For four years, Tatiana Maslany has been doing the work of about a dozen people on Orphan Black and there's been a constant call for the Emmys to recognise her work. And tonight she finally did.
The Nebulas weren't the only major awards handed out last night. In Las Vegas, the Horror Writer's Association awarded their own major award, The Stoker, to the best horror stories published in 2015.
We're living in a golden age of television, both at large and within the scope of genre TV. And apparently the Peabody Awards agree. This year the prestigious committee has given three of its Entertainment awards to three of our favourite shows of the last year: Mr Robot, The Leftovers and Jessica Jones.
The winners of the 2015 FASEB BioArt Image and Video Competition have been announced, and they're amazing. Chosen from a diverse cross-section of biology, they feature everything from the proteins that make up the Ebola virus through to roundworms feasting on bacteria. Here's the best, most beautful science photos the year had to offer.
It seems like every week brings a new doomsday study about the death of our oceans. But off the coast of Long Island, an underwater farm is demonstrating how sustainable ocean farming can clean the water, give sea life a safe haven, and turn kelp into the "next kale." Its creators hope the model will catch on — and a recent $US100,000 award will give it more capital to develop the idea.
Back in July GoPro announced a way for you to get paid for the videos you shoot via a licensing portal, but now it's upping the ante. With GoPro Awards, an ongoing contest pays you for the photos and videos you shoot. $US500 for a photo, $US1,000 for a raw video clip, and $US5,000 for a video edit. Not bad.
For years, the Ig Nobel Awards have been famous for celebrating the most offbeat and ludicrous forms of scientific discovery. And last night, I was lucky enough to attend the 2015 Ig Nobel ceremony, because a friend was the proud winner of an Ig Nobel.