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James Cameron on virtual reality: 'Yawn' (Tomorrow Daily 229)

Khail and Ashley discuss "Avatar" director James Cameron's decidedly lukewarm feelings toward VR, explain how a book can bring safe drinking water to areas in need, and get teary-eyed watching a little girl throw a pitch with her 3D-printed hand. #TDYawn

By August 20, 2015

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'Avatar' director doesn't see broad appeal in VR yet (Tomorrow Daily 229)

At first, we were shocked to hear director James Cameron wasn't overly excited about virtual-reality headsets like the Oculus Rift, but after talking it out, we think we have an idea why he's not so keen on the technology.

By August 20, 2015

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Fantastic poster charts impact of 'Star Wars' on sci-fi films and TV

From spawning "The Large Humanoid Friend of Few Words" to "The Strong Female Badass," a new at-a-glance image from Shutterstock and PopChart Lab traces how "Star Wars" impacted it all.

By August 10, 2015

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Tech puts the 'special' in special effects

Advances in technology have helped animators, visual effects artists and filmmakers bring revolutionary characters and worlds to the big screen.

By July 16, 2015

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Ubisoft nixes female avatars in Assassin's Creed Unity

Apparently, creating female players to battle it out in 18th century revolutionary France is simply "a lot of extra production work."

By June 11, 2014

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Late Oscar-winning composer James Horner honored in 8-bit tribute

CineFix puts together a touching tribute to James Horner, the late composer behind such blockbuster films as "Titanic," "Aliens" and "Avatar," in its customary retro gaming style.

By July 1, 2015

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Inside Comic-Con 2015: Drowning in fandom at the vortex of pop culture

For Road Trip 2015, a journey to Comic-Con reveals just how long fans are willing to wait to see celebrity panels about upcoming films and TV shows. This year's must-stand-in-line event: the upcoming "Star Wars" film.

By July 13, 2015

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Hot-tub hammock promises camping bliss

The Hydro Hammock is a relaxing hammock with the major bonus feature of doubling as a portable hot tub. It's a Kickstarter, though, so it might have to stay in our dreams.

By July 8, 2015

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Honey, I shrunk the superhero: 'Ant-Man' is a bite-size delight (review)

Marvel ups the ant-e with easily one of the funniest superhero movies yet. Here's our spoiler-free review.

By July 8, 2015

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Mind-controlled telepresence robots could restore mobility to the disabled

A brain-computer interface used in conjunction with telepresence robots could one day help the disabled find a measure of independence.

By June 24, 2015