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Ariel Martin

The Story of iMom

Ariel Martin
Ariel Martin

A short film called The iMom is an eerie look into the scary future of artificial intelligence.  A robot nanny for your kids: what could possibly go wrong?
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The Rise of Bootlegged Content. It started as soon as music could be recorded.
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Can you solve the frog riddle? It’s as maddening as the Monty Hall problem.
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Meet Laurene Powell Jobs, the mysterious woman who inherited Steve Jobs' fortune. Jobs’ wife doesn’t want celebrity, but doesn’t mind focusing on the charitable organizations she funds.
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DIY Guide: What To Do With Empty Cannon Blast Bottles. Just don’t forget which of the first two you actually did.
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26 Female Directors You Should Know About (and Why You Might Not). They could be big names someday -if they can ever get respect in Hollywood.
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Why I’m moving to the place I called ‘America’s worst place to live.’ An interactive map story changed Christopher Ingraham’s life.
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12 Cat-Related Patents That Are Really Quite Bizarre. The cats probably didn’t like them much.

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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots? Data from the MESSENGER probe proves the tiny planet is more interesting than we ever knew.

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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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