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Meet Marvel's Shang-Chi Cast in New Posters and Video

With Tony Stark, Steve Rogers, and Natasha Romanoff now gone, who will rise up to lead the Marvel Cinematic Universe? There are certainly some candidates already around, but the newest contender is arriving September 3: Shang-Chi in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Actors, Ben Kingsley, Michelle Yeoh, Katy, Zhang, Tony Stark, Steve Rogers, Human Interest, Natasha Romanoff, Meng, Iron Man 3, Marvel Comics Characters, Fu Manchu, Tony Leung

Y: The Last Man's First Trailer Is Finally, Finally Here

It’s been over 13 years since Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s Y: The Last Man—which imagines a world in which almost all men perish in a sudden outbreak, with a few notable exceptions, including main character Yorick and his pet monkey—ended its run at DC Comics. Hollywood’s been nosing around an adaptation for what…Read more...
Tags: Science, Hulu, FX, Genres, Y The Last Man, Variety, Ben Schnetzer, Diane Lane, Jennifer Brown, Brian K Vaughan, Human Interest, Speculative Fiction, Yorick Brown, Pia Guerra, Eliza Clark, Olivia Thirlby

Pioneering Paint App KidPix Is Back and Ready To Run in Your Browser

Everything old is new again. In 2021, fanny packs are high fashion, Clippy is a beloved icon, and KidPix—the beloved art toy that’s been untouched since the early 2000's—is back. Read more...
Tags: Science, Software, Adobe Photoshop, Ready To Run, Human Interest, Application Software, Graphics Software, Raster Graphics Editors, Office Assistant, Kid Pix, Canvas Element, Vikrum Nijjar

Disney's 'Real Life' Star Wars Lightsaber Expands in New Video

Next year, Disney will reveal the most authentic-looking real-world Star Wars lightsaber yet, and a new video just revealed our best look to date. Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Film, Disney, Darth Vader, Walt Disney World, Lightsaber, Walt Disney, Jedi, Walt Disney Imagineering, Human Interest, Imagineering, Lego Star Wars The Freemaker Adventures, Sith, Fictional Characters, Star Wars Jedi Knight Jedi Academy

A Chat with Green Knight Star and Geek God Ralph Ineson

Ralph Ineson is at it again. The actor who io9 named as having the “World’s Greatest Geek Acting Career” thanks to his involvement in basically every single major geek franchise of the past 20 years is currently working on another one. While promoting his new film, The Green Knight, Ineson mentioned to io9 that he’s…Read more...
Tags: Science, Doctor Who, Disney, Albums, Harry Potter, David Tennant, Sherlock, Lucasfilm, Dev Patel, Joel Edgerton, Alicia Vikander, David Lowery, Alexander, 9, Pete, Germain Lussier

Zoe Saldana Is Making a Space Opera Anime for Crunchyroll

Zoe Saldana has starred in some of the biggest, most successful films in history. Next up, she’ll try to make more history by teaming up with the hugely successful anime brand Crunchyroll to create a franchise of her own. Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Star Trek, Avatar, Crunchyroll, Star Trek Beyond, Zoe Saldana, Zoe, Human Interest, Gamora, Nyota Uhura, Mariel Saldana, Joanne Waage, Imax Films, Creative Works, English Language Films

Someone, Please Explain the Metaverse to Jim Cramer

If you follow tech news, you may have been wondering to yourself—what the hell is a metaverse? That’s fair. But if you are wondering what the metaverse is, please, do not go to Jim Cramer for answers.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Technology, Fiction, Nvidia, Beethoven, Mozart, Jim Cramer, Haffner, Henry IV, Human Interest, Businesspeople, David Faber, Metaverse, Snow Crash

Lego Star Wars' Halloween Special Teases Another Return From the Dead

Regardless of how you feel about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, it’s difficult to deny that the movie could have used just a little bit more of Poe Dameron, everyone’s favorite space-bound hothead with excellent hair. While Poe’s live-action adventures might be done for the time being, Lucasfilm’s set to bring him…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Film, Disney, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, Poe, Christian Slater, Skywalker, Dean, Poe Dameron, Tony Hale, Jake Green, Human Interest, Lego Star Wars, Windows Games

Bill's Single Again, Folks

It finally happened. After 27 years, millions of dollars and a few lucrative book deals between them, Bill and Melinda Gates finalized their divorce on Monday, marking the end of one of the most wholesome power couples of our time—or at least, formerly wholesome. Ever since the two announced their impending split last…Read more...
Tags: Science, Bill Gates, Bill Clinton, Warren Buffett, Steve Carell, Bill, Melinda Gates, Jeffrey Epstein, Human Interest, English Language Films

Luke Skywalker From The Mandalorian Is Ready for His Close Up

In 2015, fans walked into Star Wars: The Force Awakens with many questions—and near the top of the list was “What’s up with Luke Skywalker?” Fans would only get hints in that film, and have to wait two more years to find out his fate in 2017's Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Still, this was an old Luke. A battered Luke. A…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Disney, Lightsaber, Luke Skywalker, Palpatine, Jedi, Human Interest, Fictional Characters, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Grogu, Fictional Cyborgs, Star Wars Video Games, Skywalker Family, Dark Trooper Bust

