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Michigan students powerfully respond to '13 Reasons Why' with 13 Reasons Why Not

Michigan students powerfully respond to '13 Reasons Why' with 13 Reasons Why Not

As conversations and criticism continue around Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, one Michigan high school is taking action by having students openly discuss the people and things that keep them going. 13 Reasons Why Not began at Oxford High School in honor of former student Megan Abbott, who died by suicide in 2013. Students didn’t know […]

Why a studio decided to make a sequel to a failed game

Why a studio decided to make a sequel to a failed game

For a million reasons, much of it out of anyone’s control, the initial crop of games that launches with any brand new console is bound to have some duds. Normally, those unfortunate failures don’t warrant a sequel, and second chances are exceedingly rare. Knack is the exception. System launch games are built on brand new […]

Facebook helps you celebrate Mother's Day by putting purple flowers everywhere

Facebook helps you celebrate Mother's Day by putting purple flowers everywhere

What’s a better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than with animated purple flowers on Facebook? Actual flowers, you say? Get out of here. Mother’s Day is fast approaching and Facebook is here to help you celebrate. You can express your gratitude to the mothers in your life with numerous features, many of which are accented […]

Virtual reality patients are teaching med students how to break bad news

Virtual reality patients are teaching med students how to break bad news

How do you deliver bad news?  It’s an unfortunate question we all grapple with at some point in our lives. But regularly having tough, life-changing conversations is a job requirement for many doctors. SEE ALSO: Hospitals try giving patients a dose of VR A newly developed technology called MPathic VR helps medical professionals learn how […]

Astronauts take epic 200th spacewalk outside the International Space Station

Astronauts take epic 200th spacewalk outside the International Space Station

Two NASA astronauts are floating around in the void outside the International Space Station Friday. NASA’s Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer are, at the time of this writing, comfortably inside their spacesuits traversing the outside of the Space Station, while performing maintenance on the $100 billion orbiting laboratory.  SEE ALSO: The first spacewalk was 50 […]

'American Idol' is returning, but Kelly Clarkson and Simon Cowell are not

'American Idol' is returning, but Kelly Clarkson and Simon Cowell are not

American Idol is returning from the dead, but its top dawgs, Kelly Clarkson and Simon Cowell aren’t coming along for the ride. While there was originally some speculation that Clarkson, the OG Idol, would be brought onboard the show’s 16th season, Clarkson will not be returning to her reality show roots to judge right away. […]

Everyone is pretty grossed out by a Twitter executive desperately wooing Trump

Everyone is pretty grossed out by a Twitter executive desperately wooing Trump

President Donald Trump loves Twitter. But does Twitter, the company, love Trump? SEE ALSO: Trump tweets Mexico will ‘eventually’ pay for the wall ‘in some form’ after Democrats also agree to pay for it Apparently so.  Twitter Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto tweeted a suggestion to Trump Friday morning that led […]

The OnePlus 5 could be the phone that destroys Samsung's Galaxy S8

The OnePlus 5 could be the phone that destroys Samsung's Galaxy S8

Hold on to your butts because the mother of all leaks for the OnePlus 5, one of the most anticipated phones of the year, has hit the interwebs. If these are indeed the specs for the OnePlus 5, which we’ve confirmed arrives this summer, then Samsung and every other Android phone maker might be in […]

Why using AI in policing decisions risks race and class bias

Why using AI in policing decisions risks race and class bias

AI is rocking the world of policing — and the consequences are still unclear.  British police are poised to go live with a predictive artificial intelligence system that will help officers assess the risk of suspects re-offending.  SEE ALSO: Mark this as the moment when United trolling jumped the shark It’s not Minority Report (yet) […]

Cry of the week: Jimmy bests Chuck on 'Better Call Saul'

Cry of the week: Jimmy bests Chuck on 'Better Call Saul'

Welcome to our weekly series “Cry of the Week,” in which we highlight whatever moment made us ugly cry on our couches the most in the past seven days.  It’s all been leading up to this.  Over the past two and a half seasons, we’ve watched as the relationship between Jimmy and Chuck on Better […]

The best shots in film involve more than just the lead character

The best shots in film involve more than just the lead character

We continue our look at some of the best shots in all of film history by digging into relational shots, two shots, over the shoulders, group shots and crowds. Not just based on how cool they look (because there’s too many cool looking shots for that!) but how they work and why. Visit CineFix for […]

Elon Musk's Boring Company starts it's tunneling project

Elon Musk's Boring Company starts it's tunneling project

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'Madden NFL 18' finds its next 'Madden Curse' victim: Tom Brady

'Madden NFL 18' finds its next 'Madden Curse' victim: Tom Brady

Tom Brady’s 2017/2018 season is doomed, and New England Patriots have EA Sports to thank for that. The infuriatingly talented quarterback — full disclosure: I am a Giants fan, and therefore hate the Pats — has been chosen as the featured athlete on the cover of Madden NFL 2018. Remarkably, this is Brady’s first Madden […]