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At SDCC 2021, Creepshow Teases What to Expect From Season 3 of the Shudder Hit

Creepshow’s excellent second season arrived earlier this year, offering proof positive that the well-received first season of the horror anthology—based on the George A. Romero-Stephen King cult movie collaborations—was no fluke. With season three on the way soon, San Diego Comic-Con @ Home was an essential stop for…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Amc, Stephen King, San Diego, Poltergeist, Joe Hill, James Remar, George A Romero, Dawn of the Dead, Michael Rooker, Johnathon Schaech, Greg Nicotero, Speculative Fiction, Ethan Embry, John Esposito


SDCC 2021: Lucifer's Devilish Star on the Netflix Series' Final Season, Including Its Release Date

The long-awaited second half of Lucifer season five arrived on Netflix in late May, so there’s not much for the DC Comics show’s faithful to do except wonder endlessly about season six, the series’ final installment. The show’s San Diego Comic-Con @ Home panel knew this, and geared its programming toward Luci-fans…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, Netflix, Satan, Michael, Demons, Lucifer, Tom Ellis, Woodside, Sabrina, Lucifer Morningstar, Dennis Haysbert, Luci, Joe Henderson, Ildy Modrovich, Ella Aimee Garcia


Netflix's Bone Has a 'Dream Team' Adapting the Classic Comic

That life seemingly skipped from 2019 to 2021 in a blink of an eye has been both good and bad for Netflix’s animated adaptation of the classic comic series Bone. On one hand, there’s a very good chance in the past year you may have forgotten this was even a thing. On the other hand, behind the scenes, it allowed…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Anatomy, Netflix, Dream, Jeff Smith, You, Bone, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture


The Walking Dead Season 11 Trailer Just Zombie Smashed Into SDCC 2021

Over the past decade, The Walking Dead has become as big a part of San Diego Comic-Con as the comics. Or San Diego. It’s just expected that each summer, the cast and crew of AMC’s hit zombie show are going to fly into San Diego, hold a huge panel (first in Ballroom 20, eventually in Hall H) and bring new footage from…Read more...
Tags: Science, The Walking Dead, Fiction, Amc, Walking Dead, San Diego, Maggie, Zombie, Simon, Glen, Lauren Cohan, Negan, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Television Shows, Gabriel Stokes, Angela Kang


More Than 130 People Dead in India After Monsoon Rains Lead to Flooding and Landslides

At least 136 people have died and more than 90,000 have been evacuated in the Indian state of Maharashtra after monsoon rains buffeted the area this week, resulting in devastating landslides and flooding, authorities told CNN on Saturday.Read more...
Tags: Weather, Science, India, Environment, Narendra Modi, Cnn, Maharashtra, People Dead, Devinder Sharma, Mahabaleshwar, Disaster Accident, States And Union Territories Of India, Floods In India, In Bangladesh, South Asian Floods, Tourism In Maharashtra


Superman's About to Trade in His Cape for a Midlife Crisis

Though Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment’s been hard at work developing stories featuring some markedly different incarnations of Superman, the comics publisher’s ongoing “Warworld Rising” arc is trying to get at the essence of the original Man of Steel at a time when he’s reevaluating what kind of presence he wants…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Superman, Dc Comics, Warner Bros, Man Of Steel, DC Entertainment, American Culture, Alex Ross, Grant Morrison, Jonathan, Jon, Hank Henshaw, Clark Kent, Tom Taylor, Marie Javins


Craig of the Creek Season 4 Is Getting Bigger and Upgrading the Team

Craig of the Creek’s exploration and expansion of its larger world allowed the series to shift gears a bit with its Capture the Flag war that recently ended with the balance of power in the Creek fundamentally changed. We’ve known for some time now that Cartoon Network’s Craig of the Creek would be back for a fourth…Read more...
Tags: Science, Cartoon Network, Craig, Philip, Omar, Jessica, Kelsey, Creek, Ben Levin, Trammel, Television Series, Craig of the Creek, Ashleigh Hairston, American Television Series, Animated Television Series, Najja Porter


WhatsApp Head Says New Pegasus Spyware Investigation Coincides With Its Findings From 2019 Attack