The First Star Wars Tamagotchi Makes You Protect R2-D2 From Jawas

A long time ago a digital pet called the Tamagotchi took the world by storm. Twenty-five years later it’s still around, but now in competition with tablets and smartphones. So how do you make a near antique technology still worthy of attention and sales? You mash it up with Star Wars, of course, and finally give fans…Read more...
Tags: Droid, Star Wars, Science, Film, Tamagotchi, John Williams, Human Interest, R2 D2, Fictional Characters, Fads, Jawas, Dejarik

Spock’s Famous Gesture Imagined Like Never Before in this Star Trek Time-Lapse

August 2021 is a big month for Star Trek fans. Yes, your favorite Paramount+ shows are slowly beginning to trickle back onto the service (Lower Decks returns Augsut 12), but beyond that it’s the 100th anniversary of something even more special: the birth of Gene Roddenberry. Star Trek’s creator was born on August 19,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Star Trek, Spock, Leonard Nimoy, Gene Roddenberry, Kirk, Vulcan, Uhura, Human Interest, Star Trek The Original Series, Gene Roddenberry Star Trek, Imax Films, Creative Works, English Language Films, Trekkie

Kevin Smith Just Wants Angry He-Man Nerds to Grow Up

Masters of the Universe: Revelation received critical acclaim ahead of its launch on Netflix late last week, but the animated continuation of Eternia’s finest has been faced with review-bombing and anger on social media thanks to a bad-faith interpretation of what the show’s doing that showrunner Kevin Smith has…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Netflix, Masters Of The Universe, Action Figures, Chris Wood, Kevin Smith, Adam, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Eternia, Teela, Skeletor, Lena Headey, Human Interest, Evil Lyn, Fictional Characters

Newly Launched ‘Galileo Project’ Will Hunt for Alien Technologies in Our Midst

A new project seeks to uncover evidence of aliens, not by gazing upon distant star systems but by finding traces of their technologies inside our solar system—and even on Earth.Read more...
Tags: Astronomy, Science, Articles, Milky Way, Extraterrestrial Life, Astrobiology, Bruker Corp, Human Interest, Avi Loeb, Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence, The Milky Way, Oumuamua, F 22, Unidentified Flying Object, Interstellar object, Frank Laukien

Bear McCreary Was Born to Score Masters of the Universe: Revelation

Kevin Smith’s sequel to the classic He-Man and the Masters of the Universe ‘80s cartoon is an excellent (and frequently shocking) show, and Bear McCreary is part of the reason why. The composer, who’s scored The Walking Dead, Battlestar Galactica, and so much more, was a massive MotU fan long, long before he worked on…Read more...
Tags: Science, Albums, Netflix, Conan, Blade Runner, Conan the Barbarian, Mattel, Kevin Smith, Bear Mccreary, Galactica, Adam, Rob Bricken, Teela, Orko, Basil Poledouris, Stephen Root

So Long, I Am Jumping the Shark

Well, this is awkward. I’ve never shied away from including myself in my own stories, but it’s not often that I am my own story. I guess now’s as good a time as any to get real, as I say goodbye to the place I’ve long called home.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Molly, Disney, Albums, Rebecca, Mario, Brian, Dell, Charles, Sam, Whitney, Alex, Matthew, Gawker Media, Lucas

DC's Legends of Tomorrow SDCC 2021 Panel Readies the Bouquet for Sara and Ava's Epic Wedding

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow is in the middle of season six, which is all about cuddly, terrifying, and occasionally musical aliens causing havoc across the timeline. It started with Gary, who’s secretly been an extraterrestrial this whole time, abducting Sara Lance because she’s the “prime example” of humanity. But you…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Spotify, Science, David Bowie, Barry, Legends Of Tomorrow, Ava, Gary, Parker, Sara, Rory, Gideon, Matt Ryan, Constantine, Sara Lance, John Constantine

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

I Know What You Did Last Summer TV Show Will Scare the Hell Out of Us in October

If you ask the average person what they did last summer, the answer is likely going to be: “Not much, because there was a pandemic.” But for the teens in the new Amazon Studios horror series I Know What You Did Last Summer, it’s something a lot deadlier. And it’s probably going to have consequences.Read more...
Tags: Science, Actors, Gossip Girl, Gossip, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Amazon Studios, Ryan Phillippe, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr, Human Interest, Lois Duncan, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Television Series, Ryan Phillipe, Sara Goodman, Creative Works

Amazon's I Know What You Did Last Summer TV Show Will Scare the Hell Out of Us in October

If you ask the average person what they did last summer, the answer is likely going to be: “Not much, because there was a pandemic.” But for the teens in the new Amazon Studios horror series I Know What You Did Last Summer, it’s something a lot deadlier. And it’s probably going to have consequences.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Actors, Gossip Girl, Gossip, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Amazon Studios, Ryan Phillippe, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr, Human Interest, Lois Duncan, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Television Series, Ryan Phillipe, Sara Goodman

