Last year, a map of Middle-earth, annotated by Tolkien himself, was unearthed in a copy of a book owned by illustrator Pauline Baynes. The map’s now been purchased by Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries, who very kindly put a photo of the full map online, which is sure to be pored over by fans forever and ever.
At the center of Captain America: Civil War is the most spectacular action scene we’ve ever seen in a superhero movie. Twelve superheroes in one place, fighting with each other, a battle packed with excitement, humor, and personal stakes. It’s the kind of set piece even the biggest Hollywood blockbuster would kill to…
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The fact that the previously very-dead Jon Snow is now very not-dead on Game of Thrones is perhaps one of the worst kept secrets in the show’s six-year history. But that didn’t stop the production team from trying to keep his return under wraps—and they went to some pretty crazy lengths to do so, like banning his name.
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The movements in kung fu are so graceful that even when you replace the human with random digital objects, the art of it still shines through. Tobias Gremmler captured the motion of kung fu and then recreated it with different digital variations: as a fabric weaved over time, expanding into emptiness, reconstructing…
I wish I could see more of the build process for artist Koka Nikoladze’s mechanical beat machines, but the little teasers of shaping springs and wires and wood in the video will have to do. In the end, the machines become adorably weird music boxes that are totally programmable and can “produce different kinds of…
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Frank Castle doesn’t say a word in the first issue of his new series. He really doesn’t need to.
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This Friday, Captain America: Civil War hits theaters in the US. It’s the thirteenth movie in the nearly ten billion dollar Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s also the culmination of a story between Iron Man and Captain America that’s spanned nearly a decade of storytelling. Here’s how to catch up before the showdown…
Some kids save up allowance money to buy a afford a new bike. Jani, a 10-year-old Finnish boy, decided to hack Instagram, and now he’s $10,000 richer.
They’re on a mission from God ... DAMMIT IT ARE THEY SERIOUS? Yes. Yes, they are. Dan Aykroyd and Judy Belushi, John Belushi’s widow, are turning iconic Saturday Night Live skit turned classic movie The Blues Brothers into a prime time animated TV show.
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Quaker Oats is being sued over the big “100% Natural” label on the front of its box. What else is in that bucket o’ oats that makes the label a lie? Nothing, say the plantiffs—it is, indeed, just oats. Their complaint is that the oats were grown using pesticides. That, they claim, should be sufficient to keep the…
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