Streams

Eric Molinsky

Eric Molinsky appears in the following:

“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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The Best Ever Batman vs. Darth Vader Death Match

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

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Aaron Schoenke makes what may be the best fan videos on the internet by pitting favorite characters against each other and watching them battle it out.
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Opera for the L Train Crowd

Friday, April 03, 2015

New York is an opera-loving city, but it’s a tough town to run a large company. So LoftOpera is taking a "do-it-yourself" approach, and breaking a few taboos.

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A Comedian Plants Hilarious Fake Self-Help Books at a Bookstore

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

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Not all the books you find in the self-help section are full of good advice. They might be pranks left by Jeff Wysaski.
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The Scariest Video Game Villain Of All: Cancer

Thursday, March 26, 2015

After a couple lost their young child to cancer, they found comfort in an unexpected place: by making a video game about their son.

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The Scariest Video Game Villain of All: Cancer

Thursday, March 26, 2015

After a couple lost their young child to cancer, they found comfort in an unexpected place: by making a video game about their son.

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Noah Baumbach Isn’t Getting Any Younger

Thursday, March 26, 2015

With “While We’re Young,” Noah Baumbach has made his happiest, most optimistic film yet. But, he warns, don’t get used to it.

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Reality Gets Demented

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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Using nothing more than an iPhone and some office supplies, an animator makes the real world teem with cartoons.
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Adam Sandler Ruins French Short Film, Wrecks New York

Monday, March 23, 2015

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The new Adam Sandler movie "Pixels," about 1980s arcade games attacking Earth, looks kind of corny. But it's based on a bizarre, amazing short film by a young French filmmaker.
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EXTRA! EXTRA! Teddy Roosevelt Goes Digital!

Monday, March 16, 2015

Theodore Roosevelt is considered one of the great presidents, but he doesn’t have a presidential library. His papers are scattered, so a group of scholars are creating a virtual one.

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Everything is Awesome About These Female Lego Figures

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

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Artist Maia Weinstock creates series of Lego minifigures based on trailblazing women like Justice Ruth Ginsberg and Temple Grandin. 
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Recreating a City's Past in Miniature

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

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Two artists recreate their youth by building mini-versions of the streets they grew up on. 
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Classic Disney Pencil Animations Come to Life in GIFs

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

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GIF turns out to be the perfect format to experience the simple beauty of hand-drawn animation.
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