Month: May 2021

Last night, K-pop band BTS appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert as part of their current promotional tour for new summer bop Butter. In addition to performing Butter (for the second time ever, after this past weekend’s Billboard Music Awards, where the band took home all four of the awards for which they
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NFT marketplace Terra Virtua has launched the world’s first NFT-only graphic novel – Bloodlines from award-winning British artist Nick Percival (Judge Dredd and Slaine). The work will be released in conjunction with a new graphic novel reader app to allow collectors to immerse themselves in the novel’s post-apocalyptic world, and engage with exclusive content. Check
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The new trailer for Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho begins with Thomasin McKenzie staring at a marquee billboard for Sean Connery’s fifth James Bond movie, Thunderball. For both her and audiences, it immediately lets us know we’ve been transported into a distant—and often romanticized—past. Yet instead of Bond, the actual tone of auteur Wright’s
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HOUSTON – (May 25, 2021) – Sometimes things are a little out of whack, and it turns out to be exactly what you need. That was the case when orthoferrite crystals turned up at a Rice University laboratory slightly misaligned. Those crystals inadvertently became the basis of a discovery that should resonate with researchers studying
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Warning: contains The Handmaid’s Tale SEASON 4 EPISODE 7 spoilers. Anybody concerned that June’s arrival on Canadian soil would sap all the drama out of The Handmaid’s Tale can stop worrying. ‘Home’ was dark, emotional, and complex. It proved that this series is not backing out of its responsibilities when it comes to the portrayal of trauma, nor
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The following contains THE FLASH spoilers through Season 7, Episode 11. Good news, The Flash fans: Our long national nightmare that was the Forces of Nature storyline is finally over. Granted, “Family Matters, Part 2” has many of the same problems as last week’s installment – the nonsensical sibling connection between the various Forces of
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IMAGE: Special X-ray colors resonate with bonds in molecules, (methyl is pictured in this illustration). This enables scientists to selectively probe chemically distinct parts of micelle nanocarriers–in development for smart medicine… view more  Credit: Washington State University PULLMAN, Wash. – Before the huge potential of tiny nanocarriers for highly targeted drug delivery and environmental clean-up can
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Zack Snyder’s name remains prominently connected to the controversial topic of his recent lengthy redux of Justice League and its preceding DC Comics movies. However, the director took his first key genre step toward establishing that connection in 2009 with Watchmen, a DC comic-adapting movie that, despite its disconnect from the main DC Universe, bore
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IMAGE: Prof Gao Huajian, formerly from Stanford and Brown University, joined NTU Singapore in 2019. He was installed as Distinguished University Professor at NTU in the same year. (L-R) NTU President Prof… view more  Credit: NTU Singapore As a child, Professor Gao Huajian, Distinguished University Professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), would stare at
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IMAGE: Top – Atomic force microscopy images of the suspended graphene drum skin before and after optical forging. Bottom – analogue presentation of how a material can become stiffer when it is corrugated. view more  Credit: University of Jyväskylä/Pekka Koskinen, Vesa-Matti Hiltunen Graphene is an ultrathin material characterized by its ultrasmall bending modulus, superflimsiness. Now the
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IMAGE: Team from The University of Manchester and Nationwide Engineering laying the world’s first engineered graphene concrete in a commercial setting, just a couple of miles east of the ancient… view more  Credit: The University of Manchester/Nationwide Engineering Manchester innovation pioneers score world first for sustainable construction with graphene concrete. Construction firm Nationwide Engineering will make
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History’s The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch features ongoing investigations into one of the country’s most mysterious locales. The titular ranch allegedly experiences paranormal activity regularly from UFOs and cattle mutilations to incarnate voices and poltergeists…and sometimes several at the same time. Strange occurrences on the ranch have been the focus of several scientific investigations, including
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This Army of the Dead article contains spoilers. Zack Snyder’s return to the zombie genre that made him an A-list blockbuster director back in 2004 is as outrageous as you’d expect. While Army of the Dead‘s “heist inside a zombie quarantine zone” flick is actually a pretty straightforward affair in terms of the plot, there
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