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What Are The Most Cited Research Papers Of All Time?

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The writers at Nature News recently put together a list of the 100 most highly cited papers of all time. There are a few surprises in here, including the fact that it takes no fewer than 12,119 citations to rank in the top 100. Read more...

What's Neil Patrick Harris' Weird American Horror Story Character?

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Meet some new characters for Agent Carter and Star Wars, and learn more about a Star Wars villain's confrontation with a hero. Kevin Feige shoots down the Avengers/Spider-Man crossover rumors. Plus a sneak peek at Doctor Who's intense next episode. Spoilers now! Read more...

If This is Thursday, It Must Be Cleveland

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And it is Thursday, at least here, and so here I am, in Cleveland, or more accurately its nearby neighbor Twinsburg, to talk to librarians. As I am a big fan of librarians as a general class, this is not exactly an onerous assignment. And then I drive home! Which is on the other side […]

Leaked ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Clip Shows Tony And Steve Getting That Civil War On

InAvengers:AgeofUltron (trailerhere),Hawkeyeownsafarm,andonthisfarmwehaveanIronManandaCaptainAmericaarguingaboutstrategy,e-i-e-i-OHSHTSTEVEISPISSED.Thisleakedclip fromMarvel’sSpecialEvent showsTonyStarkandSteveRogershavingatensediscussionatHawkeye’sfarm,aplacetheygotopresumablygetawayfromUltron,whomaybeincontroloftheinternetatthispoint.

‘Sunset Overdrive’ delivers madness with an apocalyptic message

THE PLAYER The ridiculousness in “Sunset Overdrive” borders on anarchic. There are rules, like any game, but long before players […]

Please Explain How This Squirrel Made a Jack O' Lantern

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No, seriously, tell me how they did this. Not to get all squirrel truther on you, but there was clearly something put on the pumpkin to make the squirrel do this, right? Read more...

Drunk Museum Review: The Mütter Museum Will Give Me Nightmares Forever

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Last time, I had a ball at the American Museum of Natural History. This last time was much less fun than that. I cannot stress enough that having a series of existential crises while drunk and alone in the Mütter Museum is a horrible idea. Just horrible. Read more...

Read These Comics to Prepare for the Next Five Years of Marvel Movies

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Marvel announced a ton of movies yesterday, revealing the characters who'll be joining their silver-screen universe over the next five years. Some of the new heroes, however, aren't as well-known as big-leaguers like Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk. Show More Summary

Here's Clothing Advice for the Modern Supernatural Woman

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Not only is this a tumblr curated with excellent taste. Not only are the situations it addresses complicated to the extreme. But the reasoning? Extremely detailed. Read more...

Werewolf Science: Do Dogs Really Bite More People During Full Moons?

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Once upon a time, one Dr. Simon Chapman of the University of Sydney received a short note from a local farmer: "Have you university types ever looked at whether dog bites happen more around the full moon? It's a well known fact that they do." Chapman decided to put this urban legend to the test. Read more...

Everyone Go Home, the Robot Comedians Are Here

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Well, fuck. Once robots have senses of humor, we officially have nothing to offer this world. This is not how I expected to witness our obsolescence. Read more...

What will future historians say about the 21st century?

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What will future historians say about the 21st century? A new book, written by a historian in 2393, looks at the 21st century and the "Great Collapse of 2093" due to climate change. Co-author Naomi Oreskes says writing science fiction " gave us the freedom to extrapolate and show what's at stake." Read more...

Google X Labs is developing a pill that could one day detect cancer and heart disease.

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Google X Labs is developing a pill that could one day detect cancer and heart disease. The pill would contain 2,000 nanoparticles coated with antibodies and molecules capable of detecting other molecules, and travel through the patient's bloodstream in search of malignant cells. The findings would be transmitted to a sensor on a wearable device. Read more...

The high art of ‘The Shining’: A guest essay by ‘Horns’ director Alexandre Aja

In the spirit of Halloween, Hero Complex reached out to select filmmakers to solicit their fondest memories of classic horror. […]

The Earth And The Moon, In A Single Frame

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Here's something you don't see every day. China's Chang'e 5 test vehicle captured this rare glimpse of the Moon's far side yesterday, from just past the halfway point on its lunar-looping test flight. Incredibly, the spacecraft managed...Show More Summary

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