Alfred Pennyworth Is the Hero We Need [Video]

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From Slate: For nearly three years, Batman-starved audiences have tried to wrap their heads around Ben Affleck’s coming assumption of the role, which finally arrives this weekend in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. But there was another casting choice that felt at least as radical. Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth—Batman’s indefatigable, slightly surly right […]

I HATE SUPERHERO MOVIES [Video]

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I bet that headline got your attention, right? Personally, I don’t hate them, but I get where this guy (below) is going. As various cinematic universes progress, movies happening in these universes start feeling more and more rushed and empty of cohesive thoughts. But there are exceptions… and that’s why I’ll keep watching most of […]

For the Love of Spock: The First Trailer For Leonard Nimoy’s Homage Film is Here [Video]

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Leonard Nimoy has passed away a little more than a year ago now, but as I’m sure is the case with many of you, he keeps on living in our heads. Shortly after his death, his son Adam Nimoy launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to produce a movie paying homage to his father. […]

A History of Pizza in 8 Slices

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Join the PBS Idea Channel as they look back on the history of pizza, and what it has become today! Pizza might be an Italian invention, but it is a worldwide phenomenon. Pizza has managed to evolve from a simple, rustic food item to something much more impactful. For many it is a comfort food, […]

Hackers Hijack Radio With Furries Podcast

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An explicit podcast about furries went out on several US radio stations after a somewhat bizarre hacking incident. Listeners to at least three stations were unexpectedly treated to most or all of an episode of FurCast, a podcast for people with a very particular interest in anthropomorphised animals, often in the form of adults wearing […]

Computer Creates & Paints A New ‘Rembrandt’

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A computer has created a new Rembrandt-style portrait from scratch using an algorithm and a 3D printer. It’s the conclusion of a two year project titled The Next Rembrandt, produced with the help of two art museums in the Netherlands, a technology university, ING and Microsoft. The first step in the project was to scan […]

Happy Square Root Day!

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Square Root Day occurs when the month and the day are the square root of the year. It only happens nine times in a century, and today is one of those days. The holiday is the brainchild of Sequoia High (Redwood City, California) driver education teacher Ron Gordon, who enjoys calendar quirks. What can you […]

Superman: The Golden Age of Animation [Video]

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A look at how the Fleischer brothers pushed the limits of animation to create the definitive Superman. [kaptainkristian]

April Fools’ Day Roundup

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It’s April Fools’ Day and once again the tech world has provided many of the spoof stories. Perennial pranksters Google have got a weird one: a bogus addition to a genuine service that itself started out as a prank. Several years ago the company made a joke post on April 1 about Gmail being able […]

The Evolution of Batman in Television & Film (1943-2016) [Video]

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Watch as “Burger Fiction” explores the television and cinematic history of Batman, from 1943 with “Batman,” to 2016 with “Dawn of Justice.” Please note that they did not include EVERY Batman appearance in the history of the character, just their favorites. [Burger Fiction]

Check Out This Amazing “Street Fighter 2” Themed Photoshoot by Dana Tarr

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I am very lucky to know some incredibly talented people. One of those people is a young man by the name of Dana Tarr. He wanted nothing more than to be a photographer, and unlike most people, he actually chased that dream aggressively until it was in his hands. From shooting Nicki Minaj (say what […]

How far back in time could you go and still understand English? [Video]

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If you went back in time to the 1800’s and 1700’s, you’d probably still be okay, but before that… good luck! You’d have a lot of trouble trying to explain that you need 1.21 gigawatts to get home! [Yestervid]