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A History of Violence Breaks One of Cinema's Oldest Clichés

"The book was soooo much better" is a phrase that screams to me "let's not be friends." It is almost a given at this point, that whenever one thing is adapted from another thing, the original thing is always vastly superior—except when it's not.Read more...

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A History of Violence Breaks One of Cinema's Oldest Clichés

"The book was soooo much better" is a phrase that screams to me "let's not be friends." It is almost a given at this point, that whenever one thing is adapted from another thing, the original thing is always vastly superior—except when it's not.Read more...

Everything You Never Knew About The Making of Conan The Barbarian

What is best in life? Seeing a classic sword-and-sorcery hero brought to the big screen, with an iconic bodybuilder in the lead role. But how did Robert E. Howard's Conan the Barbarian become such a classic film? The path to glory was long and twisted.

The Story Of Slenderman, The Internet’s Own Monster

Every generation creates its own monsters. Folk tales tell of witches and wyrms in the woods, my TV-infused generation feared Jaws in lakes and Bloody Mary in the mirror. This generation gets its monsters from the Internet. Slenderman is a pure product of electronic media.

Video Games' Blackness Problem

Video games have a blackness problem. This has been a known thing for a while, and we do talk about it from time to time. But I'd like to keep talking about it.Read more...

The 12 Best Games For The PlayStation 4

You're heading to the store to get a PS4 right now, and need to know which games to get. (Keep your eyes on the road, please!) Or you're home, all set up, realizing you want more stuff to play. Or maybe you're suiting up for a battle in the console war,

86 Viral Images From 2014 That Were Totally Fake

We debunked a lot of fake viral photos this year. Eighty-six, to be exact. And that doesn't even include all those fake toilet photos from the Sochi Olympics , those fake Ebola cures , and all the lies that UberFacts helped spread . It was a busy year for fakes.Read more...

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About The Making of Mork and Mindy

For one year, Mork and Mindy was arguably the most successful science fiction TV show ever made. The comedy about an alien and his human best friend turned Robin Williams into a global sensation. How did this miracle happen, and why didn’t it last? To find out,

Alien's Ripley Is My Favorite Action Hero Ever

Not heroine. Hero, period. While it’s rad that Ellen Ripley happens to be a woman, that doesn’t at all impact her level of badassery—though it does inform her character in ways that make her much more interesting than virtually any other cinematic hero. She’s complicated, she feels real,

Time to Flex Those Savings Muscles: Bowflex's Popular Dumbbells Are Back Under $200

The price of these popular Bowflex adjustable dumbbells has been yo-yoing for weeks, but generally speaking, any time they’ve dipped below $200, they’ve sold out fairly quickly. So if you missed out on the last few opportunities, Amazon’s spotting you another chance today.Read more...

Instagram Won't Stop Showing Me the Mother's Day Photos I Don't Want to See

After four and a half years of not speaking to my mom I’ve learned to stay away from social media on Mother’s Day.Read more...

'World’s Hottest Pepper' Will Have You Breathing Fire, But It Won’t Kill You

Not all hot peppers are created equal, and few are as unequal as the Dragon’s Breath chili—a new breed that may soon find itself atop the “world’s hottest” throne. Forged by Wales horticulturalist Mike Smith, the red-orange,

Inside The Russian Bomber That’s Been Flying America’s Coastline

The Russian Tu-95/-142 Bear has been showing up in a lot of places it maybe shouldn’t be over the past month, as the Russian Air Force and Navy continues to probe the air defenses of several nations.

Federal Agents Are Now Using ‘Stingrays’ to Track and Capture Undocumented Immigrants

Controversial cellphone tracking technology is being deployed as a tool in President Donald Trump’s expanding effort to arrest and deport illegal US residents.Read more...

The Venom Movie Has Chosen Its Star/Symbiote Host: Tom Hardy

Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland.Read more...

Ariel Pink: pom pom

A couple weeks ago, The New Yorker published a lovely little essay about the eccentric rocker, Ariel Pink. The whole conversation takes place in an SUV bound from Pink's Williamsburg hotel to a show in Staten Island.

What Great Gadgets Died Way Before Their Time?

We've talked about tech's biggest blunders and some of the gadgets we miss the most , but these are the wonderful pieces of hardware that have the most tragic stories—the technology that was simply ahead of its time.Read more...

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

This week some of the world's biggest apps just got better. Snapchat introduced an in-app payment system, powered by Square, called Snapcash , and WhatsApp began rolling out the largest implementation of end-to-end encryption ever. Oh yeah, and Facebook released a thing .Read more...

雷军:小米从来不打价格战

3月30日,小米创始人雷军在2014 IT领袖峰会上表示,互联网思维方法论的核心是用户口碑,用这套方法论去做任何一个传统产业都能产生“核爆炸”。

《权力的游戏》经典开场演绎上古卷轴

美剧《权力的游戏》那充满史诗感和精巧构思的开场让所有观众的印象深刻,于是大量的重新制作是免不了的,而这一回轮到《上古卷轴 V:天际》了。  

当红炸子鸡,苹果、Google 都曾考虑收购 Square

Square 是一家明星公司,我们曾经详细介绍过它的刷卡器使用方式,由于足够便捷简单,以致于变革了移动信用卡支付方式。

复盘红米(一):走线下渠道求销售规模

红米成功了。即使从传统手机厂商的视角来看,结论也是成立的。论据有二:杀入中华酷联统治的红海,勇气可佳;单款500万部以上的出货量,成绩喜人。互联网方式卖手机,有其优势所在。

That Kid-Saving Cat Will Throw the First Pitch at Baseball Game

The hero cat that saved a 4-year-old boy from a vicious dog attack earlier this week is hitting the big leagues. Well, technically, the minor leagues.

FBI 对付犯罪遇难题:黑客高手都喜欢抽大麻

(原文来自 WSJ,虎嗅编译)美联社5月19日报道,美国19日对5名中国军事官员首次提出了网络间谍活动的指控,指责他们非法闯入美国公司的电脑网络系统获取商业机密。

Google发布基于浏览器的量子计算机模拟器

Google研究员发布了第一个基于浏览器的量子计算机模拟器Quantum Computing Playground,模拟器是基于WebGL,在一个简单的IDE界面中模拟GPU加速的量子计算机,支持用脚本语言编写调试代码,可视化2D和3D量子态,根据电脑的GPU可模拟最多22个量子比特。

5 Can't-Miss Apps: NFL Now and More

Between reports that Russia-based hackers stole 1.2 billion passwords and all the uproar over the Facebook Messenger split, you may have overlooked some of this week's best new apps.Luckily, Mashable creates a roundup each weekend of our favorite new and updated apps, so you won't miss out.

Adam Carolla Settles With Podcasting Patent Troll

Personal Audio has been trying to assert patents they claim cover podcasting for some time now; in March Adam Carolla was sued and decided to fight back. Via the EFF comes news that he has settled with Personal Audio, and the outcome is likely beneficial to those still fighting the trolls.

【早报】新华社发文披露21世纪网新闻敲诈黑幕:涉非法收取数亿保护费

【新华社发文披露21世纪网新闻敲诈黑幕:涉非法收取数亿保护费】新华社记者深入21世纪网经济犯罪案专案组了解到,21世纪网进入公安机关视野,正是源于一些企业和个人的举报。

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