Last year, Los Angeles decided to replace its high-pressure sodium streetlights, which are know for their distinctive yellow hue, with new, blue-tinted LED’s. The new streetlights might have a profound effect on at least one local industry.
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Robot Land Since 2007, South Korea has been planning a robot-centric theme park. “Robot Land” is back on track after missing its initial opening date of 2012. Now slated for a 2015 opening, this place won’t be like any other theme park on Earth. (Pics)
A group of people in San Francisco have invented a drum kit that you can wear inside your clothing. Now, you or anyone around you could secretly be smuggling musical instruments — in your pants.
Deer Hunter 2014 tally. It is kind of a funny thing to celebrate during a season of good cheer, but Glu Mobile said today that 9,830,162,858 animals have been killed in Deer Hunter 2014. (Infographic)
Mary Pickford’s movies survive because she owned them, and donated them to the Library of Congress in 1946. Seventy percent of America’s silent films are lost and most of the remaining ones are in great shape, according to a study conducted by the Library of Congress. Only about 3,300 of the 11,000 films made before […]
“The Key to Erebor” Hollywood is embracing 3D printing in a big way. Warner Bros. will offer fans digital blueprints of “The Key to Erebor” to help market he Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug. “The Key to Erebor” is a key item from the series, which fans can 3D print on their own or send to […]
The 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair brings over 200,000 book trade professionals to Germany each fall. Book publishers worldwide share some of the same challenges no matter what country they are in. Book publishers are grappling with the digital transition — which, depending on where you live, has either already arrived or is about to come […]
One third of millennials surveyed watch mostly online video or no broadcast television, new research from The New York Times says.
Tweeting about TV is a large and growing phenomenon. The first Nielsen-Twitter TV ratings report has just been released by Nielsen, showing that there has been a 38 percent increase in tweets about TV in the US over the last year — from 190 million in Q2 2012 to 263 million in Q2 2013. The […]
Kevin Spacey in House of Cards What could possibly happen between now and the year 2025 to transform “over-the-top” video services like Netflix and Amazon into some of the most powerful players in TV land—and conversely, to recast today’s biggest networks as supporting actors?