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Everyone has to start somewhere, and for many directors, that start was in short student films. Let’s dive way back into the catalogue of science fiction, fantasy, and horror directors and see the films that they made when they first sat in the director’s chair.
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It’s not often that a person’s life has the three-part structure of a perfect action movie. It’s even less often that that person is a mathematician. That’s why we need to really appreciate it when we see it. Enjoy the kickass action movie that was the life of Tartaglia
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This ridiculously intricate map charts out the hidden geography and scope of the internet, ranging from assigning proportional landmass to the world’s most popular websites, to drawing out the large swaths of free-flowing spam, to creating a color-coded look at the strength of internet surveillance.
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Archaeologists working at Qusem Cave in Israel have uncovered a 300,000 year-old hearth. It’s the earliest evidence of repeated fire building over a continuous period by humans.
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Nietzsche is famous for saying that God is dead, but news of The Almighty’s demise may have been greatly exaggerated. Here are some of the most fascinating and provocative philosophical arguments for the existence of God.
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Seismologists have found that, contrary to popular thought, earthquakes in the central U.S. are not slowly tapering off — instead the threat appears to be building.
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William Gibson’s Neuromancer has inspired generations of writers, with its visions of artificial intelligence and the rough edges of cyberspace. But it’s also inspired a ton of artists — especially in recent years. Here’s our absolute favorite art inspired by Gibson’s masterpiece.
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