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'Destiny' goes to Mars in new trailer

The upcoming science fiction shooter RPG from Bungie shows us what awaits players on the red planet.

Culture August 15, 2014

7 songs that defined youth culture through the decades

A recent Slate article discussed why we love music from our teenage years so much. To inspire your own nostalgia, here are the songs that defined youth culture from the 1950s to today.

Culture August 15, 2014

'Community' Season 6 trailer is epic

This teaser trailer for the sixth season of 'Community' with new partner Yahoo! is epic, even if there isn't any actual season six in it.

Culture August 15, 2014

Massive asteroid may smash into Earth and wipe out humans in 2880

Asteroid 1950 DA is currently on a trajectory that will have it crashing into Earth, resulting in extinction of the human race. Fortunately, the collision won't happen until 2880, giving scientists time to stop it.

Culture August 16, 2014

50 Cent and Intel announce first biometric headphones to track fitness

Rapper 50 cent is backing a brand of fitness headphones in partnership with SMS Audio and Intel. The BioSport headphones track heart rate and are sweat resistant.

Culture August 15, 2014

'Madden NFL 15' ad is the strangest thing you'll watch all week

It's Madden season, and that apparently means a completely bonkers 'Madden NFL 15' ad starring Dave Franco and Kevin Hart.

Culture August 15, 2014

How spies could use your phone to eavesdrop on you

Security experts find a new hole in smartphone security, creating a way that an app could use a phone's gyroscope feature, without requesting permission, to listen in on your conversations.

Culture August 15, 2014

Man apologizes for creating the most hated thing about the Internet

The creator of the first pop-up ads apologizes, saying he had good intentions. In an essay, programmer Ethan Zuckerman writes that while ads helped online profits, the current advertising model on the web is broken and needs to be rebooted.

Culture August 15, 2014

'Walking Dead' creator says Daryl Dixon might be gay

In response to a fan question, 'The Walking Dead' creator Robert Kirkman says there have been discussions about fan-favorite character Daryl Dixon being gay.

Culture August 15, 2014

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is a feminist and thinks you should be one too

Joseph Gordon-Levitt said he is a feminist and isn't aware of other young stars "coming out against the label" in an interview with The Daily Beast. Gordon-Levitt also said feminism is beneficial to everyone.

Culture August 15, 2014

Plants may communicate to each other through their own language

Scientists discovered that plants may have their own language at a genetic level that allows parasitic plants to communicate with and hack into the plants that they're invading before sucking them dry.

Culture August 15, 2014

'Star Wars: Episode VII' set leaks reveal next-generation Stormtrooper armor

The leaks from the set of 'Star Wars: Episode VII' just keep coming. This one claims to show an evolved, upgraded design of the classic Stormtrooper design.

Culture August 15, 2014

How a new 'tampon' could prevent HIV

Researchers have developed a new tech tampon that would prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted disease among women. The new tech contains fibers that allow drugs to be absorbed quickly, thanks to nanotechnology.

Culture August 15, 2014

Scientists find first stardust from outside our solar system

Scientists believe that seven tiny grains of dust collected by NASA's Stardust mission could be the first ever such particles discovered that originated in interstellar space and traveled to our solar system.

Culture August 15, 2014

'Downton Abbey' fans bid to eat and sleep at the real-life castle

Fans of the British costume drama "Downton Abbey" bid to take part in a variety of activities at the real-life estate, Highclere Castle. The money will support charities for veterans and victims of war.

Culture August 15, 2014

Godzilla 2 confirmed for June 8, 2018: Mothra and Rodan to go up against the beast?

Godzilla 2 is real and it is coming three years from now on June 8, 2018. The monster of monsters could face-off against new enemies in the form of Mothra and Rodan.

Culture August 16, 2014

A plane without windows could give passengers the best views yet

A futuristic private jet concept by Technicon Design would eliminate traditional windows in favor of panoramic screens that would project images from outside the cabin.

Culture August 15, 2014

'Power Rangers' will 'go-go' to a theater near you in Summer 2016

Lionsgate announced that the 'Power Rangers' reboot will be released July 22, 2016. Members of the creative team behind "X-Men: First Class" and the "Transformers" movies have already signed on for "Power Rangers."

Culture August 14, 2014

Never-before-seen Andy Warhol films to be featured at MoMA

A partnership between MoMA, the Andy Warhol Museum and the visual-effects company MPC was announced this week. The partnership will restore and digitize never-before-seen Andy Warhol films.

Culture August 14, 2014

Taylor Swift gets her geek on with Jimmy Fallon

Taylor Swift guest starred on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon"'s latest installment of "Ew!" The pop star and style icon was barely recognizable dressed up as a geeky teen.

Culture August 14, 2014

Celebrate 10 years of 'World of Warcraft' with 'Warlords of Draenor' cinematic, release date

During a live event streamed across the web, Blizzard unveiled the anxiously anticipated cinematic for it's 'World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor' expansion pack along with a Nov. 11 release date.

