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Why Batman Shouldn't Be the Center of the DC Movie Universe

No matter where he appears—comics, movies, television, Lego toys—Batman is a hit. Now, according to the latest reports from the production of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, Warners executives were so wowed by Ben Affleck’s performance that they’re planning to build the DC cinematic universe around him, too. So… » 8/14/15 8:50am 8/14/15 8:50am

Let's Quit It with the Introvert/Extrovert Nonsense

Over the last few years, we’ve heard a lot about the critical differences between introverts and extroverts. We all heaved a collective sigh as we read personality descriptions, thinking, “that’s me!” But like many personality stereotypes, these aren’t very useful for understanding ourselves. » 6/25/15 9:00am 6/25/15 9:00am

Hey, Get A Load Of This Evil Doctor

The Washington Post has a profile today of Dr. Jack Wolfson, an Arizona cardiologist and holistic medicine, uh, doer or whatever, who's made something of a name for himself by providing a flimsy, fraudulent rime of expertish cover to the reprehensible, morally criminal anti-vaccination crowd in the U.S. It's really… » 1/30/15 1:44pm 1/30/15 1:44pm

The Future Will Not Suck

Change is scary. And for car enthusiasts, we'll experience more change in the next 10 years than we have in the past 50, according to the head of Mercedes-Benz' Silicon Valley R&D lab. While the whole automotive world could devolve into some Syd Mead-style sci-fi dystopia, for us — the gearheads willing to embrace the… » 5/06/14 5:34pm 5/06/14 5:34pm

The greatest rant you'll see this week: World War II is full of plot holes, and the writers should all be fired

If you think your favorite science fiction TV show is full of nonsensical plot twists and lazy writing, you should check out the World War II documentaries, suggests Squid314 on Livejournal, in the funniest blog post you're likely to read this week. Who on Earth would believe that the Allies could actually win the… » 7/13/10 9:30am 7/13/10 9:30am