Star Trek: Lower Decks' SDCC 2021 Trailer Sets Phasers to Fun

Star Trek: Lower Decks was one of our surprise favorites last year, and it’s back and looking better than ever for round two. And that means more jokes, more delectably silly references to Trek’s past, and more earnest Starfleet vibes than you can wave an accidentally-set-to-disintegrate phaser at.Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Tom, Rutherford, Borg, Starfleet, Riker, Human Interest, Q, Tendi, Television Series, William Riker, Star Trek Lower Decks, Cerrito, Robert Duncan McNeill, Will Riker

10 Wind Energy Stock Photos That Make Me Extremely Uncomfortable

Imagine you’re searching for a photo or illustration about everyone’s favorite topic: renewable energy. How can you best convey the possibilities and challenges of the clean energy transition and the promise of wind energy? Could it be... with a shirtless man holding a tiny wind turbine?Read more...
Tags: Energy, Shutterstock, Science, Articles, Infrastructure, Wind Power, Wind Farm, Electrical Engineering, Human Interest, Wind turbine, Energy Conversion, Small Wind Turbine, Feels Mad, Hunky Man

A Porn Site Bought Vidme, and Now There's Porn on the Washington Post, HuffPost, and More

A flood of hardcore porn popped up in websites across the internet Thursday, infiltrating the likes of popular news sites like the Washington Post, New York magazine, Huffington Post, and other web pages.Read more...
Tags: Science, Washington Post, Website, Digital Media, Pornography, Huffington Post, Multimedia, New Media, Video Hosting, Megan, BRIANNA, Marsha, Human Interest, Internet Censorship, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet

The Last of Us Adds Fringe and Mindhunter Star Anna Torv

The popular zombie survival video game The Last of Us is all about tragedy, but here’s another tragedy: that Netflix’s David Fincher show, Mindhunter, is not returning for a third season. It’s a bummer for a bunch of reasons, but the main one is that we’ll no longer get to see Anna Torv steal every damn scene on the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Netflix, David Fincher, Fringe, Olivia, Joel, Tess, Ellie, Pedro Pascal, Human Interest, Anna Torv, The Last of Us, Fictional Characters, Mindhunter, Bella Ramsey

Black Panther 2 Adds I May Destroy You Star Michaela Coel

Very little is known about the plot of upcoming sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. It’s once again written and directed by Ryan Coogler, is filming now, and huge aspects of it had to be reworked after the tragic passing of star Chadwick Boseman. Beyond that, most of the actors from the original are expected to…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Film, Danai Gurira, Disney, Actors, Emmys, Ryan Coogler, Angela Bassett, Black Panther, Afrofuturism, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong, Wakanda, Human Interest, Michaela Coel

Masters of the Universe: Revelation Is a He-Man Fan's Dream*

“You were who we made this for!” Kevin Smith excitedly told me during our interview about Netflix’s Masters of the Universe: Revelation, right after I revealed I was a huge He-Man fan. He was not lying. The new series was clearly made for me and the other ‘80s kids. Those who grew up playing with Masters of the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Netflix, Superheroes, Henry Rollins, Masters Of The Universe, Mark Hamill, Action Figures, Chris Wood, The Masters, Kevin Smith, Alicia Silverstone, Adam, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Teela, Orko

Google Maps Now Helps You Avoid People On The Train

The world is slowly opening back up. You might be finding yourself using public transit for the first time in ages and trying to figure out how to get around. Some helpful new Google Maps features could help us all navigate through this time, both literally and figuratively. Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Technology, Google Search, Software, Computing, Map, Google Maps, Alphabet Inc, Human Interest, Technology Internet, Hospitality Recreation

Louis Vuitton's Hideous $3,000 Speaker Looks Like a UFO

Sometimes, you see an expensive gadget and think, “Oh shiz, that’s really expensive, but given the design, feature set, innovation, and build quality, it’s probably worth it.” This is absolutely never the case when luxury brands decide they want in on the tech game. There are dozens of examples of why luxury brands…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Science, Brands, Culture, Mario, Qualcomm, Luxury Brands, Louis Vuitton, Human Interest, If, Muffy, French Fashion Designers

These Cat Ears Move Based on Your Brain Waves

Japanese company Neurowear is making a new version of its Necomimi headband, a wearable that reads your brain waves to... move robotic cat ears. You can think of them as a mood ring for nerds and uh, anyone who feels like re-enacting Cats (2019).Read more...
Tags: Science, Animals, Ear, Cat, Ears, Human Interest, Organisms, Branches Of Biology, Neurowear, Necomimi

What Do the UFO Videos Really Show?

It must be a thrilling time, for what remains of the ‘60s counterculture: first tie-dye went mainstream, then psychedelics, and now the belief in UFOs. The videos lately leaked by the government purporting to show mysterious and possibly alien-linked aerial phenomena has incited maybe the most serious reckoning with…Read more...
Tags: Science, Obama, Barack Obama, Pseudoscience, Harry Reid, Adam Frank, James Woolsey, Human Interest, Paranormal, Avi Loeb, John Ratcliffe, Ufology, Unidentified Flying Objects, Robertson Panel, Mick West, Christopher Conselice

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