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Watch this: all your favorite sci-fi films spliced into a six-minute supercut
Adafruit's Time Circuit Clock takes you back to the future, sans the DeLorean

Sci-fi author sues Ubisoft over Assassin's Creed copyright infringement

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Science fiction author John L. Beiswenger has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against game publisher Ubisoft in a Pennsylvania district court, claiming that the Assassin's Creed series illegally copies ideas and themes he established in his 2002 novel Link. Beiswenger's novel, as excerpted heavily in the suit (PDF), focuses...
Sci-fi author sues Ubisoft over Assassin's Creed copyright infringement

The 404 1,084: Where we get our dates right (podcast)

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On today's show, the 404 guys round up all the breaking news from day one at Google I/O including the Nexus 7, Android Jelly Bean, and Google Glax. We'll also address yesterday's Back to the Future hoax, learn how the major media confirms celebrity deaths, and discover the link between...
The 404 1,084: Where we get our dates right (podcast)

How To Refashion Your Flickchart Rankings As Ratings

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When Jeremy and I came up with the concept for Flickchart, one of the biggest catalysts was that we felt like ratings were never quite good enough to truly describe how much we liked a film using some sort of numerical value.  With only 4 or 5 stars, there...
How To Refashion Your Flickchart Rankings As Ratings

RT @alanhouser: My favorite subtlety in Back to the Future (in case you missed it) http://pop.is/o3ac /via @popurls

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RT @alanhouser: My favorite subtlety in Back to the Future (in case you missed it) http://pop.is/o3ac /via @popurls
GamesBeat's 2012 Game of the Year: The Walking Dead

Back to the Future: The Netscape and Google I.P.O.'s

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Facebook's initial public offering has been looming over the tech landscape for what feels like forever. But while Facebook may be by far the biggest I.P.O. to come out of Silicon Valley, history will judge it as less creative than the Google offering in 1994, and certainly less world-shaking than...
Back to the Future: The Netscape and Google I.P.O.'s
The shockingly shoddy journalism of 'Back to the Future's' newspaper

Mattel's hoverboard keeps McFly planted on terra firma, away from water

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There's no need to worry: your eyes aren't deceiving you, and the year most certainly isn't 2015. Still, that isn't stopping Mattel from teasing the iconic hoverboard at the New York Toy Fair. First made famous by Marty McFly in Back to the Future Part II, the product became...
Mattel's hoverboard keeps McFly planted on terra firma, away from water
Verizon learns that the iPhone isn't the golden goose it once envisioned
Step back into a 1980s arcade with these classic ads

The world’s first ‘Nike+ FuelStation’ opens in London, designed for digitally-enabled athletes

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Nike has opened the world’s first ever Nike+ FuelStation, launching at London’s Boxpark – a ‘temporary’ pop-up mall. For the record, Boxpark strips and refits shipping containers to create “low cost, low risk, ‘box shops’”, and puts them together with a mix of international fashion and lifestyle brands, galleries and...
The world’s first ‘Nike+ FuelStation’ opens in London, designed for digitally-enabled athletes

Back to the future: What if the 'mass media' era was just an accident of history?

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When it comes to the traditional media business, there is often a pervasive nostalgia for “the good old days,” when a handful of newspapers and TV networks ruled over the media landscape and profitability was so taken for granted that huge family dynasties with names like Sulzberger and Bancroft were...
Back to the future: What if the 'mass media' era was just an accident of history?

Gadgetwise Blog: Olympus Goes Back to the Future

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The new OM-D E-M5 from Olympus is meant to evoke 1972's groundbreaking Single Lens Reflex Olympus OM-1. But this modern version isn't an SLR-it's digital, not to mention splash- and dustproof....
Gadgetwise Blog: Olympus Goes Back to the Future

Microsoft Is Building An Operating System To Run Your House (MSFT)

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Microsoft has found the one last area that doesn't have an operating system: Your house. To fix that, Microsoft researchers have developed HomeOS. Seriously. This is like a back-to-the-future kind of thing. Microsoft had talked up the smart home about a decade ago.  The idea is to let you to...
Microsoft Is Building An Operating System To Run Your House (MSFT)

DIY 'Back to the Future' hoverboard actually hovers

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Mattel is releasing a replica of the "Back to the Future" hoverboard, but sadly, it doesn't really float. Maybe the company should get in touch with this DIYer. [Read more]...
DIY 'Back to the Future' hoverboard actually hovers

