12 "Futuristic" Worlds Where Everybody Uses Obsolete Technology

Imagining the future is a huge challenge — few people saw smartphones and DNA-based medicine coming. But if you want proof that "futuristic" science fiction is always about the present, just look at the obsolete devices people think will still be around. Here are 12 future visions that include tech we've already… » 10/15/14 1:48pm 10/15/14 1:48pm

10 TV Shows That Are Really Creepy If You Think About Them Too Much

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Television is a medium that requires bizarre things to happen every week, like clockwork. So the most successful TV shows are often the ones which engineer recurring weirdness the most smoothly. And this can result in some... odd premises. Here are 10 classic TV shows that kind of creepy if you think about them too… » 10/10/14 3:31pm 10/10/14 3:31pm

​10 Misunderstood Heroes (Who Are Misunderstood For a Reason)

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Everybody loves an amoral protagonist, or an anti-hero — but sometimes, a hero really does his or her best to be good and decent, and yet everybody always expects the worst. We love to identify with misunderstood heroes, whom everybody suspects of evilness — but here are 10 heroes who are misunderstood for good reason. » 11/07/13 2:43pm 11/07/13 2:43pm

Riddick shows how NOT to resurrect a great antihero

There aren't too many characters like Richard B. Riddick nowadays. He's an old-fashioned sort of anti-hero, whose amoral brutality is tempered by a code of honor. He was great in his first movie, but it turns out that antiheroes have a hard time supporting a franchise. As his new movie, Riddick, sadly proves. » 9/06/13 12:34pm 9/06/13 12:34pm