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Coloring books for adults are beginning to grow in popularity, and earlier this month, we learned that a George R.R. Martin coloring book was on its way. Over on the Barnes and Noble SciFi & Fantasy Blog, artist Grant Lindahl imagines what that might look like. Read more...

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Here’s a fun little question: Is it mutiny if you can’t remember being a part of the crew? In episode 3, Dark Matter went with “No.”Read more...

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With Jurassic World doing exceptionally well at the box office, other Michael Crichton properties are being eyed for adaptation. The latest is Micro, which Dreamworks Pictures optioned, with Frank Marshall set to produce. Read more...

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Ray Bradbury’s home was demolished earlier this year, but the home will live on in a very fitting manner: parts of his house were turned into bookends and sold to support Center for Ray Bradbury Studies at Indiana University.Read more...

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Have you ever arrived at the wrong solution to a problem, but been so confident in your answer that it took you forever to see the error of your ways? This week, we’re featuring three straightforward puzzles that commonly elicit not just incorrect answers, but unwavering confidence from those who supply them.Read more...

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Darren Wallace, a visual effects artist out of Australia has put together this delightful mashup of The Wizard of Oz and Avengers: Age of Ultron. It’s goofy, and I can totally see the Tin Man taking on the role of Ultron. Read more...

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American Gods is on its way to becoming a television show on Starz, and now, Bryan Fuller has revealed that the book’s author, Neil Gaiman, will pen some of the show’s episodes. Read more...

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The Joker finally figures out where Batman gets his wonderful toys in this awesome stop-motion animation. Who can saved the Caped Crusader now? Read more...

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The Colima Volcano is located in Mexico, Colima, and since November 2014, it’s been highly active. Read more...

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Earlier this morning, Bree Newsome scaled the flagpole at the South Carolina statehouse in Columbia and took down the Confederate Flag. Newsome is an activist and filmmaker from North Carolina, and in 2012, she released Wake, a short magical realism film. Read more...

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The speculative fiction award season is underway, and results of one of the major awards, the Locus, has been announced at this weekend’s Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle, Washington. After this year’s uproar over the Hugo Awards, it’s great to see a mix of excellent books get their due reward. Read more...

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Paleontologists have long pointed out some of the problems with Jurassic Park the theme park - namely that most of its inhabitants weren’t actually from the actual Jurassic Era. College Humor looks at what Pre-Cambrian Park and other accurately named parks might look like. Read more...

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The University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service has assembled a map that shows just how segregated out cities can be. The results can be used to help understand how racial problems affect communities and authorities. Read more...

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In the latest episode of Killjoys, , our heroes take on a new warrant to exchange hostages. When they drop onto the planet, things go spectacularly wrong when they’re shot down and their prisoner escapes. Read more...

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In Christopher Golden’s latest novel Tin Men, drone warfare is taken to a new extreme: robotic foot soldiers. In it, soldiers are uploaded into robots to stem soldier casualties while maintaining world order. When the power is cut, trapping them inside, they face their greatest test.Read more...

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One of the absolute best shows on television is How It’s Made, which goes through the manufacturing processes of everything from frozen pizzas to pencil sharpeners. In their latest video, they look at how plastic toy figures are created. Read more...

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You might have heard of the 501st Legion, but did you know they have a sister group which focuses entirely on the ‘Good Guys’ of Star Wars? The Rebel Legion celebrates 15 years of costuming this year, and over on the official Star Wars site, Donna Keeley, the commanding officer of the group, starts off a history of the Rebels. Read more...

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Since Star Wars Celebration, we learned that the Empire rebranded itself for The Force Awakens, Now, thanks to some leaked packaging for one of the First Order Stormtroopers, we know a bit more about how the post-Return of the Jedi world fits together. Read more...

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If you’re the sort of person who lives by the motto that every second counts, next week, you get to put your money where your mouth is. That’s because, as we first learned back in January, we’re all being gifted a leap second on June 30th.Read more...

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Since today was a monumental day for gay rights in America, it’s only fitting that we share this science image, showing all of the colors emitted by the sun. Why are there gaps in the spectrum? Those are our star’s missing colors. Read all about it here. Read more...

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The latest issue of science magazine Nautilus is devoted to water. On the magazine’s website, you can scroll through a brief, animated history of the world’s oceans, and the various systems biological, geological, and meteorological that maintain them.Read more...

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Seriously, screw all you guys. You can’t even appreciate how great my show is. I created a whole world of super-great storytelling and propane and butterflies, under me. And now, I don’t even care any more. You fuckers can just eat a magical alien egg. Read more...

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Studios are always looking for new ways to get people into movie theaters — 3D, 4D, upgraded sound, bigger screens and now the next iteration: multi-player online gaming. Yes, select theaters showing Terminator Genisys in IMAX will allow theater patrons to compete against each other in a video game.Read more...

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Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man began screening for press Thursday night and buzz on the oddball Marvel movie was solid. However, if you can’t wait to see it, don’t fret. You can pretty much watch the whole movie right now thanks to a new Japanese trailer.Read more...

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We all mourned the news that Hannibal was cancelled by NBC. But while we eagerly await more from Bryan Fuller (who suggested a second life may be in store ), we still have several episodes left of what’s been a delicious third season thus far. And last night’s “Aperitivo” did not disappoint.Read more...

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