WhatsApp chief Will Cathcart has said that findings from the new investigation into NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware coincide with what the app learned about an attack on its users in 2019. Cathcart also questioned NSO’s claim that a list of thousands of phone numbers central to the investigation is an exaggeration,…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Social Media, Whatsapp, Spyware, Software, Computing, Pegasus, Espionage, End To End Encryption, Cathcart, NSO, NSO Group, Will Cathcart, Project Pegasus Revelations


Fear the Walking Dead Season 7 Gets a First Look at SDCC 2021

The last season of AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead really went as far as possible to wipe the slate clean: it literally ended with multiple nuclear blasts going off. Because of that, where things are going now is anyone’s guess. But thankfully, the cast and crew of the show showed up to San Diego Comic-Con @ Home 2021 to…Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, The Walking Dead, John Oliver, Amc, San Diego, Fear The Walking Dead, Alycia Debnam Carey, Karen David, Lennie James, Jenna Elfman, Television Shows, After, Colman Domingo, Scott M Gimple, Alycia


Jellystone's Heroic Doctors Are on the Scene in This Exclusive SDCC 2021 Clip

Though you know all of the Hanna-Barbera cartoons set to appear in HBO Max’s upcoming Jellystone, the series reimagines them as happy-go-lucky (if a bit unhinged) citizens of a bustling metropolis where Huckleberry Hound’s the mayor. During the Jellystone panel at San Diego Comic-Con @ Home 2021, executive producer…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Animation, Olympics, San Diego, Rick, Grace Helbig, Hanna Barbera, Yogi Bear, Jabberjaw, Huckleberry Hound, Niccole Thurman, Jeff Bergman, Tuca Bertie, Black Lotus, HBO Max


Kaseya Is Making Its Customers Sign Non-Disclosure Agreements to Obtain Ransomware Decryption Key

Kaseya is requiring customers affected by the massive REvil ransomware attack to sign non-disclosure agreements in order to obtain the decryption key, a move that could shroud the incident in further mystery. Although the decryption key will no doubt bring relief to some victims, others are stating that it will have…Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Crime, Ransomware, Cryptography, Cybercrime, Computer Security, Kaseya, REvil, Hacker Groups, Huntress Labs, Kaseya Vsa Ransomware Attack, Andrew Kaiser


Ultra City Smiths' Creators Share New Footage of Stop-Motion Mayhem at SDCC 2021

At today’s San Diego Comic-Con @ Home, AMC’s Ultra City Smiths panel showed off some new footage for potential fans—footage you must see with your own eyes because honestly...WTF. And I mean that in a good way.
Tags: Science, Amc, San Diego


The Walking Dead: World Beyond Teases Huge Revelations at SDCC 2021

The Walking Dead isn’t the only zombie show coming to an end soon. One of AMC’s spinoffs, The Walking Dead: World Beyond, will too. After a that began in October, its upcoming second season will be its last. Why? Well, the cast and crew took to the computer screens of virtual San Diego…Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, The Walking Dead, Amc, San Diego, Rick Grimes, Television Shows, After, Scott M Gimple, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Mental Illness In Fiction, First Time Again


Oculus' New Experimental API Blends Virtual Reality With Your Real-World Surroundings

An update for Facebook’s Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality system will let developers incorporate real-life video from the VR headset’s sensors into their games to create “mixed reality experiences.” Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Vr, Oculus, Virtual Reality, Oculus Vr, Wearable Devices, Oculus Touch, Components, Virtual Reality Headsets, Oculus Rift s, Oculus Quest 2, Humancomputer Interaction, Technology Internet, Virtual Reality Game, Oculus Quest 2 Virtual Reality System


Dune Series SDCC 2021 Panel Gives Us More of the Atreides Family Saga

I read Frank Herbert’s Dune as a teenager and it ran through my imagination like no other book before it. It’s only right that I covered the Dune book and comic panel for San Diego Comic-Con @ Home. Read more...
Tags: Science Fiction, Hbo, Science, Films, Literature, Space Opera, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Dune, Frank Herbert, Jessica, Abrams, Paul Atreides, Villeneuve, Kevin J Anderson, Brian Herbert