Culture August 14, 2014

Harvard scientists create robot army that can self-assemble

A group of Harvard scientists create a swarm of over 1,000 small robots that can communicate and work with each other, making them capable of achieving a singular task.

Culture August 14, 2014

Ben Affleck responds to 'Batman v. Superman' haters

Oscar winner Ben Affleck is ready for anything as the new cinematic Batman.

Culture August 14, 2014

A melting Antarctica could raise sea levels faster than expected

A new study reports that the melting of Antarctica's massive ice shelves may drive sea levels up faster than initially thought, and could impact coastal cities and areas around the world.

Culture August 14, 2014

Netflix announces upcoming stand-up comedy specials

Netflix announced a whole slew of stand-up comedy specials streaming exclusively on the service starting in late August. The specials will feature the comedy of Bill Cosby, Chelsea Peretti and Jim Jefferies, among others.

Culture August 14, 2014

Tom Hanks has created an app for iPad because he's obsessed with typewriters

Tom Hanks teamed up with app factory Hitcents to create Hanx Writer. The free iPad app recreates the experience of typing on a real-world typewriter.

Culture August 14, 2014

An impossible asteroid baffles astronomers

The speed of one asteroid defies the laws of physics, leaving scientists to guess how it even exists.

Culture August 14, 2014

'Until Dawn' is a horror game with hundreds of choices

Will you make the right decisions to help a group of eight friends all survive against a killer?

Culture August 14, 2014

'Dying Light' will pit players against each other online

The upcoming zombie/parkour action game will feature an online mode where 4 players take on 1 that controls a super zombie.

Culture August 14, 2014

Twitter to address abuse after Zelda Williams is harrassed

After the daughter of the late Robin Williams quit Twitter due to abusive messages, the company promises to change policies.

Culture August 14, 2014

Martin Lawrence tells Conan O'Brien 'Bad Boys 3' is happening

Nearly 20 years after the release of the first film, a third 'Bad Boys' film is definitely real, according to star Martin Lawrence.

Culture August 14, 2014

'Batman: Arkham Knight' drops drool-worthy new screenshots at Gamescom

These may be the most gorgeous 'Batman: Arkham Knight' screenshots yet. The wait for this game is getting more painful by the minute.

Culture August 14, 2014

What is the meaning behind the new World Trade Center logo?

The new World Trade Center logo was revealed on Wednesday as a complex five bar trident. Packed with meaning, it is left to the viewer to interpret.

Culture August 14, 2014

'Batman v. Superman': Potential plot spoilers revealed

The massive 'Batman v. Superman' production is starting to have some leaks from extras working on the film.

Culture August 14, 2014

These new words added to Oxford Dictionaries are cray-cray adorbs

Oxford Dictionaries has posted its quarterly update of new words and phrases. There are dozens of additions, mostly taken from youth and Internet culture.

Culture August 14, 2014

Google wants to cure death with a new website

Calico, the new Google company, officially launched its website that features a team that will be tackling aging and illness-related deaths. Leading the team of researchers is Art Levinson, former Genentech CEO and chairman of Apple.

Culture August 14, 2014

Too much exercise can do more harm than good

New research suggests that overdoing it with exercise can cause more harm than good, at least in heart attack survivors. Scientists urge moderation in exercise for most of the general population.

Culture August 15, 2014

How computer hackers are influencing the Ferguson protests

The protests in Ferguson, Mo. have gained a lot of support online from the hacker group Anonymous and trending hashtags on Twitter. The shooting of Michael Brown by police on Aug. 9 inspired the protests.

Culture August 14, 2014

Are you a workaholic? You may be suffering from a real addiction

A group of Norwegian researchers has identified workaholics as people who may suffer from a legitimate addiction. Although there are workaholics all over the world, the U.S. ranks in the top five of workaholic countries.

Culture August 14, 2014

Michael Jackson’s new video debuts on Twitter

The video for late Michael Jackson’s new single was the first to be released through social media site Twitter. The video for “A Place With No Name,” includes never-before-seen footage of the King of Pop.

Culture August 14, 2014

'American Horror Story' adds the world's smallest actress to season four

The world's smallest actress has been cast in the hit FX drama 'American Horror Story' for season four.

Culture August 14, 2014

Is salt good or bad for you? A new study has some controversial theories

A new study contradicts previous research about sodium intake by suggesting that adults who do not get enough salt in their diet may have an increased risk of heart attacks and strokes.

Culture August 14, 2014

Michael Cera surprises everyone and drops an album

Michael Cera, the actor famous for his roles in "Arrested Development," "Juno" and "Superbad," released his first album. The 18-song album is full of folky, lo-fi music.

Culture August 14, 2014

Jason Momoa confirmed as Aquaman: What we want to see from the character

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will definitely feature Jason Momoa as Aquaman, and he's also getting his own movie to boot. Let's hope Warner and DC wash away the stench of Aquaman in Super Friends.

Culture August 16, 2014

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