Empirical Evidence that Flickchart is the Future of Film Criticism

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The homepage of Flickchart states “If they’re all 5 star movies, which one is the best?” I put that to the test to determine just how effective their system is, and just how broken traditional rating methods are. I keep a running diary of all the films I watch,...
Empirical Evidence that Flickchart is the Future of Film Criticism

LOL: Star Wars Weekends 2010 Advertisements

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To promote this year’s Star Wars Weekends, Disney has published a new set of print advertisements showing Star Wars characters enjoying Disneyland. Check them all out after the jump. Read the rest of this post on SlashFilm.com… Here are some possibly related posts: Last Tour To Endor Real Life...
LOL: Star Wars Weekends 2010 Advertisements

I want to do donuts in this DeLorean hovercraft

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The DeLorean has held a special place in the lexicon of pop culture since its appearance in the Back To The Future series, but its real history is even more nuts. Engineer John DeLorean, who produced lovely and iconic designs outside of cars, also tried to save his motor company...
I want to do donuts in this DeLorean hovercraft

HTC Thunderbolt, Droid Incredible 2 go back to the future with leaked Ice Cream Sandwich ROMs

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Looks like some HTC oldies are in store for Android OS goodies -- unofficially. Though Verizon's yet to publicly confirm availability, it does appear Droid Incredible 2 and Thunderbolt owners (like this sorry bastard) are in store for a very real Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade. Two deodexed ROMs based...
HTC Thunderbolt, Droid Incredible 2 go back to the future with leaked Ice Cream Sandwich ROMs

Don't Be Fooled By This Facebook Hoax: It's Not The Future Yet

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You can stop watching for Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd and their DeLorean. The picture circulating on Facebook and Twitter that shows the "flux capacitor" set to June 27, 2012 is a hoax. That didn't stop a lot of people from falling for it, including Facebook geek favorite, George...
Don't Be Fooled By This Facebook Hoax: It's Not The Future Yet

Genome Sequencing Lab Coming to Times Square Tomorrow In the Form of a 1976 Tour Bus

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Some scientist's idea of steampunk. Why would you retrofit a 1976 tour bus with cutting-edge gene sequencing technology? More like, why wouldn't you. New York City residents can see this back-to-the-future experiment in person for the first time tomorrow when Life Technologies' "Ion Bus" stops by Times Square on Broadway between 46th and...
Genome Sequencing Lab Coming to Times Square Tomorrow In the Form of a 1976 Tour Bus

Dave Winer debuts 'classic' Little Outliner

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Outline software, blogger and RSS pioneer Dave Winer is going back to the future with a new company focused on outliner apps. [Read more]...
Dave Winer debuts 'classic' Little Outliner

Up, Up, and Away! The U.S. Army's 1950s Hoverboard Prototype

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For any child of the '80s, this archival footage of the U.S. Army's "flying platform" technology from the mid-'50s immediately calls to mind the hoverboard from Back to the Future: Part II. A levitating surface that could be controlled like a surfboard? Awesome! That exact idea was behind the flying platform, developed...
Up, Up, and Away! The U.S. Army's 1950s Hoverboard Prototype

This DeLorean quadcopter flies back to the future

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Meet the ultimate homemade homage to Doc Brown's flying DeLorean in the "Back to the Future" series. [Read more]...
This DeLorean quadcopter flies back to the future

Marty McFly and Mattel lend a hoverboard to The 404

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The 404 takes a trip to Hill Valley in 2015 to geek out on Mattel's limited edition, full-scale Hoverboard replica from "Back to the Future II." [Read more]...
Marty McFly and Mattel lend a hoverboard to The 404

DeLorean push car costume for the littlest Marty McFly

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A $25 push car is transformed into the ultimate baby-size DeLorean from "Back to the Future." [Read more]...
DeLorean push car costume for the littlest Marty McFly

Must watch: An epic GTA:IV mod that puts you right into the time-traveling DeLorean of Marty McFly

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I thought I was a huge fan of Robert Zemeckis’ classic time travel trilogy Back to the Future. But I pale in comparison to the guy who created this incredible mod for Grand Theft Auto IV that recreates the feel of tearing it up in the DeLorean perfectly. The video...
Must watch: An epic GTA:IV mod that puts you right into the time-traveling DeLorean of Marty McFly

Back To The Future: Google Announces A Meta Keywords Tag Just For News Articles

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Grab your flux capacitor and fire up the Delorean, folks. We’re going back to the future: Meta keywords are back. Well, technically, it’s not the same meta keywords tag that died years ago for traditional SEO purposes. No, it’s a new news_keywords metatag that Google just... Please visit Search Engine...
Back To The Future: Google Announces A Meta Keywords Tag Just For News Articles
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?