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IBM computer wins at Jeopardy!, Robocalypse proceeds apace

In yet another instance of humanity helping its own future overlords prepare for eventual global domination, IBM has built a supercomputer than can defeat the sharpest useless-trivia masters at their own game. IBM’s Watson isn’t simply a positronic warehouse of information. No, Jeopardy! requires that its players also interpret wordplay,

Can the new Being Human tell MORE story than the British one?

The American remake of BBC’s Being Human may be good news for fans. Each season of the British show consisted of six episodes. Syfy is doing 13 episodes for the first season of its remake. Executive producer Jeremy Carver told the Television Critics Association today that he can give more

First Photo of Garfield as Spider-Man

CBR has posted on-set shots from “Spider-Man” of Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone as Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy, but we haven’t seen anything official — until now, that is. Today on the film’s Facebook page, Columbia Pictures unveiled the first look at Garfield in a redesigned Spider-Man costume, an

Why Colin Farrell hoped he wouldn’t like the Fright Night remake

When Colin Farrell signed on to play über-sexy vampire Jerry Dandridge in the upcoming Fright Night remake, the actor most likely knew he would have big shoes to fill — after all, Chris Sarandon OOZED sex in the original horror/comedy. A fan of the original, he also hoped he wouldn’t

50% of Earth’s small glaciers will be GONE by 2100

2010 tied 2005 as the warmest year on record and marked the 14th consecutive year of above-average temps. Although this is good news in terms of delaying the next ice age, it’s terrible news for Earth’s glaciers, which are melting at an alarming rate. Read the story here

See how Han Solo (really!) made stealth appearances in Firefly

While fans have been debating who was the better smuggler, the Millennium Falcon’s Han Solo or Serenity’s Malcolm Reynolds, their universes have been crossing right under our noses. Geek with Curves blog shows us how the prop team on Joss Whedon’s late, lamented cult classic knew how much Nathan Fillion

Thunderbirds are go for a new series (But will there be puppets?)

The British children’s TV show Thunderbirds—filmed in Supermarionation (an artsy phrase for “puppets”)—was HUGELY successful when it aired in 1965 and 1966. It had spaceships, explosions, intrigue—everything you WOULDN’T expect from a puppet show. And now we’re about to get a remake. Read the story here

Bond is Back!!

EW is reporting that after the financial wrangling over the fate of MGM led the family that produces the 007 films to halt development of their 23rd installment last year, the project is back on track with plans for a Nov. 9, 2012 release date, MGM confirms to EW. Daniel

David E. Kelley’s Wonder Woman Shelved

David E. Kelley’s imagined Wonder Woman reboot will be staying in his imagination: EVERY network has passed on his pilot script. Although Deadline calls it a case of “unfortunate timing,” it turns out each network passed for a different reason, “The project was never considered a fit for Fox and

Frodo IS coming back to Middle-earth and we know HOW

Elijah Wood had better start letting the fur on the tops of his feet grow again. it has been confirmed by EW that the 29-year-old actor will reprise his role as Frodo Baggins in director Peter Jackson’s long-awaited adaptation of The Hobbit. Though Frodo is a central character in J.R.R.

Why wait until Friday? Watch the original Green Hornet right NOW

Yeah, we know—Gordon Jones, the star of this 13-part 1940 serial, is no Seth Rogen. But we’re sure some of you out there will think that’s a GOOD thing. We thought for a snowy Monday (well at least here in Atlanta, it would be fun to sit around and watch

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