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A military officer dissects Jon Snow’s battle strategy (and finds it lacking)

In the second episode of the final season of Game of Thrones, “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms,” winter has come, and with it, an army the undead. Jon Snow has devised a battle plan to defend Winterfell, and ultimately the realms of men. So what does a …

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14 reasons sci-fi fans should celebrate David Bowie’s birthday

David Bowie was more than a singer of classic art rock songs. He’s a genre mainstay… and also may believe he’s an alien.

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NYCC: Teachers explain how comic books help kids learn at the NY Public Library

Erica Buddington, founder of The Langston League, which designs socially responsible and relevant curricula for students of color, recently worked with a sixth-grade student who didn’t want to study ancient civilizations. So she tried to get on the mid…

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The biggest fan of Chris Carter’s Millennium made an award-winning documentary about the show

Troy Foreman: Programmer by day. Filmmaker by night.  Millennium fan always.

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Check out these incredible 3D-printed cosplay props from the Maker Faire in NYC

The annual Maker Faire — a moveable feast of arts, crafts, and technology, held worldwide since 2008 — had its first cosplay prop competition in New York City last weekend. The event, held at the New York Hall of Science, was everything you could expec…

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Jobs We Want: Concept artist Gus Mendonca helps create the look of Star Wars, Halo, and others

Ever wondered what a concept artist does for film/TV/games/comic books? Now you’ll know.

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Jobs We Want: Concept artist Gus Mendonca helps create the look of Star Wars, Halo, and others

Ever wondered what a concept artist does for film/TV/games/comic books? Now you’ll know.

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In artist Dave Pollot’s hands, everything old is new again. Geeky too

An artist repurposes old paintings to geeky effect.

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This Orphan Black fan bracelet maker has gone big time

It’s not every fan whose work appears as a plot point on their favorite show.

But New York City-based Miriam Salzman, whose love of Orphan Black inspired her to design, make, and sells friendship bracelets on her Etsy site Summer of String, is not eve…

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Harlan Ellison remembered: Twitter pays tribute to the Star Trek/Outer Limits writer

Harlan Ellison, the enfant terrible of the 1960s speculative fiction publishing world who was known for his irascible nature as much as his brilliant prose, has died at age 84.

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