Big Brother: Julie Chen Moonves Sheds Light on Sign-Off: ‘Black Lives Matter and Now Is the Time to Speak Up’

RELATED STORIES Veritably answering two of TVLine’s recent TV Questions, Julie Chen Moonves has shed light on the intent of her feel-good Big Brother All-Stars sign-off messages. Whereas the host traditionally ends her on-camera appearance by saying, “From outside the Big Brother house, I’m Julie Chen Moonves. Goodnight,” she capped the Aug. 5 season opener […]

Stargirl Recap: Best Episode Yet Sheds Light on a Wannabe Teen Supervillain

RELATED STORIES This recap contains spoilers from Episode 7 of DC’s Stargirl (which premieres new episodes Monday on DC Universe and Tuesday on The CW). DC’s Stargirl this week got very interesting, tunneling beneath the fun, bubbly artifice of its inherent premise to shed light on the dark underpinnings of one of Courtney’s classmates… reveal what […]

Modern Family Series Finale Recap: Leave the Porch Light On — Grade It!

ABC’s Modern Family — which out of the gate won the Emmy for Best Comedy five years in a row — wrapped its 11-season run on Wednesday night, with a one-hour finale. Did you tune in to bid the Dunphy-Pritchetts farewell? The first half-hour found Phil and Claire living and loving the RV life, having […]

The Blacklist Bosses Shed Light on That Unexpected Fall Finale Alliance, Hint at ‘Looming Danger’ Ahead for Katarina

RELATED STORIES Elizabeth Keen might want to clear some closet space, because The Blacklist‘s fall finale gave her a lot to unpack. Among the revelations Liz learned during this hour: (1) Reddington is not Ilya Koslov, as her grandfather had led her to believe; (2) Dom planned to have Katarina killed years ago, in an effort to […]

TVLine Items: GoT Spinoff Officially Axed, Light Fight Renewed and More

HBO has made it official: It has scrapped its in-the-works Game of Thrones spinoff from Jane Goldman. News of the project’s demise leaked earlier this week. “After careful consideration, we have decided not to move forward to series with the untitled Game of Thrones prequel,” the premium cabler said in a statement late Friday. “We […]

The most gorgeous wildlife photos of 2018 shine a light on nature’s bizarre and wonderful beauty

© Arshdeep Singh – Winner, 10 Years and Under Wildlife photography can shine a light on pressing environmental issues or simply remind us of the splendor of the natural world. Every year, the Natural History Museum in London holds a wildlife photography contest to award some of the best images. Here are 14 of their […]

I never thought I’d pay $150 for smart light bulbs, but the Philips Hue starter kit is the best upgrade I’ve made in my small apartment

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon For personal luxuries, I’m pretty cheap. But getting the seemingly ridiculous $ 150 Philips Hue White Ambiance Starter Kit has actually improved my quality of life. You can control […]

Russian companies get green light to mine gold in Venezuela

Venezuelan authorities have offered Russian companies to take part in gold exploration and gold mining in the country, according to Russian Ambassador to Venezuela Vladimir Zaemsky. “As for Russia’s participation in gold-mining or other mining projects, Venezuela has made a wide range of interesting proposals that are currently under consideration by interested Russian operators,” the […]

Star Wars theory shows Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine in mind-blowing new light

The final movie in the original Star Wars trilogy sees a climactic showdown between Luke Skywalker, his father Anakin – aka Vader – and the disfigured Emperor. The Emperor is sent to his death, before Vader then appears to finally have a moment of peace with his son before he too passes away. But are […]

New software will let artists control how light interacts with objects

Enlarge / Clouds contain billions of individual water droplets that are difficult to plot in computer graphics for movie scenes. (credit: Dartmouth Visual Computing Lab) Animators will now be able to precisely control how microscopic particles interact with light in their renderings of objects, thanks to a research collaboration between computer scientists at Dartmouth University and […]