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Futurama is Getting an Encore With a New Radio Drama

The last episode of Futurama ended with Fry lovingly asking his wife Leela if she’d like to “go around again,” and now it looks like they’re going to. Nerdist has paired with the creators of the show to create a brand new radio play that ties into the show’s latest mobile game. Read More >>

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Let Germany’s Robopriest Offer You Guidance and Protection 

Unlike many of today’s workers, priests probably thought their jobs were safe from automation. Well, they thought wrong. In Wittenberg, Germany, one church has taken to automating spiritual guidance, creating a new robot, called the Bless U-2, that offers robotic benedictions to its fleshy parishioners. Read More >>

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Good News, Everyone! Futurama Lives on, This Time as a Mobile RPG

Try as the universe might, Futurama’s a property that seemingly can’t be killed — or at least stay dead for very long. Even though the show’s been officially off the air since 2013, Futurama’s getting yet another chance at life in the form of a Worlds of Tomorrow, a mobile video game that picks up after the series’ finale. Read More >>

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All Hail This Brilliant Animatronic Hypnotoad

Remember that live-action Futurama fan film someone was making? In addition to bringing Bender, Fry, Leela, Zoidberg, and the professor into our world, the Fan-o-rama filmmakers are working on realising other characters too, including the all-knowing, benevolent, hypnotoad—ALL HAIL THE HYPNOTOAD (replica). Read More >>

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This Live-Action Futurama Fan Film is Both Incredibly Impressive and Creepy

Let’s begin with some much-deserved kudos: Fan-o-rama, this fan-made Futurama flick, is just mind-boggling in its accuracy. The newly released trailer does its level best to capture the unusual characters, locations, and pastel palette of Matt Groening’s beloved show. Even the show’s character designs have been brought to life... and that’s the problem. Read More >>

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How Futurama Made Maths and Science Funny

Futurama may not make me laugh as hard as other comedies, but its vision of the future and all the shenanigans that come with it have always been enjoyable to watch (throughout all its various cancellations and comebacks). Read More >>

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The Making of Futurama 3D is Even Cooler Than the Original Video

If you were wowed by the stunning version of the Futurama intro in photorealistic 3D, you will be equally amazed by the incredible amount of work that artist Alexy Sakharov put into it using 3ds Max, Nuke, Photoshop and After Effects. The amount of detail that you can barely see in the final product is stunning. Read More >>

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Futurama in Photorealistic 3D is Absolutely Stunning

Whoa. Artist Alexy Zakharov re-imagined the world of Futurama in 3D and transformed the cartoon into a complete stunner. It makes me want to watch a movie version of Futurama set in this world right now. Hell, it makes me want to cryogenically freeze myself so I can live in this world when I wake up. Read More >>

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NASA’s Smell-O-Scope Experiment Sniffs Saturn’s Moon Titan

Good news, everyone! NASA has came up with an interplanetary smell-o-scope experiment, processing data from the Cassini spacecraft and reproducing the smell of another world right here on Earth: Saturn's moon Titan. (Spoiler: It stinks.) Read More >>

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The Maths Hidden in Futurama

You might just watch Futurama and giggle to yourself—as you should!—but if you study it a little more closely, you'll find that it's stuffed full of numbers and maths. Read More >>

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If Your Phone’s Screen Shatters, This Is the Best Background You Can Possibly Use

The Onion joked about people getting phones with shattered screens but, if my screen breaks, I will set this background and keep using it until I bleed to death through my fingers. So cool. [Imgur via Reddit] Read More >>

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Futurama’s Bender Should Be Included In Every Classic Board Game, Not Just Operation

The show hasn't quite been the same since it returned from cancellation, but we'll always have a soft spot for Futurama in our hearts, particularly Bender. Which is why we're completely in love with this custom-made Operation game featuring the lovable robot scamp. Read More >>

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Geekiest Marriage Proposal Yet: Binary, Bender Mask, Flying RC Shark

Raising the bar on nerdy wedding proposals, YouTuber doctorpappa (possibly not a real doctor) decided to ask his girlfriend to marry him by donning a paper-mache Futurama Bender mask, and popping the question in binary. Read More >>