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New species, the ninja lanternshark, discovered

By Henry Hanks

It’s not often that someone discovers a new species, especially when it’s been under their nose for years.

A shark collected during a research expedition in 2010 turns out to be a ninja lanternshark, a brand new species of shark, so named because it is all black, which is how a ninja is typically dressed. 97 more words


CNN: 'Seeking war crimes justice, Bangladesh protesters fight 'anti-Islam' label' published on February 28, 2013

This report is comparatively much better than some other news articles I have already reviewed in this blog. But to not surprise me, it had at least one terribly wrong information and several attempts of presenting partial pictures. 964 more words


A celebrity's take: Comic-Con is all about the fans

Though it may sometimes feel like there are two Comic-Cons, and the fan experience meeting celebrities at conventions can certainly run the gamut, there are also celebs for whom meeting with fans is the biggest reason to attend a Con. 480 more words


Emmy nominee Mayim Bialik on nerd role models and nerd romance

“Big Bang Theory” actress Mayim Bialik finds it interesting that she was seated on the far end of the show’s San Diego Comic-Con panel last Friday, next to… 473 more words


Anna Torv's sneak peek at the end of 'Fringe'

“Fringe” has taken so many twists and turns over four years, it’s anybody’s guess how the series will end for good this season. One thing’s for sure: we’ll glimpse more of the future. 376 more words


William Shatner boldly goes into Trekker culture

In 1969, William Shatner thought his iconic show’s run was over.

“I finished ‘Star Trek’ late one night and everybody said goodbye and off I went, saying, ‘That’s the end of that show.’ It was just a good show and that was the end of it.” 484 more words


What’s next for Joss Whedon?

After directing the most successful movie of the year – not to mention the third most successful movie of all time – where does one go next? 565 more words