Month: January 2020

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The Charmed reboot is back for Season 2, this time with a new showrunner.  Carter Covington was replaced by Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro for Charmed Season 2, and a new “creative direction” is being targeted for the trio of budding witches, with the series set to “lean harder into its supernatural storylines and less into the family dynamic”
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The developers from inXile Entertainment have announced that Wasteland Remastered is coming to Xbox One and PC. This is your confirmation, then, that the much-loved first game in the Wasteland franchise is all set to make a big comeback. Fans will remember that the original Wasteland was a post-apocalyptic role-playing game that launched in 1988,
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If you like your IMAX posters cluttered and overwhelming, you’re going to love this new one for Bird Of Prey. The film is directed by Cathy Yan, with Margot Robbie serving as a producer through her LuckyChap Entertainment, alongside Sue Kroll for Kroll & Co. Entertainment and Bryan Unkeless for Clubhouse Pictures. The script was written by
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Never doubt the public’s appetite for enormous, man-eating snakes…or at least movie studios’ perception of the public’s appetite for man-eating snakes. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Columbia Pictures has ordered a reboot of 1997’s monster horror hit Anaconda. Evan Daugherty, writer of Tomb Raider and Snow White and the Hunstman, is attached to write the
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Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots get trapped in a labyrinth of suburban family houses and must raise a kid to survive in this weird new trailer for thriller Vivarium: <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> Here’s a matching poster: Vivarium is directed by Lorcan Finnegan from a story by Finnegan and
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Amnesia developer Frictional Games recently began teasing an upcoming project via a previously dead website. The mystery of this project grew larger recently with the reveal of what seems to be an ARG campaign tied to the upcoming title.  As with most ARG campaigns, this one is a little weird, so you’ll need to bear with
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IMAGE: Two photons are entangled, one in polarization and the other in orbital angular momentum — twisted light. By passing the polarization photon through the fiber and keeping the twisted light… view more  Credit: Wits University New research done at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and Huazhang University of Science and Technology
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Researchers have developed an ultra-thin and ultra-flexible electronic material that could be printed and rolled out like newspaper, for the touchscreens of the future. The touch-responsive technology is 100 times thinner than existing touchscreen materials and so pliable it can be rolled up like a tube. To create the new conductive sheet, an RMIT University-led
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Den of Geek is hosting this giveaway in partnership with Tor Books. V.E. Schwab is one of our favorite authors here at Den of Geek. From the Shades of Magic series to spooky middle grade read City of Ghosts to her “In Search of Doors” speech delivered at the J.R.R. Tolkien Lecture on Fantasy Literature, we’re really just big Schwab fans. We’re particularly excited
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<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#65279;</span> The Lodge is directed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala from a screenplay co-written with Sergio Casci. It stars Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell, Lia McHugh, Alicia Silverstone, and Richard Armitage. The film follows a young woman (Keough) and her new stepchildren (Martell, McHugh) as they
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American Crime Story‘s third FX anthology iteration will focus on the events pertaining to the U.S. House of Representatives’ October 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton for “high crimes and misdemeanors”; a bellwether media moment in which the serious news cycle merged with pop-culture-proliferated tabloid stories. Titled Impeachment: American Crime Story, the season – initially
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IMAGE: Researchers in ORNL’s Quantum Information Science group summarized their significant contributions to quantum networking and quantum computing in a special issue of Optics & Photonics News. view more  Credit: Christopher Tison and Michael Fanto/Air Force Research Laboratory. A team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has conducted a series of experiments to
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IMAGE: A simple, modular chemical approach could produce over 65,000 different types of complex nanorods. Electron microscope images are shown for 32 of these nanorods, which form with various combinations of… view more  Credit: Schaak Laboratory, Penn State Using straightforward chemistry and a mix-and-match, modular strategy, researchers have developed a simple approach that could produce over
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Sepsis claims one life every four seconds. It is the primary cause of death in hospitals, and one of the ten leading causes of death worldwide. Sepsis is associated with the body’s inflammatory response to a bacterial infection and progresses extremely rapidly: every hour that goes by before it is properly diagnosed and treated increases
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Chad Mirkin, director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology at Northwestern University, is the winner of the 2020 Philip Hauge Abelson Prize, which is presented by the American Association for the Advancement of Science to a scientist or public servant who has contributed significantly to the advancement of science in the United States. “Uniquely, Chad
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IMAGE: Comparison of Wannier functions resulting from different minimization schemes in gallium arsenide (larger pink spheres are Ga cation atoms and yellow spheres are As anions). view more  Credit: Valerio Vitale @Imperial College London Wannier functions were first introduced by Gregory Wannier in 1937 as an alternative way of describing the electronic ground state of periodic
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This Vikings review contains spoilers. Vikings Season 6 Episode 8 “You aren’t fit to be called a son of Ragnar.” With the death of Lagertha, attention now turns toward Bjorn Ironside, and Vikings appears ready to step up the pace of Ivar’s story in Rus and finally return to Floki’s settlement in Iceland. “Valhalla Can