Saturday, 30 May 2015

KUNG FURY is Here and it is AMAZING [Full Short]

A couple of weeks ago we saw the truly awesome music video for "True Survivor," the main title track to the Kickstarter sensation project Kung Fury.
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Thursday, 28 May 2015

I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here's How.

“Slim by Chocolate!” the headlines blared. A team of German researchers had found that people on a low-carb diet lost weight 10 percent faster if they ate a chocolate bar every day.
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Monday, 25 May 2015

The World's Oldest Stone Tools Were Not Made By Humans

Archeologists working in Kenya have discovered the world’s oldest stone tools. At 3.3 million years, they’re 700,000 years older than what were previously the most ancient stone tools ever discovered. In fact, they’re even older than humans.
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Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Why Stephen King's Dark Tower Is So Hard to Make Into a Movie

Stephen King's novels have occasionally made a successful transition to the big screen, but none has experienced as bumpy an adaptation ride as The Dark Tower series. King's sprawling fantasy-horror-action-Western opus spans seven books written between 1982 and 2004.
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Sunday, 17 May 2015

David Lynch Returns to the Twin Peaks Revival Series!

Last month, word broke that cult director and “Twin Peaks” co-creator David Lynch was bowing out of the revival series that was set to air on Showtime citing issues with negotiations. Tonight, Lynch has revealed that the revival is back on and he will in fact be back for the series.
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Friday, 15 May 2015

ALIA signs the Hague Declaration on Knowledge Discovery in the Digital Age

The ALIA Board has approved the signing of Hague Declaration on Knowledge Discovery in the Digital Age. The declaration aims to foster agreement about how to best enable access to facts, data and ideas for knowledge discovery in the digital age.  
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Library and Information Week


The week aims to raise the profile of libraries and information service professionals in Australia and gives libraries and information services the opportunity to showcase their resources, facilities, events, contacts and services through different programs and events to the community.
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Friday, 1 May 2015

Marvel's Been Hiding a Star Wars Easter Egg In Its Movies

If you’ve noticed that hands and arms have been flying pretty regularly in Marvel’s Phase Two movies, congratulations: you’ve found the Empire Strikes Back tribute purposefully placed there by Marvel. Spoilerish information ahead. So is this a spoiler for Ant-Man… not really.
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Why scholars can’t resist the uncrackable Voynich manuscript

Here is what is known about the Voynich manuscript, a mysterious document that has bedeviled scholars and top cryptographers for more than a century: It consists of 246 pages of handwritten script and illustrations.
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The triumph of fantasy fiction

Has fantasy fiction, for decades a thriving literary genre, finally taken its place in the literary mainstream? It hardly needs bien pensant “literary” admirers: the most successful fantasy novelists have not only their sales figures to encourage them, but also the host of companion volumes, an
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The Best Anime And Manga For Beginners

Anime fandom is a fortress of obscure slang, iconography, and inside jokes. After 16 years of fandom, I'm quite comfortable with it. But what about curious outsiders who don’t care to memorize, say, the differences between each and every Sailor Moon adaptation?
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