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NASA Engineer Reveals Space Cats Secret

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Brant Widgeon, an Astronomical Image Enhancement Engineer at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center*, chats about his experience creating all those amazing space images that leave the entire world in awe. What the world doesn't know is how they're really created.

Film and Video Face Off for Cinema Supremacy

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The conquering of traditional film by video technology is a story whose outcome was perhaps decided years ago. But there remain the hangers-on who fight in the name of those grainy, flickering, celluloid strips. "Side by Side" is a documentary produced by Keanu Reeves (seriously), which examines the transition from film to video in the world of movies.

Maurice Sendak: "F*ck Ebooks"

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Many gathered around the tube in America for Stephen Colbert's feisty interview with everyone's favorite reclusive children's book author, Maurice Sendak. It's always a delight when old people weight in on new technology, and the highlight of the interview was Sendak's eloquent and nuanced condemnation of the ebook revolution.

Watch These Fake Flying People Freak Out New York City

By Casey Chan on at

This is the best prank you can pull on an entire city. The marketing team behind the movie Chronicle tried its hand at viral marketing by flying three human shaped RC planes around NYC to make it look like real people were magically flying. From the ground, it really looked like you were watching a superhero do its flyin' thang.