The Simpsons Brought an Early Taste of Halloween to SDCC 2021

A new season of The Simpsons arrives with an unerring sense of inevitability at this point, no matter where you sit on the longest-running animated series in the U.S. But with a new season, there comes a regular highlight of one of The Simpsons’ most beloved bits— the annual “Treehouse of Horror” anthology, and this…Read more...
Tags: Science, Vincent Price, Matt Groening, Kristen Bell, Maggie, The Simpsons, Edgar Allen Poe, David Silverman, Lisa Simpson, Al Jean, Television Shows, Maurice LaMarche, Matt Selman, Yeardley Smith, Mike B Anderson, Treehouse Of Horror


SDCC 2021's Eisner Award Winners: Klan Smashing, Rabbit Samurai, and More

Beloved voice actor Phil LaMarr picked up hosting duties at last night’s virtual Eisner Awards at San Diego Comic-Con 2021. Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru were big winners thanks to their DC Comics work on Superman Smashes the Klan. Stan Sakai also won a couple Eisners for Usagi Yojimbo. Shall we forge ahead and learn…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dc Comics, New, Visual Arts, Artists, San Diego, Marvel Comics, Black, Wynd, Walter Scott, Stan Sakai, Eisner, Gene Luen Yang, McCloud, Adrian Tomine, Jimmy Olsen


Shudder's Slasher: Flesh & Blood Teases Its Family Horror Saga at SDCC 2021

Shudder’s already hosted one panel about a horror anthology—found-footage feature V/H/S/94—at 2021's San Diego Comic-Con @ Home. Before the con is over, it’ll share details on the third season of horror anthology series Creepshow. And it also has two new horror anthology series on the way with their own panels: Horror…Read more...
Tags: Science, Film, David Cronenberg, San Diego, Thrillers, Agatha Christie, Aaron Martin, Television Shows, Slasher, Horror Film, Film Genres, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Paula Brancati, Rachael Crawford


Marvel Comics' Trial of Magneto Will Be About More Than the Scarlet Witch's Death

Though Marvel and the X-Men’s Hellfire Gala was meant to culminate in the grand unveiling of the mutants’ newly terraformed planet, the soiree unexpectedly became the scene of the first major, and seemingly permanent death of one of the X-Men’s most controversial family members (once removed): the Scarlet Witch.…Read more...
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Pet Sematary Prequel Adds Actress Pam Grier to the Cast

Pam Grier is coming back to the horror genre in a major way.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Blaxploitation, Netflix, Isabella, Jackie Brown, Variety, Pam Grier, Blacula, Human Interest, Forrest Goodluck, Foxy Brown, Pet Sematary, Lindsey Beer, Mark Vahradian, The Magic Order


Tennessee radio host doubted and mocked vaccines – now he has Covid

Phil Valentine’s family urges listeners to get the shotHost sang ‘Vaxman’ Beatles parody and touted choiceTennessee hospital grapples with Delta and vaccine hesitancyA conservative radio host in Tennessee who urged listeners not to get vaccinated against Covid-19 has changed track and called on listeners to get the shot, after contracting the virus and ending up in hospital in “very serious condition”. Related: Fox News backs Covid vaccination – a pity no one told Tucker Carlson Continue read...
Tags: Science, Media, World news, US news, US politics, Infectious Diseases, Tennessee, Delta, US healthcare, Fox News, Vaccines and immunisation, US press and publishing, Phil Valentine, Coronavirus, Tucker Carlson Continue


How Do We Know What Neanderthals Looked Like?

When quarry workers dislodged a skullcap and a bunch of bones from a cave near Düsseldorf in 1856, little did anyone realize the remains would reveal an entirely new branch on the tree of life, that of the genus Homo and its many constituents, including Homo neanderthalensis, to which those bones belonged. The name…Read more...
Tags: Science, Dusseldorf, Archaeology, Neanderthals, Stone Age, Sapiens, Shanidar Cave, Kindred, Aeon, William King, Human Evolution, John Hawks, Neanderthal Behavior, Branches Of Biology, Stone Age Europe, Early Modern Human


Can we build a computer with free will?

