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Eric Molinsky

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Great Scott! We're In The Future!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

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October 21, 2015 is the date Marty and Doc travel to in "Back to the Future Part II." The movie made lots of tech mistakes — fax machines?! — but its real failing is a lack of heart.
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Hollywood Blockbusters Remade As 1980s Nintendo Games

Monday, October 19, 2015

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The brilliant minds behind 8-Bit Cinema turn Hollywood movies into old-school video games.
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Confessions of an 'X-Files' Truther

Thursday, October 15, 2015

“The X-Files” made it OK to believe in conspiracy theories. But with birthers, 9/11 truthers, and anti-vaxxers, do we really need permission anymore?

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Roy Lichtenstein Pops into 3-D

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

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What if you could go inside a Roy Lichtenstein painting? Famed designer Stefan Sagmeister turns a fashion magazine spread into a pop art fantasia. 
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Revealing a New Symbol for the South

Thursday, September 24, 2015

We had the Design firm 70kft come up with a new symbol to represent the South that doesn't have the same connotations as the Confederate flag. Here's the result. What do you think?

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Can a Room Be Funny? Sitcom Set Designers Think So

Thursday, August 06, 2015

We tune in every week to see the same people in the same rooms. What are the secrets behind the sitcom set designs that keep us coming back?

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A Neuroscientist Throws Science Overboard for Art

Thursday, July 23, 2015

One neuroscientist found that art gave him more fulfillment and excitement than scientific research. So he abandoned the lab for the art studio. 

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The Return of Yoko Ono

Thursday, June 25, 2015

For years her name was more famous than her work. Now, with a solo show at MoMA and 12 dance music chart toppers, she’s having a late-career renaissance.

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Photographing a 200-Year-Old Battle

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

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War photographer Sam Faulkner has spent years shooting portraits of the foot soldiers in the Battle of Waterloo, using historic reenactors to play the part.
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Los Angeles Is Bursting with Crystals

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

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Crystal formations have been popping out of the cracks and crevices in the Los Angeles streetscape. They're all the work of one mad paper-folding genius.
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Maria Schneider: In Progress, Part II

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Maria Schneider doesn’t release an album very often, so when she does, it’s an event. She let us inside her writing process for her latest, “The Thompson Fields.”

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Watch the Best Student Animators Before They Go Pro

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

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CalArts, the legendary animation school that feeds Pixar, has put its annual showcase of student work online for all to see.
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“Blood Music”

Thursday, May 28, 2015

In Greg Bear's novel “Blood Music,” a scientist infected with a synthetic virus realizes that the organisms in his body have become self-aware — and they're talking in his head.

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The Ethics of Synthetic Biology

Thursday, May 28, 2015

When artists use synthetic biology, are they playing God, or just playing with cool new toys? Scientists Drew Endy and Christina Agapakis weigh in on the ethics.  

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Synthetic Biology in Pop Culture

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Synthetic biology is a great plot device for science fiction, but screenwriters tend to rely on clichés more than the much weirder world of actual science. 

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9,000 Takes on "Do Not Disturb"

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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A retired UN worker shares his vast collection of "Do Not Disturb" signs from hotels around the world.
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The Original Opening Act to "The Empire Strikes Back"

Monday, May 18, 2015

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In 1980, international cinemas still had short films before the main feature. "Black Angel," the opener for "The Empire Strikes Back," is now being re-released online.
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An Instagram Account Proves We're Living Inside "Blade Runner"

Monday, May 04, 2015

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We don't have any replicants running around (that we know of), but one Instagram account shows us how our world is looking more like the sci-fi classic "Blade Runner." 
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Sexy Robots

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Sorting out the pros and cons of starting an intimate relationship with a robot.  

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Let Sleeping Giants Lie (on the Sides of Buildings)

Monday, April 13, 2015

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New York may be the city that never sleeps, but there are giants slumbering on the buildings thanks to the art collective Dawn of Man. 
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