us to indulge and revel but that’s not only the thing they do. They bring their own …

Literature

Parenthood in Science Fiction and Fantasy: a 2017 Trend?

Earlier this year, I started to notice a trend in my reading. I had picked up two books in a row, both about pregnancy in a science fictional …

Parenting

The week in radio and podcasts: Dirty John; Converging Cultures

Monsters of one sort or another crop up in a true-crime series and the battle between art and science<p><b>Dirty John</b> | wondery.com<b><br>Converging Cultures</b> | littleatoms.com<p>Put down your surveillance equipment, true-crime fans, I have an interesting new podcast for you. <b>Dirty John</b> is a six-part series made by …

Podcasting

Tokyo Ghoul GN 14

While things are set to change in the sequel series, Tokyo Ghoul has maintained an interesting fidelity to Mary Shelley's <i>Frankenstein</i> throughout its …

Manga

Wit and wisdom from Thomas Edison, Mary Shelley, and more

POPULAR VIDEOS<p>Wit and wisdom from Najwa Zebian, Coco Chanel, and more<p>7 brutally hilarious cartoons about President Trump's increasingly pesky Russia …

Thomas Edison

'Taught from their infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.”

<b>Why is it great?</b> Take a look at the publication date: 1792. That’s more than two <i>centuries</i> ago, and two things are remarkable about this fact. 1) That …

An animator’s take on Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein”

You can find everything you need to know to read Mary Shelley’s classic novel “Frankenstein,” in this TED-Ed Lesson. But honestly, we’re just so …

Literature

On the psychosocial dynamics of technological progress

Genevieve Bell (2013) referred to her talk at Stanford University in Video 2 as being about our relationships with, thru, and of technology. And …

Turing Test

Tiny Human Brain Organoids Implanted in Rodents

“Micro quasi-brains” could aid disease research, but trigger ethical concerns

Neuroscience

five movies about cool scientists

If you want to watch scientific rationality get stretched by human imagination and creativity, then sit down and hold on tight.I’m no scientist …

Scientific Research

The Burning of Lord Byron’s Salacious Memoirs

Were the revelations in Lord Byron's memoirs so scandalous that his closest friends decided to burn them, rather than risk the damage to his—and his …

Literature

It’s Alive! Baby Born on Halloween Has a Name That Couldn’t Be More Perfect

A Florida couple welcomed a baby Frankenstein into their family — on the absolutely perfect day.<p>Jessica Frankenstein gave birth to her baby boy on …

Heidi Klum

This AI Is Programmed To Write Horror Stories Mined From Reddit

MIT researchers developed Shelley to tweet scary stories based on Reddit posts

Artificial Intelligence

Why We Still Need the ERA

Erica JongHaving the right to vote is important but, as feminists have always understood, it is not sufficient to guarantee equality.The post Why We …

Liberal View

Frankenstein baby born at Florida hospital on Halloween

WINTER PARK, Fla. — A Florida couple got an extra treat on Halloween — a baby Frankenstein.<p>Make that Oskar Gary Frankenstein, who made his entrance …

Babies

Seth's Blog

When she wrote <i>Frankenstein</i>, it changed everything. A different style of writing. A different kind of writer. And the use of technology in ways that …

Baby ‘Frankenstein’ Born On Halloween At Florida Hospital

Welcome to the world, Oskar Gray Frankenstein!<p>A baby born on Halloween not only has an awesome birthday but the perfect name to match.<p>Oskar Gray Frankenstein was born at a hospital in Winter Park, Florida on Tuesday, Click on Orlando reported.<p>Little Oskar, who shares the last name of the spooky …

Parenting

Baby named Frankenstein born at Florida hospital on Halloween

One Florida couple got an extra treat for Halloween.Their baby, Oskar Gray Frankenstein, was born at Winter Park Memorial Hospital at 2:57 p.m. …

Miami

What one AI's spooky storytelling says about the future with robots

A new MIT Media Lab project that generates scary stories with the help of other Twitter users is hinting at a future of AI/human collaboration, …

MIT Media Lab

Frankenstein: Making of a Modern Myth

<i>Image shown above of Boris Karloff as Frankenstein’s monster in 1931, courtesy of Rex Features</i> There’s an indication of the longevity of one of …

Literature

The ocean buffers us from massive volcanic eruptions—but some day it won't be able to keep up

Think back to the last time you spent a summer day at the ocean: The water was probably much cooler than the air. But if you stuck around to enjoy …

Climate Change

Dossier: Women Writers from Latin America

Works by and about Latin American women writers in LALT No. 4:<p>In almost all imaginable environments, there are specific spaces for each gender, as …

Latin America