Do you have free will? Can you make your own decisions? Or are you more like an automaton, just moving as required by your constituent parts? Probably, like most people, you feel you have something called free will. Your decisions are not predetermined; you could do otherwise. Yet scientists can tell you that you are made up of atoms and molecules and that they are governed by the laws of physics. Fundamentally, then – in terms of atoms and molecules – we can predict the future for any given sta...
Tags: Startups, Science


COVID-19 cases in the US near 50,000 a day - the highest since May as CDC reportedly considers stricter mask rules

The US has reported an average of nearly 50,000 COVID-19 cases each day this week. Paul Chinn/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images Over the past week, the US reported an average of nearly 50,000 new COVID-19 infections each day, according to CDC data. The highest number of new cases was reported Friday - with more than 81,000 new cases reported. That puts the US in a situation not seen since the spring as US officials reportedly reconsider mask guidance. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Health, Science, News, California, Washington Post, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox, New York Times, Nyt, States, St Louis, Los Angeles County, San Francisco Chronicle


This is 996 culture, a grueling 72-hour work week popular in China that's been criticized for ruining work-life balance

Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, is one of many companies criticized for its grueling work culture. Thomas Peter/Reuters The 996 schedule compels employees to work from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a week. The schedule is widespread in China, especially among tech companies in China's Silicon Valley. Chinese workers have blasted the policy on social media for ruining their personal lives. See more stories on Insider's business page. The brutal work schedule known as the "996" ha...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, News, China, Trends, Tech, Alibaba, Silicon Valley, Github, Jack Ma, Overtime, Weibo, Tech Companies, Reuters, Ma, South China Morning Post


A fully vaccinated mom caught COVID-19 after her kids went to summer camp: 'Our kids are Trojan-horsing us'

Hilary Young (right) with her two daughters, who got sick after attending a summer camp. Young and her 6-year-old both tested positive for COVID-19. Courtesy of Hilary Young A fully vaccinated mom tested positive for COVID-19 after a counselor at her daughter's summer camp went home sick with the coronavirus. The mother developed cold-like symptoms, but never had a fever or shortness of breath. "My symptoms seemed exactly like a cold," she said. "Our kids are Trojan-horsing us. They ar...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Public Health, Missouri, Delta, Babcock, Young, Barnes, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Culver City California, Pandemic, Hilary Young, John Greim LightRocket


Atagi changes vaccine advice for Sydney – as it happened

Deputy chief medical officer Michael Kidd says NSW will get additional 50,000 vaccines from national stockpile. This blog is now closed‘Imprisoned’: south-west Sydney on harsher lockdown and the fight to stop CovidFacebook forced to limit misinformation spread via WhatsApp amid Sydney lockdownNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 8.35am BST And this is where we are going to leave the blog for today. I...
Tags: Science, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, Michael Kidd, Coronavirus


COVID-19 patients in ICUs at a Florida hospital are 'begging' to be vaccinated, nurse says

The unnamed nurse, who works at the Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida, said that patients are desperate to be vaccinated. CNN Health Patients in ICUs at a Florida hospital are "begging" to be vaccinated, a nurse told CNN. Almost all of the patients in ICUs at the hospital have not yet received a shot, CNN reported. The nurse often has to remind patients that the right time to get vaccinated is before getting sick, she said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pat...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Cnn, Healthcare, News UK, Vaccinations, Charles Davis, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Florida, Don, WFLA, Kaye, Randi Kaye


Covid Australia live news update: NSW reports 163 new cases, Victoria 12 and SA one amid arrests at anti-lockdown protests

Deputy chief medical officer Michael Kidd says NSW will get additional 50,000 vaccines from national stockpile. Follow live‘Imprisoned’: south-west Sydney on harsher lockdown and the fight to stop CovidFacebook forced to limit misinformation spread via WhatsApp amid Sydney lockdownNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefing 6.22am BST A significant statement from the federal government’s Australian Technica...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Sydney, Victoria, NSW, Michael Kidd, Coronavirus


‘Be interested, be curious, hear what’s not said’: how I learned to really listen to people | Annalisa Barbieri

Being a good listener isn’t just about shutting up and not interrupting – it’s about really taking in what someone is telling youWhen I was a young girl, a fabulous woman called Pam who lived opposite us would come to do my mum’s hair once a week. Pam was a retired hairdresser and beautician who had been taught partly by Vivien Leigh’s mother.I knew this because I listened as she and my mother talked. My mum would sit under the stand hairdryer with wads of cotton wool curling out from under her ...
Tags: Psychology, Family, Science, London, Relationships, Friendship, Life and style, Margaret Thatcher, Health & wellbeing, Yorkshire, Naples, Annalisa Barbieri, Pam, Vivien Leigh



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