20 years ago, a spacecraft named Cassini began a journey to the planet Saturn. Cassini spent 13 years orbiting the ringed planet, sending home pictures that greatly advanced our understanding of the solar system that we inhabit. With its mission accomplished, Cassini crashed into the planet it was studying. NPR looks at some of the highlights of what Cassini saw over the course of its trip.
The replicants have nowhere to hide. In the latest short leading up to the release of Blade Runner: 2049, a replicant on the run saves a woman and her child — and is found out in the process.
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The result of three years of research and millions of data points, the Casper Wave is a breakthrough in mattress design. Underneath its handsome exterior, you'll find the new, proprietary Natural Geometry System. It uses five layers of foam to mimic the natural contours of your body at 36 specific points, adjusting naturally to your shoulders and hips without sacrificing support, and keeping your spine properly aligned. Like the original, it uses open-cell foams to keep you cool at night. Designed and assembled in the USA.
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Season seven of Game of Thrones is long gone, but HBO has been keeping our obsessions alive with a behind-the-scenes feature and now this animated prequel. Told in storybook style, the short series tells the history of the Seven Kingdoms — going back long before Robert's Rebellion. The first chapter focuses on the origin of House Targaryen, while the remaining legends will only be available with limited DVD and Blu-ray releases on December 12, 2017.
If you don't like Norm Macdonald's brand of comedy, don't expect him to change for you. Norm has made a career of doing what he likes, and you either love him or you don't. The Nerdwriter digs into the philosophy behind one of America's comedic legends.